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<cal1>Thursday/June 1

<cal2>Band Performance. Devildriver, Bury Your Dead and others perform at 7:30 p.m., at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 7 p.m. All ages. Tickets $15 in advance and $17 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Band Performance. LOR and Elysium Productions perform downstairs at the Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

Songwriter Performance. Songwriter's Association of Washington presents "Ron's Upstairs" upstairs at the Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

Art Show. "In and Around the Capital Area" by Frances M. Rathjen goes on display until June 30 at Inova Fairfax Hospital on Gallows Road in Fairfax as part of "Art in the Atrium." 703-430-3834.

Springfield Days. Miss Springfield pageant starts at 7 p.m. at Springfield Mall, 6400 Springfield Mall. Meet Miss Springfield 2005 Natalie Saba. Contact the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce at 703-866-3500.

Awards Ceremony. The Arc of Northern Virginia celebrate special education educators and community leaders from 6-8 p.m. at the Ernst Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community Colleg, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale.

Theater Performance. Robinson Secondary School presents “Short Plays: Life, Death, and Laugh” at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, 5025 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Plays include "No Exit," "Circles" and "The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged." Tickets $5. The performances are PG-13. Visit www.RobinsonDrama.org or call 703-426-2123.

<cal1>Friday/June 2

<cal2>Band Performance. Traditional Irish music Brendan Sheridan & Friends perform from 7-9:30 p.m. in the upper level at the Auld Shebeen Irish Pub & Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-293-9600.

Band Performance. Copywrite, PAC FM and others perform at 9:30 p.m., at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 9 p.m. All ages. Tickets $14 in advance and $15 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Bingo Night. Bingo at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Dr. in Fairfax. 703-273-3638.

Outdoor Music Performance. Falls Church Concert Band performs popular and patriotic tunes as part of Braddock Nights at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Road, Springfield. Free. For weather and cancellation information, call 703-324-SHOW.

Outdoor Music Performance. The Back Roads Band plays country music and honky tonk as part of Braddock Nights at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. For weather and cancellation information, call 703-324-SHOW.

Band Performance. Alphabetical Order, Run Silent Run Deep, and Kill Ketura perform at the Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

Outdoor Band Concert. Billy Coulter and his band perform at 7:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Alexandria. Part of Kingstowne Nights. All ages welcome. Free. For weather and cancellation information, call 703-342-SHOW.

Benefit Concert. Girl Scout troop 2070 hosts a rock concert, “Fairfax Rock N Roll Gold,” from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Laurel Ridge Elementary School cafeteria, 10110 Commonwealth Blvd., Fairfax. The concert raises money for their gold award projects working with families through the Northern Virginia Coalition of Churches (NOVACO). Tickets $5 presale and $6 at the door. For information or tickets, e-mail ynneg@aol.com or call 703-250-5120.

Theater Performance. Robinson Secondary School presents “Short Plays: Life, Death, and Laugh” at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, 5025 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Plays include "No Exit," "Circles" and "The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged." Tickets $5. The performances are PG-13. Visit www.RobinsonDrama.org or call 703-426-2123.

<cal1>Saturday/June 3

<cal2>Paws on Parade. A parade for man's best friend begins 10 a.m., as part of the Springfield Days Parade. Gather at 9:30 a.m., at the parade staging area at Springfield Swim and Racquet Club, 7400 Highland St., in Springfield. Parade ends at Monticello Street. Treats and prizes for all dogs, who are encouraged to express their inner dog with appropriate attire. Register by calling Supervisor Dana Kauffman's (D-Springfield) office at 703-971-6262 or Lake Accotink Park at 703-569-0285.

White Elephant Sale. Christ Church hosts a "white elephant sale" from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., at the church, 8285 Glen Eagles Lane in Fairfax Station. Proceeds benefit Redemption Student Ministries. For more information, call Pam Jones at 703-266-0922.

Pops Concert. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra ends its 2005-06 season with "The Latin American Connection" 8 p.m., at George Mason University Center for the Arts. Music Director William Hudson conducts this musical journey to Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico and beyond. The event features QuinTango, as well as exhibition tango dancers. Tickets $30-$50, with $15 for students under 21, and may be purchased by phone through Tickets.com at 888-945-2468 or in person at the GMU box office, Tuesday-Saturday from 10-6 p.m. Visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

Band Performance. Traditional Irish music Brendan Sheridan & Friends perform from 7-9:30 p.m. in the upper level at the Auld Shebeen Irish Pub & Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-293-9600.

Band Performance. Vixen, Enuff Z'Nuff, 8 Track Jones and others perform at 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 7 p.m. Ages 21 and over. Tickets $17 in advance and $20 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Band Performance. The Hickories and The Device perform at the Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

Yard Sale. Burke Centre Conservancy offers community-wide yard sale from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at individual homes in the Burke Centre community. See www.burkecentre.org under "Events" to find a listing of participating addresses.

