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<cal2>Florals and Landscapes: Watercolors by Karin Sebolka. Exhibit runs through Nov. 30, at The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. An artist's reception takes place Nov. 29, 12-4 p.m. Gallery hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-5 p.m. For more information, call 703-569-5731.

The Yarn Barn, located at 9413-C Old Burke Lake Road, Burke is hosting a trunk show of Manos del Uruguay yarns and patterns, from Nov. 22-29. Shop models will be available to see what can be done with this wool yarn. Contact Penny Sanford, proprietor, at 703-978-2220 for more information or directions. Shop hours are daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed Sundays. Open late Thursday evenings to 9 p.m., and on class nights. Visit www.geocities.com/theyarnbarnonline for class schedules and more information.

Flea Market, co-sponsored by the Merrifield Lions Club and the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge, takes place April-November, every Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, located at 8421 Arlington Blvd. (Route 50) in Fairfax. The final flea market for 2003 will be Nov. 23. No rain dates. 175 vendor spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations for vendors can be made by calling 703-560-3023. Charge for vendors is $15 per space.

Personalized Internet tutoring. Learn to use the Web or increase skill level, through Nov. 30. Call for an appointment. Ages 12 and up. At the Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227 to register.

Personalized Internet and catalog training. Basics for beginners, through Nov. 30. Call for an appointment. Adults. At the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333 to register.

Personalized Internet Tutoring. Learn how to use the

Web or increase skills. Call for appointments. At Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria, 703-339-4610.

Book Sale. At the Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria.

Book Sale. At Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield, 703-451-8055.

Practice English. Every Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for people learning English. Adults. Call 703-339-4610.

Fourth annual Holiday Extravaganza. Spaces are still available for the juried craft show sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson High School crew team. The show will take place Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. For information about the show or to request an application, contact Susan Johnson at 703-321-8373 or Elaine Wade at 703-425-6256.

The Artisans United Craft Gallery is featuring the theme of "Bountiful Harvest" in a full-time craft sale and exhibition through Jan. 7, 2004. On Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and, until Christmas, Sundays, 12-4 p.m., over four dozen juried artisans will be showing and selling homemade and decorated pieces. The Craft Gallery features contemporary and traditional crafts and is located in the Packard Center in Annandale Community Park, 4022 Hummer Road, Annandale. Free. 703-941-0202.

A Ceili (Irish country dance) sponsored by the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) will take place on the second Saturday of every month except July and August at the John Wood Center, located at 3730 Old Lee Highway in Fairfax. Lessons start at 7:30 p.m. The Bog Wanderers Ceili Band plays from 8 p.m. to midnight. Members, $10; non-members, $12; ages 6-16, $6; children under 6, free. Maximum family charge $25. Coffee, tea and soda bread free. Soft drinks 75 cents. Call 703-521-4340.

"Do You See What I See?" This show, featuring works of 14 Washington-area artists, opens Dec. 2 and continues through Jan. 5 at the Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Historic Occoquan. The show includes watercolor paintings; drawings in pastels, graphite ink and colored pencil; non-traditional photography; etching; fused glass; basketry; stained glass; stoneware; porcelain; and silver jewelry. These award-winning artists' works are in private collections in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The gallery is open daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For gallery information, call 703-494-0584.