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<cal1>Wednesday/June 28

<cal2>Peer support group for survivors of clergy abuse and others affected by the abuse. The group meets tonight at 7 p.m. and the last Wednesday of every month in the downstairs meeting room at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Road, McLean. Sponsored by Voice of the Faithful-Northern Virginia affiliate. Call Ellen Radday at 703-538-6128

<cal1>Saturday/July 1

<cal2>Vienna Farmers’ Market. Homemade sausage, herbs, cut flowers and more. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.

Used Book Sale. A special collection by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 703-790-8088.

Colonial Wash Day from 1 to 4 p.m. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Come help out at Wash Day on this 18th century colonial farm. Scrub clothing with lye soap in the washtub; watch the whites boiling in the big pot over the fire; hang clothing out to dry in the orchard. Adults $3; children 3-12 and senior citizens $2. Complimentary admission with farm membership. Weather permitting call 703-903-9330 day of event. For directions visit www.1771.org/directions.htm

<cal1>Wednesday/July 5

<cal2>Mothers First Great Falls is dedicated to supporting women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home. Activities include parent/child morning meetings and field trips, moms' nights out, and lectures. July's meeting is today at 9:30 a.m. at the Grange Playground at 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

History Hunt. Ages 5 and up. Follow clues through local history on this scavenger hunt, then try your hand at some of the chores of yesteryear. Colvin Run Mill Historic site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Call 703-759-2771.

<cal1>Thursday/July 6

<cal2>Puppet Show for Preschoolers ages 3-5. Meet Marvin the Miller and his puppet friends to learn how the

mill works and how grain is ground. Afterwards feed the ducks on the millpond. Colvin Run Mill Historic site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Call 703-759-2771.

<cal1>Friday/July 7

<cal2>Ice Cream Making For ages 5-10.

Children crank and sample ice cream. A look in the history trunk and games of yesteryear will complete an old fashioned afternoon at the mill. Colvin Run Mill Historic site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Call 703-759-2771.

Parents Without Partners Friday Singles Dance. Features a cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, social mixers, a D.J. and a large dance floor. Dress is dressy/casual. Smoke Free. 8 p.m.-midnight at Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Free Parking. Call 703-560-2188 or 703-691-4968 or visit www.Elks2188.com or www.PWP715.org.

<cal1>Saturday/July 8

<cal2>Ice-Cream Making. Watch ice cream being made the old-fashioned way or help crank it yourself on today and July 22, from noon-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site. Sample for 75 cents. Colvin Run Mill Historic site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Call 703-759-2771.

Used Book Collection. The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women is collecting used books, CDs, tapes, videos and software at the Sun Trust Bank, 515 Maple Ave., E., in Vienna. Collection is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No records, textbooks or encyclopedias will be accepted. Children’s books are needed. Books in foreign languages are welcome. The book sale benefits scholarships for women and will be held at the Mclean Community Center Sept. 15-17. Call 703-726-6470.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 12

<cal2>Mothers First Vienna/McLean is dedicated to supporting women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home. Activities include parent/child morning meetings and field trips, moms' nights out, and lectures. July's meetings are today and July 26 at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 E. Maple Avenue, Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Saturday/July 15

<cal2>Bastille Day. Bistro un1 deux2 trois3, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean will host a Bastille Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Toastmaster will be Rich Massabny, host of "Rich’s Place" and "PM Arlington." Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Assistance League of Northern Virginia. Activities include a wine tasting, face painting, waiters race, cooking show and raffle. Tickets to purchase food will be available at the event. Call 703-288-1369 or visit www.bistro123.com.

18th Century Market Fair. 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Savor roasted chicken, enjoy summer dancing and singing, paint watercolors, write or muster with the militia today and July 16. Try hands on crafts or shop for goods at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Call 703-442-7557 or visit www.1771.org.

<cal1>Saturday/July 22

<cal2>Used Book Collection. The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women is collecting used books, CDs, tapes, videos and software at the Sun Trust Bank, 515 Maple Ave., E., in Vienna. Collection is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No records, textbooks or encyclopedias will be accepted. Children’s books are needed. Books in foreign languages are welcome. The book sale benefits scholarships for women and will be held at the Mclean Community Center Sept. 15-17. Call 703-726-6470.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 26

<cal2>Mothers First Vienna/McLean is dedicated to supporting women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home. Activities include parent/child morning meetings and field trips, moms' nights out, and lectures. The group will meet today at 10:15 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 E. Maple Avenue, Vienna. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

<cal1>Thursday/July 27

<cal2>Poker Tournament. The USO of Metropolitan Washington, Federated IT of Washington, D.C. and Computer Security Solutions, Inc. of McLean, will sponsor "On Deck," a Texas Hold 'Em tournament on Thursday, July 27, from 6 - 11 p.m. at the Tower Club in Tyson's Corner. Featuring a "King's Classic" tournament, and a host of prizes, players will compete for the evening's grand prize, a seat in a professional Texas Hold 'Em tournament. In addition, the event will include a unique "Jack of all Trades" services silent auction. Registration fee is $100 per person, the proceeds will fund the programs and services of the USO of Metropolitan Washington, and includes a pre-tournament reception, $5,000 in chips, buffet and goody bag. Registration is open to all. E-mail DeAnn Malone at dek_malone@yahoo.com or visit www.USOMetroDC.org/eventspage.htm.