Bulletin Board

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>Thursday/May 19

</b>Age 50 or Better Spring Lunch N’ Life. 12 p.m. St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. A history lesson from "Martha Washington" as portrayed by Bonnie Fairbank. $8. Reserve at 703-273-5730. www.fairfax-burkesc.org.

<b>Saturday/May 21

</b>Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Information Session. 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Fairfax City Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Learn about advocating for abused or neglected children. 703-273-3526 ext. 22 or ekosarin@casafairfax.org.

Burke Historical Society Meeting. 4 p.m. Silas Burke House, 9595 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Longtime Burke resident Bill Sheads will speak about his work in the Fairfax County Fire Department in the early 1940s. slawski_brian@yahoo.com.

Document Shredding. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Mason District Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Residents may shred up to 5 boxes of personal documents per household at no charge. Remove all binder clips, plastic page covers and binding. Film or computer disks will not be accepted. All documents securely shredded on-site by a private contractor and the shredded material taken to a local recycling facility. No medical service providers, this event does not fulfill HIPPA requirements. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/recycling.

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrating the service provided every day, often under challenging circumstances, and showing how EMS providers are dedicated to saving lives and limiting suffering. Partnering with the Park Authority, EMS providers will be available with displays, educational materials, blood pressure screenings, and apparatus displays. 703-877-3702 or fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov.

* Cub Run Recreation Center, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. 703-817-9407.

* Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2017 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-3224.

* South Run Recreation Center, 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield. 703-866-0566.

* Spring Hill Recreation Center, 1239 Spring Hill Road, McLean. 703-827-0989.

* Oak Marr Recreation Center, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton. 703-281-6501.

<b>Sunday/May 22

</b>Electric Sunday. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. I-66 Transfer Station, 4618 West Ox Road, Fairfax. Residents may recycle televisions, computers and peripheral electronics such as speakers, printers and scanners. Residents can also recycle unbroken fluorescent tubes and light bulbs. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/recycling.

<b>Monday/May 23

</b>Burke/West Springfield Senior Center Without Walls General Meeting. 1 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Election and development of plans for the next two years. Open to the public. fairfaxstories.community.officelive.com

<b>Wednesday/May 25

</b>Fairfax County Diabetes Self-Management Program. 1 p.m. McLean Bible Church, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Six week series. Register at 703-324-5489, TTY 703-449-1186 or colleen.turner@fairfaxcounty.gov.

<b>Sunday/May 29

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

<b>Wednesday/June 1

</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.

MOMS Club of Fairfax-West. 10:30 a.m. Providence Park, 10715 West Drive, Fairfax. New members welcome. momsclubfairfax@yahoo.com.

<b>Monday/June 6

</b>Screening of "Race to Nowhere." 7 p.m. Robinson High School, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. To be followed by a panel discussion among faculty, staff, parents and students. $10-$15. 925-310-4242 or www.racetonowhere.com/screenings/robinson-secondary-school.

<b>Tuesday/June 14

</b>Fairfax County Training for Respite Care Volunteers. 7 p.m. Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Fairfax County needs volunteers who can commit six hours a month so a caregiver can go shopping, attend a doctor's appointment or just have coffee with a friend. Volunteers are matched with families in or near their own neighborhoods. Support and training is provided. Register at 703-324-7577, TTY 703-449-1186 or kristin.martin@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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.

<b>Tuesday/June 21

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

<b>Saturday/June 25

</b>Bereavement Workshop: "Journey through Grief." 2 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale. Registration required at 703-941-7000 or www.havenofnova.org.

<b>Sunday/June 26

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