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Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

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<b>Thursday/March 3

</b>Peter Shaffer's "Equus." 8 p.m. George Mason University TheaterSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A psychosexual crime drama about a disturbed 17-year-old. This production contains explicit scenes and nudity. $12 adults, $8 students, seniors and groups. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Moms Club of Springfield Fund Raiser. 7:30 p.m. Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 8336 Carrleigh Parkway, Springfield. Pampering, shopping and food for moms, with proceeds benefiting the Fairfax Hospital for Children NICU, PICU and children’s cancer center. tjwilson0720@yahoo.com.

<b>Friday/March 4

</b>Epitome of the Weak, All Out Chaos, Upper 90, The Chuck Fenech Band, Rising Chaos, Silence the Blind, Abandoning Arborland and Proper Addiction. 5 p.m. Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. All ages. $10 advance, $12 day of show. www.Jaxxroxx.com.

Peter Shaffer's "Equus." 8 p.m. George Mason University TheaterSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A psychosexual crime drama about a disturbed 17-year-old. This production contains explicit scenes and nudity. $12 adults, $8 students, seniors and groups. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Saturday/March 5

</b>Tango Buenos Aires: “Fire and Passion of Tango.” 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Dancers, vocalists and instrumentalists trace the history of the Argentine Tango. Tickets are $23-$46 at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Sunday/March 6

</b>Tango Buenos Aires: “Fire and Passion of Tango.” 4 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Dancers, vocalists and instrumentalists trace the history of the Argentine Tango. Tickets are $23-$46 at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Peter Shaffer's "Equus." 2 p.m. George Mason University TheaterSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A psychosexual crime drama about a disturbed 17-year-old. This production contains explicit scenes and nudity. $12 adults, $8 students, seniors and groups. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Wednesday/March 9

</b>Rotting Christ, Melechesh, Hate, Abigail Williams, Lecherous Nocturne and more. 6:15 p.m. Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $22 advance, $25 at the door, $50 VIP tickets with a Meet and Greet with Ensiferum and Finntroll. www.Jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Thursday/March 10

</b>Jennifer L. Nelson's "24, 7, 365." 8 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Attitudes about race, class and social activism are put under a humorous microscope. $25. cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Friday/March 11

</b>Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Drive, Fairfax. Irish classics, contemporary covers and original compositions. Tickets $34-$79, available at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. www.Celticwoman.com.

Kix and more. 8 p.m. Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. Age 21and up. $27 advance, $30 at the door. www.Jaxxroxx.com.

Jennifer L. Nelson's "24, 7, 365." 8 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Attitudes about race, class and social activism are put under a humorous microscope. $30. cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Saturday/March 12

</b>Second Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Meet each building's featured artist, a reception in W-16 from 6-7 p.m. and more. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Jimmy Lange Boxing. 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $35-$500, through www.ticketmaster.com and 703-573-SEAT.

Northern Virginia's Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Directed by Jim Carroll, with percussionist Joe McCarthy, percussionist Roberto Quintero and jazz vocalist Sara Jones. Brazilian bossa nova, Argentine tango, Afro-Cuban beats from Harlem and more. $20-$40. Tickets are half price for youth through grade 12 when accompanied by an adult. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Jennifer L. Nelson's "24, 7, 365." 2 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Attitudes about race, class and social activism are put under a humorous microscope. $25. cfa.gmu.edu.

Oldies But Goodies (OBG) Cocker Spaniel Rescue. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Springfield Petsmart, 6535 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Meet cockers of all ages available for adoption. All dogs are spayed or neutered. Volunteers will be available to help potential adopters and answer any questions on the dogs. www.cockerspanielrescue.com or 703-533-2373.

<b>Sunday/March 13

</b>Young Artist Competition Finalist Recital. 7 p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Blvd., Fairfax. Northern Virginia’s most talented high school instrumentalists compete for a $2000 scholarship to further their musical education in a free public recital as part of the City of Fairfax Band’s Young Artist Competition. Application materials are available at www.fairfaxband.org. Free. 703-757-0220.

Ladies Auxiliary Fashion Show. 1 p.m. VFW Post 1503, A Hall, 14631 Minnieville Road, Dale City. $15, includes lunch and door prizes. Proceeds benefit Cancer Aid and Research. www.vfwpost1503.org.

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: "Northern Stars." 7 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Works by Edvard Grieg, Jean Sibelius, Carl Nielsen, Johannes Brahms and more. $19-$38. Tickets are half price for youth through grade 12 when accompanied by an adult. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Jennifer L. Nelson's "24, 7, 365." 4 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Attitudes about race, class and social activism are put under a humorous microscope. $25. cfa.gmu.edu.

Oldies But Goodies (OBG) Cocker Spaniel Rescue. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Springfield Petsmart, 6535 Frontier Drive, Springfield. Meet cockers of all ages available for adoption. All dogs are spayed or neutered. Volunteers will be available to help potential adopters and answer any questions on the dogs. www.cockerspanielrescue.com or 703-533-2373.

Art Show. South County Secondary will host its annual Pyramid Art Show Reception on from 6:30-8 p.m.,, in the Silver Box Theater, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. Select artwork from students at South County and Halley, Newington Forest, Silverbrook and Laurel Hill elementary schools will be featured. Music and refreshments. Free.

<b>Wednesday/March 16

</b>The Frogs are Hopping at Hidden Pond. 4:30 p.m. Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Listen to frog sounds and see what they look like up close in their natural habitat. This program is suited to three to six-year-olds. $4 per child. Register at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or 703-222-4664.

<b>Thursday/March 17

</b>Kataklysm, All Shall Perish, Decrepit Birth, Conducting From The Grave, Abysmal Dawn and more. 5:15 p.m. Jaxx Nightclub, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $15 advance, $17 at the door. www.Jaxxroxx.com.

Further. 8 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Drive, Fairfax. Former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. Tickets $49.50. Charge at 800-551-SEAT or www.livenation.com. www.furthur.net.

<b>Saturday/March 19

</b>Arts and Craft Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Garfield Elementary, 7101 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. More than 65 vendors selling handcrafted items, children's craft activities and raffle. Free admission. 703-866-5523.

Artists’ Reception for "Lighthouses in Two Dimensions." 3-6 p.m. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Watercolors by Alex Wisniewski of Oakton, and woodturning and woodburning by Bob Horowitz of Falls Church. The exhibit will be open March 7-April 4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 703-494-0584 or www.theartistsundertaking.com.