Haven of Northern Virginia will hold the following bereavement support groups for widows and widowers. For more information, call 703-941-7000 or visit

* 2-3:30 p.m. today, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale.

* 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston.


Breast-feeding moms group, run by a maternal-infant nurse and lactation consultant, will offer discussions on new-mom topics and concerns, resource information, baby weight check, refreshments and complimentary parking, 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, 7 South Dayroom, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. $5 a session. For more information, call 703-204-6455.

Sports safety training, sports injury prevention, CPR and first aid training for coaches and parents of athletes, offered by the American Red Cross, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 28, 8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. $60 a person. Registration required. For more information, call 703-964-0004.


Caregivers meeting, a Life With Cancer group for relatives to discuss and share coping strategies, support, information related to cancer and its treatment and more, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, Radiation Oncology Conference Room, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. Registration required. Call 703-698-2841.

CanSurvive, a drop-in lunchtime general cancer support group, noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. Call 703-698-2841.

Sibling Support Day, a day designed for siblings of pediatric oncology patients to learn about cancer, talk about their concerns and feelings, participate in arts and crafts, and play games, sponsored by Life With Cancer, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow, Ronald McDonald House, 3312 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. For more information or to register, call 703-208-5623.

Breast cancer group, sponsored by the Breast Cancer Support Network, nurse Lynn Zehner discusses "Better Bone Health," 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Cancer Center waiting room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Registration required. 703-698-2841.

Northern Virginia epilepsy group for adults with seizure disorders and for caregivers, sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake region, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Falls Church High School, Room 100, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. For more information, call 703-425-6660.

Addictions recovery group, a 12-step Christ-centered regeneration and recovery group emphasizing mental, physical, spiritual and emotional recovery patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous. The group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays, Vienna Seventh-day Adventist Church, 344 Courthouse Rd. SW, Vienna. For more information, call 703-938-8383.

Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests recovery group, a monthly support group for survivors of clergy sexual abuse, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dolley Madison Library, downstairs meeting room, 1244 Oak Ridge Rd., McLean. For more information, call Evelyn at 703-620-9295.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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