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Calendar, April 16

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<cal1>Wednesday/April 16

<cal2>Theater Dinner Fund-Raiser. Herndon High School theater students will preview songs from Kiss Me Kate, their spring musical, and receive a percentage of sales 5-8 p.m. at Potbelly Sandwich Works, 12150 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Contact Karen Harrison at 703-435-1429 or keh561@msn.com.

Dinner and Theater Night. Dinner from Lucia’s Ristorante followed by a presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Two seatings: 6 p.m. for those attending the performance, 7:30 p.m. additional seating. Dinner tickets are $10 each, $5 children under 10, purchase at www.SeahawkBoosters.com. Theater tickets are sold separately at www.SLTheatreArts.com. Events benefit South Lakes Boosters and the All Night Grad Party. Advance purchase required.

Leine Roebana in ‘Sporen’: contemporary dance. $16; program suitable for ages 18 and up. 8 p.m. at CenterStage, at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Call 703-476-4500 and press 3 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Tempest 20th anniversary tour. Celtic/rock. $15. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band. New Orleans style big band jazz and blues. First performance Tuesday. $35. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

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

Evening Book Club. Ask for title. Adults. 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call 703-757-8560.

<cal1>Thursday/April 17

<cal2>Chris Merritt, The Kin. Pop/rock. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Tom Paxton with guest Krista Detor. Folk singer. $20. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

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

Rhyming Time. Celebrate National Poetry Month with rhyming stories and a craft. Age 3-5. 10:30 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

Guys Read! All-male book discussion. Ask for title. Age 8 & up. 7:15 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/April 18

<cal2>Caroline Herring "Lantana" CD release show. Country/folk. $12. 7 p.m. early show at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Jim’s Big Ego. Pop/rock. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 9:30 p.m. late show at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

John Jennings and Friends. Singer-songwriter of country and folk-pop. $20. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Candiflyp. Philadelphia foursome. 9 p.m. at Ned Devine’s/Ned Kelly’s, 2565 Centreville Road, Herndon. Call 703-793-7376 or visit www.neddevines.com.

<cal1>Saturday/April 19

<cal2>Silent Auction. Variety of products and services for bid at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church’s Henry Hall, 432 Van Buren Street, Herndon from 5 to 8 p.m. Free. All proceeds support the church. Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern will provide food on a cash basis. Visit www.saint-timothys.org.

Art Show. KSB Café of New York, the local bagel bakery and restaurant, will showcase the artwork of first through sixth graders from A. Scott Crossfield Elementary School with an art show and reception from 4-6 p.m. at the café located in the Fox Mill Shopping Center and will include a violin accompaniment by one of Crossfield’s sixth grade music students. Visit www.ksbcafe.com.

Dave Murray and the Black Saint Quartet. Blues, jazz and gospel mix. $28; program is suitable for ages 18 and up. 8 p.m. at CenterStage, at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Call 703-476-4500 and press 3 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Band, 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. $10 admission at the door. Call 703-435-8377 for information and reservations. Visit www.holycrosslutheranchurch.net and select "Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series" for full schedule.

JunkFood. Bringing fun back to rock-and-roll. 9 p.m. at Ned Devine’s/Ned Kelly’s, 2565 Centreville Road, Herndon. Call 703-793-7376 or visit www.neddevines.com.

YAP. Improvisational comedy. $10 adults, $5 children. 2 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely Trio. Folk/rock/soul. Re-scheduled date; tickets for canceled March 14 show are valid. E-mail Cheryl@jamminjava.com for refund information. $15. 7 p.m. early show at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Lucy Kaplansky with guest Nathan Gaunt. Folk singer-songwriter. $20. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

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

<cal1>Sunday/April 20

<cal2>Concerts at the Alden: Emily Phelps, piano. Free. 3 p.m. at the Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Visit www.mcleancenter.org.

Marshall Crenshaw. Pop/rock. $20. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/April 21

<cal2>Book Club. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Used Book Shop, 1623 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. Call 703-435-9772.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 22

<cal2>Thai Chi Fundraiser. Join Health Matters Massage, 443-B Carlisle Drive, Herndon from 6:30 – 8 p.m. for T'ai Chi class. This event is a fund raiser for Inova Juniper's HIV/ AIDS Program. All proceeds will go to their patient care fund. Suggested donation is $25. Call 703-568-9224.

March into Spring! Stories about marching bands and a parade. Age 3-5. 10:30 p.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Community Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 703-437-8855.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 23

<cal2>Dave Barnes "Me + You + The World" CD release, Andy Davis. Acoustic/pop/soul. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Barrage. Canadian fiddlers with music and a fully-choreographed stage show. Second performance Thursday. $25. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Senior Movie Day. Free movie for seniors the fourth Wednesday every month. Refreshments and door prizes at 9:15 a.m., movie starts at 10 a.m. at the Multiplex Cinemas, 11900 Market St., Reston Town Center. Call 703-435-6577 for titles.

