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Burke and Fairfax Calendar 7/3

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Annamaria Mazzini and Orion Duckstein dance in 'Black Tuesday,' as the Paul Taylor Dance Company's Tuesday, July 8 performance at Wolf Trap's Filene Center in Vienna. For more, call 877-WOLFTRAP.

To have community events listed, send to southcalendar@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6459 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

<call1>Thursday/July 3

Hawaiian Cultural Heritage Night. A band of Hawaiian performers for a virtual trip to the islands. 7:30 p.m. Ossian Hall Park, 7900 Heritage Drive, Annandale. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

The Five One, 7 p.m. at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Age 21+ only. www.ttreynolds.com.

Poor Man’s Lobster. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Saxaphone Quartet. 8 p.m.Veteran’s Ampitheater at City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 703-352-ARTS or www.fairfaxarts.org.

Friday/July 4

City of Fairfax Independence Day Celebration. Parade 10 a.m., City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Old Fashioned Fireman’s Day 12:30 p.m., Fire Station 3; Fairfax Museum Open House, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-7858 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov.

Independence Day Evening Show. 7 p.m., with music by Changes in Latitude – Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band and fireworks, Fairfax High School Stadium, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Call 703-385-7858 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov.

Saturday/July 5

Microsoft Word: An Introduction. Learn the basics of operating a word processor by using Microsoft Word. 2:30 p.m. Age 13 and up. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Reggae Night with The Internals and Andros. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Donna Summer. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Jann Klose, multicultural pop singer-songwriter, performs at 6 p.m. the Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series, 11900 Palace Way, at Fairfax Corner at Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway in Fairfax. Visit www.fairfaxcorner.com or call 703-227-0893.

Sunday/July 6

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 12-3 p.m. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Girl Authority. Pop. 2:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

NSO at WolfTrap: Bernstein’s "Candide" in Concert. 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $20 to $55. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Monday/July 7

Let's Go. Hop aboard a train, rocket ship and time machine on Tracey Eldridge's madcap musical trip. 7 p.m. All ages. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 6:30-9 p.m. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Open Mic. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Ani DiFranco. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $40 in-house, $28 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Tuesday/July 8

Reading Magic. A magic show full of comedy and fun with Turley the Magician. 7 p.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Forensics 101. Learn how forensic scientists use bugs and plants to solve crimes. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. No registration necessary. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Joy Lippard. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Paul Taylor Dance Company. 8:30 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $38 in-house, $8 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Guided Walking Tour. 7 p.m. Moore House, 3950 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-8414 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/MuseumVC/WalkingTours.asp.

Wednesday/July 9

Comics Around the World. See comics from around the world and create your own with graphic artist and author Matt Dembicki. 7 p.m. Age 12-18. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Mr. Brian and the Boppets. 7 p.m. Puppet fun and high-energy music. All ages. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

PjtheViking Birthday Bash, The Drugstore Cowboys. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Chicago. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $45 in-house, $30 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Little Tots Summer Fun Series, with Mad Science. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m, Free. Unique, hands-on science experiences that are as entertaining as they are educational. Mad Science is proud to introduce millions of children to a world of discovery while sparking their imagination. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Thursday/July 10

Cameroon Cultural Heritage Night. Celebrate Cameroon’s cultural heritage with dancing, music, crafts and food. 7:30 p.m. Ossian Hall Park, 7900 Heritage Drive, Annandale. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Genealogy Databases. Search for your ancestors using the library's genealogy databases and other free Internet databases. 2:00 p.m. Age 13 and up. City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Teen Book Chat. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Age 12-16 with adult. 7:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Teen Cinema. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Age 12-18. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Jason Reeves, Brendan James. Acoustic pop. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

NSO at WolfTrap: Tcheers for Tchaikovsky! 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $40 in-house, $28 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Rebel Run Dixieland Band. 8 p.m.Veteran’s Ampitheater at City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 703-352-ARTS or www.fairfaxarts.org.

