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1. Twens and Teens Dig Up Artifacts: The Fairfax County Park Authority is offering two sessions of a new archaeology camp for young adults ages 12 to 18 at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Campers will work alongside archaeologists during a small excavation of a 1700s and 1800s era family farm site. The first week begins Monday.
2. Civil War Lecture: "Battle of Chickamauga, Tennessee, September 1863" by author and NPS Ranger, Angela Atkinson. Cosponsored by the Bull Run Civil War Round Table. For adults plus school age & up. 7 p.m. Thursday. Centreville Library, 14200 St Germain Dr.
3. Summer Grads: Fairfax County Public Schools will hold an Adult High School Completion Graduation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Woodson High School auditorium. The regular Summer Graduation will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Lake Braddock Secondary School Gymnasium.
4. Discovery Day: Two Minniville centers in Centreville will be hosting events at 11 a.m. Saturday, including children's activities, refreshments, games, prizes and facility tours.