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Calendar May 8-14

E-mail announcements to the Gazette, gazette@connectionnewspapers.com. Photos and artwork are encouraged. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week's paper. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with questions.

Ongoing

Tickets for Mount Vernon’s Wine Festival & Sunset Tour will go on sale April 15 via www.ticketmaster.com, 703-573-SEAT or Mount Vernon’s Orientation Center. $30/person. Sample a variety of wines while listening from a variety of historic interpreters. Visit www.mountvernon.org or 703-780-2000.

Bike Ride. Every Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cameron Run Regional Park Parking lot, 4100 Eisenhower Ave. Come ride on the Holmes Run Greenway. Anyone can ride, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Ride either 5.6 miles or 6.9 miles. Visit http://bike.meetup.com/288 or call Susan Schneider, BikeWalk Alexandria, at 202-403-1148.

Visit George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill through Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See how whiskey got started. $4/adult; $2/child. Get discounts with admission to Mount Vernon Estate. Visit www.mountvernon.org for more.

Take a seasonal walking tour from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate. This 30-minute tour explores a variety of contributions. Free. Visit www.mountvernon.org for more.

On Sundays take a Potomac River Sightseeing Cruise at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. $9/adult; $5/child in addition to Mount Vernon Estate admission. Visit www.mountvernon.org for schedules.

Green Spring Garden has a market on Saturdays, May 3, 10 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road. Browse through shrubs, grasses and more. 703-642-5173.

Green Spring Garden, 4603 Green Spring Road, is holding a children’s gardening program every Monday from 2-4 p.m. through May 19. Children between 8-12 years old can get garden lessons, do hands-on activities, and grow your own garden with help from Green Spring staff and Master Gardeners. $70/student. Call 703-642-5173 to register.

Every Tuesday and Thursday through October from 5- 8 p.m. at Hotel Monaco Alexandria, enjoy Doggie Happy Hour. Enjoy doggie treats and human treats.

Join City archaeologists and trained volunteers for an exciting program for kids of all ages at Alexandria Archaeology Family Dig Days. Be part of the fascinating archaeological investigation and discover firsthand the hidden clues left behind by the people who lived and worked there hundreds of years ago, by helping screen excavated soil. Monthly Family Dig Days will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive, in Alexandria. The 2008 dates are on Saturdays: May 31; June 14; July 12; Aug. 16; Sept. 20 and Oct. 18. $5/person and spots fill up fast. Call 703-838-4399 or visit www.alexandriaarchaeology.org to reserve a spot.

Arlington's David M. Brown Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., presents “Larry, Cat in Space” beginning Friday, May 9 through Sunday, June 15. Enjoy a heartwarming story about a cat who takes a trip to the moon to be with his owner. Show times are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors & children 12 and younger. For further information, call the Planetarium office at 703-228-6070.

Friday/May 9

Lunch Bunch. Noon at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Children up to age 5 can bring a lunch and listen to stories. Free. 703-971-0010.

Flower Gardens. 10:30 a.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Stories, crafts and activities for children ages 2-5. Free. 703-768-6700.

Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 24-36 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Saturday/May 10

Festa Romana. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lyles Crouch School, 530 S. Saint Asaph St. See the Roman Army, play games, paint shields and more. Proceeds benefit The Amy High Latin Scholarship Fund.

Mother’s Day Party. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate. Meet Mrs. Washington, see demonstrations, dancing and more. $13/adult; $12/senior; $6/child. Visit www.mountvernon.org for more.

Beatles Night. 6-10 p.m. at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 8531 Riverside Road. Features Black Moon Tonic, food, beer, wine and more. Advance reservations required, spillthebeans@cox.net or 703-489-0296.

Fiber Workshop. Noon-5 p.m. outside of Target Gallery, 105 N. Union St. See free weaving demonstrations and more. Visit www.torpedofactory.org for more.

