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October 

Oct. 21 - Rep. Gerry Connollys Virtual Senior Issues Forum, 3 p.m. Register here.

Oct. 21 - Virtual Town Hall on Virtual Learning hosted by school board member Megan McLaughlin, 10-11:30 a.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 21 - Teen Activities Club, 6-7 p.m. Hosted online by George Mason Regional Library, get ideas for choosing your next graphic novel, 7-12. Register online. 

Oct. 21 - Baileys Crossroads/Seven Corners Revitalization Corporation, 7 p.m. Virtual meeting featuring a presentation on the renovation of the Seven Corners Fire Station.

Oct. 21 - Braddock District Council, 7 p.m. Presentation on zMOD. Everyone welcome. Join on Zoom. Meeting ID: 847 0122 9448; passcode: 764971. Dial in: 301-715-8592.

Oct. 22 - Virtual Admissions Information Session, Oakwood School, Annandale, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Oct. 22 - JobTober, Virtual Career Fair, 2-6 p.m. Hosted by Virginia Career Works. 

Oct. 23 - Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail. 

Oct. 24-25 - VolunteerFest. Learn about volunteer opportunities in Fairfax County.

Oct. 24 - Medicine Cabinet Cleanout. Drop off unneeded or expired prescription medications at any Fairfax County police station, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 26 - Good, Better, Best: Options For Keeping Your Family History Safe, 7-8 p.m. Zoom presentation hosted by George Mason Regional Library featuring Terri Blanchette of TimeSorters. Register online.

Oct. 27 - Mason District Land Use Committee, 7:30 p.m. On Zoom.

Oct. 28 - NOVAs Annual Green Festival, online via Zoom, 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Register here

Oct. 28 - Medicare 102: Free webinar for family caregivers of older adults, noon-1 p.m.

Oct. 28 - George Mason Current Issues Discussion Group, hosted by George Mason Regional Library, 2-3 p.m. Discuss today’s issues in a safe, moderated, online environment. Adults. Register online. Registrants will be emailed a short background article. 

Oct. 28 - Garden Talk with a Master Gardener: Ornamental Grasses, 2-3:30 p.m. On Zoom. Register here.

Oct. 31 - Pumpkin Patch at Nature Playce, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1 p.m. Ages 3-5. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Oct. 31 - Howl-O-Ween: Drive-through blessing of the pets and Halloween fun, Sleepy Hollow Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Road, 2-4 p.m. Goodie bags for pets, trick or treat bags for kids. Wear a costume and mask. Sign up here.

November 

Nov. 2 - Sibshops: a virtual workshop for brothers and sisters of children with special needs. Hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center, 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Register online. Free, but donations accepted. 

Nov. 2 - Tune In to Nature, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Ages 3-6. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Nov. 2 - Garden Talk with a Master Gardener: Rock Gardening, 10-11:30 a.m. On Zoom. Register here.

Nov. 3 - Election Day. Polls open 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Find your polling place here.

Nov. 3 - Mason Police District Community Advisory Committee, 7 p.m. Everyone invited.

Nov. 5 - Food drive to replenish the ACCA Food Pantry, Mason Government Center parking lot, 10 a.m.-noon. Hosted by the Mason District Police Station and the Annandale chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE).

Nov. 6 - Digital Citizenship Webinar Series: Tips for Parents - Helping Kids Navigate Life in the Digital Age, Hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center. Part 1:How to Find Balance with Technology, 10-11:20 a.m. Register online. 

Nov. 7 - Watershed Cleanup, Providence RECenter, 9-11:30 a.m.

Nov. 7 - Flying Squirrel Campfire, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7-8 p.m. Ages 4 and up. $7. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Nov. 8 - Scandalous! Learn how greed, lust, and deception brought down famous people throughout history, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. Adults. $36, includes traditional English tea; $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 

Nov. 9 - College Boot Camp: A Webinar for Students with an IEP, Hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center, 12:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Register online. 

Nov. 9 - Medicare 101, presented by the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program, George Mason Regional Library, 7-8 p.m. Register online. 

Nov. 10 - Coffee at the Culmore Clinic, a virtual open house, 9 a.m.

Nov. 10 - Read Global Book Club, George Mason Regional Library, 7-8:15 p.m. Register online. 

Nov. 11 - Americana Drive Cleanup on Veterans Day, meet at the intersection of Americana and Patriot Drive, Annandale, 10 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Friends of Accotink Creek and Fairfax County Restoration Project. 

Nov. 13 - Digital Citizenship Webinar Series: Tips for Parents - Helping Kids Navigate Life in the Digital Age, Hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center. Part 2: Hot Topics - What Concerns You the Most? 10-11:30 a.m. Register online. 

Nov. 13 - Garden Talk: Curb Appeal for Fall Beauty, Green Spring Gardens, 1:30-3 p.m. Adults. $10. Register online or call 703-642-5173. 

Nov. 16 - Garden Talk with a Master Gardener: Bird Gardening, 10-11:30 a.m. On Zoom. Register here.

Nov. 22 - Scandalous! Learn how greed, lust, and deception brought down famous people throughout history, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. Adults. $36, includes traditional English tea; $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 

Nov. 25 - Tricky Turkeys, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. Ages 2-5. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Nov. 27 - Nature Nook: Super Snakes, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. Ages 3-5. $8. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Nov. 27 - Snake and Turtle Feeding, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Ages 4 and up. $7. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

December

Dec. 2 - Garden Talk with a Master Gardener: Growing Plants from Seed, 2-3:30 p.m. On Zoom. Register here.

Dec. 16 - Garden Talk with a Master Gardener: Winter Beauty, 2-3:30 p.m. On Zoom. Register here.

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