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Calendar May 21-27

Know of something missing from our community entertainment Calendar? Send it to The Arlington Connection, e-mail it to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is 2 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407 with any questions. Photos are welcome.

Ongoing:

The Arlington Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon year round. Located at the intersection of N. Courthouse Road and N. 14th Street. Visit www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com for more on the market and vendors.

Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 Marcey Road, presents “Unlocking the Secrets of Our Living Planet: A Guided Hike at Potomac Overlook” at 2 p.m. on alternating Saturdays and Sundays. $3/person and reservations can be made at Potomac@nvrpa.org or 703-528-5406.

Arlington's David M. Brown Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., presents “Larry, Cat in Space” 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.

Weekly Farmers Markets are set to return May 30 to Ballston’s Welburn Square, between N. Stuart & N. Taylor Streets across from the Ballston Metro station. The markets will operate every Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Oct. 17, except for July 4. For directions and further information, visit www.ballstonfarmersmarket.blogspot.com or call 703-528-3527.

Hear music on “Wednesdays at Waterview” from July 9 through Aug. 20 from Waterview Terrace, 1919 N. Lynn St. in Rosslyn. Enjoy happy hour concerts from 5:30-8 p.m.

Enjoy Rosslyn Restaurants & Rhythms on Fridays from 5-6:30 p.m. at Tivoli Restaurant, Sundays from 7-8:30 p.m. at Piola and Mondays from 5-6:30 p.m. at Café Asia. Free.

There are concerts in Welburn Square on Fridays along with Friday nights at Lubber Run Amphitheatre.

There are James Bond Film Festivals on Mondays in Crystal City and Fridays in Rosslyn through September.

For more information on all of these events and more visit www.arlingtonarts.org or 703-228-6966.

Thursday/May 22

Music Performance. Levine School of Music New Horizons Band performs at 7 p.m. at Arlington Citadel of the Salvation Army, 518 S. Glebe Road. Free. Visit www.levineschool.org or 703-237-5655.

Music Production. Teens can learn about the production of urban music at 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Free. Register at 703-228-7783.

Tiny Tot. 10 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 18-35 months can learn about nature through stories, songs, crafts and more. $3/child. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Ribbon Cutting Celebration. 12:30 p.m. at intersection of N. Glebe Road and N. Pershing Drive for the Buckingham Streetscape Project. Free. 703-228-3535.

Naturalists’ Collectors Club. 4 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Children ages 11-13 can learn how to create a hanging flower basket and collect a charoite cabochon. $5/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

School Performance. Students at HB Woodlawn School, 4100 Vacation Lane, will perform “Holes” at 7:30 p.m. $10/adult; $5/student. 703-228-6362 for more.

Politico Scenes. 6-8 p.m. at Boeing Conference center, 1200 Wilson Blvd. Enjoy scenes from this election year. Free. RSVP to 703-522-6628 or sprice@rosslynva.org. Visit www.rosslynva.org/roomswithaview for more.

Friday/May 23

Art Benefit. 6:30-9 p.m. at Duality Contemporary Art, 2401 S. 26th Road. Browse through a variety of auction items with benefits going to Obama’s Campaign. $5 minimum at the door. Visit www.dualitycontemporaryart.com.

Salute to Soldiers and Veterans. Noon at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Features Shrine Band, Junior ROTC color guard and more. Hot dog lunch is $6. Pre-registration by May 21. 703-228-5722.

Queen of the Forest Campfire. 7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities and food, such as music, treats and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens can have fun while learning a new dance. Free. 703-228-4727.

School Performance. Students at HB Woodlawn School, 4100 Vacation Lane, will perform “Holes” at 7:30 p.m. $10/adult; $5/student. 703-228-6362 for more.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Saturday/May 24

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Pebble Pups: Soft Rocks. 1 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Children ages 6-12 can learn about the earth sciences. $2/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Queen of the Forest Campfire. 7 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families can enjoy campfire activities and food, such as music, treats and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Citizen Science: Firefly Study. 3:30 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Teens and adult 15 and older can learn about the effects of ambient light levels and habitat change on fireflies. Free. 703-228-6535.