Old Town Arts & Crafts Festival. 1-5 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Browse through hand-made crafts and more. Free. Visit www.alexandriavolunteers.com or 703-834-2176.

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month. 10:30 a.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Families can listen to a paper crane story and then make origami paper cranes. Free. 703-971-0010.

Opening Reception. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at The von Brahler Ltd./Gallery presents “Rock” by Yuri Kokoyanin. See sculptures, carvings and paintings. Free. 703-798-8686.

Gala. 6:30-11 p.m. at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road. Features cocktails, food, music and dancing. $125/person. Celebrate United Community Ministries. 703-768-7106.

Saturday Stories. 10:30 a.m. Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. All ages. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Sunday/May 11

Mother’s Day Tours. 1-4 p.m. at Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden, 614 Oronoco St. Mothers and grandmothers can take free tours with their families. $4/adult; $2/student. Visit www.LeeFendallHouse.org or 703-548-1789.

Mother’s Day Party. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate. Meet Mrs. Washington, see demonstrations, dancing and more. $13/adult; $12/senior; $6/child. Visit www.mountvernon.org for more.

Music Performance. Hear the Marine Band perform at 2 p.m. at Rachel M. Shlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St. Free. Visit www.schlesingercenter.com or 703-845-6156.

Knitting. Join Knit-a-Gogo at Le Pain Quotidien, 701 King St., from 5:30-8 p.m. for a meal and then learning for the first time or improving on existing knitting skills to create a beautiful handmade spring scarf. $55 for beginners. $65/intermediate. To register, call 202-669-8282 or e-mail Danielle@knit-a-gogo.com for more.

Old Town Arts & Crafts Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Browse through hand-made crafts and more. Free. Visit www.alexandriavolunteers.com or 703-834-2176.

Mother’s Day Tours. 1-5 p.m. at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. Free tours for visiting mothers. Reservations required, www.gadsbystavern.org or 703-838-4242.

Free Mother’s Day Tour. 1-5 p.m. at Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105-107 S. Fairfax St. Mothers can enjoy free tours; $4/adult; $2/child. Visit www.apothecarymuseum.org or 703-838-3852.

All That Jazz. 3:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2701 Cameron Mills Road. Choral Society will perform music by Rob Landes and more. $15/adult; $10/senior; children under 18 are free. Visit www.alexchoralsociety.org or 703-548-4734.

Bridge Club. 4 p.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Children and adults 12 and up can learn how to play. Beginners and advance players welcome. Free. 703-765-3645.

Opening Reception. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at The von Brahler Ltd./Gallery presents “Rock” by Yuri Kokoyanin. See sculptures, carvings and paintings. Free. 703-798-8686.

Music Performance. 3 p.m. at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 8531 Riverside Road. Features music by Acoustic Eidolon. Free. Features teas and cakes during intermission. 703-360-4220.

Monday/May 12

Music Performance. The United States Air Force Concert Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Road. Featuring Alexandria native SMSgt Bill Marr. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Early Readers Book Discussion. 3 p.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Ages 6-8 can enjoy early reader book activities. Free. 703-971-0010.

Mommy and Me. 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre. Children ages 24-35 months can enjoy stories and fun. Free. 703-339-4610.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Discuss “When All the World Was Young: A Memoir” by Barbara Holland. Free. 703-768-6700.

Books and Ideas. Adults can discuss “The Water’s Lovely” by Ruth Rendell at 7:30 p.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Free. 703-765-3645.

Little One-Ders. 10 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 12-23 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Family Story Night. 7 p.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. Free. 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Mother Goose Time. 9: 30 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. For children ages 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4555.

Tuesday/May 13

Lullaby Stories. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre. Children up to age 5 can enjoy bedtime stories in their pajamas. Free. 703-339-4610.

Book Group. Young adults can discuss a book at 7 p.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Free. “Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman. Call for title. 703-768-6700.

Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 24-36 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Live Poet Meeting. 7 p.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. Share a poem or just listen. Free. 703-519-3498.

