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<cal1>Wednesday/June 7

<cal2>Spring Wine Tasting Seminar. Learn the ins and outs of wine pairings at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The seminars are held on Wednesday evenings and are taught by Jane Hermansen, president of the Greater Washington Wine School, LLC. Students have the option of signing up for as many or as few of the one and a half hour sessions as they like. The cost is $45, $40 McLean district residents. This lecture is titled, "Beaujolais Bonanza." Each lecture will be held from 7:30–9 p.m. Call 703-790-0123, TTY: 703-827-8255, or visit www.mcleancenter.org.

Mountain Stage NewSong Contest. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $10. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Thursday/June 8

<cal2>Pirate Pete. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

Teddy Bear Picnic. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at North Hills Pavilion, 1325 North Village Road, Reston. Ages 3-5. Bear lovers are invited to a bearific morning, which includes bear stories, games, and fun. Bring a picnic lunch and your favorite teddy bear. Earl the Squirrel will be on hand to have your picture taken with him and your furry friend. Reservations requested. $3/RA members, $6/non-members

Payment due the day of the event. 703-435-6530 to register.

Soccer Tryouts. 6-7:30 p.m. The Reston Rapids95, currently playing in Division 2 of ODSL and looking toward a roster increase for the upcoming fall season, are seeking players that are interested in a competitive, yet fun, soccer environment. Tryouts will be on field #7B at Lake Fairfax Park. Call Pam Jensen, 703-406-2247 or e-mail restonrapids95@netzero.net.

Travel Down Under. 1-2:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. The "Travels Far and Near" travelogue program will feature Australia and New Zealand. Free, registration required. 703-255-6460 or www.viennava.gov.

Soren Bakken and Company featuring Katy Delvin. 9 p.m. at Tavern on the Lake, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. No cover charge.

Mystic Warriors. Andean, New Age and Panpipe Flutes. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne, Reston. Take A Break Concerts, every Thursday. Presented by the Reston Community Center in cooperation with MSE Productions. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and enjoy.

Jewel. 8 p.m at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. See the artist perform with special guest Toby Lightman. Tickets: $42/$25. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Girlyman. Acoustic Trio. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $15. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Friday/June 9

<cal2>Tour Tudor Place in Georgetown. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a trip to the Tudor Place in Georgetown. A charter bus will leave the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna, at 9:30 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. Tickets: $35 for Town of Vienna residents, $43.75 for others. Price includes transportation, tour of house and gardens and Italian buffet lunch at Filomena Ristorante. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Book Signing and Lecture. 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1851 Fountain Drive, Reston. "Why are organizations allowing nearly half of all new executives to fail?" Author Scott Eblin answers this questions and more with his new book, "The Next Level:What Insiders Know About Executive Success." 703-437-8147.

"Club Phoenix Cinema." 6:30 p.m. at Club Phoenix Teen Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. For Vienna area middle school students. Admission is free, popcorn provided. Call 703-255-5721 for info on double-feature.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Friday Night Live. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Come out to the 12th season of Friday Night Live! behind the Municipal Center, Herndon. Rock bands Fighting Gravity and Everyone but Pete will perform. No admission charge. Food and beverages available for purchase. Visit www.herndonrocks.com.

The Clarke/Duke Project. Jazz fusion and funk. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Also, The Marcus Miller Band performs. Tickets: $40/$22. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Tim Easton. Roots Rock. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $12. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Saturday/June 10

<cal2>Dairy Day. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Frying Pan Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Admission is $3 per person. Come prepared to get a milk mustache with story telling followed by milk and cookies. You’ll get to milk cows and goats, and learn how to churn butter. Play in the corn sandbox, meet the Dairy Princess and watch how antique farm equipment works. Complete the visit with a craft or kids’ game.703-437-9101 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/fpp/directions.htm

Knitting Day. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the fountain at Reston Town Center. Local knitters will gather to celebrate Worldwide Knit in Public Day. In case of rain, the event will be held at Greenberry Coffee and Tea at the Home Depot Shopping Center, Reston. Free. Bring your own yarn and needles.

