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An evening of live music and Waltz is set for Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax in Oakton. Traditional, folk, Viennese and popular waltz will be presented along with dance lessons by Washington-area instructors Donna Barker and Mike Marcotte. Live piano, fiddle, and flute will accompany. The optional semi-formal dress, no-partner-required event will be held in the wooden floored sanctuary-in-the-woods, at 2709 Hunter Mill Road. Cost is $20 at the door. Call David Heagy at 703-281-9226 for information or email DEHeagy@aol.com.

The annual Spring Rummage Sale of The Church of the Good Shepherd will be held Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the United Methodist church at 2351 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna. The event, sponsored by the church's Outreach

Committee, benefits the community and raises money to support local helping agencies. In addition to the usual rummage, this sale also features a "Boutique Room" with new, "nearly new," antique and handcrafted treasures.

To donate items to the sale, drop off at the church beginning Monday, April 22 until 6 p.m. on Friday, April 26. For more information, call the church office at 703-281-3987 or visit www.GoodShepherdVA.com.

Registration for the spring term of the Shepherd's Center Adventures in Learning will be held Thursday, April 11, at St. Mark's Church, 9970 Vale Road, Vienna, from 10 a.m.-noon. Classes such at T'ai Chi, Creative Writing, Book Club, World Affairs, Money Matters, Life-Giving Strategies and Reminiscing World War II will be held each Thursday from April 18-June 6, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Mark's. A registration fee of $30 covers all classes for eight weeks. For more information, call 703-281-0538.

Children's church has come to Vienna Assembly of God, 100 Ayrhill Ave. N.E. Sermons on a child's level, songs, object lessons, puppets, slide shows and other activities are presented each Sunday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. A bag of M&Ms or Skittles is given to everyone who attends. Child care and ministry to parents are provided during children's church and the sanctuary service. Rides to and from church are offered to those living in the Vienna area. For more information, call the Rev. Craig Burns at 703-938-7736.

Vienna Presbyterian offers signed services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing each week, during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Designated seating is available. All who would benefit from this option are welcome. Vienna Presbyterian Church is located at Church and Park streets in Vienna. For more information, call the church at 703-938-9050 or visit www.viennapres.org.

First Baptist Church of Vienna, located at 450 Orchard St., holds a variety of Bible classes for all ages every Sunday at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 9 p.m. All are invited. Call 703-938-8595 for more information.