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Calendar: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

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<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 26

<cal2>Herndon MOMS Club open house, 10-11:30 a.m. Refreshments, door prizes, vendors and information about the club. For information or to RSVP, call 703-742-6694, e-mail momsonline@juno.com or visit www.wahmfest.org/herndonmomsclub.

Meet Me at the Movies. Senior movie day, age 55 and older, the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:15, movie begins at 10 a.m. Refreshments and door prizes before the movie. Free. Call 703-435-6577 or visit www.reston.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 27

<cal2>Writing Your Personal History class at the Vienna Community Center, Thursdays through March 27, 10:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Free; $5 donation will be used to provide refreshments at each class. Call 703-255-6360.

Putting the Animals to Bed. 7-8 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. For ages 3-6. Cancelled if rain. $3; pre-paid reservations required. Call 703-437-9101.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults, no registration required. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/Sept. 28

<cal2>Scrapbooking Weekend. Sponsored by the Vienna VFD, 400 Center St. S, Vienna. 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, continues Saturday. Registration is $55. E-mail amy.vernon@vvfd.org or call 703-281-5797.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 29

<cal2> Slavic Cultural Festival. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Food, arts and crafts, business expo, entertainment. $5 adults, $3 children 3-9. Visit www.mcleancenter.org.

Oakton Library Grand Opening. Ribbon-cutting, storytelling, music, tours, refreshments and more at Providence District’s first library. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Scrapbooking Weekend. Sponsored by the Vienna VFD, 400 Center St. S, Vienna. Begins Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Registration is $55. E-mail amy.vernon@vvfd.org or call 703-281-5797.

Bright Pond Walk, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Reston Museum for a 3-mile walk from Brown’s Chapel to Bright Pond for a mix of history and nature. Call Reston Museum at 703-709-7700. $5 donation is requested.

Outdoor Volunteering. Two events in Reston: spreading woodchips at the Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Drive, 8 a.m., and Weed Warriors meet at the Golf Course Island Rec and pool area, 10 a.m. Contact Ha Brock at 703-435-7986 or habrock@reston.org. Visit www.reston.org.

Benefit Concert. Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Road, Vienna, hosts a benefit concert for Doorways with Women and Families. Broadway and religious music. Concert at 7 p.m., reception follows. Call Stacie Steinke at 703-485-5745.

U.S. Navy band Commodores jazz ensemble plays at noon at the Vienna Town Green. Call 202-433-2525, or visit www.navyband.navy.mil.

Blue Moon Cowgirls, part of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church bluegrass series. Shows are 7:30 p.m. at the church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon; doors open at 6:30 p.m. $12 admission at the door. Call 703-435-8377 for information and reservations.

Square dance at the Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace St., Herndon. Every Saturday. $5 for 6 classes for seniors, $10 for others. Call 703-464-6200.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 30

<cal2>Young Soloists Recital. An Alden Series free concert, 3 p.m. at the Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Fall Festival at Westbriar Elementary School, 1741 Pine Valley Drive, Vienna, 1-5 p.m. Games and food. A marketplace of local vendors will also be participating. Rain date Oct. 14. Call 703-937-1700.

Chinese Conversation. 5-6 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, every Sunday. Call 571-225-7697.

Sketch, Lies and Videotape. Fall tour Sundays in September with The Sketches, pop rock, promoting their new CD Secret Alphabets. Special guests each week. 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Fifth Sunday Bluegrass. 1-4 p.m. at Reston’s Used Book Shop, Lake Anne Plaza, Reston. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Come with instruments to play or just to listen. For more about this bluegrass jam, call the book shop, 703-435-9772.

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 31

<cal2>Mr. Knick Knack. Children’s show. 2-3 p.m. at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. Every Monday in September. 703-365-9736 or visit www.mrknickknack.com.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 1

<cal2>All Join In. Share stories, songs and fun. Age 1-5 with adult. No registration is required. 10:30 at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Wonderful Ones. Stories, rhymes and songs. Age 15-23 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Patrick Henry Book Worms. Youth Book Club. Discussing “The Search for Delicious” by Natalie Babbitt; next book will be

“The City of Ember,” by Jean Duprau. Age 9-12. 3 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

BookEaters & PizzaWorms. Book Club with pizza, hold the anchovies! “The Perfect Storm” by Sebastian Junger. Age 14-18. 7:30 p.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 2

<cal2>Toddler Story Time. Stories and a craft. Age 2-3 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 3

<cal2>Rodney Crowell with Elizabeth Cook. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $25. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

RA Trip to Bodies Exhibit. Chartered bus trip to see BODIES … The Exhibition in Arlington, exploring the body from the inside out with real human specimens and individual organs. Bus leaves from Hunters Woods Shopping Center, Thoreau Place and Lane Anne Fellowship House. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $23 for RA members, $27 for non-members. Contact Ashleigh Soloff at 703-435-6577 or ashleigh@reston.org.

Circus on Strings. Show by Sue Walls Puppets, 12:30 p.m. on the Vienna Town Green. Marionettes perform to music. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. For information, call 703-255-6360.

