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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.

May

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.

Thursday/May 10

Fund Raiser Gala. The SemperComm Foundation of Springfield presents a fund raiser gala 6 p.m. at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. $125/active-duty military, $300/general. For more call Jaime Samar-Gramatikos at 703-923-7611.

Ladies Luncheon. The Springfield Women's Connection presents a "Cherry Blossom Luncheon" 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Springfield Golf & Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. $17 includes luncheon and child-care for ages 6 months to 6 years. Reserve a spot by 12 p.m. Monday, May 7 at 703-768-4186 or 703-569-4670 or e-mail springwmconn@yahoo.com.

Golf Benefit. Tee-Up for ADAPT Clubhouse, benefiting Brain Injury Services of Springfield is 6-8 p.m. at Top End Golf Alexandria. Festivities include a driving range, mini golf, live music, games, raffles, giveaways and food. $25/person, under 12 free. Contact Karen Luffred at 703-451-8881 or visit the Web site at www.braininjurysvcs.org.

Friday/May 11

Theater Performance. Springfield Community Theatre presents "Children" by A.R. Gurney, 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. $15/general, $13/students and seniors, $10/groups of 10 or more. For reservations call 703-866-6238. For information call 703-978-7650.

Concert. Lacuna Coil performs with Within Temptation, In This Moment and Stolen Babies 8 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7 p.m. $17/advance, $20/door. 703-569-5940.

Field Trip. Visit historic Homewood and Evergreen House in Baltimore and have high tea with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Bus departs 9:45 a.m. from South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria and returns 3:45 p.m. $80. For more call 703-324-5220.

Saturday/May 12

Boxing Match. Fairfax's middleweight fighter Jimmy Lange faces Fontaine "The Flame" Campbell 7:30 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $25-$500. For tickets, visit Patriot Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or call 703-573-SEAT.

Theater Performance. Springfield Community Theatre presents "Children" by A.R. Gurney, 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. $15/general, $13/students and seniors, $10/groups of 10 or more. For reservations call 703-866-6238. For information call 703-978-7650.

Concert. Soil performs with Seemless, Ligion and more 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6:30 p.m. $12/advance, $15/door. 703-569-5940.

Family Workshops. The Workhouse Arts Center @ Lorton presents "A Creative Experience for the Entire Family" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Workshops include storytelling, clowning, printmaking, glass mosaic, puppetry and collage. Free. Pre-register at 703-495-0001 or www.lortonarts.org.

Sunday/May 13

Theater Performance. Springfield Community Theatre presents "Children" by A.R. Gurney, 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale. $15/general, $13/students and seniors, $10/groups of 10 or more. For reservations call 703-866-6238. For information call 703-978-7650.

Concert. Hed Pe performs with Authority Zero, Mower and others 6:30 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6 p.m. $17/advance, $20/door. 703-569-5940.

River Cruise. Take a 20-mile narrated cruise down the Rappahannock River and tour wineries with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Bus departs 7:30 a.m. from South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria and returns 7:45 p.m. $92. For more call 703-324-5220.

Mother’s Day Cruise. Take a ride around Lake Accotink while listening to a history of the area. Boarding 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Refreshments on board. $4/moms, $7/adults, $4/children, babies free. Call 703-569-0285 to reserve a spot.

Tuesday/May 15

Chorale Concert. The Wakefield Chorale performs in honor of their 25th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. at Greenspring Village, 7430 Spring Village Drive, Springfield. For more call 703 923-4600.

Concert. Kingspade performs with Subnoise Souljaz, Potluck and others 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6:30 p.m. $15/advance, $17/door. 703-569-5940.

Wednesday/May 16

Clifton MarketPlace. Go shopping 5-8 p.m. in historic Clifton. Women's art show and sale at the Hermitage, silent auction in the Presbyterian Church, and boutique in Presbyterian Church and Town Hall. Free. For more information, go to www.cliftoncwc.org. Call 703-266-5791 or 703-830-3418.

Concert. Angelcorpse performs with Watain, Nachtmystium, Gravewurm, Negative Plane and others 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6:30 p.m. $20/advance, $23/door. 703-569-5940.

Golf Tournament. Junior golfers compete in a nine-hole individual stroke tournament 3:30-6 p.m. at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Age divisions 10 and under, 11-13 and 14-17. Rain date May 23. $11/junior program members, $18/non-junior program members. Register at 703-323-1641.

Thursday/May 17

Clifton Homes Tour. Tour four Clifton homes and shop 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in historic Clifton. Silent auction ends 5:30 p.m. Tickets $20/advance, $25/day of tour for all four homes; $10/home. Advance tickets at various stores or by mailing Clifton Community Women’s Club, Attn: Ticket Sales, P.O. Box 105, Clifton, VA 20124. For a list of stores or more information see www.cliftoncwc.org. Call 703-266-5791 or 703-830-3418.

Concert. Helix performs with Hellenback and others 8 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 7:30 p.m. $17/advance, $20/door. Ages 21 and up. 703-569-5940.

Friday/May 18

Bike to Work Day. Bike to work, pit stops 6:30-8:30 a.m. at Franconia-Springfield Metro Station, 6880 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Pre-register by May 11 for a free T-shirt and bike raffle. Free food, beverages and giveaways. For more see www.waba.org.

Saturday/May 19

Golf Tournament. The Lorton Arts Foundation’s Workhouse Arts Center has the first annual Workhouse Classic Golf Tournament 8 a.m. at the Laurel Hills Golf Club, 8700 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. $125/person, $450/team of four. For more contact Cris Ford at 703-495-0001 or crisford@lortonarts.org or Bill Cunningham at 703-495-0001 or billcunningham@lortonarts.org.

Concert. The Outer Limits presents Paul Edge, Fans of Jimmy Century and Rites of Ash 9 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 8:30 p.m. $15/advance, $20/door. 703-569-5940.

Kayak Trip. The Northern Virginia Conservation Trust hosts a kayak trip on Pohick Bay 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the park, 6502 Pohick Bay Drive, Lorton. $40. Reservations required. Call Whitney Bailey at 703-354-5093 x25 or e-mail wbailey@nvct.org. For more see www.nvct.org/adventure.cfm.

Sunset Cruise. Take a sunset ride around Lake Accotink while listening to a history of the area. Boarding begins 7:30 p.m. at the park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Refreshments on board. $5. Ages 12 and up. Call 703-569-0285 to reserve a spot.

Field Trip. Visit New York City with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Bus departs 6 a.m. from South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria and returns 11 p.m. $80. For more call 703-324-5220.

Sunday/May 20

Chorale Concert. The Wakefield Chorale performs in honor of their 25th anniversary at 7 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. For more call 703-323-3159.

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 will host their monthly display. $2/adults, $1/ages 4-10. 703-425-9225.

Wednesday/May 23

Concert. American Head Charge performs with Godhead, Opiate for the Masses and others 7 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6:30 p.m. $18/advance, $20/door. 703-569-5940.

Friday/May 25

Concert. Hardcore Promotions presents Property, Subliminal Cruelty and more 6:15 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 6 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

Saturday/May 26

Localpalooza. Local bands perform 2:15 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 2 p.m. $10/advance, $12/door. 703-569-5940.

Sunday/May 27

Concert. DC Latin Rock Fest 4 p.m. at Jaxx Night Club, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Doors 3:30 p.m. $20. 703-569-5940.