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<cal1>Thursday/March 23

<cal2>Calling All Guys. All male-book group starts 7:30 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Ages 11-16. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Performance. Everyone but Pete performs at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Tax Help. Braddock District seniors are invited to attend workshops on how to apply for real estate tax relief, hosted by Supervisor Sharon Bulova, at Braddock Hall, 9002 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Personnel from the county’s Department of Tax Administration will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help eligible seniors apply for tax relief. Attendees should bring all financial documentation related to their income and assets as of Dec. 31, 2005 such as tax return for 2005; bank statement ending Dec. 31, 2005; current financial portfolio; and proof of retirement pension, if applicable, so staff can help determine eligibility and assist in the application process. Call Diane Thompson at 703-425-9300, TTY 711.

Music Performance. Street Legal performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

<cal1>Friday/March 24

<cal2>Live Concert. The Old Town Hall Performance Series features Laurie Rose Griffith and Peter Mealy, at 8 p.m., at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive in Fairfax. Visit www.fairfaxarts.org or call 703-352-ARTS.

Concert. Kid Rock performs at 8 p.m., at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $38 and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 703-573-SEAT or for people with disabilities at 703-993-3035. Visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Art Reception. Local resident Marni Maree is having her first solo exhibit at Green Spring Gardens from 12-4 p.m. Visit www.marnimaree.com or www.greenspring.org for more information. The exhibit runs through April 30.

Consignment Sale. Buy toys and children's equipment from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., at Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-591-3120.

Theater Performance. The Actors Guild performs "The Exonerated" 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $17-34 at www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Marching Along. Stories and activities for children ages 2-5, 1:30 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Call to register 703-451-8055.

Performance. James Stevens performs at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Band Performance. Odin's Court perfoms with Division, Unbroken and Unit 53. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. $10. Call 703-569-5940 or visit www.jaxxroxx.com.

Band Performance. Sun Dried Opossum performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

<cal1>Saturday/March 25

<cal2>Amphibians of the Vernal Pools. A naturalist reveals these harbingers of spring, 10:15 a.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. All ages. Call to register 703-451-8055.

Inova Blood Drive. Photo ID required. From 12-5:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Appointments preferred. Call to register 703-698-3885.

Performance. Welbilt and Fooling April perform at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Band Performance. Napalm Death with Kreator performs with A Perfect Murder, Undying, Dead Syndicate and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. $20 advanced or $23 at the door. Call 703-569-5940 or visit www.jaxxroxx.com.

Chorale Performance. The Annandale and Springfield Chorales, under the artistic direction of Robert S. Webb Jr, presents 'Viva Mozart!' starting at 8 p.m. at St Mark's Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield, featuring Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusic" and "Requiem" accompanied by Chamber Orchestra. Tickets $15/advance or $20/door; Students $13/advance or $18/door. For more information, visit www.springfieldchorale.org or call 703-239-2180.

Book sale. There will be a children's consignment sale sponsored by Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool in Burke from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Ct., Burke. For more information, visit www.spring-mar.org, e-mail springmarsale@cox.net or call 703-239-1213.

Ballet Performance. Audiences are transported to a magical world of fairy tales, sorcerers, and witches, performed in the unmistakable Russian tradition. The company dances "Sleeping Beauty" at 8 p.m. at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. Tickets are $25-$50. Children 12 and under are half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Band Performance. The City of Fairfax Band performs a program of march music by the masters, from Beethoven to Sousa starting at 8 p.m. at Fairfax High School Auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Say goodbye to the Winter doldrums and welcome spring with a rousing night of classic marches. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. For more information, contact the City of Fairfax Band Association office at 703-757-0220 or online at www.fairfaxband.org.

Group Performances. Reggaeton Spring Bling with Sean Paul, Hector the Father, Ivy Queen and more at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $58-$98 and are available at the Patriot Center Box Office, by calling Ticketmaster at 202-397-SEAT, 410-547-SEAT and 703-573-SEAT or by going online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Divas & Desserts. An evening of women's choral music starts at 7:30 p.m. at Sydenstricker UMC, 8508 Hooes Rd., Springfield. This spring concert features works by Gawthrop, Gershwin and Brahms, with accompaniment of horns and harp. There's a reception immediately following and everyone is invited. Admission is free and donations are accepted. Auditions for the group are held regularly. For more information about auditions and performances, contact Dr. Daniel at 703-477-4437 or email at vocedelladonna@cox.net.

Music Performance. Alowishious Farhatt performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

Auction and Reception. Alexandria Choral Society will host a silent auction and reception from 6-9 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 3601 Russell Road, Alexandria. Tickets are $20/person at the door. Visit www.alexchoralsociety.org or call 703-548-4738 for more information.