Travel to the Jungle. Wild animal stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Toddle on Over! Enjoy books, fingerplays and songs with your baby. Age 15-23 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Preschool Story Time. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 1:30 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Adult Book Group. Organizational meeting. Bring a book you enjoyed or suggest a book you’d like to read; help plan the future meeting schedule. Adults. 7 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Cinema Chez Patrick. French film “Les Diaboliques” with Gallic drink and snacks. Adults. 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 4

<cal2>John Gorka with Amilia Spicer. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $20. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

Adult Book Group. Organizational meeting. Bring a book you enjoyed or suggest a book you'd like to read; help plan the future meeting schedule. Adults. 10 a.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Bee Healthy Puppet Show. Health Department puppets teach children about immunizations, hand-washing and exercise. Birth-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

“History is Relative” opens at the Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St. NE, Vienna. Experience the history of 5 families who came together in Vienna's early history. Exhibit includes toys, civil war pieces, linens, railway mementos, and pictures. Hours are Wednesday through Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Contact the historic administrator at SJ@historicviennainc.org or 703-938-5187.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 5

<cal2>Chad & Jeremy. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $25. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

Adventure Club House: Bonding Time for Parents and Kids. Herndon Children's librarian discusses early literacy for infants and toddlers. Adults. 11 a.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

Pokemon League. Learn and play! Age 5-18. 3 p.m. Fridays at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 6

<cal2>The Nields. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $16. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

Used Book Sale. A special collection by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. All ages. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Manga Club. Manga, anime and Japanese refreshments. Age 12-18. 11 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Know Your Library. Tour of actual and virtual library resources. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All ages. 2 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Moonlight Cabaret Singers. Music and dancing from 7:45 p.m.-midnight at the Reston Sheraton, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Call Jerry Katz, 703-731-7792.

Square dance at the Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace St., Herndon. Every Saturday. $5 for 6 classes for seniors, $10 for others. Call 703-464-6200.

Wine Tasting. 1-4 p.m. at Wine Styles, 12717 Shoppers Lane, Fairfax. Every Saturday. Call 703-222-9463.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 8

<cal2>Columbus Day. Library branches closed.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 9

<cal2>Book Babies. Interactive story time for you and your child. Age 17-23 months with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Tuesdays for Twos. Stories, music and crafts. Age 24-35 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Knitting for Beginners. Supplies provided. Age 9-12. 4 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Family Story Time. Stories and activities to encourage reading aloud together. All ages. 7 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 10

<cal2>Toddler Story Time. Age 2 with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Preschool Sing Along. Sing songs with Miss Belle. All ages. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Story Time for Fours & Fives. Help your preschooler get ready to read with these fun stories and activities. Age 4-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Book Discussion. “Candide” by Voltaire. Adults. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a snack and enjoy stories, songs and a video. Age 3-5 with adult. 11 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Preschool Story Time. Stories and a craft. Age 3-5 with adult. 2:30 p.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

Art Quilts. Eileen Doughty's specialty is quilts with landscape designs. She will discuss her inspirations, techniques and materials and display original works. Adults. 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 11

<cal2>Preschool Story Time. Ages 3-6. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Girls Read! All-female book discussion. “Saffy’s Angel” by Hillary McKay. Age 8 & up. 7:15 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Friends' Book Discussion. “State of Denial” by Bob Woodward. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Health Literacy Month. Conversations That Count: Talking With Your Doctor in Sickness and in Health.Asking the right questions could save your life! Helen Osborne, president of Health Literacy Consulting. Cosponsored by Inova. Call 703-204-3366 to register. Adults. 7:30 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 12

<cal2>Takás Quartet, part of the Discovery Series and Founder’s Day Celebration. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $35. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

Book Sale. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Great Falls Library. All ages. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560. Continues Saturday.

Pokemon League. Learn and play! Age 5-18. 3 p.m. Fridays at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 13

<cal2>Noel Paul Stookey. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road. $25. Visit www.wolftrap.org or call 703-938-2404.

Book Sale. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Great Falls Library. All ages. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560. Begins Friday.

Saturday Story Time. All ages. 10:15 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Know Your Library. Tour of actual and virtual library resources. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All ages. 2 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Reston Home Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., self-guided tour of 5 private homes in Reston. Prices: $20 through Oct. 5, $30 Oct. 6-13. Tickets on sale at Reston Museum and other venues, visit www.restonmuseum.org.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 15

<cal2>Wee Reads. Interactive story time for you and your child. Age 11-16 months with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Candy Craft. Celebrate Teen Read Week. Make and taste candy with Whispering Eden's Shannyn Snyder (Not for teens with peanut allergies.) Cosponsored by the Friends of the Dolley Madison Library. Age 12-18. 7 p.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Coffee House. Celebrate Teen Read Week at our teen coffee house. Play a game, meet new friends, or just hang. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Oakton Library. Age 12-18. 7 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Book Discussion. “Flint” by Paul Eddy. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 16

