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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

<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 16

<cal2>Mid-Atlantic Band Battle. 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 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.

Children’s Concert. Free children’s concert and petting zoo put on by the City of Fairfax Band Association. The petting zoo will open at 6:45 p.m. and will be followed by concert at 7:30 p.m., at Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. If it rains, the location will be moved to Lanier Middle School, 3801 Jermantown Road, Fairfax. 703-757-0220.

Journey to the Jungle with Animal Ambassadors. See a wide variety of tropical animals at 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Gum Art. Jamie Marraccini shows how to create amazing art with chewing gum. 2:30 p.m. in meeting room at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Afternoon Reading Group. For adults at 1 p.m. The group will meet in conference room at the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Friday/July 17

<cal2>42nd Street, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $20-$70. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Luke Brindley and Parliament Hill. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra "Summer Band." 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Robby Shaefer. 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 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.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 10 a.m. in the lobby of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Why Dance? A fast-paced dance demonstration by Impact, the youth dance company of Dream in Color Foundation & Studios. 10:30 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 1 p.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Saturday/July 18

<cal2>Luke Brindley and Seth Glier. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

42nd Street, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $20-$70. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

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 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.

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

Workshop on Finding Your Bliss. 1-4 p.m., at 9998 Main St., Fairfax. Explore ideas from psychologists to achieve higher levels of consciousness--self-actualization, mystical ecstasies, in-the-zone concentration. See sunandmoonstudio.com Participants can schedule a free follow-up with Psychologist Julie Carvalho, the moderator. $40 includes handouts and healthy goodies.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners. Master gardeners provide horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. 10 a.m. in the lobby of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Sunday/July 19

<cal2>42nd Street, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $20-$70. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Curtis Peoples (full band), Keaton Simons (full band). 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/July 20

<cal2>Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Passport to the World of Music. Go on a musical voyage around the world. Age 2-6 with adult. 10:30 a.m., at the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Daisy Storytime. Story time and character visit with Daisy, from the books by Jane Simmons. Bring cameras and get a picture with Simmons. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m., at the Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Raptor Conservancy of Virginia. See these birds of prey and find out more about their place in the wild. 10:30 a.m., at Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Tuesday/July 21

<cal2>The Waybacks, Devon Sproule and Carsie Blanton. 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.

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.

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

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 10 a.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Read Yourself Silly with Flow Circus. Take a trip to the circus with juggling, magic and more. 10:30 a.m. in the Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Book Discussion Group. "China Road" by Rob Gifford. 11 a.m., at Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Computer Tutoring. Get one-on-one help with computers, common software applications and navigating the Internet. 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., in the computer tutoring space Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Book Discussion Group. "Coal Black Horse" by Robert Olmstead. 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Evening Book Discussion Group. "My Antonia" by Willa Cather. 7 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Great Big Faces. Fast, fun caricature drawing workshops with Paul Merklein. 7 p.m., at the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. "The Optimist’s Daughter" by Eudora Welty. 7 p.m., at the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 22

<cal2>Mother-Daughter Book Club. Book club for girls age 9-11 and their mothers. 7 p.m. in meeting room 116K of the Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

The Wright Stuff. Discover the mystery of flight with the Maryland Science Center. 7 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.