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Calendar Aug. 8-14

Know of something missing from our community entertainment Calendar? Send it to The Arlington Connection, e-mail it to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions. Photos are welcome.

Wednesday/Aug. 8

Music Performance. The Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Visit www.usafband.com or 202-767-5658.

Science Time. 7:30 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Experiments with science hosted by the Maryland Science Center. Registration required 703-228-5715.

Science Time. 3:30 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St. Experiments with science hosted by the Maryland Science Center. Registration required 703-228-5715.

Thursday/Aug. 9

Music Performance. 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon Row Plaza. See The Reflex. Free. 703-413-6691 or visit www.pentagonrow.com. Come and register to win a year sampler lease from Saab.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m., The U.S. Army Orchestra will perform an alumni concert at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Free. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Science Time. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St. Experiments with science hosted by the Maryland Science Center. Registration required 703-228-5715.

Theater Performance. Traveling Players Ensemble presents "The Love of 3 Oranges" at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. Follows a Prince who is diagnosed with hypochondria and gets cured with a love for three oranges. 703-228-7692.

Stop In for Stories. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St. Drop-in storytime for all ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Book Discussion. 11 a.m. at Shirlington Library. Discuss "Northern Boarders" by Howard Frank Mosher. Free. 703-228-6545.

Friday/Aug. 10

Movie Night. Movies start at dusk at Gateway Park, at the foot of Key Bridge. Watch "For a Few Dollars More." Free. Bring, blankets, chairs, picnics and more. Prizes will be awarded for best-dressed cowboy. Visit www.rosslynva.org for more.

Music Performance. The Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. at Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Visit www.usafband.com or 202-767-5658.

Arlington’s Arts Al Fresco, 8 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus Streets. Enjoy the film "Major Barbara" (1941) with Rex Harrison and Wendy Hiller. Free. For more information call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org.

Stop In for Stories. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. All ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Saturday/Aug. 11

Junior Rangers. 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the pavillion in South Bluemont Park, 329 North Manchester St., Arlington. All junior rangers who participated in at least five programs over the summer will receive Junior Ranger Certificates. Anyone 7-10 years old may attend. $6 fee. Call 703-228-4747 or visit https:\\registration.co.arlington.va.us\ to register.

Arts & Crafts Market. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Welburn Square, 9th and N. Stuart streets. More than 30 craft vendors, live music and contests. Free.

Sunday/Aug. 12

Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Cherrydale Library. Discuss "The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time" by John Kelly. Free. 703-228-6330.

Celebrate Ecuador. Ecuador National Day Celebration, with traditional music, dance and food from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Barcroft Park, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Special guest artists include Claudio Vallejo, Lolita Espinoza, the trio Los Brillantes, Ana Lucia Proano, Arnol Javier and the dance troupe, Grupo de Danza Azamana. Franchesca Icaza will present a special performance for children. Free. 571-277-6209.

Music Performance. Arlington’s male barbershop chorus presents "Jamestown!" — the True Storye of the First Barber Shoppe Chorus in America at 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre, N. 2nd and N. Columbus streets. Free. 703-228-1850 or visit www.harmonize.com/arlingtones/index.html.

Monday/Aug. 13

Read to Me: Family Stories. 6:30 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Drop in storytime for all ages. Free. 703-228-5710.

Tuesday/Aug. 14

Book Discussion. Discuss "March" by Geraldine Brooks at 1:30 p.m. at Culpepper Garden Senior Center Library. Free. E-mail cbarton@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-7762 for more.

Wednesday/Aug. 15

Poesis. 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon City Borders, 1201 S. Hayes St. Free. Features Cliff Lynn, Rocky Jones and Tom Burson. Music provided by Shep Williams and friends. 703-418-0166.

Read to Me: Family Stories. 7 p.m. at Cherrydale Library, 2190 N. Military Road. Drop in story time for all ages. Free. 703-228-6330.

Read to Me: Family Stories. 2 p.m. at Westover Library, 1800 N. Lexington St. Drop in story time for all ages. Free. 703-228-5260.

Arlington County Fair. All day at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd Street. There will be rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, exhibits, food, art exhibits and more. Music performances happen from 7-10 p.m. Free. Call 703-920-4556 or visit www.arlingtoncountyfair.org.

Thursday/Aug. 16

Music Performance. 7-9 p.m. at Pentagon Row Plaza. See Taylor Carson. Free. 703-413-6691 or visit www.pentagonrow.com. Come and register to win a year sampler lease from Saab.

