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Keeping Pace with Kids' Internet and Digital Technology Use: Empowering Parents, 7:30 p.m. at Cooper Middle School, 977 Balls Hill Road, McLean.
Find out how parents can help protect children's digital reputations, which are put at risk by their use of Facebook, MySpace, online gaming, emailing, texting, sexting, and other cyber-bullying. Speaker: Iris Beckwith, President of ConnectED4safety LLC. Sponsored by Safe Community Coalition with funding from Verizon. (Snow Date is Tuesday, March 2 at 7:30.)
Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Casino Night & Taste of the Town. 7pm-12 a.m. at Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Samples from area eateries, cash bar, live auction, casino games and more. Prizes include trips, gift certificates, gift baskets, jewelry and more. $75 in advance, $85 at the door. 703-281-1333 or www.vtrcc.org.
McLean Citizens Association Meeting on Redevelopment of Tysons Corner. 7:30 p.m. at the Mclean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Planning Commissioners Walter Alcorn (At-Large and Chair of the Tysons Committee) and Jay Donahue (Dranesville) with the final Fairfax County staff recommendation for Tysons Corner and about the schedule for county review of that proposal. MCA.President@mcleancitizens.org or 703-556-9160.
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. 703-802-3457 or www.ostomysupportofnova.org.
Tysons Corner Kiwanis Club Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at George C. Marshall High School, Room 229A 7731, Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Meeting is open to public and individuals looking to volunteer in the community. www.tysonscornerkiwanis.org.
League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area. 7:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Public Library, 101 Maple Ave., Vienna. Discussion of the impact of early Monday closings for elementary schools. www.lwv-fairfax.org.
National Association Active and Retired Federal Employees Monthly Meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Virginia Federation of Chapters Service Officers Dr. Constance T. Bails, Ph.D. and John D. Bails, CWO3 USN/Ret. will provide help regarding annuitant and survivor benefits. 703-698-1838 or email@example.com.