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Burke & Fairfax Connection

To have community events listed, send to south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6459 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 6

</b>Thursday Theater. 11:30 a.m., Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Bring a lunch and enjoy movies. Age 1-6 with adult. Registration required.

The Wright Stuff. 2:30 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. Discover the mystery of flight with the Maryland Science Center. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Age 6-12. Registration required.

The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Junior Ranger Day. 12-2:30 p.m. Activity books, ranger-led programs including costumes, musical instruments, recycling, puppets and park history. Free. For ages 5–12. www.nps.gov/wotr/forkids or 703-255–1893.

Yorrelle. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/Aug. 7

</b>Patty Reese Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Honor By August. 7:30 p.m., at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. 703-324-SHOW.

Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. Registration required.

Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Auld Shebeen Live in the Cellar from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Ammar Malik and Ugly at 6:30 p.m.; Melodime and Noah Woods at 10 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Ringleader, The Nate Lukas Band, Sex & Missles. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 8

</b>Ricardo Arjona, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are $40, available online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.patriotcenter.com.

Traditional Irish Session. 12-2 p.m. Come listen to musicians practice and play. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Girl Authority at 12 p.m.; Gary Jules at 7 p.m.; Dreaming Of Eden, Aside Oceans, No Stars Over California and more at 10 p.m.. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Main St. Presents, Gallons To Ounces, Mojo, The Franchise Player. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 9

</b>Ballet. Virginia Ballet Company presents “Precedence” 4:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center located on the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. All seats are reserved, and all tickets are $15. Tickets may be purchased online at www.virginiaballetcompany.org. 703-249-8227.

</b> Sunday Brunch. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations always welcome. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Monday/August 10

</b>Half Price Night. 4-10 p.m. Half price on all our traditional Irish fare (excluding breakfast). Dine-in only. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 11

</b>Karaoke. 10-1:30 a.m. Sing your favorite tunes. No cover. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

</b>Pub Quiz Night. 8 p.m. Come test your knowledge with prizes and specials in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 12

</b>Volunteer Fairfax Fall Symposium. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at 10530 Page Avenue, Fairfax. Volunteer Fairfax’s popular symposium format is back, now offering two workshops in one day as well as a lunchtime forum. “Get with IT”: Learn how technology can be used to attract and support volunteers; “Turning One-Time Helpers into Long-Term Volunteers”: An open dialogue on how to encourage repeat performances; “Volunteer Training and Orientation”: This session will focus on best practices for volunteer orientation and volunteer training, and explain how the two differ. $35 Partner price/workshop, $60 package rate, $45 regular/workshop, $75 package rate. For More Information Visit: http://www.volunteerfairfax.org/

<b>Thursday/Aug. 13

</b>The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Main St. Presents Ground Score. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

<b>Friday/Aug. 14

</b>The United States Navy Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Night Music. 7:30 p.m., at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax.

Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Auld Shebeen Live in the Cellar from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Dreamsape Project. TBA. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 15

</b>Kinship Respite Day. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Gum Springs Community Center, 8100 Fordson Road, Alexandria and the Mott Community Center, 12111 Braddock Road, Fairfax. A chance for grandparents (and other relatives) who are raising a child for another family member to enjoy a rare day off while providing a fun day for the children. The children will enjoy planned water activities with the theme, “A Day of Backyard Water Play – Let the Learning Flow.” Children ages 3 -12, who are residents of Fairfax County or the cities of Fairfax or Falls Church, can participate in the free program. Registration is required by Monday, August 10. Lunch and snacks will be provided. 703-324-3517, TTY 703-449-1186. For reasonable ADA accommodations, 703-324-7723, TTY 703-222-9452.

</b>Traditional Irish Session. 12-2 p.m. Come listen to musicians practice and play. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

</b> Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

</b> The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Special Event 2009 – The Nico Blues Band. 10 p.m., at Fat Tuesday’s, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 703-385-5717.

When Mosby Owned the Night. 2 p.m., at the Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Learn about Col. John Singleton Mosby in this free lecture and program by Richard Gillespie, director of education at Mosby Heritage Area. For information, call 703-591-0560.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 16

</b>N-Scale Model Trains will be running in the community room and the caboose at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. The museum is located at 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. 703-425-9225. www.fairfax-station.org.

Sunday Brunch. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations always welcome. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 18

</b>Karaoke. 10-1:30 a.m. Sing your favorite tunes. No cover. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

</b>Pub Quiz Night. 8 p.m. Come test your knowledge with prizes and specials in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.