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<lst>To have community events listed free in the Fairfax Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Michael O’Connell at fairfax@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged.

<cal1>Thursday/March 20

<cal2>Pre-Festival Concert by the Lake Braddock High School Orchestra. 7:30 p.m., in the Little Theatre at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9100 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The public is invited to attend. No charge for the concert but donations are welcome. For additional information, call 703-426-1074.

Fairfax Antique Arts Association monthly meeting. 7 p.m., at Oak View School, 5004 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Ray Montgomery will speak about old cars.

"Godspell." 7 p.m., at the Burke Presbyterian Church on Oak Leather Drive, just off Burke Centre Parkway. No admission, but seating is limited. Reserved seats are available at the church by calling 703-764-0456.

"Post Modernism vs. Religion vs. Objectivism: What is the Proper Basis for Morality in the 21st Century?" A talk by Dr. Ed Locke. 7:30 p.m., in Johnson Center, Room G, George Mason University, Fairfax Campus. This talk is presented by the GMU Objectivist Club. This event is open to the general public. It is free for those with a GMU ID, a $5 donation to the GMUOC is suggested for those without a GMU ID. For more information, e-mail gmuoc@gmuoc.org or visit: http://www.gmuoc.org.

Distilled, Symbiont, Jack's House, Candlestick, and Ashtray at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. Over 21, $9; under 21, $8. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Boogie Hawg. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Rotoglow. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 6:15-8:45 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Friday/March 21

<cal2>GMU Dance Company 2003 Gala Concert. 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Concert Hall. Tickets: $15 adults; $12 students, staff and seniors. Charge by phone at 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com.

A.R. Rahman and Lata Mangeskar. 8:30 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets $200-$45. Available at Ticketmaster 202-432-SEAT.

"Godspell." 8 p.m.; lasagna dinner, 6 - 7:15 p.m. at the Burke Presbyterian Church on Oak Leather Drive, just off Burke Centre Parkway. Lasagna dinner is $8 for adults, $5 for children, if reserved; at the door, $10 for adults, $5 for children. No admission for performance, but seating is limited. Reserved seats are available at the church by calling 703-764-0456.

Grand Opening Celebration of the Quantum Healing Center. 4 p.m. Food, fun and wellness. Continue the fun at 6 p.m., with a free workshop discussion about Panic, Anxiety, Stress and Depression. Presented by nationally known life and business coach, author, speaker and healer Joshua Bloom. Free. Call for reservations. The Quantum Healing Center is located at 4101 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 309, Fairfax. 703-937-3993 or e-mail info@quantumhealingcenter.com.

Colonial Republican Women’s Club meeting. 7:30 p.m. at a current member‘s home. All women are invited to attend the March dessert reception to "mix and mingle" with local political representatives. For club membership information or meeting information, contact Rebecca Timmes at 703-922-8732.

Trip Lizard, Warriors, Dusk and Guillotine at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. Advance tickets, $8; at the door, $10. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

The Next Step. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Custom Blend and Spy Cellar. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Right Foot Red at Ned Devine's, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Show at 9 p.m., $5. For more information, call 703-293-9600.

Get the kids moving with Kinderdance at Borders, 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. 10 a.m. Call 703-924-4894 for more information.

AARP Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 12-4 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Small One-ders. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 18-23 months with adult. 10:15 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Saturday/March 22

<cal2>ARTSBUS: Bus Trip to Manhattan. This program of George Mason University's Department of Art and Visual Technology has been ferrying arts enthusiasts from our area to New York City several times each academic year. Groups meet on George Mason University's Fairfax campus at the Finley Building parking lot. Parking is free for ARTSBUS participants in faculty/staff Lot H, across from the Finley Building. Buses leave Fairfax promptly at 6 a.m. Daytrip buses depart from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York at 7 p.m., and return to George Mason by midnight. Daytrip: $45-students, $60-non students. Overnight bus: $60-students, $70-non students. Tickets may be purchased at Mason's Center for the Arts Box Office, in the lobby of the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax campus, or at www.tickets.com and by phone 703-218-6500.

GMU Dance Company 2003 Gala Concert. 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Concert Hall. Tickets: $15 adults; $12 students, staff and seniors. Charge by phone at 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com.

Annual Flea Market. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Canterbury Woods Elementary School Cafeteria, 4910 Willet Drive, Annandale.

I Worship Concert. 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $30-$15, available at Ticketmaster 202-432-SEAT.

All Aboard Quilter's Quilt Show. 12-5 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The event includes a small sales area. 703-425-9225. Sponsored by Friends of the Fairfax Station, a non-profit organization. $3 donation to assist with improvement and upkeep of the historic railroad station.

