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Bulletin Board, May 13

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

<cal1>Wednesday/May 14

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Thursday/May 15

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Friday/May 16

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Saturday/May 17

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Sunday/May 18

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Monday/May 19

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Tuesday/May 20

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Wednesday/May 21

<cal2>Vienna Board of Architectural Review regular meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

<cal1>Thursday/May 22

<cal2>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.

<cal1>Friday/May 24

<cal2>Wolf Trap Ribbon Cutting. Construction and improvements to the Main Gate facilities, including plaza, restrooms, gift shop, box office and concession stands, at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, will be officially completed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Visit www.wolftrap.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/May 28

<cal2>Music Program Panel Discussion, hosted by Fairfax County Association for the Gifted. Five panel members will provide information about music enrichment options for students during the school year and summertime. 7:30 p.m. at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road. Contact Louise Epstein, FCAG president, at 703-917-7960 or lepstein@cox.net, or visit www.fcag.org.