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To have community events listed free in The McLean Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Joy Allen at mclean@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged.

<lst>To have community events listed free in the Great Falls Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Joy Allen at GreatFalls@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged.

<cal1>ONGOING

<cal2>Toastmasters International, McLean Chapter, meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Dolley Madison Library. Join them to work on improving your communication skills, to become more effective in meetings and to convey your message more concisely. Contact Melissa Adkins, vice president of membership, at work at 703-262-5373 or at home at 703-815-4304, or e-mail her at madkins@cnri.reston.va.us.

The Great Falls Women's Club offers bridge lessons, a knitters and crocheters group, a tennis group and a book discussion group. Anyone interested in joining the club is welcome to attend. Membership is open to all Fairfax County residents. Call Patty Staas, 703-356-5845.

The Newcomers Club of Vienna and Friends is a women's social club open to everyone in Northern Virginia. The club has three non-smoking bridge events each month: a social bridge club held on the first Tuesday of the month and a duplicate bridge club on the third and fourth Wednesday of every month. All the events are at the Marco Polo Restaurant in Vienna and include a buffet lunch. The club also has a monthly book exchange lunch bunch and various trips and tours on a monthly basis. For reservations and information, call 703-560-4437 or 703-938-3505.

The Fairfax Jubil-Aires, members of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, meet Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall in Fairfax. Visitors are always welcome. For information on membership, call 703-968-4292. For information on performance, call Mike Huddleston at 703-228-3250 or at 703-968-0263 or visit www.thefairfaxjubilaires.org.

Access Services, the Library Branch that serves individuals with disabilities, sponsors a support group for seniors and people with low vision, at the Patrick Henry Library in Vienna. The VIP (Visually Impaired Person) Vienna Group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E. in Vienna. For more information, call 703-938-0405.

Colvin Run General Store. Visit this restored building with fixtures from 100 years ago, and browse through the old-fashioned merchandise. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m., every day except Tuesday. Call 703-759-3403.

The Women's Center hosts the Job Hunters Forum the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. The forum offers support for women and men who are actively searching for jobs. Cost is $10 members, $25 nonmembers each session.

Open Mike Showcase at The Old Brogue, the first and third Thursday of 30 p.m. 760 Walker Road. 12 artists per evening.

New Beginnings, a nonprofit support group for separated and divorced individuals, has six meetings a month in the area on different nights in various locations in members' homes. Call 301-924-4101 or visit www.newbeginningsusa.org.

Mothers & More of Northern Virginia is a support organization for mothers who have altered their career path to care for their young children at home. General meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the Fairfax County Government Center at 7:30 p.m. Call toll-free at 866-716-7766 for more information.

JAM! Jazz McLean, a teen jazz band directed by Rob Holmes, meets every Monday, 6-8 p.m., at the Old Firehouse Teen Center in McLean. Bring an instrument. For more information, call 703-893-0910 or visit www.geocities.com/jam4teensva.

Swing Dancing will take place every Wednesday night at the Potomac Swing Dancing Club Room, 146 Maple Ave. E., Vienna, across from Whole Foods. Beginning jitterbug/Lindy Hop lessons are at 7:30 p.m., and dancing continues 8:30-11 p.m. Club members pay $10 for the lesson and dance, $6 for dance alone. Nonmembers pay $12 for lesson and dance, $8 for dance alone. For more information, call Donna Barker at 703-978-0375 or visit www.erols.com/swing4me.

Mclean Newcomers Club is a social organization made up of newcomers and not-so-newcomers from McLean and its environs. The club meets at different locations throughout the month, both public and private, for various activities such as museum tours, coffees, card groups, book group, potluck luncheons, house and garden activities and much more. Call 703 237-3138, or visit www.geocities.com/mcleannewcomers for information on activities or to join the club.

Ranger Talks. 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. during the weekends; see the daily program schedule for weekday times. Join a ranger at Overlook 2 to learn more about Great Falls Park and the Potomac River at Great Falls Park. Check daily program schedule for times during the weekdays. Call 703-285-2965 for more information. Free.

Bird Watching. Rain or shine on Sundays from 8-10 a.m. Join an informal group of bird watchers to catch a glimpse of resident and migratory birds in Great Falls Park. Meet in the Visitor Center courtyard dressed for the weather. Call 703-285-2965 for more information.

