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Bulletin Board 10/2

Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6459. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 2

</b>Fairfax City Democratic Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7820 or visit www.fairfaxcitydemocrats.org.

<b>Friday/Oct. 3

</b>Fairfax County presents "Voices of Men," a free multi-media performance urging men to speak out about stopping violence against women at 7 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/2008/212.htm.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 4

</b>Land Use Workshop, sponsored by the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Smarter Growth. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Experts will explain how land use decisions are made and how to make development more environmentally friendly, examine processes like zoning, redevelopment and infill and explore how people can influence decision-making. Supervisor Sharon Bulova (D-Braddock) will give opening remarks. Braddock Government Center, 9002 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-256-2060 or gbooth123@aol.com.

The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, "Voter 101." 2 p.m. Voting absentee and voting in person, optical scan voting machines and the touch screen machine, who and what will be on the ballot. Fairfax Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-938-7304 or anneathomas@verizon.net.

Fairfax County Household Hazardous Waste Collection, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Road, McLean. County residents may dispose of common hazardous materials-such as pesticides, fertilizers, automotive fluids, oil-based paints, fluorescent bulbs or pool chemicals and more. www.fairfacounty.gov/recycling.

Recycling Roadshow, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in conjunction with Fall For Fairfax Kidsfest at the Fairfax County Government Center,12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Recycle computers and peripheral devices, televisions, compact fluorescent light bulbs and shred up to five medium-sized boxes of personal documents per household for recycling. www.fairfacounty.gov/recycling.

<b>Monday/Oct. 6

</b>School Board meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7910 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/School/SchoolNews.asp?59.

Fairfax County Public Library and Volunteer Fairfax Teen Volunteer Fairs. Middle and high school students and their parents are invited to meet representatives from local organizations with volunteer opportunities. 7-8:45 p.m. George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. 703-256-3800 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 7

</b>Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. 7 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax.. Call 703-385-7820 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/zoning/bz/bz.asp.

Spotlight on the Arts Committee meeting. 7 p.m., Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call 703-352-ARTS.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 8

</b>Fairfax Boulevard Partnership meeting. 8:30 a.m. at P. J. Skidoo’s, 9908 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax. 1-877-339-5029 or visit www.fairfaxboulevard.com.

League of Women Voters meeting. 6:15 p.m. at Yen Cheng Restaurant, 9992 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-256-1019 or visit www.lwv-fairfax.org.

Historic Fairfax City, Inc. meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax.. Call 703-385-8414 or visit www.historicfairfax.org/calendar.htnl.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 9

</b>Park and Recreation Advisory Board meeting. 7 p.m., Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-7858 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/ParksRec/PeetingPostings.asp.

Del. David Bulova (D-37) will conduct informal office hours from 9-11 a.m. at Main Street Bagel, 10268 Main St., Fairfax. Constituents are invited to talk about issues of interest and to ask questions about legislation affecting our community. The format is casual and no appointment is needed.

League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, discussing Barriers to Voting. 9:15 a.m., Fairfax City Days Inn, 3133 Singleton Circle, Fairfax. Call Jeanne 703-591-4580. www.lwv-fairfax.org.

Financial Planning for Separation and Divorce. 7-10 p.m. Investment & Resource Planning Associates, 10600 Arrowhead Drive, Suite 310, Fairfax. $55 non-members, $45 members. All financial components of the property settlement agreement from preparing documents to signing the agreement. www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

<b>Friday/Oct. 10

</b>Bonita Lestina Performance Series, 8 p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Call 703-352-ARTS or visit www.fairfaxarts.org.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 11

</b>City of Fairfax Fall Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Call 703-385-7858 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/SpecialEvents/SpecialEvents.asp.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 14

</b>City Council meeting and work session. 7 p.m. City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7835 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/cityclerk/CouncilDocs.asp.

Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools community dialogue sessions. 7-9:30 p.m. Register to participate in shaping the FY 2010 Budget. Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 15

</b>Board of Architectural Review meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7820 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/cdp/bar/bar.asp.

Meeting for parents of English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) students. 6-9 p.m., at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Interpreters will be available for Arabic, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese. FCPS Superintendent Jack D. Dale will be present. Information on ESOL services, how to help children with education, advanced academic programs, and opportunities for questions and comments. Community representatives will talk about resources available to Fairfax County residents. Displays on Fairfax County adult ESOL classes, the Center for Multicultural Human Services, the Partnership for Healthier Kids and more. www.fcps.edu/DIS/OESOL/meetings.htm.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 16

</b>Independence Day Celebration Committee meeting. 7 p.m., Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-7858.