Children’s Art Workshops. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Reston Museum, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Free make-and-take projects, presented by artist Pat Macintyre. 703-709-7700 or www.restonmuseum.org.

Soccer Tryouts. 6-7:30 p.m. The Reston Rapids95, currently playing in Division 2 of ODSL and looking toward a roster increase for the upcoming fall season, are seeking players that are interested in a competitive, yet fun, soccer environment. Tryouts will be on field #7B at Lake Fairfax Park. Call Pam Jensen, 703-406-2247 or e-mail restonrapids95@netzero.net.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

"Alice in Wonderland." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Mary Sue Twohy, Karen Colins and Geff King. Singer-Songwriter. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Part of the Songs on the Potomac Series. Free. 703-324-8662 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/#songs.

King Teddy. Swing and jump blues. 7:30-10 p.m. at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. This event is free, rain or shine. 703-47MYERS.

Moe and North Mississippi Allstars. 6 p.m. at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $30/$25. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Rude Buddha and 33 West. Rock. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $12. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Sunday/June 11

<cal2>Great Falls Family Picnic. 12-3 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre, corner of Georgetown Pike and Walker Road. A fun-filled family event for all ages. Music, face painters, balloon sculptors and jugglers. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza. Proceeds benefit The Children's Cancer Foundation. Tickets: $60 advance, $65 at the door. 703-406-9595 or sandy@appliedmm.com.

Summertime Trails. 1:30 p.m. at the Reston Museum, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Find out aboutgreat summer paths in a presentation by Doug Pew, originator of RestonPaths.com. The presentation will be followed by a walk on new sections of trails with pillared stream crossings in Runnymede Park, Herndon. Meet at Reston Museum and carpool to the trail. $5 donation requested. 703-709-7700 or www.restonmuseum.org.

Art Show Opening. 4-6 p.m. at The Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. This show will feature botanical works by members of the Botanical Artists Society of the National Capital Region (BASNCR). Gallery presentations, demonstrations, and sketching sessions are scheduled at the Athenaeum during the exhibition and are free and open to the public. Exhibit runs through July 30. 703-548-0035.

"Alice in Wonderland." 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Mosaic Harmony. 3 p.m. at the Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, SW, Vienna. Proceeds will help the Shepherd's Center continue to provide programs and services to older adults. Tickets: $20. 703-281-0538 or www.scov.org.

Daryl Davis. Hits of the 1950's. 6-8 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Center. Part of the Summer Concerts on the Green series. 703-759-2485.

The Loudoun Jazz Ensemble. 5 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 651 Dranesville Rd. Herndon. Free. 703-437-5500

Kris Delmhorst and Meg Hutchinson. Folk. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $16. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 13

<cal2>Soccer Tryouts. 6-7:30 p.m. The Reston Rapids95, currently playing in Division 2 of ODSL and looking toward a roster increase for the upcoming fall season, are seeking players that are interested in a competitive, yet fun, soccer environment. Tryouts will be on field #7B at Lake Fairfax Park. Call Pam Jensen, 703-406-2247 or e-mail restonrapids95@netzero.net.

Peter McCory One Man Band. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

Alonzo King's Lines Ballet. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets range from $34 to $10. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Alex Skolnick Trio. Jazz Guitar. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $15. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 14

<cal2>Spring Wine Tasting Seminar. Learn the ins and outs of wine pairings at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. The seminars are held on Wednesday evenings and are taught by Jane Hermansen, president of the Greater Washington Wine School, LLC. Students have the option of signing up for as many or as few of the 1.5-hour sessions as they like. The cost is $45, $40 McLean district residents. This lecture is titled, "Smell It, Taste It, Guess It." Each lecture will be held from 7:30–9 p.m. Call 703-790-0123, TTY: 703-827-8255, or visit www.mcleancenter.org.