Friends of the Great Falls Library. A group of book-lovers and library users who support special programs for children and adults at the Great Falls Community Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike. The board meets monthly, September through June. For information on becoming a library "friend," call 703-757-8560.

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) meets every second Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Beverly Hills Methodist Church, 3512 Old Dominion Blvd.  For more information, call 301-439-FLAG or visit pflagdc.org.

The McLean Photo Club meets every second Tuesday of the month, September through June, at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Meet-and-greet at 7 p.m. is followed by the program at 7:30 p.m. Contact Bill Prosser, president, at ProsserWM@aol.com or 703-821-2670.

Open Mike with host Steve Key takes place every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna, 703-255-1566, Ext. 8, www.jamminjava.com.

“Banjo Man.” The Banjo Man, Frank Cassel, performs a musical children's show every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for 45 minutes at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. A donation of $5 per child is recommended. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Tai Chi practice. Saturdays, 8-9 a.m., through March, at St. Luke's Catholic School Gymnasium, 7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Sponsored by the Tai Chi Study Center of Great Falls. Open to all ages and skill levels. Free. For more information and directions, visit www.taichicenter.com or call 703-759-9141.

Birthdays on the Wild Side. Come celebrate a birthday by discovering nature. Explore the world of reptiles and amphibians, uncover clues about forest animals, learn about bird life or become an archaeologist for a day. Each party is active and will keep the group on the move. For children 3-12, at Riverbend Nature Center. For reservations, available dates and cost, call the park, 703-759-9018.

Nature Escapes — Geology. 12-5 p.m., at Riverbend Nature Center, 703-759-9018. Take part in self-guided activities including crafts, exhibits and animal watching. Free.

Personalized Internet Training. Learn how to use the Web, work with e-mail, or use the library databases. At Great Falls Public Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for an appointment, 703-757-8560. Adults.

Personalized Internet Training. Learn to use the Web or increase skills. At Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call for an appointment, 703-790-8088. Adults.

Springfield Music Club meets September through May on the second Tuesday of the month. Meetings and programs usually take place at Jordan Kitt's Showroom on Gallows Road in Vienna at 10 a.m. The 30-minute business meeting is open to members, and programs that follow the meetings are open to all interested. Programs range from opera to baroque trios to member recitals. The club also offers workshops for music teachers. To learn more about the club or its programs, contact Marcia Chaplin, president, at 703-281-5342.

The Golden Girls, a senior women's slow pitch softball league, is looking for women 40 and older (most members between 50 and 70) to play on its six-team league playing Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings in Vienna, April through July and September through October. Tournament teams are formed from the more competitive players in the 45-50 plus, 55 plus, 60 plus, 65 plus, and 70 plus age brackets. The tournament teams travel to play other women's teams. Businesses can sponsor a team for publicity. For more information and registration details, contact Donna at 703-938-0387.

The Great Falls Lions Club citrus sale will be held Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., next to the Great Falls Fire Department. Valencia and Temple oranges and three grapefruit varieties will be sold at $20 per box, or $11 per half box.

The Order of the Eastern Star, Herndon Chapter 55, whose district includes Great Falls, holds its closed, regular meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge in Herndon at 8 p.m. For information, call Donna Sumpter at 703-437-0859.

Mothers First, Great Falls, is a support group for women making the transition from careers to at-home motherhood. Activities include lectures, field trips, moms night out, etc. March meetings are March 3 and 17. at 10 a.m. at the Great Falls Library. Call 703-827-5922, or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

Mothers First, Vienna/McLean, is a support group for women making the transition from careers to at-home motherhood. Activities include lectures, field trips, moms night out, etc. March meetings are March 10 and 23 at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, Vienna. Call 703-827-5922, or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/Feb. 25

<cal2>Support Group for Survivors of Clergy Abuse. A support group for survivors of clergy abuse will meet next Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Dolly Madison Library, 1224 Oak Ridge Road, McLean. The group is co-sponsored by Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) of Northern Virginia and SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.) For information or directions, call 703-538-6128.