<cal1>Thursday/April 24

<cal2>Justin Currie from Del Amitri, Angie Mattson. Acoustic pop/rock. $15. 8 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Barrage. Canadian fiddlers with music and a fully-choreographed stage show. First performance Wednesday. $25. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Used Book Sale Preview. Friends Members' Preview Night. All ages. 6-8:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/April 25

<cal2>McLean Art Society meeting, featuring Penelope Barringer, a lithograph artist. 10 a.m.-noon at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, 703-790-0123. Guests are welcome.

Making Noise Presents "Let Them Speak: Giving Voice to the Youth of Africa." Fund-raising event featuring spoken word, testimony, photography and music. $10 suggested donation. 6 p.m. early show at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Future, Colouring Lesson. Rock/reggae. $10. 10 p.m. late show at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

David Finckel and Wu Han. Cello and piano duo, part of the Discovery Series at Wolf Trap. Program includes Strauss, Grieg, Franck. $30. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Sub G. Five suburban boys having a good time on stage. 9 p.m. at Ned Devine’s/Ned Kelly’s, 2565 Centreville Road, Herndon. Call 703-793-7376 or visit www.neddevines.com.

Open Mic Night. 7:30 p.m. at Reston’s Used Book Shop, 1623 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne. Call 703-435-9772. Repeats the fourth Friday of the month.

Book Sale! Co-sponsored 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.

Semi-Annual Used Book Sale. Special collection of used books. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. All ages. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700. Continues through Sunday.

<cal1>Saturday/April 26

<cal2>Yard Sale. Hosted by the Friends of Vale Schoolhouse, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road, Oakton. Proceeds benefit the preservation of the 1888 schoolhouse. Call 703-246-0116.

Robbie Schaefer and Ellis Paul. Folk guitarists and songwriters. $18. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Gonzo’s Nose. Local party band. 9 p.m. at Ned Devine’s/Ned Kelly’s, 2565 Centreville Road, Herndon. Call 703-793-7376 or visit www.neddevines.com.

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

Semi-Annual Used Book Sale. Special collection of used books. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. All ages. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700. Begins Friday, continues Sunday.

Earth Day Celebration. Honor conservation pioneer Dr. Ira Gabrielson as the Fairfax County History Commission presents a State Historic Highway Marker to be erected in his name. Earth Day Art Contest winners will be awarded prizes at this time. No registration is required. 2 p.m. at the Oakton library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Call 703-242-4020.

<cal1>Sunday/April 27

<cal2>J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor, with the New Dominion Chorale and Orchestra. 4 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at the Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria campus, 3001 N. Beauregard St. Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors, $5 for students, $20 for group sales. Call 703-442-9404 or visit www.newdominion.org.

Johnny A, Peter and Alex. Rock guitar. $18. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Semi-Annual Used Book Sale. Special collection of used books. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. All ages. Noon-3:30 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700. Begins Friday, continues Saturday.

<cal1>Monday/April 28

<cal2>Holiday Parade, We Shot the Moon, Kaddisfly, Farewell Flight. Rock. $10. 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Mother Goose Time. Interactive storytime session 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.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 29

<cal2>Teitur "The Singer" CD release, Old Springs Pike, Helgi. Acoustic/folk/alternative. $15. 8 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 30

<cal2>Damien Dempsey with guest Jess Klein. Irish singer/songwriter. $12. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Brad Mehldau Trio. Jazz piano with bass and drums. $25. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Call 703-938-2404 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

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.

<cal1>Saturday/May 3

<cal2>Art Auction Gala. AJRoss Auction of Holbrook, N.Y. will display more than 150 custom framed and matted works of art and documented sports memorabilia at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St. Herndon. Preview at 7 p.m.; live auction begins at 8 p.m. Funds raised to benefit the Montessori School of Herndon. Hors d'oeuvres will be prepared by Food Network featured Teddy Folkman, executive chef at Granville Moore's in D.C. Tickets for the Gala are $15 per person or $25 for two. For tickets, contact Laura Inra at 703-346-3344 or email at herndonmontessori @verizon.net.

<cal1>Saturday/May 10

<cal2>The Audubon Quartet. $20; suitable for ages 9 and up, 3 p.m. at CenterStage, at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Call 703-476-4500 and press 3 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

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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. Visit www.holycrosslutheranchurch.net and select "Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series" for full schedule.

Open Mic Night. 7:30 p.m. at Reston’s Used Book Shop, 1623 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne. Call 703-435-9772. Repeats the fourth Friday of the month.

Bluegrass Jam. Players and spectators welcome, 1-4 p.m. at Reston’s Used Book Shop, 1623 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne. Call 703-435-9772. Second and fifth Sunday of every month.

Spanish Chats. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. 7 p.m. at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Senior Movie Day. Free movie for seniors the fourth Wednesday every month. Refreshments and door prizes at 9:15 a.m., movie starts at 10 a.m. at the Multiplex Cinemas, 11900 Market St., Reston Town Center. Call 703-435-6577 for titles.