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Wednesday, Feb. 7
Dr. Steven L. Walts, Supt. of Schgools, Prince William County, will present the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Improvements Program/Budget (CIP/Budget) to the School Board, 7 p.m., School Board meeting room in the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas.

Thursday, Feb. 8
• Don's Johns Career Fair, 12-4 p.m., Take resumé. Interviews on site. Hampton Inn Gainesville-Haymarket, 7300 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville, VA 20155. Info: http://www.donsjohns.com/careers

• CHADD Support Group for Parents of Kids with ADHD - every second Thursday from 7-8:30pm at the Warrenton Police Department Training Room, 333 Carriage House Lane, Warrenton, VA. This is an open group and all are welcome. Sponsored by NOVA CHADD; facilitated by Neil and Linda Swanson. For information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-829-6129.

Saturday, Feb. 10
• Athletes, parents and coaches are invited to the grand opening of the new Athlete Performance Center at Next Level Fitness & Performance, 6620 James Madison Hwy., Haymarket. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tour 18,000 sq. ft. collegiate style athletic facility, learn what a Next Level workout is all about, free training, t-shirts, door prizes and giveaways; two free training sessions for coaches who attend; free services and consultations from the Running Store, RxR3 Recovery, Haymarket Chiropractic, Blaser Physical Therapy and more. For schedule and free registration: http://www.NLTraining.com/open-house Info:. 703-754-0161

• Volunteer Prince William to host 25+ local organizations who will outline various volunteer opportunities to make the best use of your time, talent and passion, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. In the Macy's Court at Manassas Mall.

• VCE Gardening Series: will focus on preparing to plant a vegetable garden where site selection and soil building are important. 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Potomac Community Library, at 2201 Opitz Blvd. in Woodbridge. Free. For more information about this free class and others go to http://www.pwcgov.org/vce To register, http://www.pwcgov.org/grow or call the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747.

Sunday, Feb. 11
VCE Gardening Series - Larry Weaner will speak from his book “How Our Landscape Can be a Source of Environmental Change," 2 p.m. at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St. in Manassas Park. Free. For more information about this free class and others go to http://www.pwcgov.org/vce To register, http://www.pwcgov.org/grow or call the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747.

Thursday, Feb. 15
Prince William Committee of 100 dinner meeting and forum. Transportation experts will talk about the future of transportation in Prince William County. Wyndham Garden Hotel, 10800 Vandor Lane, in Manassas. The panel will discuss infrastructure, needs, progress and funding. Panelists include Marty Nohe, Coles District supervisor and chairman of Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance; Susan Shaw, VDOT Northern Virginia Megaproject director; Rick Canizales, transportation director for Prince William County; Stewart Schwartz, executive director of Coalition for Smarter Growth; Jeffrey Parnes, Northern Virginia member, Transportation Planning Board citizen advisory committee; and David Birtwistle, CEO of Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance. Former delegate Rich Anderson will be the moderator. Social hour at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and program at 7:45 p.m. There is no charge for the program. Dinner is $30 for members of the Committee of 100 and $35 for nonmembers. RSVP to Ann Wheeler at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) so there will be enough seating. For dinner RSVP by Feb. 12. In case of inclement weather check http://www.pwc100.org

Saturday, Feb. 17
VCE Gardening Series: will include information about maintaining the vegetable garden with an emphasis on the importance of crop rotation, composting, planting calendars and small-space gardening. 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Potomac Community Library, at 2201 Opitz Blvd. in Woodbridge. Free. For more information about this free class and others go to http://www.pwcgov.org/vce To register, http://www.pwcgov.org/grow or call the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747.

Thursday, Feb. 22
CHADD Support Group for Parents of Kids with ADHD, every fourth Thursday from 7-8:30pm at the Haymarket Gainesville Community Library, 14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket, VA. This is an open group and all are welcome. Sponsored by NOVA CHADD; facilitated by Neil and Linda Swanson. Info: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-829-6129.

Saturday, Feb. 24
VCE Garden Series: soil, seed starting, container gardening and rain gardens, from 1 to 4 p.m., Haymarket-Gainesville Community Library. For more information about this free class and others go to http://www.pwcgov.org/vce To register, http://www.pwcgov.org/grow or call the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747.

Friday, March 2
First Friday in historic downtown Manassas, 6-9 p.m., http://www.visitmanassas.org

Saturday, March 3
• Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Drop-off Day and shredding, 8 a.m. to noon, Manassas Transfer Station, 8305 Quarry Rd., Manassas, 20110. Repeats April 7. Trashline 703-257-8252. Free for city residents.

Saturday, March 10
• Second Saturday Writers Guild’s first meeting, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge campus library, Room 230, 2645 College Drive, Arts and Science Building (WAS), Woodbridge, VA 22191. Free parking in lots marked B. Food and drink ok in the library, but college cafeteria closed on Saturday. More information: email June Forte at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

• Occoquan Watershed Cleanup Event, sponsored by Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District, 10 am -12.30 pm at Lake Ridge Park

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