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Master Plan Amendment Review. 7-8:30 p.m., Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center, 2709 W. Ox Road, Herndon. The Park Authority will hold a community meeting to present the revised Master Plan Amendment and staff recommendations. Call 703-324-8702.
Meeting Transportation Challenges in the Dulles Corridor. 7:30-10 a.m., Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. Featured speakers Katherine D. Ichter, Director of the Fairfax County Department of Transportation and Thomas F. Farley, Dulles Rail Coordinator for the Loudoun County Office of Transportation Services will talk about the transportation challenges facing the area in the Dulles Corridor. Reserve a space by e-mailing email@example.com or calling Jim Larsen at 703-380-5645.
Western Fairfax Republican Women’s Club. 6:30 p.m., Fairfax County Government Center, Sully District Station, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. Karna Bodman, former Senior Director of the National Security Council, will talk about her years in the Reagan White House and will bring her newly released book to sell and autograph.
Republican Club of Greater Reston. 7:30 p.m., Reston Community Center, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. The Republican Club of Greater Reston will meet with special guest Kara Small Bodman, author and former senior director of the National Security Council. As formerly the highest-ranking woman in his administration, Bodman will provide insights into the workings of the Reagan White House. Call 703-406-9740.
Blood Drive. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 820 Elden St., Herndon. The Herndon Masonic Lodge and INOVA Blood Donor Services will be hosting a blood drive. E-mail BloodDrive264@aol.com to make an appointment.
NARFE Dulles Chapter Luncheon. 11:30 a.m., Amphora’s Diner Deluxe, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Dulles Chapter 1241 will hold a luncheon meeting. Guest speaker Dr. Pankaj Merchia, Medical Director, Sleep Heart Centers Lab and Clinic at Reston Hospital Center will give a review of normal sleep, common disorders of sleep, healthy sleep practices and common problems with sleep including insomnia, restless legs, and sleep apnea. Call 703-435-3523 by June 18 to make your choice of the lunch entree for $16.
Annual Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Update.11:30 a.m., Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority President and CEO James E. Bennett will provide his annual update to the Committee for Dulles on the Airport Authority's operations. Non members: $55/advance, $60/at door; CFD members: $45/advance, $50/at door. Call 703-430-8749 to RSVP.
International Essential Tremor Foundation Support Group. 7:30 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Participants are invited to share their experiences living with Essential Tremor and meet a Regional Ambassador to find out more about ongoing research. Special programs may be held to help participants manage their ET or discuss medical treatments and breakthroughs. Call 703-587-1040.