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Fairfax wellness calendar, May 23-29, 2013

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

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

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.

Mood disorders support group 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.

Helping Hands Stroke Club meeting 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, outdoor basketball court behind the library, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. 703-759-9141. Free.

Parkinson Foundation support group For people living with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers and families. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221.

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.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout Take pills or liquids to Fairfax County district police stations between Monday and June 1. Franconia District Station, 6121 Franconia Rd., Alexandria; Mason District Station, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale; Mount Vernon District Station, 2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria; Reston District Station, 12000 Bowman Towne Dr., Reston; Sully District Station, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly; and West Springfield District Station, 6140 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-938-8723.

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.

Postpartum mood and anxiety support For mothers and babies. Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, ground floor conference center, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6775.

Dementia caregivers support Tuesday, noon-1:15 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Contact Eileen Thompson at 703-451-8626 or Free, registration required.

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.

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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