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<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 10

<cal2>"Beat the Heat" Speed Networking Breakfast, presented by the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce at Clyde’s of Tysons Corner, 8332 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, from 7:30-9 a.m. Speaker is Tom Hanton of Guernsey Office Products. Call 703-281-1333 or e-mail webmaster@vtrcc.org.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 12

<cal2>School Supplies and Food Collection for the Alternative House. School supplies and food, both fresh and nonperishable, will be collected. Tax-deductible cash donations will also be accepted. Collection is being held at the Vienna Farmers Market, located in the Caboose parking lot at the corner of Church Street and Dominion Road, N.E., Vienna. Sponsored by the Vienna Jaycees. Visit www.viennajaycees.org.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 19

<cal2>School Supplies and Food Collection for the Alternative House. School supplies and food, both fresh and nonperishable, will be collected. Tax-deductible cash donations will also be accepted. Collection is being held at the Vienna Farmers Market, located in the Caboose parking lot at the corner of Church Street and Dominion Road, N.E., Vienna. Sponsored by the Vienna Jaycees. Visit www.viennajaycees.org.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 21

<cal2>Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club Membership Meeting, 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Dunn Loring Firehouse, 2148 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring. Free and open to the public. Following a short business meeting, guest speaker David E. Jackson, V.M.D., H.M.D., the medical director of University Veterinary Clinic in Fairfax, will share his experiences in his veterinary specialties and with Leptospirosis (canine vaccine). Refreshments. Bring a dog. Visit www.shetlandsheepdog.us.

Sierra Club New Members Orientation. From 7 to 9 p.m. at Lake Anne Community Center, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. The meeting will describe what the Sierra Club is all about, local campaigns, and how you can play a role. Call 703-385-7564. Visit the Sierra Club Great Falls Group web site, at virginia.sierraclub.org/greatfalls/

<cal1>Tuesday/Aug 22

<cal2>Mothers First Vienna/McLean is dedicated to supporting women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home. Activities include parent/child morning meetings and field trips, moms' nights out and lectures. Meeting is at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 28

<cal2>Tysons Land Use Task Force Meeting. The task force is coordinating community input and making recommendations for updating the 1994 Tysons Comprehensive Plan to include four planned Metro stations in the area. Meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna, and is open to the public. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/tysonscorner. To sign up for e-mail or regular mail updates, visit the Web site, call 703-324-1344, TTY 711, or e-mail tysonscornerspecialstudy@fairfaxcounty.gov.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 7

<cal2>Work Session. The Governing Board of the McLean Community Center (MCC) is inviting residents of Dranesville Small Tax District 1A to an Open Work Session on the center’s fiscal year 2008 budget. The work session will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight, at the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave.

MCC is supported by a real estate tax paid by district residents. The current tax rate is 2.8 cents per $100 of a property’s assessed value.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 20

<cal2>Meeting. The McLean Antique Arts Association will meet today at 10 a.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Call 703-356-1102.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 27

<cal2>Public Hearing/Meeting. A public hearing on the fiscal year 2008 budget and the regular monthly meeting of the Governing Board will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Residents who wish to speak at the public hearing are asked to call 703-790-0123/TTY: 703-827-8255, to have their names placed on the speakers’ list.

Visit www.mcleancenter.org