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<b>Thursday/May 20</b>

Town of Vienna Public Works Open House. 2-6 p.m. at its Northside Property Yard, 600 Mill St. N.E., Vienna. The Northside facility houses all of the Town's Public Works operations: vehicle and equipment maintenance, street maintenance, general maintenance, sanitation, and water and sewer. All Vienna residents, school and scout groups, and others interested in seeing the facility and a display of Public Works vehicles and equipment are invited to attend the open house. Light refreshments will be served. "Hard hats," games and more for children. 703-255-6381.

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.

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.

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>

Summer on the Green: Splinters Rock. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

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.

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 Last Five Years.’ 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A contemporary song cycle about a marriage, from meeting to breakup. $30 adults, $20 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/years.

Musical Moments Concert. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Bible Church Smith Center, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. ‘An Evening with Irving Berlin.’ Tickets $10, available at www.mbctysons.org/musicalmoments.

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

Riverside Campfire and Meet Exhibit Animals. 6:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Enjoy a campfire and s’mores. Bring toasting sticks, a blanket and flashlight. $4 per person. Reservations required at 703-759-9018.

<b>Saturday/May 22</b>

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.

Vienna Choral Society: Disney Princess Concert. 4 p.m. at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, SW., Vienna. Songs and scenes from Disney movies with an ensemble of youth actors and singers. $18 adults, $14 seniors and students, $30 family, 8 and under free. www.viennachoralsociety.org or 703-255-5508.

Fitness Day on the Green. 10 a.m. on the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Free. Wear workout attire and join fitness and wellness instructors leading classes and special activities, including Total Fitness Aerobics, Zumba Latin Aerobics, Hula Hoop Dance, and Hatha Yoga. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Adult Dining Skills and Etiquette Class. 9:15-11:45 a.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. For ages 18 and older. Table manners, silverware savvy, American and continental eating styles, duties of hosts and guests, and more. $40 for Town of Vienna residents and $50 out-of-town participants. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Open Mic Saturdays. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

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.

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.

Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Masters Gardeners from the Fairfax County Cooperative Extension will answer gardening questions. Adults. 703-790-8088.

‘The Last Five Years.’ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A contemporary song cycle about a marriage, from meeting to breakup. $30 adults, $20 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/years.

UWC World Champion Mike "The Hulk" Easton vs. Ryan "Lion" Diaz. 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Card also features Woods, Stallings, Achhal, Dodson, Riggleman, and Vila debut. Tickets are $28.50-$128.50, available through www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. www.uwcmma.com

Main Street Community Band. 8 p.m. at the Oakton High School Auditorium, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. An ensemble of the City of Fairfax Band, presenting ‘Joys of Spring.’ Directed by Brian Balmages. $13 adults, $7 seniors, age 18 and under free. 703-757-0220 or info@fairfaxband.org.

Auditions for “Pajama Game.” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, 9972 Vale Road, Vienna. St. Mark Theatre Ministry production of a musical about a labor dispute in a pajama factory. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater style song; bring sheet music, no CDs. Accompanist provided. The show will run July 30-August 1. 703-938-5656 or prdcrkat@gmail.com.

Jawbreaker with DJ Dredd, James Nasty & Tennis System. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

McLean Symphony. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With the VOCE Chamber Singers, pianist Carlos Alberto Ibay and conductor Dingwall Fleary. Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, Samuel Barber's Essay No. 1 and Bizet’s Carmen Suite. Reception to follow. Adults $25, seniors and youth $20, under age 12 $5. 703-790-9223 or www.mclean-symphony .org.

The Folsom Prisoners. 5 p.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Country. Free. 703-288-950.

Artist’s Reception. 12-3 p.m. at Habatat Galleries, 8020 Towers Crescent Drive, Tysons Corner. With Noi Volkov. Exhibit to run through June 26. www.habatatgalleries.com.

<b>Sunday/May 23</b>

Summer on the Green: Marshall Artz - Acoustic. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Joe Cassella 5K Run/Walk. 10123 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. $20 for the 5K, $10 for children’s fun run. Music, awards, raffle and more. Proceeds benefit The Cassella Children's Education Trust. www.elitefitnessconcepts.com.

Amadeus Orchestra. 4 p.m. at Saint Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. A. Scott Wood conducts Brahms's Tragic Overture. Elisabeth Adkins, associate concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra, in Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 1 Spring. Tickets $25, under age 18 free. 703-759-5334 or www.amadeusconcerts.com.

