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Bulletin Board

Sept. 27-Oct. 3

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/Sept. 27

An Apple a Day. 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Stories and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Time for Twos. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities about bunnies. Ages 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Free Book Talk. Author Joseph Ellis discusses "His Excellency: George Washington" 7:30 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. For more call 703-324-8428.

Saturday/Sept. 29

Walk for the Kids. 25:40 hosts a walk for AIDS orphans in South Africa 9 a.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. $15/preregistration, $25/same-day registration, under 12 free. Register online at www.2540.org.

Sunday/Sept. 30

Autumn Nature Walk. Guided by naturalists Gary Knipling and Chris Schreiner, take a 1.5 mile walk on a Gunston Hall nature trail and learn about local plants and wildlife 1-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall Plantation, 10709 Gunston Road, Mason Neck. Wear appropriate footwear for moderate terrain. Regular admission. Reserve a spot at 703-550-9220.

Monday/Oct. 1

Tiny Tots. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities 10:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Ages 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Wonders. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Ages 18-23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Tuesday/Oct. 2

Apples and Pumpkins. Stories, activities and a craft 10:30 a.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. 703-339-7385.

Inova Blood Drive. 1:30-7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Appointments preferred, bring photo ID. Adults. 1-866-256-6372.

Wednesday/Oct. 3

Candidates' Forum. Fairfax County General Assembly candidates share their views 7-9 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. For more call Kathy May at 703-955-6325 or e-mail kmay@vakids.org.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring lunch 12 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Ages 1-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

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

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.

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.

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.