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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/July 7

</b>Senior Fall Prevention Classes. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mondays and Fridays from 2-3 p.m. Classes are held in a heated indoor pool and are designed to work on balance and core muscles in order to prevent injuries and falls. Instructor now certified in Back and Hip Rehab. $10 per class. Pre-registration required at 703-667-9800.

<b>Saturday/July 9

</b>Obon Festival. 5:30-9 p.m. Ekoji Buddhist Temple, 6500 Lake Haven Lane in Fairfax Station. Japanese folk dancing, taiko drumming, Hawaiian music and hula dancing performances, a candle illumination ceremony, children’s games and crafts, and traditional Japanese food dishes. Temple tours and short lectures on Buddhism. Japanese and American food and drinks available for purchase. Free admission. www.ekoji.org.

<b>Wednesday/July 13

</b>Reclaiming Your Future: Financial Planning During Separation & Divorce. 7 p.m. Investment & Resource Planning Associates, Inc., 4400 Fair Lakes Court #70, Fairfax. A comprehensive seminar covering all financial components of the property settlement agreement, from preparing documents for your attorney to signing agreements. $50 non-members, $40 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org

<b>Wednesday/July 20

</b>Personal Finance in Turbulent Times. 7 p.m. Edelman Financial Services LLC Headquarters, 4000 Legato Road, 9th Floor, Fairfax. Discover 9 reasons you need to plan, 5 obstacles you’ll face, 5 steps that will help put you on the road to financial success, and 4 rules you should follow for managing your investments. $35 non-members, $25 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org.

<b>Thursday/July 21

</b>Are You 50 or Better? 12 p.m. Burke Presbyterian Church, 5690 Oak Leather Drive, Burke. Lunch N’ Life, sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. With author and historian Don Hakenson on “Little Known Civil War Fights in Fairfax County.” $8. 703-323-4788 or www.fairfax-burkesc.org.

<b>Saturday/July 30

</b>I’m Cured…Now What? 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St., Fairfax. A conference for teen and young adult survivors of childhood cancer and their parents. Learn about late effects, building a treatment summary, insurance and legal issues, complementary therapies and stress busters, nutrition and exercise science, psychological implications of survivorship, resources for college and career planning. 703-399-2948 or www.lls.org/nca.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 2

</b>Senior Fall Prevention Classes. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mondays and Fridays from 2-3 p.m. Classes are held in a heated indoor pool and are designed to work on balance and core muscles in order to prevent injuries and falls. Instructor now certified in Back and Hip Rehab. $10 per class. Pre-registration required at 703-667-9800.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 6

</b>Young Adult Survivorship Conference. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St., Fairfax. With speaker Tamika Felder. A young adult panel with representatives from Life With Cancer, I’m Too Young For This, and Imerman Angels will discuss disclosure, dating and survivorship care plans. Register at 703-399-2940.