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Bulletin Board, April 30

To have community events listed in the Connection, send to mclean@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6428. Deadline is Friday.

<b>Wednesday/April 30

</b>Downtown McLean summary meeting to discuss results of earlier forums, a public survey and the next steps for planning the future of downtown McLean. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Contact 703-356-0551 or dranesville@fairfaxcounty.gov.

McLean Community Center Governing Board Candidates Orientation. 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Contact Clare Kiley, 703-790-0913.

McLean Community Center Governing Board program committee. 8:30 p.m. at the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Contact Clare Kiley, 703-790-0913.

Planning Commission Meeting. 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Linda Rodeffer at 703-324-2865.

<b>Thursday/May 1

</b>Planning Commission Meeting. 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Linda Rodeffer at 703-324-2865.

<b>Friday/May 2

</b>Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Corporation marketing partnerships committee meeting, 8-9:30 a.m. at Visit Fairfax suite 100 south wing, 7927 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact Jackie Franchi, 703-790-0643.

<b>Saturday/May 3

</b>Transportation Development Plan Public Meeting. The Department of Transportation is developing a 10-year plan for Fairfax Connector and Metrobus service and seeks public input in a series of meetings. 10 a.m.-12 noon at the Fairfax County Government Center, Rooms 9 and 10, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Kathryn Rogers at 703-324-1120.

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund Open House to orient and welcome potential new volunteers interested in helping children of need. Refreshments will be served. 1-3 p.m. at the Oakton library, 10304 Lynnhave Place, Oakton. There will also be a showing of “Open Heart”, a short film about one child's journey to get life-saving, open-heart surgery in Palestine. No RSVP necessary. Contact Susan Kerin at skerin@comcast.net or 301-675-9518 or Zena Mikdadi at zmikdadi@gmail.com or 703-865-8994.

<b>Monday/May 5

</b>Board of Supervisors Meeting. 9 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs at 703-324-3151.

Tysons Land Use Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce large conference room, 8230 Old Courthouse Road, suite 350, Vienna. Contact Linda Hollis at 703-324-1349.

<b>Tuesday/May 6

</b>Town of Vienna Election: Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Voters who will be out of town on election day or who are physically unable to go to the polls may request an absentee ballot from the Fairfax County General Registrar's Office. Call 703-222-0776 for information.

Windover Heights Board of Review regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

<b>Wednesday/May 7

</b>Cyber Crime Seminar. The Fairfax County Police Cyber Crime Unit will address unwitting juvenile cyber crime, legal statutes, internet predators, home and school trends, tips and advice. 7 p.m. in the Oakton High School auditorium, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. Call 703-319-2700.

<b>Thursday/May 8

</b>McLean Historical Society meeting. Merryhill – a childhood home remembered, with the Robeson brothers. Meeting is 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Contact Jacque-Lynne Schulman at schulm@erols.com or 703-442-9370. All are welcome.

Vienna Town/Business Liaison Committee regular meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

<b>Monday/May 12

</b>Vienna Town Council regular meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6303.

Estate-Planning Workshop. The Five-Step Estate Plan will be presented at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, 10-11:30 a.m. Attorney David Hoffman will discuss wills, trusts, taxes and probate in easy-to-understand terms. Free of charge; no advance registration required. For information, call 703-255-6360.

Tysons Land Use Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at the Marshall High School cafeteria, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Contact Linda Hollis at 703-324-1349.

Park Authority Board Welcome Reception. 7:30 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

<b>Tuesday/May 13

</b>Transportation Development Plan Public Meeting. The Department of Transportation is developing a 10-year plan for Fairfax Connector and Metrobus service and seeks public input in a series of meetings. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, Rooms 9 and 10, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Kathryn Rogers at 703-324-1120.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 meets,1:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Guest speakers are Sen. J. Chapman Peterson (D-34) and Del. Stephen C. Shannon (D-35). They will report on state legislation in Richmond. Call the NARFE Chapter President at 703-205-9041.

Great Falls Citizens Association general session, to include nominations for Executive Board, parking for trailhead at end of Seneca Road, Columbia Gas tree clearing. Visit http://gfca.org.

Mayor's Series on Town Government: Join Mayor Jane Seeman at the “Vienna at Your Service” series of public meetings, designed to give citizens the opportunity to learn more about the operations of Town departments. The last wrap-up session will feature the Mayor and Council, and the Information Technology Department. Citizens are asked to register with the Parks and Recreation Department for the session. Call 703-255-6360.

<b>Wednesday/May 14

</b>Vienna Planning Commission regular meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

Great Falls Historical Society general meeting and potluck supper, with election of officers and presentation of the Jean Tibbets History Award. 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike. Register and sign up for a side dish by May 9, visit http://gfhs.org. This is the group’s last meeting until Sept. 10.

Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Corporation marketing partnerships committee meeting, 8-9:30 a.m. at Visit Fairfax suite 100 south wing, 7927 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact Jackie Franchi, 703-790-0643.

FY2009-2014 Six-Year Improvement Plan. Public hearing for a working draft of the transportation improvement plan. 7:30 p.m. at the Ernst Cultural Center Theater, NVCC Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike. Contact the Secretary of Transportation at 888-508-3737.

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

<b>Thursday/May 15

</b>Planning Commission Meeting. 8:15 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Linda Rodeffer at 703-324-2865.

Vienna Board of Architectural Review regular meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

<b>Sunday/May 18

</b>Rabies Clinic. Low-cost rabies clinic 2-4 p.m. at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax. The cost for rabies shots at the clinic is $10, cash or checks only. 703-830-1100.

<b>Monday/May 19

</b>Board of Supervisors meeting, 9 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Call Nancy Vehrs at 703-324-3151.

Tysons Land Use Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at the Marshall High School cafeteria, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Contact Linda Hollis at 703-324-1349.

Vienna Town Council regular meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. Includes public hearing on proposed budget. For agenda information, call 703-255-6303.