Friday/July 11

Swing Speak. Featuring the performances of four musicians with a repertoire of swing, American jazz, Latin and rhythm and blues. 7:30 p.m. Admission is Free. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Call 703-324-7469. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances

Zaug, Bart, Miller. 8 p.m. at Fat Tuesday’s, University Mall, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, 703-385-5717

Hands-On Soap-Making Workshop. Learn the history of soap, watch how it used to be made. 2:30 p.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227,

Friday Flicks. Bring a lunch and enjoy videos. Age 1-6 with adult. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

NSO at WolfTrap: An Evening with Kiri Te Kanawa. 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $20 to $55. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Saturday/July 12

Stage Makeup & Special FX. Scars, wounds and other stage makeup techniques in this hands-on workshop with Lois Walsh. Age 12-18. 2:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 12-3 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Old Time Banjo Festival Contest with Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Doors open 11 a.m., contest begins 12 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $5. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com. To sign up, visit www.oldtimebanjofestival.com.

NSO at WolfTrap: This Way to Broadway: Marvin Hamlisch, conducting. 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $20 to $48. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Guided Walking Tour. 7 p.m., Moore House, 3950 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-385-8414 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/MuseumVC/WalkingTours.asp.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Alexe Colbus and Sound of Sirens. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

27th Annual Obon Summer Festival. This Buddhist observance to honor ancestors, hosted by Ekoji Buddhist Temple, will include Japanese folk dancing, crafts, games, a candle illumination ceremony, traditional Japanese food, temple tours, lectures, and taiko drumming performed by Nen Daiko. Free. Open to the public. 5:30-9 p.m., 6500 Lake Haven Lane, Fairfax Station. For more, visit www.ekoji.org or call 703-239-0500.

Maple Ridge Ground Breaking Ceremony and Block Party hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia in celebration of the new Maple Ridge condominium building. Face painting, games, and a raffle. Live music performed by Common Ground. Food sponsored by Windows Catering Company. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at 4150 Stevenson St., Fairfax. For more, see www.habitatnova.org or call Megan Coleman at 703-521-9890 ext. 111.

Community Yard Sale at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 703-503-4579 or 703-569-0625.

Sunday/July 13

Hootie and the Blowfish. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $40 in-house, $28 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Prelude to the Battle of First Manassas, a talk by Mark Trbovich. Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-385-8414 or visit www.fairfaxva.gov/MuseumVC.

Rose and Flower Arrangement Presentation. Jo Ann Crystal, consulting rosarian of the Arlington Rose Foundation, gives a floral arrangement presentation, focusing on roses. A camera is recommended. The presentation is 2 p.m. at the Fair Oaks location of the Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Free. For more, call 703-860-0071.

Monday/July 14

What's the Matter? Chemistry with fizz, foam and flash presented by Maryland Science Center. 10:30 a.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Calling All Guys. Book discussion group for boys. 7 p.m. Please call for title. Age 9-12 with adult. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Reading Magic. A magic show full of comedy and fun with Turley the Magician. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 6:30-9 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Open Mic. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Handel’s Alcina, Opera based on stories from Ariosto’s Orlando furioso, a 16th-century poem with many fantastical elements. Alcina is an exploration of human love in all its guises and features music of the Baroque era. Directed by Eric Einhorn, conducted by Eric Melear. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m. Tickets $28 to $68.

Instant Opera!, Wolf Trap Opera’s original, improvisational performances for children. 11:15 a.m. Tickets $5. The audience makes up the story, and the actors sing an opera made right on the spot. Previous years’ titles have included SpongeBob Steals the Princess, Trouble in Disneyworld, and The Penguin and the Troll! At the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

Tuesday/July 15

Book Discussion Group. "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. "Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation" by Peter L. Bernstein. 11:00 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. "His Excellency: George Washington" by Joseph Ellis. 7:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. "Digging to America" by Anne Tyler. 7:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Al Green, Amos Lee. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $28 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Wednesday/July 16

On the Beach. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Juggling and Other Amazing Tricks. Learn to juggle, walk on stilts and more in this workshop with Nicolo Whimsey. Age 12-18. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Writers’ Roundtable. Discuss writing with other writers. 7:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Earth, Wind & Fire. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $45 in-house, $30 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Instant Opera!, Wolf Trap Opera’s original improvisational performances for children. The audience makes up the story, and the actors sing an opera made right on the spot. Previous years’ titles have included SpongeBob Steals the Princess, Trouble in Disneyworld, and The Penguin and the Troll! At the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. 11:15 a.m. Tickets $5.