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<lst>To have community events listed in Centre View, e-mail to centreview@connectionnewspapers.com. Call Steve Hibbard at 703-778-9412.

<cal1>Ongoing

<cal2>Craft Vendors are needed for the Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Centreville United Methodist Church, 6400 Old Centreville Road. Leased spaces for vendors are going quickly. Book your vendor space now! Contact novemberbazaar@hotmail.com or 703-830-2684.

The Centreville Farmers Market will be operating every Friday until Oct. 30 from 3:30-6 p.m. at 5885 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Vendors will change throughout the season.

<cal1>Thursdays

<cal2>Hope for Today Al-Anon Family Group. 7:15 p.m. Help for friends and family of problem drinkers. At Centreville Presbyterian Church, 15450 Lee Hwy., Centreville. Go to www.AlAnonVA.com.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 10

<cal2>Breakfast with Kelly Lavin. 10 a.m. to noon. GFWC-WFCWC will have a breakfast with guest speaker Kelly Lavin, executive director of Our Neighbor's Child. At Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact 703-631-7830 or WesternFairfaxCountyWC@gmail.com to reserve your seat.

Real Estate Investor Forum. 6:30 p.m. Learn strategies for Real Estate investing in today's market. Learn from successful investors how to capitalize on opportunities such as foreclosures, short sales, auctions, plus how to maximize your efforts through social media marketing. Free but you must register. In Chantilly. Call 877-GRO-WLTH.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 12

<cal2>Poker Run Motorcycle Ride. Registration is 8:30-9:30 a.m. Riders pay a $20 entry fee ($10 for passengers) and travel an 85-mile route which encompasses five stops to collect a playing card in an effort to accumulate a winning hand, hence the name "Poker Run." Beginning and ending at Sully District Police Station. Proceeds will go to COPS — Concerns of Police Survivors. Pacino’s Ristorante will be on hand with refreshments. Contact MPO Pete McCaughey at 703-814-7000, ext. 5159.

Rocky Run Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to noon. Multiple homes participating, located on Rocky Run Drive, near the intersection of Braddock and Stone Roads. Rain date Sunday Sept 13.

Free Fitness Class. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by personal trainer Robin Graine, who will teach Pilates, yoga and cardiovascular training with an emphasis on weight loss, creating vitality and the prevention of disease. After the class, there will be a talk by an experienced agent about financial planning and the "four rules of fiscal responsibility." At the Town Hall in Clifton. RSVP to robingraine@verizon.net.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 13

<cal2>Sully Quilt Show. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $9/adults, $8/seniors, $6/children admission. More than 40 vendors will be offering antique and new quilts, fabrics, antique linens, baskets, stained glass and jewelry and a variety of traditional fiber arts. At Sully Historic Site. Call 703-437-1794.

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 14

<cal2>Showing Roses. 7 p.m. Learn how to show roses with master consulting rosarian Nita Bowen. At the Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Call Pam Powers at 703-371-9351.

Top 10 Frauds and Scams. 12:30 p.m. lunch followed by a discussion sponsored by OWLS (Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors) affiliated with the Clifton Presbyterian Church of Clifton. Juanita Balenger, community outreach coordinator from the office of the Attorney General, will give the presentation. Cost is $7 at the door. At Fellowship Hall at Clifton Presbyterian Church, Main Street, 12748 Richards Lane, Clifton. RSVP By Thursday, Sept. 10 to 703-830-8198.

<cal1>Tuesday/Sept. 15

<cal2>Rotary Meeting. 11.15 a.m. at Eggspectations, 5009 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, off Westfields Blvd. Prospective members and visitors welcome; $12 lunch. Call Mary Ann Imgram at 703-966-8168.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 17

<cal2>Former Gov. Jim Gilmore. 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. presentation. At the Western Fairfax Republican Women's Club (WFRWC) meeting. At Fairfax County Government Center (Sully District Station), 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly. Go to www.wfrwc.org/

<cal1>Sept. 19-20

<cal2>Virginia Wine Festival. Featuring 50 Virginia wineries, craft exhibitors, seminars and music by Lisa Simone, Beleza Brasil, Cherry Blossom String Quartet, Robert Jospe and Inner Rhythm Sextet, and DJ Williams Projekt. At Bull Run Regional Park Special Events Center, Centreville. Call 540-745-FEST.

