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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/Dec. 9

</b>Immigration Workshop. 6:30 p.m. Virginia International University, 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360; Fairfax. Information on U.S. immigration requirements. Free and open to the public. jbennett@viu.edu.

<b>Friday/Dec. 10

</b>Business of Games Conference. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. For students and local independent game developers, game industry leaders and members of the business community. http://eagle.gmu.edu/newsroom/846.

<b>Saturday/Dec. 11

</b>Our Daily Bread Food Drive. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next to the Safeway at 10376 Willard Way, Fairfax. The food drive will benefit several Fairfax-based organizations and congregations. Donors who bring five non-perishable items or a grocery gift card will receive a coupon for a free McCafé beverage. www.our-daily-bread.org.

Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Information Session. 11 a.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Learn more about advocating for abused or neglected children. 703-273-3526, ext. 22 or ekosarin@casafairfax.org.

<b>Sunday/Dec. 12

</b>Community Hours. Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41) will be meeting with constituents 6-7:30 p.m., at Panera, 6230 W. Rolling Road, Springfield.

<b>Monday/Dec. 15

</b>Mamie Eisenhower Republican Women's Club Luncheon Meeting & Holiday Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Army Navy Country Club-Fairfax, 3315 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. With Edwina Rogers, Executive Director, The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative. 703-323-0939.

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.

<b>Thursday/Dec. 16

</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/Dec. 17

</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>Friday/Dec. 24

</b>Washington DC Jewish Community Center’s Day of Service. Help at one of over 50 non-profits throughout the area. Projects vary from 2-4 hours and encompass a variety of activities such as throwing holiday parties for children, visiting seniors and serving meals to the homeless. Family and group projects are also available. $20. Register at www.washingtondcjcc.org/volunteer.