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Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

The Aloha Boys perform on Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m., as part of the three-day cultural celebration of Hawaii at the Workhouse Arts Center.

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<b>Thursday/June 3

</b>Springfield Days Kick-off Reception. 6-8 p.m. at Safford Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Springfield, 6801 Commerce St., Springfield. Light hors d’oeuvres and live music by The Reunion Music Society Jazz Orchestra. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Springfield Days FamilyFest at Springfield Mall. 4-10 p.m. 6710 Springfield Mall, Springfield, Games, rides, food and more with the Cole Shows Amusement Company. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

“Mindgame.” 8 p.m. Spot-LYTE Lorton Youth Theatre Ensemble, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. For mature audiences. An author of "true crime" stories enters a mental institution to interview a serial killer. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Daytime Book Discussion Group. 12:15 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. South of Broad by Pat Conroy. Adults. 703-339-4610.

<b>Friday/June 4

</b>Springfield Days FilmFest. 7:30 p.m. at The American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield. Featuring the best of Annandale High School student filmmakers. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Springfield Days FamilyFest at Springfield Mall. 4-10 p.m. 6710 Springfield Mall, Springfield, Games, rides, food and more with the Cole Shows Amusement Company. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

MSG: The Acoustic Blues Trio. 7:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Sandra Y. Johnson Quintet. 7:30 p.m. at Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Lee High School Senior One Acts. 7 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Tickets $3 for one night, $5 for both Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5. Free snacks. kmurray51@yahoo.com.

“Mindgame.” 8 p.m. Spot-LYTE Lorton Youth Theatre Ensemble, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. For mature audiences. An author of "true crime" stories enters a mental institution to interview a serial killer. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Friends of Burke Centre Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Titles and material for all ages. 703-249-1520.

Kingstowne Farmers Market. 4-7 p.m., at Kingstowne Town Center.

<b>Saturday/June 5

</b>Springfield Days Fitness Fest at South Run RECenter, 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield. 1.5 mile Family Fun Run at 8:30 a.m., adults $20, children $15. 703-455-7056. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. exercise class and physical therapy demonstrations, zumba lessons, blood pressure and spinal screenings, raffles and more. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Springfield Days at Springfield Mall. 6710 Springfield Mall, Springfield. Entertainment stage and exhibitors from 1-5 p.m., with The Bob Meyers Trio featuring vocalist Terry Dearmore, The Reunion Music Society Jazz Orchestra and the RMS Jazz Orchestra. Springfield Art Guild Show and Sale, from 1-5 p.m. PetFest and Paws-on-Parade at 3:45 p.m. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Movie in the Park & OutdoorFest at South Run Recreation Center, 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield. Costumed interpreters, historic children’s games, nature walks and talks and a meet and greet with farm animals from 2–8 p.m. Screening of “Fantastic Mr. Fox” after dark, approximately 8 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Springfield Days: FamilyFest at Springfield Mall. 12-10 p.m. 6710 Springfield Mall, Springfield, Games, rides, food and more with the Cole Shows Amusement Company. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Backyard Koinonia Family Fun Fest. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Franconia United Methodist Church, 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria. A fundraising event to benefit the Koinonia Foundation, with children's games, food, music, and more. Donations of funds and canned or dried foods accepted. 703-971-5151 or admin@franconiaumc.org.

Kingstowne Library Anniversary. 12-3 p.m. at the Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. With a face painter and balloon animal maker, as well as an “SRP Zone” where youth services staff will feature books on the library’s Summer Reading Program book list. View photos from the past 10 years or record remembrances and good wishes in a memory book. 703-339-4610.

Lee High School Senior One Acts. 7 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Tickets $3. Free snacks. kmurray51@yahoo.com.

“Mindgame.” 8 p.m. Spot-LYTE Lorton Youth Theatre Ensemble, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. For mature audiences. An author of "true crime" stories enters a mental institution to interview a serial killer. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Artnotes: Lynn Mackey. 7 p.m. Gallery W-16, Second Floor, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Pianist Mackey performing Chopin, John Cage and more. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Explore the Night. 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Bay Regional Park, Gunston Road, Lorton. Meet at the Pohick Bay camp store for an exciting program about our local nocturnal wildlife. After a short talk, we will venture into the park in search of owls, foxes, and other night prowlers. Free. Reserve at 703-339-6104.

Meadowood Trail Day. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at Lower Potomac Field Station Office, 10406 Gunston Road, Lorton. Choose a 3-mile nature hike on Meadowood Trail, light trail maintenance involving pruning and landscaping or new trail construction. Lunch, water, snacks, tools and materials provided. Bring a water bottle, suncreen and work boots or study shoes. 703-339-3463 or Jeff_McCusker@blm.gov.

Friends of Burke Centre Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Titles and material for all ages. 703-249-1520.

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.

Kingstowne Library 10th Anniversary. 12 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Family entertainment, memories, and socializing as Kingstowne Library celebrates its 10th birthday. 703-339-4610.

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

<b>Sunday/June 6

</b>Springfield Days 15K/5K Race. 7:30 a.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 5K $25-$35, 15K $35-$45. Register at www.MetroRunWalkSpringfield.com.

