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Children’s musical entertainers Rocknoceros plays Saturday, July 11, at the Kings Park Library, and Monday, July 13, at Pohick Regional Library.

<lst>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.

<cal1>Thursday/July 9

<cal2>JP McDermott and Western Bop, 8-10 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Complimentary swing lesson, 7:30 p.m. $10 per person. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Rude Buddha, Ballyhoo, Prettier in Person and Groovestain. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party. 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.

Picnic time. At 11:30 a.m. young children and their parents can bring a lunch and enjoy movies in meeting room half at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Chess Club Meeting. They will convene at 3:30 p.m. in meeting room half at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy of chess as well as play the game703-644-7333.

City of Fairfax Band Summer Concert. Free family friendly concert of mixed classical pieces and Broadway tunes preformed by the Fairfax Community Band. 8 p.m. at the Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall on Armstrong St., Fairfax. To learn more, call 703-757-0220 or visit www.fairfaxband.org.

<cal1>Friday/July 10

<cal2>WD Miller Band at 7 p.m. and Viking’s Bday Bash with PJtheViking (original set), The Grenade, Young Enough, Static Brigade, TerrorDactel and CJ Milli (DJ set). 10:30 p.m.., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Falls Church Concert Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Reggie Wayne Morris. 7:30 p.m., at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. 703-324-SHOW.

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

Story time. At 12 p.m., young children and their parents can enjoy lunch and stories in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Puppet Show. 1 p.m., in meeting room a/b of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. The show will focus on the importance of fire safety. Participants will receive a helmet, activity book and parent brochure. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Saturday/July 11

<cal2>Obon Summer Festival. 5:30-9 p.m., at Ekoji Buddhist Temple, 6500 Lake Haven Lane, Fairfax Station. Candle illumination, temple tours, Japanese garden, children’s games, Japanese folk dancing and food. 703-239-0500.

Billy Jonas, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Traditional Irish Session. 12-2 p.m. Listen to musicians practice and play traditional Irish music. 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. 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.

Plant Clinic. At 10 a.m. the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association is giving gardening advice in the lobby of the Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. 1 p.m. in meeting room half of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. 703-644-7333.

Rocknoceros performance. 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Register all children and adults. 703-978-5600.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. in the Virginia Railway Express parking lot at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

Plant Clinic. At 10 a.m. the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be giving gardening advice to home gardeners in the lobby of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Sunday/July 12

<cal2>Sunday Brunch 11-2 p.m. Reservations always welcome. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Plant Clinic. At 1 p.m. the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association is putting on a plant clinic in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Monday/July 13

<cal2>Hey Monday, This Providence, The Friday Night Boys, The Bigger Lights and Stereo Skyline. 6 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Twilight". The movie will be shown in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The film is rated PG-13. Bring your own blanket and snacks. 703-978-5600.

The Maryland Science Center discusses the mystery of flight. 2:30 p.m. in meeting room 116/117 of the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Plant Clinic. At 6 p.m., the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association is putting on a plant clinic in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Rocknoceros performance. At 7 p.m., the children’s band will be performing in meeting room half of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Jamie Marraccini shows his audience how to create amazing art with chewing gum. 2:30 p.m. in meeting room a/b of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Tuesday/July 14

<cal2>Mid-Atlantic Band Battle. 7 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

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

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park on Old Lee Highway in Fairfax.

Pub Quiz Night. 8 p.m. Test your knowledge at Quiz Night. Free to play with prizes and specials. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Plant Clinic. At 10 a.m., the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be putting on a plant clinic in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Computer tutoring session. Starts at 3:30 p.m. in the Burke Centre computer tutoring space of the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Attendees will receive help with common software applications and navigating the Internet. 703-249-1520.

Computer tutoring session. Starts at 4:30 p.m., in the Burke Centre computer tutoring space of the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Attendees will receive help with common software applications and navigating the Internet. 703-249-1520.

Mother-daughter book group. Will meet at 7 p.m. in the conference room of Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Kaydee Puppets presents "Princess and the Pea" and "Little Red Hen’s Wacky Week." 2:30 p.m.., in meeting room a/b of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime and manga shows. 6:30 p.m. in meeting room b of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. Snacks are provided. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 15

<cal2>Mid-Atlantic Band Battle. 7 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Meteorologist Stormin’ Bob Swanson. At 10:30 a.m., the singing weatherman will be sharing songs and science in meeting room half at the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Needle-crafters. At 10:30 a.m. needle-workers of all kinds are encouraged to convene in meeting room 116K of the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on and enjoy the company of your fellow needle-crafters. 703-249-1520.

Writer's Roundtable. At 6 p.m., a group in which writers discuss their work with other writers in meeting room 2 of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.