The following free programs are sponsored by Haven of Northern Virginia. For more information, call 703-941-7000 or visit www.havenofnova.org.
* Widow and widower bereavement support group, 2-3:30 p.m. today or 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale.
* Widow and widower bereavement support group, 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza.
Good Grief for Children, an eight-week program of activities, discussions and art therapy to help those ages 5-12 with the grief process, 5-6 p.m. Mondays, beginning Monday, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-698-2841.
"Handling the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One," tips on getting through the holiday season and an overview of the grief process, 7-8:30 p.m. today, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-698-2841.
At CHADD (Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder) meeting, college counselor Samuel Barnett discusses college selection, 7 p.m. today, Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Hwy. Free. 703-641-5451.
At "Living Well With Diabetes," physician Mark Tanen provides a diabetes overview, and dietitians Alicia Pitts and Heather Neeley discuss popular diets, 7-9 p.m. today, Reston Hospital Center west wing, conference rooms, 1850 Town Center Pkwy. Free; light refreshments served. To register, call 877-689-3627.
A victims of domestic violence group, sponsored by the Victim Assistance Network, 7:30-9 p.m. Monday in Springfield. Free. For more information, call 703-360-7273.
At Parkinson's disease support group, physician Simon Fishman discusses "Adjusting to Parkinson's Disease," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. For more information, call Glen Lawrence at 703-406-2732.
Bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant support group for past, current and upcoming patients and caregivers, 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, Fairfax-Northern VA Hem-Onc, 8503 Arlington Blvd., No. 320, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-698-2841.
The following groups are held at Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-698-2841.
* CanSurvive, a general cancer support group, noon-1:30 p.m. today.
* Carcinoid cancer group, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Breast cancer group, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Cancer Center waiting Room, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Registration required. 703-698-2841.
General cancer support group, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fair Oaks Medical Plaza Building, Conference Center, 3700 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. Registration required. 703-698-2841.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK
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