"Godspell." Performance, 8 p.m.; lasagna dinner, 6-7:15 p.m. at the Burke Presbyterian Church on Oak Leather Drive, just off Burke Centre Parkway. Lasagna dinner is $8 for adults, $5 for children, if reserved; at the door, $10 for adults, $5 for children. No admission for performance, but seating is limited. Reserved seats are available at the church by calling 703-764-0456.

Flea Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Little River United Congregational Church, 8410 Little River Turnpike. For more information, call 703-978-3060.

“American Faces.” The City of Fairfax Band will appear 8 p.m., at Fairfax High School, performing a selection of American pieces. Tickets on sale now. Call 703-757-0220.

Blood Drive/Bloodmobile. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Pohick Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Photo ID required. Allow one hour for donor visit. Donors with appointments are given priority. Walk-ins welcome. 1-866-256-6372.

American Landscapes Concert. The Springfield Chorale will present a concert at 8 p.m., featuring Thompson's "Frostiana," choruses from Copland's "The Tender Land" and works by other American composers. The concert takes place at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield. Advance tickets are $14/$11 senior and students; $1 higher at the door. For tickets or information, call 703-239-2180, e-mail springfieldchorale@hotmail.com or visit www.springfieldchorale.org.

Art Show and Auction presented by the Optimist Club of Central Fairfax and Avatar Galleries. 7 p.m., at the American Legion Fairfax Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Auction will begin at 8 p.m. Opening bids range $60-200. All funds will support community projects. $10 admission includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. Call Eileen Jorgensen at 703-239-0868 for tickets or more information.

Montrose, Pat Travers and Circus Tribe at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. Must be over 21 or accompanied by a parent. Tickets $25. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Jackie Gino. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Boones Farmers. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

The Solution at Ned Devine's, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Show at 9 p.m., $5. For more information, call 703-293-9600.

Little Explorers' Storytime. 11 a.m., at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-359-4996.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Sunday/March 23

<cal2>Jeffrey Siegel: Keyboard Conversations. "The Romanticism of the Russian Soul." 7 p.m., in the Concert Hall at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. Tickets: $37.50, $32.50. Charge by phone at 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com.

The "Old Time Gospel Hour" Quartet. 6:30 p.m., at Jubilee Christian Center, 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax. There is no charge, though an offering will be received. Call 703-383-1170 for more information.

GMU Symphonic Chorus, with Dr. Stan Engebretson conducting. 3 p.m., at Harris Theatre, George Mason University, at the corner of Braddock Road and Route 123 in Fairfax. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students/seniors. Purchase tickets: 703-218-6500. For more information, call 703-993-1380.

All Aboard Quilter's Quilt Show. 12-5 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The event includes a small sales area. 703-425-9225. Sponsored by Friends of the Fairfax Station, a non-profit organization $3 donation, to assist with improvement and upkeep of the historic railroad station.

"Godspell." 7 p.m., at the Burke Presbyterian Church on Oak Leather Drive, just off Burke Centre Parkway. No admission, but seating is limited. Reserved seats are available at the church by calling 703-764-0456.

Blood Drive. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Photo ID required. Allow one hour for donor visit. Donors with appointments are given priority. Walk-ins welcome. 703-978-8848.

Fats Blues Band. 8 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Short Game Clinic at Burke Lake. 12-1 p.m., at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. All ages. The quickest way to improve scores is to get a grip on the short game. Review some basics, ask questions and learn some new tricks around the green. 703-323-1641.

<cal1>Monday/March 24

<cal2>George Mason University Visiting Writers Series, featuring short-story writer Ana Menendez. 8 p.m., at the Student Union II, Front Ballroom, GMU, Fairfax campus. All readings are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the creative writing program in the English department. For more information, call 703-993-1180.

The Friends of the Fairfax Station, Inc. will host a brief annual meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road. The speaker, author Paula Elsey, will follow with "Stone Ground: A History of Union Mills." This newly-released book will be available for sale and autographing. Come and see the newly renovated museum. For more information, call 703-278-8833.

Dave and Jerome of Fidel. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Weekly Storytime. 11 a.m. at Borders, 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Call 703-924-4894 for more information.

Book Chat. All-female book discussion group. Girls 12-14 with adult. 7 p.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 25

<cal2>Speaker's Corner at The Historic Bailiwick Inn has the Fairfax City Commission on Women discussing “Women and Business,” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Reservations required. 703-691-2266.

Bang Tango at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. All ages, $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Battle of the Bands. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Mr. Knick Knack, children's singer/storyteller. 11 a.m. at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 6-8:30 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Two-riffic Twos. Stories and activities. Age 24-35 months with adult. 10:30 a.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

AARP Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 12-4 p.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 26

<cal2>Bingo at the Burke Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department Station's new community hall. Early bird games begin at 7 p.m., regular session follows at 7:45. Station 14 is located at 9501 Old Burke Lake Road. For more information, call 703-764-4935.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 8 p.m., at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets range from $40-$8 and are available at Ticketmaster 703-573-SEAT, the Patriot Center or www.ticketmaster.com.

