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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

<lst>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/June 3

</b>Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Brendan James and Chase Coy. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Johnny A. 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

Lighters and Matches Are Tools for Grownups Only. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Puppet show presented by Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department on the importance of fire safety. Participants will receive a helmet, activity book and parent brochure. Age 3-7 with adult. 703-293-6227.

<b>Friday/June 4

</b>International Fashion Show. 7 p.m. at Fairfax Church Of Christ, 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax. Includes silent auction of artwork. Proceeds help Project A.S.H.A. Bangladesh raise money for the Dhaka Shishu Hospital, providing medical care to impoverished children. Tickets $10, under age 5 free. fatima.m.hayat@gmail.com.

Memphis 59. 7:30 p.m. at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. A combination of rock, alt-country and pop. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Ari Hest and Sarah Siskind. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles with Memphis 59. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

White Elephant Sale. 5-8 p.m. at St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Preview, $5 admission. 703-323-0345.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

<b>Saturday/June 5

</b>City of Fairfax Police Bike Rodeo 2010. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Daniels Run Elementary School, 3705 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. The Rodeo focuses on teaching bicycle safety, the importance of wearing a helmet, proper helmet fitting, and traffic safety tips. Children will receive a bicycle safety inspection and a helmet fitting check and their skills will be tested on an obstacle course. Children participating must bring their bike, be accompanied by an adult and must wear a helmet. 703-273-2889 or PIO@Fairfaxva.gov.

Riverdance. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Line dance lessons beginning at 7:30 p.m., couples specialty dance at 8 p.m. Open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Couples and singles welcome. Admission $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Nathaniel Rateliff. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Mista Forty’s Birthday Special with DIA, Mista Forty, Sonny Black and Socz and DJ StarChild. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

City of Fairfax Band Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Singers Debbie Fravitte, Michael McGuire and Christiane Noll and music director Robert Pouliot. 703-328-8036 or jmellish@fairfaxband.org.

White Elephant Sale. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at St Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Free admission. 703-323-0345.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, techniques and advice. 703-293-6227.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer and navigate the Internet. Call to reserve. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Gardening tips and strategies. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Read to the Dog. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

<b>Sunday/June 6

</b>American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras. 3 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. New musical director Daniel Spalding’s inaugural concert as conductor of the American Youth Philharmonic. Tickets are $14 adults, $10 age 62 and up, $10 students with ID, free for ages five and under. Tickets can be purchased at www.aypo.org or at the door.

Riverdance. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Athlete and Carney. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

White Elephant Sale. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Free admission. 703-323-0345.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/June 7

</b>Jeff Beck. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. “Have Space Suit - Will Travel” by Robert A. Heinlein. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Tales for Twos: Summertime Fun. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Join us for stories, songs and activities all about having fun in the summer. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/June 8

</b>Cary Hudson with Judd and Maggie. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Procul Harum and Jethro Tull. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

SmartMarkets Weekly Farmer’s Markets. 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the corner of Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway in Fairfax Corner. Every Tuesday through Oct. 26. www.smartmarkets.org.

Fairfax Bibliophiles Book Collecting Group. 7:15 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Topic to be announced. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. “Chasing Vermeer” by Brett Helquist. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Daytime Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax..

<b>Wednesday/June 9

</b>Not So Modern Jazz Quartet. 7:30 p.m. at Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. A combo playing in the club venue styles of the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Tom Russell. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $22. jamminjava.com.

Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m., at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

<b>Thursday/June 10

</b>Swing Dance with King Teddy. 7:30 at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Sally Seltmann and Tamarama. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

Civil War Railroads Talk. 7:30 p.m. at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Semi-annual meeting of Historic Fairfax, Inc., with speaker Ron Beavers on “Railroad Use in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War.” Free. 703-385-8414.

<b>Friday/June 11

</b>Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Rusted Root performs at 8 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

Paul Reisler & Friends. 7:30 p.m. Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

TimbaSon La Original. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Traditional and new Cuban folk music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Cirque Dreams: Illumination. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections offered by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. 703-644-7333.

<b>Saturday/June 12

</b>Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 10 a.m.-12 a.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Carolina Liar performs at 3 p.m., KC & The Sunshine Band at 8 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

Cirque Dreams: Illumination. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

DinoRock. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. A musical fossil fantasy that opens in the bedroom of a little boy named Nelson who is afraid to go to sleep. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Spring Festival and Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fairfax Christian Church, 10185 Main St., Fairfax. Free children’s games, moonbounce, face painting, bake sale, burgers and more. FairfaxChristianChurch@gmail.com.

Knit in Public Day. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Kitty Pozer Garden, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Bring chairs, snacks to share and a project. Goodie bags will be raffled. www.meetup.com/Knittogetherfairfax or 214-727-3160.

Young at Heart Country Breakfast. 8-10 a.m. at Green Acres School Cafeteria, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Sausage gravy, biscuits, grits, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, milk, coffee and tea, juice, and fruit. Pre-purchased tickets $6 adult, $4 age 10 and under. At door $7 adult, $4 age 10 and under. Open to the public, checks or cash only. 703-359-2487.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, techniques and advice. 703-293-6227.

Microsoft Excel. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating spreadsheets. Adults. 703-293-6227.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer and navigate the Internet. Call to reserve. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Gardening tips and strategies. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

The Mark Morris Dance Group. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, will begin at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. This performance was rescheduled from Feb. 5 and 6 due to the snowstorm; tickets issued for the Saturday, Feb. 6 performance will be honored for the June 12 performance. Tickets are $22-$44, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

<b>Sunday/June 13

</b>Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Josh Thompson and Jimmy Wayne perform at 4:30 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

Rock the House 8K. 8 a.m. at Celebrate Fairfax! On the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. USATF certified course. Benefiting Alternative House, an abused and homeless children’s refuge. $30-$35. Register at www.runwashington.com. www.thealternativehouse.org

Civil War Talk and Walking Tour. Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. 2 p.m., historian Edward C. Trexler presents an illustrated talk on “The Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse,” followed by a 4 p.m. guided walking tour of Civil War sites in downtown Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414.

Bluegrass Brunch with Dead Men’s Hollow. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. jamminjava.com.

Into the Great Wide Open: Jammin’ Java’s Songwriters’ Circle. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Elijah Oratorio of Felix Mendelssohn. 7 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. With conductor Terry Stoneberg, organist Jane Moore Kaye, soprano Linda Kiemel, mezzo-soprano Shelley Waite, tenor Robert Petillo and baritone Rolland Stoneberg. Artists’ reception to follow concert. Tickets $15-$25. 703-978-3934 or www.providencechurch.org.

Used Book Sale. 1-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/June 14

</b>Uglysuit, Leroy Justice and Little Bigheart & The Wilderbeast. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

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

<b>Tuesday/June 15

</b>Kina Grannis. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “In the Company of the Courtesan” by Sarah Dunant. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Silas Marner by George Eliot. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Symposium by Plato. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. So Big by Edna Ferber. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.