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Calendar of Events

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<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.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 1

<cal2>Live Music. Quogue performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $8. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Sunday/Jan. 2

<cal2>Live Show. Jammin' Java presents Women in Folk at 7 p.m. Featured performers include Nikki Rouse, Elizabeth Turner and Robin Wynn. Tickets are $8. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Monday/Jan. 3

<cal2>Book Club. Patrick Henry Library sponsors a young adult book club at 5 p.m. Open to ages 9-14. For more information, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Wednesday/Jan. 5

<cal2>Tales for Twos. Stories and activities at 10:30 a.m., at the Patrick Henry Library. Open to ages 24-35 months, with an adult. For more information, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Live Music. Larry Burnett from Firefall, plus the Jangling Reinhearts, perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $8. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Thursday/Jan. 6

<cal2>Lap Time Tales. Stories and activities at 10:30 a.m., at Patrick Henry Library. Open to ages 13-23 months, with an adult. For more information, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Live Music. 56 Hope Road and Burning Dirty Band perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java. They are joined by Alex Nackman. Tickets are $8. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday, Jan. 7

<cal2>Concert Night. Club Phoenix presents concert night, featuring local bands, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the club, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Cost is $5 at the door. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Live Performance. The 28th International Saxophone Symposium, featuring the Navy Band and the "Commodores" Jazz Ensemble, takes place at 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Center for the Arts. Free. For more information, visit www.navyband.navy.mil or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Show. The Brentano String Quartet performs at 8 p.m., at the Barns at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 703-218-6500 or online at www.wolftrap.org. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Musical Performance. A capella group The Tone Rangers, with special guests The Yale Alleycats, perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $8. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 8

<cal2>Used Book Sale. Friends of the Tysons Pimmit Regional Library presents a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tysons Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pke. For more information, call 703-790-8088.

Author Visit. Virginia author and illustrator team Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole-Gigi chat with children about their latest book on friendship, fighting and individuality. Meeting takes place at 1 p.m., at Borders at Tysons Corner, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. For more information, call 703-556-7766.

Book Sale. The Friends of Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library showcases a special collection of used books at its sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Books available for all ages. For more information, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Live Music. Reggae group Soliders of Jah Army perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Jubeus opens. Tickets are $10. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Sunday/Jan. 9

<cal2>Musical Performance. The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music's Jasper String Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax's sanctuary, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Free. The program is followed by a reception for the musicians and refreshments. For more information, call 703-893-9072.

CD Release Show. Cinged Blues celebrates the release of its latest album with a performance at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $10. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.