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Bulletin Board (Burke/Fairfax/Lorton/Springfield)

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.

Saturday/April 14

Order Sons of Italy in America #2517. 6:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. "Living and Working in Matera, Italy" with recent GMU graduate, Lauren-Claire Kelley. www.italianheritagelodge.org or 703-385-0814.

Little Hunting Creek Cleanup. Sequoyah Condominiums Parking Lot, 7950 Seven Woods Drive, Alexandria. Volunteers needed. Organized by Delegate Scott Surovell. 703-850-8618.

Wednesday/April 18

Let’s Talk Alzheimer’s. 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Highway, Suite 210, Fairfax. Learn communication skills that can help ease the frustration and lead to successful interactions. Free. 703-204-4664.

Saturday/April 21

Liberty Republican Women's Club Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Piero's Corner, 9959 Main St., Fairfax. With a Financial Crimes Detective on crimes by scammers, who oftentimes prey on senior citizens with requests for money for emergencies for medical expenses, or bail money for relatives. 703-378-4190.

Health and Safety Fair for Adults. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Messiah United Methodist Church, 6215 Rolling Road, Springfield. Over 20 groups on health, wellness, and community safety. Classes, free health screenings and door prizes. kbenton@messiahumc.org or 703-569-9862, ext. 105.

Ram-Rebuy Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Robinson Secondary School, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Community wide yard sale. Proceeds benefit Robinson's Leadership Training. robinsonsga@gmail.com.

Financial Fortitude Symposium. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Fairfax County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present Wesley E. Watkis, The W&W Group LLC and Jerry D. Murphy CFP™, JDM Financial and Investments, Inc. to discuss financial and estate planning among other financial topics. FinancialFortitude@fcacdst.org or 703-539-2813.

Tuesday/April 24

Fairfax County presents Activities with a Purpose for Caregivers. 3 p.m. Alzheimer's Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Free. Register at 703-324-5205, TTY 711, www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices or caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Saturday/April 28

Franconia United Methodist Men Ministry. 8 a.m. Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria. All men are invited to join. Participate in service projects such as Heart Havens, group homes for the mentally handicapped; the Job Jar, Adopt a Highway and supporting Camp Rainbow, a summer camp for the handicapped. Meetings are on the fourth Saturday of each month. 703-971-5151 or www.franconiaumc.org.