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Bruce Molsky will perform American traditional and Celtic fiddle, guitar, banjo and vocals on Sunday, March 14, at. 4, 6 and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub.

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Barry Louis Polisar will perform at McLean Community Center’s Storybook Festival on Saturday, March 13.

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<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.

Storyteller Jim Weiss. 7 p.m. at the Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. 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.

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.

Anat Cohen Quartet. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Clarinetwork and jazz. $24. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/March 12</b>

The Big Cheese. 7 p.m. at Bangkok Blues, 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church. A local family band consisting of Larry Rice, his daughter Lea Mae Rice and Jim Atherton, performing new originals, cool covers, and tunes from their 2009 album Rumble in the Dairy Aisle: It’s All Gouda. $7. www.TheBigCheeseMusic.com.

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. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. More than 15 elementary, middle and high school students in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher. 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.

Casting Call for Local Film: "For the Glory." At The King’s Chapel, 12925 Braddock Road, Clifton. Contact fortheglory@1voicefilms.com, e-mail replies will assign audition time slots. www.fortheglorythemovie.com.

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.

Greg Brown with Jason Wilber. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Contemporary guitar-heavy folk music. $30. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/March 13</b>

McLean Storybook Festival. 11 a.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With singer/songwriter Barry Louis Polisar. The festival is to promote young children’s interest in reading. $5, age 2 and under free. www.mcleancenter.org.

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.

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 of 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. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. More than 15 elementary, middle and high school students in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher. 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.

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.

Second City 50th Anniversary Tour. 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Improvisational comedy. $22. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

<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

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. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. More than 15 elementary, middle and high school students in a play based on the Newberry award-winning book by author Louis Sacher. 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.

Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. 2:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. Slide program with question and answer session, reviewing ’09 ODCS Mum Show winners and introducing the new Exhibition Mums offered by King’s Mums. Free and open to the public. 703-560-8776.

Second City 50th Anniversary Tour. 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Improvisational comedy. $22. 703-938-2404 or wolftrap.org.

<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>

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.

Celebrate the Ancient Persian New Year. 6-9 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Learn about 3,000 years old traditions and enjoy a free Persian concert directed by Dr. Majd. Contact: sounia@chainlink.com.

Travel and Adventure Film: Inside Iran Today. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The architectural wonders, people and historical destinations of Iran in a newly released film. $10, $8 district residents. 703-790-9223.

<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.

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.

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.

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 at 7:15 p.m. 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. 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.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. 9 a.m. at Powhatan Nursing Home, 2100 Powhatan St., Falls Church. $10 per pet/handler, reservations recommended. Fairfax Pets on Wheels, www.fpow.org.

<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.

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 at 7:15 p.m. 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.

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.

Mill Run Dulcimer Band. 2 p.m. at the Colvin Run Mill Barn, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. Old time folk, gospel and string band music. Donations accepted. 703-759-2771.

Grey Seal Puppets: A Show of Virtues. 3 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.

Inspired by the Children’s Book of Virtures. $14, $10 district residents. Followed by a workshop at 4:30 p.m. for age 6 and up. Puppeteer Drew Allison will demonstrate hand, rod and shadow puppets. Make a puppet to take home. 703-790-9223.

<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.

Fashion Show at Saks to benefit Alternative House. 10 a.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue, Tysons Galleria. Proceeds benefit Alternative House, a refuge for abused and homeless children. $10. 703-506-9191 or Gina_Cocomello@TheAlternativeHouse.org.

<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. Register 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.

Potomac Rose Society March Meeting and Rose Growing Program. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. How to prune rosebushes to maximize spring growth. Free and open to all. 301-869-4948.

<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 to 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.

George Mason University Dance Company’s 2010 Gala Concert. 8 p.m. at the GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20 adults, $12 students and seniors at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Humble Boy. 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy about broken vows and bee-keeping. $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/humble.

<cal1>Saturday/March 27

<cal2>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.

Old-Fashioned Easter Egg Roll. 10:30-11:30 am on the grounds of the Historic Freeman House, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. For age 12 and under and their parents. Free, bring your own basket. Visit with the Easter Bunny and listen to a storyteller. Co-Sponsored by Historic Vienna, Inc. and the Town of Vienna Department of Parks & Recreation. 703-938-5187.

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.

Gustafer Yellowgold. 10:30 a.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Children’s show with music and moving images. $8. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

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.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 8 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Swing revival with the music of Cab Calloway. $38, $33 district residents. 703-790-9223.

Slide Program on Piedmont EcoHistory. 3:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. www.ecostewardsalliance.org.

George Mason University Dance Company’s 2010 Gala Concert. 8 p.m. at the GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20 adults, $12 students and seniors at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Humble Boy. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy about broken vows and bee-keeping. $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/humble.

<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.

Humble Boy. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy about broken vows and bee-keeping. $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/humble.

<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.