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Bulletin Board 10/8

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. 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.

Coffee with Delegate David Bulova. 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>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.

Navigating the Medicaid Maze: Waivers, Eligibility and Documentation. The costs of long-term care can quickly drain even a substantial savings account. Learn about Medicaid's eligibility criteria, screening process, required documentation, and how to access Medicaid funded home-based and nursing home long-term care services. 7-9 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-324-5205 , TTY 703-449-1186 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa. Sponsored by the county’s Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging and partners.

<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.

Candidate Forum with Keith Fimian and Gerry Connolly, on energy and the environment. 7:30-9 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School, entrance 14, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The moderator will be Mike Tidwell, executive director of Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and questions will be taken from the audience. Contact Lauren Glickman, 804-335-0915 or lauren@chesapeakeclimate.org.

Foreclosure Town Hall Meeting, from 5-7 p.m. at the Seoul Presbyterian Church, 6426 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, for homeowners and renters in Fairfax County. Registration required due to limited seating; call 703-451-8873, TTY 711. Information about foreclosures available online or by calling the county.

<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.

Drop By Volunteer Solutions’ Open Houses. Talk with current volunteers and staff about the wide range of opportunities. Volunteer Solutions helps match volunteers with positions close to home and sometimes in their own neighborhoods 1-3 p.m. at South County Office, Room 222, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. Volunteer Solutions is a program of the county’s Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. Registration is not required. Call 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186 for reasonable accommodations.

Keeping Engaged: Community Options for Seniors Who Need Extra Support. Choosing the appropriate social environment is not always easy. Learn about programs, activities and services available to older adults who need support in order to stay engaged. 7-9 p.m. at Groveton Senior Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. 703-324-5205, TTY 703-449-1186 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa. The event is sponsored by the county’s Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging and partners.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 22

</b>Drop By Volunteer Solutions’ Open Houses. Talk with current volunteers and staff about the wide range of opportunities. Volunteer Solutions helps match volunteers with positions close to home and sometimes in their own neighborhoods 1-3 p.m. at the Pennino Building, Room 403, 12011 Government Center Parkway. Volunteer Solutions is a program of the county’s Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. Registration is not required. Call 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186 for reasonable accommodations.

<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.

Third Annual "Changing Lives- One Youth at a Time" Awards Breakfast hosted by the Fairfax Partnership for Youth, from 8-10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. The keynote speaker is 2008 Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree Art Monk. www.fairfaxyouth.org

<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>Friday/Nov. 7

</b>Fairfax County and Partners’ Sixth Annual Caregiver Luncheon, in celebration of National Family Caregiver’s Month. From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Springfield Golf and Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Susan Geffen Mintz, president and co-founder of the National Family Caregivers Association, is the keynote speaker. Register and request reasonable accommodations by Oct. 24 at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa or 703-324-5631, TTY 703-449-1186. The event costs $10 for snack, lunch, seminar and fair. Sponsored by the county’s Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging and partners.

<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.