MERIDIAN-BASED THERAPY LECTURE, licensed acupuncturist Kathe Ana demonstrates acupuncture, acupressure and other meridian-based techniques to improve physical and mental health. Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-538-2037.
ARLINGTON CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, We Can Cope, meet other people with cancer and their families, share ideas, solve problems and receive emotional support, facilitated by a cancer survivor, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.
ALEXANDRIA OFFICE ON WOMEN HOTLINES, for victims of sexual assault or domestic violence, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sexual assault hotline, 703-638-7273. Domestic violence and stalking hotline, 703-838-4911. For information on the Alexandria Office on Women, visit www.alexwomen.com.
INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, all blood types needed. For information on donating blood or holding a drive, call 866-256-6372 or visit www.inova.org/donateblood.
HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, daily case management, individual counseling and job, housing and medical-service assistance. Food, transportation and child care available. Holistic Family Agape Ministries Institute, 2423 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-519-9100.
LEE WALKERS, seniors walking group travels by van to the W&OD Trail in Arlington at 10 a.m.; meet at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.
SEATED STRENGTH TRAINING, seniors, 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3 per class. 703-228-5285.
HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, weekly meetings Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for people with HIV or AIDS. Whitman-Walker Clinic, 5232 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-531-4943.
PARENT SUPPORT, information, education and peer support, sponsored by Stop Child Abuse Now. Children's programs available. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Free; registration required. 703-836-1820 or www.scanva.org.
EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, Christian Education Building, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria. Free. 202-364-9448 or www.emotionsanonymous.org.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, weight-loss support. Weigh-in, 6:30 p.m.; meeting, 7:15 p.m. James Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. $20 annually, plus $6 monthly. 703-519-6722 or www.tops.org.
-- Compiled by MIYA WISEMAN