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Thursday/July 13

By the Beautiful Sea. Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, at 11 a.m. Call 703-765-3645.

Teen Event. T-Shirt Decorating, Middle and High School students can bring a T-Shirt to decorate. James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. at 4 p.m.

Jonathan Austin. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun sponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. John Marshall Community Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive at 2:30 p.m. Call 703-971-0010.

Martha’s Castle. Medieval revelry. Age 6-10. Martha Washington Community Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road, at 2 p.m. Call 703-768-6700.

Friday/July 14

Science Camp. Peggy Ashbrook gives a look at science using a hands-on approach at 1 p.m. One time non-refundable $20 registration fee covers registration for any A Likely Story Summer Camp for the summer. Additional camp sessions are $7.50. Register at the store, 1555 King St., or by downloading the printable registration form at www.alikelystorybooks.com.

Bookstore Operations Camp. Learn the ins and outs of bookstore operation from Miss Dinah at 3 p.m. One time non-refundable $20 registration fee covers registration for any A Likely Story Summer Camp for the summer. Additional camp sessions are $7.50. Register at the store, 1555 King St., or by downloading the printable registration form at www.alikelystorybooks.com.

Friday Flicks. Bring your lunch for stories and films. Birth-5 with adult. John Marshall Community Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive at 12 p.m. Call 703-971-0010.

Dogs. Stories, Fingerplays & a Craft. Age 3-5 with adult. Martha Washington Community Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road, at 1 p.m. Call 703-768-6700.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Age 1-7 with adult. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, at 12 p.m. Call 703-765-3645.

Saturday/July 15

Wild Things Wild Rumpus. Meet one of the monsters from Where the Wild Things Are, 11 a.m. at A Likely Story, 1555 King St. This is a costume character event. Call 703-836-2498 or visit www.alikelystorybooks.com.

Tuesday/July 18

Internet Safety Workshop. Alexandria Successlab Learning Center hosts this free workshop 6:30-8 p.m. at the Learning Center in Alexandria Commons, 3209 Duke St. Experts from Childhelp will speak to parents and teachers about keeping their children safe online. Contact Jackie Mattern at 202-296-2002, ext. 110.

Story Time. Continues July 25, at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m., all ages, with an adult. Sign-up 30 minutes before. James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch, 2501 Commonwealth Ave.

Children’s Day at Gadsby’s Tavern features 90-minute tours with stationed “hands-on” activities designed for families and groups of children to bring 18th-century to life. Activities include story telling, candle making, meeting a pirate, dressing up in 18th-century clothes, and playing colonial games. Families, groups, camps, and schools are welcome, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 134 N. Royal St. $5 per person (ages 3 and up) or $3 per person for groups of 8 or more. Reservations are required, call 703-838-4242.

Mr. Brian & the Boppets. High-energy music and puppet fun! Sponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. All ages. Martha Washington Community Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road, at 7 p.m. Call 703-768-6700.

It’s Magic! Joe Romano leads a hands-on workshop. Sponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. Age 12-18. John Marshall Community Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive at 3 p.m. Call 703-971-0010.

Wednesday/July 19

Yo Ho Ho! Pirates! Stories, activities and a craft to shiver your timbers. Age 3-5 with adult. Martha Washington Community Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road, at 10:30 a.m. Call 703-768-6700.

Movie Magic. At 10 a.m. Ages 2-5 with adult. Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, 5005 Duke St.

Reptiles Alive! Live animals. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fairfax City Regional Library. Age 6-12. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, at 2:30 p.m. Call 703-765-3645.

Thursday/July 20

Just Twos. Stories and activities. Age 24-35 months with adult. Martha Washington Community Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road, at 10:30 a.m. Call 703-768-6700.

Fairytale Times. Make a story come alive with fun activities and crafts. Age 6-12. John Marshall Community Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive at 2 p.m. Call 703-971-0010.

Friday/July 21

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Age 1-7 with adult. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, at 12 p.m. Call 703-765-3645.