Story Time. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children up to age 4. Free. 703-838-4566.

Tuesday Tots. 11 a.m. at Burke Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. For children ages 2-3. 703-519-6000.

Stories to Grow On. 11 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Free. For children ages 2 and up.

Mother Goose Time. 9: 30 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. For children ages 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4555.

Wednesday/May 14

Lecture. Hear about the restoration of Dyke Marsh at 7:30 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park Visitors’ Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd. Free. Visit www.fodm.org or 703-768-2525.

Knit Picks. 7 p.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Bring needles and learn some new projects. Beginners welcome. Ages 10-14. Free. 703-971-0010.

Rising Words, Rising Images. 11 a.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Discuss “Confucius: The Golden Rule” by Russell Freedman with related activities. Children ages 9-12. Free. 703-765-3645.

Toast To Fashion. 6:30 p.m. at Belle Haven Country Club, 6023 Fort Hunt Road. Features local stores and more. $40/advance; $45/door. Visit www.campagnacenter.org or 703-549-0111.

Music Performance. 12:15 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Features students from local and visiting schools. Free. 703-883-4648.

Pajama Party. 7 p.m. at Burke Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. For children ages 3-6. 703-519-6000.

Meet and Talk. 3:30 p.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. Meet and talk to a police officer. For children in grades 3 and up. Free. 703-838-4566.

Book Reading. 7 p.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Discuss “Marley & Me” by John Grogan. Registration recommended. Free. 703-838-4555.

Stories to Grow On. 11 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Free. For children ages 2 and up.

Mother Goose Time. 9: 30 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. For children ages 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4555.

Thursday/May 15

Jazz Poetry. 7 p.m. at Caboose Café, 2419 Mount Vernon Ave. Features Jonathan Vaile, Cliff Bernier and more. Free. 703-566-1283.

Just Twos. 10:30 a.m. Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Stories and activities for children ages 24-35 months. Free. 703-768-6700.

Poetry Group. 7 p.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Adults can recite favorite song lyrics. Free. 703-768-6700.

Mini Golf Classic. 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Cameron Run Regional Park, 4001 Eisenhower Ave. Features mini golf, dishes from local establishments and more. Dogs invited. $20/advance or $25/door includes tickets for golf, food, beer and wine. Visit www.eisenhowerpartnership.org.

JazzPoetry. 7 p.m. at Caboose Café and Bakery, 2419 Mount Vernon Ave. Features Jonathan Vaile, Cliff Bernier and more. Free. 703-566-1283.

Book Sale. 4-9 p.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Browse through a variety of books. 703-519-6000.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. Discuss “The Man Who Would be King” by Rudyard Kipling. Free. 703-931-3559.

Story Time. 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 3-5. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Thursday Story Time. 11 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children 3-5. Free. 703-838-4566.

Mother Goose Time. 9:30 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4566.

Friday/May 16

Music Performance. The Mount Vernon Swing Band will perform from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road. $4/person. 703-765-4573.

May Fete Celebration. 6-8:30 p.m. at Aquinas Montessori, 8334 Mount Vernon Highway. Enjoy food, entertainment, theatre performance and more. 703-780-8484 for reservations.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Bishop Ireton High School. The United States Air Force Band will perform a free concert featuring Alexandria native SMSgt Bill Marr. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Spring Wine Festival and Sunset Tour. 6-9 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. $30/person. Enjoy wine from 16 wineries, music and more. Visit www.mountvernon.org or 703-780-2000.

Lunch Bunch. Noon at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Children up to age 5 can bring a lunch and listen to stories. Free. 703-971-0010.

B is for Books. 10:15 a.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Children ages 2-5 can enjoy stories and activities to celebrate Children’s Book Week. Free. 703-765-3645.

Music Performance. 12:15 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Features students from local and visiting schools. Free. 703-883-4648.

Book Sale. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Browse through a variety of books. 703-519-6000.

Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 24-36 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Saturday/May 17

Pancake Breakfast. 7-10 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 100 E. Windsor Ave. Enjoy an all you can eat breakfast. $5/adult; $3/child. E-mail office@delrayumc.org or 703-549-2088.

Family Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lee-Fendall House Museum, 614 Oronoco St. Take part in arts and crafts, tours and more. Adults are free with children, children ages 5-17 $2. Children under 5 free. Visit www.LeeFendallHouse.org or 703-548-1789.

Artist Reception. 4-8 p.m. Gallery West, 1213 King St., presents “Nature’s Journey” from May 7 through June 1. The exhibit showcases landscapes, lotus and flowers by Darlene Kaplan. Free. Visit www.gallery-west.com or 703-549-6006.

Hand Dance Social. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at Holiday Inn Hotel, 625 First St., Alexandria. Enjoy cash bar, live music, dancing and more. $20/advance; $25/door with non-perishable food being accepted. Visit www.ktsvacations.net or 703-772-4023 .

Paint Alexandria. The Art League will lead demonstrations and instructional sessions for any artist from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at various events around town. $40/unlimited sessions. Visit www.theartleague.org for more.

Spring Wine Festival and Sunset Tour. 6-9 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. $30/person. Enjoy wine from 16 wineries, music and more. Visit www.mountvernon.org or 703-780-2000.

Family Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St. Families can enjoy arts and crafts, tour, costumes, author signing and more. Adults free when accompanied by children. $2/child. Visit www.leefendallhouse.org or 703-548-1789.

Del Ray House Tour. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour 11 houses in the original Town of Potomac. $15/advance; $20/day. Visit www.delraycitizen.org for more.

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month. 10:30 a.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Families can listen to a paper crane story and then make origami paper cranes. Free. 703-971-0010.

Puppetopia. 3 p.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. All ages can enjoy tales for book lovers. Free. 703-768-6700.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Discuss “Breath, Eyes, Memory” by Edwidge Danticat. Free. 703-765-6700.

Mesa Verde Murder. 7 p.m. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Meet southwestern characters, gather evidence and find out whodunit. Adults. Free. 703-765-6700.

Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Springs Road. The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society hosts this sale. Free. Visit www.odcsmums.org or 703-560-8776.

Kinship Care Family Cookout. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Gum Springs Community Center, 8100 Fordson Road. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and others raising a child for another family member and children ages 3-12 can participate in this free event. 703-324-3517.

All Alexandria Reads. 10 a.m. at Duncan Branch Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. Get clicker training or enjoy pet massages at 11 a.m. and noon. Free.

Book Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. Browse through a variety of books. 703-519-6000.

Saturday Stories. 10:30 a.m. Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. All ages. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Puppy Puppets Craft. 2-5 p.m. at Burke Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. For children ages 4-12. 703-519-6000.

Sunday/May 18

Music Performance. Focus Inn presents John Flynn with Spencer Bates at 7 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 2280 N. Beauregard St. $15/general; $12/member. Visit www.focusmusic.org or 703-380-3151.

Paint Alexandria. The Art League will lead demonstrations and instructional sessions for any artist from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at various events around town. $40/unlimited sessions. Visit www.theartleague.org for more.

Spring Wine Festival and Sunset Tour. 6-9 p.m. at Mount Vernon Estate, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. $30/person. Enjoy wine from 16 wineries, music and more. Visit www.mountvernon.org or 703-780-2000.

Tea with Martha Washington. 3 p.m. at Gadsby’s Tavern, 134 N. Royal St. Enjoy tea, food, and dancing with Mrs. Washington. Party attire requested. $20/person. Reservations required, www.gadsbystavern.org or 703-838-4242.

Bridge Club. 4 p.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Children and adults 12 and up can learn how to play. Beginners and advance players welcome. Free. 703-765-3645.

