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Gray Maynard, left, fights Nate Diaz on Monday, Jan. 11, in a Ultimate Fighting Championship bout at the George Mason University Patriot Center.

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/Jan. 7

</b>Asylum Street Spankers. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $17. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Bear Tales Story Time. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Story time. Ages 13-23 months with adult. 703-249-1520.

Cowboy Tales. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, activities and a craft. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/Jan. 8

</b>An Evening with SGGL. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $25. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Bring lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

The Fairfax High School Choral Department Cabaret Night. 7 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Classic jazz and Broadway songs. Tickets cover admission, dessert and a beverage. $10 adults, $5 seniors, students or children over two. $25 for a family of four. Gift basket raffle available. www.fhschorus.net.

Chicago City Limits. 8 p.m. at The Barns at Wolftrap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Improv comedy. $22. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 9

</b>Help Send Packages to Troops Deployed Overseas. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Little River Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. This project is being conducted in conjunction with the America’s Adopt a Soldier program. Help pack care packages for service members overseas, collect or donate items for the boxes, or donate towards the mailing cost of $13 per box. Make checks payable to USPS (United States Postal Service). Contact 703-503-8703, TTY 711 for a list of suggested items.

Burke Fairfax Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. National Bone Marrow Registry Drive. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Testing is a simple swab of the inside of the cheek. Contact Tammy Mann at mannafamily11@msn.com.

John Jorgenson Quintet. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Chicago City Limits. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns at Wolftrap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Improv comedy. $22. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Sunday/Jan. 10

</b>Thatswhatshesaid, Counting Out Loud, Matthew Pablo and A+ Dropouts. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

This Day Waits, Sub-radio Standard, Streetlight Silhouettes, Bybrooke and Box Robots. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/Jan. 11

</b>Ultimate Fighting Championship, with Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz. 6:15 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $43-$203, at www.ticketmaster.com or at 703-573-SEAT. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

PAL Reading Visits. 4-5:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call to reserve a 15-minute slot. 703-249-1520.

After-School Special: Puzzled? 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Puzzle fun. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Friends Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Friends of the Library group monthly meeting. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Club Kids: “Where the Wild Things Are.” 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. A book club for 3-5 year olds. Activities centered around the book “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak. Children should be familiar with this story before coming. 703-644-7333.

Get Ready for the Olympics Movie Program. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Olympic-size fun. A hilarious movie about the first Jamaican bobsled team. 703-644-7333.

Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Jan. 12

</b>Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. “The Boys Start the War” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

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

Daytime Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “Goodbye and Amen” by Beth Richardson Gutcheon. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Art of War by Sun-tzu. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle II. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Jan. 13

</b>Nonfiction Book Discussion Group. 6-7:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

One-on-One Genealogical Research Assistance. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Get started on genealogical research with the assistance of our experienced volunteers. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Snowman Stories. 10:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

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.

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle II. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Jan. 14

</b>The Grandsons. At The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 7:30 p.m. beginner lesson, 8-10 p.m. live music. $10. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

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.

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle II. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. www.jamminjava.com.

Moms Club of Burke-North Ninth Annual Preschool Fair. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Burke Volunteer Fire Department Community Hall, 9501 Old Burke Lake Road, Burke. Free and open to the public. Over 25 preschools will be represented. 866-841-9139 ext. 1581 or www.joannewalton.com/preschoolfair.

<b>Friday/Jan. 15

</b>U.S. Navy Band's 33rd International Saxophone Symposium. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. With clinics, recitals and vendor displays, 3-7 p.m. 202-433-2525 or www.navyband.navy.mil/saxophonesymposium.

Chelsea Lee. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. www.jamminjava.com.

Sonos. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 16

</b>U.S. Navy Band's 33rd International Saxophone Symposium. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. With clinics, recitals and vendor displays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 202-433-2525 or www.navyband.navy.mil/saxophonesymposium.

Chelsea Lee. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. www.jamminjava.com.

John Eddie (full band). 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

So You Think You Can Dance Fairfax County Competition for Teens Audition Rounds. 3 -5 p.m. All contestants will need to fill out a Team Registration Entry Form prior to the audition, at any teen center or at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec; go to Teen Services. Audition locations are: James Lee Teen Center, 2855-A Annandale Road, Falls Church; Mott Teen Center, 8100 Braddock Road, Fairfax; Reston Teen Center, 12196 Sunset Hills Drive, Reston; Hideaway Teen Center, South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria.

Springfield Community Theatre presents ‘Heroes.’ 8 p.m. at The John Swayze Theatre at the New School, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students. 703-866-6238 or www.sctonline.org.

<b>Sunday/Jan. 17

</b>NAACP Fairfax County Youth Council Meeting. 4 p.m. at the George Mason University Johnson Center, Robeson Room, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Meetings are open to youth ages 10-20. restonbell7@gmail.com.

Hungry For Music Benefit. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. www.jamminjava.com.

Springfield Community Theatre presents ‘Heroes.’ 2 p.m. at The John Swayze Theatre at the New School, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students. 703-866-6238 or www.sctonline.org.

Annandale High School Chorus: Broadway Desserts. 1:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m. at George Mason University Cultural Arts Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Broadway show tunes. Tickets $8-$20. 703-916-0232 or pam.odon@verizon.net.

<b>Monday/Jan. 18

</b>Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Volunteer for multiple nonprofit agencies at one central location. Service projects will benefit populations served by FACETS, Fairfax 4-H, the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and the Orphan Foundation of America. Pre-registration encouraged at www.volunteerfairfax.org. Contact 703-246-3826 or swatson@volunteerfairfax.org.

Preschool Open House at Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. 703-239-1213 or www.spring-mar.org

Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. www.jamminjava.com.

Annandale High School Chorus: Broadway Desserts. 7 p.m. at George Mason University Cultural Arts Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $15-$20. 703-916-0232 or pam.odon@verizon.net.