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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<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.

<b>Tuesday/April 14

</b>Book Discussion Group, 1 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Bibliophiles Book Collecting Group, 7:15 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Topic for discussion TBA. Adults. 703-293-6227.

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.

Bedtime Stories: Hop Along With Us, 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities about rabbits. Pajamas optional. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/April 15

</b>Writer's Roundtable, 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Yummy Stories About Food, 10:30 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Needlework Group, 10:30 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on in the company of other needlecrafters. Adults. 703-249-1520.

<b>Thursday/April 16

</b>Barrage. Fiddle music, song and dance. 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.

Ballyhoo and Revel, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

All the Colors of the Rainbow, 10:30 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Yoga for Preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Have fun and get fit with your preschooler. Dress comfortably. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Genealogy Databases, 2 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Search for ancestors using the library’s genealogy databases and other free Internet resources. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

Let's Hear It for the Girls, 7 p.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Earth Day: Birthday! 10:30 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories, songs and a craft celebrating our Earth. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

Afternoon Reading Group, 1 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Boyd School Trike-a-Thon. 9:30-11:30 a.m., 3909 Oak St, Fairfax. Proceeds benefit St. Judes Research Hospital. For more, visit www.theboydschool.com, e-mail Fairfaxdirector@theboydschool.com or call 703-934-0920.

<b>Friday/April 17

</b>The Hint CD Release, 6 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Barrage. Fiddle music, song and dance. 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,10:30 a.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.

Lucky Dub and No Quick Fix, 10 p.m. at Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

Lake Accotink Adult Civil War History Program, at Braddock Hall in the King’s Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The focus is on 1860’s life in Fairfax County during the Civil War, the role of women during the war, slavery in 1860s society and period entertainments. $10 fee. Pre-registration required by March 28 at 703-569-3464.

<b>Saturday/April 18

</b>A Spotlight Prism: Annual Young Artists Competition Concert. 8 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. The 2009 Scholarship Winner of the City of Fairfax Band’s Young Artists Competition will be featured. 703-757-0220 or www.fairfaxband.org.

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.

Sally Ride Science Festival, 11 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at George Mason University in Fairfax. Discovery workshops by local scientists and engineers, workshops for parents and teachers on ways to support students' interests in science and math, and speaker cosmochemist Laurie Leshin, director of sciences and exploration at the Goddard Space Flight Center and leader of the largest science organization within NASA. Lunch, activities, booths, and music included. $20 from March 23. Advance registration required. 1-800-561-5161 or www.sallyridescience.com.

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

You Can Do it! A Get-With-It Earth Day Puppet Show, 10:30 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. How kids can make a difference by helping to protect Mother Earth. Presented by Puppetopia Puppets. All ages. 703-293-6227.

Summer Reading Program Sneak Preview, 10 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. A sneak preview of 2009's Summer Reading Program. Youth Services Staff will discuss their favorite books. 703-249-1520.

Online Job Searching, 2:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Search for jobs and post your resume at major job sites such as Monster and HotJobs. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Lake Accotink Adult Civil War History Program, at Braddock Hall in the King’s Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The focus is on 1860s life in Fairfax County during the Civil War, the role of women during the war, slavery in 1860s society and period entertainments, with additional presentations on medicine, soldier’s camp life, learning to load cannon, rudimentary infantry drill and firing blank rounds in a black powder musket. $10 fee. Pre-registration required by March 28 at 703-569-3464.

ECHO Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Bernadette Catholic Church Gym, 7600 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. All proceeds are used to support ECHO programs. For additional information call 703-569-9160 or 703-440-1353.

<b>Sunday/April 19

</b>Tim O’Brien. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $24. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

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.

Lecture by J. Michael Miller on the "Battle of Bristoe Station” to the Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans, 7 p.m., at the American Legion, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Open to the public; $10 for supper at 6 p.m., lecture only $5. Call 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@worldnet.att.net.