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‘Woman in Blue’ by Atelier Artist Elaine Elinsky, Acrylic on Canvas: 24 X 24. Opening reception for ‘Figurative Works’ at the GFFFTA Gallery will be held on Friday, March 5, 7-9 p.m. at 1144-D and 1144-G Walker Road, in Leigh Corners, Great Falls.

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IONA is performing Sunday, March 7, at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Pan-Celtic vocals and instrumentals. $15. 703-759-3309 or www.oldbrogue.com.

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<b>Thursday/March 4</b>

The Guggenheim Grotto and Tiger Cooke. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 8 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. 703-993-8888.

Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show. 6:45 a.m.-8 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. $128, $118 district residents. 703-790-0123,TTY 711.

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Sign up to read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

Toddlin' Twos. 10:30 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories and songs. Age 2 with adult. 703-938-0405.

<b>Friday/March 5</b>

Dear Sara Jane. 7:30 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Chase Coy. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

That 1 Guy ‘Packs a Wallop’ Tour. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Opening reception for ‘Figurative Works’ at the GFFFTA Gallery. 7 p.m. 1144-D and 1144-G Walker Road, Great Falls. Works by the 16 members of the Artists' Atelier. Exhibit continues through March, and is open 12-4 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. www.greatfallsfoundationforarts.org or 571-214-6784.

Ryan McCoy: Intersections of Meaning Opening Reception. 7-9 p.m. at Red Caboose Gallery, 138 Church St. N.E., Vienna. McCoy structures memories and experiences to create what he calls Intersections of meaning and association. The exhibit will run through April 4. 703-349-7178

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 8 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. 703-993-8888.

American Legion Post 270 Citrus Sale. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Seedless grapefruit, valencia oranges, murcot tangerines and pure maple syrup will be available. Proceeds support local community youth, patriotic activities, and veteran needs. 703-356-8259.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

<b>Saturday/March 6</b>

Indoor Flea Market. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at City of Fairfax Senior Center, Green Acres Center Cafeteria, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Lunch available for nominal cost. Booth proceeds benefit the Senior Center. 703-359-2487 or jormesher@fairfaxva.gov.

New Zealand Dance Troupe Black Grace. 8 p.m. at George Mason Center for the Arts, 4500 University Drive, Fairfax. A fusion of traditional Pacific cultures and contemporary dance, thundering stomps and syncopated body slaps, and three-part harmonies with movement that softly curves and sways. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $21-$42. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Jane Seymour: A One Woman Show. 6 p.m. at the Wentworth Gallery, Tysons Galleria, 1731 M. International Drive, McLean. 703-883-0111 or 800-732-6140.

Broom Making. 1-4 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Visit the slave quarter and make a broom to take home. Prepaid reservations required. $10 broom. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Jimmy Lange vs. Chase "The White Tiger" Shields Boxing Card. 7:30 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $30-$500, available online at www.ticketmaster.com or at 703-573-SEAT.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Line dance 7:30 p.m., couples specialty dance 8 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. $10 members, $12 non-members, and $5 for ages 16-20 with student ID. 703-860-4941 or www.nvcwda.org.

Ronald McDonald House Charities 13th Annual "Kaps for Kids" Airbus 5K Walk. 8-10 a.m. at Tysons Corner Center in McLean. $25, to benefit area Ronald McDonald Houses. www.rmhc.greaterdc.org.

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. A post-performance discussion follows the 2 p.m. performance.703-993-8888.

American Legion Post 270 Citrus Sale. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Proceeds support local community youth, patriotic activities, and veteran needs. 703-356-8259.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

Scouts and Crafts. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Girl Scout Troop #1194 provides simple craft activities for children age 4-8 years. 703-293-6227.

Chocolate Covered Fairy Tales. 11 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Storyteller Gary Lloyd with his delicious version of selected fairy tales. 703-293-6227.

Puppet Show from the 1930s. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Katcha and the Devil shadow puppet show. 703-293-6227.

Glass Harp Music. 3 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Harpist Jamey Turner. 703-293-6227.

