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Bulletin Board Feb. 11-17

Know of something missing from our community calendar? E-mail it to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions. Photos are welcome. For more volunteer opportunities, classes, announcements visit www.arlingtonconnection.com and click on Community.

Ongoing Items

All Arlington County administrative offices, public libraries and nature centers will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. County offices and courts will resume normal schedules on Tuesday, February 17. Visit www.arlingtonva.us and search keyword "holiday.”

Arlington residents who need help repairs on their house, can contact *RPJ Housing*, a local non-profit agency funded by Arlington County. Teams of volunteers do all the work free with skills ranging from novice to professional. These community members repair floors, ceilings, walls, doors and roofs; install grab bars, railings and smoke detectors; address minor plumbing and electrical repairs; build ramps, paint and attend to yard work. Priority is given to seniors, persons with disabilities and families with children. To obtain an application, simply call RPJ Housing at 703-528-5606 ext. 11 or visit http://rpjhousing.org/programs.html

Beginning Thursday, March 5, NAMI-Northern Virginia offers a free, 12-week education course in Arlington on mental illness for family members of individuals with mental illness. Contact Marie Fordham at 517-213-0668 for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 14

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop. Free event presented by First Home Alliance at Arlington A.G. Learning Center, 4501 N. Pershing Drive, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free lunch provided by Assembly of God Church. RSVP at

703-580-8838 Ext. 16 or e-mail info@FirstHomeAlliance.org.

Sunday/Feb. 15

Support Group. 1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 N. 16th St. NAMI-Arlington sponsored group. Free. 703-862-9588.

Tuesday/Feb. 17

Discussion. Noon at Holiday Inn in Rosslyn. Learn about teaching English to speakers of other languages. Free. 703-533-9478.

Wednesday/Feb. 18

Money Talk. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Women can take on their finances. $20 includes textbook. 703-228-6417.

Monday/Feb. 23

Lecture on Renewable Energy. 3 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute. Free. 703-228-2144.

Tuesday/Feb. 24

Support Meeting. 7:30 p.m. NAMI-Arlngton holds its monthly support group for family friends and significant others of individuals with mental illness at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 North Glebe Road, Arlington. For information, contact Frank Gisondi at 703-760-8988.

Wednesday/Feb. 25

Money Talk. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Women can take on their finances. $20 includes textbook. 703-228-6417.

Wednesday/March 4

Money Talk. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Women can take on their finances. $20 includes textbook. 703-228-6417.