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<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.

<cal1>Monday/March 28

<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.

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

<cal1>Tuesday/March 29

<cal2>Live Performance. Jim Gilmore performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Gilmore is joined Jeff Black and Yasmine White. Tickets are $10. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Book Club. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library hosts Book Talk for Book Lovers at 7:30 p.m. Call for this month's title. 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 30

<cal2>Circus. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus makes a stop at 7 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $12-$80, plus applicable service 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 noon to 4 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Scottish Performance. Battlefield 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.

Concert. Jammin' Java hosts The Redbird Tour, featuring Kris Delmhorst, Peter Mulvey and Jeffrey Foucault, 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.

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 31

<cal2>Circus. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus makes a stop at 7 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $12-$80, plus applicable service charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Scottish Performance. Battlefield 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.

Tiny Tots. Patrick Henry presents stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages birth to 4 years, with an adult. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Book Club. Patrick Henry Library hosts a book discussion at 1 p.m. Open to adults. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/April 1

<cal2>Circus. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performs at 10:30 a.m., and 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $12-$80, plus applicable service charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.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.

Live Performance. The Claremont Trio performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $30, and can be purchased by calling 703-218-6500 or online at www.wolftrap.org.

<cal1>Saturday/April 2

<cal2>Circus. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performs at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $12-$80, plus applicable service charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Pancake Breakfast. The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department hosts a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Faith Baptist Church, 301 Center St., S., Vienna. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 2 to 9 and free for children younger than 2. Proceeds to benefit the VVFD's ongoing capital campaign to raise money for improvements to the fire house. For more information, call 703-938-2678 or visit www.vvfd.org.

Jam Session. John Eaton performs at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $25. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Used Book Sale. The Friends of Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library hosts a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the library, 7584 Leesburg Pike. Call 703-790-8088.

Rummage Sale. The Vienna Relay for Life team sponsors a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lakevale Estates Clubhouse, located at the intersection of Oak Valley Drive and Newton Street in Vienna. Proceeds to benefit the fund-raising effort for the American Cancer Society. For more, visit www.viennarelay.org.

<cal1>Sunday/April 3

<cal2>Circus. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performs at 1:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $12-$80, plus applicable service charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

<cal1>Monday/April 4

<cal2>Albright Memoir. Borders at Tysons Corner hosts the former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at 7:30 p.m., as she discusses her memoir. Borders at Tysons is located at 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Call 703-556-7766.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 5

<cal2>Children's Books. Best-selling author Patrick Carman talks with children about the first book in his “Land of Elyon” fantasy series, at 7 p.m., at Borders at Tysons Corner, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Call 703-556-7766.

<cal1>Thursday/April 7

<cal2>Concert. The Nighthawks, a blues and roots rock quartet, perform 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>Friday/April 8

<cal2>Live Performance. Duran Duran performs at 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $42.50 -$65, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.tickets.com. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.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.

Live Show. Livingston Taylor 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.

Navy Band. The Navy Band performs at 7:30 p.m., at James Madison High School, 500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Free. For more, call 202-433-2525 or visit www.navyband.navy.mil.

<cal1>Saturday/April 9

<cal2>Live Show. Mercy Me performs at 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Joining Mercy Me are Jeremy Camp, The Afters and Monk & Neagle. Tickets are $15 -$35, plus applicable service charges, and can be purchased by calling 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com. The Patriot Center is located at 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Trunk Show. The Vienna Art Society Gallery hosts the annual Trunk Show, a sidewalk art show, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the gallery, 513 Maple Ave. W., Vienna. Light refreshments served. For more, call 703-319-3971.

Dinner & Dancing. Equality Fairfax hosts its 2nd Annual Spring Dinner & Dance from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn, Tysons Corner/McLean. Evening features hors d'oeuvres with cash bar, sit-down dinner and dancing. Tickets are $35 members/$32 non-members. Dance-only tickets also available. Visit www.EqualityFairfax.org or call 703-255-1552. Equality Fairfax is a not-for-profit, social and advocacy organization serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Fairfax County.

<cal1>Sunday/April 10

<cal2>Gala/Auction. GoodDogz hosts its inaugural Gala and Silent Auction from 6-9 p.m., at Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant, 2001 International Drive. Event includes heavy hors' de oeuvres, open bar, celebrity guests and silent auction. Dress is black and white, classy. Black-tie optional. Cost $75 per person; $120 per couple. Proceeds to support the efforts of dog rescue organizations and help keep homeless dogs out of shelters. www.gooddogz.org/events/gala.htm or 571-233-4557.