Widow/widowers bereavement support, 2-3:30 p.m. today or 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. For more information, call 703-941-7000 or visit www.havenofnova.org.
Grief support, a general bereavement group for adults, 7:30-9 p.m. today and Aug. 18, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Lane, Burke. For more information, call Carol Mack at 703-455-2400, Ext. 17.
Fibromyalgia workshop for seniors, 1-2 p.m. today, an opportunity to learn gentle exercises and relaxation techniques to ease muscle tension and anxiety; small pillow and blanket recommended. Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza. Free; registration required. For more information, call 703-476-4500 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.
Breastfeeding moms' group discussion, led by an experienced maternal-infant nurse/lactation consultant, with weekly prize drawing, complimentary parking, baby weight check, refreshments and information, 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 703-776-6455.
Caregivers meeting, for family members to discuss coping strategies, support and information related to cancer, its treatment and more, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Radiation Oncology Conference Room, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. Use blue parking garage. Advance registration required. For more information, call 703-776-2841.
Look Good Feel Better, a professional cosmetologist shares skin, hair and cosmetic tips to help you look your best before, during and after cancer treatments, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sunrise Assisted Living at Fair Oaks, activities room, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. Advance registration required. 703-776-2841.
Children's educational support group, an eight-week group with discussions and activities to help ages 5-12 learn about cancer and find ways to manage their emotions and the changes when a family member has cancer, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 10-Sept. 28, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Advance registration required. Call Jenny Eckert at 703-208-5623.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder support group, a free group for people with OCD, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcum Lane, Arlington. For more information, call 703-535-6575.
Northern Virginia Epilepsy group, a free group sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region for adults with seizure disorders and their caregivers. 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Falls Church High School, Room 100, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. For more information, call 703-425-6660.
CanSurvive, a general cancer support group, noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-776-2841.
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