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<b>To have community events listed in the Connection, send to reston@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Friday</b>.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 10</b>

Herndon Police Crime Prevention Council Cyber Safety for Kids. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Herndon Police Dept., 397 Herndon Parkway. An informational session for keeping children safe online, presented by Virginia State Police Special Agent Lenz and Herndon Police Detective Croson. Topics will include sexting, cyber bullying, identity issues and child exploitation. Free. Contact Pfc. Giron at 703-787-7627.

Information Session on NOVA’s ESL for Employment Course. For workers who want to improve their English language skills. 7-9 p.m. at NOVA’s Reston Center, 1831 Wiehle Ave., 3rd Floor. Free. Bring photo identification and a document showing eligibility for employment in the U.S. 703-764-7779 or ESLemployment@nvcc.edu.

The Lupus Foundation of America Greater Washington Chapter Support Group. 12 p.m. at Reston Hospital Center, The West Wing, Conference Room A, 1850 Town Center Parkway, Reston. Free. 703-689-9240, www.lupusgw.org.

<b> Saturday, Sept.12</b>

Women on the Move: Networking Connections. The Reston-Herndon branch of the American Association of University Women fall 2009 membership event, 10:30 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library. Speaker: Ellen Kaminsky, The Elevator Speech Therapist. An exercise demonstrating tips and techniques to help women get more out of networking. 703-476-0029 or www.AAUWofva.org/branches/reston.

The Reston Accessibility Committee (RAC) invites interested Reston residents to its meetings. The RAC works to improve accessibility for mobility-impaired persons. 10 a.m. at the United Bank, 1801 Reston Parkway, Reston. The entrance and parking lot are at the back of the building. Ken Fredgren, 703-391-9019 or fredgren.k@gmail.com.

The Reston-Herndon branch of the American Association of University Women invites you to their Fall 2009 membership event from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library. Featuring Ellen Kaminsky, The Elevator Speech TherapistTM. Participants will learn about AAUW and network with professional women. For information, call 703-476-0029 or 703-716-7360, or go to www.AAUWofva.org/branches/reston

<b>Ongoing</b>

Registration is now open for the Herndon Homecoming Parade to be held Oct. 3. The theme is Children's Playtime. The parade will start at 9:30 a.m. down Elden St. and pass the judges stand at Town Hall Square. Civic organizations, businesses, performing groups, and schools are encouraged to participate. Registration information at HerndonParade@aol.com or 703-421-8738.

The Advisory Board of the Northwest Center for Mental Health Services needs volunteers. We serve and act as advocates for women's shelters, homeless shelters, etc. The Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. We are looking for volunteers who are dedicated to improving mental health services.

For more information call Cleveland at 703-435-0868.