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

Wednesday/Oct. 24

Park Authority Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Herrity building, suite 941, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Thursday/Oct. 25

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for adults who want to practice Spanish. No registration required. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Herndon Farmers’ Market closing day, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Lynn Street in downtown Herndon next to the caboose. Call 703-324-5390 or 703-787-7380.

Herndon Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. Call 703-435-6800.

Reston Association Board of Directors regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Cate Fulkerson at 703-435-6512 or cate@reston.org.

Planning Commission meeting, 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs, 703-324-3151.

Friday/Oct. 26

Power Networking with the Dulles Women’s Business Network. Noon-2 p.m. at That’s Amore in Sterling (46300 Potomac Run Plaza, #130). All local businesswomen are invited to network, share ideas and bring business information to share with everyone. RSVPs are required. Visit http://www.wahmfest.org/womensbusinessnet/ or contact Marybeth Henry at 703-766-0294 or mbbeauty@cox.net.

Saturday/Oct. 27

VolunteerFest. Annual community-wide day of volunteering. Throughout the county, 44 projects will be taking place. For a list of locations, visit www.volunteerfairfax.org and click on "VolunteerFest 2007." Contact Erin Caplin at 703-246-3470 or ecaplin@volunteerfairfax.org. Deadline for registration is Oct. 26.

Reston Farmers Market closing day. Hot chocolate, cider and market streets for loyal customers as the market closes until May 2008. Contact Market Masters Fran and John Lovaas at 703-318-9628.

Tuesday/Oct. 30

Chamber Event. The launch of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Committee and Hampton Inn & Suites grand opening in an event with an environmental twist. Food, drinks, prizes for the best costume, with a showing of "An Inconvenient Truth", the Oscar-winning documentary on global warming. 5:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 435 Herndon Parkway, Herndon. RSVP to Letticia Arriaga at 703-230-1800 or WASHN_Hampton_Suites@Hilton.com.

RA Design Review Board Panel. Design Review Board Members form a panel to review residents’ applications. Meeting is 7 p.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Janet Bolton at 703-435-6507 or janet@reston.org. Agenda at www.reston.org/Design_Review/d_drbagenda.html.

Thursday/Nov. 1

The Marines and the Pacific War, featuring Historian Ed Bearss discussing his experience. 7-8:30 p.m. Room 307, Reston Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Reston. Free. Contact Bev Blois at 703-450-2503 or bblois@nvcc.edu.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for adults who want to practice Spanish. No registration required. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Reston Association Architectural Review Board. Monthly meeting. 8 a.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Sandra Goldberg at 703-435-7994 or sandrag@reston.org.

Friday/Nov. 2

We Are America Now: a celebration of immigrant contributions to the community. Speakers Walter Tejada and Reggie Aggarwal. At the McLean Hilton. Sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Human Services. Visit www.cmhs.org.

Saturday/Nov. 3

Dulles Corner Field Ribbon Cutting at the field, Sunrise Valley Drive and Dulles View, Herndon. 1 p.m. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Monday/Nov. 5

Reston Community Center Board of Governors meeting, 8-9 p.m. at the RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Contact Denise Snyder, 703-476-4500.

Reston Association Board Administration Committee monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Cate Fulkerson at 703-435-6512 or cate@reston.org.

Planning and Zoning Committee monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Sandra Goldberg at sandrag@reston.org.

Wednesday/Nov. 7

RA Legal Committee. 7-8:30 p.m. at the RA main office, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Contact Janet Bolton at 703-435-6507 or janet@reston.org.

Southgate Community Center advisory council meeting, 7 p.m. at the center, room 2, 12125 Pinecrest Road, Reston. Contact Lashawn Timmons at 703-860-0676.

Planning Commission meeting, 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs, 703-324-3151.

Saturday/Nov. 10

Annual Community Recycling Roadshow, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/recycling.