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<b>Friday/April 16</b>

Are More Single Occupancy Vehicles the Answer? 7:30 p.m. at Oracle, 1910 Oracle Way, Reston. Presentation by Dr. Samuel R. Staley, Robert W. Galvin Fellow and Reason Foundation Director of Urban and Land Use Policy. Co-sponsored by AAA Mid-Atlantic and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce. DATA Member/Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce Member/AAA members $35, non-member $45. Reserve at info@datatrans.org or 703-817-1307.

<b>Saturday/April 17</b>

Community Workshop for Reston Parkway Station. 9 a.m. at the Langston Hughes Middle School cafeteria.

The Hunter Mill Road Corridor Civil War Tour. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A 3-1/2 to 4-hour narrated excursion on a 20-seat bus, focusing on the locations of skirmishes, encampments, graves and historical structures of the Civil War era. The tour will begin in Vienna, include the Flint Hill area and continue up Hunter Mill Road to Baron Cameron Ave. in Reston. $28 per person. Tour books with photos will be available at $10 on the day of the tour. Register at www.HMDL.org. Jim Lewis, 703-620-2956.

<b>Monday/April 19</b>

Chen tai chi. Beginners class every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at the Jow Ga Shaolin Institute, 600-D Carlisle Drive, Herndon. First class free. All levels and ages welcome. truetaichi.com or 703-801-0064.

<b>Tuesday/April 20</b>

Herndon Town Council Public Meeting. 6 p.m. in the Mary Ingram Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St., Herndon. The council may consider a motion to convene in a closed meeting as provided under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia for discussion of a specific public employee relative to annual performance review. Following the closed meeting, the Council will reconvene the meeting for the remainder of the work session agenda 703-435-6804.

<b>Wednesday/April 21</b>

The Advisory Board of the Northwest Center for Mental Health Services. 7-9 p.m. at Northwest Center for Community Mental Health, 1850 Cameron Glen, Reston. Volunteers are needed to serve and act as advocates for women's shelters, homeless shelters, etc. The Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Contact Cleveland at 703-435-0868 or leaderwilliams@gmx.com.

R4 Collection Day: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Reston. 1-4 p.m. at Reston Town Center Pavilion. Bring computers, components, electronics, cell phones, paper for shredding, compact fluorescent bulbs, bicycle accessories, hand tools, portable sewing machines, eye glasses, and more. Full list available at restontowncenter.com, Only listed items accepted.

Herndon Moms Club Open House. 10 a.m. at ArtSpace of Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. Speaker, Amy Miller of ‘Our Kids.’ Nursery available until 11 a.m. 703-742-6694 or info@momsclubofherndon.org.

<b>Thursday/April 22</b>

Lupus Support Group. 12 p.m. at Reston Hospital Center, The West Wing, 1850 Town Center Parkway, Reston. lh@ascendcomm.com or www.lupusgw.org.

<b>Friday/April 23</b>

Tax Relief Workshops for Senior and Disabled Citizens. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Reston Community Center. Sponsored by Supervisor Catherine Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill), on the County's real estate tax relief and car tax relief programs for citizens who are either 65 or older, or permanently and totally disabled, and meet the income and asset eligibility requirements. Qualified taxpayers may also be eligible for rent relief.

<b>Monday/April 26</b>

Chen tai chi. Beginners class every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at the Jow Ga Shaolin Institute, 600-D Carlisle Drive, Herndon. First class free. All levels and ages welcome. truetaichi.com or 703-801-0064.

<b>Tuesday/April 27</b>

Public Hearing on Proposed Herndon Budget. 7 p.m. Mary Ingram Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-435-6805 or www herndon va gov.