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<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/Oct. 28

<cal2>Live Music. Alvin Youngblood Heart performs at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $10 in advanced, $12 at the door. For more information, call 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Musical Performance. John Scofield Jazz Trio performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $22. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Book Discussion. Washington Times columnist and Fox News contributor Harlan K. Ullman discusses "Finishing Business: Ten Steps to Defeat Global Terror," which extends the intelligence recommendations of the 9/11 Commission into a strategic action plan to triumph over terror. In addition, Winslow T. Wheeler, a veteran Senate defense adviser, talks about "The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security," a detailed look at how Congressional members on both sides of the aisle divert money from essential war-fighting accounts for personal and professional gain. Discussions begin at 7:30 p.m., at The Borders at Tysons Corner, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. For more information, call 703-556-7766.

Book Club. Patrick Henry Library presents a book discussion at 1 p.m. Featured book is Martha Grimes' "Biting the Moon." Open to adults. To register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Live Music. Alvin Youngblood Hart's Muscle Theory performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java. Clare Burson opens. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door and can be purchased at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 29

<cal2>Live Music. Acoustic duo Rockwell Church perform at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Jazz Music. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents GMU's Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students/seniors. For more information or for tickets, visit www.tickets.com or call 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

Musical Performance. Concertante, a group comprised of six Juilliard School graduates, performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap as part of the 2004-05 Discovery Series. Tickets are $30. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 30

<cal2>Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Live Music. GrooveQuest performs from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., at Neighbors Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, Vienna. For more information, call 703-698-8010 or visit www.groovequestproject.com.

Rockin' Dance. The Barns at Wolf Trap hosts a general admission dance at 7:30 p.m. Live music provided by Paul Cebar & The Milwaukeeans. Tickets are $18. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Show. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Concert. Blues/rock musician Deanna Bogart performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $15 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>Sunday/Oct. 31

<cal2>Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Show. Pianist Ivo Pogorelich performs at 4 p.m., at George Mason University's Concert Hall. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Family Show. Cecilia The Band performs at 2 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be purchased online at www.jamminjava.com or by calling 703-255-1566.

Live Show. Richard Shindell performs at 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. We're About Nine opens. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566 or online at www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/Nov. 1

<cal2>Skate Session. The Vienna Community Center sponsors a special roller skating session at 3:30 p.m. at the center. Free. Participants must bring their own skates and safety equipment, and children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 703-255-6360. The Vienna Community Center is located at 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna.

Youth Book Club. Patrick Henry Library sponsors its young adult book club at 5 p.m. Open to ages 9-14. For more information, call 703-903-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E.,, Vienna.

<cal1>Tuesday/Nov. 2

<cal2>Live Music. Roots rock band BR549 performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $17 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or for tickets call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/Nov. 3

<cal2>Dance Project. George Mason University's Center for the Arts presents Billy Siegenfeld's Jump Rhythm Jazz Project at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. An artistic discussion, free to ticketholders, begins 45 minutes before the show. Tickets are $18-$36 for adults, and half price for children ages 12 and younger. For more information, visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. For tickets call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com.

Live Show. Acoustic guitarist Adrian Legg performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. For more information or for tickets call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Coffee Talk. Conversation Café takes place at 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Topic of the week is “Election 2004: What’s the Cost of Victory and Defeat?” For more information call 703-554-9595 or visit www.conversationcafe.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Nov. 4

<cal2>Live Music. Irish rock groups Clumsy Lovers and The Navigators perform at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. For more information or to buy tickets call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/Nov. 5

<cal2>Live Show. The Amazing Kreskin performs at 8 p.m., at the Barns at Wolf Trap. Witness this world-famous mentalist's abilities, mind-bending predictions and side-splitting hilarity. No infants or small children permitted. Tickets are $20. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Show. Roots multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Nov. 6

<cal2>Live Music. The Rekooperators, featuring Jimmy Vivino, Al Kooper, Anton Fig and Mike Merritt, perform at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $25. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Fall Gardens Tour. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens sponsor a Fall Garden Tour at 10 a.m. Enjoy the late blooming perennials on this free tour, with the Gardens Chief Horticulturist Doris Rodriguez. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 703-255-3631. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is located at 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna.

Book Sale. The Friends of the Patrick Henry Library sponsor a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. For more information, call 703-938-0405.

Dance Performance. Balé Folclórico da Bahia, a professional folk dance company from Brazil, presents Brazilian Rhapsody at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Center for the Arts. Tickets are $22-$44, and tickets for children 12 years old and younger are half price. For tickets call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. For more information, visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Show. The Vienna Choral Society presents its "Regards to Broadway" concert at 7:30 p.m., at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 543 Beulah Road, N.E., Vienna. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students/seniors if purchased in advance; $15 for adults and $10 for seniors/students if purchased the day of the show. There is also a $25 family ticket available. For more information, call 703-255-5508.

Auction Fund-raiser. Fairfax Area Christian Emergency & Transitional Services Inc. (FACETS), a nonprofit, nondenominational organization which assists homeless and low-income children and adults in Fairfax County, sponsors its 5th annual Best of America Auction at 5:30 p.m. at the Student Union Building II Ballroom at George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Proceeds from the auction to benefit homeless children and adults throughout Fairfax County. For more information, call 703-352-6342 or visit www.FacetsCares.org.

History Fair. The Patrick Henry Library and Historic Vienna sponsors a history fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Freeman House, 131 Church St., N.E., Vienna. Activities include old-fashioned games, hand-cranked ice cream, a Civil War re-enactor, music, crafts and storytelling. Rain date is Nov. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 703-938-0405 or 703-938-5187.

Used Book Sale. The Friends of the Patrick Henry Library sponsor a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library. For more information, call 703-903-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna.

Book Sale. The Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Library sponsors a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library. Come peruse the special selection of books for all ages. For more information, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Live Music. Folk musician Tish Hinojosa performs at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Rachel Garlin opens. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566 or online at www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Sunday/Nov. 7

<cal2>Live Music. Bill Frisell with Viktor Krauss and Kenny Wollesen perform at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $25. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Music. George Mason University's Department of Music presents the GMU Vocal Jazz Concert at 3 p.m., at TheaterSpace. Free. For tickets or more information, call 703-218-6500, 703-993-8888 or visit www.tickets.com or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Music. Jazz/rock fusion musician Michael Fath performs at 7 p.m. at Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more information or to buy tickets, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.