<cal1>Sunday/March 26

<cal2>Cooking Class. Learn how to cook vegetarian Indian food from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., by the owner and chef at the Taj Mahal restaurant in Washington, D.C. Location in Fairfax Station. $45/person or $80/two people. Prepaid reservations only. 703-643-2713.

Play Cards. Play Texas Hold 'em Poker at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Ballet Performance. Audiences are transported to a magical world of fairy tales, sorcerers, and witches, performed in the unmistakable Russian tradition. The company dances "Swan Lake" at 2:00 p.m. at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. Tickets are $25-$50. Children 12 and under are half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Monday/March 27

<cal2>Meeting. A brief meeting of the Friends of Fairfax Station will be followed by Rex Becker "Tracing the Steps of the Lewis & Clark Expedition" which starts at 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Rd. 703-425-9225. Free, but donations appreciated.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 28

<cal2>Two-riffic Twos. Stories and activities for children ages 2-3, 10:30 a.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Let's Fly High. Stories and activities about things that fly for children ages 3-5, at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Performance. New music showcase performs at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. 18 and over. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times, bands performing and cost.

Band Performance. Powerman 5000 performs with Saint Diablo, Eden Burns and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. $15 advanced or $17 at the door. Call 703-569-5940 or visit www.jaxxroxx.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 29

<cal2>Spring Fling. Stories and activities for children ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Call to register 703-451-8055.

Immunization Information. Learn about new vaccines and disease prevention 10:30 a.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Acoustic Performance. Jake Mimikos performs acoustically at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times. Free.

Band Performance. Green Carnation performs with Beyond the Embrace, Withersoul and more. Doors open at 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. $14 advanced or $16 at the door. Call 703-569-5940 or visit www.jaxxroxx.com.

Women's Voices. If you care about the well-being of women and girls in Fairfax County, let your voice be heard. Come to the 2006 Women’s Voices Forum at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Sponsored by the county’s Commission for Women and Office for Women, the event is free and open to the public. Directions to the Fairfax County Government Center are on the Web at: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/maps/locatMap.htm. The entire community is invited to participate in all or part of the day’s events. Lunch will be provided. Registration is free and open to all. Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ofw/events/2006_wvf_event.htm or by phone at 703-324-5730, TTY 703-324-5706.

Music Performance. David Andrew Smith performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

<cal1>Thursday/March 30

<cal2>Luncheon. Adults over 50 can go to Lunch N'Life from 12-2 p.m., at St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. $5/person. Reservations must be made by March 23 by calling Faye at 703-620-0160 or Patti at 703-815-3408.

Something Big, Something Little. Stories, activities and a craft, 10:30 a.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Ages 3-5 with adult. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Performance. Everyone but Pete performs at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Bikini Contest. Starting at 8 p.m., there will be a bikini contest at at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Ages 21 and over. Tickets are $10. For more information call 703-569-5940.

Music Performance. Street Legal performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

<cal1>Friday/March 31

<cal2>Performance. 33 West, Full Minute of Mercury and The Smeegals perform at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Multiple Performances. Off the Ground and Man Bites Dog Records Presents: Jus Allah from Jedi Mind Tricks, iCON the Mic King and more performing at 10 p.m. at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. Tickets are $10/advance $12/door $14/under 21. For more information call 703-569-5940.

Discussion. Led by Dr. Nandita Dasgupta, the discussion will start at 3 p.m. at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, Room 116 of Waddell Building. Free. Call 703-450-2503 for more information.

Band Performance. Tom Principato performs at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-5717 for more information on cost and times.

Theater Production. Springfield Community Theater will perform "Luv" at 8 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. There will be a raffle and silent auction during the performances. Tickets are $15/adult, $13/students and seniors and $10 for 10 or more and members of Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

A Cappella Music. College A Cappella Night starts at 7:30 p.m. at Little Theater at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Tickets are $10 at the door. Reserve tickets by e-mailing lbchorus@cox.net.

<cal1>Saturday/April 1

<cal2>Live Concert. Juan Gabriel and Isabel Pantoja perform at 8 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $66-106, and are available at the Patriot Center box office, www.ticketmaster.com, or 703-573-SEAT. Visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Open Mic Night. Open mic night from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for cost.

Music Performance. Rockwell Jones performs at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Ages 21 and over. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Band Performance. Loudness performs with Bucket, Re-Aligned and more at 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Ages 21 and over. Tickets are $20/advance $22/door. For more information call 703-569-5940.

