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Bulletin Board, Feb. 25-March 3

To have community events listed in the Connection, send to reston/herndon@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6437 with questions. Deadline is Friday.

<cal1>Wednesday/Feb. 25

<cal2>Dulles Area Transportation Association. 7:45 p.m., 2201 Cooperative Way, Herndon. The Dulles Area Transportation Association is holding their Board of Directors and General Membership Meeting. Joe Sierkieski, National Rural Utilities CFC, will host and Douglas Koelemay, VP Community Relations, SAIC and Commonwealth Transportation Board Member, will talk about "What's Going on in Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth." E-mail info@datatrans.org or call 703-817-1307 in interested in attending.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 27

<cal2>Committee for Dulles. 11:30 a.m., Hyatt Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd., Herndon. The Committee for Dulles and Washington Airports Task Force will hold a special luncheon to recognize the progress being made by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Paul M. Morris, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will speak. CFD Members: $45/advance, $50/at door; Non Members: $55/advance, $60/at door. Reservations required by the Monday prior to the luncheon; call 703-430-8749.

Deadline for Commemorative Brick Orders. Today is the deadline for purchase to ensure installation of a commemorative brick on Lake Anne Plaza this spring. Go to http://www.restonmuseum.org/store_/rht_bricks/rht_brick.htm to order.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 28

<cal2>Clothing and Consignment Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Chantilly High School Cafeteria (Entrance 11), 4201 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. 150 families will be selling clothing, shoes, toys, books, CD/DVD/VHS, baby/children’s furniture, strollers, maternity wear, infant nursery/layette items and more. Free admission. Visit www.fcmom.org.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 3

<cal2>Reston Garden Club. 1 p.m., Lake Anne Community Center, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. The Reston Garden Club will meet. Guest speaker Peter J. Murray, President of Hidden Lane Landscaping and Design, will speak about "Ideas for the Spring Garden." Visit www.restongardenclub.org.

<cal1>Friday/March 6

<cal2>NVDBC Breakfast with Sen. Webb. 7:30 a.m., Fairview Park Marriott Hotel, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. The Northern Virginia Democratic Business Council will have a breakfast featuring special guest Sen. Jim Webb, who will speak about his legislative agenda and the major issues facing the U.S. Senate and the nation and how they affect the Commonwealth. $40/at door, $35/advance. Visit to register.

<cal1>Sunday/March 8

<cal2>Friends of Runnymede Park. 7 p.m., ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. The Friends of Runnymede Park will hold its annual meeting. The program, which will include a wine and cheese reception, will feature local artist Mary Sears, who has been creating hand painted glassware and watercolors since 1996. Herndon Community Forester John Dudzinsky will also present a brief report on the current conditions in the park. Free and open to the public.

<cal1>Saturday/March 14

<cal2>Reston Accessibility Committee. 10 a.m., United Bank, 1801 Reston Parkway, Reston. The Reston Accessibility Committee will meet as they work to improve accessibility for mobility-impaired persons to a variety of establishments in Reston. Contact Ken Fredgren at 703-391-9019 or fredgren.k@gmail.com.