<cal2>End-of-the-Year Potluck Supper will be held at Clarendon House, 3141 North 10th St., at 6 p.m. Bring a main dish, salad or dessert for five or six people. Call Clarendon House at 703-228-5236.

The Legend of the Lorax takes place from 2-4 p.m. for ages 6 and older at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. The program will teach the importance of trees and children will take one home. Cost is $2. Reservations required. Call 703-228-6535.

Finding Business Information Online is a hands-on introductory workshop and practice session in the CyberCenter at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Call 703-228-6346.

Kids Opera Company at Drew Model School, 3500 S. 23rd St., presents "Mathtrap: A Trip to the Virtual Reality World." The play is about five children who become stuck in a virtual reality computer game where a robot named Ratio-Percentomatic traps them and forces them to work together. Students created and produced entire opera. Today's show is at 10 a.m. Call 703-922-4646.

Grilling Day to benefit the Key Elementary Schoolyard Habitat Project will be sponsored by Fresh Fields, 2700 Wilson Blvd., from 6-9 p.m. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Key Elementary School. Call 703-527-6596.


<cal2>Bowl and Casserole Show opens today and will continue through July 11, Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Grey House Potters, 5509 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-522-7738.

Free Lunch-Time Concert at Spice of Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd., from 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m., features Moment's Notice performing R&B.

Kids Opera Company at Drew Model School, 3500 S. 23rd St., presents "Mathtrap: A Trip to the Virtual Reality World." See Friday, June 12, above. Today's show is at 7 p.m. Call 703-922-4646.

<cal1>FRIDAY/JUNE 14

<cal2>Center Dance Company will perform at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and North Columbus streets, at 8:30 p.m. Free.

Big, Bad Wolf Campfire at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road, explores the facts, myths and legends about wolves. Enjoy games, stories, animal guests, songs and s'mores, from 7:45-9 p.m. Cost is $2. Reservations required. Call 703-228-6535.

Indoor Rummage Sale at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Friday, June 14 (4-8 p.m.), Saturday, June 15 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and Sunday, June 16 (1-4 p.m.; "all you can cram into a big bag for $5" day). Call 703-892-2565.

Flag Day at Aurora Hills Senior Action Center will be celebrated with lunch and a flag dessert followed by "Yankee Doodle Dandy," at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $5. Call to reserve a seat at 703-228-5722.

Music Appreciation at Culpepper Garden Senior Action Center will focus on American concertos at 1:30 p.m. No fee. Call 703-228-4403 to sign up.

“Pigmaleon” will be performed at Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark Street, at 8 tonight and tomorrow. Purchase tickets, from $20-$25, by calling Box Office Tickets at 1-800-494-8497 or order online at


<cal2>Garden Tours The Garden Conservancy is sponsoring "Open Days," a tour of Arlington gardens, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gardens include the Burnet-Deutsch Garden, 716 N. Edgewood St.; Cozy Shack, 3219 N. Fourth St.; the garden of William A. Grillo, 606 N. Edgewood St.; and the garden of Linda Scott and Mary Dufour, 3216 N. Fourth St. A $5 admission is collected at each garden.

Center Dance Company will perform at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and North Columbus streets, at 8:30 p.m. Free.

The Iron Horse, for ages 7-10, is a program about the history of locomotives at North Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St., from 1:30-2:30 p.m. This Junior Ranger Program is free, but reservations are a must. Call 703-228-6535.

Dance Showcase The Old Dominion Cloggers, Patchwork Dancers and Happy Feet will collaborate to show Appalachian clogging at 7:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Glebe Road. Call 703-379-7525.

Saturday Stock Talks at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., will feature Polly Rosenstein of Raymond James Financial Services, at 11 a.m., in the auditorium. Call 703-228-6328.

History Walk Walk from 1-12 miles visiting parks and historic sites in Clarendon, Ballston, Glencarlyn and surrounding areas, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Clarendon Metro station, top of escalator, southwest corner of Wilson Boulevard and North Highland Street. Bring lunch and water. Reservations not required. Cost is $1. Sponsored by Center Hiking Club. Call Bernie Berne at 703-243-0179.

Seniors in Action Learn about the Internet at Dawson Terrace Senior Action Center with Larry Romero, community outreach person for Arlington's Dept. of Human Services. No fee. Call 703-228-6300 for time.

Book Signing Arlingtonian and garden book author Suzy McIntire will sign copies of her new release "An American Cutting Garden," at the Arlington Farmers Market, at the intersections of North Courthouse Road, North 14th and North Uhle streets, from 8-11 a.m. The market is open every Saturday, rain or shine, from 8 a.m.-noon through Dec. 21.

<cal1>SUNDAY/JUNE 16

<cal2>Colombian Folklore and Music El Tayrona will perform at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and North Columbus streets, at 7 p.m. Free.

