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Disney On Ice presents Celebrations! Oct. 21-25 at The Patriot Center at George Mason University. Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets via charge, by phone at 703-573-SEAT; via www.ticketmaster.com; and at the Patriot Center box office. To discover more about Disney On Ice, log on to www.disneyonice.com.

To have community events listed, send to south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 8

</b>Live Music by Natty Beaux. $10. 8-10 p.m., at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. $10. Beginner lesson 7:30 p.m. www.headoverheelsdance.com or 703-424-1745.

An Evening with Marshall Crenshaw. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Inova Health Source Fight the Flu. 11 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Inova HealthSource Fight the Flu. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B; must be 18 or older. Call Inova for details, 877-895-5284. Adults.

Money Management Tips for Family Caregivers. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Learn how to identify key personal and financial documents and assess your loved one's financial situation. To register call 703-324-5205 .

Chess Club. 3:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy, play the game. Age 6-14. 703-644-7333.

WBIS Fairfax County Monthly Luncheon. 12-1:30 p.m., at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Come join Women Building & Investing in Success. Learn more at www.wbis.biz.

Studio Series #1 "Fuddy Meers." 8 p.m., at Black Box Theater. $6 adult, $3 student/senior. The Black Box Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Friday/Oct. 9

</b>“Harvey” presented by The Providence Players. 7:30 p.m., at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Single show tickets: adults $15, students/seniors 62+ 12. Season tickets: adults $35, students/seniors 62+ $25. Information and ticket reservations: www.providenceplayers.org, providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

Kelly Clarkson. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. With The Veronicas and Parachute. Tickets are $59.50 and $49.50, available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, www.ticketmaster.com or Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.kellyclarkson.com or www.patriotcenter.com.

Dan Navarro. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Author Scott Turow presents “Confessions of a Death Penalty Agnostic" 7:30 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Turow, best-selling author of many novels including “Presumed Innocent” and “Ordinary Heroes,” is also the author of “Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer’s Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty” and will present a discussion of capital punishment. No registration required, first come, first served. For details, see the Fairfax County Library’s Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library or call 703-324-8428.

Studio Series #1 "Fuddy Meers." 8 p.m., at Black Box Theater. $6 adult, $3 student/senior. The Black Box Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Saturday/Oct.10

</b>“Harvey” presented by The Providence Players. 7:30 p.m., at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Single show tickets: adults $15, students/seniors 62+ 12. Season tickets: adults $35, students/seniors 62+ $25. Information and ticket reservations: www.providenceplayers.org, providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

Richard Alston Dance Company. 8 p.m., at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. Tickets are $42, $34, $21. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. Center for the Arts complex is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool Children's Consignment Sale. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Children's clothing and furniture, toys, books, videos, maternity and nursing clothes and more. Due to space constraints, no strollers permitted. www.spring-mar.org, sales@spring-mar.org, 703-239-1213.

Microsoft Access. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to databases Adults. 703-293-6227.

High School Reunion. W.T. Woodson High's Class of 1984 will be having its 25th Reunion 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., at Jammin' Java Cafe in Vienna. Go to www.woodson84.org for more details or call Kim at 703-801-1900.

Fall Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in Historic Downtown Fairfax. The annual event features more than 400 juried crafters and food vendors, rides, a new car show and a business expo. The Legwarmers, a 1980s tribute band, performs from 12:30-3:30 p.m. To learn more, visit www.fairfaxva.gov or call 703-385-7858.

Studio Series #1 "Fuddy Meers." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at Black Box Theater. $6 adult, $3 student/senior. The Black Box Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 11

</b>The Flying Karamazov Brothers. 4 p.m., at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. Tickets for youth through grade 12 half price. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $42, $34, $21. The Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

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

Quilt Talk. Learn about quilts made in the 1930s in an illustrated talk by Bunnie Jordan, local quilt educator and appraiser, 2 p.m., at Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Following the talk, Jordan will discuss the museum’s current exhibition, “Stitching Pretty Through Hard Times: Quilts and the Sewing Arts of the 1930s,” features quilts, “feed sack” garments and needlework books. Free. Light refreshments will be served. 703-385-8414.

Studio Series #1 "Fuddy Meers." 2 p.m., at Black Box Theater. $6 adult, $3 student/senior. The Black Box Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

Faculty Artist Series: Piano trio with Anna Balakerskaia, Zino Bogacheck and David Teie. 7 p.m., at GMU’s Harris Theater. Free. The Harris Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Monday/Oct. 12

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

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 13

</b>Tim Be Told, Steph Modder and Alex Mejias. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Computer Tutoring. 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke.

One-on-one help with basic computer skills, navigating the Internet and using Microsoft Word and Excel. Call to sign up. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Midnight at Bunnyman Bridge. 6:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Storyteller Margaret Chatham and the local legend of the Bunnyman murders and other creepy tales. Age 12 and up. 703-249-1520.

Fairfax Bibliophiles Book Collecting Group. 7:15 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Topic to be announced. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Let's Hear It For The Girls. 7:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. The Teacher's Funeral by Richard Peck. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. 703-644-7333. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Book Club Kids: Fall Leaves Fall! 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Activities and fun, centered around the book Fall Leaves Fall by Zoe Hall. Children should be familiar with this story before coming. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allen Poe. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 14

</b>The Guggenheim Grotto and Maia Sharp. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Cowboy Junkies and Lee Harvey Osmond. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $40. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

Identity Theft. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Learn how to protect yourself from thieves who want to steal your information. 703-978-5600.

