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<cal1>Friday/Aug. 13

<cal2>Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With the band Blair Carman and the Belleview Boys. Drop-in beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road (Route 28 near the airport), Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 14

<cal2>All Corvette Cruise-In. 2-6 p.m. Donation of $5 per corvette. Last year’s show attracted 200 corvettes. Sponsored by the Old Dominion Corvette Club. Proceeds will be used to support the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter and the National Corvette Museum. At Sudley Plaza Shopping Center, 7787 Sudley Road, Manassas. Contact: info@olddominioncorvetteclub.com

Saturday/Aug. 14

Starlight Cinema — "Fantastic Mr. Fox" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

"OTO Percussion Duo." 10 a.m. Free. Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s introduction to the percussion instruments. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Family Nature Hike. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free. Bring your family to a guided nature hike at Bull Run Regional Park. Bull Run offers abundant wildlife and great trails for families to explore. The naturalist guide will highlight current wildlife sightings and other recent natural events in the park. Bring water, good walking shoes, and a sense of adventure! Meet at the Bull Run camp store. Call 703-631-0550.

Punjabi Mela 2010. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free. This event will be a Punjabi ethnic fair to exhibit Punjabi heritage. All are invited. It will be a family oriented event where families can come and enjoy the Punjabi music, dance and fun for kids. There will be vendors selling Indian food, clothing and souvenirs. Contact info@ikpunjabi.com, 571-308-9131.

Free Health Physicals. For ages 3-19 who are uninsured, low-income residents. Free health physicals, crafts, giveaways, a free lunch for all children and on-site Medicaid enrollment provided by the Fairfax County Health Department. At the Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic, 13525 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon. Call 571-235-3577.

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<cal1>Aug. 14-15

<cal2>Juanapalooza. 2 p.m. start time. Admission is $20. Bands start playing at 6 p.m. A fund-raiser for Juan Arevalo who had brain surgery. Band lineup include Fing, Harlan Simple, DJ Lingo, Meza Mudge and Tha Backz. Also wet T-shirt contest, ice luge and jello wrestling. At The Taber Compound, 13807 Leland Road, Centreville.

Civil War Weekend Encampment. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $7/adults; $5/seniors and children. At Historic Sully, 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly. Call 703-324-8662.

<cal1>Sunday/Aug. 15

<cal2>GFWC-Western Fairfax County Woman’s Club Brunch. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. A brunch with Michele Bevington, founder of Freedom Petals that provides floral arrangements for recuperating service members and their families at the Walter Reed Complex. At the Chantilly Regional Library meeting room, Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Reservations are required. Contact Sandy Lawson at 703 620-0574 or email westernfairfaxcountywc@gmail.com.

Fund-raiser. 4 p.m. to closing. Benefit for both the Patsy Graham Endowment Scholarship and the Greenbriar Swim Team. At Dogfish Head Alehouse in the Greenbriar Shopping Center. Silent auction and hourly raffles. Contact Jacque Whang at jacquewhang@hotmail.com.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 16

<cal2>Yoga for Back Pain. 6:30-7:30 p.m. With Michael Tress and Rajeswari Tress(E-RYT 500). At the Chantilly Library meeting room, Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Contact yogagynan@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Aug. 16-20

<cal2>Vacation Bible School. 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. . Join us for fun and learning in "SonHarvest County." For children ages 4 through sixth grade. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13421 Twin Lakes Drive, Clifton. Visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com for the registration form or call 703-323-9500. Cost is $35 per child or a maximum of $75 for children from the same family.

<cal1>Tuesday/Aug. 17

<cal2>Hola Mama Get-Together. 10 a.m. Hola Mama is a group of bilingual moms (English-Spanish) that have children ages 1 to 4 years old in the Fairfax, Centreville and Chantilly areas. They meet with their kids so they can listen and speak Spanish with the goal of becoming 100 percent bilingual. Meets at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Email holamamausa@gmail.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/Aug. 18

<cal2>Night Hike. 7 to 8 p.m. Explore E.C. Lawrence Park after dark on a night hike. Participants will learn about nocturnal animals, catch and release fireflies and locate bats with a bat detector. At 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-631-0013.

<cal1>Friday/Aug. 20

<cal2>Dairy Days. 1 to 4 p.m. Make ice cream, churn butter and experience a taste of 18th century life. At Sully Historic Site. Cost is $5/person. At 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly. Call 703-437-1794.

Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With the band, Natty Beaux. Drop-in beginner swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road (Route 28 near the Airport), Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 21

<cal2>Starlight Cinema — "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

DinoRock Productions (Puppets). 10 a.m. Free. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances

Fund-raiser. "Queen of Hearts" Casino Night and Silent Auction. Proceeds will go to the non-profit groups, Capital Hospice and St. Raphael Orthodox Christian Church of Centreville. At the Piedmont Country Club in Haymarket. Tickets and event information are available from Marilyn Pietri, Community Outreach, at mpietri@capitalhospice.org or 703-392-6707.

<cal1>Sunday/Aug. 22

<cal2>Dog Wash. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Westfield High School Color Guard will be hosting a dog wash to raise funds for the upcoming school year. At 6214 Paddington Lane, Centreville, in the London Towne neighborhood.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 23

<cal2>Yoga for Strong Core. 6:30-7:30 p.m. With Michael Tress and Rajeswari Tress(E-RYT 500). At the Chantilly Library meeting room, Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Contact yogagynan@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/Aug. 25

<cal2>Back-to-School Clean-up. 5-8 p.m. Centreville Elementary's "Back to School" Clean-Up. All are invited to help get the school grounds ready for the new school year. Bring your wheelbarrows, rakes, shovels, gardening gloves to help with the effort. Service Hours documentation will be provided for those who need it (sixth-graders, scouts, honor society, etc). Contact riastewart@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 26

<cal2>Community Fun Night. 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Come out and support Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM) during Community Fun Night. Bob Evans Restaurant, 14050 Thunderbolt Place in Chantilly, will donate 15 percent of the sales when you eat there. WFCM is the homeless provider in western Fairfax County and provides free food, clothing and financial assistance to those needing their assistance. Call WFCM at 703-988-9656.

Centreville Stitchers. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting or other needlework crafts and conversation? Join Centreville Stitchers at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. All levels (adults) welcome. Questions - call Jo at 703-803-0595 or email joknitter@verizon.net.

<cal1>Friday/Aug. 27

<cal2>Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With the band, The Joker’s Wild. Beginner swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

Dairy Days. 1 to 4 p.m. Make ice cream, churn butter and experience a taste of 18th century life. At Sully Historic Site. Cost is $5/person. At 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly. Call 703-437-1794.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 28

<cal2>Starlight Cinema — "Aliens in the Attic" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 30

<cal2>Yoga and Meditation. 6:30-7:30 p.m. With Michael Tress and Rajeswari Tress(E-RYT 500). At the Chantilly Library meeting room, Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Contact yogagynan@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Tuesday/Sept. 14

<cal2>Centreville Stitchers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting or other needlework crafts and conversation? Join Centreville Stitchers at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. All levels (adults) welcome. Questions - call Jo at 703-803-0595 or email joknitter@verizon.net.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 15

<cal2>"The Power of One." 10 a.m. to noon. GFWC-Western Fairfax County Women’s Club free brunch featuring Michele Bevington, founder of Freedom Petals, a nonprofit organization that provides floral arrangements for recuperating service members and their families at the Walter Reed Complex. At the Chantilly Regional Library. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Contact Barbara Cale at 703-378-6009 or Sandy Lawson at 703-620-0574 or e-mail westernfairfaxcountywc@gmail.com.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 16

<cal2>Watershed Management. The Little Rocky Run and Johnny Moore Creek draft plan forum meeting. Fairfax County is seeking public input in the development of the watershed management plan for these watersheds. Registration is from 6:30-7 p.m. Meeting is 7-9 p.m. At Centreville High School, 6001 Union Mill Road, Clifton.

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 20

<cal2>Golf & Tennis Charity Classic. 20th Anniversary Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Golf & Tennis Charity Classic benefiting "Healthy Weight Programs for Families & Children" at Fair Oaks Hospital. At the International Country Club in Fairfax. After play enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction and awards dinner celebration. Register early, space is limited. For general or corporate sponsorship information, contact Elizabeth Willett at 703-391-3869 or Elizabeth.Willett@inova.org. www.inova.org/events.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 23

<cal2>Centreville Stitchers. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting or other needlework crafts and conversation? Join Centreville Stitchers at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. All levels (adults) welcome. Questions - call Jo at 703-803-0595 or email joknitter@verizon.net.

<cal1>Sept. 24-26

<cal2>Capital Home Show. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $9/online, $12/door; children 6-12 are $3. At the Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Visit www.capitalhomeshow.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 25

<cal2>Dulles Plane Pull. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A tug-of-war against a 164,000 pound Airbus. Teams of 25 will compete to see who can pull the airplane 12 feet the fastest. A fund-raiser for Special Olympics Virginia at Dulles Airport. Visit www.planepull.com or call 703-359-4301.