Send notes to the Connection at email@example.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.
</b>Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day. Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Volunteer Fairfax is calling all families to volunteer, in conjunction with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Projects are most appropriate to elementary school aged children, but can be completed by younger children with adult supervision. Service projects will benefit FACETS, Fairfax 4-H, Herndon Senior Center, the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, Operation Military Kids and the Orphan Foundation of America. Register at 703-246-3826 or www.volunteerfairfax.org.
</b>The Republican Women of Clifton. 7 p.m. Clifton Elementary, 7010 Clifton Road, Clifton. Bring coats and jackets for donation to the Katherine K. Hanley Family Shelter. 703-866-3707.
</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 firstname.lastname@example.org.