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Fairfax wellness calendar, July 11-17, 2013

Breast-feeding support group For mothers and babies. Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Fairfax Women's Center, seventh floor, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6455. Free.

Mood disorders support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

Tai chi beginners practice Saturday 8-9 a.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. 703-759-9141. Free.

Yoga on the Quad An outdoor class; bring a mat. Saturday, 8 a.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. Free.

Kids Fitness Fair Games, an obstacle course, exercising and fitness information, sponsored by St. Athanasius Lutheran Church. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Meadow Lane Park, Vienna. 703-455-4003. Free.

Brain injury support group For survivors and families. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria area. 703-780-4458. Free.

“Journey Through Grief” Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 703-941-7000. Free, registration required.

Peripheral Neuropathy support group Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 202-418-1763. Free.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-667-9800. $10 per class, registration required.

Parkinson’s aquatics exercise class Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners, $5; registration required.

Memory Cafe A casual social meeting with information, resources and fellowship for those with Alzheimer’s and other related diseases and their caregivers. Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Rd., Vienna. 571-236-6933. Free.

“Let’s Get Physical: Staying Active” A physical therapist provides ideas on staying active for caregivers and those with memory impairment. Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-204-4664. Free.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Contact Eileen Thompson. 703-451-8626. Free, registration required.

Clutterers Anonymous A 12 step recovery program. Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday 8:30-9:30 p.m. Unity Club, 116-B West Broad St., Falls Church. 703-405-8384. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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