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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<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.

Fairfax Academy’s Spring Dance Concert. 7:30 p.m. at fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Tickets $10-$15. 703-219-2385 or gwen.plummer@fcps.edu.

<b>Saturday/May 15

</b>Spaghetti 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.

Fairfax Academy’s Spring Dance Concert. 7:30 p.m. at fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Tickets $10-$15. 703-219-2385 or gwen.plummer@fcps.edu.

Fair Lakes Spring Fest. 1-4 p.m. in the General Dynamics’ parking lot, 12450 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax. Local eco-friendly businesses, including Whole Foods Market, Kane Office Shredding, Bikes for the World and the Smart Markets farmers’ market. Children’s inflatable fun zone, petting zoo, face painting, and more. www.FairLakes.com.

<b>Sunday/May 16

</b>Thomas Pandolfi Piano Recital. 7 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Music & Arts at Providence Concert Series. Complimentary refreshments at Meet the Artist reception following the concert. $20 in advance, $25 at door; seniors and students $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 703-978-3934 or www.providencechurch.org/music_arts/.

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.

NoCo, Automatics and Power Pirate. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/May 19

</b>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.

Darrell Scott and Pierce Pettis. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/May 20

</b>Pre-Civil War Railroading. 10:15 a.m. at the City of Fairfax Senior Center at The Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Ron Beavers on the American railroading industry from the 1820s to the 1850s. Free; annual membership required to attend subsequent meetings. 703-359-2487.

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

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Sports Stories. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Storytime about sports. Ages 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

Parenting in Times of Economic Stress. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn ways to reassure children and make the best use of family and community resources. This program presented in Korean. Adults. 703-644-7333.

An Evening with Unknown Hinson. 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20 advance, $25 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/May 21

</b>Burke VFW Veterans Golf Classic. 1 p.m. tee time at the Medal of Honor Golf Course, 4414 Fuller Road, USMC Base Quantico. With Barney Barnum, Col. USMC(Ret.), Congressional Medal of Honor Recipent and Medal of Honor Society Past President. 5 p.m. buffet at Mulligans Club. Foursome $280, including all fees, cart and awards buffet. Single $75. Contact Gerhard.Liebegott@US.ARMY.MIL or www.VfwWEbcom.org/va/post5412.

The Mikado. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $40-$280. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Bring lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Ellis Paul and Michael Clem. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.