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HAPA, contemporary Hawaiian duo, appear at The Barns of Wolf Trap on March 21-22.

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The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform twice at the George Mason Center for the Arts, dancing in ‘Cinderella’ on Friday, March 20 and ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on Saturday, March 21.

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<b>Wednesday/March 18</b>

Sonia & disapear fear. Eclectic world music. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Dave Barnes and Gabe Dixon Band, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 advance, $18 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Too Many Frogs, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

English Conversation Group, 10 a.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for non-native speakers. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Miss Belle's Sing-Along, 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Old favorites and original songs. Birth-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Book Discussion, 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Book Discussion, 7:15 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Book Discussion Group, 7:15 p.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Call for book title. Adults. 703-356-0770.

PJs and Popcorn, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Watch a movie in your pajamas. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

<b>Thursday/March 19</b>

Battlefield Band, 8 p.m. at The Barns. Traditional and contemporary Scottish music. $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Old School Freight Train CD Release. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Tiny Tot Tales, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and activities. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-356-0770.

Where Does Gold Come From: the Astronomical Origin of the Elements, 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Dr. Edward Murphy of the University of Virginia traces the history of a gold atom. Adults. 703-757-8560.

V.I.P. Vienna, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Support group for adults with vision loss. 703-938-0405.

Teens in Turmoil. 7:30 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 2351 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna. Dr. Carol Maxym, author of "Teens in Turmoil," will speak about dealing and working with troubled teens. Suggested donation of $5. Call 703-281-3987 or visit www.GoodShepherdVa.com.

Adult Roundtable. 10 a.m., McLean Baptist Church, 1367 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. An "Adult Roundtable Middle School Forum" will be held by the Safe Community Coalition. Visit www.safecommunitycoalition.net.

Memoir Writing. 8:45-10 a.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Instructor Cheryl Somers Aubin, who holds an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University, will lead participants in weekly writing exercises and share the results in a supportive atmosphere. Class held Thursdays through April 30. $57.60/Town of Vienna residents, $72/out-of-town participants. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

<b>Friday/March 20</b>

Lara St. John, violinist, 8 p.m. at The Barns. $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre in "Cinderella," 8 p.m. at the George Mason Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Grand Tier III. Tickets are $27-$54. Age 12 and under, half price Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Family Skate Nights, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center. $1 per skater; bring your own skates and safety equipment.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for non-native English speakers. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League, 3 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

Game On, 6 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Runescape, DDR, Wii, Rock Band, pizza and soda at the library. Age 10-18. 703-938-0405.

Valery Lloyd Watts. 7 p.m., at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road S.W., Vienna. Valery Lloyd-Watts, who has been hailed as the "world’s most listened-to pianist," will perform live. Tickets: $15/adults, $10/seniors and students, free/children 2 and under. Call 703-734-0621 or e-mail harnesselway@aol.com.

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. 7:30 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Watch local talent present this classic story. To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office, call 703-573-SEAT or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

<b>Saturday/March 21</b>

HAPA, contemporary Hawaiian duo. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre in "Sleeping Beauty," 8 p.m. at the George Mason Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Grand Tier III. Tickets are $27-$54. Age 12 and under, half price Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

‘It's All about the Cats’ Adoption Day sponsored by Commonwealth Cat Rescue, Inc., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Woodrow Wilson Library, 6101 Knollwood Drive, Falls Church Falls Church. 703-820-8744. Contact Chris C. Haslam, Commonwealth Cat Rescue, Inc. at 703-568-3600.

Amateur Photography Contest. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department's annual Amateur Photography Contest and Exhibit will be held. Photos will be judged by local professional photographers and ribbons awarded in eight categories: animals, architecture, nature, pictorial, scenic, photojournalism, portraiture and digitally enhanced. Entries will be accepted Thursday, March 19, 5- 9 p.m. and Friday, March 20, 12-3:45 p.m. Entry fee: $10 per person. Call Vienna Parks and Recreation at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

Country Western Dance. 7:30-11 p.m., Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Eileen Scott will teach "Bop the B Line" dance at 7:30 p.m. and Matt Leonard will teach the "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem" specialty dance at 8:00 p.m. Open dancing is from 8:30-11p.m. Couples and singles are welcome. Admission for NVCWDA members is $10, nonmembers $12, ages 16-20 with student ID, $5. Visit www.nvcwda.org or call 703-860-4941. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. 3 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Watch local talent present this classic story. To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office, call 703-573-SEAT or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Citrus Fruit Sale. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., at American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Pink Seedless Grapefruit, Valencia Oranges, and Honey Tangerines are featured. Pure Maple Syrup will also be available. Proceeds support local community youth, patriotic activities, and veteran needs. Visit web site www.mcleanpost270.org or call 703-356-8259.

<b>Sunday/March 22</b>

HAPA, contemporary Hawaiian duo. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Todesbonden, Ephemeral Sun and Origin Theory, 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

The Academy of Ancient Music, 4 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 3:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $24-$48. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon. 12:30 p.m., Le Mistral Restaurant, 6641 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. Bloomingdale’s unveils their Spring Collection and a representative from Estée Lauder presents the latest trends in skin care and make-up, door prizes will be raffled and the McLean Youth Orchestra will perform. Tickets: $50; call 703-821-6646.

