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<b>Thursday/Sept. 10</b>

Happily Ever After: A Cinderella Tale. 2 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Age 4 and up. 703-790-0123.

David Mead and Scott Simons. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/Sept. 11</b>

The Town of Vienna’s Annual Day to Remember, Community Commemoration of the 2001 Terrorist Attacks. 10 a.m. on the grounds of the historic Freeman House, 131 Church St., N.E., Vienna. Guest speaker Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Rew, USMC. Sponsored by Vienna’s American Legion Post 180 in cooperation with the Town of Vienna. 703-938-953.

Great Falls 9/11 Candlelight Memorial Service – 7 p.m. - Freedom Plaza on Georgetown Pike near Walker Road next to the library in Great Falls. Recognition to the six citizens of Great Falls who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Guest speaker Linda C. Davis, Ph.D. recent tenure as the leader of the reform of case/care management for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families in the Dept of Defense. Parking - behind the library. Additional information please contact Robert Pattavina, President, Friends of the Great Fails Freedom Memorial at 703-759-0342.

Peter Tork (from The Monkees) and Shoe Suede Blues. 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women’s 40th Used Book Sale, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 40,000 used books, videos and CD's are sorted for adults and children. Admission is free. 202-337-2294 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

Just Friends. 1 p.m. at the Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace St., Herndon. A five-piece combo from Great Falls, featuring two flutists, guitar, string bass and percussion performing American popular music from the 1920s to the 1960s. 703-464-6200 or www.bendermelodies.com.

Artist’s Reception, 6-8 p.m. at Artworks Gallery & Studio, 11411-G Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Great Falls artist Mary Ellen Mogee in a "Life Flows On," followed by a three day show from Sept. 11-13. The gallery will be open Friday and Saturday, 12-8 p.m. and Sunday, 12-6 p.m. MyArtandSoul@gmail.com.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 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.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Fall Book Sale. 5-8 p.m. at The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free admission. Proceeds benefit museum's educational programs. www.1771.org/directions.htm.

Parents Without Partners Dance. 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Council Church, 8601 Wolf Trap Road, Vienna. Members $10, non-members $15. 703-835-4441.

<b>Saturday/Sept. 12</b>

All-you-can-eat crab feast. 1-5 p.m. at the Great Falls Firehouse. Unlimited crabs, hot dogs, corn on the cob, soft drinks, and iced tea. $41 for adults, $22 age 12 and under.

Nedda Davis, weaver and spinner, 12- 3 p.m. at The Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. 703-938-5187 or fs@historicviennainc.org.

ZNA Potomac Koi Club 16th Annual Koi Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Free and open to the public. International team for the koi judging, pond and koi vendors, informational seminars, raffles and auctions, craft vendors and bonsai displays. www.znapotomac.org or Mike Frady at 703-360-9142 or mfrady@znapotomac.org.

Songs for Danny. Local artists. 4:30 p.m. at Smith Chapel UMC, 11318 Beach Mill Road, Great Falls. Free. 571-434-9680.

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women’s Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Admission is free. 202-337-2294 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

McLean Fall Community Flea Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission and parking inside at the Business Bank Parking Garage, 1451 Dolley Madison Blvd. and Ingleside Ave., McLean. Open to both individuals and flea market dealers, 10x10-foot spaces are available for $45. 703-790-0123,TTY 711.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Christopher Zimmerman, Music Director. opens with Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, followed by Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro for Strings and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Pre-concert lecture free to ticketed patrons, 7 p.m. Tickets $25 to $55; $15 for students with valid ID. 1-888-945-2468 or Tickets.com

Miss Belle's Family Sing-Along. 10:30 a.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Songs and hugs. 703-356-0770.

Hostas Are Hot. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Karen O'Meara, Landscape Design Master Consultant, will discuss the cultivation of hostas and show a variety of samples. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Writers Workshop. 1 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Author John Gilstrap shares writing tips with hopeful writers. Cosponsored by the Friends of Oakton Library. Age 15 & up. 703-242-4020.

Vienna Branch of the American Association of University Women Open House. 10 a.m. at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Coffee, snacks and conversation about upcoming programs. Free. 703-314-9609 or www.aauwofva.org/branches/vienna.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association free educational workshops on embryo donation, 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. at the Tysons Corner Hilton, McLean. The legal, medical and mental health issues potential recipients and donors should consider about embryo donation. Register at resolve.org/embryodonation.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Fall Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free admission. Proceeds benefit museum's educational programs. www.1771.org/directions.htm.

