Thursday 26

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.

DIABETES LECTURE, an educator from Virginia Hospital Center will discuss the latest research results. 11 a.m. Langston Brown Senior Center, 2121 Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. Registration required. 703-228-4839.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, for Spanish-speaking people. 7-8:30 p.m. Virginia Hospital Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-538-2037.

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.

Friday 27

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 National Memorial Park, 10 a.m.; meet at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Monday 30

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.

EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER, support group, facilitated by an oncology social worker, 5-6:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

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.

Tuesday 31

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for people with prostate cancer, survivors, families and friends, facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

Wednesday 1

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

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