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Vienna Board of Architectural Review meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6341.
VTRCC Board Nomination/Legislative Luncheon, from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, 1800 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Come hear Gerry Connolly, Democratic nominee, and Keith Fimian, Republican nominee, for Virginia's 11th District seat in the US House of Representatives, speak about their platforms and the hot local and national issues.
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.
The Vienna Farmers' Market hosts the Vienna Women's Club and Our Daily Bread, a volunteer-based organization that serves Fairfax County through weekly deliveries of food and household supplies to families in need, an emergency food pantry, financial and literacy skills, emergency financial assistance, back-to-school supplies and holiday adopt-a-family programs. The Vienna Farmers Market runs through Saturday, Nov. 1, on Church St. between Mill St. and Dominion Road in the caboose parking lot. 703-200-7806.
Keith Fimian for Congress Fundraiser. 2-4 p.m. at 3201 Wheatland Farms Drive, Oakton. $50. 703-218-1015.
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. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.
*Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna.
*Marshall High School 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church.
*Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon.
Mamie Eisenhower Republican Women's Club Meeting, with Congressional Candidate Keith Fimian. 11:30 a.m. Army-Navy Country Club, 3315 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-323-0939.
Fairfax County GOP Committee Meeting. 8 p.m. Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. 703-766-4GOP.
The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women, 7 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. "Selecting and Planning for Transportation Projects in Virginia--How the System Works," with Margaret Vanderhye and Thomas Rust. Vanderhye was a member of the Northern Virginia State Transportation Authority before becoming a state delegate. Rust has been on the Virginia State Transportation Commission since 2002. 703-830-6503 or www.mcleanaauw.org.
eWomen Network founder Sandra Yancey, local businesswoman Edie Frasier and NFL vice president Susan Rothman will be highlighting Yancey's GLOW Project and offering inspiration to women who are in leadership in business. 10:30 a.m. Maggiano's Restaurant, Two Galleria, Tyson's Corner, 2001 International Drive, McLean. www.eWomenNetwork.com.
Vienna Planning Commission meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6341.
NVTC's Green Technology and Energy Task Force. Opening remarks by John F. Mizroch, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and breakout sessions on energy efficiency for small businesses, legislative developments surrounding energy efficiency, and the CFO perspective on energy efficiency and the bottom line. 7:30 a.m. Northrop Grumman IT, 7575 Colshire Drive, McLean. NVTC members $45, non-members $75. www.nvtc.org/events/geteventinfo.php?event=GREEN-2.
Open House at Pauline Shirley Toastmasters. 6:45 p.m. at the McLean Dolley Madison Library. Learn about the benefits of joining Toastmasters, develop better speaking and presentation skills, learn to think quickly and clearly on your feet, build strong leadership abilities. Buffet will be offered. Hilda Harnack, P.S. Toastmasters Club, 1226 Ranleigh Road, McLean. 703-893-5506.
Vienna Community Enhancement Commission meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For information, call 703-255-6360.
School Board Work Session/Audit, 4:30 p.m. Work Session/Forum, 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting, 7 p.m. Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church.703-204-8100.
Vienna Fall leaf collection: first of four passes through town. Begins Oct. 23 on the north side of town. All leaves must be at the curbside prior to the first scheduled collection day for each pass through your area. Leaf collection crews may take several days to finish in an area, but they will only pass your address once during each collection period. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 703-255-6381.
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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.
*Centreville Regional Library, 14200 Germaine Drive, Centreville.
*Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax.
*Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church.