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<lst>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>Saturday/May 1

</b>Second Annual Technology Summit. The Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services’ Community Centers Division is hosting the Second Annual Technology Summit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at James Lee Community Center, 2855-A Annandale Road, Falls Church. Free. To reserve abooth, contact Robert O’Quinn at Robert.O'Quinn@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-5588, TTY. Deadline for reserving booths is April 16. Fairfax residents of all ages are invited to this fun event.

<b>Sunday/May 2

</b>Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia LLC Monthly Meeting. 1:30 p.m. at Physicians Conference Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church. www.ostomysupportofnova.org.

<b>Wednesday/May 5

</b>Public Information Meeting For Banks Property Master Plan. 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Lane Elementary School, 7137 Beulah St., Alexandria. Banks Park is a 10-acre site at 7400 Old Telegraph Road in Alexandria, adjacent to the Kingstowne community. While the park is owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority, it is not currently open to the public under the conditions of the life estate granted to the seller, Olander Banks. Therefore, this site remains a private residence with open lawn area and mature canopy trees. There is a channelized stream that divides the property. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/plandev/banks.htm or 703-324-8662.

Training on Personal Care for Older Adults. 7 p.m. at Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. Family caregivers can learn the proper way to provide physical and emotional care to an older adult from a nurse educator including bathing, turning, assisting with movement and feeding. $30. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. 703-324-5432 or caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Volunteers for Change Orientation. 6:30 p.m. at Volunteer Fairfax, 10530 Page Ave., Fairfax. After mandatory orientation, volunteers can choose from more than 60 monthly community service projects throughout Northern Virginia. Projects include planting trees, bagging food for homeless families, tutoring adult ESL students and more. 703-246-3895 or aduffield@volunteerfairfax.org.

<b>Tuesday/May 11

</b>Telephone Support Group for Caregivers of Older Adults. 7 p.m. Discussion topic: Working with Home Health Agencies. Share experiences, gain support and get important information without having to travel. Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Family Services’ Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices or 703-324-7948.

<b>Wednesday/May 12

</b>Managing Care for a Difficult Older Adult. 7 p.m. at Little River Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. Learn strategies to deal with challenging personalities and behaviors. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices.