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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/April 2

</b>“The Curious Savage,” 7 p.m. at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. $5 students and seniors; $10 adults. www.paulvi.net or PVIProducers@yahoo.com or Katherine Miller at 703-352-0925, ext. 524.

Cary Pierce and Creede Williams, acoustic/rock. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Tom Paxton. Folk music. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Third Day with Brandon Heath and Revive, 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $26-$31, available via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com

Murphy’s Kids and Sonic Boom six, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

Bunny Tales, 10:30 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories, songs and activities about bunny rabbits. Bring a plush bunny. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-249-1520.

“Life After Bush,” with The Chesapeake Area Chapter of the American Studies Association, 10:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. at Mason Hall, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. Free. Workshops will explore the cultural, social, political and economic legacies of the Bush years. Speakers will include Eric Lott from the University of Virginia and Suleiman Ousman from George Washington University. mason.gmu.edu/psmith5/CHASA.html.

Alzheimer's: Life After Diagnosis. Caregivers will learn how to anticipate the needs of their loved ones and plan for future care. Includes information on community resources and supportive programs. 7-9 p.m., Alzheimer's Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. For more information, to register, or to request reasonable accommodations go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/aaa, e-mail caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-324-5205, TTY 703-449-1186.

<b>Friday/April 3

</b>Fairfax County Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show, Luncheon and Silent Auction, 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m. at Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Highway in Fairfax. Fashions presented by Pendletons of Alexandria. Call Ida Mae Speeks at 703-591-6283 or Junice Bender at 703-402-5415.

The Nields, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Charlie Hunter, 10 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

The Discovery Series: Pacifica Quartet. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Traffic on the Back Bone, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

Virginia Opera Presents “The Barber of Seville,” 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $44-$98. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit. 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Lunch Bunnies, 12 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Susan Crites will read her book, "I Love You More Than Rainbows." Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

“The Curious Savage,” 7:30 p.m. at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. $5 students and seniors; $10 adults. www.paulvi.net or PVIProducers@yahoo.com or Katherine Miller at 703-352-0925, ext. 524.

Theater Performance. The Providence Players of Fairfax will perform the mystery “Rehearsal for Murder” by Richard Levinson and William Link, 7:30 p.m., at the James Lee Community Center Theater 2855 Annandale Road, Fall Church. Tickets are $15 for adults $12 for children and seniors and can be reserved by phone at 703-425-6782, e-mail at providenceplayers@cox.net. For more, visit www.providenceplayers.org.

An Incredible Evening of Russian Music featuring Dr. Anna Balakerskaia and her Friends. 8 p.m., at Harris Theatre, George Mason University, Fairfax. Free. Reception will follow. Paid parking is available in the parking deck.

<b>Saturday/April 4

</b>Ellis Paul, acoustic/pop. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Container Gardening, 10 a.m. at Merrifield Gardens Fair Oaks Meeting Room, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. How to create a beautiful container garden bursting with color. 703-968-9600.

Girlyman, acoustic Americana. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Read to the Dog, 1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sign up for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Burke Centre Renaissance Festival, 11 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Enjoy story-telling, songs, sword play and much more. All ages. 703-249-1520.

Microsoft PowerPoint, 2:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Learn how to put together an attractive presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

Cherryholmes, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $22-$44. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa

“The Curious Savage,” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. $5 students and seniors; $10 adults. www.paulvi.net or PVIProducers@yahoo.com or Katherine Miller at 703-352-0925, ext. 524.

Eggstravaganza and Easter Egg Roll and Hunt. 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center (the grassy area behind the building), 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Moon bounces, carnival games, egg roll and hunt, hot dog lunch and prizes. Free, and sponsored by Jubilee Christian Center of Fairfax. 703-383-1170 for further information. www.jccag.org.

Theater Performance. The Providence Players of Fairfax will perform the mystery “Rehearsal for Murder” by Richard Levinson and William Link, 7:30 p.m., at the James Lee Community Center Theater 2855 Annandale Road, Fall Church. Tickets are $15 for adults $12 for children and seniors and can be reserved by phone at 703-425-6782, e-mail at providenceplayers@cox.net. For more, visit www.providenceplayers.org.

<b>Sunday/April 5

</b>Divas 4 Divas Concert, 6:30 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Filipino pop singers Kuh Ledesma, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Pops Fernandez, and Regine Velasquez. Tickets are $58-$150, available online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.divas4divas.com or www.patriotcenter.com

Karla Bonoff. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $24. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Virginia Opera Presents “The Barber of Seville,” 2 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 1:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $44-$98. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

“The Curious Savage,” 2 p.m. at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. $5 students and seniors; $10 adults. www.paulvi.net or PVIProducers@yahoo.com or Katherine Miller at 703-352-0925, ext. 524.

<b>Monday/April 6

</b>Calling All Guys, 7 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. Call for title. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

<b>Tuesday/April 7

</b>Science Exploration: Sink or Float? 10:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, discussion and experiments about water and items that will sink or float. Age 4-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Teen Book Club, 7 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Enjoy fun, food and great book discussions. Age 12-18. 703-249-1520.

Bibliomaniacs Book Discussion Group, 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Family book discussion of "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo. Age 8-12 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Computer Tutoring, 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Get one-on-one help with computers, common software applications and navigating the Internet. Call to sign up. Adults. 703-249-1520.

<b>Wednesday/April 8

</b>Vienna Tang. Vocals and piano. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $27. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $14-$95, available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Teen Book Chat, 7:30 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Call branch to register and for book title. Age 12-16 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Bug Juice and Beetle Sandwiches, 2:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Find out why people and animals need bugs, and why exterminating insects can have unintended consequences. Presented by the Wildlife Center of Virginia. 703-644-7333.

Science and Stories, 4:30 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Join us for stories and simple science experiments. Age 4-6. 703-249-1520.

<b>Thursday/April 9

</b>Swing Speak, 8-10 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax. Complimentary swing lesson, 7:30 p.m. $10 per person. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Bill Frisell Trio with Rudy Royston and Tony Scherr. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Swing Speak, 8-10 p.m. at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 7:30 beginner lessons. $10. 703-414-1745 or www.headoverheelsdancecom.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $14-$95, available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Poor Man’s Lobster, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

Chess Club, 3:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy, play the game. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/April 10

</b>Washington Saxophone Quartet. 8 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-352-ARTS.

The Downtown Fiction, 6 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Chuck Brown General Admission dance. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $30. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $14-$95, available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Dreamscape Project, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

<b>Saturday/April 11

</b>Deanna Bogart Band. 7 p.m. $17 in advance, at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

A Tribute to Allen Toussaint, with the Nighthawks, Mary Ann Redmond, The Grandsons, The Junkyard Saints, Tommy Lepson, The January Allstars, Jon Carroll and more. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus,11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $14-$95, available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Debacle and Reunion show, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

Bharathanatyam Arangetram (formal solo dance debut) of Rajashree Ranganathan, 4 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855-A Annandale Road, Falls Church. Free. E-mail rsvprg@gmail.com with number of attendees before April 1.

The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office will photograph and fingerprint your children, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Easter Eggstravaganza at Centerpointe Church, 4104 Legato Road, Fairfax. Free. Contact Master Deputy Sheriff Carol Dever at carol.dever@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-246-3279.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet. 9 p.m., at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. Tickets are $42, $34, $21. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. The Center for the Arts complex is located on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Paid parking is located in the deck adjacent to the mainstage Concert Hall and free parking is located in university lot K. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<b>Sunday/April 12

</b>Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $14-$95, available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

<b>Monday/April 13

</b>Crafty Kids, 3:30 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Crafty fun. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.