Send notes to the Connection at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.
</b>Virginia Interfaith Center Northern Virginia Chapter. 2 p.m. at Church of St. Clement, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. Legislative preview of January 2011 Virginia General Assembly. email@example.com.
</b>Supervisor Hyland's Public Safety Visioning Task Force. 7:30 p.m. Walt Whitman Middle School Lecture Hall, 2500 Parkers Lane, Alexandria. Second of two community meetings to obtain citizen input on long term goals for the Mount Vernon District. Citizens are encouraged to attend and discuss their views on the District's needs, such as fire and rescue, police and crime prevention, access to judicial services, additional capital facilities, access to medical care and services, pedestrian safety, and any other community safety needs you would like to discuss. 703-780-7518 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/mountvernon/visioning_task_force.htm.
</b>NARFE Springfield Chapter Meeting. 1:30 p.m. The American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave, Springfield. With Kevin Wilkinson from the Free Lance Star in Fredericksburg, on Federal Workforce Challenges in the 21st Century and recruiting for NARFE. 703 455-4373.
Springfield/Alexandria Women’s Connection Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. at Springfield Golf & Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. $17. Luncheon and childcare reservations must be made by Nov. 5. 703-590-6562 or SpringWmConn@yahoo.com.
</b>Springfield-Franconia Lions Club Diabetes Awareness Health Fair. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Springfield Mall, 6500 Springfield Mall, Springfield. Vision, glaucoma and hearing screening, diabetes screening and life style counseling, blood pressure screening and more. The Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Springfield Golf and Country Club. Cad123@verizon.net or www.lionsclubs.org.
</b>General Meeting of the Democratic Women of Clifton. 3 p.m. at the Clifton Community Hall, 12641 Chapel Road, Clifton. Pack food, toiletries, and gifts for overseas troops and collect food cards for distribution to area families in need. CliftonWomenDems@aol.com or www.DemocraticWomenofClifton.org.
</b>Wakefield Chorale Practice. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at North Springfield Elementary School, 7602 Heming Court, Springfield. No audition required. Contact Jule, 703-451-7917.
</b>Age 50 or Better. 12 p.m. Lunch N’ Life sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. Paul Herbert, President of the Fairfax County Historic Society, with readings from his book God Knows your Names: Stories in American History. Reserve at 703-620-0161. $8, checks payable to SCFB. 703-323-4788.