Consignment Sale. St. Matthewís United Methodist Church offers a children's consignment sale 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Proceeds to support Grace Ministries, All God's Children's Camp and Food for Others. Consignor tables for $20 each. Donations of children's items and maternity accepted. Visit www.stmatthewsumc.org or call 703-978-3500.

Nature Trip. The Northern Virginia Conservation Trust offers a naturalist-guided kayak trip on Pohick Bay from 12-3 p.m. The trip is open to Virginia residents and their guests. Cost is $40. Registration required, contact Whitney Bailey at 703-354-5093 or wbailey@nvct.org to sign up.

Theater Performance. Robinson Secondary School presents “Short Plays: Life, Death, and Laugh” at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, 5025 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Plays include "No Exit," "Circles," and "The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged." Tickets $5. The performances are PG-13. Visit www.RobinsonDrama.org or call 703-426-2123.

Trail Clearing. Help clear new trails on the Meadowood Recreation Area west parcel in Mason Neck from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at 10207 Old Colchester Road in Lorton. Work involves pruning, brush cutting, and removing woody debris, and erosion control measures on trails. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and work clothes, and those under 15 should come with a parent or adult supervisor. The Bureau of Land Management will provide drinks and sandwiches for lunch. 703-339-3463.

<cal1>Sunday/June 4

<cal2>Concert. American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra presents a concert at 3 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall at George Mason University. For ticket information, call 703-993-ARTS or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Choral Festival. Seven Washington-area choirs perform at NoVaShir, Northern Virginia's 4th Annual Jewish Choral Festival at 4 p.m. at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Choirs from Adat Reyim, Olam Tikvah and other area congregations participate. Admission is free, with a $5 suggested contribution at the door. For more information, contact carol@carolboydleon.com or 703-250-0554.

Car Wash. Lake Braddock Secondary School Choral Department hosts a fund-raiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Burke Walmart. Donations accepted.

Tiny Dancers Recital. 150 young dancers perform the story of 'Cinderella' at 2 p.m. at the Ernst Cultural Center on the Northern Virginia Community College campus. Call 703-385-5580 or visit www.tinydancers.com.

<cal1>Monday/June 5

<cal2>Charity Golf Tournament. Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia will host its 10th Annual Golf Tournament at Westfields Golf Course, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave., in Clifton. The tournament will benefit SCAN's child abuse prevention efforts in Northern Virginia. For more information, contact SCAN at 703-820-9001 or visit www.scanva.org.

Children's Performance. Old Town Hall Children's Performance Series offers "Creative Play: Acting for Young People" at 10:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. For more, call 703-352-ARTS or visit www.fairfaxarts.org.

Film Showing. Join friends for a film at 4 p.m. at the Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Ages 6-12. 703-339-7385.

Library Orientation. Learn about catalogs and databases, Internet access and take a library tour starting at 4 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Jazz Performance. The Joseph Henson Jazz Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at The Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. Cover $3. 703-383-1030.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 6

<cal2>Art Show Opening. "Bountiful Bouquets" featuring drawings by Charles Ott of Woodbridge and stained glass by Jack and Bette Conley of Front Royal continues through July 3 at the Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Gallery hours Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 703-494-0584.

Open Mic Night. The Firehouse Grill presents an open mic night at the restaurant, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 7

<cal2>Art Show. Phoebe Twichell Peterson of Clifton will display her art at Inova Fairfax Hospital, 330 Gallows Road, until June 30. The twelve boat paintings will be exhibited in the Women's Center on the second floor near the library. Contact Phoebe at phoebetp@aol.com.

NARFE Picnic. Springfield NARFE Chapter 893 hosts an annual picnic at Lake Accotink. Contact Chapter President Joan McDonald at 703-643-2658 or vpmjam@aol.com for more information.

Choral Concert. The W.T. Woodson High School Chorus performs 7:30 p.m., in the Woodson auditorium, 9525 Main St. in Fairfax. Free. For more information, visit www.woodsonchorus.org or www.woodsonband.org, or call 703-503-4667.

Band Performance. Five.Bolt.Main, Cadillac Rock Box, The Accident Experiment and others perform at 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7 p.m. All ages. Tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Ones at a Time. Stories, songs and activities starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 13-23 months with adult. Call to register 703-451-8055.

Outdoor Music Performance. Los Quetzales perform Latin music at 7:30 p.m. at Lee District Park Amphitheater, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia as part of Lee District Nights. Free. 703-324-8727.

<cal1>Thursday/June 8

<cal2>School Concert. The West Springfield High School "Personality" and "Pizzazz" Show Choirs present their annual ìAll That Jazzî concert in the auditorium at 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $5. For tickets, call Susan at 703-866-3733, Teri at 703-440-4094, or contact any Personality or Pizzazz student.

Comedy Performance. Ian Salmon presents Comedy Night at the Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-383-1030.

