Sunday 5

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 2-3 p.m., Conference Room 2/3, Potomac Hospital, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-445-0777.

Tuesday 7

WRITERS ROUNDTABLE, 7:30 p.m., Francis Cannon VFW Hall, 9304 Centreville Rd., Manassas. 703-494-4260.

PERSONAL FINANCE SEMINAR, 7-8:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration required. 703-792-6287.

EXCEL CLASS, two-part session offering basic instruction, 9-11 a.m. today and Sept. 14. Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free; registration required. 703-494-8126.

BULL RUN TROUBADOURS, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Battle and Church streets, Manassas. 703-743-5867.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHESS CLUB, 7-9 p.m., Game Parlor, 14400 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. 703-670-5887.

Wednesday 8

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the American Red Cross, Prince William chapter. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Prince William Hospital, Conference Rooms B and C in the hospital's Health Center, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-368-4511.

ELDERHOSTEL PROGRAM, travel options for seniors. 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free; registration required. 703-792-4500.

HOME-BUYING SEMINAR, 7-8:30 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free; registration required. 703-792-6287.

STORY TIME, for ages 3-7 with a caregiver, 4 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, weight-loss support group. 9-11 a.m., Prince William Senior Center, 13850 Church Hill Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-494-2692.

WRITERS GROUP, 7:30 p.m., Borders Books & Music, 2904 Prince William Pkwy., Woodbridge. 703-897-8100.

TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL, Lake Ridge Club No. 8913. 7:30 p.m., Tall Oaks Community Center, 12399 Hedges Run Dr., Lake Ridge. 703-494-5530.

Thursday 9

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for patients and family members, sponsored by Potomac Hospital. 7 p.m., Potomac Center (next to the hospital), Suite 320, 2296 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-221-2500.

IDENTITY THEFT PROGRAM, 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration requested. 703-792-4800.

JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB OF MANASSAS, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 9325 West St., Manassas. 703-392-0186.

ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT, 7 p.m., Prince William Senior Center, 13850 Church Hill Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4991.

AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOK CLUB, "The Man in My Basement," by Walter Mosley. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB, 7:30 p.m., Manassas City Hall Council Chambers, first floor, 9027 Center St., Manassas. 540-439-0566.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-368-9800.

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, for parents of children with substance-abuse problems. 8:30 p.m., old Marsteller School building, Room 24, 8730 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-530-8973.

FARMERS MARKET, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Church Street, next to the fire station in Old Town Manassas. 703-361-6599.

Friday 10

USED BOOK SALE, sponsored by the Friends of Potomac Community Library. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Saturday, noon-2 p.m. Sunday. Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

PARENTING CLASSES, in Spanish, sponsored by the Prince William Cooperative Extension Service. 7-9 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 15, Sudley North Government Center, 7987 Ashton Ave., Manassas. $40; registration required. 703-792-6288.

ALCOHOL RECOVERY MEETING, Back Door Friends. Noon, River Woods Community Center, 16573 Nanticoke Rd., Woodbridge. 703-221-5513.

Saturday 11

MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL, noon-4 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

WRITING SEMINAR, how to create a novel. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free; reservations required. 703-792-4500.

FARMERS MARKET, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Church Street, next to the fire station in Old Town Manassas. 703-361-6599.

RECOVERY INC., for people experiencing anxiety, depression, fear and other emotional problems. 10 a.m.-noon, Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 14804 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge. 703-490-5423.

TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP, a two-session class sponsored by the Literacy Volunteers of America, Prince William chapter. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Sept. 18. Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. $30; registration required. 703-670-5702.

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