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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/Feb. 10

</b>Considering Separation and Divorce. 6:30 p.m. JSSA, 3018 Javier Road, Fairfax. The legal, financial and emotional issues of separation and divorce and an introduction to the flexible, solution-oriented process of collaborative divorce. $35. Register at 703-896-7901.

Peace Corps General Information Meeting. 7 p.m. REI Sporting Store, 11950 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Peace Corps Recruiter Benjamin Burnes will speak on the importance of international volunteerism and why today’s Peace Corps is more vital than ever. www.peacecorps.gov.

<b>Tuesday/Feb. 15

</b>Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-451-8626.

Senior Fall Prevention Classes. 1:30 p.m. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Classes meet in a heated indoor pool, designed to work on balance and core muscles in order to prevent injuries and falls. Classes are Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. $10 per class. Register at 703-667-9800.

Parenting Your Teen While Keeping Your Sanity Intact. 9:30 a.m. Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Learn strategies on how to interact with your teen in a productive way, disengaging from the bad behavior, keeping calm, and earning respect rather than fear. Presented by Michele Tureaud, FCPS Behavior Intervention Services. 703-815-6618.

Providence District Council Meeting. 7:15 p.m. Dunn Loring Administrative Center, 2334 Gallows Road, Fairfax. Annual election of 2011 PDC officers followed by a discussion of the proposed Fairfax County School's FY12 budget, with Patty Reed, Providence District School Board Representative. ProvidenceDistrictCouncil@yahoo.com.

<b>Wednesday/Feb. 23

</b>JSSA Parent Support Group for Young Adults Across the Autism Spectrum. 7 p.m. at JSSA, 3018 Javier Road, Fairfax. A monthly support group. Identifying community resources, building a support network and balancing one's own needs with that of an adult son or daughter. Register at 703-204-9100.

<b>Sunday/Feb. 27

</b>Burke Historical Society Meeting. 4 p.m. The Silas Burke House, 5641 Burke Centre Parkway. Burke. wizet@cox.net.

<b>Wednesday/March 2

</b>Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens with Special Needs. 7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Gain knowledge, share resources, coping mechanisms and strategies and provide mutual support. Register at 703-896-7615 or 703-537-3040.

<b>Thursday/March 3

</b>Kids Can Cope: A Children of Divorce Group. 6 p.m. JSSA, 3018 Javier Road, Fairfax. Eight interactive group sessions for ages 9-12. Thursdays through April 21. Register at 703-896-7901

Senior Fall Prevention Classes. 1:30 p.m. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Held in a heated indoor pool, designed to work on balance and core muscles in order to prevent injuries and falls. Classes are held Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. $10 per class. Register at 703-667-9800.

<b>Sunday/March 6

</b>Healing and Hope after the Loss of a Spouse or Partner. 2 p.m. Washington Regional Transplant Center, 7619 Little River Turnpike, Suite 900, Annandale. With Robin L. McMahon, Ph.D. specialist in providing psychotherapy services for life transitions, especially traumatic loss and grief. lisa@wrtc.org.

<b>Tuesday/March 8

</b>The Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke Dementia Care Givers Support Group. 12 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. The group will meet on the second Tuesday of each month. Learn and share with others experiencing similar challenges. 703-451-8626 or eileen.thompson1@gmail.com.