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The City of Fairfax Band performs a free, family-friendly concert Thursday, July 9, at 8 p.m. at the Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall on Armstrong St., Fairfax.

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Dick Stohr of Springfield shows off his mad yo-yo skills Thursday, July 2 and Monday, July 6 at the Burke Centre Library.

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Japanese drummers perform Saturday, July 11 at the Ekoji Buddhist Temple’s Obon Summer Festival.

<cal1>Thursday/July 2

<cal2>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.

Yo-yo sensation Dick Stohr. 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Burke Centre Library. 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

<cal1>Friday/July 3

<cal2>See-I, The Pocket Band, BobbyT and the Magical Voyagers. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Hot Society Orchestra of Washington. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Mike Seeger. 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 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.

All Fairfax County Public Libraries are closed for the Independence Day holiday.

<cal1>Saturday/July 4

<cal2>Independence Day Parade. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., rain or shine, in City of Fairfax Historic District.

Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center Open House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 10209 Main St., Fairfax.

Ratcliffe-Allison House Open. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 10386 Main St., Fairfax.

Old-Fashioned Fireman's Day. 12:30 p.m. 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Firefighter competition. Food, beverages and games.

Legato School Open House 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chain Bridge Road and Judicial Drive, Fairfax. Come visit the last of Fairfax County’s one-room schoolhouses. First to eighth grade students of western Fairfax County students were taught from 1870 until 1930.

Evening Show and Fireworks. 7-10 p.m., at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Rain date: July 5 for fireworks only.

Banshee Fest - Fourth of July Party with Drunken Banshees, The Menzingers, Murphy's Kids, Caleb Lionheart, Half Hearted Hero, Permanent Ascent and more. 2:30 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.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 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.

All Fairfax County Public Libraries are closed for the Independence Day holiday.

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

<cal1>Sunday/July 5

<cal2>School Boy Humor, Select Start, Sing Me Insomnia, Braves and Bullets, The Automatics and Baigis. 6 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Healing Service. 6 p.m. at Jubilee Christian Center, 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax with Rev. Steven Hoffman, Missionary to India, as the guest speaker. 703-383-1170, or see www.jccag.org.

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 put on by Fairfax County Master Gardeners. 1 p.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<cal1>Monday/July 6

<cal2>Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Yo-yo sensation Dick Stohr. 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Bar C Ranch puts on animal show. 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners will be giving gardening advice at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Book discussion group for boys ages 9-12. 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call the library to find out what books are intended for discussion. 703-978-5600.

<cal1>Tuesday/July 7

<cal2> Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park on Old Lee Highway in Fairfax.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, 8:30 p.m. at the Filene Center. $10-$38. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Josh Hoge, Benjy Davis Project, Andy Davis, Tim Brantley and Mikey Wax. 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.

Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners will be giving gardening advice at 10 a.m. in the lobby of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Storytime. At 11:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke, young children and their parents will enjoy an afternoon telling stories, watching movies and more. 703-249-1520.

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

"Cool Clips" workshop. 4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke, to show anyone interested how to make films for the library’s "Cool Clips" contest or just for fun. 703-644-7333.

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

The Maryland Science Center discusses the mystery of flight. 7 p.m. in meeting room a/b of the City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 8

<cal2>Award-winning songwriter Ray Owen. He will be talking at 10:30 a.m. in meeting room half of the Pohick Regional Library. 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Mother-daughter book discussion group. 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call the library to register and for book title. 703-978-5600.

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

<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.