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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Oct. 1

</b>Charlotte Martin and Matt Duke. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Kitty Tales. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a favorite stuffed kitty and listen to stories and songs about kittens. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-249-1520.

<b>Friday/Oct. 2

</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.

Comedy Sportz. 7:30 p.m. Join the Lake Braddock Theatre Boosters for fast-paced, improvisational comedy at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. $10.

Kim Richey and Will Kimbrough at 7 p.m. and Betaraz Entertainment Presents: VA Strong at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 3

</b>UWC 7 - Redemption, Ultimate Fighting. 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $128.50, $78.50, $58.50 and $35, available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.uwcmma.com or www.patriotcenter.com.

The Ditty Bops at 7 p.m. and Popa Chubby at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

“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.

St. George’s UMC Preschool Kid’s Stuff Sale. 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Children’s clothes, toys, furniture and sporting goods. St. George’s United Methodist Church is located at 4910 Ox Road, Fairfax. www.stgumc.org.

Job Hunting. 11 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Creating better resumes. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Read to the Dog. Starting at 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 4

</b>Reunion Music Society Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Christopher Johnston, performs Jazz With Strings at 7:30 p.m. Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Parker/Clifford Brown performances accompanied by a string orchestra. In the Forum at the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Adults $15, seniors/teens $10, age 12 and under free. 703-569-0973.

“Harvey” presented by The Providence Players. 2 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.

The Scenic, The Status, Chasing Daylight and Michael Butler at 2 p.m. Tom Russell CD Release at 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Soul of a People Movie and Discussion. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Screening and moderated discussion with David Taylor. 703-293-6227.

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.

<b>Monday/Oct. 5

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

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Friends of the Kings Park Library Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 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. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 6

</b>David Knopfler (of Dire Straits). 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.

Teen Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Fun, food and great book discussions. Age 12-18. 703-249-1520.

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

The Life and Art of Ernest J. Gaines: Re-imagining Black Southern Manhood. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Keith Clark of George Mason University and author of “Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson” presents a program on life events that shaped Gaines. Adults. 703-644-7333

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 7

</b>Fall Fashion Show sponsored by the Women’s Association of Northern Virginia. 11 a.m. at the Springfield Golf and Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Sponsored by the Fair Oaks Mall Lord and Taylor. Bring non-perishable items for the capital area food bank. $30 for luncheon. 703-250-6636.

We Shot The Moon, Lights Resolve and Destry. 7 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.

Eensy Weensy Spiders. 6:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Spooks and shrieks at story time. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

Tiny Tots. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Oneders. 11:15 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 18-23 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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.