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Bulletin Board

Nov. 21-28

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.

Wednesday/Nov. 21

Writers’ Roundtable. Discuss work with other writers 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Book Club. "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield 7:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. New members welcome. Adults. 703-339-7385.

Saturday/Nov. 24

Cardinals up Close. Watch a video presentation 1-2 p.m. Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 703-768-2525.

Sunday/Nov. 25

Cardinals up Close. Watch a video presentation 1-2 p.m. Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 703-768-2525.

Inova Blood Drive. 12-4 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Photo ID required. Appointments preferred. Adults. Call 1-866-256-6372.

Tuesday/Nov. 27

Book Discussion. "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield 7:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

It's Turkey Time. Stories, activities, and a craft 10:30 a.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-338-7385.

Here, There & Every Bear. Stories, activities and a craft about bears 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Tell It Again. Stories in Spanish and English 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 7-10. 703-451-8055.

Wednesday/Nov.28

Boundary Meeting. Meeting for boundary changes in the attendance areas of Forestdale and Springfield Estates Elementary Schools, 7:30 p.m. at Forestdale, 6530 Elder Ave., Springfield. See www.fcps.edu.

Experiment. Hands-on science fun 4-5:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Peer Review. For those seriously pursuing the path to publication with short fiction, novels, or writing scripts 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. Adults. 703-339-4610.

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

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

Thursday/Nov. 29

Wooly Bears. Seasonal stories about bears, wild and Teddy 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Time for Twos. Fall for a leaf 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Friday/Nov. 30

Book Sale. Get an armful of books for $2 at the Friends of Richard Byrd Library book sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Saturday/Dec. 1

Book Sale. Get an armful of books for $2 at the Friends of Richard Byrd Library book sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Used Book Sale. At Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. 703-339-4610.

Virginia Ballet. Kingstowne Library explores the story behind the staging of "The Nutcracker" at 11 a.m. at the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. 703-339-4610.

Sophie, the Wonder Dog. See a pup perform 2 p.m. at the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. To register, call 703-339-4610.

Grrreat Animal Tales. Lorton Library hosts storyteller Gary Lloyd at 3 p.m. at the library, 9520 Richmond Highway. Call 703-339-7385 to register.

Holiday Open House. Celebrate the season with music, crafts and a snack 1-3 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Call 703-339-7385.

Sunday/Dec. 2

Meeting. The Occoquan Watershed Coalition hosts their annual meeting 4:30 p.m. at Clifton Presbyterian Church, 12748 Richards Lane, Clifton. Open to all. 703-475-2102.

Monday/Dec. 3

Vision Series Lecture. "A Generation In Jeopardy: Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future" by Fred Bemak, director of the Diversity Research and Action Center, 8 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa/vision or visit the Center for the Arts ticket office to reserve a spot. 703-993-8888.

Healthy Watersheds. Informational presentation and discussion, 7:30 p.m. at the South County Government Center rooms 1,2 and 3, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. 703-324-5500.

Time for Twos. 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 24-35 months. To register, call 703-644-7333.

Tuesday/Dec. 4

Spies in Washington. Richard Byrd Library presents Carol Bessette of Spies of Washington Tours, 7 p.m. at 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Brrr, It’s Cold Outside. Lorton Library invites ages 2-5 for a morning of stories, activities and a winter craft, 10:30 a.m. at 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. 703-339-7385.

Wednesday/Dec. 5

Lunch Bunnies. At 12 p.m., Kingstowne Library supplies fun, while guests bring their lunch to the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 1-5 with adult. Call 703-339-4610 for more information.

Writers’ Roundtable. A discussion group of writers meets at 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. No registration necessary.

Thursday/Dec. 6

Book Discussion. Kingstowne Library hosts a discussion of August Wilson’s "The Piano Lesson," 12:15 at 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Tiny Tots. 10:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Activities for ages 13-17 months with adult. To register, call 703-644-7333.

Small Wonders. Pohick Regional Library entertains 18 to 23-month-olds with short stories, finger-plays and other activities 11:15 a.m., at 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333 to register.

What’s New in Picture Books. Richard Byrd Library presents new books for preschoolers 7 p.m. at 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Childcare certification available. 703-451-8055.

Friday/Dec. 7

Lunch Bunnies. At 12 p.m., Kingstowne Library supplies fun, while guests bring their lunch to the library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Birth to age 5, with adult. Call 703-339-4610.

Saturday/Dec. 8

Christmas around the World. Richard Byrd Library presents holiday traditions around the world from 11 to 1 p.m. at the library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Stories in Spanish and English. 703-451-8055.