Community Market at Arlington Mill Community Center, 4975 Columbia Pike, at the corner of Columbia Pike and South Dinwiddie Street, will feature handmade arts and crafts made by Arlington residents, as well as fresh produce, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 703-228-6417.

Plan De Negocios with Hugo Naranjo at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., at 6 p.m., is a workshop on how to write a business plan in Spanish. Call 703-354-7073 to register.

<cal1>MONDAY/JUNE 17

<cal2>Book Discussion about Lee Smith's "Fair and Tender Ladies" at 7:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library, 735 S. 18th St. Call 703-228-5715

Cooking Class: Grilling for Fun with Chef Cal will be held at Fresh Fields, 2700 Wilson Blvd., from 7-9 p.m. The class costs $10 and reservations are required. Call 703-527-6596.

Speaking of Books group will discuss Kate Jennings' "Snake" at 7 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St. Call 703-228-5260.


<cal2>Free Lunch-Time Concert at Crystal City Waterpark, South 18th Street and Crystal Drive, from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., features Alexandria Kleztet.

Fresh Fields, 2700 Wilson Blvd., will give a store tour and tasting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 703-527-6596.


<cal2>"The Rink," a musical, will be presented by Signature Theatre at Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Columbus and Second streets, through June 23 at 8:30 p.m. Open air theater. Free. Inclement weather cancellation line is 703-228-6960.

Free Concert at Courthouse Plaza, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., features “Hesperus” and a program of Medieval-Appalachian crossover music, from 6:30-8 p.m.

Music Ministry Conference at Macedonia Baptist Church, 3412 S. 22nd St., Wednesday-Friday, June 19-21. Theme of the conference is "Becoming Instruments of Worship and Praise." Call for more information at 703-521-7663.

Sustainable Path Film Series at Potomac Overlook Regional Park Nature Center, 2845 N. Marcey Road, at 7 p.m., will host a sustainable cities double feature of Chatanooga, Tenn., and Curitiba, Brazil. Each program in the “Sustainable Path Film Series” explores ways natural systems can teach people to develop sustainable human systems and activities. Free, but reservations required. Call 703-528-5406.


<cal2>Stream Hike at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Put on hiking boots and join a walk along Gulf Branch stream looking for wildflowers and animals, from 10-11 a.m. For ages 8-11. Free. Call for reservations at 703-228-3403.

June 20 - July 20. “Laughter at 10 O'Clock: Memories of the Carol Burnett Show.” Classic TV sketch comedy has been missing from the American scene since the mid-1970s, when "The Carol Burnett Show" breathed its last. This play recreates many of the best remembered of that show's comic skits. American Century Theatre. Theatre on the Run. 3700 S. Four Mile Run, Wednesday-Saturday at 8, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. 703-553-8782.

<cal1>FRIDAY/JUNE 21

<cal2>Ice Cream Social The Pilot Club of Arlington will hold this annual event at Malones, 224 N. Jackson St., from 6:30-9 p.m. Tickets are $4. Call 703-532-8292.

Crab Festival The Chesapeake Bay Crab Festival will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes St., at 7 p.m. Live music from Special Delivery. Tuxedo-clad crab pickers will teach diners how to shuck crab meat from the shell. Cost is $65 per person (includes tax and gratuity), and advance reservations are suggested. Call 703-412-2760.

Senior Center Book Discussion about Reynolds Price's "Kate Vaiden" at 1 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library, 735 S. 18th St. Call 703-228-5715.


<cal2>Antiques Show and Sale will be hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Arlington today and tomorrow at Washington-Lee High School, 1300 N. Quincy St., from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The show will feature a total of 120 exhibitors selling furniture, silver, crystal, glass, prints, paintings, antiques, antiquarian books and more. Tickets are $5 in advance, available from Kiwanis members or by calling 703-524-6520, or $6 at the door.

Creepy Crawlies will be held at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. for ages 7-10. Free. Call for reservations at 703-228-6535.

Percussion Festival at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Rd., from 5-8 p.m. celebrates the arrival of summer solstice and the rhythm of life with local percussionists from a variety of cultural and musical traditions. Free. Call 703-528-5406.

Saturday Stock Talks at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., will feature Todd Ihrig of HD Vest, at 11 a.m., in the auditorium. Call 703-228-6328.

<cal1>SUNDAY/JUNE 23

<cal2>Ballston Beaver Pond Work Day will bring the community together with local environmentalists to help clean up the beaver pond and remove non-native plants. Families are welcome to drop in, from 9 a.m.-noon, to learn about the aquatic insects, wetlands and wetland creatures. The park is located at the corner of Fairfax Drive and I-66. Free parking is available in the Marymount parking lot at Fairfax Drive and Glebe Road. Free. Call 703-228-3403.

Who's Who at the Zoo will take families with children 5 and above on a virtual trip to the zoo with biologist Dexter Hinckley, from 2-3 p.m. Free. Reservations required. Call 703-228-6535.