GMU Jazz Ensemble. 8 p.m., in the Concert Hall at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 students/seniors. Charge by phone at 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. For more information, call 703-993-1380.

Free Macrobiotics Workshop. 6-8 p.m., Quantum Healing Center, 4101 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 309, Fairfax. Learn about the health benefits of better eating, the power of food and its ability to strengthen and heal the body for a longer, healthier life. To learn more or register, call 703-937-3993 or e-mail info@quantumhealingcenter.com.

CAB and the Bruce Middle Trio at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. All ages, $25. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Pomodora and the Mushroom Men. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Dinosaurs! Stories, activities and a craft. Age 3-5. 11 a.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Parenting Workshop. Inova staffer on helping children succeed socially, physically and academically. Register at 703-204-3366. Adults. 7 p.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

AARP Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Out Like a Lamb. Stories and activities about spring. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Thursday/March 27

<cal2>Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 8 p.m., at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets range from $40-$8 and are available at Ticketmaster 703-573-SEAT, the Patriot Center or www.ticketmaster.com.

Dominion Valley Garden Club Fashion Show and Luncheon. 10 a.m., at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Cost is $30. Call 703-425-2431 for reservations.

“Exploring Spiritual Solutions to Fear and Terror,” workshop hosted by First Church of Christ, Scientist at the Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Workshop fee, $15. For more information, call Susan Anderson at 703-830-1340 or at 703-323-0022.

“The Pajama Game." 7:30 p.m., at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Tickets are $6 for students/seniors, $8 for adults and may be purchased at the door. For more information call 703-352-0925, ext. 332.

WHFS Big Break Semi-Finals followed by Paul Lewis (Y-Not, Dead City Radio) at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. All ages, free. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Boogie Hawg. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Sould at T.T. Reynolds. 9:30 p.m., at 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

FamilySearch Introduction. Using genealogy databases and the Family History Library Catalog to search for ancestors. Age 12 and up. 2 p.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

CAGS (Calling All Guys). All-male book discussion group. Guys 11-16 with adult. 7:30 p.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

AARP Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Out Like a Lamb. Stories and activities about spring. Age 2-5 with adult. 1:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 6:15-8:45 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Friday/March 28

<cal2>Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 10:30 a.m., 8 p.m., at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets range from $40-$8 and are available at Ticketmaster 703-573-SEAT, the Patriot Center or www.ticketmaster.com.

GMU Players — Studio Series "After (LIFE): an evening of Mamet and Eric Bogosian." 8 p.m., at the Black Box Theater at George Mason University. Free. 703-993-8877.

His Boy Elroy. Ned Devine's, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. $5. 9 p.m. For more information, call 703-293-9600.

Career Counseling Coffee Chat sponsored by the Jewish Vocational Services and Chutzpah Deli. Discuss new job search ideas, resume tips and how the JVS can help job seekers. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center for Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. For more information, call Liz Livingston, MS, at 703-204-9100, ext. 27.

“The Pajama Game.” 7:30 p.m., at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Tickets are $6 for students/seniors, $8 for adults and may be purchased at the door. For more information call 703-352-0925, ext. 332.

WHFS Showcase including Axum, Another Side of Silence, Swythe, Utopia Joe and Breaking Ground at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. All ages, $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Monticello Road. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

EBO and Pharmacy Prophets. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Educator Appreciation weekend at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax, and 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Current and retired educators may stop by with a Teacher Discount card, pay stub or other proof of educator status and save 25 percent on almost everything, including personal and classroom purchases.

Open Mic Night at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-359-4996.

Get the kids moving with Kinderdance at Borders, 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. 10 a.m. Call 703-924-4894 for more information.

Irish Breakfast Band: traditional instrumental music. 8 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. For more information, call 703-352-ARTS.

AARP Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 12-4 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Shot-in-the-Dark Tournament. 16 years and up. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. 703-323-1641. Teams of two compete in a nine-hole scramble format in total darkness. Players use glow-in-the-dark golf balls. Prizes for first, second place teams and closest to the pin contest. Hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m. Fee includes one glow ball, additional balls are $4 each. Limited to first 18 teams. Raindate April 4. Cost: $50 per team (non-refundable) due at time of registration.

Music Scholarship competition sponsored by the Music Friends of Fairfax County Library. Applications due March 28. Competition at 10 a.m., April 5 at King's Park Library. Applications available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library. To be eligible, students must be currently performing in a school or community ensemble. Two-hour written exam will cover music theory and history. First place $400, second place $250 towards further music education. For more information, call 703-324-8344.

