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Centre View Calendar March 12-18

To have community events listed in Centre View, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to centreview@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6407.

Through March 15

The third annual Home and Garden Show will take place March 6-15 from 10 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall. The event will showcase current trends in home and garden design. Free and open to the public. Presented by Merrifield Garden Center. Visit www.ShopFairOaksMall.com/HomeAndGarden or call 703-359-8302.

March 13-14

The play, "The Children Eden" will be performed at Centreville Presbyterian Church on March 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2:30 p.m. Come enjoy a wonderful musical performed by over 50 students from the area middle and High schools. From Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," “Godspell,” and “Pippin”) and John Caird (“Les Misérables”) comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith... not to mention centuries of unresolved family business. Tickets $10 available at CPC 15450 Lee Highway, Centreville, or on the Web site at www.centrevillepres.com.

Monday/March 16

Lecture. 7:30 p.m. at Clifton Elementary, 7010 Clifton Road, Clifton. Learn about “Identity Theft.” Free.

Wednesday/March 18

Meeting. New Neighbors League Club is looking for women new to the area or newly retired and looking for activities and friends. The club offers games, dinners and more. 703-392-4641 for time and location.

Thursday, March 19

La Leche League of Centreville/Chantilly will hold its March meeting on Thursday, March 19 at 10 a.m. The topic is "The Art of Breastfeeding and Avoiding Difficulties." Pregnant and nursing women as well as their children are welcome to attend. Meeting location is the Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germaine Drive. Free. Call a La Leche League Leader at 703-471-7762 or 703-449-0131.

<cal2>The New Providence Republican Women meeting will be held Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at the Oakton Library, Meeting Room 1, 10304 Lynnhaven Place. Guest speaker is Anthony Bedell, chairman of the Fairfax County Republican Committee. All welcome. Call 703-591-7368.

March 20-22

The Super Pet Expo will be held March 20-22 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. The fun-filled family event will feature more than 150 pet-related exhibitors along with some unique entertainment and educational activities. Show hours are 4-9 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages four to 12, and free for kids age 3 and under. Buy tickets online at www.superpetexpo.com and save $2 and kids attend free.

March 20-21

The Alliance Theatre will present "Capital Cabaret", an eight-person singing group, at Mountain View High School in Centreville on March 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 8 and 22 at 2 p.m. Featuring a 90-minute show with songs from "Mamma Mia," Manhattan Transfer, "Wicked," "Man of La Mancha," "Rent," Mowtown, Tom Lehrer, and many more. Cast includes director- Joe Philipoom, musical director -Charlie Manship, Cathy Arnold, Stacy Crickmer, Annie Ermlick, Jim Mitchell, Denica Shook, Trace Stokes and Lee Wilbur. Go to www.thealliancetheatre.org for tickets.

Tuesday, March 24

The first Centreville Day 2009 Planning Committee will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sully Government Center on Stonecroft Blvd. Volunteers are needed for the following committees: Parade, Vendors, Sponsors, Entertainment, Publicity, Transportation, and Historical Activities. It’s an opportunity to learn more about the community and to meet people from local business, churches, social organizations and more. Proceeds from Centreville Day support the Centreville Community Foundation.

Thursday, March 26

Saturday Night in the Suburbs will be held Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at Westfield High School's lecture hall. This is an evening of dialogue with a panel of senior students to discuss drugs, alcohol, parties, driving, sexting, and communication between teens and parents. Funded in part by Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act. Supported by Westfield Community Coalition and Westfield PTSA. Contact Jennifer Cooper at jalcooper@aol.com or Jennifer Campbell at Jcampbellpta@aol.com.

Saturday, March 28

The Fairfax Jubil-Aires will hold its 53rd annual show, "Let's Bust a Chord Tonight" on Saturday, March 28 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Ernst Theater of Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Special guests will be SoundWorks from Richmond and Maxx Factor. Parking is free. Visit http://www.fairfaxjubilaires.org.

Monday, March 30

Adventures in Gardening is a 10-week program for young gardeners that begins on Monday, March 30, at the Cub Run RECenter. Sessions are held on Mondays from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the RECenter and the cost is $79 per student. An additional supply fee of $8 is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. Cub Run RECenter is located at 4630 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly. Call 703-817-9407.