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<cal1>Wednesday/June 8

<cal2>Indigo Girls, the popular folk-rock duo, come to the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, at 8 p.m. In-house seats $36; lawn $22. General information, call 703-255-1900. Ticket information, call 703-255-1868.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm hosts a Garden Party. Pick out garden plants and enjoy light refreshments. Takes place from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike. Call 703-442-7557.

Wine Tasting Class: Burgundy Winefest. Taste some of the world's best Pinot Noir talked about in the film "Sideways" and from around the world. Compare and contrast the wine with fun foods from 7:30-9 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Cost is $40 for residents and $45 for nonresidents. Registration is required. Call 703-790-0123.

<cal1>Thursday/June 9

<cal2>Mary Chapin Carpenter, country singer/songwriter and six-time Grammy-winner, with special guest Mindy Smith, comes to the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 8 p.m. Tickets: In-house $36; lawn $22.

Monthly Luncheon of the Vienna-Tysons Chamber of Commerce. Includes installation of 2005-2006 Board of Directors. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 1960-A Chain Bridge Road. Cost is $40 for members with reservations five days in advance; $50 for nonmembers and walk-ins. RSVP to 703-281-1333 or www.vtrcc.org/rsvp.htm.

Closing and Implementing The Deal. This seminar attempts to list the due diligence procedures and techniques, provide guidelines for building trust with employees and customers who can assure success, and define indemnifications and escrows, representations and warranties, and the role of third parties. 8-10 a.m. at the Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, 17th floor, Tysons Corner. Sponsored by The McLean Group LLC. Cost is $25. Registration required. Contact Anne Hagen at 703-827-0200, ext. 111, or ahagen@mcleanllc.com.

The Langley High School orchestra's final concert of the year is at 7:30 p.m. at the Langley High School auditorium, 6520 Georgetown Pike. The program includes works by Andrew Lloyd Weber, John Williams and Santana, as well as some classical favorites. Call 703-287-2967.

Picnic in the Park with a Naturalist. Enjoy a picnic lunch by the river, listen to a story and participate in a nature activity. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Riverbend Visitor Center, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls Call 703-759-9018.

Yard Sale. The Great Falls United Methodist Women are sponsoring a neighborhood yard sale From 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Great Falls United Methodist Church at 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Spaces, five by 10 feet, cost $20 each. Tables may be rented for a fee. There is also a bake sale. To reserve a space call Dorothy Harsher at 703-378-1337, Jane Ferrigno at 703-759-2083 or the church office at 703-759-3705.

<cal1>Friday/June 10

<cal2>"H.M.S. Pinafore." New York Gilbert and Sullivan's comic tale of marriage and ambition is told as a musical. 8 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. General information, call 703-255-1900. Ticket information, call 703-255-1868. Ticket scale B.

Lunch with the Legends. The Marshall High School Hall of Fame Kick-Off Induction honors Nick Sorenson, the Jacksonville Jaguars team captian and a graduate of Marshall High School and Virginia Tech. The keynote speaker is Ed Henry, legendary Marshall High School and University of Virginia football coach. Fron noon until 2 p.m. at the Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave. East in Vienna. The cost is $30 per seat or $300 for a table of ten. Contact Bob Williams 703-938-4293.

Island Hopping Kayak Tour. Explore river islands in search of wildlife, with kayak lesssons provided. 9-11:30 a.m. at Riverbend Nature Center, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Call 703-759-9018.

Riverside Campfire-Sounds of Night.

Hang around a campfire, listen to stories and try to discover the sounds of the night. Reservations and prepayment required. $3 per person. Riverbend Visitor Center, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Call 703-759-9018.

<cal1>Saturday/June 11

<cal2>"H.M.S. Pinafore." New York Gilbert and Sullivan's comic tale of marriage and ambition is told as a musical. 8 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. General information, call 703-255-1900. Ticket information, call 703-255-1868. Ticket scale B.

Kids Craft/Teachers Gift. Children ages 4-10 are invited to create a gift for their special teacher. The cost is $5 per child. Krop's Crops Farm, 11110 Georgetown Pike. Call 703-430-8955.

McLean American Association of University Women needs used books,CD's,tapes, videos and software for their September book sale to benefit scholarships for women. No textbooks,records or encyclopedias. Collections from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sun Trust Bank, 515 E. Maple Ave. Call 703-726-6470.

Newt Gingrich will read and sign copies of his new book "Never Call Retreat." At 3 p.m. at Books A Million, 1451 Chain Bridge Road. Call 703-893-7640.

Art Festival. Artists from The Creative Edge are displaying their art. This festival features over 20 artists from both Virginia and Maryland. 11 a.m. at Great Falls Grange Park, 9818 Georgetown Pike, rain or shine. Call 410-643-1317.

Federal Period Décor Lecture. Freedom Hill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, welcomes Susan Clark of the Fairfax County Park Service Collections Department to speak on décor of the Federal Period at the American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Meeting begins at noon. For membership information, call 703-356-2370 or visit www.users.erols.com/denawards.

