To have community events listed in the Connection, send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Friday.
Friday Forum Business Networking. 7:30 a.m. Sheraton Reston Hotel Syrah Restaurant, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Business professionals focused on generating business for members through qualified referrals. New group being formed. Meeting free and open to all, breakfast available for purchase. Meetings every Friday. 703-802-0334.
UUCF: A Sociological Perspective. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. The theological diversity of UU congregations sets us apart from other mainline denominations. Sociologists have developed typologies and theories that provide some useful insight into Unitarian Universalism.
NARFE Dulles Chapter 1241 Luncheon Meeting. 11:30 a.m. Amphora Diner, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. With State Senator Mark Herring (D) District 33. $17. 703-435-3523
Virtual Realty/Rail-ty Tour. 7 a.m. The Westin Washington Dulles Airport, 2520 Wasser Terrance, Herndon. Gerald L. Gordon of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, Scott York, Chairman of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, and others on how the Silver Line will impact development along the Dulles Corridor. www.restonchamber.org.
R4 Collection Day: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle Reston. 1-4 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street, Reston. A number of groups that will be on site to collect used items for recycling and re-use, including Bikes for the World (bicycle, sewing machine and hand tool collection); Reston Lions Club (eyeglasses, hearing aids); Secured Shred (document disposal on site); and Turtle Wings (computers and other electronics collection – removal and destruction of computer hard drives provided on site). Reston Town Center will accept specific items listed at www.restontowncenter.com.
Oakton HIgh School Dance Team Pre-tryout Clinic. 4 p.m. Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. email@example.com.
MOMS Club of Herndon. 10 a.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 651 Dranesville Road, Herndon. ‘Your Family, Your Future Workshop" with Elizabeth A. Schwarzman and Rhoda Sherman from AXA Advisors, LLC, on juggling obligations and goals today, raising a family and ongoing financial issues, and the long-term future. Meetings held every 3rd Thursday of the month. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.momsclubofherndon.org.
Environmental Film. 7 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. "Earth, the Operator’s Manual," a documentary on climate change and sustainable energy. Discussion follows. $5. 703-476-9689 or email@example.com.