<cal2>Book Babies. Interactive story time for you and your child. Age 17-23 months with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Book Discussion Group. “Winesburg, Ohio” by Sherwood Anderson. Adults. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 17

<cal2>Toddler Story Time. Age 2 with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

An Apple a Day. Stories and activities for the season. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Tails and Waggles! Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Miss Belle's Sing-Along. Come to the Town Green and enjoy old favorites and original songs. Age 1-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Evening Book Club. “Moo” by Jane Smiley. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 18

<cal2>Preschool Story Time. Age 3-6. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Tiny Tot Tales. Stories and activities. Age 13-23 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Story Time for Twos & Threes. Boost your toddlers' early literacy skills with these fun stories and activities. Age 2-3 with adult. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Flu Vaccinations. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B; must be 18 or older. Call Inova for details; 877-895-5284. Adults. No registration is required. 1-2:30 p.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Guys Read! All-male book discussion. “Spellbinder: The Life of Harry Houdini” by Tom Lalicki. Age 8 & up. 7:15 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 19

<cal2>Terrific Twos. Stories and activities. Age 24-35 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Game On. Runescape, DDR, pizza and soda. Age 13-18. 6 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Anime Cinema. Join your fellow anime otaku and screen Japanese animated films. Age 10 & up. 6:30 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 20

<cal2>Book Sale. Choices for a variety of reading tastes. All ages. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405. Continues Sunday.

Toddle on Over! Enjoy books, fingerplays and songs with your baby. Age 15-23 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Pumpkin Tales for the Young. Join storyteller Gary Lloyd for stories and fun. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. All ages. 10:30 a.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088. and 2:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Dog Parade! Celebrate Adopt-a-Dog Month. Parade your dog on the Town Green. Prizes if they come in costume! Cosponsored by Bark 'N Bubbles, the Council for the Arts of Herndon and the Herndon Fortnightly Club. All ages. 11 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

Spooktacular! Mad Science is ready when you are for a ghoulishly and spook-taculary fun show. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Great Falls Library. Age 5-12. 2 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Know Your Library. Tour of actual and virtual library resources. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All ages. 2 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Rails to River Trail Walk, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Reston Museum for carpools to SkateQuest in Reston to begin a 2-mile fall color trek on the Rails to River Trail through Lake Fairfax Park. Call Reston Museum at 703-709-7700. $5 donation is requested.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 21

<cal2>Book Sale. Choices for a variety of reading tastes. All ages. No registration is required. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405. Begins Saturday.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 22

<cal2>Wee Reads. Interactive storytime for you and your child. Age 11-16 months with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Mother Goose Time. Interactive story time sessions for you and your child. Birth-23 months with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

School-Age Book Group. Organizational meeting. Bring your ideas. Age 6-12. 3 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Crafty Kids! Scare up some crafts. Age 6-12. 4 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 23

<cal2>Book Babies. Interactive story time for you and your child. Age 17-23 months with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

PJs and Popcorn. Come in your PJs and watch a movie. All ages. 7 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 24

<cal2>Toddler Story Time. Age 2 with adult. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Who's Driving Now? Stories and activities about things that go. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Halloween Fun! Come in costume for stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Steps to Reading. Stories and activities. Age 4-5 with adult. 1:30 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 25

<cal2>Preschool Story Time. Age 3-6. 10:15 and 11 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Book Discussion. “Chasing Cezanne” by Peter Mayle. Adults. No registration is required. 1 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults. No registration is required. 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 26

<cal2>Pokemon League. Learn and play! Age 5-18. 3 p.m. Fridays at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 27

<cal2>Used Book Sale. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Oakton Library. All ages. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Flu Vaccinations. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B; must be 18 or older. Call Inova for details; 877-895-5284. Adults. No registration is required. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

Saturday Story Time. All ages. 10:15 a.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Manga Club. Manga, anime and Japanese refreshments. Age 12-18. 1 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.

Saturday Matinee. Family movie with popcorn! All ages. 2 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 29

<cal2>All Join In. Share stories, songs and fun. Age 1-5 with adult. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 30

<cal2>Book Talk for Book Lovers. “The Johnstown Flood” by David McCullough. Adults. No registration is required. 7:30 p.m. at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 703-790-8088.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 31

<cal2>Happy Halloween. Come in costume for stories and activites. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Community Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, 703-356-0770.

Preschool Sing-Along! Sing songs with Miss Belle. Age 1-5 with adult. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-757-8560.

Happy Halloween! Come in costume for stories and a craft. Age 2-5 with adult. 2:30 p.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

<cal1>Saturday/Nov. 10

<cal2>Annual Community Recycling Roadshow, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/recycling.

<cal1>Sunday/Nov. 18

<cal2>Dog Walk at Lake Fairfax, 1:30 p.m. Meet at the Lake Fairfax parking area to join in a dog walk in the park, led by Nancy Despeaux. Maximum six foot leash required on all dogs. Call Reston Museum at 703-709-7700. $5 donation is requested.