The Dixie Crawfish. Americana. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Worldgate Centre, Herndon. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.

Singer's Concert. 7:30 p.m. The 12th Annual Evelyn Lear and Thomas Stewart Emerging Singers Concert will take place at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. The conductor will be Sylvia Alimena with guest artists Kara Harmon, soprano; Jennifer Roderer, mezzo soprano; David Smith, tenor; and Jason Stearns, baritone. Tickets: $30 Adults — $20 Wagner Society members and McLean Orchestra subscribers — $10 Youth (18 & under) and Students with ID. 301-907-2600 or visit www.wagner-dc.org.

BrainFang. Rock. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $8. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Thursday/June 15

<cal2>Soccer Tryouts. 6-7:30 p.m. The Reston Rapids95, currently playing in Division 2 of ODSL and looking toward a roster increase for the upcoming fall season, are seeking players that are interested in a competitive, yet fun, soccer environment. Tryouts will be on field #7B at Lake Fairfax Park. Call Pam Jensen, 703-406-2247 or e-mail restonrapids95@netzero.net.

Rainbow the Clown Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet. Vocal BeBop. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne, Reston. Take A Break Concerts, every Thursday. Presented by the Reston Community Center in cooperation with MSE Productions. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and enjoy.

Mystic Warriors. Andean music. 7:30 p.m. at Nottaway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Part of the Nottoway Nights concert series. Free. www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks.

Elvis Costello and The Imposters. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Special guest performance by Allen Toussaint with The Crescent City Horns. Tickets: $42/$25. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Marshall Crenshaw. Pop/Rock. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $20. 703-255-1566.

The Pocket Band. Reggae Fusion. 9 p.m. at Tavern on the Lake, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. No Cover charge.

<cal1>Friday/June 16

<cal2> Friday Night Live. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Come out to the 12th season of Friday Night Live! behind the Municipal Center, Herndon. Rock band Burnt Sienna will perform. No admission charge. Food and beverages available for purchase. Visit www.herndonrocks.com.

"Lady Macbeth Revealed." 8 p.m. The McLean Drama Company presents "Lady MacBeth Revealed"a new play by Rachael Bail, at the Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students and $10 for groups may be purchased at the Alden Theatre box office. 703-790-0123. E-mail rachbail@yahoo.com

"Orpheus: The Wonderful Constancy of Love." 8 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. A new production for the Wolf Trap Opera Company. Tickets: $58. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Summer Soiree. 8-11 p.m. at the Reston Community Center. Sway and swing to the music or succumb to the tantalizing dinner buffet at this semi-formal event. No registration is required. Admission is $10 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. 703-390-6159.

Concert on the Lawn. 6:30 p.m. at Glyndon Park, 300 Glyndon St., Vienna. The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform. Free. Bring own lawn chair or blanket. 703-255-6360.

The Temptations and The Four Tops. Motown. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap's Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets: $38/$22. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

The Getaway Car and Matt Duke. Rock. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $12. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Saturday/June 17

<cal2>Children’s Art Workshops. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Reston Museum, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Free make-and-take projects, presented by artist Pat Macintyre. 703-709-7700 or www.restonmuseum.org.

"Lady Macbeth Revealed." 8 p.m. The McLean Drama Company presents "Lady MacBeth Revealed"a new play by Rachael Bail, at the Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students and $10 for groups may be purchased at the Alden Theatre box office. 703-790-0123. E-mail rachbail@yahoo.com

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

"Alice in Wonderland." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Ballroom Dancing. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Colvin Run School House, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Ballroom dancing with the Colvin Run Dance Band. $12 per person. No dance lesson will be offered. 703-430-6557.

Reston Symphony Concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Holdy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. The concert celebrates the installation of a 29-rank pipe organ at Holy Cross. 703-437-1883 for tickets and more information.

