Topics Oct. 6, 2010: October’s “County Magazine” program. K-9 Krawl. Volunteer for an adapted swim and water safety program. Family History Month in Fairfax County.
“County Magazine” November ballot and pollinglocations. Fairfax County Board ofSupervisors’ resolutioncommemorating Sept. 11,2001, events. Emerald ash borer and the tree canopy.
“County Magazine” Fire and Rescue Department backpack drive helps children get school supplies. Halloween safety tips. Flu vaccine info and where to get it. Lorton Workhouse Arts Center celebrates 100 years of history.
“County Magazine” Can be seen on Channel 16: Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Mondays at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at 10:30 p.m. Friday at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Live Video Streaming or Video on Demand.
K-9 Krawl 5K Dog walk to increase awareness of domestic violence and the link to animal cruelty. Saturday, Oct. 16. Check in at 8:30 a.m.; walk begins at 9 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center. Call 703-814-7009 to register. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/
Volunteers are Needed Adapted swim and water safety program Saturday afternoons, Oct. 16 through Nov. 6. Help individuals with disabilities – ages five through 21 – learn to be safe and have fun in and around the water.
Volunteers are Needed Volunteers assist with skill-building games and exercises at three locations across the county: Providence RECenter, noon to 2 p.m. Lee District RECenter, noon to 2 p.m. Oak Marr RECenter, 1 to 3 p.m. To volunteer, call Therapeutic Recreation Services at 703-324-5716.
Family History Month October isFamily History Month in Fairfax County To learn more about your family background, genealogy and local history, stop by the Virginia Room of the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North Street, Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227 for more information.
Additional Information www.fairfaxcounty.gov www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/getfairfax 703-FAIRFAX (324-7329).