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Elks Club. James H. Haynes Lodge 529, 250 Nutley St., Vienna, 703-938-2442. A club for men and women. Performs charitable work and supports education.

Vienna Woman's Club, a service organization involved in community projects and scholarship programs, meets monthly on the third Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center. For membership information, call Sylvia Davies at 703-938-1445.

La Leche League of Vienna's next meeting is on Wednesday, May 5, at 10 a.m. The topic for May is "Baby Arrives; the Family and the Breastfed Baby." Pregnant and nursing women as well as their children are welcome to attend. Meeting location: American Legion Post 330 Center St., N., Vienna. Free. For more information or questions, call a La Leche League Leader at 703-281-5801 or 703-716-4872 or abcgray@hotmail.com.

The Mamie Eisenhower Republican Women's Club hosts a fund-raiser on Friday, May 14, at 6 p.m., at the home of a member in Oakton. The evening will include a catered buffet dinner, a silent auction and a live auction conducted by Jane Woods, secretary of Virginia Health and Welfare. Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites (R-34th) will be the guest speaker. The cost is $35. For more information and location, call 703-620-3652.

Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1896. 9616 Courthouse Road, Vienna. 703-281-4370. A fraternal family organization, with a lodge open to members seven days a week. Sponsors charitable causes, donates to local groups. New members need a sponsor.

Mothers & More of Northern Virginia. A support organization for women who have altered their career path to care for their young children at home. General meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month at the Fairfax County Government Center at 7:30 p.m. Call toll free 1-866-716-7766 for more information. Visitors are welcome. Free.

Vienna (Host) Lions Club. P.O. Box 292, Vienna, VA 22183. Contact Mike Mead 703-938-5235 or Bob Bingham 703-281-4465. President Peter Stevens 703-281-9679. Local club that is part of the largest service organization in the world. Charitable work includes working with the visually and hearing impaired, drug awareness and juvenile diabetes.

Vienna Legion. Dyer Gunnell Post 180, 330 N. Center St., Vienna, 703-938-9535. A fraternal organization of veterans who served during wartime.

Ayr Hill Garden Club. Vienna’s oldest garden club. Founded in 1929 to stimulate interest in gardening and beautifying Vienna and environs. Continues to be actively involved in civic gardening and beautification projects. For more information, write to P.O. Box 815, Vienna, VA, 22180.

Friends of the Library. C/O Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., 703-938-0405. A service organization helping the library to obtain furnishings and equipment, as well as planning programs of interest to the Vienna community.

Northern Virginia Model Railroaders. Irving Bialick, 703-938-4898; train station, 703-938-5157. Builds and operates a model railroad within the Vienna railroad station, which is displayed for the public once a month at no charge. Web site: http://www.nvmr.org.

The Welcome Club of Northern Virginia. Offers many special interest groups for newcomers to the Northern Virginia area, including book discussion groups, couple’s dinner groups, theater groups, cultural tour groups and tennis and golf groups. Meetings are open to members and guests, reservation only and are held on the first Thursday of the month, September through May. Call Barbara Nuenighoff at 703-620-3027.

Ayr Hill Lions Club. 26247 Ocala Circle, South Riding, VA 20152; Charles Meyer, 703-327-9566. A local chapter of the Lions that holds luncheon meetings at Marco Polo at 12:15 p.m., first and third Tuesdays of the month. Community and charitable services and special events.

Equality Fairfax. A gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and advocacy group, Equality Fairfax offers a wide variety of regular social activities, volunteer opportunities and issues education in Fairfax County. Pick and choose the activities of interest: social, volunteer, civic or issues advocacy. Equality Fairfax, P.O. Box 1223, Vienna, VA 22183. Call 703-255-1552 or visit www.EqualityFairfax.org.

Masonic Groups. The following groups are involved with the Masonic fraternity: Concord Lodge, 307 AF & AM, 146 Church St. N.E., secretary Norm Mayo at 703-591-5385, 3108 Jessie Court, Fairfax; Order of the Eastern Star, Harmony Chapter 60, 1391 Hedgewood Drive, Apt. 134, Woodbridge, VA 22913, secretary Judy McIntyre at 703-583-5131.