School Performance. Students at HB Woodlawn School, 4100 Vacation Lane, will perform “Holes” at 7:30 p.m. $10/adult; $5/student. 703-228-6362 for more.

Monday/May 26

Music Production. Teens can learn about the production of urban music at 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Free. Register at 703-228-7783.

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Story time for children ages 2 and up. Free. 703-228-6535.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Tuesday/May 27

Music Performance. The Yorktown High School Concert and Symphonic Bands will perform their spring concert at 7 p.m. in the YHS Auditorium. Music selections will feature “popular favorites. Free.

Sudoku Games. 1 p.m. at Lee Senior Center 5722 Lee Highway. Free. Learn how to work the puzzles in a free two-hour class. Register at 703-228-0555.

Film Screening. Watch “Better Luck Tomorrow” at 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. 703-228-0322.

Art Show Reception. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. See “The Arlington Reads Social Justice” art exhibit. Free. 703-228-6321.

Book Discussion in Spanish. 7 p.m. at Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive. Discuss “Todo Bajo El Cielo” by Matilde Ansensi. Free. 703-228-5710.

Wednesday/May 28

Music Club. Seniors and their families and friends can enjoy a program with fiddle player Speedy Tolliver at 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Free. 703-228-5722 to register.

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Mysteries of the Titanic. 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Listen to and discuss the Titanic. Free. 703-228-5722.

Music Performance. 2 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Speedy Tolliver will perform with Just Playin’ Country. Free. 703-228-5722.

Story Time. 3:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Join members of the Washington Mystics as they discuss some of their favorite reads. Free. 703-228-7680.

Theatre Discussion. 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss Sanskrit, an art form from India. Free. 703-228-6321.

Thursday/May 29

Music Production. Teens can learn about the production of urban music at 4 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St. Free. Register at 703-228-7783.

Meet Author D.J. MacHale. 4 p.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. D.J. MacHale will introduce his newest book from the Pendragon series. Call to register. Ages 10 and up. 703-241-8281.

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee High School band will perform at 7 p.m. at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Road. Free.

Movie Discussion. 1 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Discuss “Snow Falling on Cedars.” Free. 703-228-6321.

Crossing Guards. 1 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 S. 16th St. Learn about crossing guards. Free. 703-228-0955.

Uniting Arlington. 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Enjoy a panel discussion on the cultural education of Arlington. Free. 703-243-0431.

Friday/May 30

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens can have fun while learning a new dance. Free. 703-228-4727.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee High School Jazz Band performs at a Jazz Festival at 7 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. Jazz students from several Arlington schools, including both Washington-Lee High School and Kenmore Middle School, perform during this evening of jazz.

Stop In For Stories. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. Stories, songs and more for all ages. 703-228-5946.

Tofu Temptations. 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. Franklin Fung Chow demonstrates healthy Chinese recipes with tofu. Free, but registration required, 703-228-5722.

Party on the Potomac. 7-9 p.m., middle and high schoolers can cruise along the Potomac with a pizza buffet, music, games and more. Drop off/pick up at Thomas Jefferson, Langston or Gunston community centers. $55/person. 703-228-4711.

Bug Huggers Campfire. 8-9:15 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Road. Families of all ages can enjoy campfire activities, treats and more. $3/person. Registration required, 703-228-3403.

Saturday/May 31

Wine Tasting. 7-9 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 825 S. Taylor St. Benefits Arlington Food Assistance Center. $35/person by visit www.osva.org/info/wine.html or 703-892-4846.

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Things That Go. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. “ Hush Little Digger” by Ellen Olson-Brown and “Red Truck” by Kersten Hamilton. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Yard Sale. St. Peter’s bi-annual yard sale will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 4250 N. Glebe Road. Browse through a variety of goods, sports equipment and more. There will be a hotdog lunch. Free.

