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<b>Thursday/August 7</b>

Art Contest at the Teen Center. An art contest for Vienna area 6th, 7th and 8th graders will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. at Club Phoenix Teen Center, located in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Show off artistic talent. Free; refreshments provided. Call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov. Club Phoenix features a big screen TV, VCR, jukebox, CD player, video games, pool and ping pong tables, food area and a state-of-the-art sound system.

<b>Thursday/August 14</b>

VTRCC Monthly Luncheon.11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Café Renaissance, 163 Glyndon St., Vienna. Speaker to be announced. Contact info@vtrcc.org or call 703-281-1333.

<b>Thursday, August 21</b>

The Virginia Area Public Information Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous will be holding a free workshop for Professionals in Northern Virginia who are interested in learning more about the AA. program. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the 2008 Virginia Area Convention and Southeastern Regional Conference of AA. Workshop Topic: What AA is and isn’t. Refreshments in the hospitality suite. RSVP to pubinfo@aavirginia.org

3 - 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Premiere Tyson Corner, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, Tel: 703-448-1234.

<b>Tuesday/August 26</b>

VTRCC Non Profit Mixer. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $10 members, $15 non-members. Courtyard by Marriott, 1960 A Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Contact info@vtrcc.org or call 703-281-1333.

<b>Ongoing</b>

CTS Partners in Health offers free classes on Friday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm at 443 Carlisle Drive in Herndon. Call 703-568-9224.

OFTC Friday Night Dances at Club Inferno will be held every Friday night in September. For more information, please call OFTC at 703-448- 8336 (TEEN).

St. Mark ESL program in Vienna is seeking new volunteers to staff its ESL/basic computer skills program. Volunteers are needed to teach, provide child care, and assist in the classrooms as well as to help with administration and publicity. No foreign language skills are needed. Volunteers generally work one evening a week, Tuesday or Thursday. For more information or to volunteer, email esl_express@yahoo.com.

Entry applications for the 62nd annual Vienna Halloween Parade are now available. Application forms and information can be downloaded from the Town of Vienna Web site, www.viennava.gov, or call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360. Last year's parade entries will automatically receive applications in the mail. The parade will start 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, on Maple Avenue. The theme of this year's parade is "It's an Old-fashioned Halloween!" and the Grand Marshal will be Vienna's favorite vampire, Count Gore De Vol. Parade entertainment sponsorships are available. Call the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce at 703-281-1333.