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Bulletin Board

Dec. 13-19

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. 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.

Monday/Dec. 17

First Page. A group for aspiring writers, novices and experts of all genres meets at Kingstowne Library at 7 p.m., 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. No registration necessary. 703-339-4610

Tuesday/Dec. 18

Starry, Starry Night. Kingstowne Library presents a children’s story time, 10:30 a.m. at the branch, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 13-23 months with adult. Call 703-339-4610 to register.

Wednesday/Dec. 19

Writer’s Peer Review Group. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Book Club. "After This" by Alice McDermott is discussed at 7:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. New members are welcome. Adults. No registration necessary. 703-339-7385.

Thursday/Dec. 20

It’s Froggy. Lorton Library presents a special guest, Froggy, to share stories, activities and a craft, 10:30 a.m. at the branch, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. 703-339-7385.

Friday/Dec. 21

Ponderings. Explore evergreens 4-5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Campfire with s'mores. $4. Ages 6-10. 703-451-9588.

Wednesday/Dec. 26

Inova Blood Drive. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. A photo ID is required and appointments are preferred. 866-256-6372.

Thursday/Dec. 27

Here Comes Froggy. 10:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m. The Jonathan London character, Froggy, appears at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke for stories and activities. Bringing a camera is suggested. Age 3-5 with adult. To register, call 703-644-7333.

Hey, Snowman. Kingstowne Library sponsors storytelling, 1:00 p.m. at the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 3-5 with adult. Call 703-339-4610 to register.

Ponderings. Help Hidden Pond staff feed the animals 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. $1. Ages 6-10. 703-451-9588.

Friday/Dec. 28

Reptile Talk. Hands-on learning about reptiles 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or 3-4 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. $4. Ages 6-10. 703-451-9588.

Saturday/Dec. 29

Meet Froggy. Richard Byrd Library invites children to share stories and activities about Froggy, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., at 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. The library suggests bringing a camera. To register, call 703-339-7385.

Monday/Dec. 31

Monday Movie Matinee. Pohick Regional Library invites children age 6-12 for a movie and popcorn 2:30 p.m. at 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. For information on the title and to register, call 703-644-7333.