New York City’s infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will “redefine” traditional classical ballet when they perform at 8 p.m. at McLean’s Alden Theatre. Tickets are $30, $25 for McLean district residents. The theater is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave. For more information, call 703-790-0123, or log on to www.mcleancenter.org The program, subject to change, includes “Swan Lake” pas de deux (or solo to be announced), “La Vivandiere,” and “Underwater Scene” from “The Humpback Horse.” For more information on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, visit www.trockadero.org To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office, or to charge tickets by telephone, call Ticketmaster at 202-432-SEAT (7328). For more information, call 703-790-9223; TTY 703-827-8255.

Nellie McKay, a 19-year-old singer/songwriter/pianist, performs melodic pop and jazz-styled tunes at 8 p.m., at the Barns of Wolf Trap. Tickets are $16. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Jammin' Java. Music begins at 8 p.m., 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Jeffrey Gaines plays acoustic pop-rock. Amos Lee opens. Admission is $15. Call 703-255-1566, Ext. 8. Visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 26

<cal2>"Essence of Tea." 1-3 p.m. Spend an afternoon at Greenspring Gardens Park learning more about tea. An English tea follows the program. Greenspring Gardens Park is located at 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Reservations are required; call 703-941-7987. Children under 5 are not invited. $22. Visa or Mastercard accepted.

Eileen Ivers band performs Celtic music at 8 p.m., at the Barns of Wolf Trap. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Animal Pals. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. To register, call 703-790-8088.

Jammin' Java. Music begins at 8 p.m., 227 Maple Ave., East Vienna. Singer-songwriter Kate Campbell. Admission is $15. Call 703-255-1566, Ext. 8. Visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>FRIDAY/FEB. 27

<cal2>Strings ensemble Czech Nonet performs rarely heard chamber music as part of the 2003-04 Discovery Series at 8 p.m., at the Barns of Wolf Trap. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Jammin' Java. Music begins at 8 p.m., 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. The concert features new arrangements of the Bluegrass and folk music of Mike Auldridge, one of the founding members of Seldom Scene, by the other five performers. Admission is $15. Call 703-255-1566, Ext. 8. Visit www.jamminjava.com. For more information, call Jammin' Java at 703-255-1566.

Antiques Show and Sale. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 27-29, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E. Admission is $4.50 per person. Hours are Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Dealers will display and sell a variety of furniture and collectibles. Call Vienna Parks and Recreation at 703-255-6360.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 28

<cal2>Release of Cerulean Groove CD "Over Crooked Tables." The Maryland/D.C.-area trio's first full-length CD, incorporating rock, folk, jazz and blues elements, is released at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. For more information, visit www.ceruleangroove.com.

Vita Tax Counseling. Adults. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. To register, call 703-790-8088.

Falls Walk. Visit Great Falls Park and take a 30-minute walk with a ranger to Overlook 2. Along the way, explore the natural and cultural aspects of the park. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at 1 p.m., at the Visitor Center.

Hike in the Park. 2-3 p.m. Join a park ranger for a 2 1/2-mile hike exploring Great Falls National Park in winter. See how plants and animals survive the cold winter months. Dress for the weather, and wear sturdy shoes. Hats and gloves recommended. The hike is scheduled for an hour and a half, but length may be adjusted due to weather. Meet at the Visitor Center. The program is free; reservations required. Call 703-285-2965.

Alden Theatre presents the wild and wacky Greg Popovich Comedy and Pet Theatre for two performances, at 3 and 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 28. Tickets are $20, $15 for McLean district residents, and $12/$8 for children under 12. The theater is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave. Popovich's Comedy and Pet Theatre is composed of 16 trained house cats, eight dogs and a sampling of mice and birds — all of which Popovich himself rescued from animal shelters and trained. An animal adoption advocate, graduate of the Moscow Circus School and a decorated Russian juggler, Popovich was the first Russian artist to perform with Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth. His former show, “Cat Skills,” was named the top family attraction in Las Vegas. To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office, or to charge tickets by telephone, call Ticketmaster at 202-432-SEAT (7328). For more information, call 703-790-9223/TTY: 703-827-8255, or visit: www.mcleancenter.org

The 19th Annual Jazz and Tap Dance Festival 2004 features six dance companies from the Washington metropolitan area, each exhibiting its diverse style of jazz and tap dance. The performance takes place at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Theatre, on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 29, at 4 p.m. The six dance companies are Center Stage of Fairfax; Dancin’ Unlimited of Alexandria; Encore Performers of Chantilly; Jam Crew of Washington, D.C.; Motion Mania of Rockville, Md.; and Strictly Rhythm of Alexandria. Tickets are $12 for students/seniors and $14 for adults. For ticket reservation and further information, call 703-751-4889.

