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Calendar, March 19-25

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Singer/songwriter Wil Maring, pictured, will team with Robert Bowlin to perform original bluegrass material live Friday, March 20, 8 p.m., at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. Tickets: $12/person. Call 703-435-8377 for tickets.

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Top row: Alex Turner, Marie Turner, Anne Kight Lloyd; second row: Kyla Waitt, Vanessa Moir; bottom: Scott Olsen. The Elden Street Players Theater for Young Audiences opens "Something Different 2009" beginning March 21 at the Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. "Something Different 2009" will bring to life fairytales and folklore from around the world. Something Different plays Saturday, March 21, 28 and April 4 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 22 at Noon and Sunday, March 29 and April 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $7. Go to www.eldenstreetplayers.org or call 703-481-5930, box 3 for tickets.

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"Just Friends," a five-piece combo that features two flutists, guitar, string bass and percussion will perform American popular music from the 1920s through the 1950s Friday, March 27, 1 p.m. at the Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace St., Herndon. Call 703-464-6200.

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The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform original material live Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. Tickets: $12/person. Call 703-435-8377 for tickets.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 18

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Project Natalie. 2-3 p.m., Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 W. Ox Road, Herndon. Enjoy a jazz infusion of funk, rock and R&B. Free. Call 703-437-9101.

Badminton. 9-10:15 p.m., Langston Hughes Middle School, 11401 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. Play badminton every Wednesday. All levels welcome. $2/session. Call 703-481-5711.

<cal1>Friday/March 20

<cal2>Reston Republicans. 7:30 p.m., Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Del. Tom Rust (R-86) will be the guest speaker at the Reston Republicans' open meeting. Guests are asked to contribute an hors d'oeuvres or dessert. Liquid refreshment provided. All are welcome. Call 703-406-9740.

Falsettos. 8 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

<cal1>Saturday/March 21

<cal2>Saturday Samplings. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lake Anne Florist, 11426 Washington Plaza W., Reston. The Lake Anne Florist will offer free samples of gourmet treats and hand made chocolates in honor of the first day of spring. Call 703-437-8686.

Yoga ad Qi Gong. 12:30-2:30 p.m., Qi Elements, 280 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. A two-hour health and wellness event for healthy women and for women affected by breast cancer. $30/person. Call 1888-580-6253, visit www.tigerlilyfoundation.org or e-mail info@tigerlilyfoundation.org.

Homeless Outreach. 2:30 p.m., Dranesville Church of the Brethren, 11500 Leesburg Pike, Herndon. Join the church as they prepare food to take to Washington D.C. for the Salvation Army’s Grate Patrol. The Grate Patrol Homeless Outreach Program brings an evening meal, fellowship and the opportunity for professional help to the homeless. Call 703-430-7822.

Falsettos. 8 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

Something Different 2009. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the show "Something Different." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

Dancin' to the Oldies class starts at the Reston Community Center the Hunters Woods or the Lake Anne facility. This new fitness class for men and women is taught by an original "boomer." The class will improve endurance and muscle tone through aerobic dance movements. Groove to the music of the '60s, '70s, '80s in this low impact class, scheduled to last until June 6.

<cal1>Sunday/March 22

<cal2>Society of Art Rock Concert. 7 p.m., Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Todesbonden, Ephemeral Sun and Origin Theory will perform live. $10/person. Visit www.jamminjava.com.

Falsettos. 3 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

Something Different 2009. 12 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the show "Something Different." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

<cal1>Monday/March 23

<cal2>Cut and Taste Dinner. 6 p.m., Morton’s Steakhouse, 11956 Market St., Reston. Enjoy a luxurious cigar dinner complete with four courses of Morton’s signature cuisine paired with fine wines and premium Davidoff Cigars. $189/person. Call Kate Tourville at 703-796-0611 or visit www.mortons.com to RSVP.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 25

<cal2>Anatomical Illustration. 7-10 p.m., Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. The Chez Nous Reston Evening Salon Series continues with a presentation entitiled "Anatomical Illustration: from DaVinci to PC" by Marie Dauenheimer, medical illustrator and art professor. $30/person; includes buffet. E-mail Najwa@NMSEnterprises.com or call 571-235-3556.

<cal1>Thursday/Mach 26

<cal2>International Children’s Festival Auditions. 5-9 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. The International Children's Festival and the Reston Multicultural Festival will jointly host auditions for local performing arts groups of all ages and cultures. In order to secure an audition time, interested groups must complete and return the "Local Performing Group Application" form which can be obtained from Arts Council by calling 703-642-0862 x3 or e-mailing sfridy@artsfairfax.org.

<cal1>Friday/March 27

<cal2>Campfire Fun. 4-5:30 p.m., Campfire Ring on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road, Reston. Join Reston Association for an afternoon around the campfire, singing old time favorites, roasting weenies and making s'mores. For adults 55 and older. Call 703-435-6577 or e-mail ashleigh@reston.org for directions and to register.

Falsettos. 8 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

<cal1>Saturday/March 28

<cal2>Spaghetti Dinner. 5:30-7:30 p.m., St. Thomas à Becket Catholic Church, 1421 Wiehle Ave., Reston. The church’s 15th annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction will be held. The proceeds will benefit the Senior High School WorkCampers on their weeklong mission this summer to repair homes for the poor, elderly and handicapped residents of Winchester. Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children 4-12, free for ages 3 and under.

Watershed Clean-Up. 9-11:30 a.m., Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 W. Ox Road, Herndon. Join individuals, students, families, scouts and other community groups to collect tires, bedsprings, bottles, cans and other debris from local waterways. Wear boots and old clothes and bring gloves. Trash bags and appreciation will be provided. Call 703-324-8702 to make a reservation.

Falsettos. 8 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

Something Different 2009. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the show "Something Different." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

<ca1>Sunday/March 29

<cal2> Falsettos. 7 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.

Something Different 2009. 2 p.m., Industrial Strength Theater, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The Elden Street Players will perform the show "Something Different." Visit www.EldenStreetPlayers.com or call 703-481-5930 for tickets.