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Bulletin Board, March 19-25

<cal1>Thursday/March 19

<cal2>AARP Dulles Chapter. 7 p.m., Lake Anne Professional Building, Suite 140, 1184 Washington Plaza W., Reston. The Dulles Chapter of AARP will meet with special guest speaker author Stephen Miller. Miller will discuss how to get your life story in writing by discussing various approaches to writing your memoirs. Visit www.AARPdulles.org.

Reston Association Newcomers Night. 7-9 p.m., Reston Association, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Get to know the Reston Association. Whether you just moved to Reston or you have been here for some time, this is an opportunity to find out about the amenities, services and programs that are available to you through RA. RSVP to Ha Brock, RA Volunteer Coordinator at 703-435-7986 or e-mail habrock@reston.org.

GSA Schedule Contracting. 7:30-9:30 a.m., The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., Plaza Room, McLean. Learn from the General Services Administration about recent trends, contractor challenges and best practices to mitigate compliance risk in this interactive discussion. $45/non-members, free/NVTC members. Visit www.nvtc.org/events/geteventinfo.php?event=COUNSEL-10.

<cal1>Monday/March 23

<cal2>NVHC Speaker Series. 8 p.m., Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston. The NVHC speaker series continues with guest speaker Dr. Michael Makovsky, author of the award-winning 2007 book, "Churchill's Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft." Makovsky will speak on Churchill, Roosevelt and the Jews. Free. Call 703-437-7733.

NARFE Chapter Meeting. 11:30 a.m., Amphora's Diner Deluxe, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will have their monthly luncheon. Guest speaker Jeannette Santiago, Technical Expert of the Social Security Administration, will speak on "What Every Federal Employee and Annuitant Should Know About Social Security and Medicare." $16/lunch entrée. Call 703-435-3523.

<cal1>Saturday/March 28

<cal2>Weed Warrior Project. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Brown's Chapel Baseball Fields, 20190 Baron Cameron Ave., Reston. The heavy vines of Oriental Bittersweet are strangling trees and taking over shrubs in the natural area behind Browns Chapel's baseball fields. Help the Reston Association eradicate this aggressive vine. Meet at the end of the parking, near the baseball fields and walk beyond the fields to the natural area. Contact Ha Brock, RA Volunteer Coordinator at 703-435-7986 or habrock@reston.org to volunteer.

<cal1>Saturday/April 4

<cal2>Watershed Cleanup. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Potomac Watershed, Reston. Join thousands of volunteers in a multi-state effort to clean up the Potomac Watershed. The group will focus on a number of streams in Reston. Conatct Ha Brock, RA Volunteer Coordinator at 703-435-7986 or habrock@reston.org to volunteer.