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 29

<cal2>"Buttons, Buttons and More Buttons." Join Dr. Stefan Schiff, president of the National Button Society, as he discusses the history of buttons and shares examples from his collection. Feel free to bring buttons to share. An English tea follows the program. Reservations required. Greenspring Gardens Park is located at 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Reservations are required; call 703-941-7987. Children under 5 are not invited. $22. Visa or Mastercard accepted.

Maple Syrup Boil-Down. Celebrate the coming of spring with a maple syrup boil-down, 12-2 p.m., at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Watch sap collected from Colvin Run's own trees boiled down over an open fire to produce maple syrup. Free. For more information call 703-759-2771.

Beggar's Circus, a trio that explores and reinterprets the ancient tunes of Britain, comes to the Old Brogue Irish Pub's Snuggery (dining room). Seatings are at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, and the Old Brogue's fare is available. Reservations must be made in advance; call 703-759-3309. For more information, visit www.ionamusic.com/brogueinfo.htm. The Old Brogue is located at the corner of Georgetown Pike and Walker Road in Great Falls. The venue is nonsmoking.

When Lions Could Fly. African-American stories and songs presented by Baba Jamal Koram. Sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. All ages. 4 p.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. To register, call 703-790-8088.

Many Hats of a Park Ranger. 2-2:45 p.m. Learn about the different things park rangers do at Great Falls Park and parks all over the country. Learn how to help park rangers and the parks in efforts to conserve parklands. Meet at the ranger program area near Overlook 2, or, if weather is inclement, at the Visitor Center auditorium. The program is free; reservations required. Call 703-285-2965.

Falls Walk. Visit Great Falls Park and take a 30-minute walk with a ranger to Overlook 2. Along the way, explore the natural and cultural aspects of the park. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at 1 p.m., at the Visitor Center.

Introduction to Quilt Making. Come to the Colvin Run Historic Site on the four Saturdays in March, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for this beginning class in quilt making. The four-session class focuses on the basics of quilting, with a table runner as the project. Adults only. Reservations required. $60, materials included. Colvin Run Historic Site is located at 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. For more information and reservations, call 703-759-2771.

The Capital Wind Ensemble presents a spring concert at 3 p.m., in the auditorium of McLean High School, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Children 6 and younger are free. Concert includes pieces by Vittorio Giannini, George Gershwin and Andrew Lloyd Webber. For information, contact Robert L. Carroll, 703-938-3521.

The Amadeus Concerts present a program of music by Franz Schubert at 4 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. Tickets are $15 at the door. A wine, cheese and dessert reception follows. Host Tim Rowe, founder and director of the Amadeus group, provides background of the works for the audience. For information call 703-759-5334.

When Lions Could Fly. African-American stories and songs presented by Baba Jamal Koram. Sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. All ages. 4 p.m. at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. To register, call 703-790-8088.

Jammin' Java. 6 p.m., 227 Maple Ave., East Vienna. Screaming Puppets improv comedy. Admission is $10; $7 for children and seniors. Call 703-255-1566, Ext. 8. Visit www.jamminjava.com.

