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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 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.

Wednesday/Aug. 1

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

Thursday/Aug. 2

Books: The Magic Is Real. Magician Joe Romano brings books to life 2:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Amazing Escapes. Gary Lloyd tells stories of courage and survival 2:30 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 6-12. 703-451-8055.

Monday/Aug. 6

Amazing Escapes. Gary Lloyd tells stories of courage and survival 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Kaydee Puppets. Colonial times come to life 10:30 a.m. at Lorton Library, 6520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Family. 703-339-7385.

Music Safari. Nai Kante Davis presents music, story and movement from Africa 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Aug. 8

Shiver Me Timbers. Pirates in Virginia 2 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-10. 703-339-4610.

Set Sail Virginia. Discover life in the New World 2 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 6-12. 703-451-8055.

Thursday/Aug. 9

Thursday Theatre. Enjoy a summer movie and refreshments 2 p.m. at Lorton Library, 6520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Family. 703-339-7385.

Colonial Kids. Find out what children did in the olden days 2:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 7-10. 703-644-7333.

Saturday/Aug. 11

Music Safari. Nai Kante Davis presents music, story and movement from Africa 2:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Family. 703-339-4610.

Monday/Aug. 13

Adventure Island. Come aboard for tropical activities 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-339-4610.