Walk planned to fight Alzheimer’sThe 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Prince William County will be held Oct. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The walk begins and ends at the Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St. in Manassas. For details, visit http://www.alz.org/nca or call 703-359-4440.
Battlefield Baptist plans kids’ activitiesBattlefield Baptist is planning AWANA clubs and the Upward basketball and cheerleading league for children. AWANA is a Bible club for children ages 2 through sixth grade and meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
The Upward basketball and cheerleading league offers sports for children in K-6. The teams focus on sportsmanship and teamwork over individual scoring.
For details, call 540-347-5855 or visit battlefieldbaptist.org. The church is located at 4361 Lee Hwy. in Gainesville.
Families can learn anger managementWhen Families Get Angry is a three-session course offered by the Virginia Cooperative Extension to assist parents in dealing with anger in the home. The cost is $40 per person or couple. For details, visit http://www.pwcgov.org/parenting or call 703-792-6288.
Classes are offered on Tuesdays, Oct. 2-16, in Manassas and on Wednesdays, Oct. 31-Nov. 14 in Woodbridge. All classes meet from 7 to 9 p.m.
Food Pantry fundraiser plannedThe Haymarket Regional Food Pantry will host its second annual Silent Auction & Dinner Dance on Sept. 28, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Evergreen Country Club in Haymarket. Tickets are $60 per person and include dinner, live music and a silent auction. For details, visit http://www.haymarketfoodpantry.org or contact Celeste Corrigan at 571-236-6213.
Parenting classes are offeredThe Prince William Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) groups. STEP is a six-week discussion group for parents and others who want to learn more effective ways to communicate and discipline.
The cost is $40 per person or couple. For details, visit http://www.pwcgov.org/parenting or call 703-792-6288.
Classes for parents of young children meet in Manassas on Thursdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 15. Classes for parents of school-age children meet in Manassas on Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Nov. 13; and in Woodbridge on Wednesdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 14. Classes will be taught in Spanish in Manassas on Fridays, Nov. 2-Dec. 14 and in Woodbridge on Wednesdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 14. All classes run from 7 to 9 p.m.