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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/June 4

<cal2>Army of Me, The B-Film Extras and Miguel Tenicela. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/June 5

<cal2>Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Bring your lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

The Kennedys at 7:30 p.m. and DMV Showcase Vol. 4 at 10:30 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 6 p.m.-midnight, at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

<cal1>Saturday/June 6

<cal2>Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Read to the Dog. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Yard Sale. The Edgewater Community is hosting a garage sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the neighborhood’s entrance on Burke Lake Road and Windward Drive in Burke.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 10 a.m.-midnight, at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

<cal1>Sunday/June 7

<cal2>Annual Louisiana Swamp Romp, 2 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Abused and Homeless Children’s Refuge Matinee with I Saw A Ghost, The Conflicted and Youth In Asia at 2 p.m. and Escape the Armada, 1000 Watt Boombox, Used Up, Metrophish and more at 6 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

<cal1>Monday/June 8

<cal2>Celtic Women, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$55. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Friends Meeting. 7 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Join our Friends group for their monthly meeting. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 6 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Bedtime Stories: Under the Stars. 7 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Come for stories under the stars. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 9

<cal2>Pink Martini, 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.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Anime. 6:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Watch and discuss anime and manga. Snacks provided. Age 12-18. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Books by Oliver Sacks. Adults. 703-644-7333.

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

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

K12, Inc. Operation Lemonade (OL ’09) Fundraiser and Nary the Flounder. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 10

<cal2>Teen Book Chat. 7:30 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Call branch to register and for book title. Age 12-16 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Bugs Don't Bug Me. 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.

Luka Bloom and Birdie Busch. 7:30 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $25. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Thursday/June 11

<cal2>“Greater Tuna,” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. 703-219-2351 or www.fxplayers.org.

King Teddy, 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.

Chess Club. 3:30 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy; play the game. Age 6-14. 703-644-7333.

Where Do We Go From Here? 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.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Places In Between by Rory Stewart. Adults. 703-293-6227.

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 databases. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Sex & Missiles. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/June 12

<cal2>“Greater Tuna,” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. 703-219-2351 or www.fxplayers.org.

Louis Fabrizi (CD Release Show) and The OK Corral. 6 p.m. and DMV Showcase Vol. 5, Sketch, Jett Black and more at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

City of Fairfax Concert Band performs 7:30-8:30 p.m., as part of the free Braddock Nights summer concert series at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Free. Concerts are cancelled if it is raining. If there is a threat of bad weather, call 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the start of the show for cancellation updates. For more, call 703-324-8702 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/.

Melodime performs as part of the Braddock Nights summer concert series 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. The band just released their debut album. Their song “Sweet Contentment” was featured on Fox’s primetime show, “So You Think You Can Dance.” Free. Concerts are cancelled if it is raining. If there is a threat of bad weather, call 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the start of the show for cancellation updates. For more, call 703-324-8702 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/.

<cal1>Saturday/June 13

<cal2>The Theater of the First Amendment Discovery Artists Series, in TheaterSpace at the George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax. Featured readings include ‘The Bay of Fundy’ by Sherry Kramer at 12 p.m., ‘Refugee Blues’ by Wendy L. Anderson at 3 p.m., and ‘24, 7, 365’ by Jennifer L. Nelson at 6 p.m. Free. www.theaterofthefirstamendment.org.

“Greater Tuna,” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. 703-219-2351 or www.fxplayers.org.

Meet authors Laura Elliott at 11 a.m. and John Gilstrap 2:30 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library Anniversary Celebration, Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Free. 703-249-1520.

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

Books! The Magic Is Real! 1:30 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Magician Joe Romano brings books to life through magic and illusion. All ages. 703-978-5600.

Summer Reading Program Sneak Peek. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. A magic show with Louis Meyer of Child Time Magic, book talks and refreshments to celebrate the beginning of the Summer Reading Program. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Microsoft Access. 2:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating, modifying and mastering databases using Microsoft Access. Adults. 703-293-6227.

SummerFest, a celebration of community, fellowship, music and the arts. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Burke United Methodist Church. Open to everyone. Arts and crafts vendors, five bands, a moonbouce and more, grilled food and drink. Web site. www.burkeumc.org. Any donations received at the event go to funding church ministries.

Tim Harmon 5K Run/Walk. 8:30 a.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board’s Alcohol and Drug Services program sponsors the event to raise awareness of Hepatitis C and substance abuse in the community and to honor the memory of Tim Harmon who served as director of CSB Alcohol and Drug Services Residential Services. Registration and packet pick-up will begin at 7 a.m. The race will take place on a certified course and is spectator friendly. More information is available at www.timharmon5k.org.

Cerca Trova CD Release Show and Jealousy Curve at 6:30 p.m. and Earth Note Syndicate, Dreaming Of Eden, To Speak Of Wolves and Red Shift at 10 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Sunday/June 14

<cal2>“Greater Tuna,” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. 703-219-2351 or www.fxplayers.org.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Civilian Conservation Corps Talk. Local historian Mary Lipsey will present a talk, “Mr. Roosevelt’s Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Fairfax County,” 2 p.m., at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414

An Evening with The Nighthawks and Special Guest Esther Haynes. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.