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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Friday/May 7

</b>Hunks with Heart Auction for Ladies. 7 p.m. at Historic Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Wine, food, live jazz, ‘Hunk’ auction and a scavenger hunt to find ‘The Perfect Man’. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. www.rmhc.greaterdc.org or 703-698-7080.

Michelle Shocked and The Roadworks All-Stars. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20 advance, $25 at the door. jamminjava.com.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Great books at great prices. 703-978-5600.

“The Little Mermaid.” 7:30 p.m. at the Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Presented by the Joan Izzo Academy of Dance. Adults $15, children and groups of 10 or more $10 each. Reserve at 703-815-7558 or kostickets@gmail.com.

<b>Saturday/May 8

</b>Olympia Dukakis performs a concert version ‘Rose.’ 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Playwright Martin Sherman’s portrait of an 80-year-old Jewish woman on a park bench. Pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, on the Center’s Grand Tier III at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $22-$44, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Boys Will Be Boys, The Love Light and The Five One. 5:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Virginia Land To Sea. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. A tour of Virginia through song and story with CShells music. All ages. 703-293-6227.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-249-1520.

How to Find a Job in Today's Troubled Economy. 1 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Advice from an experienced HR recruiter on all aspects of finding and keeping a good job. Bring a copy of your resume. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Great books at great prices. 703-978-5600.

“The Little Mermaid.” 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Presented by the Joan Izzo Academy of Dance. Adults $15, children and groups of 10 or more $10 each. Reserve at 703-815-7558 or kostickets@gmail.com.

Lake Braddock Secondary School Choral Concert. 1 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School Little Theatre, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Featuring a medley of songs from Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog.” Admission is two cans of food or $2 per person, benefitting ECHO, serving families in need in Springfield and Burke. www.lakebraddockchorus.org.

<b>Sunday/May 9

</b>Fairfax Museum Mother's Day Program. 2 p.m. at 10386 Main St., Fairfax. Treat Mom to music and light refreshments on the patio of historic Ratcliffe-Allison House and a guided tour of the adjacent Kitty Pozer Garden. Free. 703-385-8414.

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel. 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax A free Young Artists Musicale will be at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall lobby, with piano students grades 3-12, and winners of the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Honors Recitals, performing short pieces. $19-$38. Youth through grade 12, half price when accompanied by an adult. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or at cfa.gmu.edu.

Aqualung and Krista Polvere. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/May 10

</b>Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. jamminjava.com.

PAL Reading Visits. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Practice reading with a trained therapy dog. Call to register. 703-249-1520.

How To Draw Great Big Faces. 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Artist Paul Merklein shows how to draw big faces. Ages 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Friends of the Library Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Monthly meeting. Adults. 703-978-5600.

The Frog Prince. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bob Brown Puppets presents the story of the prince turned into a frog. Age 3-9 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/May 11

</b>Encore Chorale Spring Concert. 12:30 at The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Free event, seating is limited. Reserve at 703-667-9801.Encore Chorale Spring Concert. 12:30 at The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. Free event, seating is limited. Reserve at 703-667-9801.

Joey Ryan, Ian Axel and Matt Duke. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 at the door. jamminjava.com.

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

Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. Reader's choice of the Sammy Keyes Mysteries by Wendelin Van Draanan. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Daytime Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Bedtime Stories: Hug a Bug. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, activities and a friendly look at insects. Pajamas optional. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/May 12

</b>Local author Chuck Mauro. 7:30 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Mauro will discuss "A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia: The Civil War Album of Laura Ratcliffe", concerning an album containing signatures and poems that Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart gave to Laura in 1862. Copies will be available for purchase and autographing. Free, donations accepted. 703-425-9225.

The Mick Taylor Band. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $25 advance, $30 at the door. jamminjava.com.

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

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

<b>Thursday/May 13

</b>Swing Dance with DeJa Blue Blues Band. 7:30 at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Jason Castro. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

Afternoon Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Tiny Tots. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 13-17 months with adult.

