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Calendar 6/26

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Friday/June 27

Rent. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets $25 to $80. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Janine Wilson Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Free. visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances or call 703-324-7469.

NVCC Annandale Brass will perform some “Bigtop” favorites including “Broadway One Step”, “Georgia Girl” and “Copa Cabana” as part of their Summer Pops collection. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Politicks & Jealousy Curve. 8 p.m. TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Age 21+ only. www.ttreynolds.com.

Lionize, The Seed and other bands. 8 p.m. at Fat Tuesday’s, University Mall, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, 703-385-5717

Pierce Pettis. 7:30 p.m., Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

bob, Jackmove. Rock. 10 p.m., Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Saturday/June 28

Fairfax Choral Society, Hollywood Goes Choral III: Music That Moves! 8 p.m., GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Family focused performance. Tickets $35, $25. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa or call 888-945-2468.

Theater of the First Amendment: Mariela in the Desert by Karen Zacarias. 8:30 p.m., GMU Center for the Arts Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $30, $25. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa or call 888-945-2468.

TwentySomthin, Slightly Something and other bands. 8 p.m. at Fat Tuesday’s, University Mall, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, 703-385-5717.

Rent. 2 p.m and 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets $25 to $80. 877-WOLFTRAP.

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.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Laura Tsaggaris and The Beachcombers. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Sunday/June 29

The World Children’s Choir. 2 p.m., GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Family focused performance. Tickets $15, $10. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa or call 888-945-2468.

”O Brother Brunch” featuring Dead Men’s Hollow. 2 p.m., Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $8. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Luke Brindley, Anthony Fiacco, Shane Hines, Todd Wright. 7 p.m., Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Rent. 2 p.m and 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets $25 to $80. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Inova Blood Drive. Photo ID required. Appointments preferred; call 1-866-256-6372. 12-4 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Monday/June 30

Paul Thorn. 8 p.m., Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $20. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Monday Movies. 3:30 p.m. Enjoy a movie based on a book and discuss which was better — the movie or the book. Age 6-18. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

On the Bill. Spinny Johnson, former Harlem Globetrotter, performs fun and amazing basketball tricks. 2:30 p.m. Age 6-12. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

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.

Penelope Fleming, Teddy Bear’s Picnic. 10:30 a.m. Kitty Pozer Garden, Old Town Hall Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax, 703-352-ARTS or www.fairfaxarts.org.

Tuesday/July 1

Inova Blood Drive. Photo ID required. 1:30-7 p.m. Appointments preferred; call 1-866-256-6372. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Sergio Mendes, Zap Mama. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $40 in-house, $22 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Wednesday/July 2

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

Crash Boom Bang, Pictures in Pieces, The Years Gone By, Cerca Trova, Army of Freshman. Rock. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

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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 Street, 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 Street, 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 Avenue, 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 Avenue, 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.

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.