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<b>Wednesday/Oct. 29 </b>

Vienna Halloween Parade, 7 p.m. on Maple Avenue from Branch Road to Center Street. For information, call 703-255-6360.

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. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-324-9400 or 703-324-2391, TTY 711.

<b>Monday/Nov. 3</b>

Vienna 2009 dog tags go on sale Nov. 3 in the Finance Department. Tags must be displayed by Jan. 31. For information, call 703-255-6323.

Vienna Town Council meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6303.

Vienna Leaf Collection: second of four passes through town. Begins Nov. 3 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.

Vienna Teen Center School’s Out Fun Days, Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 3 and 4. Club Phoenix will be open from 12- 6:30 p.m. both days with lots of fun things to do. For information, call 703-255-6360.

Personal Safety for Women will be held at the Vienna Community Center in four parts from 7 to 10 p.m. Specially trained police officers along with several local volunteers will teach women to be alert and mindful of their personal safety. Escape and response techniques are demonstrated in practical scenarios as well as several non-physical techniques to help women stay safe. The fee is $5 for town residents plus a $15 materials fee. For information, call 703-255-6360.

School holiday for Fairfax County public school students. Vienna area 6th, 7th and 8th graders are invited to Club Phoenix Teen Center, located in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Club Phoenix will be open from 12-6:30 p.m. with lots of fun things to do. The center features a big screen TV, VCR, jukebox, CD player, video games, pool and ping pong tables, food area and a state-of-the-art sound system. Call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 4</b>

Windover Heights Board of Review meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For agenda information, call 703-255-6341.

School holiday for Fairfax County public school students. Vienna area 6th, 7th and 8th graders are invited to Club Phoenix Teen Center, located in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Club Phoenix will be open from 12-6:30 p.m. with lots of fun things to do. The center features a big screen TV, VCR, jukebox, CD player, video games, pool and ping pong tables, food area and a state-of-the-art sound system. Call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 5</b>

Personal Safety for Women will be held at the Vienna Community Center in four parts from 7 to 10 p.m. Specially trained police officers along with several local volunteers will teach women to be alert and mindful of their personal safety. Escape and response techniques are demonstrated in practical scenarios as well as several non-physical techniques to help women stay safe. The fee is $5 for town residents plus a $15 materials fee. For information, call 703-255-6360.

Great Falls Friends Breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Great Falls Library. Speaker: Mike Kearney, owner of the Old Brogue Restaurant and Katie's Coffee House. Candace, 703-759 –0375.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 6</b>

School board Work Session/Linkage, 4 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.

Jim Larranaga, GMU Head Basketball Coach, featured speaker at Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce's luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Winning philosophies and formulas for success and how lessons from the court translate into other aspects of life including professional career and family life. Tickets $25. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is located at 1960-A Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. www.mcleanchamber.org or 703-356-5424 or kryan@mcleanchamber.org.

<b>Friday/Nov. 7</b>

AARP driver safety program for motorists age 50 and older, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. The two-day course will continue on Monday, Nov. 10, and cover the effects of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road conditions and accident prevention measures. The cost is $10 per person, and advance registration is required. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 8</b>

Town of Vienna Cleanup Day, sponsored by Vienna’s Community Enhancement Commission, will be held rain or shine from 9-11 a.m. Individuals, families, and community service groups are invited to participate in making Vienna a more beautiful community. Clean up your own neighborhood, or be assigned an area of town that needs attention. Check in at the Vienna Community Center on Cleanup Day to receive garbage bags and gloves. For more information, call Cathy Salgado at 703-255-6356.