The 19th Annual Jazz and Tap Dance Festival 2004 features six dance companies from the Washington metropolitan area, each exhibiting its diverse style of jazz and tap dance. The performance takes place at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Theatre, on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 29, at 4 p.m. The six dance companies are Center Stage of Fairfax; Dancin’ Unlimited of Alexandria; Encore Performers of Chantilly; Jam Crew of Washington, D.C.; Motion Mania of Rockville, Md.; and Strictly Rhythm of Alexandria. Tickets are $12 for students/seniors and $14 for adults. For ticket reservation and further information, call 703-751-4889.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 2

<cal2>Jammin' Java. Music begins at 8 p.m., 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. DC Vocals a capella group CD release show. Admission is $10. Call 703-255-1566, Ext. 8. Visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>WEDNESDAY/MARCH 3

<cal2> “The Shopping Benefit.” Bloomingdale’s will host this year’s multi-charity event at Tysons Corner and White Flint stores from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission is $10 with 100 percent of ticket proceeds benefiting local charities, which include Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, Special Lone Inc., National Center for Policy Research (CPR) for Women and Families, and The Children’s Inn at National Institutes of Health. Tickets entitle purchasers to a 15-percent to 20-percent savings (certain exclusions apply.) Tickets can be purchased in advance at Bloomingdale’s Customer Service (Level 3 at each store). For more information, call 703-556-4519.

Dr. Barbara Frank, otherwise known as "Doc Rock," speaks on the geology preserved in the rocks of Great Falls, at the next meeting of The Great Falls Friends. Wednesday, March 3, at 8 a.m., at The Old Brogue Snuggery in Great Falls. There will be a light breakfast.

<cal1>SATURDAY/MARCH 6

<cal2>Meadowlark Nature Photography Exhibition, Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Professional and top amateur photographers from the Northern Virginia Alliance of Camera Clubs (NOVACC) host the event from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day in the indoor garden setting of The Atrium and in the Visitors Center. Admission and each day's activities will be free, including complimentary camera cleanings on Saturday. Aspiring and experienced photographers may bring samples to be critiqued and may attend photography technique programs. For more information about the exhibit and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority's Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, call 703-255-3631 or visit www.nvrpa.org/atrium.html.

Colvin Run Dance Band. Dance to the Colvin Run Dance Band's Big Band sound, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., at the Colvin Run School House, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. $12 per person. Bosa Nova dance lesson, 8 p.m., $5 per person. For information, call 703-430-3342.

<cal1>SUNDAY/MARCH 7

<cal2>Concerts at the Alden. 3 p.m. at Alden Theatre in McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Features the National Symphony Brass Quintet, consisting of Steven Hendrickson and Adel Sanchez on trumpet, Martin Hackleman on horn, Milton Stevens on trombone and David Bragunier on tuba. Free. For more information, call 703-324-8344 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans will perform at 7:30 p.m. at The Barns of Wolf Trap. Tickets are $17. For more information, call 703-218-6500, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

The Great Falls Citizens Association hosts an open forum to discuss the design plans for the Great Falls Defense of Freedom memorial presented at the GFCA Land Use and Zoning Committee Feb. 12 meeting. 7:30 p.m., at the Old School House. If unable to make this meeting, e-mail comments to the GFCA vice president at rmayes031@aol.com.

Maple Syrup Boil-Down. Celebrate the coming of spring with a maple syrup boil-down, 12-2 p.m., at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Watch sap collected from Colvin Run's own trees boiled down over an open fire to produce maple syrup. Free. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

The American Youth Philharmonic perform at 3 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts. Among the performers are Alicia Ward of Marshall High School who plays cello and Rachelle Hunt of McLean High School who plays violin. Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for students/seniors. For advance tickets and more information call 703-642-8051 or visit www.ayporchestras.org.

Meadowlark Nature Photography Exhibition, Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Professional and top amateur photographers from the Northern Virginia Alliance of Camera Clubs (NOVACC) host the event from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day in the indoor garden setting of The Atrium and in the Visitors Center. Admission and each day's activities will be free, including complimentary camera cleanings on Saturday. Aspiring and experienced photographers may bring samples to be critiqued and may attend photography technique programs. For more information about the exhibit and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority's Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, call 703-255-3631 or visit www.nvrpa.org/atrium.html.

Afternoon Victorian Tea. 2-4 p.m., at the Falls Church Woman's Club Clubhouse, 222 N. Washington St., Falls Church, next to the State Theater. Tea and snacks are provided in an atmosphere replete with Victorian music and Victorian-clad men and women. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Federation of Women's Clubs. Free, but donations benefit Camp Easter Seals East, which is located near Mechanicsville, Va., and organizes camping experiences for handicapped people of all ages. Representatives from the camp will be present at the tea. For more information, call 703-356-0089.