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<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 <a hfref="http://www.fairfax-burkesc.org" target="_blank">fairfax-burkesc.org</a>.

<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 <a href="http://www.lls.org/nca" target="_blank">lls.org/nca</a>.

<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.

<b>Saturday/Sept. 10

</b>Disaster Response Volunteer Training. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Salvation Army Fairfax Corps, 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax. The Salvation Army seeks volunteers who will help serve during disaster situations. Contact Liz O'Dell, Donation and Volunteer Coordinator for The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command, 202-756-3906 or Liz_O'Dell@uss.salvationarmy.org.