0
Votes

Calendar

<i>Send announcements to mclean@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday for the following week's paper. Photos/artwork encouraged. For additional listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com</i>

<b>Thursday/Oct. 15</b>

Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Chapter 227 Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant, 262D Cedar Lane, Cedar Lane Shopping Center, Vienna. Rufus Phillips will discuss his book, "Why Vietnam Matters", documenting lessons learned in the Vietnam War from 1954 to 1968, and why they still matter especially with their application to the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Free, public invited. Call Len Ignatowski at 703-255-0353 or visit www.vva227.org.

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.

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

Model Investment Club of Northern Virginia. 7 p.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Learn more about investing following an investment club model. Adults. 703-356-0770.

<b>Friday/Oct. 16</b>

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.

Used Book Sale, Fri. 10 a.m. –6 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Oakton Public Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Wide selection of books including children's books.

A Scary Good Time, Monster Mash, 7-9 p.m. $30 non-residents, $20 McLean district residents. The 5th- and 6th-grader parties include music, dancing, games, snacks, videos and much more. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-448-8336 or george.sachs@fairfaxcounty.gov.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 17</b>

McLean Pet Expo: Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at McLean Central Park. Parade participants report to starting line at 3 p.m. No registration required. Prizes awarded for Best Costumes. Family fun, including frisbee dogs, entertainment, a petting zoo, moonbounce, carousel, pony rides, face painting and food concessions. 703-790-0123.

Walking With Friends. 9-10 a.m. Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. An opportunity to build friendships and find encouragement while walking. www.antiochdoc.org or 703-938-6753.

Northern Virginia Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. Operating HO scale display depicting the Western North Carolina Railroad. W&OD Depot, 231 Dominion Rd., Vienna. Free, donations accepted. www.nvmr.org or 703-938-5157.

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

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Autumn 18th Century Market Fair. 11 am-4:30 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Dip candles or turn wood on the carpenter's lathe. Stop by the tavern for a cup of mulled wine and shop at a variety of merchants’ stalls. See colonial farm family and community members in costume as well as a variety of farm animals. Period food, beverages and wares available for purchase. Adults $5; age 3-12 and seniors $2.50. Visit www.1771.org for coupon worth 50% off admission. 703-903-9330.

A Spiritual Healing Answer for Parents, 2 p.m. at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1683 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Explore a practical spiritual approach to your child’s healthcare needs. Free one-hour talk by Suzanne Riedel, CSB, a Christian Science teacher. www.christiansciencedc.org

The Vienna Farmers Market located at the red caboose parking lot on the corner of Dominion and Church Street NE in Vienna will feature Ayr Hill Garden Club for its last three markets on Oct. 17, 24 and 31. The group will sell bulbs as a fundraiser to benefit the gardens around town. 703-200-7806 or viennafarmersmarket.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.

Friends of the Patrick Henry Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-938-0405.

Jewelry Making for Adults. 2 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Learn how to create your own piece of jewelry with Whispering Eden's Shannyn Snyder. 703-790-8088.

Under the Sea. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Experience the diversity of life found beneath the ocean waves. Age 6-12. 703-790-8088.

Vienna Choral Society Presents Remembrance: A Concert for Peace. 7:30 p.m. at the Vienna Presbyterian Church. Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem and Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man; A Mass for Peace with the Amadeus Orchestra and Chorus. Adults $18, seniors and children $14. viennachoralsociety.org or 703-255-5508

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Line dance lessons at 7:30 p.m. and couples specialty dance at 8 p.m. Open dancing from 8:30-11 p.m. $10 for NVCWDA members, $12 for non-members, and $5 for ages 16-20. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Capitol Steps. 7:30 p.m. Political satire at James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. The event is the major fundraiser for the 2010 All-Night Graduation Celebration. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 703-255-3798 or www.fcps.edu/MadisonHS.

Woven Green, original eclectic rock. 4:30 p.m. Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. $5. Picnics welcome.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend/

Wayne Brady. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $25, available at all Ticketmaster locations or Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 18</b>

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.

Saint Luke Concert Series with The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. 4 p.m. at Saint Luke’s Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Combined choirs, soloists, chamber orchestra and organ; A. Scott Wood conducting. Based on the 15th century L’Homme Arme. $25 adults, under age 18 free. 703-759-5334 or www.amadeusconcerts.com.

Effective Spiritual Response to Healthcare, 3 p.m. at McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Free one-hour talk by Suzanne Riedel, CSB, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science from Denver, CO. Childcare provided. www.christiansciencedc.org

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Autumn 18th Century Market Fair. 11 am-4:30 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Adults $5; age 3-12 and seniors $2.50. Visit www.1771.org for coupon worth 50% off admission. 703-903-9330.

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.

Friends of the Patrick Henry Library Book Sale. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-938-0405.

The B-Film Extras. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<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.

Fall Into Leaves.10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Celebrate fall foliage with short stories, music and finger play. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

Preschool Storytime. 1:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-790-8088.