No Better Off. Acoustic roots and more. 5-7 p.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Free. 703-288-9505.

<b>Sunday/Sept. 13</b>

Fall Concert on the Green, 6-8 p.m., Mr Knicknack/Tender Polman at the Great Falls Village Centre.

Sully Quilt and Fiber Arts Show and Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. $9 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children. 703-437-1794 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Sarah Bettens from K’s Choice. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

ZNA Potomac Koi Club 16th Annual Koi Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Free and open to the public. www.znapotomac.org or Mike Frady at 703-360-9142 or mfrady@znapotomac.org.

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women’s 40th Used Book Sale, 12-4 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Admission is free. 202-337-2294 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

<b>Monday/Sept. 14</b>

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Come enjoy short stories, fingerplay and music. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

Lunch Bunnies. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring lunch and enjoy stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Patrick Henry Bookworms. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Youth book club. Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini. Age 9-12. 703-938-0405.

Wacky Weather. 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Stories, activities and a craft. Bring camera for special guest. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-790-8088.

<b>Tuesday/Sept. 15</b>

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

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Internet training sessions with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Mystery Book Discussion group. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Inaugural group meeting. Learn more and help select titles to be discussed. 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.

Literary Heroines Book Club. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Explore the role of female characters in the classics. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Adults. 703-242-4020

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 16</b>

Passafire CD Release. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Friends in My Neighborhood. 10:30 a.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and activities about community helpers. 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. Adults. 703-356-0770.

Personalized Microsoft OfficeTraining. 7:15 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Microsoft Office training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

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

Book Discussion. 7:15 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. After This by Alice McDermott. Adults. 703-242-4020.

<b>Thursday, September 17</b>

Astrobiology At Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 7 p.m. Free. With Michael Summers, Department of Physics and Astronomy, George Mason University. Part of a series sponsored by the Analemma Society and the Great Falls Library to celebrate 2009, The International Year of Astronomy. 703-757-8560.

Ballyhoo! 9 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

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. Adults. 703-356-0770.

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

Fall into Colors. 11 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Explore the colors of fall with stories, songs and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-242-4020.

<b>Friday/Sept. 18</b>

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for non-native English speakers of all levels. Call for details. Adults. 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.

<b>Saturday/Sept. 19</b>

Washington Saxophone Quartet. 3 p.m. at the Alden Theatre in the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123.

Barrage. 7:30 p.m. Langley High School Orchestra Society in concert at the Langley High School Auditorium, featuring the band Barrage. Tickets $20. kamla@kcbpartners.org

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

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

William Henry Seward: Lincoln's Right Hand With Local Author John M. Taylor. 2 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Local author will discuss his book. View a documentary based on the book. Adults. 703-790-8088.

The Vienna Saturday Farmers Market located at the caboose parking lot at Mill St. and Church St. opposite 131 Church Street NE in Vienna. With Jessica Wallach, who will create children's portraits as a fundraiser for the La Leche League. Operated by the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna. 703-200-7806 or www.viennafarmersmarket.com.

Dog Wash and Bake Sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 543 Druid Hill Road, Vienna. Proceeds benefit Shoes for School, a nonprofit community service organization. Call 703-242-3957 or 703-757-0465 to reserve a space.

<b>Sunday/Sept. 20</b>

The Pork Dukes at 2 p.m.; and Tony Lucca, Jay Nash and Christopher Williams at 7 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Fall Concert on the Green, 6-8 p.m., A Neil Young Tribute at the Great Falls Village Centre.

Washington Symphonic Brass, with 17 brass and percussion players. 4 p.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. $25, including post-concert refreshments and a chance to meet the performers. Age 17 and under free. 703-759-5334 or www.amadeusconcerts.com.

Violist Tyler Sieh and Pianist Jessica Stitt. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Featuring compositions by Darius Milhaud, Johannes Brahms and Rebecca Clark. Free admission; donations accepted. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

<b>Ongoing</b>

"Remembering Summer," an exhibit of recent watercolors by Great Falls artist Betty Ganley, will be at the Great Falls Library's main meeting room from Sept. 1-28. Ganley, recipient of over 70 awards for marine scenes and florals, is the author of "10 Secret Gardens In Watercolor."