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Bulletin Board (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

Feb. 9-16.

To have community events listed in the Connection, send to vienna@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Friday.

Thursday/Feb. 9

The Great Falls Optimist Club monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Library with the presentation from the DECCA students of the Dominion High School. At the regular meeting for March 8, presenters are the Langley High School robotics students. Visitors welcome.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Healthy Relationships and Dating. 7 p.m. McLean High School, 1633 Davidson Drive, McLean. In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, Safe Community Coalition presents an educational program for parents and high school students. A live presentation of "Remote Control" from Deana’s Educational Theater will explore issues, attitudes and beliefs about relationships; Lynne Russell of Dating Abuse Stops Here will speak about her daughter’s murder by her ex-boyfriend, and a clinical social worker and a trauma physician will explore healthy relationships. 703-795-6943 or www.safecommunitycoalition.net.

Saturday/Feb. 11

"An Indian Meal" Cooking Class. 10 a.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Learn to make a simple and quick Indian meal including a Mixed Vegetable Pilaf, a Chicken Curry, a Bean Vegetable and a Raita. $45-$56.25. Register at 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women. 9:30 a.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Art Taylor, professor at GMU and book critic for the Washington Post, will talk about the process of reviewing books and discuss Laura Lippman's "I'd Know You Anywhere." 703-847-3195 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

Sunday/Feb. 12

Is Anything Wrong with the Scientific Method? 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Scientists don't really follow a rigid procedure-list called "The Scientific Method" in their daily work. The procedure-list is a myth spread by the education system and even some scientists have been taken in by it.

Tuesday/Feb. 14

Tysons Corner Kiwanis Club Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at George C. Marshall High School, Room 124, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Meeting is public and Individuals looking to volunteer in their community welcome. Meetings the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. www.tysonscornerkiwanis.org.

NARFE Meeting. 1:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. With Jamie Grasso, who specializes in liquidating estate jewelry, gold, silver and coins. Open to all members and their guests. Free. 703-938-6580.

Thursday/Feb. 16

Vienna Theatre Company Auditions: "The Fantasticks." 7:30-9:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Auditions consist of vocals and movements for all characters except the Mute, Mortimer, and Henry and cold readings from the script. The show is scheduled to open April 20. 703-255-6360 or www.viennatheatrecompany.org.