Truro Church Used Book Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Huge outdoor book sale on the front lawn. Reading by Poet Scott Cairns, book signing and reception: Sunday 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Book donations may be dropped off at Truro Church Sept. 8-17, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 19

<cal2>Cox Farms Fall Festival Opens. Over 90 acres of farmland attractions, five giant slides; unlimited hayrides; rope swings; farm animals and their babies; the Cornundrum Cornfield Adventure; straw tunnels; goat village; live entertainment; and a patch pumpkin. Also two new kids' features: Kiddie Zone and Animal Helpers. Admission is $15 on weekends. The Fall Festival runs Sept. 19 thru Nov. 8, 2009. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sept. 19- Nov. 1, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Nov. 2-8. Cox Farms is at the intersection of Braddock and Pleasant Valley Roads. Go to www.coxfarms.com.

Consignment Sale. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 150+ families will be selling good quality clothing, infant/kids’ clothing, shoes, costumes, holiday wear, outwear (winter coats, snow pants, boots, gloves), toys, books, games, CD/DVD/VHS, baby and kids furniture (cribs, gliders, toddler beds, changing tables, high chairs), car seats, linens, kids decor, maternity wear, riding toys, equipment (strollers, swings, bouncy seats, exersaucers, pack & plays), all nursery/layette items, and more! At Chantilly High School cafeteria, 4201 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Visit www.fcmom.org.

Document Shredding Event. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also fluorescent light recycling. Long fluorescent tubes and broken bulbs will not be accepted. A limit of five medium-sized boxes of paper per household will be accepted for shredding At the Sully District Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly.

CFS, FMS, and OI Support Group. 10 a.m. to noon. For the monthly meeting for the NOVA Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Fibromyalgia (FM), and Orthostatic Intolerance (OI) Support Group, which also includes those with MVPS/ Dysautonomia, multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), IBS, IC, POTS and similar syndromes. McDonnell Room, Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly. Contact Elly at 703-968-9818 or CFSupport-owner@yahoogroups.com. On the web, see www.cfsnova.com.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 20

<cal2>ESL Storytime. 3 p.m. Stories and activities in Korean and English. All ages. No registration required. At Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Call 703-830-2223.

"Spies of Crinoline" Premier. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Bert Morgan, producer and director, is from Chantilly. Much of the action of the movie takes place in Fairfax, Va., at historic sites in Fairfax City and in the town of Vienna. Learn more about Spies in Crinoline at www.imdb.com by entering the movie title in the search field. Movie premier at the Cinema Arts Theatre in fair City Mall, Fairfax.

<cal1>Tuesday/Sept. 22

<cal2>Rotary Meeting. 11.15 a.m. at Eggspectations, 5009 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, off Westfields Blvd. Prospective members and visitors welcome; $12 lunch. Call Mary Ann Imgram at 703-966-8168.

RCIA Classes. 7:30 p.m. Classes for adults: Spiritual formation classes for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). All adults interested in learning more about the Catholic faith are welcome. At St. Timothy Catholic Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Road, Chantilly. Call 703-378-7646 or go to the web site at www.sttimothyparish.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 24.

<cal2>The Brookfield Civic Association quarterly meeting. 7:30 p.m. At Brookfield Elementary School. Go to www.brookfieldcivic.org.

Social Security Talk. 6:30-8 p.m. Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid to Ask. Presented by David Milton, Social Security Administration. At Ameriprise Financial, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 100, Centreville. RSVP to Christopher D. Allen at 703-825-2382.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 26

<cal2>Neighborhood Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 100 houses participate in the Fair Lakes Glen neighborhood, off of Stringfellow Road between Westbrook and Autumn Willow, one block from the intersection of Stringfellow and Lee Highway.

Fall Festival. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Games, prizes, moon bounces, food, and more. At St. Veronica Catholic Church, 3460 Centreville Road, Chantilly.