Historic Huntley Open House. 2-4 p.m. at Historic Huntley, 6918 Harrison Lane. Enjoy a puppet show featuring Thomson Mason and his family. Free. Enjoy light refreshments. 703-768-2525.

Toast to Alexandria. 4-7 p.m. at Collingwood-on-the-Potomac, 8301 E. Boulevard Drive. Taste wines, food and more from local restaurants and vineyards. For tickets visit www.campagnacenter.org. or 703-549-0111. Proceeds benefit Campagna Center.

Music Performance. 3 p.m. at Washington Street United Methodist Church, 115 S. Washington St. Features music by the Chancel Choir and more. Free but canned goods accepted. Visit www.wsumc.com or 703-836-4324.

Monday/May 19

Writer’s Group. 7 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre. Adults can read material aloud for feedback. Free. 703-339-4610.

Mystery Group. 7 p.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Adults discuss “Edge of Midnight” by Charlene Weir. Free. 703-768-6700.

Little One-Ders. 10 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 12-23 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Family Story Night. 7 p.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. Free. 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. Discuss “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman. Free. 703-838-4566.

Mother Goose Time. 9: 30 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. For children ages 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4555.

Tuesday/May 20

Mother-Daughter Book Discussion. 7 p.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Enjoy a lively book discussion. Call for title. Ages 9-11. Free. 703-971-0010.

Fantastic Me. 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre. Children ages 13-23 months can enjoy stories and activities. Free. 703-339-4610.

Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 24-36 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Story Time. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children up to age 4. Free. 703-838-4566.

Tuesday Tots. 11 a.m. at Burke Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. For children ages 2-3. 703-519-6000.

Mother Goose Time. 9: 30 a.m. at Barrett Library, 717 Queen St. For children ages 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4555.

Wednesday/May 21

Fashion Show. Thomas Jefferson High School, 6560 Braddock Road, will hold a fashion show to benefit the Autism Society of America and Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. 7-9 p.m. $6/advance; $8/door. Visit www.tjhsst.edu/fac or 703-750-8300.

Small Wonders. 10:30 a.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Stories, fingerplays and activities. Call for title. Children ages 13-23. Free. 703-971-0010.

Book Discussion. 7:15 p.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Enjoy a lively book discussion. Call for title. Adults. Free. 703-971-0010.

Natural Wonders. 10:30 a.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, crafts and more for a sunny day. Free. 703-768-6700.

Pajama Party. 7 p.m. at Burke Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. For children ages 3-6. 703-519-6000.

Pajama Story Time. 7 p.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children ages 3-6. Free. 703-838-4566.

Thursday/May 22

Stories and Science. 4 p.m. at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Stories, activities and a science-experiement. Age 4-6. Free. 703-971-0010.

Down on the Farm. 1 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre. Children ages 3-5 can enjoy stories, songs and activities about farm animals. Free. 703-339-4610.

Fine Feathered Friends. 10:30 a.m. at Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Road. Children ages 2-5 can enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Free. 703-768-6700.

Music Together. 10:30 a.m. at Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane. Children up to age 5 can enjoy movement and music. Free. 703-765-3645.

Story Time. 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 3-5. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Thursday Story Time. 11 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children 3-5. Free. 703-838-4566.

Mother Goose Time. 9:30 a.m. at Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave. For children 12-24 months. Free. 703-838-4566.

Short Story Discussion. Discuss the last three stories in “Art of the Story” by David Halpern at 7 p.m. at Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Road. Free. 703-519-3498.

Friday/May 23

Lunch Bunch. Noon at John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive. Children up to age 5 can bring a lunch and listen to stories. Free. 703-971-0010.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive. Hear music by the Woodwind Quintet. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Music Performance. 12:15 p.m. at Market Square, 301 King St. Features students from local and visiting schools. Free. 703-883-4648.

Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For children ages 24-36 months. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.

Saturday/May 24

Saturday Stories. 10:30 a.m. Time For 2s. 10 a.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. All ages. Free. Registration required, 703-519-5900 ext. 4.