Fashion Show. The Springfield/Alexandria Women's Connection presents "Fashion Focus," a fashion show and luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Fort Belvoir Officerís Club in Fort Belvoir. Cost $14, which covers the luncheon and child care. Reservations required by noon Monday, June 5. To make a reservation, call 703-768-4186 or 703-569-4670, or e-mail SprngAlexWmnConn@msn.com.

Tiny Tots Concert. The Annandale High School Orchestra and Theater departments present Disney Music and characters at 4 p.m. in the Annandale High School auditorium. 4700 Medford Drive, Annandale. $3. 703-642-4245.

Band Concert. City of Fairfax Band Summer Concert. City Hall Lawn, 10455 Armstrong St, in Fairfax. Free admission and bring a chair or blanket to sit on. For more information call 703-757-0220.

Book Chat. Mother-daugher book discussion group starts at 7 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Age 12-16 with adult. 703-978-5600.

<cal1>Friday/June 9

<cal2>School Concert. The West Springfield High School "Personality" and "Pizzazz" Show Choirs will present their annual ìAll That Jazzî concert in the auditorium at 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $5. For tickets, call Susan at 703-866-3733, Teri at 703-440-4094, or contact any Personality or Pizzazz student.

Band Performance. Sex Slaves, Alleytrip and others perform at 6:15 p.m., at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 6 p.m. All ages. Tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Used Book Sale. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Regional Library. 703-644-7333.

Bingo Night. Bingo at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-273-3638.

Outdoor Music Performance. The Novations perform vintage rock and roll starting at 7:30 p.m. as part of Braddock Nights at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Road, Springfield. Free. For weather and cancellation information, call 703-324-SHOW.

Outdoor Music Performance. Rita Clarke and the Naturals performs soulful and funky tunes as part of Braddock Nights at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. For weather and cancellation information, call 703-324-SHOW.

Celebrate Fairfax! Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration will be at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax all day. Presented by Celebrate Fairfax, Inc, the annual festival offers over 400 exhibitors, vendors, crafters and interactive activities, with live concerts on six stages, an interactive SciTech Center and ExxonMobil Children's Avenue, foods, and the award-winning County Expo program. There is a fireworks show at night. Contact the Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. office at 703-324-FAIR (3247).

<cal1>Saturday/June 10

<cal2>Parade and Picnic. The Mantua Citizens' Association's annual parade and picnic begins 10 a.m., at the corner of Prince William Drive and Horner Court. KENA midget cars will lead part of the parade, which ends at the Mantua Pool. For more, call 703-934-2944 or e-mail info@mantua.org.

Localpalooza. Envy Insane, Eden Burns and others perform starting at 2:15 p.m., at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 2 p.m. All ages. Tickets $10 in advance and $11 at the door. 703-569-5940.

Used Book Sale. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Regional Library. 703-644-7333.

Reading Kick-Off. Adult summer reading kick-off at 10 a.m. at the Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.

Theater Performance. South County Secondary School presents “Going Broadway” at 5 p.m. at the school, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. For more, call 703-446-1996.

Yard Sale. The Upper Pohick Community League hosts a yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 8511 Hooes Road, Springfield to raise funds to maintain the historic schoolhouse. Call 703-455-9039 or e-mail judyriekse@hotmail.com.

Celebrate Fairfax! Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration will be at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax all day. Presented by Celebrate Fairfax, Inc, the annual festival offers over 400 exhibitors, vendors, crafters and interactive activities, with live concerts on six stages, an interactive SciTech Center and ExxonMobil Children's Avenue, foods, and the award-winning County Expo program. There is a fireworks show at night. Contact the Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. office at 703-324-FAIR (3247).

<cal1>Sunday/June 11

<cal2>Used Book Sale. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sponsored by Friends of Pohick Regional Library. 703-644-7333.

Art Show Opening. "Double Vision and Then Some" by Denise Phalan opens with a celebration from 2-4 p.m. at the Loft Gallery, 313 Mill Street, Occoquan. Show runs until July 2. Gallery hours Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m.

Film Festival Awards. The 5th annual MHz Shortz Student Film Festival awards ceremony is 3-5 p.m. at the Jack Morton Auditorium at George Washington University. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Free. Co-sponsored by The Documentary Center at The George Washington University, The DC Shorts Festival, and The Art Institute of Washington. Visit www.mhznetworks.org/eat for more information. RSVP to shortie@mhznetworks.org.

Celebrate Fairfax! Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration will be at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax all day. Presented by Celebrate Fairfax, Inc, the annual festival offers over 400 exhibitors, vendors, crafters and interactive activities, with live concerts on six stages, an interactive SciTech Center and ExxonMobil Children's Avenue, foods, and the award-winning County Expo program. There is a fireworks show at night. Contact the Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. office at 703-324-FAIR (3247).

Civil War-Era Weddings. The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center hosts an illustrated presentation by Susan Anthony, Civil War historian and collector at 2 p.m., at the museum, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414.