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Bulletin Board 5/22

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

Thursday/May 22

Community Appearance Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7995.

Virginia Commission on Immigration Public hearing. 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., at the Johnson Center Cinema on the campus of George Mason University, Fairfax. Commission is seeking public input on how immigration issues are affecting Virginia. Public comment will be limited to three minutes per person. Sign up for public comment will be onsite from 1-5 p.m. Written comments can also be submitted in advance to Virginia Commission on Immigration, c/o Matt Gross, 7 North 8th St., 6th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219 For more, contact Matt Gross at 804-726-7087, or matt.gross@dss.virginia.gov or visit www.hhr.virginia.gov/Initiatives/ImmigrationCommission/.

Monday/May 26

Memorial Day.

Tuesday/May 27

Jewish Community Legislative Review. The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia hosts Del. Steve Shannon (D-35) to recount the key legislative issues in Virginia. 7:30-9 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Free admission, but RSVPs are requested; contact Nina Betru at nbetru@jcouncil.org or 703-962-9230.

Wednesday/May 28

Seven Seas Toastmasters Club. Meets the second and fourth Wednesday at the Burke Giant Store meeting room, 6011 Burke Centre Parkway. Open to all. Contact 703-978-7905 or nwbil@verizon.net.

Monday/June 2

Special Education Draft Regulations public hearing with the Virginia Department of Education to discuss the Board of Education’s proposed revisions. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. Contact Susan Capuano Torda at SusanTCapuano@verizon.net.

Tuesday/June 3

Mothers First Burke/Fairfax meeting. Non-profit support organization for mothers who have altered their careers to raise children at home, meets first, second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 10 a.m. at Kings Park library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Contact 703-827-5922 or www.mothersfirst.org.

Wednesday/June 4

Celebrating Partnerships: brown bag event with the Fairfax County After-School Network. Regla Armengol, executive director of Prospera Initiatives to support after-school programs for Latino youth is the featured speaker. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Room 107 of the Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Refreshments will be provided but space is limited. Contact Linda Gawthrop at 703-324-5580 or Linda.Gawthrop@fairfaxcounty.gov or visit www.fairfaxyouth.org.

Wednesday/June 11

Interfaith Summit 2008, a day of ideas and resources for building older adult ministries in Fairfax County. Hosted by the Long Term Care Coordinating Council, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the George Mason University Student Union II. No costs to guests, but participants must register by June 4 at www.carefaxltc.org or 1-877-926-8300.