<cal1>Sunday/March 7

<cal2>City of Fairfax Band Young Artist Competition Recital. 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Four high school instrumentalists vie for a scholarship in the final round of the competition. The finalists are Dominic Favia of Vienna with Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto Movements 2 and 3, Weily Shay of Chantilly with Debussy’s Clarinet Premiere Rhapsody, Jacob Shochet of McLean with Grundman’s Concertante on the alto saxophone, and Stacey Kropaczek of Fairfax with Grondhal’s Concerto for Trombone. Free admission and parking. 703-757-0220 or info@fairfaxband.org.

IONA. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Pan-Celtic vocals and instrumentals. $15. 703-759-3309 or www.oldbrogue.com.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin the Storyteller. 7 p.m. at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 6:45 p.m. Tickets $19-$38, youth through grade 12 half price. 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

The 5th Annual Ticket to Art Fundraiser Afternoon Tea and Preview. 3:30-5 p.m. at the Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W., Vienna. Each person that buys a ticket will receive an original piece of art work created by a local artist. The minimum value of the artwork for selection is an average a great deal higher than the value of the raffle ticket at $125. www.viennaartssociety.org.

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 2 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. 703-993-8888.

Audubon Society Bird Walk. 9 a.m. in Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Meet in the upper parking lot at the Visitor Center. 703-256-6895 or www.audubonva.org.

Boiling Down Maple Syrup. 12-2 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Mill Road, Great Falls. Mason Maddox, Colvin Run’s miller for over 12 years, will demonstrate the maple syrup-making process as he reduces sap down to syrup over an open fire. Visitors can sample syrup served on freshly baked cornbread made from stone-ground grains milled onsite. 703-759-2771 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/crm/.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

Unchained Harmony Sings! 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Harmonies in the library lobby. All ages. 703-293-6227.

Magical Moments with Jonathan Austin. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Magic, movement and fun. 703-293-6227.

McLean Orchestra Winter Musicale. 3 p.m. at the home of The Honorable Jan Lodal and Elizabeth Lodal, 1651 Quail Hollow Court, McLean. Music by the McLean Orchestra Brass Quintet. Tickets $75 per person, per couple $125. All proceeds benefit the McLean Orchestra and the McLean Youth Orchestra programs. 703-893-8646.

<b>Monday/March 8</b>

Jonny Craig (Emarosa), Tides of Man, Romance on a Rocketship and Eye Alaska. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna Lunch N' Life. 12 noon at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna. Local author and entrepreneur Karetta Hubbard will discuss her spy thriller "Satan's Chamber." $10 per person. Reserve at 703-281-0538 or office@scov.org.

Toddlin' Time. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, fingerplays, and activities. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-757-8560.

Brain Games. 3:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Chess, Battleship, Rush Hour, Blokus and other strategy games. Age 6 and up. 703-242-4020.

Woof and Paws: Read to a Dog. 4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Read with a trained therapy dog. Call to sign up. Age 6-12 with adult. 703-938-0405.

<b>Tuesday/March 9</b>

Match Your Head To Your Heart. 7 p.m. at The Women's Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. $35 nonmember, $25 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

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

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Sign up to read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

Money Matters. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. View and discuss new SEC-sponsored video "Tricks of the Trade." Learn why those people most susceptible to investment fraud are not who you think. 703-242-4020.

Good Night, Sleep Tight. 6:45 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Come in pajamas for stories and songs. Age 1-4 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Third Stream Giants, Alan Scott Band and 9Davine. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/March 10</b>

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers. 703-242-4020.

Todd Wright and Laura Tsaggaris. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/March 11</b>

The Battle of the White House in 1814. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Historical Society, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Historian and archaeologist Patrick L. O'Neill will speak on the Battle of the White House after the burning of Washington in 1814. Free, no reservations required. 703-442-9370 or schulm@erols.com.

Swing Dance with Daryl Davis. 7:30 at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Storyteller Jim Weiss. 7 p.m. at the Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Meet characters from a range of classic literature and folk tales. Bring used books to donate at the event and receive a coupon for a free book at the Gesher Used Book sale. gesherjimweissevent@gmail.com.

Stage Door Canteen with the Wayne Tympanick Group. 3-5 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123, TTY 711.

Animal Crackers. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Sign up to read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

Artist’s Reception. 7-9 p.m. at Habatat Galleries, 8020 Towers Cresent Drive, Tysons Corner. Local artists Jennifer Lo and Craig Schaffer. www.habatatgalleries.com.

