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Calendar of Events

<lst>To have community events listed free in The Vienna/Oakton Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Nina M. Dry at vienna@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call 703-917-6422.

<cal1>Thursday/Dec. 16

<cal2>'Tis the Season. Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts at 11 a.m. at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Open to ages 3-5, with an adult. For more information or to register, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Audio Books. Recorded Books, Inc. demonstrates the new downloadable audio book system at 7:30 p.m., at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Also, a narrator reads intriguing selections. Open to adults. For more information or to register, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Theater Performance. GMU Players present "Fall Shorts" at the GMU Center for the Arts Black Box. Free. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Friday/Dec. 17

<cal2>Live Show. Bluegrass group Nothin' Fancy performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566.

Theater Performance. GMU Players present "Fall Shorts" at the GMU Center for the Arts Black Box. Free. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Saturday/Dec. 18

<cal2>Holiday Show. The Vienna Choral Society presents "Starlights of Christmas," at 7:30 p.m., at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, S.W., Vienna. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door for adults; $10 in advance, $12 at the door for students/seniors; and $25 for a family ticket. For tickets or more information, visit www.viennachoralsociety.org.

Card Show. Baseball & Sports Card Show takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Tysons Corner Holiday Inn, 1960 Chain Bridge Road. Admission is $3. For more information, call 301-990-4929.

Theater Performance. GMU Players present "Fall Shorts" at the GMU Center for the Arts Black Box. Free. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Sunday/Dec. 19

<cal2>Live Show. Kelly Minter performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, and can be purchased online at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Monday/Dec. 20

<cal2>Book Discussion. Patrick Henry Library hosts a book discussion at 7:30 p.m. Featured read is James Bradley's "Flyboys." For more information or to register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Wednesday/Dec. 22

<cal2>Musical Comedy. Jammin' Java presents "What I Like About Jew," hosted by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum. Tickets are $12, and can be purchased online at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Thursday/Dec. 23

<cal2>Live Music. The Getaway Car and Andy Waldeck perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8, and can be purchased online at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Tuesday/Dec. 28

<cal2>Live Music. Jammin' Java presents the Jazz Christmas Extravaganza, featuring Dave DeTwiler and Prelude. Show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. For more information or for tickets, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Thursday/Dec. 30

<cal2>Book Discussion. Patrick Henry Library hosts a book discussion at 1 p.m. Featured read is Pam Houston's "Cowboys are My Weakness." For more information or to register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/Dec. 31

<cal2>New Year's Show. Jammin' Java New Years Eve Concert with Robbie Scheafer from Eddie from Ohio and Paul and Storm takes place at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, which includes a champagne toast at midnight. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.