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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/July 23

</b>The BBQ Across America Tour with Ace Enders & A Million Different People, Person L, The Gay Blades, The Dangerous Summer and School Boy Humor. 6:30 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Are You 50 or Better? Lunch N’ Life, 12-2 p.m. at Burke Presbyterian Church, 5690 Oak Leather Drive, Burke. Meet John Cook, the new Braddock District Supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. For reservations, call 703-620-0161. The cost is $8. For transportation, call 703-323-4788. www.fairfax-burkesc.org.

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.

Civil War Talk. “The Civil War at Fairfax Court House” will be the topic for a talk and book signing by local historian and author Edward Trexler at 2 p.m., Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Books, including Trexler’s other works will be available for purchase (cash and checks, only) and signing. Free. Light refreshments will be served. 703-591-0560.

Alte Kameraden, an ensemble of the City of Fairfax Band, performs a free concert featuring authentic German folk music and polkas 8 p.m. at Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 703-757-0220, www.fairfaxband.org.

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

Tongue Twisters. 2:30 p.m., at Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. All ages. Ventriloquist and storyteller Sandi Sylver brings songs and stories to life. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Registration required.

<b>Friday/July 24

</b>“Split Personality” Shane Hines and the Trance. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

NOVA Annandale Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

The Taters. 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.

<b>Saturday/July 25

</b>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.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Cosponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.

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

Magic Around the World with Fish the Magish. 2:30 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Storytelling, magic and fun. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Age 6-12. Registration required.

Microsoft Word. 2:30 p.m., at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.Learn the basics of word processing with Microsoft Word. Adults. Registration Required.

<b>Sunday/July 26

</b>Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $40 in-house, $22 lawn. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

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

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

Storytime with Daisy. 2 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Bring a camera for photos, stories and activities with Jane Simmons' Daisy the Duck. Age 3-6 with adult. Registration required.

<b>Monday/July 27

</b>Magic Around the World with Fish the Magish. 2:30 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Age 6-12. Registration required.

Doodles and More. 2:30 p.m., at Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520. A graphic artist presents drawing basics in this hands-on program. Age 6-12. Registration required.

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

Salsa Cinderella. 7 p.m., at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227. Seal Puppets presents this classic tale with a spicy twist. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. All ages. Registration required.

<b>Tuesday/July 28

</b>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. 6 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice.

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

Teen Book Group. 6 p.m.., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Find out what's hot and what's not. Age 12-16.

Genealogy Databases. 6 p.m., at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227. Search for your ancestors using the library’s genealogy databases and other free Internet databases. Adults. Registration required.

<b>Wednesday/July 29

</b>Tales for Twos: Summer Fun for Little Ones. 10:30 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Stories and activities about summertime. Age 24-35 months with adult. Registration required.

Create with Clay. 7 p.m., at Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. Work with paper clay and terra cotta to make a jewelry, pen or coin holder and then bake at home. Presented by Shannyn Snyder from Whispering Eden. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. Age 12-18. Registration required.

Stage Makeup and Special FX. 7 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. Scars, wounds and other stage makeup techniques are revealed in this hands-on workshop with Lois Walsh. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. Age 12-18. Registration required.

<b>Thursday/July 30

</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.

Salsa Cinderella. 2:30 p.m., at Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520. 703-339-4610. Seal Puppets presents this classic tale with a spicy twist. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. All ages. Registration required.

<b>Friday/July 31

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

Maggie Sansone & Friends. 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.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 1

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

Country Western Dance. The Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association hosts smoke-free, alcohol-free dance at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church, Bill Cole will be the DJ. Bo and Ann Marlin will teach the Chuck Wagon Cha Cha line dance at 7:30 p.m., and The Country Steppers will teach the Sidekick couples specialty dance at 8 p.m. Open dancing is 8:30-11:00 p.m. Admission for NVCWDA members is $10, for nonmembers $12, ages 16-20 with student ID $5. Snacks will be available. For more, visit www.nvcwda.org or call 703-860-4941 and leave a message.