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VTRCC Warm Up Mixer. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Commonwealth Home Remodelers, 8830 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna. $15 members, $20 nopn-members. www.vtrcc.org.
McLean Children's Academy Registration Open House. 9:30-11:30 a.m. McLean Children's Academy, 6900 Elm St., McLean. For morning, afternoon and fullday preschool classes for fall 2012 and winter 2011. Bring your child and tour the school. 703-734-2353 or www.childrensacademy.com.
Avoiding Divorce Court II: Provisions of Settlement Agreements. 10 a.m. The Women's Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. $30-$70. Custody, support, retirement and property agreements, including both standard and creative provisions. 703-281-4928.
McLean Art Society. 10 a.m. McLean community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With oil painter Jonathan Linton. 703-790-01234.
Women and Constructive Criticism: How to Effectively Receive and Deliver it. 10 a.m. The Women's Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. $25-$35. Giving women the ability to apply constructive criticism in non-emotional ways. 703-281-4928.
Real Estate Seminar Series. 1 p.m. Keller Williams Realty, 774-A Walker Road, Great Falls. Get tips from a professional stager, home inspector, appraiser and more. Reserve at lyonsmcguire@TeamGreatFalls.com.
Is Religion an Adaptation or an Aberration? 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Outdated explanations for religion arising from primitive fear or malfunctioning reason are getting replaced with sophisticated theories about religion's role.
Beating the Sugar Blues. 7 p.m. The Women's Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. $25-$35. Ways sugar is negatively affecting your health, tips to eat foods you enjoy and understanding how lifestyle affects cravings. 703-281-4928.
Great Falls Historical Society. 1-5 p.m. Great Falls Library Meeting Room, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Meeting Mondays through April. www.gfhs.org.
Passages: DivorceCare. 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. First session of a 12-week program for those experiencing separation or divorce. $20, scholarships available. 703-938-9050 or Passages@ViennaPres.org