Theater Production. Springfield Community Theater will perform "Luv" at 8 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. There will be a raffle and silent auction during the performances. Tickets are $15/adult, $13/students and seniors and $10 for 10 or more and members of Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

<cal1>Sunday/April 2

<cal2>Band Performance. Alice's Restaurant 40th Anniversary Tour. Arlo Guthrie with Abe Guthrie on keyboards, Gordon Titcomb on steel mandolin and banjo, and the Massacree Band performs at 7 p.m. at Center for the Arts complex, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. An artistic discussion, free to ticketholders, held on the hall's Grand Tier starts at 6:15 p.m. Tickets range between $22 and $44. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit http://www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 5

<cal2>Circus. Enjoy learning how acrobats stay fit for the circus or try performing daring circus feats one hour prior to the show. Free to every ticket holder. The circus will be at George Mason University's Patriot Center through April 16. Tickets are available online at www.Ringling.com or by contacting Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or 202-397-SEAT or 703-573-SEAT and range from $12-$27. Limited number of Circus Celebrity, Front Row and VIP available, call for details.

<cal1>Thursday/April 6

<cal2>Music Performance. Morbid Angel performs with Behemoth, Krisiun and more at 7 p.m. at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. Tickets are $26.50/advance $30/door. For more information call 703-569-5940.

Monthly Luncheon. The Welcome Club of Northern Virginia invites community residents to attend its monthly luncheon at the Hidden Creek Country Club in Reston. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Call 703-242-0217 to make a reservation. Reservation deadline is Monday, April 3.

<cal1>Friday/April 7

<cal2>Garden Luncheon. The Dominion Valley Garden Club Fashion Show and Luncheon 11 a.m., at The Country Club of Fairfax on Ox Road, Fairfax. The fashions will be from Eileen Fisher Boutique, Tyson Corner Galleria. $30. Call Pat Stephenson for reservations, 703-425-2431.

Opera. Vincenzo Bellini's "Norma" is performed at 8 p.m. at Center for the Arts, Fairfax campus of George Mason University. It is a lyric tragedy in four acts. Performed in Italian with English subtitles. Artistic discussions are held 45 minutes prior to the performance. Tickets range between $44-$84. Visit www.tickets.com or call 888-945-2468 for tickets. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa for more information.

Theater Production. Springfield Community Theater will perform "Luv" at 8 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. There will be a raffle and silent auction during the performances. Tickets are $15/adult, $13/students and seniors and $10 for 10 or more and members of Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

<cal1>Saturday/April 8

<cal2>Theater Production. Springfield Community Theater will perform "Luv" at 8 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. There will be a raffle and silent auction during the performances. Tickets are $15/adult, $13/students and seniors and $10 for 10 or more and members of Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Opening reception. "Stepping into Spring" will have a group show from 5-8 p.m. at Broadway Gallery, 12231 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax. This collection focuses on new floral works by local artists. Free. Call Lydia Vela for more information 703-273-2388. Exhibit runs through April 30.

Music Performance. Bob and Culdera perform at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Ages 21 and over. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Band Performance. King’s X performs with Mardo, Navel and more at 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Ages 21 and over. Tickets are $20/advance $23/door. For more information call 703-569-5940.

Recital. Burke Presbyterian Church will host a Young Artist's Recital at 7:30 p.m., featuring Michelle Marie Santiago and Carl Philippe Gionet, both doctoral students in piano at Université de Montréal. Their program will include Samuel Barber's Souvenirs (for piano four hands) and P.D.Q. Bach's Sonata Innamorata, as well as works by Haydn, Beethoven, Faure and Schumann. Other participating artists will perform works for violin and clarinet. This program is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to benefit the summer tour of IMPACT, Burke Presbyterian Church's youth choir.

<cal1>Sunday/April 9

<cal2>Organist Performance. Hector Olivera plays 3 p.m., at the Fairfax High School auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Tickets are $20 and $10/students. Visit www.fairfaxcommconcerts.org or call 703-273-2547.

Opera. Vincenzo Bellini's "Norma" is performed at 2 p.m. at Center for the Arts, Fairfax campus of George Mason University. It is a lyric tragedy in four acts. Performed in Italian with English subtitles. Artistic discussions are held 45 minutes prior to the performance. Tickets range between $44-$84. Visit www.tickets.com or call 888-945-2468 for tickets. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa for more information.

Band Performance. The Dreamscapes Project and Red Metric perform at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Ages 21 and over. Call 703-591-9292 or e-mail ttreynoldsbar@yahoo.com for times and cost.

Music Performance. Thomas & King performs with Single Barrel, The Gypsy Sons and more at 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Ages 21 and up. Tickets are $10. For more information call 703-569-5940.