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Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

<lst>Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

<b>Friday/June 18

</b>Moonlighters. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. West Coast jump blues and Chicago style of the 1950s. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

The Justin Trawick Group. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria. Folk/bluegrass to funk/hip hop, Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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

What’s Swimming in That Stream. 4:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Naturalists will help search for crayfish, sunfish and madtom. Wear shoes that can get wet. For ages 6-12. $6. Reservations required at 703-451-9588.

<b>Saturday/June 19

</b>Northern Virginia NTRAK model train display. 12-5 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. $3 adults, $1 under age 12. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.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.

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

<b>Sunday/June 20

</b>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.

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

Northern Virginia NTRAK model train display. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. $3 adults, $1 under age 12. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.

<b>Monday/June 21

</b>Fun with Jonathan Austin. 6:30 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun. All ages. 703-971-0010.

<b>Tuesday/June 22

</b>Lullaby Stories. 7 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Evening stories and activities. Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-339-4610.

<b>Wednesday/June 23

</b>Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

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 Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Machaya. 7:30 p.m. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. Klezmer, rock, swing, classical, Israeli, international music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

<b>Thursday/June 24

</b>Fun with Jonathan Austin. 3:30 p.m. Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun. All ages. 703-339-7385.

<b>Friday/June 25

</b>The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra's Dixieland Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. New Orleans inspired musicians from the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Brain Benders. 2:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. See everyday objects through scientific eyes. Presented by Maryland Science Center. Age 6-12. 703-249-1520.

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

<b>Saturday/June 26

</b>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.

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.

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

<b>Sunday/June 27

</b>Historical Society of Fairfax County Meeting. 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon, the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon. A free guided tour of Mount Vernon will follow a short meeting. Open to the public. Paul Herbert, pnh9202@verizon.net.

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

<b>Tuesday/June 29

</b>Dig Those Dinosaurs. 10:30 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Beale Street Puppets presents prehistoric performers that bring the past alive. All ages. 703-339-4610.

<b>Wednesday/June 30

</b>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 Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Tom Paxton. 7:30 p.m. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

<b>Friday/July 2

</b>The English Channel. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria. British music from 60's & '70's. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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

<b>Saturday/July 3

</b> Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

<b>Sunday/July 4

</b> Lorton Farmers Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 8990 Lorton Station Blvd, Lorton.

<b>Wednesday/July 7

</b>The Annandale Brass Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. Light classical and popular songs. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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

Mad Science: Science Spectacular. 7:30 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13421 Twin Lakes Road, Clifton. Hands-on learning experiences for children with bubbling potions and chemical reactions. www.lordoflifelutheran.com or 703-323-9500.

<b>Friday/July 9

</b>Pietasters. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria. Ska music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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

<b>Saturday/July 10

</b>Naturalist-Guided Kayak Trips. 9 a.m. at Pohick Bay Regional Park, 400 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. For age 16 and older. All equipment and instruction provided. $30. Register at www.meetup.com/Northern-Virginia-Conservation-Trust.

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

<b>Sunday/July 11

</b> Lorton Farmers Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 8990 Lorton Station Blvd, Lorton.