City of Fairfax Republican Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. at City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-273-2824.

Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools community dialogue sessions. 7-9:30 p.m. Register to participate in shaping the FY 2010 Budget. South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

<b>Friday/Oct. 17

</b>Destination Fairfax meeting. 8:30 a.m. at City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 800-545-7959 or visit www.visitfairfax.com.

Fifth Annual Holiday Job Fair will feature representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants, who will answer questions, provide applications and set up interviews. Nearly all of the 190 stores and restaurants report having jobs available for both full and part-time employment with management to entry-level positions available. 1–8 p.m. Free. Grand Court at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. www.ShopFairOaksMall.com or 703-359-8302.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 18

</b>Fifth Annual Holiday Job Fair will feature representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants, who will answer questions, provide applications and set up interviews. Nearly all of the 190 stores and restaurants report having jobs available for both full and part-time employment with management to entry-level positions available. 1–8 p.m. Free. Grand Court at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. www.ShopFairOaksMall.com or 703-359-8302.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 19

</b>Fifth Annual Holiday Job Fair will feature representatives from department stores, specialty stores and restaurants, who will answer questions, provide applications and set up interviews. Nearly all of the 190 stores and restaurants report having jobs available for both full and part-time employment with management to entry-level positions available. 1–6 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Grand Court at Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. www.ShopFairOaksMall.com or 703-359-8302.

<b>Monday/Oct. 20

</b>School Board work session. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7910 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/School/SchoolNews.asp?59.

Meeting for parents of English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) students. 6-9 p.m., at Robinson Secondary School, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Interpreters will be available for Arabic, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese. FCPS Superintendent Jack D. Dale will be present. Information on ESOL services, how to help children with education, advanced academic programs, and opportunities for questions and comments. Community representatives will talk about resources available to Fairfax County residents. Displays on Fairfax County adult ESOL classes, the Center for Multicultural Human Services, the Partnership for Healthier Kids and more. www.fcps.edu/DIS/OESOL/meetings.htm.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 21

</b>Commission for Women meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7894 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/Host/women/cfw.html.

Commission on the Arts meeting. 7 p.m., Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call 703-352-ARTS or visit www.fairfaxarts.org.

Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools community dialogue sessions. 7-9:30 p.m. Register to participate in shaping the FY 2010 Budget. South County Secondary School, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 23

</b>Community Appearance Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7995.

The Fairfax County Public Library and Volunteer Fairfax Teen Volunteer Fairs. Middle and high school students and their parents are invited to meet representatives from local organizations with volunteer opportunities. 7-8:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

<b>Friday/Oct. 24

</b>Bonita Lestina Performance Series, 8 p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Call 703-352-ARTS or visit www.fairfaxarts.org.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 25

</b>Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools community dialogue sessions. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Register to participate in shaping the FY 2010 Budget. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

* Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax.

* Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 26

</b>Stress and Your Health. A free seminar is offered 1-4 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. A doctor and patient team up to lead a conversation on stress and health, community and happiness, and re-establishing mind-body harmony through art, contemplation and attitude. 703-968-9818, cfsupport-owner@yahoogroups.com.

<b>Monday/Oct. 27

<cal>Planning Commission meeting. 7:30 p.m. City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7830 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/CompPlan/PlanCommission.asp.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 28

</b>City Council meeting and work session. 7 p.m. City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7835 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/cityclerk/CouncilDocs.asp.

<b>Monday/Nov. 3

</b>School Board meeting. 7:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7910 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/School/SchoolNews.asp?59.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 4

</b>Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. 7 p.m., City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax.. Call 703-385-7820 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/zoning/bz/bz.asp.

Spotlight on the Arts Committee meeting. 7 p.m., Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call 703-352-ARTS.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 8

</b> Del. David Bulova (D-37) will conduct informal office hours from 9-11 a.m. at Main Street Bagel, 10268 Main St., Fairfax. Constituents are invited to talk about issues of interest and to ask questions about legislation affecting our community. The format is casual and no appointment is needed.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 13

</b>Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools community dialogue sessions. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Register to participate in shaping the FY 2010 Budget. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

* John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria.

* Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 16

</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.