0
Votes

Calendar

<i>Send announcements to mclean@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday for the following week's paper. Photos/artwork encouraged. For additional listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com</i>

<b>Thursday/July 22</b>

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Diane Macklin: Animal Tail Tales, 11:15 a.m. Music with the Milkshake Trio. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Mercy Creek Band. 7:30 p.m. Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Aggressive folk rock. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Summer Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Come in from the heat for some cool stories. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

English Conversation. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Conversation group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

NSO@Wolf Trap With Violinist Joshua Bell. 8:15 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $20-$52. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Avoiding Divorce Court. 7 p.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. How to negotiate or mediate a property settlement agreement. www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

The Fielding Mellish and Crimes Of Paris. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Story Time for Children. 10 a.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Join Meadowlark author Allison Sutherland for an adaptation of “The Adventures of Kaluwara the Koala in the Galapagos Islands”, with animal puppets, character voices and more. For ages 5-12. Free. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

Parent-Child Time Together. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Bring a bag supper to the Picnic Area and enjoy garden-based activities. $2 per adult-child duo. Reservations required. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

Naturally Curious. 2-4 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Activities and discussions about nature and science. Thinking about the Gulf Oil Spill: perspectives and practices. How we think affects what we do. For grades 6-9. $15. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

<b>Friday/July 23</b>

Summer on the Green: U.S. Navy Band Cruisers. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

“Little Women, The Musical.” 8 p.m. McLean Community Players, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Based on the Louisa May Alcott story. $17-$19, group rates available. 703-790-9223 or www.mcleanplayers.org.

The Greencards. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $18. jamminjava.com.

Fight The Bear and Overdrive Superthruster. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

NSO@Wolf Trap: A Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration. 8:15 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $20-$52. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/July 24</b>

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Diane Macklin: Animal Tail Tales, 11:15 a.m. Music with the Milkshake Trio. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

“Little Women, The Musical.” 8 p.m. McLean Community Players, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Based on the Louisa May Alcott story. $17-$19, group rates available. 703-790-9223 or www.mcleanplayers.org.

Lyme Disease Fundraiser with Robert Fludd’s Higher Worlds, Juniper Calliope, The Cosmic Blackbirds and The Fox Sisters. 1 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Sing Me Insomnia, Mercury In Summer and A Letter to You at 6 p.m., King of the Beltway 3 at 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Master Gardeners provide horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-242-4020.

Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Masters Gardeners from the Fairfax County Cooperative Extension answer gardening questions. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Eddie from Ohio. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $35 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Project Natale Jazz Trio. 5 p.m. Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Free. 703-288-9505.

Art in the Garden. 10 a.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. How to create art pieces for your yard. Copper tubing trellis to support vines, leaf-imprinted stepping stones or a sphere covered with glass gems. Free. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

<b>Sunday/July 25</b>

Summer on the Green: Vienna Community Band. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Beach Boys. 2 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$280. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

“Little Women, The Musical.” 2 p.m. McLean Community Players, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Based on the Louisa May Alcott story. $17-$19, group rates available. 703-790-9223 or www.mcleanplayers.org.

Tom Principato. 6 p.m. Great Falls Village Green, at the corner of Georgetowne Pike and Walker Road in Great Falls. Blues. www.gfcitizens.org.

Difficult Run Jazz Band. 5 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. Contemporary Big Band jazz. www.aldentheatre.org.

Butterfly Garden Guided Tours. 3 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. An introductory guided stroll. Learn how the gardens attract butterflies. Members free, non-member adults $4, seniors and age 7-17 $1.50, under age 6 free. Rental binoculars available at the Visitor Center. 703-255-3631, ext. 0 or www.nvrpa.org/park/meadowlark_botanical_gardens.

Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Bingo. 7 p.m. at the VVFD, 400 Center St. South, Vienna. Games held every Sunday in the Flame Room. www.vvfd.org.

Beach Boys. 2 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $38 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Birding in the Gardens. 2 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Learn basic bird identification and tips on identifying songbirds, hawks, herons, and others. Bring field guides, binoculars, and a camera if desired. Free. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

<b>Monday/July 26</b>

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

Fun with Jonathan Austin. 10:30 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun. All ages. Register at 703-242-4020.

Game On Afternoon Edition. 3:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Test your prowess at Wii Mario Kart or Super Smashbros. Age 6-16. 703-938-0405.

Crowded House with Lawrence Arabia. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $40 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Tuesday/July 27</b>

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Maryland Youth Ballet: Caroline Goes to the Zoo, 11:15 a.m. Bob Brown Puppets: Dragon Feathers. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

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

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Rocknoceros. 7 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Join Coach Cotton, Williebob, and Boogie Woogie Bennie for a rockin’ good time. All ages. Register at 703-757-8560.

Summer Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Come in from the heat for cool stories. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-790-8088.

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Internet training sessions with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

Book Talk for Book Lovers. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call for title. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Parent-Child Time Together. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Bring a bag supper to the Picnic Area and enjoy garden-based activities. $2 per adult-child duo. Reservations required. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

Naturally Curious. 2-4 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Activities and discussions about nature and science. In the flow: aspects of life on earth. For grades 6-9. $15. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

Steve Miller Band. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Wednesday/July 28</b>

Chuck Prophet and Carsie Blanton. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Rainforests Alive. 10:30 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Discover the world of tropical rainforests and meet unique creatures that call the jungle their home. Presented by Reptiles Alive. 703-938-0405.

Decorate Your Space. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Tips and tricks to personalize your room. Presented by IKEA. Age 12-18. 703-790-8088.

Personalized Microsoft OfficeTraining. 7:15 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Microsoft Office training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Veterans and Pets Fundraiser. 5-9 p.m. at ICONS Sports Lounge & Grille, 10418 Main St., Fairfax. P2V is a non-profit that pairs veterans and active duty military who suffer from service related trauma, including Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injury, with shelter animals. Join P2V for dinner at ICONS. A portion of the proceeds will benefit P2V’s programs. Open to the public, families welcome. www.pets2vets.org.

"Curtains." The McLean Summer Theatre Program presents a hilarious musical/comedy whodunit at Langley High School (6520 Georgetown Pike), 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Bachman and Turner. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Thursday/July 29</b>

“The Pajama Game.” 7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 9970 Vale Road, Vienna. A musical comedy about a pajama factory labor dispute. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. Proceeds support mission projects in Haiti. www.stmark.org or 703-938-5656.

Aretha Franklin. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Maryland Youth Ballet: Caroline Goes to the Zoo, 11:15 a.m. Bob Brown Puppets: Dragon Feathers. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

The Winstons Band. 7:30 p.m. Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Motown. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers and Matt Hires. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

English Conversation. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Conversation group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Parent-Child Time Together. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Bring a bag supper to the Picnic Area and enjoy garden-based activities. $2 per adult-child duo. Reservations required. pdietly@nvrpa.org.

"Curtains." The McLean Summer Theatre Program presents a hilarious musical/comedy whodunit at Langley High School (6520 Georgetown Pike), 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Naturally Curious. 2-4 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Activities and discussions about nature and science. People and plants: taxonomy, nomenclature, and style. For grades 6-9. $15. pdietly@nvrpa.org.