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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<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.

Daedalus Quartet. 8 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

Flying Cows of Ventry. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600

<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.

John Jennings & Friends. 8 p.m. at The Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $22. www.wolftrap.org or 703-938-2404.

Animal Lovers Event. 1-4 p.m. at Fairfax City Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Information pertaining to animals, pets, wildlife. Free. 703-293-6227 or 571-236-9056.

Providence Players One Act Competition. 7:30 p.m. at James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. With “LoCo SloMo PoMo” by David Lawson, “The Celibacy Club” by Kristin Hansen, “The Great Irony Heist” by Eric Burchett, and “An Original Monologue” by Nick Snow. www.providenceplayers.org.

Flying Cows of Ventry. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600

<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.

<b>Tuesday/Jan. 19

</b>Early Readers Book Group. 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. A book group for 6 to 8-year-olds and their parents. 703-249-1520.

Genealogy Databases. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Search the library’s genealogy databases and other free Internet databases. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larsen. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “The Chosen” by Chaim Potok. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Uncommon Reader” by Alan Bennett. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Chris Merritt (full band), Gills and Wings, Greg Holden and Ian Axel. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

Karaoke Night. DJ Johnny Reb. Doors to the Cellar open up at 9:30 p.m.and the singing starts at 10 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600

<b>Wednesday/Jan. 20

</b>International Guitar Night. 8 p.m. at The Barns, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Lulo Reinhardt, Itamar Erez, Stephen Bennett & Brian Gore. $24. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Needlework Group. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on in the company of other needlecrafters. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Mother Daughter Book Club. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. A book club for girls 9-11 and an adult. 703-249-1520.

Tales for Twos: Up, Down and All Around. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities that explore opposites. Age 24-35 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/Jan. 21

</b>Windy Weather Story Time. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Story time about winter weather. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

Genealogy Databases. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Search the library’s genealogy databases and other free Internet databases. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larsen. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Bundle Up. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “March” by Geraldine Brooks. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Peter Mulvey and Jeffrey Foucault. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

Age 50 or Better Lunch N’ Life. 12-2 p.m. at Jubilee Christian Center, 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax. Phyllis Verhalen performs as Abigail Adams in period costume. $8. www.fairfax-burkesc.org.

Sully Historic Site historian Tammy Loxton. 10:15 a.m. Fairfax Antique Arts Association, Green Acres Senior Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. “From the Past to the Future … and Back Again.” Learn how Richard Bland Lee’s family and others changed the house to suit their needs and adjusted to having an army camp on their front lawn. 703-359-2487.

“Guys and Dolls.” 7:30 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets are $12. ppir930702@aol.com.

<b>Friday/Jan. 22

</b>Enter the Haggis and Adam Ezra Group. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. www.jamminjava.com.

Springfield Community Theatre presents ‘Heros.’ 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.

“Guys and Dolls.” 7:30 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets are $12. ppir930702@aol.com.

Neil Foley and Jeff Walthall. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” 7 p.m., at Robinson Secondary School. Information and tickets are available online at www.RobinsonDrama.org. Tickets are $7 online or at the door, or $5 in advance by mail. Robinson Secondary School is located at 5035 Sideburn Road in Fairfax.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 23

</b>Violinist Augustin Hadelich and the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. 7 p.m. pre-concert lecture free to ticketed patrons. Tickets $25-$55, available at 1-888-945-2468 or Tickets.com.

Microsoft PowerPoint. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Learn to put together a Powerpoint presentation. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Chip Bok, Children's Illustrator and Political Cartoonist. 10:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Chip Bok will demonstrate his artwork and discuss his new children's book, “The Great White House Breakout,” co-authored with Helen Thomas. 703-978-5600.

So You Think You Can Dance Fairfax County Final Competition. 4-7 p.m. at the Annandale High School in the Gymnasium, 4700 Medford Drive, Annandale. $3 per person. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services’ Teen Services Division. 703-324-TEEN (8336), TTY 711.

Springfield Community Theatre presents ‘Heros.’ 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.

“Guys and Dolls.” 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets are $12. ppir930702@aol.com.

Neil Foley and Jeff Walthall. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Robinson Secondary School. Information and tickets are available online at www.RobinsonDrama.org. Tickets are $7 online or at the door, or $5 in advance by mail. Robinson Secondary School is located at 5035 Sideburn Road in Fairfax.

<b>Sunday/Jan 24

</b>The Band of the Irish Guards and the Pipes and Drums of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. The U. S. debut of the Band of the Irish Guards, with marches, sailor ballads and Celtic folk songs. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier. $24-$48. Youth through grade12 half price when accompanied by an adult. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala. 5 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. www.jamminjava.com.

Springfield Community Theatre presents ‘Heros.’ 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.

Organ Recital. 7 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Jane Moore Kaye will perform works by Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Franck and Alain. $20 in advance, $25 at door; seniors and students $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets at www.providencechurch.org/music_arts or 703-978-3934.

National Christian Choir Concert at Jubilee Christian Center. 6 p.m. at Jubilee Christian Center, 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax. 703-383-1170 or www.jccag.org.

<b>Monday/Jan. 25

</b>Game Night. 6 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Have fun on the Nintendo Wii, or get together with friends for a board game. Ages 12-18. 703-249-1520.

Matt Hires, Jason Castro and Caitlin Crosby. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Jan. 26

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

Teen Book Group. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. What's hot and what's not. Age 12-16. 703-644-7333.

Outlaw Nation and Chase Long Beach. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Karaoke Night. DJ Johnny Reb. Doors to the Cellar open up at 9:30 p.m. and the singing starts at 10 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.