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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/Aug. 12

</b>Volunteers for Change Orientation. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at10530 Page Ave., Fairfax. After orientation, volunteers can choose from more than 60 monthly community service projects, including planting trees, bagging food for homeless families, tutoring adult ESL students, playing bingo with the disabled and more. 703-246-3895 or aduffield@volunteerfairfax.org.

Karate. 1 p.m. at Ekoji Buddhist Temple, 6500 Lakehaven Lane, Fairfax. For age 55 and up. 8-one hour sessions. Introduction to basic karate techniques. $5. Registration required at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec or 703-324-5544, TTY 711.

<b>Friday/Aug. 13

</b>VolunteerFest Project Proposals Due. Volunteer Fairfax is now accepting project applications for this year’s VolunteerFest on Saturday, Oct. 23. To participate in this year’s event, qualifying projects must be within Fairfax County borders and require a minimum of five volunteers. www.volunteerfairfax.org, 703-246-3825 or ccoffey@volunteerfairfax.org.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 15

</b>Volunteers for Change Orientation. 12-1 p.m. at 10530 Page Ave., Fairfax. After orientation, volunteers can choose from more than 60 monthly community service projects, including planting trees, bagging food for homeless families, tutoring adult ESL students, playing bingo with the disabled and more. 703-246-3895 or aduffield@volunteerfairfax.org.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 17

</b>Korean-language Telephone Support Group for Family Caregivers of Older Adults. A free telephone support group for Korean-speaking caregivers from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. 703-324-5847, TTY 711 or kristine.choe@fairfaxcounty.gov.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 18

</b>Ballet School Open House. 4-7:30 p.m. at Virginia Ballet Company and School, 5595 Guinea Road, Fairfax. Parents and students may visit, tour the studios and register for the new school year that begins Tuesday, Sept. 7. New students may take a free placement class. 703-249-8227.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 19

</b>Fairfax Toastmasters. 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School Room J136, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Meetings on the first and third Thursdays of the month. fairfaxtoastmasters@gmail.com.

Running/Walking Club. 10 a.m. Potomac River Running Store, 5715 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke. For age 55 and up. A facilitated walk/run in the Burke area. Wear running/walking shoes and comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activity. Ongoing, meets every Thursday. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec or 703-324-5544, TTY 711.

<b>Friday/Aug. 20

</b>Line Dance Class. 10 a.m. Durga Temple, 8400 Durga Place, Fairfax Station. For age 55 and up. All levels. Ongoing, meets every Friday. $5. Registration required at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec or 703-324-5544, TTY 711.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 21

</b>Northern Virginia Community College Saturday Registration. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge. Talk to counselors, apply to the College and register for fall semester courses beginning Aug. 23. Additional classes start Oct. 20. Students may apply and register at any time online at www.nvcc. 703-323-3000.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 25

</b>JSSA Parent Support Group for Young Adults Across the Autism Spectrum. 7 p.m. at JSSA, 3018 Javier Road, Fairfax. A monthly support group. Identifying community resources, building a support network and balancing one's own needs with that of an adult son or daughter. Register at 703-204-9100.

Haven of Northern Virginia Suicide Bereavement Workshop. 7 p.m. at 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale. Registration is required at 703-941-7000 or www.havenofnova.org.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 28

</b>United Methodist Women Little Angel Consignment Sale. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax. 703-691-2389.

Community Drop-In Hours. Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41) meets with constituents 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Panera Bread, 6230 West Rolling Road, West Springfield.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 2

</b>Fairfax Toastmasters. 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School Room J136, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Meetings on the first and third Thursdays of the month. fairfaxtoastmasters@gmail.com.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 9

</b>Running/Walking Club. 10 a.m. Potomac River Running Store, 5715 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke. For age 55 and up. A facilitated walk/run in the Burke area. Wear running/walking shoes and comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activity. Ongoing, meets every Thursday. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec or 703-324-5544, TTY 711.

<b>Friday/Sept. 10

</b>Line Dance Class. 10 a.m. Durga Temple, 8400 Durga Place, Fairfax Station. For age 55 and up. All levels. Ongoing, meets every Friday. $5. Registration required at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec or 703-324-5544, TTY 711.

<b>Saturday/Sept. 11

</b>Fairfax High School Band Boosters Tag Day Fundraiser. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Members of the Fairfax High School Band will be out in Fairfax Community neighborhoods collecting for their annual Tag Day Fundraiser. Contributions will pay to replace or repair instruments as well as purchase music, uniforms and equipment. Chuck McClimans at 703-352-6988 or Meghan Benson at703-291-2235.

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 15

</b>Seminar for Family Caregivers of Older Adults. 7 p.m. at Braddock Glen Adult Health Center, 4027B Olley Lane, Fairfax. Gadgets & Gizmos, a demonstration of home modifications and devices that can make family caregiving easier. Free. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadults.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 16

</b>Fairfax Toastmasters. 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School Room J136, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Meetings on the first and third Thursdays of the month. fairfaxtoastmasters@gmail.com.

Lunch N’ Life for Age 50 or Better. 12 p.m. at the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke at Fairfax Presbyterian Church, 10723 Main St., Fairfax. Entertainment by the Harmony Heritage Singers. Reserve at 703-620-0161. $8, checks payable to SCFB. 703-323-4788.