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D.C. wellness calendar, Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Heart Walk volunteers needed Help out at the Nov. 10 event at Nationals Park. 703-248-1784.

Cooking class for cancer patients A hands-on experience led by Laura Pole and Ruth Fehr. Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. $20.

HIV testing Sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Thursday, 10 p.m-1 a.m., Glorious Health Club, 2120 West Virginia Ave. NE. Free.

Yoga class Led by Juneous Pettijohn; take a mat, towel and water bottle. Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Francis A. Gregory Library, 3660 Alabama Ave. SE. Free. 202-645-4297.

Yoga for beginners Mats available. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188. Free.

2012 AIDS Walk A 5K walk or timed run. Proceeds benefit Whitman-Walker HIV/AIDS programs. Saturday at 8:15 a.m., Freedom Plaza, Pennsylvania Ave. NW between 13th and 14th streets. 202-745-7000 or

Fitness program for cancer patients For ages 13-22. Sundays, 3-5 p.m. City Fitness Gym, 3525 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-618-4368. Free. Registration required.

Qigong practice Tailored to the needs of people living with pain, heartache, illness or loss. Led by Tracey Burde. Monday, 8-9 a.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. $10.

Gentle morning yoga Led by Corrin Bennett, all experience levels welcome. Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. $10 per session.

Comeback Club A support group for stroke survivors and their families, friends and caregivers. Monday, 1-2 p.m. Washington Hospital Center National Rehabilitation Hospital, 110 Irving St. NW. 202-877-1440 or Free. Registration suggested.

HIV support group Peer-facilitated meetings for the newly diagnosed and long-term survivors. Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Whitman-Walker Health, 1701 14th St. NW. 202-939-7671. Registration required.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mondays, 8:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Maine Avenue and Sixth Street SW. 202-554-3222. Free.

Traditional yoga Led by Heather Ferris; take a mat. Tuesdays at noon. Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Traditional yoga for beginners Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Northwest One Library, 155 L St. NW. Free. 202-939-5946.

Parkinson’s exercise class Led by rehabilitation therapists. Wednesdays at noon. Georgetown Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free. Registration requested.

Family Yoga With Andrea All ages welcome at this class for beginners; take a mat and a towel. Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Gentle evening yoga Led by Kymberly Sevilla. Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. $10 per session.

Prenatal yoga Led by Jen Mueller. Wednesdays, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, John Philip Sousa Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. $18 per session.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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