Rachel Cross, Laura Baron and David A. Alberding. Singer-Songwriter. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Part of the Songs on the Potomac Series. Free. 703-324-8662 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/#songs.

Promised Land Quartet. Americana. 5:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 701 Bennett St., Herndon. See them perform at the Annual Pig Pickin' and Gospel Concert. Concert is free. BBQ and beverages proceeds go to Volunteers in Mission Trips and Youth Led Missions Trips.

703-471-0627 or www.herndonumc.org.

Souled Out. Soul, funk, rhythm and blues. 7:30-10 p.m. at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. This event is free, rain or shine. 703-47MYERS.

The Cherry People. Rock. 7 and 9:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $20. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Sunday/June 18

<cal2>Father's Day Baseball Trip. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Join the Reston Association for a chartered bus trip to see the Washington Nationals play the NY Yankees. Fee: $34 Reston residents; $39 non-residents. All sales are final. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Bus leaves from the Reston Association. 703-435-6577 or e-mail Ashleigh@reston.org.

Strawberry Festival. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Vale United Methodist Church, 11528 Vale Road, Oakton. At the Fifth annual event, enjoy fresh strawberries, shortcake, music and fun. Tickets: $3 per person, children age 3 and under addmitted free. 703-620-2594.

"Lady Macbeth Revealed." 2:30 p.m. The McLean Drama Company presents "Lady MacBeth Revealed"a new play by Rachael Bail, at the Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students and $10 for groups may be purchased at the Alden Theatre box office. 703-790-0123. E-mail rachbail@yahoo.com

"Orpheus: The Wonderful Constancy of Love." 2 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. A new production for the Wolf Trap Opera Company. Tickets: $58. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 7 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

"Alice in Wonderland." 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Neil Foley and Paul Gannon. Celtic. 6-8 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Center. Part of the Summer Concerts on the Green series. 703-759-2485.

The Next Best Thing. Improv Comedy. 4 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $10. 703-255-1566.

Jacob Hope and the Free Agents. Rock. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets: $10. 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 20

<cal2>Malcolm the Wacky Magician. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 21

<cal2>Dancing Under the Stars. 6:30 p.m. Dance the night away to a fabulous array of ballroom, salsa, swing and classical music at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. Enjoy music selections presented by Capitol Ballroom while indulging in a decadent dessert buffet and sparkling non-alcoholic refreshments. 703-390-6157.

Tobago Bay Calypso Band. Calypso. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Worldgate Centre, Herndon. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.

<cal1>Thursday/June 22

<cal2>Bingo the Clown. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

Storytime for Children. 7:30 p.m. A special storytime under nighttime stars. Lots of activities, wear your pajamas. 703-437-8147.

Summer Exhibition Opening. 7-9 p.m. at the McLean Community Center 1234 Ingleside Avenue. Includes Space-Domestic exhibit at the Emerson and Atrium Galleries and an MPA/Corcoran Student Exhibition in the Ramp Gallery.

Emerson and Atrium Galleries. 703-790-1953 or visit www.mpaart.org.

Scythian. Irish. 7:30 p.m. at Nottaway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Part of the Nottoway Nights concert series. Free. www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks.

Miles Stiebel Orchestra. Big Band Sound. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne, Reston. Take A Break Concerts, every Thursday. Presented by the Reston Community Center in cooperation with MSE Productions. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and enjoy.

<cal1>Friday/June 23

<cal2> Friday Night Live. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Come out to the 12th season of Friday Night Live! behind the Municipal Center, Herndon. Rock bands Junkfood and Eight Track Jones will perform. No admission charge. Food and beverages available for purchase. To learn more, visit www.herndonrocks.com.

Movie In the Park. 8:45 p.m. 300 Glyndon St., NE, Vienna. Enjoy a favorite family film outdoors. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Admission is free. 703-255-7842.

