Bulletin Board, Aug. 27-Sept. 2

Saturday/Aug. 30

<cal2>AWARENESS EVENT. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Trailside Park, 20375 Claiborne Parkway, Ashburn. This event is to help raise the awareness of the unsolved murder of Erica Heather Smith, daughter to Will and Pamela Smith, six years ago. Visit www.ericaheathersmith.com.


<cal2>ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUP. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road. Informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. This is not a class, but an opportunity to meet new people. Only English will be spoken and all levels are welcome. Recommended for adults.

ADULT BOOK CLUB. 7 p.m., at Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro. Call 703-737-8100.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 3

<cal2>STATE OF EDUCATION. 8-10 a.m., Loudoun County Public School Administration Building in Ashburn. Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of Education presented by Dr. Ed Hatrick, Superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools. RSVP to Ashlie Vickers, events coordinator, at 571-209-9036 or via e-mail avickers@loudounchamber.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 4

<cal2>ASHBURN KIDS BOOK CLUB. 7 p.m., at the Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Includes book discussions, games and refreshments. Books will be available at the children's desk. Recommended for ages 8-11, grades third-fifth. Book selections: September, "My Name is Brain Brian" by Jeanne Betancourt. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or phone 703-737-8100.

NEWBERY OR NOT? 2:30 p.m., Rust @ Catoctin Library, 34D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Children's book club, a discussion about Newbery Medal Honor books. Call the library for the titles of the month. Recommended for ages 9-11. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or phone 703-777-0323.