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<i>To have community events listed in the Connection, send to vienna@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Friday.</i>

<b>Thursday/May 20</b>

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.

Beulah Road Al-Anon Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. Practicing the Twelve Steps, welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. revku@cox.net.

McLean Citizens Association Annual Membership Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at the Mclean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Sharon Bulova, following a brief business meeting, the election of officers and board members for MCA and its charitable affiliate, the McLean Community Foundation. MCA.President@mcleancitizens.org or 703-556-9160.

<b>Friday/May 21</b>

VTRCC Brown Bag University. 12 p.m. at Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 450, Vienna. With Rebecca Diamond. owner of Rebecca Diamond Marketing. Register at www.vtrcc.org.

<b>Saturday/May 22</b>

T'ai Chi Beginners' Practice. 8 a.m. on the outdoor basketball court behind Dolley Madison Public Library at 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. 703-759-9141 or www.FreeTaiChi.org.

Leadership Fairfax Non-profit Boardsmanship Seminar. 12:15 p.m. at 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 350, Vienna. $50 for LFI active members and $65 for non-members, including a continental breakfast. Open to the public, but limited to the first 50 people who register at www.leadershipfairfax.org or 703-752-7555.

McLean AAUW 41rst Used Book Collection. At the Sun Trust Bank, 515 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Gently used books, CD's and software and children's books are needed. No records, textbooks or encyclopedias accepted. 703-356-8364 or www.mcleanaauw.org

Successful Private Adoptions Workshop. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 1125 Savile Land, McLean, Sponsored by Families for Private Adoption, the workshop covers the entire adoption process. Speakers include adoptive parents, birth mother, social worker, psychologist, and attorneys. $65 in advance, $75 at the door, including workbook, breakfast and lunch. 202-722-0338 or www.ffpa.org.

Brinker Toastmasters. 9:30 a.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Meets second and fourth Saturday of the month. brinker.wordpress.com.

Obama, Niebuhr, and the War in Afghanistan. 8:30 a.m. at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, 1724 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Faith and Public Policy breakfast discussion on U.S. actions and perceptions of the war, with speakers Dr. Bruce Douglass, a professor of government at Georgetown University, and David Morrison, former Democratic Staff Director of the House Appropriations Sub-committee. Free. 703-556-0123.

Weight Watchers Open House. 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Regency Sport & Health, 1800 Old Meadow Road, McLean. BMI, raffles, giveaways, smoothies and more. Gym membership not required. lindaeisel@gmail.com.

<b>Monday/May 24</b>

Northern Virginia Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-256-2908.

<b>Tuesday/May 25</b>

Tysons Corner Kiwanis Club Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at George C. Marshall High School, Room 229A 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Meeting is public and Individuals looking to volunteer in their community welcome. www.tysonscornerkiwanis.org

Body & Soul Strength & Flexibility class. 12 p.m. at McLean Presbyterian Church, 1020 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Exercise led by ACE certified instructor Dana Elsnick. Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 24. Register at 703-847-9814 or great314dane@yahoo.com.

VTRCC May Monthly Mixer. 5:30 p.m. in front of Bloomingdale’s, Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Register at www.vtrcc.org.

Weight Watchers Open House. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Regency Sport & Health, 1800 Old Meadow Road, McLean. BMI, raffles, giveaways, smoothies and more. Gym membership not required. lindaeisel@gmail.com.

<b>Wednesday/May 26</b>

Support Group for Survivors of Clergy Abuse. 6:30 p.m in the conference room of the Tysons-Pimmit Hills Regional Library, 7684 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A monthly peer support group for survivors and others affected. Free. Confidential. No registration required. 703-538-6128.

Our Daily Bread “Credit Smart” Course. 6:30 p.m. at Chantilly High School, 4201 Stringfellow Road, Room 253, Chantilly. A six-week course running Wednesdays through June 23, by Fairfax County-based non-profit Our Daily Bread, Inc. to help participants improve their credit ratings and gain a better understanding of the process of buying a home. Free. Dinner and child care provided. Register at 703-273-8829 or www.our-daily-bread.org.

<b>Thursday/May 27</b>

Beulah Road Al-Anon Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. Practicing the Twelve Steps, welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. revku@cox.net.

<b>Friday/May 28</b>

Food Allergies: What Happens and What Can I Do? 1 p.m. at Virginia Pediatric Group, 737 Walker Road, Suite 4, Great Falls. Free. Dr. James Baugh to discuss childhood food allergies and answer questions. www.vapg.com or 703-573-2432.

<b>Saturday/May 29</b>

T'ai Chi Beginners' Practice. 8 a.m. on the outdoor basketball court behind Dolley Madison Public Library at 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. 703-759-9141 or www.FreeTaiChi.org.

<b>Tuesday/June 1</b>

Body & Soul Strength & Flexibility class. 12 p.m. at McLean Presbyterian Church, 1020 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Exercise led by ACE certified instructor Dana Elsnick. Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 24. Register at 703-847-9814 or great314dane@yahoo.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 2</b>

Our Daily Bread “Credit Smart” Course. 6:30 p.m. at Chantilly High School, 4201 Stringfellow Road, Room 253, Chantilly. A six-week course running Wednesdays through June 23, by Fairfax County-based non-profit Our Daily Bread, Inc. to help participants improve their credit ratings and gain a better understanding of the process of buying a home. Free. Dinner and child care provided. Register at 703-273-8829 or www.our-daily-bread.org.

<b>Thursday/June 3</b>

Beulah Road Al-Anon Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. Practicing the Twelve Steps, welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. revku@cox.net.