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<b>Thursday/June 12</b>

Take a Break Concert. The Fabulettes, a 1960s-style girl group, will perform at Lake Anne Village Center, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, from 7-9 p.m. Free. Visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

Children’s Show. Sea Shanty Jack will be at Lake Anne Village Center, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, 11-11:30 a.m. Visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

Bluebirds. Watch a slide show presentation to learn all about these creatures and why they need help at Reston Association, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Build a blue bird box and learn tips and techniques for maintaining it, 7-8 p.m. Cost is $13/RA members, $18/non-members. Call 703-435-6530 or visist www.reston.org.

Farmers' Market from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at 765 Lynn St., Herndon. Visit www.herndon-va.gov.

Baby Signs. Come meet Beebo the Baby Signs Bear, hear stories, and learn some simple signs at Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 10:30 a.m. Age 12-18. Call 703-437-8855. Age 6-24 months with adult. Call 703-437-8855.

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

Friends' Book Discussion at Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 7:30 p.m. Ask for title. Adults. No registration is required. Call 703-689-2700.

<b>Friday/June 13</b>

Friday Night Live will be from 6:30-10:30 p.m. on the Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Dr. Fu and Seven From Sunday will perform. Call 703-481-6133.

<b>Saturday/June 14</b>

Sell-abration. The Studio Artists of ARTWORKS Gallery will be exhibiting new work from 4-7 p.m. ARTWORKS Gallery is part of the new "Gallery Row" on Sunset Hills Rd. between Wiehle Ave. and Plaza America. Call Brenda Belfield at 703-471-0099.

Dairy Day. Celebrate National Dairy Month at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Milk cows and goats, and taste different types of dairy products. Churn butter, enjoy hands-on farm activities and see other farm demonstrations. The cost is $4 per person. Call 703-437-9101.

Happy Father's Day. Stories, activities, and a craft, 11 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Call 703-437-8855. Age 2-5 with adult.

<b>Sunday/June 15</b>

Acoustic Jam. Bring an instrument or come by to enjoy this free drop-in session at the Frying Pan Country Store, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 703-437-9101.

<b>Monday/June 16</b>

Reston Presents. Reston Presents is a monthly lecture and presentation series that highlights the talents of local residents at the Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston from 7-9 p.m. Topics include anything from cooking demonstrations to stories from war veterans and book signings with local authors. No registration required. To learn about future programs, or to volunteer to be a presenter contact 703-390-6157.

<b>Tuesday/June 17</b>

Spring Lunchtime Picnic for the Town of Herndon Employees will be from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon. Visit www.herndon-va.gov.

Family Dive-In Movie. Come join other families for free pool side movies at Glade Pool, 11550 Glade Drive, Reston, 8:30 p.m. There will be popcorn and drinks, but don’t forget a float. Movie titles will be advertised at the event locations. Call 703-435-6577.

Children’s Show. Peter McCory One-Man Band will be at Lake Anne Village Center, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, 11-11:30 a.m. Visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 18</b>

Senior Social. Meet friends and find out more about what is going on in the community in at the Herndon Senior Center, 1-3 p.m. Call 703-435-6577.

Teddy Bear Picnic. Bear lovers are invited to a bearific morning, which includes bear stories, games, and fun at North Hills Picnic Pavilion, 1325 North Village Road, Reston. Bring a picnic lunch and a favorite teddy bear. Earl the Squirrel will be on hand to have pictures taken with him. Reservations requested. Call 703-435-6530 to register. Cost is $3/members and $6/non-members.

American Wildlife. Meet and learn about live animals from the backyard and beyond with Animal Ambassadors at the Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon, 10:30 a.m. Call 703-437-8855. Age 6-12.

<b>Thursday/June 19</b>

Japanese Wind Ensemble. The Saitama Sakae H.S. Wind Orchestra is scheduled to play at the Herndon High School Auditorium. The special concert will start at 7:30 p.m. A donation of $5 will go towards the Herndon High School Band Program.

Senior Cinema at 10 a.m. at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave

Herndon. The movie will be "Casablanca." Call 703-435-6800, Ext. 2109.

Farmers' Market from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at 765 Lynn St., Herndon. Visit www.herndon-va.gov.

Dance Under the Stars. Dance the night away at the Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market St., Reston, with conductor, Doc Scantlin, and his live Imperial Palms Orchestra from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors. Call 703-435-6577 for tickets.

Summer Reading Kickoff with Somos el Mar. Listen to music from around the world and sign up for the Summer Reading Program at 3 p.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Call 703-437-8855. All ages. No registration is required.

Creatures Great and Small presented by Rainbow Puppets. A musical review of animal songs and stories at the Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston at 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Call 703-689-2700. All ages.

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

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

Take a Break Concert. Sol Y Rumba a Latin group will perform at Lake Anne Village Center, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston from 7-9 p.m. Free. Visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

Children’s Show. Malcolm the Magician will be at Lake Anne Village Center, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, 11-11:30 a.m. Visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

<b>Friday/June 20</b>

Friday Night Live will be from 6:30-10:30 p.m. on the Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Crowded Streets and 8 Track Jones will perform. Call 703-481-6133.

<b>Saturday/June 21</b>

Night Music. Enjoy music under that stars at 7:30 p.m. at the Herndon Town Green. Call 703-787-7300.

Senior Prom. 2-4:30 p.m. The Rotary Club of Herndon and Reston's Senior will present a Senior Prom for Herndon and Reston residents age 50 or better at St. Joseph's Church, 750 Peachtree Street, Herndon. 703-437-5886, call for reservations.

Concerts on the Town. Reston Concerts on the Town is a free series that takes place at the Reston Town Center Pavilion every Saturday from 7:30 – 10 p.m., rain or shine. Music lovers of all ages are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets to the concerts each week and come ready to have a swingin’ good time. Call the concert hotline: 703-912-4062. Jacky & Strings (Caribbean, flamenco, Afro-Cuban) will perform this week.