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Bulletin Board, March 26

To have community events listed in the Connection, send to vienna/mclean/greatfalls@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6449. Deadline is Friday.

<b>Wednesday/March 26

</b>Tax Relief Workshops. Dranesville District residents who are disabled or 65 years of age or older are invited to workshops to help complete tax relief application forms. District Supervisor John W. Foust will host the workshops, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Call 703-222-8234, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dta/tax_relief.htm. To schedule a personal consultation, contact the Dranesville District Supervisor’s Office at 703-356-0551.

History Commission, Planning and Zoning Meetings. The Fairfax County departments will hold community meetings on the proposed countywide Heritage Resources Comprehensive Plan Amendment. Area meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. For information on the proposed plan amendment, contact the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1380 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz.

McLean Community Center Governing Board public hearing on programs, 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Contact Michael Cadwallader at 703-790-0123.

McLean Community Center Governing Board monthly meeting, 8:15 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Contact Michael Cadwallader at 703-790-0123.

Medical Care for Children Partnerships executive committee meeting, 8 a.m. in the conference room at the offices of UBS, 8045 Leesburg Pike, suite 700, Vienna.

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

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

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/March 27

</b>Vienna Community Enhancement Commission regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6360.

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/March 28

</b>Tax Relief Workshops. Dranesville District residents who are disabled or 65 years of age or older are invited to workshops to help complete tax relief application forms. District Supervisor John W. Foust will host the workshops, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Call 703-222-8234, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dta/tax_relief.htm. To schedule a personal consultation, contact the Dranesville District Supervisor’s Office at 703-356-0551.

Mulching Project. Volunteers wanted to help mulch stress trees at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike. Contact Robin Rentsch with the Great Falls Citizens Association, www.gfcitizens.org.

<b>Saturday/March 29

</b>Potomac Watershed Cleanup. 9-11:30 a.m., individuals, students, families, scouts and other community groups will roll up their sleeves and remove debris from their local creeks and streams. Call to reserve a section of the watershed. Participants are advised to wear boots, old clothes and to bring gloves; trash bags provided. Area sites include the Potomac River at Riverbend Visitor Center, 703-759-9018.

Hunter Mill District Democrats annual lasagna dinner, 5:30-9 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $20 for students. Food, music, raffles, auctions, and local officials and candidates. Contact Richard Shields at 703-742-0381 or huntermill@fairfaxdemocrats.org. Visit www.huntermilldemocrats.org

Babysitting Class. Training for boys and girls 12 and older, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. A certified American Red Cross instructor will teach basic child care, safety, first aid, and what to do in emergency situations. The fee is $70 for town residents. For information, call 703-255-6360.

<b>Monday/March 31

</b>Board of Supervisors Meeting. 9:30 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs at 703-324-3151.

Dulles Rail Phase 1 tax district advisory board meeting, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, conference rooms 9 and 10, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Richard Stevens at 703-324-1100.

Dulles Rail Phase 1 tax district meeting with the Board of Supervisors, 2 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, conference rooms 9 and 10, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Catherine A. Chianese at 703-324-2531.

<b>Tuesday/April 1

</b>Board of Supervisors Meeting. 6 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs at 703-324-3151.

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

Tax Relief Deadline. The Town of Vienna and Fairfax County offer real estate tax relief for low-income homeowners who are 65 years old and over, or permanently and totally disabled. Applications are due April 1. For more information and to obtain Town application forms, call 703-255-6325. For County applications, call 703-222-8234.

<b>Wednesday/April 2

</b>Board of Supervisors Meeting. 7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center Board auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Contact Nancy Vehrs at 703-324-3151.

<b>Thursday/April 3

</b>Vienna Police Chief’s Advisory Committee regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6366.

<b>Saturday/April 5

</b>Trail Dedication of the Northside Park Connector Trail at 10 a.m. In addition to the dedication ceremony, a tree will be planted near the trail in commemoration of Arbor Day. For more information, call Vienna Parks and Recreation Director Cathy Salgado at 703-255-6356 or e-mail csalgado@viennava.gov.

<b>Monday/April 7

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

Voter Registration Deadline: last day to register to vote in the May 6 Town election. Those eligible to register are Vienna residents, at least 18 years old by election day, and a U.S. citizen. For more information, call the Registrar’s Office at 703-222-0776.

<b>Tuesday/April 8

</b>Park Authority Board 2008 Stewardship Awards. 10 a.m.-noon at Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Great Parks, Great Communities meeting with the Park Authority Board for the Dranesville district. 7 p.m. at Langley High School, 6250 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Vienna Mayor’s Advisory Committee community volunteer recognition reception, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6311.

Great Falls Citizens Association general meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Visit www.gfcitizens.org.

<b>Wednesday/April 9

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

Great Falls Historical Society visits Dodona Manor in Leesburg, Va., for a tour with Janet R. van der Vaart of the George C. Marshall International Center. RSVP by March 31, bus transportation is available. Tour is $8 per person, bus ride is additional $13. Visit www.gfhs.org.

<b>Thursday/April 10

</b>McLean Historical Society meeting. Play Ball: looking back at Little League in McLean, with Bob Rosenbaum. 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.

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

<b>Saturday/April 12

</b>Vienna Town Council budget work session at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6350.

<b>Monday/April 14

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

Vienna Town Council budget work session, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6350.

What to Feed a Living Trust seminar at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, 10-11:30 a.m. Attorney David Hoffman will discuss Virginia trust law, funding your trust, what bankers don’t know, trusts and mortgages, trusts and the IRS, record keeping, making amendments, and more. Free, no registration is required. Call 703-255-6360.

<b>Tuesday/April 15

</b>Tysons Land Use Task Force work session, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, suite 350, 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna. Contact Linda Hollis at 703-324-1349.

Friends of Riverbend Park Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the Riverbend Nature Center, 8814 Jeffrey Road, Great Falls. Members and prospective members welcome. Visit http://forb.org.