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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. 18

Slightly Scary Stories. Stories and activities 10:30 a.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Ages 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

FamilySearch Introduction. Use genealogy software to look up ancestors 2 p.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Ages 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

Video Award Ceremony. Teens are awarded for summer Cool Clips video contest 7 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Ages 12-18. 703-978-5600.

Let’s Hear It for the Girls. Mother-daughter book discussion 7 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

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

Saturday/Oct. 20

5K with K9s. In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Fairfax County Police sponsor a 5K walk with dogs 9 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. For more call 703-814-7009.

Watershed Clean-Up. Be part of the International Coastal Cleanup 9-11:30 a.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Road, Springfield. Wear boots and old clothes; bring gloves. 703-569-3464.

Sunday/Oct. 21

Lecture. "True Stories of Black Loyalty and Courage 1850-1900" by Maj. Robert Greene, 7 p.m. at American Legion, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Hosted by Frank Stringfellow Camp 822, Sons of Confederate Veterans. $5. 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@worldnet.att.net.

Monday/Oct. 22

Vision Series Lecture. "A World Ignited: The Origins and Effects of Global Anger on America" by Susan Tolchin, School of Public Policy professor, 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.

Tuesday/Oct. 23

Spooky Tales. Spooky stories and fun 10:30 a.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Basic to Beautiful Cakes. Roland Mesnier, former Executive Pastry Chef at the White House, shares his new book 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Oct. 24

Family Night. Go-Go's Face Painting at Chick-fil-A's Family Night 5-7 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax. For more call 703-279-1883.

Thursday/Oct. 25

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

Saturday/Oct. 27

Fall Book Sale. Thousands of gently read books in a wide range of categories 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Book Signing. Margaret Hoffman signs her books "Blackbeard: A Tale of Villainy and Murder in Colonial America" and "Dead in the Water," 3-7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade, Fairfax. For more call the store at 703-278-0300.

Accessibility Day. Fairfax Connector Accessibility Day is 12:30-3 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Attendees can find out how to access transportation options, programs and services available to people with disabilities in Fairfax County. For information see www.fairfaxcounty..gov/dsb/connector.htm.

Sunday/Oct. 28

Fall Book Sale. Thousands of gently read books in a wide range of categories 12-6 p.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Monday/Oct. 29

Fall Book Sale. Thousands of gently read books in a wide range of categories 4-9 p.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Halloween Moon. Gentle bedtime stories 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Oct. 31

Family Night. Mall Trick-or-Treating at Chick-fil-A's Family Night 5-7 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax. For more call 703-279-1883.