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The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players present performances of ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center.

<lst>To have community events listed, send to south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6459 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

<cal1>Thursday/May 28

<cal2>Kid Science: Fun With Magnets. 7 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, discussion and experiments about magnets. Age 4-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

The Dreamscapes Project, Poor Man’s Lobster, Bobby T and the MV and Cheryl B. Engelhardt, 8 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/May 29

<cal2>The Pirates of Penzance, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $8-$48. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Live Traditional Irish Music. 7:30 p.m. at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600. www.theauldshebeenva.com.

Matthew McGinn and Adam Swink, 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/May 30

<cal2>The Pirates of Penzance, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $8-$48. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Live Traditional Irish Music. 7:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600. www.theauldshebeenva.com.

‘Annie Between the States.’ Laura Elliott discusses and signs copies of her book for young readers. Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-591-0560. www.fairfaxva.gov/museumvc.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. Community Event. 10 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Master Gardeners provide horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Yard Sale. Boy Scout Troop 1535 fundraiser from 8-11:30 a.m., at 5804 Oak Moss Terrace, Burke. Donations accepted, contact Danita Grundvig at dsgrundvig@gmail.com or 703-249-8282.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

McLean and Langley Big Band Jam, 2:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Rocknoceros Family Happy Hour, 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Allmanact Album Release Party and Jon Bibbs, 9:30 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Sunday/May 31

<cal2>Burke Veterans Golf Classic, 2 p.m. at the Twin Lakes Golf Club, 6201 Union Mill Road, Clifton, to benefit the Burke VFW Post 5412 Relief Fund. Prizes for nearest pin, longest ball and low score. 703-310-7991, david.meyers@mris.com or gerhard.liebegott@us.army.mil.

Braille Babies. 1-3 p.m., at Fairfax City Regional Library, City of Fairfax Meeting Room A/B, 10360 North St., Fairfax. For those with children with all types of visual impairments. Reserve by Friday, May 29 to events@preemiestoday.org. krwa@verizon.net.

Honoring the Fallen-The Fairfax Ladies Memorial Association Tour. 2 p.m., Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. 703-385-8414, www.fairfaxva.gov/museumvc.

Baroque to Modern. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Recorder music by the Recorder Consort, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, GMU. All ages. 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax City Cemetery Tour. Guided walking tour, “Honoring the Fallen,” will focus on the efforts of the Fairfax Ladies Memorial Association to purchase land for a new cemetery in 1866 to bury Confederate war dead. Tour will begin at 2 p.m. at the Confederate Monument in the Cemetery, 10567 Main St., Fairfax. Adults, $5; youth and students, $3. For reservations, call 703-385-8414.

Rock ‘n Roll Songwriters Circle, 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/June 1

<cal2>Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. Call for title. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

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

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.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 2

<cal2>Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Picnic Pals. 11:30 a.m. at the Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring lunch for an afternoon of stories and movies. Birth-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

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.

The Tone Rangers, Vox Pop and Harmonization Without Representation. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 3

<cal2>Tales for Twos: Bugs and Butterflies. 10:30 a.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. See what flies with stories and activities about insects. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

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.

Tim Be Told, Trustfall and Mercury in Summer. 7:30 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Thursday/June 4

<cal2>Army of Me, The B-Film Extras and Miguel Tenicela. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/June 5

<cal2>Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m. at the Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Bring your lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

The Kennedys at 7:30 p.m. and DMV Showcase Vol. 4 at 10:30 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 6 p.m.-midnight, at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

<cal1>Saturday/June 6

<cal2>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.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Read to the Dog. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Yard Sale. The Edgewater Community is hosting a garage sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the neighborhood’s entrance on Burke Lake Road and Windward Drive in Burke.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 10 a.m.-midnight, at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

<cal1>Sunday/June 7

<cal2>Annual Louisiana Swamp Romp, 2 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Abused and Homeless Children’s Refuge Matinee with I Saw A Ghost, The Conflicted and Youth In Asia at 2 p.m. and Escape the Armada, 1000 Watt Boombox, Used Up, Metrophish and more at 6 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Enjoy rides, concerts, performing arts, exhibits, food and fireworks. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.