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<cal2>New Neighbors League Club (NNLC) of Northern Virginia is looking for women who are new to the area, looking to reconnect, or just interested in meeting new people for fun and friendship! Come to one of the monthly coffees or luncheons. Then you can join one of the numerous clubs such as bridge, couples bridge, mah jong, gardening, quilting and stitching, Bible study, bowling, bunco, Southern living dining, movie outings, cards or board games, couples mixers, book club, nursing home sing-a-longs, and many other activities. Visit the web site www.newneighborsvirginia.com.

Music Education Program. Offered through St. John's Episcopal Church through the Royal School of Church Music. Learn to sing, read music and music theory. Grades 1-5 meet Sundays at 12:15 p.m. for rehearsal and study; Grades 6-12 meet Sundays at 4:30 p.m. for rehearsal and study. At 5649 Mt. Gilead Road, Centreville. Visit www.StJohnsCentreville.org. Call 703-803-7500.

Neighborhood Watch Training Dates — The Fair Oaks District Police Station is offering four training dates in 2010, for the Neighborhood Watch Program. They will be held at the police station, located at 12300 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, at 7 p.m. in the roll call room and will last approximately two hours. These opportunities are designed for communities that want to expand their existing Neighborhood Watch participation, those who wish to begin a new Watch program or those who would like a refresher course. We look forward to serving you and maintaining the quality of community and police partnerships that we have both come to depend on and enjoy.

The training dates are as follows:

o Tuesday, April 20, 2010

o Tuesday, July 20, 2010

o Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

<cal1>Friday/Jan. 22

<cal2>Swing Dancing. The Cutaways and Jack and Jill Dance Off. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Jan. 22, 23, 24

<cal2>Outdoor Sportsman's Show. Over 100 exhibitors. International outfitters, fishing charters and guides, fine sporting arms, hunting rifles, custom knives, hunting gear and more. Friday 3-8 p.m.; Saturday 9-6 p.m.; Sunday 10-5 p.m. Admission: Adults $10, 3-day pass $15, Children $5. At the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Visit www.nationsoutdoorshow.com. Call 1-888-715-0606.

<cal1>Jan. 23-24

<cal2>Train Show. Over 200 booths of manufacturers and retailers, 15 spectacular operating model railroads, The Walt Disney Railroad Story Exhibition and Seminar. Free Thomas the Tank Engine train rides for kids. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10/adults, children under 16 are free. At the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Visit www.wghshow.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 23

<cal2>Open House. Sponsored by Centreville Preschool Inc. Registration packets will be available for the 2010-2011 school year. Morning and afternoon co-op and non co-op classes are available to children who turn 3 or 4 by Sept. 30, 2010. A beginners non co-op morning class is offered to children who turn 2 1/2 by Sept. 30. At 13196 Braddock Road, Centreville. Call 703-830-5656 or email register@centrevillepreschool.com.

<cal1>Sunday/Jan. 24

<cal2>National Christian Choir Concert. 6 p.m. At Jubilee Christian Center. NCC has 24 recordings, including hymns, spirituals, inspirationals, Christmas songs, patriotic, and others over the past 25 years. Jubilee Christian Center is at 4650 Shirley Gate Rd., Fairfax. Call 703-383-1170, or visit www.jccag.org.

Democratic Women of Clifton. 3-5 p.m. Former Delegate Margi Vanderhyde will address the group on the subject of Virginia's 2010 General Assembly Session. Will also discuss the election of officers. Meets at Clifton Community Hall, 12641 Chapel Road, Clifton. Visit DemocraticWomenofClifton.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Jan. 28

<cal2>Relay for Life Kick-Off. 7-8:30 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, be inspired by a cancer survivor's personal story, and learn about the American Cancer Society's signature fund-raiser, coming to Centreville High School in May 2010. RSVP to Committee Chair, Marion Rantis at CentrevilleRelay@gmail.com. Visit www.CentrevilleRelay. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13421 Twin Lakes Drive, Clifton.

<cal1>Jan. 29, 30, 31

<cal2>Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. More than 250 artisans will be offering crafts and fine art in all mediums, including pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, furniture, home accessories and photography. Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7/online, $8/door. At the Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Place Center, Chantilly. Visit www.SugarloafCrafts.com or call 800-210-9900.

<cal1>Friday/Jan. 29

<cal2>Swing Dancing. Sock Hop with the Rock 'n Roll Relics. Wear your poodle skirts and bowling shirts. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 30

<cal2>Peter Douskalis Performs. 7-9 p.m. Free. At Pacino Ristorante, 5653 Stone Road, Centreville. Reservations not required but recommended. Call 703-222-5885.

<cal1>Tuesday/Feb. 2

<cal2>Haiti Fund-Raiser. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. At Ledo Pizza, which is donating 20 percent of all sales to Haiti relief. Three Ledos are participating: Ledo in Fairfax, 11725 Lee Highway, Fairfax; Ledo in Chantilly/Westfields, 5081 Westfields Blvd.; and Ledo in Centreville, 14115 St. Germain drive.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 5

<cal2>Swing Dancing. With Gina DeSimone and the Moaners. Big Game Football Night — wear your favorite team's colors. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 6

<cal2>Super Saturday. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Workshop on Financial Aid and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Financial aid information presentation from 9-10 a.m.; FAFSA completion between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with help by trained counselors. At Centreville High School, 6001 Union Mill Road, Clifton.

Choral Cabaret. 7-10 p.m. At Centreville High School. Will feature a variety of musical acts performed by students; a dessert assortment of cakes, pies, cheesecakes and cookies served table-side; a raffle; and a silent auction. Tickets are $10 general, and $5 students. To order tickets, contact Lana Zarger at lanazarger@cox.net.

<cal1>Feb. 6-7

<cal2>Virginia Wine Showcase. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $35. Features unlimited tastings of boutique farm wineries of Virginia and beyond. At the Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Center, Chantilly. Email: donna@vawineshowcase.org or call 703-823-1868.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 12

<cal2>The Brain Show and Family Food Court. 5-9 p.m. The Brain Show is an educational trivia game show with the look and feel of a real TV game show. Also a food court with Chic-fil-A, Baja Fresh, Cici's Pizza, Sushi Sashimi and more. At Centreville Elementary School.

Swing Dancing. Have a Heart Hop. Valentine's treats and dance floor Valentine deliveries. With the Natty Beaux. Will be raising money for the Fairfax Humane Society by auctioning off many of the dancers. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 19

<cal2>Swing Dancing. Jack and Jill Dance off. With King Teddy. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 20

<cal2>Mystery Book Sale. At Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germaine Drive, Centreville. Call 703-830-2223.

<cal1>Feb. 25-28

<cal2>Capital Home and Garden Show. At the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. The show offers a broad selection of home improvement-related businesses. Get ideas, investigate new products, gather information and meet the professionals to help you make your next remodeling, renovation, or decorating project a breeze. Cost is $9/online, $12/door, $3/children. For tickets, go to http://www.capitalhomeshow.com/ME2/Sites/

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 26

<cal2>Swing Dancing. With the Cutaways. Cost is $15. Swing lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Friday/March 5

<cal2>London Towne Art Showcase Fund-Raiser. Student artwork will be exhibited throughout the school. At London Towne Elementary School, Stone Road, Centreville.

<cal1>March 6, 7, 13, 14

<cal2>"Disney's Aladdin Jr." Presented by The Alliance Theatre. Performances are March 6 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; March 7 at 2 p.m.; March 13 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; March 14 at 2 p.m. At Mountain View School, 5775 Spindle Court, Centreville. For tickets, visit www.thealliancetheatre.org or call 703-220-8101.