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Bulletin Board

Dec. 6-12

Want to be listed in the Bulletin Board? Call Lea Mae Rice at 703-917-6459, e-mail lrice@connectionnewspapers.com or fax 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

Thursday/Dec. 6

Book Discussion. Kingstowne Library hosts a discussion of August Wilson’s "The Piano Lesson," 12:15 at 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Tiny Tots. 10:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Activities for ages 13-17 months with adult. To register, call 703-644-7333.

Small Wonders. Pohick Regional Library entertains 18 to 23-month-olds with short stories, finger-plays and other activities 11:15 a.m., at 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333 to register.

What’s New in Picture Books. Richard Byrd Library presents new books for preschoolers 7 p.m. at 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Childcare certification available. 703-451-8055.

Friday/Dec. 7

Lunch Bunnies. At 12 p.m., Kingstowne Library supplies fun, while guests bring their lunch to the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Birth to age 5, with adult. Call 703-339-4610.

Ponderings. Take a twilight hike 4-5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Ages 6-10. $4. 703-451-9588.

Saturday/Dec. 8

Christmas around the World. Richard Byrd Library presents holiday traditions around the world from 11 to 1 p.m. at the library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Stories in Spanish and English. 703-451-8055.

Walk with a Naturalist. Explore the winter forest 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. $4. 703-451-9588.

Holiday Happening. Shopping, winter walk and holiday craft 2-3 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-2525.

Monday/Dec. 10

Gingerbread Tales. Kingstowne Library provides cold weather stories and fun, 10:30 a.m. at the branch, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Call 703-339-4610 to register.

Snow Party. 4 p.m., at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Age 6-11. To register, call 703-339-7385.

Ones at a Time. Richard Byrd Library presents short stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at the library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 13-23 months with adult. To register, call 703-451-8055.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at the Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. No registration needed. 703-451-8055.

Nature Quest. See how animals prepare for winter 10-11 a.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Ages 3-6. $4. 703-451-9588.

Young Explorers. Fashion a few holiday crafts 3:15-4:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. 703-768-2525.

Tuesday/Dec. 11

Book Discussion. "Portuguese Irregular Verbs" by Alexander McCall Smith, 1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Time for Twos: Gingerbread Tales. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Dec. 12

Nature Detectives. Make a holiday ornament 10-10:45 a.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. 703-768-2525.

Thursday/Dec. 13

Nature Detectives. Make a holiday ornament 10-10:45 a.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. 703-768-2525.

Friday/Dec. 14

Starlight, Starbright. 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 2-5 with adult. To register, call 703-451-8055.

Saturday/Dec. 15

Evergreens. Learn about native evergreens at Richard Byrd Library 10:30 a.m. at 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Presented by Hidden Pond Nature Center. All ages. Call 703-451-8055 to register.