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Thursday/May 17

Award Ceremony. The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission hosts the 29th annual Human Rights Awards at 6:30 p.m. at Greenspring Village, 7410 Spring Village Drive, Springfield. The awards recognize accomplishments in eliminating discrimination. $50. Call Human Rights Commission at 703-324-2953, TTY 703-324-2900 by May 6 for reservations.

Bee Healthy. Puppet show by Fairfax County Health Department 10:30 a.m. at Pohick Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Birth through 5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Friday/May 18

Jamestown Confidential. Learn about Virginia animals in 1607 and 2007 4-5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Ages 8 and up. $4. 703-451-9588.

Nature Night Hike. Search for Lake Accotink "nightlife" 8:30-10 p.m. at the park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Ages 7 and up. $5/adults, $3/under 16. 703-569-0285.

Saturday/May 19

Exploring Genealogy Resources. Learn about genealogy 11 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Insider Travel Tips. Use the Internet to get the best deal on vacations 1 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Adults. 703-339-7385.

Turtles. Hidden Pond Nature Center reveals fact about turtles 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. All ages. 703-451-8055.

Nature Night Hike. Search for Lake Accotink "nightlife" 8:30-10 p.m. at the park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Ages 7 and up. $5/adults, $3/under 16. 703-569-0285.

Canoe Trip. Learn to paddle 2-3:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Canoe, life jacket provided. Under 16 with adult. $10. 703-569-0285.

Monday/May 21

Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Masters Gardeners Association gives advice 6:30-9 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-978-5600.

First Page. Group for writers meets 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Tuesday/May 22

Teaching Forum. "Defining the Unmet Needs of Children in Northern Virginia" hosted by Mason Project on Immigration and Voices for Virginia's Children is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at George Mason University, Route 123 and Braddock Road in Fairfax. See www.vakids.org.

Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Masters Gardeners Association gives advice 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Talk. "The Malevolent Comedy" by Edward Marston, 7:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

In Our Garden. 10:30 a.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Ages 2-5 with adults. 703-339-7385.

Senior Solutions. Workshop on Medicaid, IRA laws, nursing home spend-down and more 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Friends’ Annual Meeting. Peggy Trees, eBay power seller, discusses online business 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Wednesday/May 23

Peer Review. For those seriously pursuing the path to publication, 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Teen Advisory Board. Teens make library decisions 7 p.m. at Pohick Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Ages 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Travel Club. Bring lunch and discuss travels 1 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Tuesday/May 29

Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Masters Gardeners Association gives advice 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Thursday/May 31

Feathered Friends. 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.