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<cal1>Wednesday/June 21

<cal2>Bikes@vienna provides a free bike safety check from 4-8 p.m. at the bikes@vienna store, 128A Church St., N.W. Safety checks will be provided for children 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. In addition, small repairs and adjustments will be done. The value of the services provided0 in labor per young person. The rain date for the event is Thursday, June 22, 4-6 p.m. Visit www.bikesatvienna.com.

<cal1>Thursday/June 22

<cal2>Public Speaking Seminar. Hunter Mill Toastmasters present a one-hour demonstration of public speaking skills and how to improve them. Free and open to the public. The program is at 7:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Public Library, 101 Maple Avenue E., Vienna. Call 703-281-2824.

Networking 101 and New Member Orientation for the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce runs from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Association, 7927 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 100, McLean. Free. Joint Mixer with the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, also free, follows at the same location, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. E-mail webmaster@vtrcc.org, call 703-281-1333, or visit www.vtrcc.org.

<cal1>Friday/June 23

<cal2>Guest Speaker. The Greater Vienna Republican Woman's Club is hosting Robert Shoemaker of the American Council for Immigration Reform at 10:30 a.m. Call Sigrid Crane at 703-938-0954.

Summer Book Sale today and Saturday, June 24. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Claude Moore Colonial Farm 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean (at end of Colonial Farm Rd.; follow sale signs). Large selection of donated hard and soft cover books.

Browse fiction, nonfiction, first editions, rare and special volume books. Plus videotapes, CDs and records. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Farm educational programs. Visit www.1771.org/directions.htm for directions. Call Anna Eberly, Director at 703-442-7557 or e-mail aeberly@1771.org or call

Victoria Baker, Public Relations 703-796-1798 or e-mail vjbaker@earthlink.net.

<cal>Saturday/June 24

<cal2>The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department will welcome FEMA Director and VVFD honorary chief David Paulison, along with Board of Supervisors Chair Gerry Connolley, Del. Steve Shannon, U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, State Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis, Mayor Jane Seeman and the Vienna Town Council, to their station’s re-dedication. Activities include the Vienna Police Color Guard, rendition of the National Anthem and an official opening ceremony. 10 a.m.-noon. The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department is located at 400 Center St., S. Visit www.vvfd.org or call 703-938-2678.

Summer Book Sale today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Claude Moore Colonial Farm 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean (at end of Colonial Farm Rd.; follow sale signs). Large selection of donated hard and soft cover books.

Browse fiction, nonfiction, first editions, rare and special volume books. Plus videotapes, CDs and records. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Farm educational programs. Visit www.1771.org/directions.htm for directions. Call Anna Eberly, Director at 703-442-7557 or e-mail aeberly@1771.org or call

Victoria Baker, Public Relations 703-796-1798 or e-mail vjbaker@earthlink.net.

Used Book Collection. The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women is collecting used books, CDs, tapes, videos and software today at SunTrust Bank, 515 Maple Ave., E., Vienna, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No records, textbooks or encyclopedias will be accepted. Children’s books are needed. The AAUW Used Book Sale will be held at the McLean Community Center Sept. 15-17 and benefits scholarships for women. Two-thirds of the donation is tax deductible. Call 703-726-6470.

Ice-cream demo. Watch ice cream being made the old-fashioned way or help crank it yourself today and again July 8 and 22, from noon-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Treat yourself to a sample for 75 cents. Call 703-759-2771.

Food Collection. The Vienna-Reston Jaycees are holding a food collection for the Committee for Helping Others at the Oakton Giant from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For information or to volunteer call Karen Hackney at 703-281-1255.

Vienna Farmers’ Market. Come for the crepes made on request, and go home with farm-fresh produce. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.

<cal1>Monday/June 26

<cal2>McLean and Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, a group commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. Everyone is invited. A "Recollections Project" for both McLean and Great Falls is being put together. Anyone interested in participating, or who knows of someone that should be included, call Carole Herrick at 703-356-8223.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 27

<cal2>Body & Soul Fitness will hold summer classes at McLean Bible Church gymnasium starting today through Aug. 18 from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. (No Class on July 4) Childcare is available. Bring a mat or towel to lie on, hand held weights, and water. Call Mary Ward at 703-754-3722.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 28

<cal2>Peer support group for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse. The group meets tonight at 7 p.m. and the last Wednesday of every month in the downstairs meeting room at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Road, McLean. Sponsored by Voice of the Faithful-Northern Virgina affiliate. Call Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128

<cal1>Saturday/July 1

<cal2>Vienna Farmers’ Market. Homemade sausage, herbs, cut flowers and more. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 5

<cal2>Mothers First Great Falls 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. July's meeting is today at 9:30 a.m. at the Grange Playground at 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 12

<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. July's meetings are today and July 26 at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 E. Maple Avenue, Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 26

<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. The group will meet today at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 E. Maple Avenue, Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.