Jarrod Gorbel and Val Emmich. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/March 12</b>

Dear Sara Jane. 7:30 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Wisconsin Lutheran College Choir and Chamber. 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 7426 Idylwood Road, Falls Church. A diverse, mostly a cappella program of sacred and secular choral works in original languages. Free and open to the public. 703-534-1719.

Annual 10th District Congressional Art Show. 5-8 p.m. at George Washington University, 44983 Knoll Square, off Route 7 in Ashburn. Featuring works by area high school students. The winner will be announced at 7:30 p.m. All submitted artwork will remain on display at the GWU campus until March 18. The winning piece will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside other ‘Best in Show’ entries from congressional districts across the country. Contact Donna Crowley at 540-667-0990.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Winter Book Sale. 5-8 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Most books $1 to $2, standard paperbacks five for $1. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the museum's educational programs. www.1771.org.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

Tyrone Wells, Tony Lucca and Roy Jay. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15-$22. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/March 13</b>

McLean Storybook Festival. 11 a.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. www.mcleancenter.org.

Volleyball: Newington Forest ES vs. Laurel Hill ES. 4 p.m. at South County Secondary School, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. The teachers of Newington Forest Elementary School vs. the teachers of Laurel Hill Elementary School. brigid1@cox.net.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Naomi Project Volunteer Training Session. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad St., Falls Church. The Naomi Project needs mentors for high risk pregnant women and new mothers. The project’s mission is to promote healthy pregnancies, babies, and mothers. $20 registration fee for a background check, study materials, and lunch. 703-860-2633 or www.naomiproject.org.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. With Alon Goldstein, piano, and Avner Dorman, composer. 7 p.m. pre-concert lecture free to ticketed patrons. The Symphony requests concertgoers bring canned foods to the concert, to be donated to Food for Others. $25-$55. Tickets available at 1-888-945-2468 or Tickets.com.

Sully Storytime. 10 a.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5. $3. Tour available at separate cost. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Enjoy The Night Sky Festival. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Guided stargazing in the night sky over the Potomac River. Look through a telescope and listen to ancient stories about the constellations while sitting around the campfire, activities and games. Badge requirements for the Brownie Try-It Space explorer and Junior Girl Scout Sky Search can be completed. $5 per person. Reservations required at 703-759-9018.

Legal Aspects to Know About Separation and Divorce. 10 a.m. at McLean Gov't Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. $45 nonmember, $35 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Winter Book Sale. 5-8 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free admission. www.1771.org.

Three Hurdles to Federal Government Jobs. 11 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Navigating the USA Jobs Web site and more. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Microsoft Access. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to Microsoft's Access program. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Author Nora Lee Frankel. Adults. 703-938-0405.

How Will the National Debt Affect Your Future? 11 a.m. at Vinson Hall Retirement Community, 6251 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. A free educational seminar examining the long and short term consequences of the financial crisis and government stimulus programs. Reserve at 301-897-1242.

Lopez Studios, Inc. Showcase Cabaret 2010. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Girlyman. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $18. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday/March 14</b>

Bruce Molsky: American traditional and Celtic fiddle, guitar, banjo and vocals. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. $15. Reserve at703-759-3309. www.oldbrogue.com.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

IONA. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Pan-Celtic vocals and instrumentals. $15. 703-759-3309 or www.oldbrogue.com.

Celtic Fiddler Eileen Ivers. 4 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Dancers from the O'Neill-James School of Irish Dancing will accompany Ivers and her band. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes before performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $22-$44. Youth through grade 12 half price when accompanied by an adult. Tickets available at 888-945-2468 or visit cfa.gmu.edu.

Holes. A cast of more than 15 elementary, middle and high school students will perform in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher, and a 2003 movie on the book starred Shia LaBeouf. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-573-SEAT.

Hamlet. 3:30 p.m. at the Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. $10, Fairfax County students free. After-show Open Mic Session from 5-6 p.m. www.travelingplayers.org.

An Evening with Red Molly. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/March 15</b>

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Paws to Read. 4 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Read to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-8 with adult. 703-242-4020.

The Passover Story in Song. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Carol Boyd Leon presents an interactive program on Passover. Age 3-9. 703-938-0405.

Sherwood, Hot Chelle Rae, Black Gold and Reece. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/March 16</b>

Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Perfect Summer by Juliet Nicholson. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Sign up to read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

Rock-a-Bye Baby. 10:30 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Rhymes, stories and songs. Birth-12 months with adult. 703-938-0405.

Printmaking Workshop. 4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Local artists will help children explore the art of printmaking. Wear old clothes. Age 7-12. 703-938-0405.

Author Timothy M. Gay: Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Books, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. 703-556-7766.

St. Paddy’s Day Pre-Party with Grada. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/March 17</b>

Celtic Woman: Songs From the Heart. 8 p.m. At the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $45-$79. Tickets available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Book Discussion. 6:45 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers. 703-242-4020.

OK Book Discussion. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Middle Passage by Charles Johnson. Adults. 703-242-4020.

The Wood Brothers and Joe McGuinness. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/March 18</b>

Astronomy, Mathematics and Timekeeping in Medieval Islam. 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. This lecture is sponsored by the Analemma Society and features C. Lennart Berggren, Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University. 703-757-8560.

Gesher Used Book Sale. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Books, DVDs, CDs and video tapes. 703-978-9789.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Sign up to read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

V.I.P. Vienna. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Support group for visually impaired persons. Adults. 703-938-0405.

The Ataris, Set Phasers To Stun, The Automatics, Wings Of Apollo, Cerca Trova and John Wayne Hero. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance. $15 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/March 19</b>

Dear Sara Jane. 7:30 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Gesher Used Book Sale. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Books, DVDs, CDs and video tapes. 703-978-9789.

Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. New and used books and more. 703-293-6227.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

Steve Forbert. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Earth Note Syndicate, Dreaming of Eden and Those Passing By. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/March 20</b>

McLean Orchestra Concert: A Season for All. 8 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Vivaldi, Flute Concerto, RV 438 in G Major with Emma Resmini; and Vivaldi, The Four Seasons with Regino Madrid. 703-893-8646 or www.mclean-orchestra.org.

Easter Egg Hunt. 1-3 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Ages 3-7 years are invited to bring baskets and hunt for filled Easter eggs in Sully’s fields. Find the special egg and claim a prize. Participate in an egg roll as children may have done at the Capitol when James Madison was president. Create an Easter craft to take home and enjoy treats. Eggs provided at the site. Egg hunts at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations required. $5 per child. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Japanese Taiko Drum Ensemble Tao: The Martial Art of Drumming. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes before performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $22-$44. Youth through grade 12 half price when accompanied by an adult. Tickets available at 888-945-2468 or visit cfa.gmu.edu.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. At Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Beginners Two Step beginning at 7:30 p.m. open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Members $10, non-members $12, under age 18 accompanied by an adult $5, PSDC members $10. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Two Coots in a Canoe. 2 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. David E. Morine presents his book about a journey of humor and self-discovery down the Connecticut River with an old friend. 703-757-8560.

<b>Sunday/March 21</b>

Lecture by local author Chuck Mauro, ‘A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia: The Civil War Album of Laura Ratcliffe.’ 6 p.m. at Panera Bread, 3955 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Hosted by Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans. Open to the public. $5. 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@worldnet.att.net.

Community Family Fun Day. 1-4 p.m. at Gesher Jewish Day School, 4700 Mattie Moore Court Fairfax. Magic show and balloons by Mr. Twister, moonbounce, make your own matzah, face painting, used book sale, Passover fun and nature activities and crafts. 703-962-9612 or Dmendelson@gesher-jds.org.

Get Ready for Spring! 1-4 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Help Sully Plantation with spring cleaning and buffing, polishing, washing and sweeping. Take home a historical reminder in your spring cleaning. House tour included. $6 adults, $5 studens, $4 senior s and children. $2 extra per craft. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Au Pair in America Cultural Fair. 1-3 p.m. at Ernst Cultural Center Gym, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale. Au pairs will share their cultures through visual displays, food samples, games and performances. Around the World Scavenger Hunt with prizes for children. Terry Bellus, tbaupair@cox.net.

Marshall High School Boosters Club Mulch Sale. At 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. To pre-order or for free home delivery, fill out the order form at www.gcmhsboosters.org, or stop by and purchase mulch at $4.50 a bag. Contact Sandy MacDonnell at www.gcmhsboosters.org.

Japanese Taiko Drum Ensemble Tao: The Martial Art of Drumming. 4 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes before performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $22-$44. Youth through grade 12 half price when accompanied by an adult. Tickets available at 888-945-2468 or visit cfa.gmu.edu.

