Sunday 26

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

Monday 27

WRITING CLASS, how to write a research paper. 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration requested. 703-792-4800.

STONE HOUSE QUILT GUILD, 7 p.m., Tabernacle Baptist Church, 8275 Barrett Dr., Manassas. 703-361-3695.

PFLAG MEETING, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. 7 p.m., Bull Run Unitarian Universalist Church, 9350 Main St., Manassas. 301-439-3524.

BLOOD DRIVES, sponsored by the American Red Cross, Prince William Chapter. 3:30-8 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas; 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Potomac High School, 3401 Four Year Trail, Dumfries. 703-368-4511.

EVENING STORY HOUR, for children 2-6 with a caregiver. 7:15 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

Tuesday 28

GER SUPPORT GROUP, for parents of children with gastroesophageal reflux (GER), sponsored by the Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association. 7 p.m., Conference Room 1, Wellness Center, Prince William Hospital, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-257-7691.

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS (MOPs), 7-9 p.m., 12450 Clipper Dr., Woodbridge. $3. 703-490-4332.

CARDIAC 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.

CREATIVE WRITING SEMINAR, 6:45 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free; registration requested. 703-361-8211.

NOVA NOVEL CLUB, 7:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration requested. 703-792-4800.

FINANCIAL PROGRAM, geared for newly single people. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free; registration required. 703-494-8126.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the American Red Cross, Prince William Chapter. 2-7:30 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3000 Dale Blvd., Dale City. 703-368-4511.

STORY HOUR, for children 3-6. 10:30 a.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

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 29

STORY TIME, for children 2-6, 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.; for children 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, 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 30

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 1

RECYCLING PROJECT, accepting newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans; sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 1196. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Woodbridge Senior High School, 3001 Old Bridge Rd., Woodbridge. 703-590-0511.

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

Saturday 2

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.

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