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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/June 11

</b>“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.

<b>Friday/June 12

</b>“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/.

<b>Saturday/June 13

</b>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.

<b>Sunday/June 14

</b>“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.

<b>Monday/June 15

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

Movie Screening. The Republican Women of Clifton is a hosting private viewing of the movie ‘Iron Jawed Angels,’ on Monday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m., at the home theater of one of its members. The film is based on political activists Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful and effective strategies, tactics, and dialogues to revolutionize the American feminist movement to obtain the right to vote. Social gathering starts at 7 p.m. For more information, go to www.cliftongop.com.

<b>Tuesday/June 16

</b>Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance, 8:30 p.m. at the Filene Center. $10-$38. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “People of the Book” by Geraldine Brooks. Adults. 703-978-5600.

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

Tiny Tots. 10:15 a.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Oneders. 11:15 a.m at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke.. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 18 - 23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “We Were the Mulvaneys” by Joyce Carol Oats. Adults. 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.

Bryan Greenberg (from One Tree Hill & October Road) and Scott Simons. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 17

</b>Writers' Roundtable. 7 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Needlework Group. 10:30 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on and enjoy the company of other needlecrafters. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Pato Banton and The Iternals. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/June 18

</b>Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

St. Mary of Sorrows White Elephant Sale - Preview Sale. 5-8 p.m., at St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Hall, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. $5 admission. All proceeds go to the parish. 703-323-0345.

Journey to the Jungle With Animal Ambassadors. 3:30 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. See macaws, a giant toad and creepy crawlies in a visit to the tropical rain forests. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 7 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Murphy’s Kids, The Independent and Feed God Cabbage. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/June 19

</b>Third Annual SkateFest at Wakefield Skate Park. Preliminaries for this two-day competition will be 4-7 p.m. The $15 registration fee includes a SkateFest T-shirt. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Children's Hospital Foundation of Washington, D.C. Participants of all ages are invited to participate. On Saturday participants will skateboard through a checkpoint route around the skate park during Sk8 For the Cause, a sponsored ride to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Check-in begins at 1 p.m. The $15 registration fee includes a Sk8 For the Cause T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the top three earners. Complete details about SkateFest 2009 and an online registration form can be found at www.skatefestfairfax.com. Wakefield Skate Park is located at 8100 Braddock Road in Annandale. 703-321-7081.

RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $40 in-house, $25 lawn. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

St. Mary of Sorrows White Elephant Sale. 12-8 p.m., at St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Hall, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. All proceeds go to the parish. 703-323-0345.

4 Out Of 5 Doctors and Todd Wright. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/June 20

</b>RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $40 in-house, $25 lawn. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Stuart-Mosby Historical Society 29th Annual Spring Bus Tour, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., starting at the Truro Rectory, 10520 Main St., Fairfax, where Mosby captured Brigadier Gen. Edwin Stoughton, then to Culpeper, Orange Court House, Gordonsville and more. Stuart-Mosby Historical Society members $65, non-members $75. Tom Evans will be signing books before the tour at the Truro Rectory. Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or dhakenson@cox.net.

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.

American Odyssey. 10:30 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. A musical journey through Virginia and beyond with songwriter Ray Owen. Age 6-12. 703-293-6227.

Artsplay. 2:30 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Kofi Dennis leads you through music, movement and fun. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. All ages. 703-978-5600.

Remembering 1882. 3 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The traveling exhibit "Remembering 1882." 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.

St. Mary of Sorrows White Elephant Sale. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., at St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Hall, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. All proceeds go to the parish. 703-323-0345.

4 Out Of 5 Doctors and Paper Umbrella. 8 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday, June 21

</b>Inova Blood Drive. 12-4 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Photo ID required. Appointments preferred; call 1-866-256-6372. Adults. 703-644-7333.

N Scale Model Trains will be running from 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. The Northern Virginia NTRAK model train club will host its monthly layout in the main room and the caboose. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children 4-10. The museum is located at 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. 703-425-9225.

Janet Emma and Seven West (CD Release) and Eleanor Whitmore. 7 p.m., at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.