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Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 22

</b>Listening Forum Slated For Laurel Hill Golf Club. Meet with Fairfax County Park Authority Director John Dargle Jr., 7:30 p.m., at the Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. 703-324-8662.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 25

</b>Community Day, a celebration featuring class demonstrations and mini-workshops, an extensive art exhibit of instructor work, entertainment, door prizes and giveaways, food, games and storytelling for children. Open house 1-5 p.m. hosted by Fairfax County Public Schools Adult and Community Education at the Plum Center for Lifelong Learning, 6815 Edsall Road, Springfield. Free. 703-658-2796 or www.fcps.edu/aceclasses/CommunityDay.htm

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 27

</b>Inside Look at Largest Mortgage Fraud Investigation in Fairfax County's History with Supervisor Jeff McKay (D-Lee). Hosted by the Springfield Civic Association. Meeting time 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the American Legion 6520 Amherst Ave. Springfield. The public is invited to attend. For more info on the Springfield Civic Association, visit www.springfieldcivic.org.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 28

</b>Haven of Northern Virginia is offering a free six-week suicide loss support group. 7:30-9 p.m. 703-941-7000 or havenofnova@verizon.net. Registration is required.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 29

</b>Family Learning Center Grand Opening. Lynbrook Elementary will be having a Grand Opening to celebrate the newest addition to the school and the community. Families are invited from 5-6:30 p.m., to come out and explore the available programs that will be at Lynbrook’s Family Learning Center, 5801 Backlick Road, Springfield. 703-866-2954

<b>Friday/Nov. 6

</b>Seventh Annual Caregiver Luncheon and Resource Fair. Fairfax County invites family caregivers of older adults to a luncheon and resource fair in celebration of National Family Caregiver's Month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Springfield Golf and Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The luncheon costs $10 and registration is required. Register and request ADA accommodations at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa or by phone at 703-324-5631, TTY 703-449-1186.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 10

</b>South County Federation Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the South County Secondary School, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. Southcountyfederation.com.

NARFE Springfield Chapter Meeting. The meeting will begin at 1:30 followed by a presentation from U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11), updating the issues before U.S. Congress that affect retired and active federal employees. Meeting place is The American Legion Post 176, 5620 Amherst Ave, Springfield, adjacent to Kay Jenning's Springfield Toyota. Contact Chapter President Dick Gallagher at rmgallagher@verizon.net or 703 455-4373 for details on the meeting or questions about NARFE. Guests are always welcome and encouraged to attend.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 12

</b>Medical Lecture. Dr. Bill Hamilton will present Osteoarthritis, Joint Replacement Advances and New Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement 7 p.m. at the Springfield Hilton, 6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield. To register for this free class call 703-750-8800 or register online at https://webcentaur.inova.org/weblink/clSc.do.