Gesher Used Book Sale. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Books, DVDs, CDs and video tapes. This is also Gesher’s Community Family Day, 1-4 p.m. for all ages. 703-978-9789.

Book Sale. 1-4 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. New and used books and more. 703-293-6227.

Bluegrass Brunch with Dead Men’s Hollow and Lisa Kay Band. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Al Petteway and Amy White. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/March 22</b>

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, music and activities. Ages 3-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

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.

Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2 cover. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/March 23</b>

Bee Healthy Puppet Show. 11 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn how to stay healthy at this Fairfax County Health Dept. puppet show. Birth-5 with adult. 703-242-4020.

Great Decisions Seminar. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Roundtable discussion of U.S. foreign policy. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Collective Change: Haiti Benefit Concert. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/March 24</b>

Consciousness, Meaning and Your Calling in Life. 6:30-9 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Presented by George Mason University’s Center for Consciousness and Transformation. Light refreshments included. $20. Pre-registration recommended at http://cct.gmu.edu.

Joan Marie Giampa Opening Reception: Image Archaeology Doctoral Exhibition. 5 p.m. George Mason University Hall Atrium Gallery, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-349-7178.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers. 703-242-4020.

Lunch Bunnies. 11 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring a snack and enjoy stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Jim Weider’s Project Percolator. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/March 25</b>

Bicycle Safety Traffic Skills 101. 6-9 p.m. at at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. Bring your bike and helmet to each class. $100 for Town of Vienna residents, $125 for out-of-town participants. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Patrick Henry Book Club. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Book discussion. Call for title. Adults. 703-938-0405.

An Evening with Joseph Arthur. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/March 26</b>

Vienna area 6th, 7th and 8th graders Ice Cream Social. 4 p.m. at Club Phoenix Teen Center in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Free. Lots of different toppings should satisfy every sweet tooth. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

The Hint, Struan Shields and Ever Since Beginnings. 5:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles with Memphis 59. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/March 27</b>

Squirreling Around on a Spring Day. 11a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. In the early 1800s the Lee’s had a pet white squirrel. Children can find squirrels through the house, and make a white squirrel to take home. Reservations required. $5. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Bicycle Safety Traffic Skills 101. 6-9 p.m. at at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. Bring your bike and helmet to each class. $100 for Town of Vienna residents, $125 for out-of-town participants. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Open Mic Night. 7 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Free admission, light refreshments provided. e-mail csalgado@viennava.gov or sollom@cox.net. Six performers are scheduled for each show. 703-255-6360.

Resume Building. 11 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Creating better resumes. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Snacking Turtles. 11 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring a snack and enjoy stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Cary Pierce (Jackopierce). 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The D.R.A.M.A Kings and ReVel. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday/March 28</b>

Music from Oberlin at Oakton: The Ninth Annual Concert by Oberlin Conservatory Students. 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Holly Jenkins and Lauren Manning, violins, DJ Cheek, viola, and Mary Auner, cello, will perform Schubert Quartettsatz and Shostakovich Quartet No. 2. 703-893-9072 or www.uucf.org.

Bill Emerson and Sweet Dixie Band. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Army of Me (acoustic) and Colleen McCarron. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/March 29</b>

Scout Day. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Outdoor stations will fill the grounds as Scouts earn badges or achieve electives for Tiger, Bear, Wolf and Boy Scouts, Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadets. Reservations required. $15, Sully patch available for $4. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

Inova Blood Drive. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Photo ID required. Appointments preferred, call 1-866-256-6372. Adults.

Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2 cover. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/March 30</b>

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day in Virginia. Reception at 8:15 a.m. before the 9 a.m. Fairfax County board meeting in the Conference Room at the Government Center, 1200 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. grunt69@gmail.com.

Pink Jams Breast Cancer Benefit with The Dreamscapes Project. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/March 31</b>

American Life History Camp. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Discover the different lifestyles of the Lee family and the enslaved African Americans. Explore how textiles were woven and dyed. Cook in the 18th century kitchen and slave quarter. Bring a bag lunch. Lemonade and dessert provided. Ages 7-12. $25 per day or $70 for three days through Friday, April 2. ww.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers. 703-242-4020.

Treasured Threes to Fives. 10:30 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories and songs. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

An Evening with Pierre Bensusan. 8:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.