HALFWAY - Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m., St. Joseph's Church, social hall, Virginia Avenue. Meetings are held every Wednesday. Call 301-991-4550 or 301-790-1878.
FREDERICK, Md. - Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6 to 8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1415 W. Seventh St. Go to www.diakon.org.
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Wednesday, Oct. 17, weigh-in from 9 to 9:15 a.m.; program from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. YMCA, Eastern Boulevard, Hagerstown. Call Carol Bachtell at 301-824-7683.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, noon, Bob Evans, 1721 Dual Highway, U.S. 40, east of Hagerstown. Group meets for lunch and offers empathy, support and fellowship for those dealing with amyloidosis. Call Elinor at 301-797-7415.
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SMITHSBURG - Thursday, Oct. 18, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m.; meeting at 5:45 p.m., Smithsburg Branch Library, 66 W. Water St. Call Dale Higgins at 301-416-0518 or Ola McPherson at 301-824-7650.
Loyalton of Hagerstown group, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2 to 3 p.m., Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. Caregiving is available with advance notice. Call April Reynolds at 301-733-3353.
FREDERICK, Md. - Parent/Child Anger Management Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1 and 8, at Families Plus, 35 E. Church St.
Families Plus will offer a multi-week anger management group for parents and middle school-age children. This group will involve an interactive overview of anger management techniques, information and problem-solving skills.
Registration is required and group size is limited. To register, call 301-694-9002, e-mail email@example.com, or fax 301-694-3374.
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. This is a 12-step program for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Call Claudia, 301-293-2243; or Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to www.coda.org.
Turning Points bereavement support
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Lutheran Home Care Services' conference room, one-half mile south of Chambersburg Mall on Pa. 997. The group is open to any adult who has experienced a loss and wants to learn more about the grieving process. Free. Call Kim McCurdy at 717-217-3527 or 800-840-9081.