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To have community events listed in the Connection, send to southcalendar@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6440. Deadline is Friday.

Thursday/May 8

Pathways to Success: Alternatives to Four Year College Resource Fair. Third annual event is a program by the Robinson, Lake Braddock and West Springfield PTSAs to give students and parents an overview of their options. 6-8 p.m. at West Springfield High School, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield. Visit www.fcps.edu/ss/prc/workshops/Pathways2Success.pdf.

Saturday/May 10

Park Authority Board dedication – Mary Reed Memorial. 1 p.m. at Canterbury Woods Park, 5018 Wakefield Chapel Road, Annandale. Contact Judy Pedersen at 703-324-8662.

Clifton Clean Up. 9 a.m.-12 noon. Meet at Ayre Square for projects; bring rakes, gloves, chain saws, shovels, etc.

Monday/May 12

Laurel Hill Project Advisory Committee. 7 p.m. at the Laurel Hill Community Association Clubhouse, 8380 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Contact Leanna O’Donnell, 703-324-1355.

Tuesday/May 13

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.

Review of BRAC APR nominations in Huntington, Penn Day Community Business Center and Accotink Village. 7 p.m. at the Gladys B. Keating Meeting Room, John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Wednesday/May 14

NARFE Springfield Chapter meeting, 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 176, 5620 Amherst Ave., Springfield. Col. Mark Moffat, focal point for BRAC activities at Fort Belvoir, will discuss the latest developments on the BRAC decision. Contact Joan or Vin McDonald at 703-643-2658 or vpmjam@aol.com for details or questions. Guests welcome.

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.

Thursday/May 15

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.

Networking Mixer. 5-7 p.m. at Cox Business Services, 7741 Southern Drive, Springfield. Members and visitors, free; others $15.

Republican Convention – 11th Congressional District. West Springfield High School, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield. Participants will choose delegates to the Republican National Convention, some party officeholders and more. Congressional nomination information TBA. For registration details, contact 703-352-1337.

Sunday/May 18

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.

Monday/May 19

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.

Tuesday/May 20

Review of BRAC APR nominations at the Woodlawn Community Business Center, and presentations of the Hilltop and Pallone Plan Amendment. 7 p.m. at the West Springfield Governmental Center, 6140 Rolling Road, Springfield. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Celebration of national foster care month, honoring people who make a different. Noon at the Adolescent and Family Growth Center, Inc, 8000 Forbes Place, Suite 201, Springfield. For information about the center, the event or foster care month, contact Sara Sherri at 703-425-9200.

Wednesday/May 21

Springfield Mall Update Lunch. Join Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce members and guests for an update on the redevelopment of Springfield Mall. The mall project includes multiple phases and will include interior and external facing retail, office space, a hotel, civic component, green space, etc. Networking 11 a.m., lunch at noon, 12:30 p.m. program, at the Springfield Golf and Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road. Advanced registration required, visit www.springfieldchamber.org.

Volunteer Awards Reception with OAR of Fairfax County, Inc. State Sen. Janet Howell (D-32) will be the keynote speaker, 6:30 p.m. at the Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. For information call 703-246-3033, e-mail info@oarfairfax.org or visit www.oarfairfax.org.

Thursday/May 22

What You Need to Know about Long Term Care, a workshop teaches about Long Term health care, how much it costs and concerns about it. Students will learn how to preserve independence, protect assets and make sure they receive needed health care. 7-8:30 p.m. at West Springfield High School, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield. Register at 703-658-1201 or www.aceclasses.org and search "Long Term Care."

Tuesday/June 10

Review of BRAC APR nominations for the I-95 industrial corridor east of I-95. 7 p.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Monday/June 16

Review of BRAC APR nominations for the Huntington TSA and North Gateway. 7 p.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Tuesday/July 8

Review of BRAC APR nominations for the I-95 industrial corridor, west of I-95. 7 p.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Sunday/July 13

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.

Monday/July 14

Review of BRAC APR nominations for the Franconia-Springfield TSA and Lorton South Route 1 planning sector. 7 p.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Monday/July 28

Review of BRAC APR nominations for the Springfield Community Business Center. 7 p.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/apr/brac/taskforce.htm.

Sunday/Sept. 14

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.

Sunday/Nov. 16

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.