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To have community events listed free in the Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Lea Mae Rice at lrice@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks prior to the date of the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call 703-917-6459.

March

Dinner Theater. Lazy Susan Dinner Theater will be performing Agatha Christie's "Appointment with Death," Tuesday through Sunday nights until March 18. Lazy Susan Dinner Theater is located at the corner of Route 1 and Furnace Road in Lorton. Tickets $42.95 for Saturday performances, all other tickets $39.95. Call 703-550-7384 for tickets.

Dinner Theater. "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is March 21-July 22 with buffet dinner at 6 p.m. at the Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1 and Furnace Road in Lorton. For reservations and ticket information, call 703-550-7384 or 703-494-6311.

Thursday/March 29

Concert. 1349 performs with Goatwhore, Nachtmystium, Averse Sefira and Terrorkult at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors open at 6 p.m. All ages. $16/advance and $18/door. Call 703-569-5940.

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Friday/March 30

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Opera. Virginia Opera performs Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Ruggiero Leoncavallo’s “I Pagliacci” 8 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, 4000 University Drive, Fairfax. Free wine and cheese at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby. $44-$86. For tickets call 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com.

Concert. Funny Money performs with Baby Jayne, Bucket, Cobra Kisses and others 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7 p.m. $12/advance, $14/door. Ages 21 and up. 703-569-5940.

Saturday/March 31

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Watershed Clean-Up. 19th annual Potomac River Watershed Clean-Up Day 8:30 a.m. at Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Drive, Lorton. Meet at Shelter 3. 9-1 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Meet at marina. RSVP to Pohick at 703-339-6104 or pohick@nvrpa.org, or to Lake Accotink at 703-569-0285.

Concert. Bella Morte and others perform 4:15 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 4 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

April

Dinner Theater. "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" runs until July 22 with buffet dinner at 6 p.m. at the Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1 and Furnace Road in Lorton. For reservations and ticket information, call 703-550-7384 or 703-494-6311.

Bingo. Early bird games start at 7 p.m. and regular games are 8 p.m. every Sunday and Tuesday night at the at the Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department, 7011 Backlick Road, Springfield. Prizes $100-$1,000, all proceeds benefit the Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department. For more visit www.gsvfd.org.

Sunday/April 1

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Opera. Virginia Opera performs Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Ruggiero Leoncavallo’s “I Pagliacci” 8 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, 4000 University Drive, Fairfax. Free wine and cheese at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby. $48-$90. For tickets call 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com.

Concert. George Mason University Department of Music presents an April Fool's Day Concert 7 p.m. at the GMU Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 1-888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com.

Concert. Bet on Black performs with Kenmore, This Time It's War and others 4:15 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 4 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

Monday/April 2

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Tuesday/April 3

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Wednesday/April 4

Circus. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $14-$28. For tickets, visit www.ringling.com, contact www.ticketmaster.com, or call 703-573-SEAT.

Friday/April 6

Concert. Ron Keel performs with Under the Flood 7:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7 p.m. $15/advance, $18/door. Ages 21 and up. 703-569-5940.

Saturday/April 7

Vocal Performance. The George Mason University Chorale and Chamber Singers perform 8 p.m. at GMU’s Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $10/adults, $7/students and seniors. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or call www.tickets.com.

Bluegrass Concert. Family band Cherryholmes performs 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $44, $36, $22. 12 and under half price. For tickets call 888-945-2468, visit www.tickets.com.

Concert. Roadducks performs with James and the Flames 8 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7:30 p.m. $10. Ages 21 and up. 703-569-5940.

Tuesday/April 10

Concert. Johnny Lives! performs with the Bangkok Five, Daredevil Jane and others 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6:30 p.m. $12/advance, $14/door. 703-569-5940.

Thursday/April 12

Visual Voices. Carrie and Kevin Burke discuss architecture and industrial design in "Ecological Design: Theory and Practice," 7:30-9 p.m., in the Fine Arts Building, B104 at George Mason University. Part of Visual Voices, a new professional art and art history lecture series at GMU. Free. Visit www.avt.gmu.edu/voices.html or call 703-993-8898 for more.

Friday/April 13

Concert. Hardcore Promotions presents As Kingdoms Fall, Headache, Soul Survivor and others 6:15 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

Dance Performance. George Mason University's Dance Company Gala is 8 p.m. at the GMU Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20/adults, $12/students and seniors. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com.

Saturday/April 14

Dance Performance. George Mason University's Dance Company Gala is 8 p.m. at the GMU Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20/adults, $12/students and seniors. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com.

Sunday/April 15

Artist Reception. Meet Jewell Pratt Burns, artist of the collection “Near and Far,” 1-4 p.m. at The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Show runs April 3-May 6. 703-490-1117.

Strings Concert. George Mason University presents the Thomas Brawley Memorial Concert, featuring faculty and student chamber ensembles, 3 p.m. GMU’s Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or call www.tickets.com.

Concert. Headbang for the Highway performs with Acirema, Malign, Murderwalk and others 3:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 3 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

Guitar Concert. Guitar masters John Williams and John Etheridge perform 7 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $44, $36, $22. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or see www.tickets.com.

Spring Fling Concert. The Annandale Brass presents "Players’ Choice" 4 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. $10/adults, $7/seniors, teens, NOVA students with ID, 12 and under free. See www.reunionmusic.org. For tickets call 703-569-0973 or e-mail joseph@pincus.org.

Train Show. N Scale Model Trains run 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK model train club hosts their monthly layout. $2/adults, $1/ages 4-10. 703-425-9225.

Tuesday/April 17

Symphony Performance. The George Mason University Band and Wind Symphony plays 8 p.m. GMU’s concert hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $10/adults, $7/students and seniors. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or call www.tickets.com.

Wednesday/April 18

Art Awards. Northern Virginia Community College presents awards for student art 3-5 p.m. at the Verizon Art Gallery, Ernst Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. For more call the art department at 703-323-3114.

Friday/April 20

Concert. The NVCC-Annandale Symphony Orchestra presents "Music of the British Isles" 8 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. $15/adults, $10/seniors, teens, NOVA students with ID, 12 and under free. See www.reunionmusic.org. For tickets call 703-569-0973 or e-mail joseph@pincus.org.

Saturday/April 21

Children's Performance. Doodlebops perform live, 12:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $42, $30 and $20 plus service charges. Tickets available at Ticketmaster outlets, the Patriot Center box office, www.ticketmaster.com and at 703-573-SEAT. Patrons with disabilities may call 703-993-3035. Visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Nature Festival. Eagle Refuge dedication and festival is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Road, Lorton. Festival admission free, 5K Run/Walk registration $20/person, $30/family or four or fewer. For information call Rob Hartwell, 703-824-0300 or e-mail PotomacYatchsman@comcast.net.

Sunday/April 22

Concert. The George Mason University Saxophone Ensemble performs 3 p.m. at GMU’s Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or call www.tickets.com.

Chamber Concert. The George Mason University Chamber Ensembles perform 7 p.m. at GMU’s Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $10/adults, $7/students and seniors. For tickets call 1-888-945-2468 or call www.tickets.com.

Keyboard Conversations. Pianist Jeffrey Siegel presents “Liszt: The Devil Made Me Do It” 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Young Artists Musicale 6 p.m. in Concert Hall lobby. $38, $30, $19. 12 and under half price. For tickets call 888-945-2468, visit www.tickets.com.