5k For Congo Women. 8 a.m. at Bon Air Park, 850 N. Lexington St. Raise funds and awareness for the women of Congo. $15/person. Walk or run the race. 703-536-9798.

Birds Abound. 10 a.m. at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road. Families with children ages 7 and up can learn about migratory birds, learn a dance and play games. Free. Registration required, 703-228-6535.

Bike Class. 1 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Learn how to be a responsible bike rider. Free. 202-518-0524.

Puppet Workshop. 3 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Transform common household items into a small marionette puppet. Children ages 4-12. Registration recommended. Free. 703-228-0322.

May Café. 7-11 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Enjoy playing basketball, using the track and more in the open gym and playing games in the open game room. Free. 703-228-7781.

Sunday/June 1

Music Performance. Hear music by Bach at 4 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd. Free. 703-892-2135.

WalkArlington. 3-5 p.m. in the Dominion Hills Neighborhood. Guided walk will be led by J. Walter Tejada. Begins and ends at Mace Park. Free. Visit www.walkarlington.com for more.

Green Living Home and Garden Tour. 1-5 p.m. in Arlington. Browse homes and gardens that have environmental friendly features. $5/donation. Visit www.arlingtonenvironment.org or 703-228-6406 for a list of homes.

Author Event. 2 p.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Jeff Yeager will discuss his book “The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches.” Free. Copies will be available. 703-228-6321.

Monday/June 2

Golf Tournament. SCAN hosts the 12th annual tournament at Westfields Golf Course in Clifton. Proceeds benefit SCAN. $100/person includes clinic, dinner and golfing. Visit www.scanva.org.

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Story time for children ages 2 and up. Free. 703-228-6535.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Wednesday/June 4

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Thursday/June 5

Music Performance. The Washington-Lee Music Department presents its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S Carlin Springs Road. The Washington-Lee Symphonic and Concert Bands, Chorus, and Orchestra perform at this annual event.

Q&A. Bring your lunch and enjoy an informal discussion with Lucy Bowen McCauley at 1-2 p.m. at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Free. Visit www.signaturetheatre.org for more.

Friday/June 6

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. at Lubber Run Center, 300 N. Park Drive. Teens can have fun while learning a new dance. Free. 703-228-4727.

Music Performance. The Airmen of Note will perform at 8 p.m. at the Air Force Memorial, One Air Force Memorial Drive. Free. Visit www.usafband.af.mil or 202-767-5658.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.

Stop In For Stories. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. Stories, songs and more for all ages. 703-228-5946.

Saturday/June 7

Songs and Dances of Polynesia. 1 p.m. preshow reception with auction at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St. Features cultures of Hawaii, Samoa and more. $20/adult; $15/senior, student and child. 301-919-7905.

Story Hour. 11 a.m. at Aladdin’s Lamp Children’s Books, 2499 N. Harrison St., Suite 10. Free. For children ages 2-6. 703-241-8281.

Strawberry Festival. 4-7 p.m. at Bethel United Church of Christ, 4347 Arlington Blvd. Enjoy strawberry shortcakes, ice cream, hot dogs and more. Visit www.bethelUCCVA.org for more.

Sunday/June 8

Crystal Rocks Concert. 2-6 p.m. at 2200 Crystal Drive. Everclear headlines the 4th annual Crystal Rocks. Free. Visit www.crystalcity.org.

New Orleans Benefit Recital. 4 p.m. at Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving St. Hear music by a variety of vocalists and bands. Free but donations encouraged. 703-527-8574.

Monday/June 9

Drop In Story Time. 4 p.m. at Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave. Story time for children ages 2 and up. Free. 703-228-6535.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Kinder Haus Toys, 1220 N. Filmore St. With the lively Ms. Laura. Join for great stories such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." To register: 703-527-5929.