Send notes to the Connection at email@example.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.
Clifton Lions Club Meeting. 7 p.m. Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Meetings are the second and fourth Thursdays of every month. 703-209-7421 or www.clcvclubexpress.com.
Registration Open House. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Clifton Children's Academy, 14315 Compton Road, Centreville. Fall 2012 kindergarten and preschool classes. 703-968-8455 or www.childrensacademy.com.
Registration Open House. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Clifton Children's Academy, 14315 Compton Road, Centreville. For kindergarten and preschool classes; limited registration available for winter 2012. 703-968-8455 or www.childrensacademy.com.
Fairfax NARFE Chapter 737 Luncheon Meeting. 11:30 a.m. 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. "Any questions concerning your meds?" will feature a local pharmacist to address questions. $11. 703-425-7983.
The Mechanics of Alzheimer’s Disease. 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Highway, Suite 210, Fairfax. Discussion will include the disease process and tests that can be used to properly diagnose and assess progression. Free. Reserve at 703-204-4664 .
Lunch N' Life. 12 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. For age 50 and up, sponsored by the Shepherd's Center of Fairfax-Burke.
"Sharks!" presented by Juliet Eilperin, a Washington Post reporter and author of "Demon Fish- Travels through the Hidden World of Sharks." $8. Reserve at 703-620-0161 or www.fairfax-burkesc.org.
Springfield Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon. 11:30 p.m. Springfield Golf & Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. "It Is All About The Accessories" with Charming Charlie, a fashion accessory boutique. With speaker Charlotte Stewart on how she searched for God in all the wrong places in "Having Coffee With Royalty". Door prizes and complementary child care. $17. Reserve at 703-590-6562 or SpringWmConn@yahoo.com.