‘What’s the truth About Islam?’ 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Dr. Laurent Murawiec of the Hudson Institute offers his views on militant Islamic elements. Free. 703-587-0751.

Meadowlark Gardens History. 1 p.m., McLean Government Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Meadowlark’s Chief Horticulturalist Doris Rodriguez will focus on the daylily collection and other major collections at the gardens. Free; open to the public. Call 703-534-7729.

Music from Oberlin. 7:30 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. The Darwin String Quartet will perform works by Beethoven and Mozart. Free. Call 703-893-9072 or visit www.oberlin.edu/alumni.

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. 3 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Watch local talent present this classic story. To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office, call 703-573-SEAT or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Daylilies. 1 p.m., McLean Government Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. The Northern Virginia Daylily Society will host a presentation on Meadowlark’s history by Meadowlark's Chief Horticulturalist Doris Rodriguez. She will focus on the daylily collection and other major collections that can be seen when visiting the gardens. Free. Call 703-534-7729.

The Washington Moroccan Club Youth Art Event: To celebrate President Obama’s Inauguration and to honor the First Family, youth, ages 5-15, are invited to create a picture at the event inspired by the theme, "Welcome the Obama Family to the White House." Pictures will then be selected to present to the First Family. Refreshments and art supplies provided. Every artist awarded. 3-6 p. m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean, VA 22101

<b>Monday/March 23</b>

Open Mic Showcase Hosted by Ron Goad. 7-10 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/March 24</b>

That 1 Guy: unlike anything you have heard before. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Great Decisions Seminar, 2 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Roundtable discussion of U.S. foreign policy. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Good Night Sleep Tight, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bedtime stories and songs. Age 2-4 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Jazz Night at James Madison High School Auditorium, 7 p.m. Featuring: The James Madison and McLean High School Jazz Bands and

The US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors.

<b>Wednesday/March 25</b>

Taylor Carson, Matt York and Andrew Hoover, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Hop Into Spring, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Bunny tales and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

Rock-a-Bye Baby, 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Rhymes, stories and songs. Birth-12 months with adult. 703-938-0405.

Buddy Hatton. 7 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Watch "In Search of Shangri-La" with Alden favorite Buddy Hatton. $8/district residents, $10/others. Call 703-790-9223.

Cuvaison Wine Dinner. 6:30 p.m., Wildfire Tysons Galleria, 1714U International Drive, McLean. Guest speaker Don Clemens joins with Wildfire’s Executive Chef Steven Lukis. $95/person. To view the menu, visit wildfirerestaurant.com or for reservations contact Michelle Bringham at 703-442-9110.

<b>Thursday/March 26</b>

Paul Thorn, gospel-inspired Americana. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ask an Expert: Christopher Moore on the Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher. 12:30-12:45 p.m. at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly. Free admission. 202-633-1000 or www.nasm.si.edu.

White Burgundy and Pinot Noir. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. A wine tour of France. Experience one of the most delicate grape varietals.

Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Patrick Henry Book Club, 1 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Call for book title. Adults. 703-938-0405.

<b>Friday/March 27</b>

Susan Werner with Madi Diaz. Folk and gospel. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Sex and Missiles, Feed God Cabbage, Mistaken For Strangers, Redline Addiction, The Rail, Shrine of the Silver Monkey, Combat Funk and The List. 6 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8 advance, $10 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for non-native English speakers. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League, 3 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

<b>Saturday/March 28</b>

Michael Manring, bassist. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Antiques Appraisal. 12:30-4 p.m., Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. Call the museum after 12 p.m. on Feb. 28 at 703-938-5187 to reserve. Only two items can be appraised per person and each item will cost $10, or $7.50 for Historic Vienna, Inc. members.

John Eaton, the music of the 1940s. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Vienna volunteer Fire Department Community Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Fire Department, 400 Center St. S., Vienna. Bacon, sausage and beverages will be available, as well as pancakes. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 age 5-12. Age 4 and under free. Tour the apparatus bays, including the new Horton Medic Unit. Bring a camera to take pictures of your children in the VVFD fire engines and ambulances. All funds raised go directly to supporting the operations of the VVFD. 703-827-5288 or www.vvfd.org.

Laughing Pizza. 2 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Laughing Pizza is a real family band that creates original pop music for kids and their parents. Dad Billy and mom Lisa combine their skills as award-winning songwriters with their multi instrumentalist daughter Emily to create fun, inspiring music for the whole family. $10/residents, $14/others. Call 703-790-9223.

Mark Levin. 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 7851 Tysons Corner Center, McLean. Nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin will sign his latest release, "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto." Call 703-506-2937.

Mad Agnes. 7:30 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 2351 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna. The Mad Agnes Trio will perform. Free; donations welcome to support the Lakota Mission Team. Call 703-281-3987 or visit www.GoodShepherdVA.com.

Kidsave Summer Miracles. 1 p.m., Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Join Kidsave for an information session about hosting/helping older orphans, ages 8-13, from Colombia this summer. E-mail Mike DeSenne at djmdesenne@aol.com or visit www.kidsave.org.

<b>Sunday/March 29</b>

Local Matinee with Tieweb and Pat Sommer’s Project. 2 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.