The Fairfax County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its next meeting on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at Penderbrook Community Center in Fairfax. All interested women are welcome to contact Chapter Regent Laurie Nesbitt at 703-255-2481 for more information.
The Vienna-Falls Chorus of Sweet Adelines, International is seeking singers. Join the championship Vienna-Falls Chorus for a series of four special guest rehearsals. Learn76iques and join the chorus on the risers. Tuesdays, Sept. 12-Oct. 3 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Kena Temple Annex, 9001 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Call 703-242-SING or visit viennafalls.org.
Washington Area Square Dancers Cooperative Association has groups meeting all over the greater Washington area. A few hours of square dancing provides exercise, social ties and fun. Roundabouts meets Mondays in Vienna. Call 301 862-4928 or e-mail email@example.com. Bizzy Bees meets Tuesdays in Oakton. Call 703 978-4968 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Phantom Eights meets Tuesdays in Vienna. Call 703 444-7075 or e-mail email@example.com. Fairfax Squares meets Thursdays in Oakton. Call 703-476-9032 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Zig Zaggers meets Fridays in Vienna. E-mail email@example.com.
The Vienna Choral Society, under the direction of Paul Patton, will begin its 2006-2007 season of concerts. New members are welcome. No audition required. Rehearsals are held at Vienna Baptist Church on Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. Call 703-255-5508 or visit www.viennachoralsociety.org.
The Vienna Host Lions Club (24A) meets at the American Legion Post 180, 330 Center Street, North Vienna on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. New members are welcome. For inquiries about Vienna Host Lions club contact Bob Heyde at 703-560-8841.
Mothers First Vienna/McLean is dedicated to supporting women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home. Activities include parent/child morning meetings and field trips, moms' nights out, and lectures. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.
Vienna Knitters is a newly formed group looking for new members. All levels of knitters are welcome. There is no fee, and the premise of the group is to knit, chat and have fun. The group will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Call Leslie Trettau at 703-242-4373 or Carol Miranda 703-281-2913, or e-mail ViennaKnitters@aol.com.
The Newcomers Club of Vienna meets on the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at Vienna's Marco Polo Restaurant and is open to all Northern Virginia residents. Cost for lunch is $17. Call Ann Melick for reservations at 703-938-1077. Programs include a monthly book exchange lunch bunch, and the club sponsors a bowling league and various day trips and tours. Call Peggy at 703-591-7058.
Jewish Council for the Aging serves seniors regardless of faith, race, or economic means. The agency possesses a comprehensive database of senior resources and services (both national and regional) and certified specialists. To learn what's available, call the JCA's Rose Bentè Lee Senior HelpLine at 703-425-0999, which provides free information about senior centers, support groups, homecare services, and nursing homes, and a range of other resources. To learn about computers, call the JCA's SeniorNet Program at 240-395-0916 which offers affordable computer and Internet training programs developed by seniors for seniors at two Virginia locales, with new classes starting all the time. For Active Living Every Day courses, call 301-255-4205. The classes, which teach how to improve one's health and well being by incorporating more physical activity into one's daily routine, are available at several Northern Virginia locations including the Herndon Harbor Senior Center.
McLean Newcomers Club monthly activities include: coffees, luncheons, book club, bridge, tennis, local tours and more. For membership information call 703-790-8284 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit geocities.com/mccleannewcomers/. The September monthly coffee will be held at a member's home on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Call Jackie Frey for details 703-790-8284, or E-mail J1121@aol.com. The September monthly luncheon will be held at the River Bend Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Call Carol for reservations at 703-827-0920.