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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 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."

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.

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.

Saturday/June 7

Shoreline Cleanup at Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Road, Lorton, 1-4 p.m. Part of the "Clean the Bay Day," the event will take place rain or shine, so participants should dress for the weather and meet at the parking lot near the park’s Visitor Center. All welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to register contact 703-200-3994 or fairfaxwatershed@yahoo.com, or visit http://waterquality.awardspace.com.