<cal1>Sunday/June 12

<cal2>Wolf Trap's 16th annual Louisiana Swamp Romp. Featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Geno Delafose and the French Rockin Boogie, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen. Enjoy zydeco, Louisiana jazz and New Orleans R&B, complete with Mardis Gras beads. 2 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Evening Vespers in the Spirit of Taizé. All are welcome to this peaceful prayer of chant, scripture, and reflection at the Dominican Retreat, 7103 Old Dominion Drive. McLean. 7-8 p.m. Visit www.dominicanretreat.org or call 703-356-4243.

Island Hopping Kayak Tour. Explore river islands in search of wildlife, with kayak lesssons provided. 9-11:30 a.m. at Riverbend Nature Center, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Call 703-759-9018.

Redeemer Lutheran Church's annual Church Picnic is being held the church at noon. The entire community is invited. Guests are asked to bring a salad or dessert to share. Hamburgers, hot dogs and lemonade are provided. The picnic also features games and a moon bounce. Dress casually and bring a blanket to sit on. The church is located at 1545 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Call 703-356-3346.

Art Festival. Artists from The Creative Edge are displaying their art. This festival features over 20 artists from both Virginia and Maryland. 11 a.m. at Great Falls Grange Park, 9818 Georgetown Pike, rain or shine. Call 410-643-1317.

<cal1>Monday/June 13

<cal2>Ribbon Cutting at the Infusion Indian Cuisine, hosted by the Vienna-Tysons Chamber of Commerce. Meet one of the area's newest businesses and network with area business owners. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1961 Chain Bridge Road, No. 8008LA. Free. RSVP to 703-281-1333 or www.vtrcc.org/rsvp.htm.

Friends of the McLean Community Center holds its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. Friends honor Maggie Van Winkle with its "Friends in Deed" Award. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Light refreshments are being served. Call Carole Herrick at 703-356-8223.

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Greater Fairfax will host Lisbeth Prins, president and CEO of Plant-A-Plant Landscaping, speaking on "Landscape Design and Architecture" at its monthly dinner meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. at Tysons Corner Embassy Suites, 8517 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. For information and reservations, call Elyse Galik at 703-652-8364.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 14

<cal2>National Association of Retired Federal Employees hosts speaker Nicole Brown of the Virginia Dietary Association to discuss the new Federal Guidelines as part of her “Eating Healthy as a Senior” presentation. Bring a dish to share for the Pot Luck Lunch. Begins at noon at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., followed by the presentation at 1 p.m. The public is welcome. Call 703-560-8648.

Mothers First Vienna/McLean, dedicated to supporting women that have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home, meets from 10:15 a.m.-noon at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 E. Maple Ave., Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

Tuesday Night Sing-Along. McLean-based New Dominion Chorale presents Mozart's "Requiem," conducted by Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. The public is welcome to join. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Western Presbyterian Church, 24th and G streets, N.W. Washington, D.C. Tickets cost $8. Call 703-442-9404.

"An Old Glory-ous Celebration." At Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Road. This first-of-its-kind national partnership of multiple shopping center developers and the AMVETS and VFW organizations features simultaneous flag raising and recognition ceremonies at 1 p.m. with more than 400 shopping centers nationwide. Additional highlights include a display of local patriotic artwork from Armstrong Elementary School’s first-grade students and a choir performance by the sixth-graders of Spring Hill Elementary. at 12:30 p.m. there is a ceremonial celebration with local officials and participating Fairfax County Public School students.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 15

<cal2>Mothers First Great Falls, dedicated to supporting women that have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home, meets from 10 a.m.-noon at the Great Falls Library. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

Joss Stone and John Legend share the bill for the first time when they perform at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $38 in-house and $25 on the lawn and can be purchased at the Filene Center Box Office, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, by calling 877-WOLFTRAP, or online at www.wolftrap.org. For more information call Wolf Trap at 703-255-1868.

The Potomac School Graduation. 10 a.m. at Swing Tree Field on the Potomac School campus, 1301 Potomac School Road. Call 703-873-5539.

Wine Tasting Class: Cool Wines for Hot Times. Just in time for warm, humid weather in the D.C. area, explore light and crisp wines for summer. Find white, dry rose and red wines at "best buy" prices. Wines that are perfect for picnics, concerts and backyard barbecues. Gourmet snacks will be served at this seated tasting at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, from 7:30-9 p.m. Cost is $40 for residents and $45 for nonresidents. Registration is required. Call 703-790-0123.

<cal1>Thursday/June 16

<cal2>The Opening Reception for The McLean Project for the Arts' biennial juried exhibition, Strictly Painting V. 7-9 p.m. The exhibit features mid-Atlantic artists working with paint or paint in combination with other materials, and runs from June 16-July 30. MMPA is located on the upper level of the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Call MMPA at 703-790-1953, or call the Community Center at 703-790-0123.

Trio! Three acoustic instrument virtuosos: Stanley Clarke, Bela Fleck and Jean-Luc Ponty, with special guest Jake Shimabukuro. 8 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $38 in-house; $22 lawn. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Barbara Kline reads and signs her new book, "The White House Nannies," at 7 p.m. at Books a Million, 1451 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Call 703-893-7640.

