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George Mason University’s School of Art brings Maggie Michael’s exhibition, ‘Tattoos of Ships,’ to the Fine Art Gallery in the Art and Design Building on Mason’s Fairfax campus from Jan. 16-Feb. 13. An opening reception will be on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted, and by appointment.

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. 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.

<b>Friday/Jan. 29

</b>Friends of the Pohick Regional Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections. All ages. 703-644-7333.

The Kennedys and Maura Kennedy’s Solo CD Release. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $18. 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.

Brendan's Voyage. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 30

</b>Friends of the Pohick Regional Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections. All ages. 703-644-7333.

Sing Me Insomnia, The Goodnight Anthem and Struan Shields. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. www.jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Charlie Hunter. 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 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.

Brendan's Voyage. 7-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Sunday/Jan. 31

</b>Martina McBride and Trace Adkins. 7:30 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $49.75-$69.75, available at all Ticketmaster locations or Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

Friends of the Pohick Regional Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections. All ages. 703-644-7333.

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.

<b>Monday/Feb. 1

</b>Can You See My Shadow? 10:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Groundhog Day stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. Samurai Shortstop by Alan Gratz. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

<b>Tuesday/Feb. 2

</b>Teen Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Food, fun and reading. Age 12-18. 703-249-1520.