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Learn how to stay happy and healthy this summer using the wisdom of Chinese Medicine. Presented by Sharon Crowell, RN and licensed acupuncurist. Friday evening May 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 443 Carlisle Drive, Herndon. Call Sharon for more details at 703-623-8340 or visit

Mothers of Toddlers Support Group. Meets the first Thursday of each month 10am in the Community Room at the Reston YMCA, 12196 Sunset Hills Road. Call 703-689-9240.

Peer support group for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse, on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., in the downstairs meeting room at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Road, McLean. Meetings are sponsored by Voice of the Faithful-Northern Virginia affiliate. Contact Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128.

New Mothers Support Group. Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at 10-11:30 a.m., in the Community Room at the Reston YMCA, 12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Call 703-689-9240.

Bereavement Support Groups. Three groups, sponsored by Haven of Northern Virginia. The Suicide Survivors Group meets the first Tuesday of every month, 7:30-9 p.m. The Widow/Widower Support Group meets the first and third Thursday of every month, 2-3:30 p.m. and the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 703-941-7000

Lupus Support Group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month, at 12:00 p.m., call ahead to determine location. Call 703-689-9240.

Chinese Medicine and how it can improve your health in the summer. This will take place at CTS Partners in Health, 443 Carlisle Drive in Herndon, May 30, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Sharon for more information, 703-623-8340.