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<b>Thursday/May 27</b>

<cal2>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’ Fundraiser 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.

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White.” 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Ave., Falls Church.

Theater based on the stories of local civil rights pioneers. $15 for Adults, $10 for students and seniors. www.creativecauldron.org or 571-239-5288.