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Fairfax wellness calendar, May 2-9, 2013

Al-Anon/Alateen groups For relatives and friends of alcoholics. 703-534-4357.

Overeaters Anonymous More than 50 meetings a week in Northern Virginia. 703-823-6682.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight loss support groups. 703-430-3764. $28 yearly membership.

Breast-feeding support group 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.

Helping Hands Stroke Club For stroke survivors and caregivers. Friday, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1.

Tai chi beginners practice Gentle outdoor exercise. Saturday, 8-9 a.m. McLean Central Park, basketball court behind the library, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd. 703-759-9141. Free.

Mended Hearts support group For heart-surgery patients, their families and friends. Saturday, 11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-941-8500. Free.

Mental-health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. Saturday, 3-5 p.m. Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, 3302 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-354-5104.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Monday and Friday, 2-3 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 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 Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. $10; $5 care partners; registration required. =

Memory Cafe A casual meeting 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.

Legal Tools for Caregivers For family caregivers of older adults and adults with a disability. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Pl. 703-324-5205. Free.

Independent Living Project Fairfax County offers a six-week program with exercise, presentations, a cooking demonstration and advice. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. 703-324-7210. 703-830-2223. Free.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous For people dealing with food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St. SE, Vienna. 571-334-6507.

MS support group For those with multiple sclerosis, and their family and friends. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. 703-768-4841.

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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