Historic Vienna, Inc. is hosting a panel discussion of World War II Veterans from the Vienna area at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Town Hall, 127 Center Street South in Vienna. This meeting is free to the public and is in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit, "Vienna Remembers World War II," now at the Freeman Store and Museum. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 703.200.7806 or email fs@historicviennainc.org.

<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.

Colvin Run Community Center Weekly Dance. 7 p.m. at Colvin Run Schoolhouse, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. $10. www.colvinrun.org.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Inova HealthSource Fight the Flu. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Shots $25 or Medicare Part B; must be 18 or older. Call Inova for details; 877-895-5284. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Mystery Book Discussion. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. "Knots and Crosses" by Ian Rankin. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

Langley High School Choral Department Concert. 7:30 p.m. in the LHS Auditorium. Free. Performances by the LHS Madrigals, Concert Choir, Women's Chamber Choir, Select Treble Choir and Treble Choir.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 21</b>

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

Organist Douglas Bruce. 1 p.m. at Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free. 703-356-0670 or www.musicinmclean.org.

Disney On Ice Celebrations! 7 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15- $70, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.disneyonice.com or www.patriotcenter.com. 703-993-3000.

A is for Autumn. 10:30 a.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Get ready for cooler weather with stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

Book Discussion. 6:45 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Call for title. Adult. 703-356-0770.

PJs and Popcorn. 6 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Watch a movie in your pajamas. Age 1-4 with adult. 703-938-0405.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 22</b>

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

Domestic Violence Resource Project Fundraising Dinner. 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at China Garden Restaurant, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Speaker Melanne Verveer, US Ambassador at-Large on Global Women's Issues. dvrpannualdinner2009.eventbrite.com/

Disney On Ice Celebrations! 7 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15- $70, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.disneyonice.com or www.patriotcenter.com. 703-993-3000.

V.I.P. Vienna monthly meeting. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. For adults with vision loss. 703-938-0405.

Ari Hest with Elizabeth and the Catapult. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $16. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/Oct. 23</b>

Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $22. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

Disney On Ice Celebrations! 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15- $70, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.disneyonice.com or www.patriotcenter.com. 703-993-3000.

Friends of the Great Falls Library Book Sale. All day. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-8560.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

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

Terrific Twos. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Stories and activities. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-790-8088.

Pat Goslee, Redux: Recent Work. Exhibition and reception 7-9 p.m., in conjunction with The Soundry's open mic Verbal Assault at 8 p.m. at the Red Caboose Gallery, 138 Church St. N.E., Vienna. 703-349-7178.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 24</b>

15th Annual VolunteerFest, a community-wide day of service, offers 35 volunteer projects, such as building outdoor classrooms, assembling care packages for troops overseas, creating a wildlife habitat and assisting with community events. There are 33 project locations throughout Fairfax County at schools, libraries, parks and nonprofit organizations. See www.volunteerfairfax.org for specific project descriptions and locations.

Great Falls United Methodist Church annual Fall Bazaar will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Fun for children, food, crafts, book sale, silent auction and more. 703-582-1640.

Langley Crew Gala and Silent Auction at Meadows Farms Nursery at Rt. 7 and Reston Parkway in Great Falls. Gala opens at 7 p.m. with sampling of food from local restaurants. Silent auction, 7-9:30 p.m., live auction 9:30 p.m. followed by 50/50 raffle drawing. Music, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages all night. $25 per person. Raffle tickets $4 or 3 for $10. www.communitytickets.com.

McLean Symphony with Piano Soloist Carlos Ibay. 7:30 p.m. The Alden Theater, 1234 Ingelside Ave., McLean. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #1 in B Flat Minor, Opus 23, Kalinnikov Symphony #1 in G Minor and more. Adults $25, seniors and youth $20, under age12 $5. 703-790-9223 or www.mclean-symphony.org.

An Acoustic Evening with Five For Fighting. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Disney On Ice Celebrations! 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15- $70, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.disneyonice.com or www.patriotcenter.com.

Friends of the Great Falls Library Book Sale. All day. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-8560.

When We Were Young. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Celebrate Teen Read Week and relive your youth by playing old school games, coloring and enjoying other fun activities. Snacks and soda provided. Age 12-18. 703-938-0405.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 25</b>

The Dear Hunter, Annuals and Storm The Beaches. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Saint Luke Concert Series with Eric Himy (piano) and Emilio Colon (cello). 4 p.m. at Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Gershwin, Debussy, Cassado, and Fabregas. Adults $20, students under 23 $10. 703-356-0670 or www.musicinmclean.org.

Disney On Ice Celebrations! 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15- $70, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.disneyonice.com or www.patriotcenter.com. 703-993-3000.

American Legion Auxiliary Breakfast ‘Boo-ffet.’ 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Post 180, 330 Center St., McLean. $7 adults, $3 age 12 and under. 50/50 raffle. 703-625-5736.