<cal1>Friday/June 17

<cal2>Hot Summer Nights. Jazz vocals, starring Al Jarreau and Cassandra Wilson. 8 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $38 in-house; $22 lawn. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Mature content; parental discression advised. 8 p.m. at the Barns of Wolftrap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $56. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Potomac's Past Kayak Tour. Take a historical journey highlighting a presidential river crossing, the development of a canal and how American Indians used the area. Reservations and prepayment required, $40. 4-6:30 p.m. at Riverbend Visitor Center, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Call 703-759-9018.

<cal1>Saturday/June 18

<cal2>Children ages 4-10 are invited to create a gift for their dad. The cost is $5 per child. Krop's Crops Farm, 11110 Georgetown Pike. Call 703-430-8955.

Wolf Trap's 34th Anniversary Gala with Tony Bennett. The event begins with a cocktail reception and black-tie dinner in the lower meadow of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts at 5 p.m., followed by an 8 p.m. performance by Tony Bennett. Proceeds from the Gala will benefit Wolf Trap's Education Programs. Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Individual tickets for the 2005 Gala are $450 and $1,100, and table prices range from $5,500 to $20,000. In-house seats for Tony Bennett are $42; lawn $25. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Starlight Musical Soire'e. Held at the home of the Bapsts in McLean, this event benefits the Community Youth Connection. The evening includes two open bars, an Italian buffet dinner catered by Sesto Senso and a live performance by Dillon Dixon, David Williams and James Dean Hicks. Tickets cost $150 and are tax deductible. Community Youth Connection is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping inner-city elementary school children. Call Cynthia Bapst at 703-821-4279.

Father's Day Celebration. Treat Dad to a free wood-carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Carvers, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road. Call 703-759-2771.

The third annual St. Thomas Music Festival is being held on the church grounds at at 8991 Brook Road, McLean, from noon-5 p.m. The festival is sponsored by the church for the benefit of the community. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. The festival features a lineup of area musicians that includes a variety of music from pop/rock to blues, folk and jazz. Performers this year include rock musicians The Brindley Brothers; a blend of Texas-influenced blues, rock and soul from The Mary Shaver Band; and guitarist/vocalist Tom Principato, who combines a rich blues background with high-energy rock. Two local performers returning for a second year at the Festival include rock 'n' roll philosopher Anthony Fiacco and the eclectic sounds of Isabella. In addition to music, the Festival includes food, provided by American Bar-B-Que and Catering. Call Michael Alexander at 703-225-0399 or visit www.stmf.org.

The McLean School of Ballet and Jazz performs at the Ersnt Theater at the Northern Virginia Community College Annadale Campus at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the McLean Arts Center, 1437 Emerson Ave., McLean, or at 703-356-3048. Advance tickets are $14; $16 at the door.

<cal1>Sunday/June 19

<cal2>"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Mature content; parental discression advised. 2 p.m. at the Barns of Wolftrap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $56. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Jazz and Blues Festival Matinee. Starring Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi and Jackie Greene for a celebration of the blues. 3 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. In-house seats $32; lawn $20.

The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University and eight McCormick & Schmick's Restaurants sponsor "Dine Out For Dad." The restaurants, including the M&S Seafood Restaurant at 8484 Westpark Drive, McLean, will donate a portion of sales from a specially created health menu — created by Culinary Institute of America chefs — to support cancer research at Lombardi, one of only 39 comprehensive cancer centers in the United States and the only one in the region. Reservations are required. Call the restaurant at 703-848-8000.

Northern Virginia Carvers. Experience the art of carving as skilled carvers give expertise and support. Noon-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road. Call 703-759-2771.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 21

<cal2>"Pilobolus." Modern dance at its most innovative. 8:30 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868. Ticket scale A.

Tuesday Night Sing-Along. McLean-based New Dominion Chorale presents Brahms' "Requiem," conducted by Donald McCullough, music director of the Master Chorale of Washington. The public is welcome to join. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Western Presbyterian Church, 24th and G streets, N.W. Washington, D.C. Tickets cost $8. Call 703-442-9404.

<cal>Wednesday/June 22

<cal2>Seal. British pop star best known for hits like “Crazy” and “Kiss From a Rose.” 8 p.m. in the Filene Center at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. In-house seats $42; lawn, $25. General information call 703-255-1900. Ticket information call 703-255-1868.

Arlington Diocese Refugee Services, the largest refugee agency in Northern Virginia, celebrates 30 years of service in Northern Virginia. Refugee Services invites the community of Northern Virginia to its 30th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner at Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Tickets are $75 each, or a table of 10 for $700. Reservations required. Funds raised will assist refugees on the road to self-sufficiency. Call 703-524-2154 or e-mail development@arlingtonrefugeeservices.com.

"90 Minutes to Fill Your Pipeline." Learn how to get more experienced prospects and other local businesses in a shorter amount of time. Speakers are Joan Fletcher of Winning Ways Inc. and Terry Nicoletti of Washington Business Journal. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 450.