0
Votes

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>Saturday/Feb. 26

</b>Fairfax County School Board FY 2012 Budget Forum. 9 a.m. Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. With four breakout sessions on employee compensation and benefits, the budget’s impact on programs, how central office staff supports teaching and learning, and state funding challenges. www.surveymonkey.com/s/fy2012budgetforum or 571-423-1075.

Leadership Institute. The Braddock District Community Engagement Initiative offers a Leadership Institute," from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Thee Institute is targeted for those who are, or wish to be, officers and directors of civic and homeowners' associations and community-based volunteer and non-profit organizations. The program includes lunch. Spots are limited. Contact Ann Sharp at 703-425-9300 to sign up.

Lake Braddock Secondary School PTSA Mulch Sale. Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Proceeds support the alcohol and drug free All-Night Graduation Party. Double shredded hardwood mulch in 3 cubic-foot bags, $4.50 each. Orders of 15 bags or more will be delivered March 26-27. Orders of less than 15 must be picked up on Saturday, March 26. www.lbssptsa.org or lbss.mulchman@cox.net. Boy Scout Troop 1344 is offering mulch spreading service, contact Al String at 703-569-1357.

<b>Sunday/Feb. 27

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

Lake Braddock Secondary School PTSA Mulch Sale. Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Proceeds support the alcohol and drug free All-Night Graduation Party. Double shredded hardwood mulch in 3 cubic-foot bags, $4.50 each. Orders of 15 bags or more will be delivered March 26-27. Orders of less than 15 must be picked up on Saturday, March 26. www.lbssptsa.org or lbss.mulchman@cox.net. Boy Scout Troop 1344 is offering mulch spreading service, contact Al String at 703-569-1357.

<b>Monday/Feb. 28

</b>Bullying Prevention Symposium. 7 p.m. Fairfax Government Center, 12055 Government Center Parkway Fairfax. Strengthen existing efforts, share resources, and develop new approaches in bullying prevention with representatives from Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, Fairfax County Neighborhood & Community Services, and organizations that provide supports for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth. maas@fairfaxcounty.gov.

<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.

Welcome Club of Northern Virginia Monthly Luncheon. 1 p.m. Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Monthly 3-course lunch with program. This month various styles of Hawaiian dance will be demonstrated along with discussion of the islands' history and culture. $29. Register at www.welcomeclubnvirginia.com.

<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.

Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia. 1:30 p.m. PCC Physicians Conference Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Gallows Road, Fairfax. Geronima Cortese-Jimenez on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 703-802-3457 or www.ostomysupportofnova.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.