<cal1>Saturday/March 29

<cal2>Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 8 p.m., at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets range from $40-$8 and are available at Ticketmaster 703-573-SEAT, the Patriot Center or www.ticketmaster.com.

GMU Players — Studio Series "After (LIFE): an evening of Mamet and Eric Bogosian." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Black Box Theater at George Mason University. Free. 703-993-8877.

Dynamohum. Ned Devine's, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. $5. 9. p.m. Call 703-293-9600 for more information

“Personalizing Your Garden,” featuring Peter Field, owner of the English Country Gardens. 5 p.m., at Circa Home & Garden, 10435 North Street, Fairfax. Free. Space is limited. Call 703-385-1995. for reservations.

Benefit Dance for Medical Care for Children Partnership. 8-11 p.m., at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The MCCP provides health care to the children of Fairfax County's working poor who do not qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford health insurance. A $25 donation includes dancing to music by DJ Kathy Fanelli, desserts and dance team demonstrations. All proceeds go to MCCP. For more information, call 703-860-4941 or e-mail nbcwda@aol.com. A presentation of the Northern Virginia Country-Western Dance Association.

“The Pajama Game.” 7:30 p.m., at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Tickets are $6 for students/seniors, $8 for adults and may be purchased at the door. For more information call 703-352-0925, ext. 332.

The Women’s Fellowship Choir and The Women of Zion United for Christ choir will appear at a musical extravaganza hosted by the Women of Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, 6-8 p.m., at the Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, 10185 Zion Drive, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-764-9111.

Evick, Torn and Orion at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, West Springfield. For more information, call the Jaxx Hotline at 703-569-5940.

Sam's House. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

33 West, Lyman and Big Meanie. 9:30 p.m. at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Educator Appreciation weekend at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax, and 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Current and retired educators may stop by with a Teacher Discount card, pay stub or other proof of educator status and save 25 percent on almost everything, including personal and classroom purchases.

Little Explorers' Storytime. 11 a.m. at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax. For more information, call 703-359-4996.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Asia Fantasia. Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo draws from traditional Asian cultures, his Asian American experience, theater, movement and music to weave tales. Sponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. All ages. 10:30 a.m., at Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

VITA Tax Counseling. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Sunday/March 30

<cal2>Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive in Fairfax. Tickets range from $40-$8 and are available at Ticketmaster 703-573-SEAT, the Patriot Center or www.ticketmaster.com.

GMU Players — Studio Series "After (LIFE): an evening of Mamet and Eric Bogosian." 2 p.m., at the Black Box Theater at George Mason University. Free. 703-993-8877.

Basket Bingo Fundraiser. The Belvoir Officers Wives Club is hosting a bingo fundraiser featuring Longaberger Baskets stuffed with goodies at the Belvoir Elementary School. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. and first game starts promptly at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Seating is limited. There will be 20 regular games, special games, raffles and door prizes. Extra game packs, raffle tickets and refreshments will be available for purchase. Proceeds fund scholarship and welfare programs. To pre-purchase tickets, call 703-923-9389.

GMU Vocal Jazz Ensembles present a toe-tapping evening of traditional and contemporary jazz favorites. 7 p.m., at Harris Theatre, George Mason University, corner of Braddock Road and Route 123 in Fairfax. Free. For more information, call 703-993-1380.

The Academy of Ancient Music, featuring Andrew Manze, violinist and conductor, will perform a program of Handel, Biber, Locatelli and Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" 7 p.m., at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. Pre-performance discussion begins at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $42, $34, $21. Charge by phone at 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com.

“The Sound of Nature’s Landscape,” a concert by the American Youth Philharmonic. 1 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Featuring Delius, Mozart, Bach and Respighi. Tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for students/seniors. For tickets and information call 703-642-8051 or visit www.ayporchestras.org. Tickets also available at the door.

“The Pajama Game.” 5 p.m., at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Tickets are $6 for students/seniors, $8 for adults and may be purchased at the door. For more information call 703-352-0925, ext. 332.

Fat's Blues Band. 8 p.m., at Fat Tuesday's, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information.

Zodiac House Hip Hop. 9:30 p.m., at T.T. Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Must be over 21. For more information, call 703-591-9292.

Educator Appreciation weekend at Borders, 11054 Lee Highway, Fairfax, and 6701 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Current and retired educators may stop by with a Teacher Discount card, pay stub or other proof of educator status and save 25 percent on almost everything, including personal and classroom purchases.

"Irish Traditional Music Seisiun." Local Irish musicians will play traditional tunes, 3-5 p.m., Ned Devine's Pub, on the corner of Chain Bridge Road and North Street in downtown Fairfax. Free. 703-978-8265