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Bulletin Board

March 13-19

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/March 13

Teen Art Gallery. Enjoy an evening of art by local students 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

What’s New in Picture Books. Learn about new preschool-age books 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Childcare certification available. 703-451-8055.

Friday/March 14

Ponderings. See regional birds 4-5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. $5, bring binoculars. 703-451-9588.

Saturday/March 15

Nature Nook with a Book. Learn about the Red Spotted Newt 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield.

Monday/March 17

Vision Series Lecture. "Satisfying Victims and Healing Societies: The Promises of Justice After Extreme Violence" by Susan F. Hirsch 8 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8888.

Irish Bear Ark Animal Workshop. 11 a.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Tuesday/March 18

Business Fair. The Springfield Civic Association and Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce sponsor a business fair 7-9 p.m. at Crestwood Elementary, 6010 Hanover Ave., Springfield. Free. See www.springfieldcivic.com.

Wildlife Watchers. Nature activities 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. $75. 703-768-2525.

March into Spring. 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-339-4610.

Book Discussion. “Persuasion” by Jane Austen 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/March 19

Let’s Play. Games from around the world 4-5:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 6-12. 703-339-4610.

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

Thursday/March 20

Wildlife Watchers. Nature activities 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. $75. 703-768-2525.

Springfield Writers’ Group. Receive feedback from peers 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Monday/March 24

Young Explorers. Learn about woodpeckers 3:15-4:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 6-8. $3. 703-768-2525.

Writer’s Group. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Tuesday/March 25

Public Meeting. Fairfax County Park Authority sponsors a public open house and meeting for those in the Mount Vernon District to develop a long-range guide for the Fairfax County park system, 7 p.m. at Newington Forest Elementary School, 8001 Newington Forest Ave., Springfield. 703-324-8741.

Book Discussion. “All the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren 7:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

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

Tell It Again. Stories in Spanish and English 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Ages 6-10. 703-451-8055.

Dyke Marsh. Film about the urban sanctuary south of Alexandria 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Wednesday/March 26

Writers’ Peer Review. Review peers’ work and receive feedback 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. Call prior to attending to submit work: 703-339-4610.

Teen Café. Rhythm, Rhyme and Beat night 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Travel Club. 1 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Thursday/March 27

Spring Is Here. 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

Meet the Author. Lori Smith discusses “A Walk with Jane Austen: A Journey into Adventure, Love, and Faith” 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-339-4610.

Moose on the Loose. 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Reading across the Centuries. Great literature book group meets 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Friday/March 28

Nature Detectives. Find out about woodpeckers 10-10:45 a.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Ages 3-5. $5. 703-768-2525.

Ponderings. Explore frogs 4-5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. $5. 703-451-9588.

Saturday/March 29

Wetland Restoration. Park managers at Huntley Meadows Park guide a walk in the wetlands, a brief presentation and time for questions 4-6 p.m. starting at the Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Call Kevin Munroe at 703-768-2526 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley/restorationproject.htm.

Job Fair. Fairfax County hosts the 2008 Mega Job Fair and Entrepreneurship Expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Free. For more see www.fairfaxmegajobfair.com.

Community Clean-Up. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. Dispose of household hazardous waste, recycle electronics and shred documents. See www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes.

Introduction to Wildflowers. 1-2:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-2525.

Microsoft Word: An Introduction. Learn the basics of word processing 2:30 p.m. at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

Monday/March 31

Nature Quest. Find out about frogs 10-11:30 a.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Dress for muddy conditions. $5. 703-451-9588.