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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>Wednesday/June 8

<cal2>Live Show. The Indigo Girls perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $36 in-house, $22 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Concert. Patti Rothenberg, with Dijango Haskins and Nine Mile, performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Thursday/June 9

<cal2>Live Show. Mary Chapin Carpenter, with special guest Mindy Smith, perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $38 in-house, $22 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Chuck Prophet and David Poe perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

Live Performance. Nottoway Park presents Out Behind the Barn at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free. For more, call 703-329-SHOW, ext. 7469. Nottoway Park is located at 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/June 10

<cal2>Family Skate Night. The Town of Vienna hosts a family skate night from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $1 per skater. Participants are asked to bring their own skates, rollerblades and safety equipment. Parents are required to stay with their children and are welcome to participate. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Pot Luck Luncheon. A pot luck luncheon and recipe swap takes place from 11:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center. 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Bring a special dish to share along with a copy of the recipe. Advanced registration is required. For more, call 703-255-6360.

HMS Pinafore. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $10-$36. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Shane Hines, Granian with full band and Small Town Workers perform at 7:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $10. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/June 11

<cal2>HMS Pinafore. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $10-$36. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Brindley Brothers and Jorane perform at 7:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $10. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Sunday/June 12

<cal2>Swamp Romp. Wolf Trap's 16th annual Louisiana Swamp Romp takes place at 2 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Performances by the Preservation Hall Band, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, and Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the show. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Strawberry Festival. Vale United Methodist Church hosts its fourth annual Strawberry Festival from 3-5 p.m., at the church, 11528 Vale Road, Oakton. Tickets are $3.50 per person, with children ages 3 and younger admitted free. The event will feature music, fun, cake and fresh strawberries for sale. For more, visit www.valechurch.org or call 703-620-2594.

Live Show. Ellis Paul performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $18. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 15

<cal2>Live Show. Joss Stone and John Legend perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $38 in-house, $25 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Musical Performance. Greg Trooper performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $10. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

Party Girls. Patrick Henry Public Library hosts "Party Girls of Washington," at 7 p.m. Mary O'Day regales with stories about great Washington hostesses like Evalyn Walsh McLean and Perle Mesta. Open to Adults. For more, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna.

Musical Performance. Wolftrap Elementary School’s sixth graders will perform “Musical Letters from the Civil War” at 7 p.m., in the Wolftrap Elementary School gym, 1903 Beulah Road, Vienna. For more, call Ellen Collins at 703-319-7345 or send an e-mail to ellen.collins@FCPS.edu.

<cal1>Thursday/June 16

<cal2>Jazz Festival. Trio!, Stanley Clarke and Béla Fleck & Jean-Luc Ponty perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $38 in-house, $22 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Hamell on Trial performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

Live Concert. Nottoway Park presents Seldom Scene at 7:30 p.m. Free. For more, call 703-329-SHOW, ext. 7469. Nottoway Park is located at 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/June 17

<cal2>Family Skate Night. The Town of Vienna hosts a family skate night from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $1 per skater. Participants are asked to bring their own skates, rollerblades and safety equipment. Parents are required to stay with their children and are welcome to participate. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Jazz Festival. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents Hot Summer Nights 2005, featuring Al Jarreau and Cassandra Wilson, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 lawn, $38 in-house. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Show. Welbilt and The Misadventure perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at door. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

Opera. The Wolf Trap Opera Company presents Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," at The Barns at Wolf Trap at 8 p.m. Each performance is proceeded by an introductory talk by Wolf Trap’s director of opera and classical programming, Kim Pensinger Witman, one hour prior to curtain time at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap, adjacent to The Barns. Tickets can be purchased at The Filene Center Box Office located at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, by calling 877-WOLFTRAP; or online at www.wolftrap.org. For more, call Wolf Trap at 703-255-1868.

<cal1>Saturday/June 18

<cal2>Black-tie Lawn Party. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Art’s 34th Anniversary Gala, “The Art of Romance: An Evening with Tony Bennett,” begins at 5 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, as part of the Wolf Trap’s Annual Jazz and Blues Festival. Proceeds from the Gala to benefit Wolf Trap’s education programs. Individual tickets are $450 and $1,100, and table prices range from $5,500 to $20,000. For more, send an e-mail to specialevents@wolftrap.org.

Festival. The Unity of Fairfax hosts the New Thought Music and Art Festival, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., at 2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door; youths 16 and younger are admitted free. Festival includes live performances, art exhibitions, children's activities and food. For more, visit www.unityoffairfax.org/lay_music.shtml or call 703-281-1767.

Live Show. Marah performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com.

Story Time. The Shelley A. Marshall Foundation hosts "Dutiful Daughters: Stories With Jane Dorfman," at 2 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Open to all ages. For more, call 703-938-0405. Event held to honor local 9-11 victim Shelley Marshall.

Music Festival. Saint Thomas Church hosts the Saint Thomas Music Festival from 12-5 p.m., at the church, 8991 Brook Road, McLean. Performers include the Brindley Brothers (Pop/Rock), the Mary Shaver Band (Soul and Blues), Tom Principato (Blues/Rock), local artists Anthony Fiacco and Isabella. Enjoy food, children's games and fun for free. Call 703-442-0330 or visit www.stmf.org.