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

Wednesday/May 9

National League of Junior Cotillions parents’ reception. First season for the City of Fairfax/Vienna Chapter will begin this fall. Junior Cotillion is a youth etiquette, manners, character education, and ballroom dance program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Information session and parents’ reception will be held, 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Contact Michelle Rounds Ly at 703-593-0931, michelle.ly@ thelygroup.net, or www.nljc.com.

Great Falls Historical Society general meeting and potluck dinner. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, followed by the business meeting and the election of officers. Last meeting until September.

Dranesville District Dialogue. Janie Strauss, Dranesville district School Board member, is holding a Dranesville District Dialogue, 7:30-9 p.m. in the Colvin Run Elementary School cafeteria. The Cluster l office will be represented by Audra Sydnor, assistant superintendent. Contact Joann Kinney at 571-423-1065 or joann.kinney@fcps.edu.

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.

Friday/May 11

English Conversation. Group for non-native English speakers of all levels. Adults. 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Saturday/May 12

Great Falls Studios Art Demonstration Day. Watch painters and sculptors create works of art. Adults. 10 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Murder in the Keys. Meet colorful characters, gather evidence and figure out whodunit. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Adults. 7 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Vienna Town Green dedication ceremony. 1-4 p.m., rain or shine at the Town Green, on Maple Avenue between Mill Street and the W&OD Regional Trail. Remarks by Mayor Jane Seeman and others as well as performances and an Arbor Day presentation. Call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 702-255-6360.

Monday/May 14

Estate Planning Seminar. What to Feed a Living Trust will be presented, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Community Center. Attorney David Hoffman will discuss Virginia trust law, funding your trust, what bankers don’t know, trusts and mortgages, trusts and the IRS, record keeping, making amendments, and more. Free, no registration is required. Call 703-255-6360.

Tuesday/May 15

Tysons Task Force consultant liaison subcommittee meeting, 4 p.m. at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, suite 350, 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna. Call Linda Hollis at 703-324-1254.

Book Discussion Group. Ask for title. Adults. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

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

Wednesday/May 16

Evening Book Club. Ask for title. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Lewinsville Senior Center advisory council meeting, 12:45 p.m. at the Center, conference room 2, 1609 Great Falls St., McLean. Call David Leedy at 703-442-9075.

McLean Community Center governing board joint program and finance committees meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call Michael Cadwallader at 703-790-0123.

Teen Center Open House. Open house for parents will be held at Club Phoenix, 5-6 p.m. View the facility, learn about after-school activities, special events and summer camps; meet the staff; complete the required registration form; discuss issues and concerns; or sign up to be an adult volunteer. For information, call 703-255-6360.

Thursday/May 17

VIP Vienna. Support group for people with vision loss. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant in the Cedar Lane shopping center. Meeting includes the presentation of the Vince Kaspar Awards for Excellence in the Arts, which recognize local student poets and artists. Call Len Ignatowski at 703-255-0353 or visit www.geocities.com/vva227.

Friday/May 18

English Conversation. Group for non-native English speakers of all levels. Adults. 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Sunday/May 20

How to Make Better Photographs. Adults. 1 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Monday/May 21

Tysons Task Force housing subcommittee meeting, 8 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. Call Linda Hollis, 703-324-1254.

Tysons Land Use Task Force public meeting, 7-10 p.m. at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, suite 350, 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna.

McLean Community Center governing board capital facilities committee meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call Michael Cadwallader at 703-790-0123.

Book Discussion Group. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie. Adults. No registration is required.7:30 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

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

Wednesday/May 23

McLean Community Center governing board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call Michael Cadwallader at 703-790-0123.

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 24

Northside Property Yard Open House. The Vienna Department of Public Works celebrates Public Works Week with an open house at the Northside Property Yard, 600 Mill St. N.E. 2-6 p.m. Vienna residents are welcome, light refreshments and activities for children will be available. Call 703-255-6381.

Friday/May 25

English Conversation. Group for non-native English speakers of all levels. Adults. 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.