0
Votes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

<b>Thursday/March 24

</b>Let's Spring into Springtime. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

The Drew Kennerley Magic Show. 4 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Kennerley is an experienced 15-year-old magician who performs comedic magic shows for children. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before program begins. Age 6-10. 703-249-1520.

What You Need to Know About the New Credit Card Rules. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Find out about the new credit card rules. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Lunchtime at the Movies: Fairy Tales. 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/March 25

</b>Ron Sexsmith "Late Player Bloomer" CD Release and Caitlin Rose. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Mason Dance Company 2011 Gala Concert. 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Featuring work by Ohad Naharin, Lar Lubovitch, Robert Battle and Susan Shields. Tickets $20 adults, $12 students and seniors, available at the Center for the Arts Box Office, open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., or at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

<b>Saturday/March 26

</b>Swingin’ into Spring. 8 p.m. Fairfax High School Auditorium, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Fairfax Swing Band and Main Street Community Concert Band, ensembles of the City of Fairfax Band, in a symphonic wind ensemble concert. $15 adults, $9 seniors, and free for age 18 and younger. www.fairfaxband.org or 703-757-0220.

MCCP Foundation Dress up with Grown-ups Gala. 6-10 p.m. The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel, 4352 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Sit-down dinner, DJ and dancing, auction and more. The Medical Care for Children Partnership Foundation raises funds for the medical care of uninsured children. Family ticket $350, includes up to 2 adults and 2 children. $125 per extra adult; $75 per extra child. Black tie optional. 703-286-0881 or www.mccpfoundation.org.

Mason Dance Company 2011 Gala Concert. 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Featuring work by Ohad Naharin, Lar Lubovitch, Robert Battle and Susan Shields. Tickets $20 adults, $12 students and seniors, available at the Center for the Arts Box Office, open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., or at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Microsoft PowerPoint. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. How to put together a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

Fairfax Swing Band. 8 p.m. Fairfax High School Auditorium, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. A big band in the style of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey, with the Main Street Community Band, a symphonic wind ensemble. $15 adults, $9 seniors, free admission for age 18 and younger. www.fairfaxband.org or 703-757-0220.

Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART) Art & Silent Auction. Westfields Marriott, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly. 7 p.m. preview, 8 p.m. auction. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Proceeds benefit HART, a no-kill animal rescue/support group. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. www.hart90.org.

One Nation, Two Flags, Three Women. 2 p.m. Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 2610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Local historian Jenee Lindner will discuss Julia Ward Howe, Clara Barton and Sarah Tracy in Fairfax County during the Civil War. Free, light refreshments served. 703-591-0560.

Indonesian Guitarist "Balawan" Batuan. 1 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Ethnic Fusion. jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday/March 27

</b>An Evening with David Lindley. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Women in Public Service Forum. 3 p.m., Fairfax City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Panelists explore what motivates women to seek public office. Hear the personal stories of local elected officials. Co-sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission for Women and Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center. 703-385-7894 or cfw@fairfaxva.gov.

<b>Monday/March 28

</b>Matt Wertz and Ben Rector. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Tales to Tails. 4 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Sign up to read to the reading therapy dog. Age 6-12 with adult. 703-293-6227.

<b>Tuesday/March 29

</b>Sick Of Sarah, Hunter Valentine, Curtis Peoples and Lucas Silveira. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

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

<b>Wednesday/March 30

</b>Duke Special and Eli Staples. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/March 31

</b>Burn The Ballroom, Safety Word Orange and Turtle Recall. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/April 1

</b>The Virginia Opera: Puccini’s "Madama Butterfly." 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center For The Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $48-$98. 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com.

The Guggenheim Grotto and Galen Curry at 7 p.m., and Mista Hyde, Shux, Twizm and Nooky Beats at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Art League Photographers’ Show. 3-7 p.m. Village Gallery, 3950 University Drive, Fairfax. With photographers Don Allen, Spencer Cake, Carol Caputo, Glenda Kirkman, Larry Oskin, Allen Pearson, Joan Singer and more. Free. Light refreshments. www.fairfaxartleague.net.