Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

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/May 6

</b>Haven of Northern Virginia Four-Week Teen Bereavement Support Group. 5 p.m. at 4606 Ravensworth road, Annandale. Free. Registration is required at 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org.

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>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.

<b>Thursday/May 13

</b>Women Building & Investing in Success Monthly Luncheon. 12 p.m. at The Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. “Blogging for Business” with speaker Cindie Reinhold. Members and first-time guests $20, non-members $30. womenbuildinginvestinginsuccess.

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.

<b>Saturday/May 15

</b>Grandparent Respite Day. Grandparents and other relatives raising children can take part in a respite day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Gum Springs Community Center, 8100 Fordson Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County; and Mott Community Center, 12111 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Children aged 3-12 can be dropped off at one of the sites for a day of activities; lunch and snacks will be provided for the children at no cost to caregivers. Activities will be based on the theme “Quest for Adventure: A Treasure Map of Fun.” 

Respite day is for residents of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. 

Preregistration is required by Tuesday, May 11. Call 703-324-3517 (TTY 703-449-1186) to register.

<b>Sunday/May 16

</b>Introductory Flow Yoga Class. 8:30 a.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Incorp breath and movement to increase strength, flexibility and focus. Bring mat, towel and water. 703-385-7858.

<b>Monday/May 17

</b>Breaking Down Barriers. 9 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. A seminar on the updated Americans with Disabilities Act and other employment-related laws affecting persons with disabilities www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hrc.