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Bulletin Board (Reston/Herndon)

March 7-May 11

Wednesday/March 7

Raise Sexually Healthy Children. 7 p.m. Flint Hill School, 3320 Jermantown Road, Oakton. With Debbie Roffman, author of "Sex & Sensibility: The Thinking Parent's Guide to Talking About Sex." 703-584-2354.

Friday/March 9

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.

Sunday/March 11

Update on America’s Nuclear Future. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. The President’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future nears completion of a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle and will recommend a new plan.

Tuesday/March 13

Chapter 1116 Vienna Oakton NARFE. 1:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. Jim Mayer from Walter Reed Hospital will discuss the Wounded Warriors Project. Free. 703-698-1938.

Thursday/March 15

Reston Newcomers and Neighbors Club. 10 a.m. Lake Anne Community Center, Lake Anne Village Center, Reston. Judy Holiday, founder of Turn Lane Travel, will discuss vacations, hot travel spots and tours, safety tips and travel insurance. 703-476-6240 or www.restonnewcommers.org.

Saturday/March 17

Fostercare Training Session. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Special Foster Care Program of Northern Virginia Family Service, 10455 White Granite Drive, Oakton. First of three training sessions for individuals and couples willing to provide nurture and a loving home for children and youth in need of respite or foster care. Register at 571-478-2557 or www.nvfs.org/fostercare.

Sunday/March 18

Astrobiology: Friend or Foe of the Dialogue Between Science and Religion? 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. The study of the origin, extent, and future of life has been highlighted by Kepler’s success at detecting extra solar planets.

Monday/March 19

Assistance League of Northern Virginia. 10 a.m. Fairfax County Police Department-Sully District Station, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. Chantilly. With Suzanne Rotolo PhD, nurse manager of the FACT Department, Inova Fairfax Hospital. 703-591-2312 or www.northernvirginia.assistanceleague.org.

Wednesday/March 21

Stroke and Osteoporosis Screenings. Sugarland Hill Senior Apartments, 1100 Dranesvilles Road, Herndon. Five screenings available, including cardiovascular, bone density screening, cholesterol and glucose. Packages from $149. Schedule appointments at 1-800-697-9721 or www.lifelinescreening.com.

Saturday/March 24

Protect Trees: Remove English Ivy. Meet at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Glade Drive, Reston. Join RA environmental resource staff to help restore the natural area between Hunters Woods Plaza and Hunters Woods Condominiums. Volunteers will remove English Ivy that is threatening trees and reducing biodiversity. ha@reston.org or 703-435-7986.

Sunday/March 25

This Will Change Everything. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. How visions of the future will affect society and our relation with each other as the gap between the haves and the have nots likely widens.

Saturday/March 31

Hunter Mill District Democratic Committee Lasagna Dinner & Auction. 5 p.m. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. HunterMill@fairfaxdemocrats.org.

Sunday/April 1

Gospel music for atheists. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. With Stephen Baird and The Galapagos Mountain Boys.

Friday/April 13

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.

Sunday/April 15

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.

Sunday/April 22

Can you hear me now? 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. The debates over climate change and other environmental issues provide case studies and point to approaches that might change the way we communicate around the issues that matter most to our society and our future.

Sunday/April 29

Our Constitution and How it has Evolved Since 1788. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Focus will be on the profound changes from the original provisions and also the continual tension affecting the role of religion as originally provided in the First Amendment.

Sunday/May 6

The Use and Abuse of Sacred Narrative. 12:45 p.m. Fairfax Unitarian Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Sacred texts such as the Bible or the Koran provide a narrative of God’s role in the world, and man’s place in it. Unfortunately sacred texts can also be used to justify a skewed and toxic view of life.

Thursday/May 10

Liberty Republican Women's Club Meeting. 5:30 p.m. The Plitt residence, 13766 Cabells Mill Drive, Centreville. A BBQ meal, followed by Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director of International Women's Forum, a nonpartisan research and educational institution. 703-378-4190.

Friday/May 11

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.