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To have community events listed, send to herndon@connectionnewspapers.com or 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Call 703-917-6449 with questions. Deadline is Friday.

Wednesday/May 2

Fairfax County Planning Commission meeting, 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Call Linda Rodeffer at 703-324-2865.

Thursday/May 3

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Friday/May 4

Reston VIP. Support group for people with vision loss. No registration required. 2 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Saturday/May 5

Reston Community Health Forum. Reston Citizens Association, Reston Hospital Center, and the Fairfax County Hunter Mill District are sponsoring a Reston Community Healthcare Forum, 1:30-3 p.m. at Reston Hospital Center Conference Center - West Wing, 1850 Town Center Parkway. Theme is “Improving Patient Safety through Better Information.” Visit http://go-restown.org, call 703-786-3672 or e-mail RCA-InfoLine@comcast.net.

Housing Fair. Held in conjunction with Herndon community day, noon-4 p.m. at the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center, 1086 Elden St., Dulles Park Shopping Center. Information for first-time homebuyers, with an emphasis on the home-buying process and establishing credit as well as home maintenance and improvement, will be offered. Contact the Resource Center at 703-435-6830.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Public Works Maintenance and Utility Complex, 1481 Sterling Road, Herndon. Accepted waste items include acids, automobile fluids, fluorescent bulbs, fungicides, gasoline, herbicides, insecticides, mercury products, oil-based paint, paint thinner, pesticides, poisons, pool chemicals and rechargeable batteries. Fairfax County residents only; proof of residency required. No business or commercial waste will be accepted. Contact the Department of Public Works at 703-435-6853.

Sunday/May 6

Herndon Memorial Garden dedication ceremony to honor community leaders Billy B. Oxley, Raleigh H. Emory III, Joseph “Hal” Landers and Nelson J. Post. 2 p.m. at the garden, on the lawn of Town Hall, 730 Elden St. A reception will be held at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., will follow the ceremony. For information or to RSVP, call 703-435-6804 or e-mail town.clerk@herndon-va.gov.

Monday/May 7

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting, 9:30 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Call Nancy Vehrs, 703-324-3151.

Wednesday/May 9

Herndon Senior Center advisory council meeting, 1 p.m. in the dining room of the center, 873 Grace St. Call Ruth Junkin, 703-464-6200.

Book Discussion. Headlong by Michael Frayn. Adults. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Fairfax County Park Authority Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in the Herrity Building, suite 941, 12055 Government Center Parkway. Call Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Thursday/May 10

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Friends’ Book Discussion. Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Saturday/May 12

Community Yard Sale by the YMCA Fairfax County Reston. Community members can purchase a space for $15 to sell their items and keep their profit. Sale is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of the YMCA Fairfax County Reston, 12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Call Nancy Burke at 703-318-5298.