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Week Ahead: Talk Like a Pirate, Fairfax Schools Panel, Book Sale

Take a look at what's happening in Oakton this week.

Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday. Patch file photo.
Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday. Patch file photo.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Do you know someone who needs a library card? Sign up for a library card online

Speaking of libraries, the Oakton Library is hosting their semiannual book sale starting Thursday. 

Governor Bob McDonnell has designated September 15-29 as Days of Service in Virginia. A list of Day to Serve partners and projects can be found at: http://www.daytoserve.org/virginia.

Avast! Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday. Practice yer pirate speak. 

Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza along with four others will be on a panel discussion called Behind the Headlines: the State of Education in Fairfax County. The forum is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fairfax High School on 3501 Rebel Run in Fairfax. The Washington Post-sponsored event is free. To RSVP for the forum or submit a question for the panel, e-mail behindtheheadlines@washpost.com no later than Tuesday, September 17.

Mark you calendar: Teens and their parents are invited to attend an informational meeting on the Fairfax County Police Explorers post. Explorers offer teens interested in a career in law enforcement the chance to learn more about the field. The meeting is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on September 24 at 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard in Chantilly. 

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