Springfield Days FamilyFest at Springfield Mall. 12-9 p.m. 6710 Springfield Mall, Springfield, Games, rides, food and more with the Cole Shows Amusement Company. www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Gretchen Peters in Concert. 6 p.m. Gallery W-16, Second Floor, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Singer-songwriter Peters with pianist Barry Walsh. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Learn to Know and Love Snakes. 12 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Age 6 and up. Stories, discussion and a walk to learn about snakes. Reserve at 703-768-2525.

Lorton Farmers Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 8990 Lorton Station Blvd, Lorton.

<b>Monday/June 7

</b>Read to the Dog. 4:30 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Read to a Reading Therapy Dog. Call to register for one 15 minute slot. Age 6 to 12 with adult. 703-339-4610.

<b>Tuesday/June 8

</b>Lunch Bunch. 12 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Bring lunch and join us for stories. Age birth-5 with adult. 703-971-0010.

Second Tuesday Evening Book Discussion. 6:45 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. “The Lemon Tree: an Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East” by Sandy Tolan. Adults. 703-339-4610.

<b>Wednesday/June 9

</b>Still Surfin'. 7:30 p.m. at Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. A professional Beach Boys tribute band. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Older Adults Book Group. 2 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. “The Way the Crow Flies” by Ann-Marie MacDonald. Meet next door at Kingstowne Center for Active Adults. 703-339-4610.

Practice Your English. 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for people learning English. Adults. 703-339-4610.

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

<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.

Samovar Russian Folk Music Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Doug Parks and the Lonewolves. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria. A four-piece ensemble performing blues and American roots music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Torch Lighting and Welcome Reception, 7:30 p.m. Film Screening: “Keepers of the Flame,” directed by Eddie Kamae, 8:30 p.m. Tickets $5-10. The Workhouse Film Institute Cinematic Tourist Series: Destination Hawaii, a weekend-long cultural celebration of Hawaii, in honor of Kamehameha Day. From June 11-13, this three-day celebration showcases the history and traditions of the islands, featuring authentic food, music, dance, art and much more. All cinematic tourist events will be held in the Performance Tent at the Workhouse, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. For more information, call 703-495-0001 or visit www.workhousearts.org.

Kingstowne Farmers Market. 4-7 p.m., at Kingstowne Town Center.

<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. and 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.

Canoe the Marsh With a Naturalist. 8 a.m. at Pohick Bay Regional Park, Gunston Road, Lorton. For age 16 and older. $25 per person. Space is limited to 12 people per trip. Reserve at 703-528-5406.

Naturalist-Guided Kayak Trips. 9 a.m. at Belmont Bay at Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Road, Lorton. For age 16 and older. All equipment and instruction provided. $30. Register at www.meetup.com/Northern-Virginia-Conservation-Trust.

Yu-gi-oh Tournament. 2 p.m. at NOVA Comics, 6324 Springfield Plaza, Springfield. Sign-up begins at 1:30 p.m. Age 13 and up. Presented by NOVA Comics and the DC Anime Club. www.novacomics.com or 703-912-6682.

Second Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Each Second Saturday Art Walk will feature opening receptions where guests can meet Workhouse studio artists. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Meet Me at 5. 5 p.m. The Quad, outside of Building W-5, Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Unveiling of a collaborative 3’ x 6’ mosaic which depicts the number five. Proceeds from the sale will fund improvements to Building W-5, building events and exhibitions. 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Big Kahuna Marketplace. 1-5 p.m. at The Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Free workshops, demonstrations, food, crafts, music and dance of Hawaii. For more information, call 703-495-0001 or visit www.workhousearts.org.

Kamehameha Luau. Authentic Hawaiian luau, buffet style at The Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Tickets range from $21-40 and include welcome reception, dinner, live hula performance and film screening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m., performance by Halau Hula O Ke Anuenue Punahele at 7:30 p.m. and film screening of “Na Kamalei - Men of Hula,” directed by Lisette Kaualena Flanary at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 703-495-0001 or visit www.workhousearts.org.

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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Gems and finds for all readers. All ages. 703-339-4610.

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.

Big Kahuna Marketplace Open. 12-5 p.m. Free Hawaiian workshops, demonstrations, food, crafts, music and dance at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. For more information, call 703-495-0001 or visit www.workhousearts.org.

Stars on Sunday: “Aloha Boys” 2 p.m., at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Free. For more information, call 703-495-0001 or visit www.workhousearts.org.

Lorton Farmers Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 8990 Lorton Station Blvd, Lorton.

<b>Monday/June 14

</b>Teddy Bear Picnic. 10:30 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Beary fun stories and songs. Bring a stuffed animal friend. Age 24 months to 5 years with adult. 703-339-4610.

Read to the Dog. 4:30 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Read to a Reading Therapy Dog. Call to register for one 15 minute slot. Age 6 to 12 with adult. 703-339-4610.

<b>Tuesday/June 15

</b>Mother-Daughter Book Discussion. 7 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Call for title. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-971-0010.

Peak-A-Boo. 10:30 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Playful songs and activities. Age 13 to 23 months with adult. 703-339-4610.

<b>Wednesday/June 16

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

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich. Adults. 703-971-0010.

Lorton Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. Adults. 703-339-7385.

Practice Your English. 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for people learning English. Adults. 703-339-4610.

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