Library Board of Trustees. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. A maximum of five people may speak during the public comment period. To sign up to speak, call 703-324-8324. Adults.

Teen Book Chat. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. "The Earth, My Butt, & other Big Round Things" by Carolyn Mackler. Age 12-16 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Finding Your Fit on the Roller Coaster of College Admissions. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. How to identify schools that fit individual students, build strong student resumes, and work with admissions officers to gain admissions and merit scholarships. Age 13 and up. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 15

</b>An Evening with Unknown Hinson. 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Stanley Clarke Trio with Lenny White, percussion, and Hiromi, piano. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna.

$45. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

Eensy Weensy Spiders. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Spooks and shrieks at story time. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Inova HealthSource Fight the Flu. 11:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B; must be 18 or older. Call Inova for details; 877-895-5284. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Tales for Twos: The Bear Went Over the Mountain. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, fingerplays and activities about bears. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Visual Voices Speaker Series: "Teaching and Learning: The Power of Creativity" by Ruth Lozner. 7:30 p.m., at Harris Theater. Free. The Harris Theater is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Friday/Oct. 16

</b>Library Fall Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Art, history, cooking, DIY, travel, spirituality, reference, classic and popular fiction, children’s books, CDs, audiobooks. Free parking. 703-293-2132.

Virginia Opera: Puccini’s “La Bohème.” 8 p.m., at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. The Center for the Arts complex is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Tickets are $86, $72, $44, at 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Thomas Nicholas Band and Billy Woodward & The Senders. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Founder’s Day Celebration with The Canadian Brass. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $40. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

Movie Screening: “Coal Country.” A 90-minute documentary on modern coal mining techniques premieres at 7 p.m., at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. The showing is co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and Greater Washington Interfaith Power & Light. A question and answer period follows the screening.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 17

</b> Library Fall Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-2132.

All Things Rock Summer Camp 2009 Recital. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Christopher O’Riley. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $25. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 18

</b>Library Fall Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-2132.

Virginia Opera: Puccini’s “La Bohème.” 8 p.m., at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. The Center for the Arts complex is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Tickets are $86, $72, $44, at 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

N Scale Model Trains will be running 1-4 p.m., at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. The Northern Virginia NTRAK model train club will host its monthly display in both the station and the caboose. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children 4-11. The museum is located at 11200 Fairfax

Station Road, Fairfax Station. 703-425-9225.

The Alexandria Kleztet, Susan Gaeta and special guest Jon Carroll. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

An Evening with: Nick Lowe. 7:30 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $30. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

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

Middle East Peace: Does the U.S. Have an Effective Role to Play? 2 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. A panel of experts will discuss. Cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Lecture by Michael Shumaker on “The 1861 Battle of Vienna” hosted by Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans at the Panera Bread, 3955 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, at 6 p.m. Open to the public; $5. Call 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@worldnet.att.net.

<b>Monday/Oct. 19

</b>Erin McKeown and Jill Sobule. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Wizard's Workshop With Joe Romano. 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Learn about magic tricks and secrets. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

Cool Clips Academy Awards Ceremony. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Celebrate Teen Read Week; meet the winners and watch the entries from the library's summer contest. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. Age 12 & up. 703-644-7333.

The Vision Series: "How We Learn: Human Exceptionality and Cognition" by Margo A. Mastropieri. 7 p.m., at GMU Concert Hall. Free. The Concert Hall is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 20

</b>Chris Pureka and Peasant. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Computer Tutoring. 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. One-on-one help with basic computer skills, navigating the Internet and using Microsoft Word and Excel. Call to sign up. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Early Readers Book Group. 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. A book group for 6-8 year olds and their parents. 703-249-1520.

Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “Out Stealing Horses” by Per Petterson. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood” by Helene Cooper. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “All the King's Men” by Robert Penn Warren. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “Evening Class” by Maeve Binchy. Adults. 703-644-7333.

GMU Wind Symphony Fall Concert with special guest: Fairfax Wind Symphony. 8 p.m., at GMU Concert Hall. $15 adults, $10 seniors, students free. The Concert Hall is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 21

</b>Michael Tolcher. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Needlework Group. 10:30 a.m. 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.

Hidden Pond Nature Program. 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Nature and local ecology, hosted by the Hidden Pond Nature Center. Age 6-12. 703-249-1520.

One-on-One Genealogical Research Assistance. 6 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Get started on genealogical research with the assistance of experienced volunteers. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Teen Volunteer Fair. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Learn about interesting, fun and fulfilling opportunities. Cosponsored by Volunteer Fairfax. Age 12-18. 703-978-5600.

Tales for Twos: Bubble Mania. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and fun activities with bubbles. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Writers Roundtable. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Disney On Ice presents Celebrations! 7 p.m., at The Patriot Center at George Mason University. Ticket Prices: $70, $50, $27, $20 and $15. Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets via charge, by phone at 703-573-SEAT; via www.ticketmaster.com ; and at the Patriot Center box office. To discover more about Disney On Ice, log on to www.disneyonice.com.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 22

</b>Justin Trawick. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Slighty Scary Stories. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories & activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Mainstage #1: "Ah, Wilderness." 8 p.m., at GMU TheaterSpace. $12 adult, $8 student/senior. TheaterSpace is on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123.

Disney On Ice presents Celebrations! 7 p.m., at The Patriot Center at George Mason University. Ticket Prices: $70, $50, $27, $20 and $15. Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets via charge, by phone at 703-573-SEAT; via www.ticketmaster.com ; and at the Patriot Center box office. To discover more about Disney On Ice, log on to www.disneyonice.com.