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Luncheon for Sean Connaughton, Va. Secretary of Transportation. 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. Committee for Dulles members in advance $45, at the door $50. Nonmembers in advance $55, at the door $60. www.committeefordulles.org.
The Greater Reston Newcomers and Neighbors Club. 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd. in Reston. How to care for and find out more about costume jewelry. Refreshments served. Free. 703-437-6866.
Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and the Department of Planning and Zoning Community Meeting, to generate ideas for the Wiehle Avenue Transit station. 9 a.m. at Langston Hughes Middle School, 11401 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. DPZ will report on the results for the Brainstorming Activity for the Herndon/Monroe station area. Contact Heidi Merkel, 703-324-1380.
The Reston-Herndon Branch of AAUW Annual Luncheon. 11:30 at Café Montmartre by Lake Anne. Kimberly Bohince, an AAUW Fellow currently studying at George Mason University, will speak of her experiences in the Peace Corps working with women leaders and HIV positive women in sub-Saharan Africa. $16. 703-759-5543.
CAI Essentials of Community Association Volunteer Leadership Seminar. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at Reston Association, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Open to all board members of homeowners’ associations for cluster, condo and single family detached homes in Reston. $60 per member, $70 non-members. Register at 703-435-6503 or Arlene@reston.org.
NARFE Dulles Chapter 1241 Luncheon Meeting. 11:30 a.m. at the Amphora Diner, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. An Introduction to the Travelers Aid Program at Dulles International Airport by Sally Harvey, Program Manager, Travelers Aid. 703-435-3523.
Generation Next: Reston Leadership Development. 7 p.m. Reston Community Center at Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. An active dialog session on getting involved in leading the community. Free. RCCContact@fairfaxcounty.gov.
Lupus Support Group. 12 p.m. at Reston Hospital Center, The West Wing, 1850 Town Center Parkway, Reston. email@example.com or www.lupusgw.org.
Psychology and the Immune System. 7 p.m. at Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. With Dr. Lydia Temoshok, Prof Medicine-U-MD. Reservations required. $30. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colvin Run Watershed Stream Restoration and Improvement Meeting. 9:30 a.m. at Lake Anne Elementary School, 11510 North Shore Drive, Reston. Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. will be presenting information about the history and purpose of the stream restoration project and the plans for this watershed. Time will be provided for questions and answers. 703-435-6560 or reston.wetlandstudies.com.
Weekly classes in 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.