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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>Friday/March 18

<cal2>Basketball Event. The Harlem Globetrotters perform at 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $15.30-$101.50, plus applicable charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Live Performance. The Kennedys perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., W., Vienna. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566 or online at www.jamminjava.com.

Family Skating. The Vienna Community Center hosts Family Skate Night from 6:30-8 p.m., at the center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $1 per child and 50 cents for participating adults. Participants are asked to bring their own skates and safety equipment, and adults must stay with their children. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Mid-century Pop. Susan Werner performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $18. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

<cal1>Saturday/March 19

<cal2>Basketball Event. The Harlem Globetrotters perform at 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $15.30-$101.50, plus applicable charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Photo Exhibit. The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual Amateur Photography Contest and Exhibit, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Musical Performance. Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin and Lille perform at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $18. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

CD Release Show. Christopher Williams performs at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Live Show. Jubeus performs at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8. 703-255-1566.

Yo-yo Fun. Learn fun yo-yo tricks from professional Dick Stohr at 3 p.m., at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Materials available for purchase at the program. Open to ages 6-12. 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Easter Breakfast. The Rainforest Cafe in Tysons Corner hosts a holiday breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Cost is $9.99 for participants 13 and older, $7.99 for ages 4 to 12 and free for children 3 years and younger. Call 703-821-1900.

Kingly Performance. GrooveQuest presents an Elvis Show at 9 p.m., at Neighbors Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Free. Call 703-698-8010.

<cal1>Sunday/March 20

<cal2>Live Music. Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin and Lille perform at 3 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $18. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Music. The Mill Run Dulcimer Band performs from 2-4 p.m., at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road. Donations appreciated. 703-759-2771.

<cal1>Monday/March 21

<cal2>Open Mic Night. David Cotton hosts Open Mic from 7-9 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Free. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Electronic Mondays. Jammin' Java hosts Electronic Mondays, featuring area DJs, from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Book Club. Patrick Henry Library sponsors a book discussion at 7:30 p.m. Open to adults. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 23

<cal2>Live Show. Rodney Crowell performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $25. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Tales for Twos. Patrick Henry Library presents stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages 24 to 35 months, with an adult. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Thursday/March 24

<cal2>Live Show. Tom Paxton performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Jazz Session. Mike Thornton promotes his CD release at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. He's joined by Daniella Westphall and the DC Divas Tickets are $12. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Story Time. Stories, stretches, rhymes and crafts at 11 a.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Open to ages 3-5, with an adult. 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Beautiful Butterflies. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens' manger Keith Tomlinson is presenting "Fencing, Natives and Butterfly Diversity at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens," at 7:30 p.m., at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 South Carlin Springs Road, Arlington. Free. Visit http://users.sitestar.net/butterfly or call 703-228-6535.

<cal1>Friday/March 25

<cal2>Family Skating. The Vienna Community Center hosts Family Skate Night from 6:30-8 p.m., at the center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $1 per child and 50 cents for participating adults. Participants are asked to bring their own skates and safety equipment, and adults must stay with their children. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Live Show. Cabaret star Karen Akers performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, as part of the Cabaret Series. Tickets are $25. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Jammin' Java hosts an evening with Lori McKenna at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Saturday/March 26

<cal2>Live Show. Cabaret star Karen Akers performs at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, as part of the Cabaret Series. Tickets are $25. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Pop/Rock. October Project takes the stage at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Blues/Rock. Deanna Bogart performs at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.