"Orpheus: The Wonderful Constancy of Love." 8 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. A new production for the Wolf Trap Opera Company. Tickets: $58. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 24

<cal2>Firehouse Rededication. 10 a.m.-noon. The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department is officially re-dedicating its firehouse. After almost five years of planning and 13 months of major construction the station is now complete. The morning will include light refreshments and tours of the station. There will also be keynote speakers from the county, town and Fire and Rescue Department. The station is located at 400 Center St., S. Contact Daniel Sieff at dsieff@vvfd.org or call 703-938-2242.

Children’s Art Workshops. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Reston Museum, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Free make-and-take projects, presented by artist Pat Macintyre. 703-709-7700 or www.restonmuseum.org.

Coaster Club Outing. A trip to Kings Dominion. Registration for residents for each trip is $10. Nonresident registration is $20. Become a member of the Coaster Club: Registration is $100 for residents, $125 for non-residents. For more information, contact Kish Jordan, teen program director, at 703-390-6158. To register for these activities, call RCC at 703-476-4500.

"The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged)." 8 p.m. at The Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A new performance by the Elden Street Players. Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors and students. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

"Alice in Wonderland." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Baaba Seth. Reggae, African and Latin rhythms. 7:30-10 p.m. at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. This event is free, rain or shine. 703-47MYERS.

Jessee Palidofsky, Carey Creed and Michelle Swan. Singer-Songwriter. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Part of the Songs on the Potomac Series. Free. 703-324-8662 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/#songs.

<cal1>Sunday/June 25

<cal2>5th Annual Grand Prix Bicycle Race. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Reston Town Center. Experience the speed and thrills of individual races featuring the Mid-Atlantic's top men and women racers competing for thousands in cash and prizes. All races held on a demanding 3/4-mile circuit through the heart of the Reston Town Center, with sprint finishes on the bricks at the Market Street pavilion. Music, race commentary and a festival atmosphere. www.evolutioncycling.org

"Orpheus: The Wonderful Constancy of Love." 2 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. A new production for the Wolf Trap Opera Company. Tickets: $58. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

"Alice in Wonderland." 2 p.m. at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Part of the Elden Street Players' Theater for Young Audiences. Tickets: $5. 703-481-5930 or www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

Fools and Horses. Rock of the 1960's. 6-8 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Center. Part of the Summer Concerts on the Green series. 703-759-2485.

<cal1>Monday/June 26

<cal2>Kids R First Fifth Annual Golf Classic. Held at Pleasant Valley Golfers' Club in Chantilly. As an added attraction this year, a new kick-off event, Fore the Kids, will be held the evening before the tournament from 6-9 p.m., June 25, at the M & S Grill at the Reston Town Center. Enjoy an evening of fun with silent and live auctions, a putting contest, and many door prizes. www.kidsrfirst.org.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 27

<cal2>Brooksie Kid Songs. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 28

<cal2>Swing Dixie Quartet. Americana. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Worldgate Centre, Herndon. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.

Writing Your Memoirs Program. 7 p.m. at the Reston Museum, Washington Square Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Find out how to get started in recording family history - collecting, arranging, writing down facts - and how to go on from there. Donation requested. 703-709-7700 or www.restonmuseum.org.

<cal1>Thursday/June 29

<cal2> Rich Potter Comedy Juggling. Children's Entertainment. 11-11:30 a.m. in front of the Reston Museum, Lake Anne, Reston. Free. Presented by the Lake Anne Merchants Association.

Magic Show. 2 p.m. at Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. James Wand, secret agent magician performs for ages five and up. Tickets: $3, available at Vienna Community Center. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Yvonne Johnson. Funk Jazz. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne, Reston. Take A Break Concerts, every Thursday. Presented by the Reston Community Center in cooperation with MSE Productions. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and enjoy.

Mahala's Township Jive. Township Jive 7:30 p.m. at Nottaway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Part of the Nottoway Nights concert series. Free. www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks.