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<cal1>Now through June 23

<cal2>Credit Smart Course. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Free. A six-week course offered by the non-profit Our Daily Bread. Dinner and child care will be provided at each meeting. Spaces are limited. Call Our Daily Bread at 703-273-8829 or visit the web site, www.our-daily-bread.org. At Chantilly High School, Room 253, 4201 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly.

<cal1>Friday/June 18

<cal2>Campfire and Hike. 7 to 8 p.m. Fee is $5/person. Bring the whole family to hike the park trails in the upland and bottomland forest and along the meadows and return to the campfire complete with s’mores. At E.C. Lawrence Park. At 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-631-0013.

Swing Dancing. 8:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is $15. Swing lesson; 9 p.m. to midnight dancing. Live band, Rockin’ Bones with instructors Sue and Gary Caley. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/June 19

<cal2>Community Coffee House. 8 to 10 p.m. Free coffee and entertainment with The Colin Thompson Band and other local artists. Also collecting canned goods to be donated to the Western Fairfax Christian Ministries. "Gathering Grounds" at Clifton Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. Visit www.cliftonpc.org.

Become a Pilot Family Day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Explore an outdoor aviation display with 50 visiting vintage, recreational, military, and homebuilt aircraft. Talk to pilots and find out what skills are needed to fly. Inside the Center, test your piloting skills in flight simulators, and participate in story time and hands-on activities with the kids. Parking is $15. At the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, located in Chantilly.

Housing Fair and Expo. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Asian Real Estate Association. There will be educational workshops and an opportunity to meet with housing and financial counselors on-site. At the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway.

Bob Brown Puppets. 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Bob Brown and over a dozen of his delightful dragons present an enchanting new production, "Dragon Feathers." Every dragon in the show has a silly skill they can't wait to share with the youngsters in the audience. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Bull Run Summer Shoot. 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registered Star FITA. Olympic style archery. All are welcome to come out and watch. If you are interested in registering to participate in this event, contact The Archery Program at thearcheryprogram@gmail.com or call 571-215-4403. Contact: www.thearcheryprogram.net. At Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville.

Colin Thompson Band. 8 to 10 p.m. Free admission and coffee. Canned good donations for a local food pantry will gladly be accepted at the door. Call 703-830-3175 or visit www.CliftonPC.org. At Gathering Grounds Coffee House at Clifton Presbyterian Church, 12748 Richards Lane, Clifton.

Recycling/Shredding Event. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Do you still have old files, records, receipts, magazines, books, or other papers that you would like to get rid of? With assistance from TrueShred, Paul VI Catholic High School PTO is sponsoring a recycling and shredding fundraiser in the school parking lot. Proceeds will go toward the Teacher Scholarship Program, and the donation will be $8 per box (12"x10"x15"). Call 703-352-0925 or visit www.TrueShred.com.

<cal1>Sunday/June 20

<cal2>Antique Car Show. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is $9/adults. More than 400 antique and classic cars will fill the grounds. The Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League will be there with many Great Danes. Co-sponsored by the FCPA and The Model A Ford Club of America. At Sully Plantation, 3601 Sully Road, Chantilly. Call the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League 703-644-8009 or www.nova-magdrl.org

Dixieland Band. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestras Dixieland Band performs. At Sully Historic Site, 3601 Sully Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Bull Run Summer Shoot. 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registered Star FITA. Olympic style archery. All are welcome to come out and watch. If you are interested in registering to participate in this event, contact The Archery Program at thearcheryprogram@gmail.com or call 571-215-4403. Contact: www.thearcheryprogram.net. At Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville.

<cal1>Monday/June 21

<cal2>Catholic Charities’ 18th Annual Golf Classic. 1 p.m. Shotgun start. $275 registration fee covers lunch and access to the putting green and driving range beginning at 11 a.m. This year’s tournament will feature a putting contest and silent auction. At the International Country Club, 13200 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax. To register or assist as a sponsor or donor, call 703-841-3835. Visit www.ccda.net.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 22

<cal2>The Truth About Menopause. 7 to 8 p.m. Presented by Dr. Gloria Ivey-Crowe, Women Physicians of Northern Virginia, who will be on hand to separate fact from fiction about menopause. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Call 703-817-0700 or send and email to womensclub@aol.com to reserve your space.

