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Bulletin Board

Oct. 4-10

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/Oct. 4

Book Discussion. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde, 12:15 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-978-5600.

What's New in Picture Books. 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. Childcare certification available. 703-451-8055.

Friday/Oct. 5

Ponderings. Learn about fungi 4-5 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Ages 6-10. $4. Reserve a spot at 703-451-9588.

Saturday/Oct. 6

Walk and Talk. 4-5:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Meet at the Visitor Center, then walk in the wetland with Huntley Meadows' new manager and share ideas about wetland restoration or any other park topic. 703-768-2525.

Flu Vaccination. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. $25 or Medicare Part B. Ages 18 and up. Call Inova at 1-877-895-5284.

Flu Vaccination. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. $25 or Medicare Part B. Ages 18 and up. Call Inova at 1-877-895-5284.

Walk with a Naturalist. Look for seasonal happenings 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Free. 703-451-9588.

Video: Fall Colors. Learn why and how leaves change colors with a free video presentation 1-1:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-2525.

Sunday/Oct. 7

Video: Fall Colors. Learn why and how leaves change colors with a free video presentation 1-1:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-2525.

Tuesday/Oct. 9

Lecture. Francis Gary Powers, Jr., son of the U-2 pilot shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960, discusses Cold War history and museum plans 10 a.m. at Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Free. See www.llinova.org or call 703-503-0600.

Sizes and Shapes. Stories and activities 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Ages 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Book Discussion. "Honeymoon with My Brother: A Memoir" by Frank Wisner 1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Oct. 10

Health Literacy Month. Learn about cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-204-3366.

Teen Volunteer Fair. Make service hours count 6:30-8:45 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Ages 12-15. 703-339-7385.

Ones at a Time. Short stories and activities 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-451-8055.

Thursday/Oct. 11

Adapt Your World. Learn about modifications for aging in place 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. To register call 703-324-5205.

Friday/Oct. 12

Holiday Job Fair. Representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants are on hand at a job fair 1-8 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-359-8302 or see www.shopfairoaksmall.com.

Saturday/Oct. 13

Holiday Job Fair. Representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants are on hand at a job fair 1-8 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-359-8302 or see www.shopfairoaksmall.com.

Eagles’ Nest. Presentation by Tim Smith of Mason Neck State Park 2 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. 703-339-7385.

Sunday/Oct. 14

Holiday Job Fair. Representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants are on hand at a job fair 1-6 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-359-8302 or see www.shopfairoaksmall.com.

College Fair. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-359-8302 or see www.shopfairoaksmall.com.

Charity Dog Wash. Take the dog for a bath and raise money for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Just Fur Pets, 6230 Rolling Road, Springfield. $15. For more visit www.homewardtrails.org or www.justfurpets.com.

Monday/Oct. 15

Lecture. Joseph Ichiuji presents "Go for Broke: My Service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team" 12:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Free. For more e-mail Terry Alford at talford@nvcc.edu or call 703-323-3274.

Nature Nook with a Book. Hidden Pond naturalists speak 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Young Explorers. Learn about the graceful deer 3:15-4:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. $3. 703-768-2525.

Nature Quest. Explore trees and plants at 10-11 a.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Ages 3-6. $4. To reserve a spot call 703-451-9588.

Crafty Kids. Scare up some crafts 3:30 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Little Pumpkins. Stories and fall fun 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-339-4610.

Senior Navigator. Learn about the Senior Navigator Web site 11 a.m. at Richard Byrd Regional Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-452-8055.

Book Discussion. "The Hours" by Michael Cunningham 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Regional Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-452-8055.

Tuesday/Oct. 16

Animal Tails. Stories and activities about animal friends 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-339-4610.

Sounds. 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Book Group. "44 Scotland Street" by Alexander McCall Smith 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Tell It Again. Stories in Spanish and English 7:30 p.m. at Richard Byrd Regional Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 6-9 with adult. 703-452-8055.

Wednesday/Oct. 17

Around the World. Explore cultures 4-5:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Book Club. "The Inheritance of Loss" by Kiran Desai 7:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. New members welcome. Adults. 703-339-7385.

Teen Café. Celebrate Teen Read Week 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 13-18. 703-644-7333.

Thursday/Oct. 18

Reading across the Centuries. "Beowulf: A New Verse Translation" 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Springfield Writers’ Group. Share work 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Regional Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-452-8055.

Friday/Oct. 19

Eensy Weensy Spiders. 10:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Regional Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-452-8055.

Saturday/Oct. 20

Strong Words. Three exercises to unleash teens’ creative writing skills 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 12-18. 703-339-4610.