‘The Last Five Years.’ 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A contemporary song cycle about a marriage, from meeting to breakup. $30 adults, $20 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/years.

An Evening of Music & Remembrance: A Fundraiser for the Chris Morawetz Scholarship at UMW, Don Bridges and Eileen Joyner. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $25. jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/May 24</b>

Game On Afternoon Edition. 3:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Wii Mario Kart or Super Smashbros. Age 6-16. 703-938-0405.

Auditions for “Pajama Game.” 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, 9972 Vale Road, Vienna. St. Mark Theatre Ministry production of a musical about a labor dispute in a pajama factory. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater style song; bring sheet music, no CDs. Accompanist provided. The show will run July 30-August 1. 703-938-5656 or prdcrkat@gmail.com.

My Favorite Highway Storytellers: Acoustic Performance. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/May 25</b>

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.

Letters of the Alphabet. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Stories, activities, and songs about the alphabet. All ages. 703-790-8088.

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Internet training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Book Talk for Book Lovers. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Book discussion. Ask at the information desk for the title. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

Pete Francis, Shwa Losben and Danni Rosner. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/May 26</b>

Time for Three. 8 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Two violinists and a double bass player in a ‘classically trained garage band’. $10-$32. sabrina.anwah@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Nesting Birds. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Games and activities. Touch an ostrich egg and look at real bird nests. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

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

Personalized Microsoft OfficeTraining. 7:15 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Microsoft Office training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

The Rescues and Garrison Starr. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/May 27</b>

Michael Franti & Spearhead. 7 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Senator/Actor Fred Thompson signs Teaching the Pig to Dance: A Memoir of Growing Up Second. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean. crm2238@bn.com.

Blueberry Cheesecake at the Teen Center. 4 p.m. at Club Phoenix Teen Center, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. For Vienna area 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Free. 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.

Englishman and Shango Band, Fairgrounds, The Fielding Mellish and Open 24. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/May 28</b>

Movies in the Park. At dusk, approximately 8 p.m. outdoors at Glyndon Park, Vienna. Free admission. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For information on which film will be shown, call 703-255-7842 after noon on May 26 and for weather information on the day of the show.

Garrison Keillor: A Prairie Home Companion Live Broadcast. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $48-$298. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.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.

McLean Art Society Meeting. 10 a.m. at the Mclean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With painter Russell Lynn, on the development of abstract expressionism. 703 790-0123 or ralber@cox.net.

<b>Saturday/May 29</b>

Garrison Keillor: A Prairie Home Companion Live Broadcast. 5:45 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $48-$353. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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.

Hearts Galore. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Make some fun heart jewelry and accessories. Age 10-18. 703-938-0405.

Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Masters Gardeners from the Fairfax County Cooperative Extension will answer gardening questions. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Sonorus Wizard Rock Festival. 11:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

Ballyhoo! and Mojo. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Artist’s Reception. 6-9 p.m. Applegate Gallery & Custom Framing, 101 Church St. N.W. Suite C, Vienna. With painter Tricia Cherrington Ratliff. Refreshments served. Free. www.applegateframing.com.

Yoga and Pilates Fitness Practice. 8 am. Outdoors at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Bring yoga mat and water. Free. 703-288-9505.

Jody Marshall. 5 p.m. Outdoors at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Celtic and folk. 703-288-9505.

<b>Sunday/May 30</b>

2010 Summer Blast Off: "The President's Own." 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. United States Marine Band, with fireworks. Free. www.wolftrap.org. or 703-255-1868.

Memorial Day Concert. 5 p.m. at Saint Luke Church,

7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. With Thomas Beveridge, artistic director of the National Men's Chorus, and Paul Skevington on organ. $15, students under 18 free. 202-244-7191 or www.nationalmenschorus.org.

Ephemeral Sun, 3rd Degree and Brave. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Making Music for Yushu. 2 p.m. at Jordan Kitts Music Sterling, 47100 Community Plaza, Sterling. Piano concert and raffle to benefit victims of the recent Yushu, China earthquake. www.aixfund.com.

<b>Tuesday/June 1</b>

Vietnamese Refugees: The Postal History of a Search for Refuge. 7:30 p.m. at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, 1724 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Meeting of the Japanese stamp club. Speaker, Bruce Beardsley from the China Society. Light refreshments. 703-356-3944.

Owen Danoff, Parliament Hill and Laura Tsaggaris. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 2</b>

Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Rockin’ Rundraiser with Floyd the Barber. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/June 3</b>

Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Brendan James and Chase Coy. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Johnny A. 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.