<cal1>Sept. 25-27

<cal2>Capital Home Show. More than 500 home, design and remodeling experts will be at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Hours: Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 26

<cal2>18th Annual Centreville Day. Parade at 10 a.m. opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. Entertainment by the Bull Run Cloggers, International Dance Center, Christian Youth Dream orchestra, Furia Flamenca, Creative Dance Center, Peace Mission Dance, Korean Presbyterian Church Dance Team, and Anne Albright and the All-Stars Jazz Band, and the Not Dead Yet Rock Band. Also, KidZone and Moonbounces by The JumpWorks, pony rides and petting zoo, historic tours of Centreville, Mount Gilead, Civil War Forts, Living History Medicine Man, 42nd Virginia reenactors and swordmasters. Performances by the Topaz Vaulters, and more. To be held in Centreville's Historic District, Mount Gilead Road, Centreville.

Fall Festival. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Games, prizes, moon bounces, food, and much more. At St. Veronica Catholic Church, 3460 Centreville Road, Chantilly.

Friends of the Poor Walk. 10 a.m. At Frying Pan Park. Will benefit the local poor through St. Timothy's Society of St. Vincent De Paul. Proceeds go to relieve the suffering of those in need of food or financial assistance. Register to walk or sponsor a walker at: www.svdpfriendsofthepoorwalk.org. (To register as a walker on this site click on ‘Become A Walker’ and type ‘St. Timothy’ in the search box/click search and scroll down 8 items to St. Timothy Chantilly, VA and click the blue Set button on the left to register). Due to the national scope of ‘The Friends of the Poor Walk’, it is necessary to specify which conference/area you wish to support. To assist the poor in Centreville, go to St. Timothy Conference/Diocese of Arlington/Chantilly, VA. Or mail a contribution to: St. Timothy SVDP Conference, 13807 Poplar Tree Road, Chantilly, VA 20151. Contact Terri Miller at sttimothys.svdp@gmail.com.

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 28

<cal2>Flu Town Hall Meeting. 7 p.m. Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu, Director of Health, will be on hand to answer questions about pandemic and seasonal influenza. At the Sully District Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly.

<cal1>Tuesday/Sept. 29

<cal2>Rotary Meeting. 11.15 a.m. at Eggspectations, 5009 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, off Westfields Blvd. Prospective members and visitors welcome; $12 lunch. Call Mary Ann Imgram at 703-966-8168.

Protection Planning in Uncertain Times. 6:30-8 p.m. Presented by Gayle Thompson, RiverSource Insurance. At Ameriprise Financial, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 100, Centreville. RSVP to Christopher D. Allen at 703-825-2382.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 4

<cal2>4th Dog Walk and Homecoming. Hosted by HART, which is hoping to surpass the 160 dog registrations and $24,000 raised in 2008. Registration at 11:30 a.m. One-mile walk through Bull Run Regional Park Special Events area. Live music, the band Dawgz, vendor booths, agility and training and other demos. Visit http://hart90.org/DogWalk2009.aspx.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 8

<cal2>Navigating the Medicaid Maze: Waivers, Eligibility and Documentation. Noon to 2 p.m. Free seminar. At Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd.

Chantilly. Go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa, e-mail caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-324-5205, TTY 703-449-1186.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 20

<cal2>Financial Issues for Caregivers. 7-9 p.m. Free seminar. At Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa, e-mail caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-324-5205, TTY 703-449-1186.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 24

<cal2>Community Dialogues. 10 a.m. to noon. Share your input on the FY 2011 Budget. Sponsored by the Fairfax County government and the Fairfax County Public School system. At Centreville Regional Library.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 29

<cal2>Protection Planning in Uncertain Times. 6:30-8 p.m. Presented by Gayle Thompson, RiverSource Insurance. At Ameriprise Financial, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 100, Centreville. RSVP to Christopher D. Allen at 703-825-2382.

<cal1>Saturday/Nov. 7

<cal2>Book and Author Luncheon. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $38/person. Presented by the Fairfax City Branch of AAUW. This annual event is sponsored by AAUW Fairfax City Branch to raise funds for scholarships for women in our area. At the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Call 703-273-3445.

<cal1>Wednesday/Nov. 18

<cal2>Identify Theft Talk. 6:30-8 p.m. Presented by Courtney Sweeney. At Ameriprise Financial, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 100, Centreville. RSVP to Christopher D. Allen at 703-825-2382.

<cal1>Saturday/Dec. 19

<cal2>Education Planning. 6:30-8 p.m. At Ameriprise Financial, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Suite 100, Centreville. RSVP to Christopher D. Allen at 703-825-2382.