Stop In for Stories. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St. Drop-in storytime for all ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Teen Trips. Students in middle or high school can go to Water Country USA from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. $56/person. To register, e-mail or call Mary McMullen at mmcmullen@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-7782.

Arlington County Fair. All day at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd Street. There will be rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, exhibits, food, art exhibits and more. Music performances happen from 7-10 p.m. Free. Call 703-920-4556 or visit www.arlingtoncountyfair.org.

Friday/Aug. 17

Movie Night. Movies start at dusk at Gateway Park, at the foot of Key Bridge. Watch "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly." Free. Bring, blankets, chairs, picnics and more. Prizes will be awarded for best-dressed cowboy. Visit www.rosslynva.org for more.

Stop In for Stories. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. All ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Teen Event. Teens can play in the Teen Court at the Arlington County Fair at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. From noon-8 p.m. enjoy moon bounces, arts, sports competitions and more. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Arlington County Fair. All day at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd Street. There will be rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, exhibits, food, art exhibits and more. Music performances happen from 7-10 p.m. Free. Call 703-920-4556 or visit www.arlingtoncountyfair.org.

Saturday/Aug. 18

Music Performance. 7 p.m., Alexandria Kleztet will perform Klezmer music at Potomac Overlook Regional Park. Free, but donations are suggested. Picnics welcome. Visit www.NVRPA.org.

Teen Event. Teens can play in the Teen Court at the Arlington County Fair at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. From noon-8 p.m. enjoy moon bounces, arts, sports competitions and more. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Teen Talent Showcase. Noon-3 p.m. at Arlington County Fair. Free. If interested in performing, contact Mary McMullen at 703-228-7782. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Comedy Show. 5-6 p.m. at Arlington County Fair. $3/advance; $5/door. Family friendly comedy show. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Teen Movie. 7-9 p.m. in the Thomas Jefferson Theater at the Arlington County Fair. Free. Watch a movie after the fair. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Arlington County Fair. All day at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd Street. There will be rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, exhibits, food, art exhibits and more. Music performances happen from 7-10 p.m. Free. Call 703-920-4556 or visit www.arlingtoncountyfair.org.

Sunday/Aug. 19

Teen Event. Teens can play in the Teen Court at the Arlington County Fair at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. From noon-8 p.m. enjoy moon bounces, arts, sports competitions and more. For more information about any teen event, contact Mary McMullen, Office 703-228-7782.

Arlington County Fair. All day at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd Street. There will be rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, exhibits, food, art exhibits and more. Music performances happen from 7-10 p.m. Free. Call 703-920-4556 or visit www.arlingtoncountyfair.org.

Wednesday/Aug. 22

Safety Program. 2-3 p.m. at Sunrise at Bluemont Park, 5910 Wilson Road. Vivian Hevey-Swingle, Program Clinical Coordinator presents "When to Yield: An Overview for Seniors of the Skills Necessary for Safe Driving." Call Roz Minett at 703-531-2127 by Aug. 20 for a reservation. No charge.

Thursday/Aug. 23

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m., The U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble will perform an alumni concert at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Free. Visit www.usarmyband.com or 703-696-3399.

Movie Time. 6:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Watch "Black Gold," which tells the story of the coffee, through the cups that are consumed everyday to the person trying to secure a living wage for the coffee farmers. Free. 703-228-5946.

Stop In for Stories. 4 p.m. at Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St. Drop-in storytime for all ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Thursday Morning with Friends. 10:30 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss "Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson. Free. E-mail bdean@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-7688.

Friday/Aug. 24

Movie Night. Movies start at dusk at Gateway Park, at the foot of Key Bridge. Watch "Unforgiven." Free. Bring, blankets, chairs, picnics and more. Prizes will be awarded for best-dressed cowboy. Visit www.rosslynva.org for more.

Stop In for Stories. 10 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. All ages. Free. 703-228-5715.

Saturday/Aug. 25

Crystal Block Party. 1-6 p.m. on 23rd street between S. Eads and S. Fern streets. Celebrate "Restaurant Row" and listen to music by Johnny Artis Band, Mary Ann Redmond and the Niki Barr Band. Free. Visit www.crystalcity.org or 703-412-9430.

Monday/Aug. 27

Monday Evening with Friends. 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Discuss "The Ambassadors" by Henry James. Free. E-mail bdean@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-7688.