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Bulletin Board, May 7

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

<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.

Tysons Land Use Task Force implementation subcommittee meeting, 2 p.m. at Holland & Knight, suite 700, 1600 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Contact Matt Ladd at 703-324-1380.

Tysons Land Use Task Force transportation subcommittee meeting, 4:30 p.m. at WestGroup, 1600 Anderson Road, McLean. Contact Leonard Wolfenstein at 703-324-1100.

<b>Thursday/May 8

</b>VTRCC Youth and Education Luncheon. Students, teachers and School Board members, including superintendent Dr. Jack Dale, are featured speakers at the annual Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce event. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Clyde’s at Tysons Corner, 8332 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Contact 703-281-1333 or info@vtrcc.org or visit www.vtrcc.org.

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>United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Ratcliffe Chapter, meets 6:30 p.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Meetings are open to the public. Women with an ancestor who fought for the Confederacy or who gave material aid are eligible for membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Call Nancy Wigginton at 703-408-8019.

Great Falls Citizens Association May general session meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike. The agenda will include: presentation of GFCA officers and Executive Board members, meeting the candidates, community discussion of trailhead parking at Seneca Road, information about Columbia Gas clearing plans for Great Falls. All are welcome. Visit www.GFCA.org.

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.

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.

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.

<b>Wednesday/May 14

</b>Ten Steps to Positive Discipline, a workshop presented by Tracey Kretzer, M.S. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Parents, grandparents, teachers and administrators are welcome. Learn to give effective commands and guide children into problem solving. Co-sponsored by ParentChildU and the Safe Community Coalition. Visit www.ParentChildU.com or www.safecommunitycoalition.net.

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.

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority commission meeting, 6 p.m. at the FCEDA main conference room 450, 8300 Boone Blvd., Vienna. Contact Michelle Alvarado at 703-790-0600.

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

<b>Friday/May 16

</b>Brown Bag University with the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, noon-1 p.m. at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 450, Vienna. Contact 703-281-1333 or info@vtrcc.org or visit www.vtrcc.org.

<b>Saturday/May 17

</b>Information Meeting for Fairfax CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, 11 a.m.-noon at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. The group advocates for abused or neglected children. Call 703-273-3526, ext. 22 or e-mail ekosarin@casafairfax.org.

Republican Convention – 8th Congressional District. Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington. Participants will choose delegates to the Republican National Convention, some party officeholders and more. For registration details, contact chairman@Va8GOP.org.

Republican Convention – 10th Congressional District. Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Participants will choose delegates to the Republican National Convention, some party officeholders and more. For registration details, contact 540-253-7765.

<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.

<b>Tuesday/May 20

</b>Monthly Mixer with the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Equinox Fitness, 8065 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Contact 703-281-1333 or info@vtrcc.org or visit www.vtrcc.org.

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 Westbriar Elementary School cafeteria, 1741 Pine Valley Drive, Vienna. Contact Kathryn Rogers at 703-324-1120.

Friends of Riverbend Park monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Riverbend Park Nature Center, 8814 Jeffrey Road, Great Falls. Third Tuesday of every month, members and prospective members welcome. Visit http://forb.org.

Vienna Town Council budget work session at Town Hall, if needed. For information, call 703-255-6350.

<b>Wednesday/May 21

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

<b>Thursday/May 22

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

Public Works Open House. Vienna Department of Public Works annual open house at Northside Property Yard, 600 Mill St., N.E., 2-6 p.m. All residents are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served, and there will be goodies for children. For more information, call 703-255-6381.