<cal>Wednesday/June 23

<cal2>Yoga and a Stronger Core. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. With Rajeswari Tress (E-RYT 500). Remember to bring mat or beach towel and wear comfortable shoes. Meets at Chantilly Library Meeting Room. Contact Yogagynan@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Thursday/June 24

<cal2>Art of Pairing Wine. Cost is $57/person. Learn the art of pairing wine with the perfect dish at Trummer’s On Main as Sommelier Tyler Packwood leads a class lending tips and techniques for selecting the perfect pour. Packwood will pour 10 wines and Executive Chef Clayton Miller will prepare four dishes to complement the wines. At 7134 Main Street; Clifton; call 703-266-1623; www.trummersonmain.com.

<cal1>Saturday/June 26

<cal2>Church Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. At St. Timothy Parish, 13807 Poplar Tree Road, Chantilly. Call 703-378-7646.

OTO Woodwind Quartet. 10 to 11 a.m. Free. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra's OTO Woodwind Quartet introduces five of the reed instruments that provide some of the orchestra's most deeply colorful sounds. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

<cal1>June 28 to July 2

<cal2>All-Day Summer Camp. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church is sponsoring the camp, Keeping the Earth for ages 6-13. Cost is $125/child. Learn to faithfully care for creation and participate in music, songs and other special activities. Visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com or contact Janice Ziemba at jziemba@lordoflifelutheran.com.

<cal1>Monday/June 28

<cal2>NARFE Dulles Chapter 1241 Luncheon meeting. 11:30 a.m. Cost is $17. Discussion on the Importance of family history, the individual’s role in history and the Importance of leaving one’s legacy to future generations, by local author Veronica Li. Make reservations by June 24 to Louise Rooney at 703-435-3523. At Amphora Diner, 1151 Elden Street, Herndon.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 7

<cal2>Free Family Fun. Mad Science: Science Spectacular will deliver hands-on learning experiences, including bubbling potions and amazing chemical reactions. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13421 Twin Lakes Road, Clifton. Call 703-323-9500 or visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com.

<cal1>Saturday/July 10

<cal2>The Great Zucchini (Comedy/Magic). 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Performs a colorful magic show for preschool and kindergarten ages. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469).

<cal1>Wednesday/July 14

<cal2>Free Family Fun. Cody & BJ Prod. Inc. A night of

great, high energy music for all ages. Sing, dance, and be a member of the band with Cody and BJ. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13421 Twin Lakes Road, Clifton. Call 703-323-9500 or visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com.

<cal1>Saturday/July 17

<cal2>Radio Woof. 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Bill Wellington presents a celebration of folklore with songs, tales, tunes and poetry set to the tune of the banjo, fiddle and guitar. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469).

<cal1>Wednesday/July 21

<cal2>Free Family Fun. Magic of Benjamin Corey Defying Gravity: See the laws of physics defied as magician Benjamin Corey turns off gravity. Watch as objects float through the air and disappear right before your eyes. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. Call 703-323-9500 or visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com.

<cal1>Saturday/July 24

<cal2>The Goodlife Theater (Puppets). 10 a.m. Free. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469).

<cal1>Wednesday/July 28

<cal2>Free Family Fun. Under the Sea. Get a close look at marine animals such as starfish, sea urchins, and clams, as well as learn about the ecology of the ocean. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. Call 703-323-9500 or visit www.lordoflifelutheran.com.

<cal1>Saturday/July 31

<cal2>Rocknoceros (Songs). 10 a.m. Free. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469).

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 7

<cal2>Starlight Cinema - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Pirate Jack (Songs). 10 a.m. Free. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469).

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 14

<cal2>Starlight Cinema — "Fantastic Mr. Fox" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

"OTO Percussion Duo." 10 a.m. Free. Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s introduction to the percussion instruments. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 21

<cal2>Starlight Cinema — "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (Drive-in Movie). Free. Gates open at 6 p.m. At Trinity Centre Parkway, 5870 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

DinoRock Productions (Puppets). 10 a.m. Free. At E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Call 703-324-SHOW (7469) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 20

<cal2>Golf & Tennis Charity Classic. 20th Anniversary Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Golf & Tennis Charity Classic benefiting "Healthy Weight Programs for Families & Children" at Fair Oaks Hospital. At the International Country Club in Fairfax. After play enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction and awards dinner celebration. Register early, space is limited. For general or corporate sponsorship information, contact Elizabeth Willett at 703-391-3869 or Elizabeth.Willett@inova.org. www.inova.org/events.