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School Board Work Session, 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-385-7910.
Legal Aspects of Child Support in Domestic Violence Cases. 7-9 p.m., The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Reduced fees available based upon financial need. Fee: $45/non members; $35/Center Circle Donors (Members). Visit www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657 to register.
Greening Data Centers. 7:30-9:30 a.m., Ernst & Young, 8484 Westpark Drive, McLean. Four roundtable discussions on green business centers. $45/NVTC members, $75/ non members. Visit http://www.nvtc.org/events/geteventinfo.php?event=GREENTECH1.
On the Importance of Girlfriends. 7-9 p.m., The Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Learn to establish a similar circle of friends that can be as dear as the ones in the past. Fee: $45/non members; $35/Center Circle Donors (Members). Visit www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657 to register.
Project Support Grant Deadline. Project Support Grants for Arts Organizations are due at the Arts Council offices by 5 p.m. Call Jeannette Thomas, Grants Administrator, at 703-642-0862 x4.
Clergy Abuse Peer Support. 7-8:30 p.m., Tysons-Pimmit Hills Regional Library, 7684 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. The monthly peer support group for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse will meet. The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month. Free. Confidential. No registration required. For information or directions, contact Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128.
Bankruptcy Basics. 7-9 p.m., The Campagna Center, 418 S. Washington St., Alexandria. A bankruptcy attorney will discuss various types of consumer bankruptcy and your rights in dealing with creditors and debt collectors. The program will include bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy options available to prevent, avoid, or best deal with late/out-of-control mortgage payments or impending foreclosure. $45/p[erson, $35/Center Circle Donors. To register go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.
Softball League Deadline. Today is the registration deadline for the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department's 2009 men's softball league. Games will be played at Vienna's Southside Park on weeknights beginning April 13. For a league information package, call Enrique Guzman at 703-255-6352 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Empowering Partnerships. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., George Mason University Johnson Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Learn more about innovative collaboration strategies from the experts to expand your reach and audience. $5/person, free for members. Reserve seats by e-mailing email@example.com.
Marial Assets and Your Rights. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Women's Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. Learn how Virginia courts divide assets and liabilities upon divorce, how to determine whether property is marital or separate and the factors the court must take into account in making its decisions. $55/person, $45/Center Circle Donors. To register go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.
Community Volunteer Nominations Due. The deadline for Vienna area residents to nominate an outstanding volunteer in recognition of his or her service to the town is today. Nomination forms for outstanding community volunteers are available at Vienna Town Hall, 127 Center St., S. For more information, call the Mayor's Office at 703-255-6311.
Business License Deadline. Town of Vienna businesses are reminded that the annual business, professional and occupational license tax is due today. All businesses in the Town of Vienna, including home occupations, must renew their business licenses each year. License tax forms are available in the Finance Department at Town Hall, 127 S. Center St. and online at www.viennava.gov. For more information or assistance in figuring license taxes, call 703-255-6321.
Republican Women's Club. 1 p.m., Kena Temple Center, 9001 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. The Western Fairfax Republican Women's Club will hold a membership luncheon. Call: 703-425-6542.
NARFE Meeting. 1:30 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The National Association Active and Retired Federal Employees will be holding their monthly meeting. Karen Carter from "The Village at Orchard Ridge" in Winchester will make a presentation on this home community and the various retirement options. Call 703-205-9041.
New Providence Republican Women Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Oakton Library, Meeting Room 1, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Speaker is Anthony Bedell, Chairman of the Fairfax County Republican Committee. 703-591-7368.
Preserve Arts Funding. 3-4 p.m., Fairfax County Government Center. Arts Council Board Chairman John Mason will give testimony before the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors during critical budget hearings at the Fairfax County Government Center. Your presence in the audience will support Chairman Mason's case for preserving arts funding even in tough economic times. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.