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Burke & Fairfax Calendar 8/1

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.

Friday/Aug. 1

Jumptown performs a collection of swinging blues, funk and soul. Exciting American R&B music featuring searing solos. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Discovering Virginia. Take a trip with folk musicians Cindy and Shelly and meet pirates, writers and presidents from Virginia. 10:30 a.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Friday Flicks. Bring 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.

Saturday/Aug. 2

Dave Lieberman, personal chef, author and host on The Food Network. 2 p.m. Cooking demonstration will take place at the Macy's in the Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax. The program is a partnership with Edible Communities, a national organization that promotes local farm and artisan products through online and publication resources. Call 703-359-8300.

Meet the Harleys. Fairfax H.O.G.s bring their motorcycles to answer questions and share safety tips. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227,

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.

Breaking Dawn Book Release Party. The release of Stephenie Meyer’s new book “Breaking Dawn.” Plenty of food, games, and vampire fun. Design and wear a Twilight T-shirt for the party and win a prize. Ages 13-18. 12 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. 12-3 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Marcus Johnson. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

What on Earth? 10:30 a.m. Simplified look at some earth science topics. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227.

Neighborhood Block Party at Fairfax Corner. 3-6 p.m. Face painting, balloon, moon bounce and more. Free. Fairfax Corner, 4245 Summit Corner Drive #254, Fairfax.

Call 703-227-0894 or visit www.FairfaxCorner.com.

Monday/Aug. 4

What on Earth? Simplified look at some earth science topics. 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. Call for title. Age 9-12 with adult. No registration necessary. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Lights, Camera, Action. This basic production workshop shows how to make films for the library's Cool Clips contest or just for fun. Age 12-18. 2:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

The Juggling Lady. Incorporating music and comedy, Karen Lyles juggles props from around the world. 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. 6:30-9 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Book discussion group for boys. Call for title. Age 9-12 with adult. No registration required. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Tuesday/Aug. 5

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.

Wednesday/Aug. 6

A Day at the Beach With Under the Sea. See creatures you’d find at the shore and learn about sand, waves, tides and sun. Age 6-12. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Writers’ Roundtable. Discuss your work with other writers. No registration necessary. 7:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Little Tots Summer Fun Series, with Flumpa & Friends. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. An interactive family adventure combining music, physical movement and colorful sets with science fun facts and biological, earth and physical sciences. Featuring the 6-foot-6, blue-eyed tree frog and its creator, Wendy Whitten the Singing Scientist, the show engages curiosity and stimulates imagination. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Thursday/Aug. 7

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

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.

Will Hoge, Old Springs Pike. Rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Friday/Aug. 8

Trio Caliente. A mixture of jazz and pop complimented with flamenco, bossa nova and salsa. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 12 noon. Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

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.

Shane Hines. Pop/rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Truro Church Book Sale. 12-5 p.m. Books, videos, CDs, DVDs, and cassettes. Truro Church, 10520 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-631-1275 or visit www.trurochurch.org.

Saturday/Aug. 9

Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn to put together an attractive presentation. 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. 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.

Teen Beach Party. Enjoy fun in the sun with great food and outdoor sports. Age 12-18. 12 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Mambo Sauce. Rock/soul/hip-hop. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Marshall Artz and Billy Coulter. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Truro Church Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Books, videos, CDs, DVDs, and cassettes. Truro Church, 10520 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-631-1275 or visit www.trurochurch.org.

Mommy Mart, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Find gently used items for babies, children or maternity, including clothing, toys, books, videos, strollers, nursery items, bedding and more. Free. Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Call Bertha Moseley at 703-385-7858.

Sunday/Aug. 10

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. No registration necessary. 12-3 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Truro Church Book Sale. 12-2 p.m. Books, videos, CDs, DVDs, and cassettes. Truro Church, 10520 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-631-1275 or visit www.trurochurch.org.

Virginia Power Shift 5k Fun Run. 9 a.m., at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station. The money earned will go to funding Virginia Power Shift and shoe drive donation for www.soles4souls.org. Online registration is $20, includes a race shirt. Packet pickup day of race. Contact Lyndsay McKeever at 571-214-8805 or mckeevla@vt.edu. Visit www.vapowershift.org.

Monday/Aug. 11

Bugs, Garden, and Food with Forensics 101. Learn how bugs and plants are used to solve crimes in this hands-on forensic science program. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Ride the Wind. Hear stories and fun facts about kites flown in countries all over the world and make a kite. Age 8-12. 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.

Virginia Ballet presents “Precedence.” 4:30 p.m. A summer dance concert featuring the integration of contemporary dance styles with classical ballet techniques. $10, all seats reserved. The Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater on the NVCC campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Call 703-249-8227 or visit www.virginiaballetcompany.org.

Tueday/Aug. 12

Mother Goose & Fabulous Puppet. Join Mother Goose and her puppet friends Jack and Jill for fun-filled stories and songs. 10:30 a.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. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/Aug. 13

Make Your Own Pop-Up Cards. Learn how to make special pop-up cards for friends and family. Supplies Provided. Limited sign up. 10:30 a.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

American Wildlife. Meet and learn about live animals from the backyard and beyond with Animal Ambassadors. Age 6-12. 10:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

A Change of Pace, Houston Calls, You me and Everyone We Know. Rock. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

A Day at the Beach With Under the Sea. 2:30 p.m., age 6 to 12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227.