Sunday, Dec. 16

Al-Anon Family Group newcomers and regular meetings, 8 p.m., Haymarket Baptist Church, parish hall, 14800 Washington St., Haymarket. 703-969-2726.

Monday, Dec. 17

Al-Anon Family Group 7 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1400 G St., Woodbridge. 703-534-4357.

Overeaters Anonymous 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-823-6682 or

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Overeaters Anonymous sunrise meeting 7 a.m., St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow. Free. 202-437-5070 or

Stroke support group 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Prince William Hospital, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-396-5200.

Cancer support group a meeting for cancer patients, survivors and their families. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Prince William Hospital, Medical Building 1, fourth floor, Conference Room C, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-895-4857.

Helping Other Parents Endure a support group for anyone who has suffered the loss of an infant. 7 p.m., Gainesville Church of the Word, 14215 Lee Hwy., Gainesville. Free. 703-955-6899.

Renewed Hope support group a meeting for anyone who has attempted suicide. Call for the location. 7 p.m. Free. 703-368-4141.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Weight loss support group 11 a.m., Spirit and Life United Methodist Church, 4223 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-878-7779 or 571-277-7976.

Red Cross blood drive 1 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 800-448-3543.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Overeaters Anonymous meditation and writing meeting 7 a.m., St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-361-0106, 703-754-9237 or

Caregiver support group for various dementias and related disorders, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capitol Area. 7:30 p.m., Caton Merchant House, 9201 Portner Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8841.

Families Anonymous a 12-step program for adults with family members with substance-abuse problems. 8 p.m., Manassas Presbyterian Church, 8201 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-928-9385 or

Friday, Dec. 21

Blood pressure/glucose screening for seniors. 10:30 a.m., Prince William Senior Center, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas. Free. 703-792-6405.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8:30 p.m., Concordia Lutheran Church, 3637 Graham Park Rd., Triangle. 703-293-9753.

Saturday, Dec. 22

Fit for Christ boot camp the 75-minute class begins with a prayer and warm-up followed by a quick-paced workout with weights. 8 a.m. Saturdays, First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, 13600 Minnieville Rd, Woodbridge. $10; children 9-15 free with an adult. 571-437-8641 or

Anxiety support group Recovery Inc., for people who have anxiety, depression, fear or other emotional problems. 10 a.m.-noon, Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 14806 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge. 703-441-0840.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane


Health Calendar, Prince William Local Living, The Washington Post, 9420 Battle St., Manassas, Va. 20110.