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one or both parents. Meets weekly at 6: 30
p.m. Tuesdays. $25. Woodside United Methodist Church, Silver Spring, 301-921-4400,
HEALTHY HEART AND MIND SUPPORT
GROUP. The group is for individuals who
have had heart disease, or have experienced a stroke or cardiac event. 12: 45 p.m.
Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, Silver
Spring, 301-896-3100, www.hopkins
March 25-April 29
CHILD, ADOLESCEN T AND TEENAGER
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP. The six-week
group is for children and teens who have
experienced the death of a parent or sibling.
$25. Meets weekly at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.
Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, 301-921-
April 8-May 27
BEREAVEMEN T SUPPORT GROUP. The
eight-week group is for those grieving the
loss of a loved one. Meets weekly at 6 p.m.
Wednesdays. Holy Cross Resource Center,
Silver Spring, 301-754-7742, www.holycross
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP. The
weekly group helps caregivers cope with
the stress of a cancer diagnosis and learn
how to enhance their own well-being. 6: 30
p.m. Tuesdays. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, Bethesda, 301-634-7500, www.
THROUGH EMOTION COACHING. Help
your child learn how to calm down and handle stress. For parents of children ages 1-7.
7: 30 p.m. $33; $29.70 for PEP members. Parent Encouragement Program, Kensington,
March 4, 11 and 18
MANAGING ANGER: A PAREN T’S GUIDE.
The three-class workshop focuses on how
to change words and actions in order to
get more positive outcomes. 7: 30 p.m. $95;
$85.50 for PEP members. Parent Encouragement Program, Kensington, 301-929-
POWER TOOLS FOR POWER STRUGGLES. Learn what causes power struggles
and how to develop a plan for gaining a
child’s cooperation. For parents of children
ages 5-12. 7 p.m. $30; $27 for PEP members. Temple Micah, Washington, D. C. , 301-
March 7-April 11
POS TNATAL YOGA/PILATES FOR
MOMS AND BABIES. The six-session
class incorporates mom-baby postures
and massage designed to tone, strengthen
and stretch both mother and baby. Women
should bring a pouch-type baby carrier to
class. A note from the OB care provider is
required to participate. 11: 15 a.m. Saturdays.
$50. Destination Maternity at Westfield
Montgomery mall, Bethesda, 301-754-8800,
RESIDENTIAL CARE FOR CAREGIVERS.
Get help in sorting out whether a family
member may need assisted living, dementia care or long-term care in a residential
facility. 10: 30 a.m. Free. Holy Cross Resource
Center, Silver Spring, 301-754-7152, www.
NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER
AWARENESS MONTH. Hospital professionals will provide information and resources on colorectal cancer. 11 a.m. Free.
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, 301-754-
COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS
MON TH PROGRAM. Gastroenterologist
Ekta Gupta will discuss environmental risk
factors for gastrointestinal cancers. 6 p.m.
Free. Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, 301-
TRANSITION TO WELLNESS. The workshop is designed to help breast cancer patients transition from cancer treatments
to life after breast cancer. 6 p.m. Free. Holy
Cross Hospital Professional and Community
Education Center, Silver Spring, 301-754-
LOOK GOOD, FEEL BET TER. Female cancer patients receive tips on skin care, hair/
wig techniques and makeup application. 7
p.m. Free. Holy Cross Hospital Professional and Community Education Center, Silver
Spring, 301-754-8800, www.holycross
CAN DO KIDS FAIR. Children practice skills
such as sewing on a button, making a snack,
vacuuming and hammering nails. For children ages 3-10 and their parents. 1: 30 p.m.
$15 per person, $50 maximum per family;
$13.50 per person, $45 per family for PEP
members. Advanced registration required.
Parent Encouragement Program, Kensington,
March 14 and 21
SA FE SI T TE R. The daylong class teaches
11- to 13-year-olds first aid and child care
skills. 9 a.m. $95. Suburban Hospital Lambert Building, Bethesda, 301-896-3100,
LET’S BEAT PROCRAS TINATION! Recognize the signs of procrastination and learn
techniques to get things done. 7 p.m. $20.
Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, 301-896-
WHAT’S THE “RIGHT” CONSEQUENCE?
Learn how to devise good consequences for
bad behavior. For parents of children ages