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Bulletin Board (Burke/Fairfax/Lorton/Springfield)

May 18-25.

Friday/May 18

Dog Adoptions. 6:30-8:30 p.m. PetSmart, 12971 Fair Lakes Center, Fairfax. Every Friday. Sponsored by Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. www.lostdogrescue.org.

Saturday/May 19

Fairfax County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 11:30 a.m. Fairfax Country Club, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Brigadier General Gwen Bingham will be guest speaker. Open to the public. $40. Reserve at mayweek@fcacdst.org or www.fcacdst.org.

Spring Seminar. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ekoji Buddhist Temple, 6500 Lakehaven Lane, Fairfax Station. Dr. Richard C. Jaffe, Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Religion at Duke University, will discuss Japanese Buddhism and D.T. Suzuki. Lunch $5. information@ekoji.org or 703-239-0500.

Homeless Animals Rescue Team Dog Adoptions. 12-3 p.m. Petco, 13053 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax. Every Saturday. 703-817-9444 or www.hart90.org.

Springfield Smoke 'N Roast. 3-6 p.m. Clifton Community Hall, 2641 Chapel Road, Clifton. SDDC Chili Cook Off, including Congressman Gerry Connolly and Chairman Sharon Bulova as judges. Meet Senators Chap Petersen, Dave Marsden, George Barker and Dick Saslaw, State Delegates Eileen Filler-Corn, David Bulova and others. Sponsored by Fairfax County Democrats. $35-$250. www.fairfaxdemocrats.org.

Sunday/May 20

Volunteers for Change Orientation. 6 p.m. Volunteer Fairfax Office, 10530 Page Ave., Fairfax. The program features a flexible calendar of weekend and weekday evening projects. Reservations required at 703-246-3895 or jkivlin@vlunteerfairfax.org.

Wednesday/May 23

College Drinking: Documentary and Discusssion. 7 p.m. Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Screening of the documentary "Haze", followed by a question-and-answer session with representatives from the Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney's office, an emergency physician, representatives from the Fairfax County Police Department, the parent of a student who died following drinking at a college party and a graduate student. 703-246-3271.

Thursday/May 24

Workhouse Farmer’s Market. 3:30-7 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats and poultry; and local foods. Every Thursday through Oct. 25. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Friday/May 25

Senior Fall Prevention Classes. 2 p.m. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Classes designed to work on balance and core muscles to prevent injuries and falls; Instructor certified in back and hip rehab. Every Monday and Friday in a heated indoor pool. $10. Registration required at 703-667-9800.