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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Aug. 4

</b>The Bob Gibson Big Band. 8 p.m. Old Country Buffet 9650 Main St., Fairfax. Vintage to modern jazz and big band music. 703-764-0708.

Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. The National Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Steven Reineke, present songs from The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean, Beauty and the Beast and more. Tickets $20-$52. www.wolftrap.org.

Science Rocks with Flumpa and Friends. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Music, science and movement with Wendy and Flumpa, the tree frog. All ages. Register at703-293-6227.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Practice English with other adults. 703-249-1520.

Lunchtime at the Movies. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring lunch and watch movies based on children's books. Call for titles. Age 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Forensic Mysteries. 3:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Become a detective and analyze clues from skeletons, fingerprints and DNA. Presented by the Science Museum of Virginia. Age 12-18. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/Aug. 5

</b>Tom Paxton. 7 p.m. Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Folk music. 703-324-SHOW.

Deep River Summer Revival with Seth Glier. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Tan Dun: Martial Arts Trilogy. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. National Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Tan Dun, presents concertos based on the films Hero, The Banquet, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Tickets $20-$52. www.wolftrap.org.

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Lake Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Classical music concert. Free.

Trio Caliente. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Latin gypsy rhumba. Free.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 6

</b>Deep River Summer Revival with Larkin Poe. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Arlo Guthrie & Time for Three. 8:15 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Arlo Guthrie, Time for Three and the National Symphony Orchestra present an evening of folk and classical music collaborations. $20-$52. www.wolftrap.org.

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s Percussion Duo. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Musical duet. Free.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice. 703-293-6227.

Wild Tails. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Wildlife Ambassadors bring animal guests to explore how these animals use their tails to communicate, climb, protect themselves and more. Age 6-12. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association answers gardening questions. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Read to the Dog. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 7

</b>Alison Krauss & Union Station. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Bluegrass music. With dobro player Jerry Douglas and folk-rock band Dawes. $30-$48. www.wolftrap.org.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1-4 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/Aug. 8

</b>Introducing Beans-N-Frank. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Sing, dance, and have fun with rap duo Beans-N-Frank. All ages. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 9

</b>Genealogy Databases. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Search for ancestors using the library’s genealogy databases and other free Internet databases. Adults. 703-293-6227.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Manga Drawing Workshop. 4 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Art League instructor, Dana Yang, teaches basic manga drawing techniques for character facial features. Art supplies provided. Age 13-18. 703-249-1520.

Let's Hear It For The Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. All girls book discussion group. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. Age 9-12 with adult female. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 10

</b>Civil War History of the Hunter Mill Road Corridor. 7:30 p.m. Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. With forum speaker Jim Lewis, a historian, tour guide and member of the Bull Run Civil War Round Table. Free. 703-425-9225.

Cash Cash, Breathe Electric, For the Foxes and The Baby Grand. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Science Spectacular. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. See fog rings, bubbling potions, a voice changer and more with wacky scientist Eric Energy. Age 6-12. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 11

</b>Science Rocks with Flumpa and Friends. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Music, science and movement with Wendy and Flumpa, the tree frog. All ages. 703-249-1520.

Paul Merklein Draws Great Big Faces. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Fast, fun caricature drawing workshop. Age 12-18. 703-978-5600.

Lunchtime at the Movies. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring lunch and watch movies based on children's books. Call for titles. Age 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/Aug. 12

</b>Movies Under the Stars. 7:30 p.m. Pinn Community Center, 10225 Zion Drive, Fairfax. Family-friendly movies shown every Friday. 703-250-9181, tty 711.

Dan Navarro at 7 p.m., followed by Tyler Bryant at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

The United States Navy Band “Commodores.” 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Lake Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Jazz concert. Free.

7: The Capital Focus Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Jazz concert. Free.

The Magic of Hans Christian Andersen. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Applause Unlimited presents “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelisa,” and “The Emperor's New Clothes” told with puppets and masks. All ages. 703-293-6227.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 13

</b>The Fabulous Mary Ann Redmond Band. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

The Great Zucchini. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Show of magic and comedy. Free.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice. 703-293-6227.

Meet the Harleys! 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Get a close-up look at real Harleys, have your photo taken and meet the people who ride them. Harleys will be on parking deck G2. 703-293-6227.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association answers gardening questions. Adults. 703-978-5600.

The Magic of Hans Christian Andersen. 10:30 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Applause Unlimited presents “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelisa,” and “The Emperor's New Clothes” told with puppets and masks. All ages. Register at 703-978-5600.

NOVA Coalition of Labor Union Women is hosting the first in a series of free workshops on issues important to working women. You and Your Money: Financial Literacy for Women. 10-11:30 a.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Light refreshments will be served.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 14

</b>Fairfax on the Eve of the Civil War. 2 p.m. Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. With living history presenter Jon Vrana and his portrayal of Col. Silas Burke. The namesake of present-day Burke was a large Fairfax landowner and promoter of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in the 1850s. Free. 703-385-8414.

The Dear Hunter, Deas Vail and O'Brother. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1-4 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/Aug. 15

</b>An Evening With The Young Dubliners. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

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

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 16

</b>Be Your Own Boss. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Mike Rose shows you how to make money by starting a small business. Age 12-18. 703-293-6227.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Evening Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 1:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Little Bee by Chris Cleave. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Legal Limit by Martin Clark. Adults. 703-978-5600

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. My Life in France by Julia Child. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 17

</b>Pizza with Everything. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories, songs and finger plays. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Bedtime Stories: Favorite Things. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bedtime stories, songs and activities. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Writers' Roundtable. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.