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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/July 19

Teen Cinema. 6:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Ask for titles. Ages 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Springfield Writers’ Group. 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Share work, give and receive feedback in a supportive setting. 703-451-8055.

Friday/July 20

Friday Flicks. 11:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and enjoy movies. Ask for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Explore Nature in the Parks. 8:30-10 p.m. at Lake Accotink, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Evening programs that take a closer look at inhabitants of the parks when it gets dark. Suitable for children 7 and older. Bring a flashlight. $5/adult and $3/under 16. Reserve a spot at 703-569-0285 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/accotink.

Explore Natural Ponds. 7:30-9 p.m. Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Spend the evening looking into dip nets, learning what exactly lives in the water. Popsicles served at end of program. Ages 6 and older, advance registration of $4/person required. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hiddenpond.

Saturday/July 21

Kaydee Puppets. Colonial times come to life at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Monday/July 23

First Page. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. A group for aspiring writers, novices, and experts of all genres. 703-339-4610.

Capture the Beauty. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Huntley Meadows, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Nature photography class geared for teenagers ages 12-16. Students will learn to use digital cameras and print their own high-quality images of the plants, animals and scenery in the park. Their images will be entered into the Friends of Huntley Meadows’ annual photo contest. Reservations required. $90 for four sessions. Call 703-768-2525.

Tuesday/July 24

Set Sail Virginia. 2 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Experience life in the new world with games, activities and a craft. Ages 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Arr, Pirate School. 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Wanted: young sea lo’ers wantin’ to be properly learned in pirating. Lessons include crafts and games. Ages 8-12. 703-644-7333.

Paint a Mug. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Presented by Clay Café Studios, which will return glazed and fired mugs to the library two weeks later. Ages 12-18. 703-339-4610.

Capture the Beauty. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Huntley Meadows, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Nature photography class geared for teens ages 12-16. Students will learn to use digital cameras and print their own high-quality images of the plants, animals and scenery in the park. Their images will be entered into the Friends of Huntley Meadows’ annual photo contest. Reservations required. $90 for four sessions. Call 703-768-2525.

Wednesday/July 25

Mother Goose on the Loose. 10:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Storyteller Miss Cathy shares classic tales. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Little Kids, Little Songs. 10:30 a.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Magical, musical storytelling by Tugboat Music. 703-339-7385.

Travel Club. 1 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Bring a lunch for a lively discussion on specialty travel. 703-451-8055.

Library Writer’s Peer Review Group. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. For those seriously pursuing the path to publication with short fiction or novels, or writing scripts. Call 703-339-4610.

Teen Advisory Board. 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Teens help make it happen. Ages 12-18. Call 703-644-7333.

Little Kids, Little Songs. 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Magical, musical storytelling by Tugboat Music. 703-451-8055.

Capture the Beauty. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Huntley Meadows, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Nature photography class geared for teenagers ages 12-16. Students will learn to use digital cameras and print their own high-quality images of the plants, animals and scenery in the park. Their images will be entered into the Friends of Huntley Meadows’ annual photo contest. Reservations required. $90 for four sessions. Call 703-768-2525.

Thursday/July 26

College Workshop. Virginia College Funding of Springfield hosts a workshop 7 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. The workshop will teach parents of 11th- and 12th-graders about the financial aid system and opportunities available to help finance their children’s college education. Free. 1-886-302-9039.

Capture the Beauty. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Huntley Meadows, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Nature photography class geared for teens ages 12-16. Students will learn to use digital cameras and print their own high-quality images of the plants, animals and scenery in the park. Their images will be entered into the Friends of Huntley Meadows’ annual photo contest. Reservations required. $90 for four sessions. Call 703-768-2525.

Butterflies and Bugs. Stories and activities 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Spoon Puppet Fun. 2 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Create a character from Virginia History. Ages 8-12. Call 703-339-7385.

Teen Cinema. 6:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Ask for titles. Ages 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Friday/July 27

Friday Flicks. 11:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and enjoy movies. Ask for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. Call 703-644-7333.

Crochet Away. 2 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Learn to crochet a pouch. Ages 9-12 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Saturday/July 28

Local Bugs and Frogs. 10 a.m-12 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Enjoy activities focused on insects that buzz. Create bug arts and crafts projects. Ages 4 and up with accompanying adult. $2/child. 703-768-2525.

Insectmania. 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Learn about area wildlife. Presented by Hidden Pond Nature Center. Call 703-451-8055 for more information.

Fairy Tale Theatre. 1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Enjoy a fun-filled, fractured fairytale performed by local teen actors. Call 703-644-7333 for more information.

Fairy Tale Theatre. 3 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Enjoy a fun-filled, fractured fairytale performed by local teen actors. 703-451-8055.

Monday/July 30

Kaydee Puppets. Colonial times come to life 2:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. 703-339-4610.

Tales of Treasure. 2:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories of lost and found treasures. Ages 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Things That Go Boom. 2:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Sound effects, colorful chemistry and vibrations with Mad Science. Ages 6-12. Call 703-339-7385 for more information.

Paint and Personalize a Mug. 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Presented by Clay Café Studios, which will return glazed and fired mugs to the library two weeks later. Ages 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Tuesday/July 31

Colonial Kids. 2 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Find out what children did in the olden days. Age 7-10. 703-339-7385.

Friday/Aug. 2

Conference. Northern Virginia Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division and Business Development Assistance Group, Inc. (BDAG) host the fifth annual Multicultural Business Conference 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at NOVA’s Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. See www.bdag.org.

Sunday/Aug. 12

Jamestown Rediscovery. Beverly "Bly" Straube discusses and signs her book, "Jamestown Rediscovery," 2 p.m. at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414.