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Bulletin Board (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

March 16-23.

Friday/March 16

Stroke and Osteoporosis Screenings. Great Falls Methodist church, 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Five screenings available, including cardiovascular, bone density screening, cholesterol and glucose. Packages from $149. Schedule appointments at 1-877-237-1287 or www.lifelinescreening.com.

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.

Brinker Toastmasters. 9:30 a.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Meets second and fourth Saturday of the month. brinker.wordpress.com.

Vienna Area Branch of AAUW Meeting. 7 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. With Dr. Elizabeth Garreau, M.D., obstetrician/gynecologist with Women's Health Associates of Fairfax, on women's health issues, including hormone replacement therapy, fibroids, osteoporosis/osteopenia and managing postmenopausal symptoms. Free, public invited. 703-321-7499.

Chronic Pain: Alternative Coping Strategies. 10 a.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Learn to control your response to chronic pain. $25-$35. Register at 703-281-4928 or www.thewomenscenter.org.

Grounds And Supports: Creating A Painting Surface. 2:30 p.m. Great Falls School of Art, 1144 Walker Road, Suite D, Great Falls. With Michela Mansuino. $50. www.greatfallsfoundationforarts.org.

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

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.

Tuesday/March 20

Town of Vienna Sesquicentennial Committee. 6:30 p.m. Vienna Town Hall Council Chamber, 127 Center St. South, Vienna. Upcoming events include a Civil War Film Festival on the Town Green, “Civil War Vintage Baseball” on June 23 and a History Tour of the Hunter Mill Road Corridor. 703-938-5187 or 703-255-6160.

Historic Vienna, Inc. Spring Membership Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Town Hall Council Chamber, 127 Center St. South, Vienna. Following a brief business meeting there will be a program of civil War-era music by local musicians. Free and open to the public, refreshments served. 703-938-5187 or www.historicviennainc.org.

Saturday/March 21

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 diagnose and assess progression. Free. Reserve at 703-204-4664.

Thursday/March 22

5th Annual Positive Aging Fair: Tools for Creative Aging. 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. With Judith Martin (Miss Manners), workshops, vendors, lunch, door prizes and more. $18. www.jccnv.org.