Small Oneders. 11:15 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 18-23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/May 14

</b>Dan Navarro and Peter Bradley Adams. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $17. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/May 15

</b>Spagetti Dinner. 5-7 p.m. at the City of Fairfax Senior Center, Green Acres Center Cafeteria, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Pasta, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Adults $8, students and seniors $7, $6 under age 10. Children under age 2 free. Proceeds benefit the Senior Center. Open to the public, walk-ins welcome. 703-359-2487 or jormesher@fairfaxva.gov.

City of Fairfax Antique Car Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Antique cars, live bluegrass music, food and more. See a Model-T Ford reassembled and running in 15 minutes at 1 p.m. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. www.visitfairfax.com or www.nvrg.org.

Charity Poker Run to benefit Children's Grief Camp. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. registration at Patriot Harley Davidson, 9739 Lee Hwy, Fairfax. Last player returns by 5:30 p.m. Donate $20/hand and ride your Harley or any other means of transportation through pre-determined route picking up a card at each stop. Winning hand for the day gets $300; 2nd Place $150; 3rd place $50. Raffle also available with a grand prize of a big screen TV. All proceeds go to Capital Hospice's Point of Hope Camp for grieving children, teens and adults offered at no charge to campers. Contact Julie Weatherington at 703-396-6199 or jweatherington@capitalhospice.org.

McLean High School and Longfellow Middle School Big Band Jam. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. jamminjava.com.

Sing Me Insomnia and The Goodnight Anthem. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Charlie Mars. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 advance, $18 at the door. jamminjava.com.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Dance demonstrations, line dance lessons at 7:30 p.m., beginners two step at 8 p.m. Open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. This is the Association’s Annual Benefit Dance for Fisher House. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Microsoft PowerPoint. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. How to put together an attractive presentation. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

Young Hearts' Rummage Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Deliver donated items to Woodson H.S. from 4-6 p.m. on May 14. believeinacure@gmail.com.

"The Princess and the Pea." 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Lake Braddock Storybook Theatre, Lake Braddock Secondary School Recital Hall, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. A comedy about a prince who needs to marry before his 21st birthday. $3. 757-373-8398.

Skin Cancer Screenings. 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. at Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church. In recognition of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, medical experts will screen patients and provide education, follow-up treatments and teach patients about how to perform self-exams. Call 703-750-8812 for an appointment.

<b>Sunday/May 16

</b>NAACP Fairfax County Youth Council Meeting. 4 p.m. at the George Mason University Johnson Center, Robeson Room, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Meetings are open to youth ages 10-20. restonbell7@gmail.com.

Steven Gellman CD Release. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 at the door. jamminjava.com.

Crash Test Dummies and Rob Morsberger. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $17 advance, $20 at the door. jamminjava.com.

Wakefield Chorale: Music to Raise the Spirit. 7 p.m. at Annandale High School, 4700 Medford Drive, Annandale. Show tunes, patriotic, classical, and spiritual numbers. 703-451-7917.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/May 17

</b>Leslie West and Scrapomatic. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $25 advance, $30 at the door. jamminjava.com.

Chess Club. 3:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy. Play the game. Age 6-14. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/May 18

</b>Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Early Readers Book Group. 4:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. A book group for 6-8 year olds and their parents. 703-249-1520.

Book Discussion Group. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “Far Bright Star” by Robert Olmstead. Adult. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. “The Plague” by Albert Camus. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. So Big by Edna Ferber. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/May 19

</b>Boyce Avenue. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

The Roller Coaster of College Admissions. 6:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. College admissions and educational consultant Julia Ross on identifying colleges that meet a child’s individual needs. 703-293-6227.

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

One-on-One Genealogical Research Assistance. 6-7:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Get started on personal genealogical research with the assistance of experienced volunteers. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Mother-Daughter Book Club. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Book club for girls. Age 9-11 and their mothers. 703-249-1520.

Writers' Roundtable. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.