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To post local events in the Connection, mail 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Lea Mae Rice at burke@connectionnewspapers.com or fax 703-917-0991. Deadline is the Thursday before the week of the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call 703-917-6459.

Thursday/Oct. 26

Pumpkin Party. Stories and songs at 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria. Costumes optional. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Friday/Oct. 27

Job Fair. The Joint Employment Transition Services (JETS) and the USO of Metropolitan Washington sponsor a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the SOSA Recreation Center, 9800 Belvoir Road, Fort Belvoir. All military I.D. cardholders eligible. Attendees should bring resumes and be prepared for on-site interviews. No children. For a complete list of employers, contact Dawn Ruth at 703-696-3279 or RuthD@fmmc.army.mil.

Saturday/Oct. 28

Book Sale. “Best of the Best” book sale 12-4 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria. 703-339-4610 .

Movie Time. Watch a movie 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. All ages. 703-451-8055.

Meet Gary Lloyd. Storyteller Gary Lloyd tells multi-cultural folk tales 3:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria. 703-339-4610.

Fall Craft Show. Edison High School offers its 17th annual fall craft show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 50 vendors sell artwork, jewelry, crafts and more. Vendor spaces available to interested individuals through Oct. 1. For more, contact edisonhscraftshow@yahoo.com or call 703-924-8090.

Fund-Raising Potluck. Community members may bring a food dish to share at a fund raiser for Michele Creamer, who has been diagnosed with abdominal cancer, 3-7 p.m. at the Laurel Hills Community Center, 8380 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Live music, raffle, silent auction and more. For more, contact Alicia Creamer at alicia97odu@msn.com.

Monday/Oct. 30

Teen Book Discussion. Discuss favorite books and preview new ones 7 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway. Lorton. Refreshments included. Age 12-18. 703-339-7385.

Story Time. Listen to stories of “By the Light of the Shivery Moon” 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Ages 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Nov. 1

VDOT Meeting. Springfield area residents may share their thoughts about rail, public transportation, commuter service, bicycle, pedestrian, and interstate and primary highway projects in the Six-Year Improvement Program for 2008-2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. During the comment period, individuals will be allowed to speak for three minutes each. Written comments can also be submitted at the meetings. For more, visit www.virginiadot.org.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a snack and share stories 12 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Writers' Roundtable. Discuss work with other writers 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Thursday/Nov. 2

Book Discussion. "Song of the Cuckoo Bird" by Amulya Malladi 12:15 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Reiki Discussion. A master explains this Japanese form of relaxation 7:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Adults. 703-339-7385.

What's New in Picture Books. Program for daycare providers 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Friday/Nov. 3

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Library. 703-644-7333.

Saturday/Nov. 4

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Library. 703-644-7333.

Flu Vaccinations. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B. Must be 18 or older. Call Inova at 877-895-5284 for more.

Sunday/Nov. 5

Hope Cuts. Springfield salons Jon David Salon and Monique's Boutique and Day Spa will donate proceeds from all haircuts conducted today to City of Hope, a cancer research and rehabilitation organization. Jon David Salon is located at 6730 Commerce St. in Springfield and Monique's Boutique and Day Spa is located at 6216-A Rolling Road in Springfield. Visit www.hopecuts.org for more. Jon David Salon is at 703-924-3835. Monique's Boutique is at 703-569-1477.

Used Book Sale. 12-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Library. 703-644-7333.

Monday/Nov. 6

Vision Lecture Series. June Tangney presents "Shame and Guilt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" 8 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, Route 123 and Braddock Road in Fairfax. Tangney addresses the positive aspects of shame and guilt using research conducted with children, families, and incarcerated offenders. Free. To reserve tickets, visit www.gmu.edu/cfa/vision or call 703-993-8888.

Fire Safety. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department presents a puppet show about fire safety 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Starlight Story Time. Share stories, activities and a craft about Thanksgiving 7 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Age 6-12. 703-339-7385.

Wednesday/Nov. 8

History Lecture. Don Hakenson and Gregg Dudding present "The Exploits of John S. Mosby in Fairfax during the Civil War" 7:30 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Book signings available. Free, donations accepted. 703-425-9225.

SAT Strategy. Tips by the Princeton Review for the SAT 7 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Free. Age 13-18. 703-339-7385.

Thursday/Nov. 9

Tiny Tots. Short stories, fingerplays and activities 10:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Wonders. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 18-23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Flu Vaccinations. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B. Must be 18 or older. Call Inova at 877-895-5284 for more.

Saturday/Nov. 11

Holiday Showcase. Join Prince of Peace Lutheran Church for a day of holiday shopping at the fourth annual Prince of Peace Holiday Showcase. Church is located at 8304 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Features products from nationally known companies such as Silpada Jewelry, Southern Living at Home, Longaberger, and more. Free. Lunch served by the Senior High Youth of Prince of Peace. Portion of the proceeds benefit the youth group to attend the National Lutheran Youth Gathering in Orlando, Fla. Contact Susan Wenger at 703-866-3745.

Thursday/Nov. 16

Craft Festival. St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church has its annual craft festival 4-9 p.m., at the church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Stained glass, watercolors, handcrafted folk art and more. Bake sale and snack dinner available. Proceeds go to outreach programs. For more call 703-978-3500.

Friday/Nov. 17

Craft Festival. St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church has its annual craft festival 9 a.m.-8 p.m., at the church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Stained glass, watercolors, handcrafted folk art and more. Bake sale, lunch and snack dinner available. Proceeds go to outreach programs. For more call 703-978-3500.

Sunday/Nov. 19

Model Train Show. N Scale model trains run from 1-4 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK model train club host a monthly layout in the main building as well as in the caboose. $2/adults, $1/children 4-10, children 3 and under free. Gift shop will be open. Call 703-425-9225 or go to www.fairfax-station.org.