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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/May 19

</b>English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Practice and improve your English. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Ready, Set, Grow. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activiies. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Tiny Tots. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories and activities for very young children. Age 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Oneders. 11:15 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Join in with stories and activities for your toddler and you together. Age 18-23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

"Les Misérables." 7 p.m. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf a bread, Jean Valjean becomes an honest man and mayor of a prosperous town, but violates his parole. Snacks inspired by the musical sold before and after the show. $10. makhatcheres@fcps.edu.

<b>Friday/May 20

</b>An Evening with Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

"The Clockmaker." 8 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors. www.thehubtheatre.org or 703-674-3177.

"Les Misérables." 7 p.m. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf a bread, Jean Valjean becomes an honest man and mayor of a prosperous town, but violates his parole. Snacks inspired by the musical sold before and after the show. $10. makhatcheres@fcps.edu.

<b>Saturday/May 21

</b>Visions of Summer. 8 p.m. W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. The Main Street Community Concert Band, an ensemble of the City of Fairfax Band in a symphonic wind ensemble concert. $15 adults, $9 seniors, and free for age 18 and younger. Pre-concert event is free with concert ticket. www.fairfaxband.org or 703-757-0220.

"The Clockmaker." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors. www.thehubtheatre.org or 703-674-3177.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice. Adults. 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. 703-978-5600.

City of Fairfax Planting Event. 10 a.m. At the trailhead off Hallman Street, Fairfax. Volunteer to replant the stream. Wear sturdy shoes or galoshes, long pants and sleeves and a hat. Bring gloves, lopers, hand pruners or shovels if available. TG@emas.fairfaxva.gov.

"Les Misérables." 7 p.m. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf a bread, Jean Valjean becomes an honest man and mayor of a prosperous town, but violates his parole. Snacks inspired by the musical sold before and after the show. $10. makhatcheres@fcps.edu.

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrating the service provided every day, often under challenging circumstances, and showing how EMS providers are dedicated to saving lives and limiting suffering. Partnering with the Park Authority, EMS providers will be available with displays, educational materials, blood pressure screenings, and apparatus displays. 703-877-3702 or fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov.

* Cub Run Recreation Center, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. 703-817-9407.

* Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2017 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria. 703-768-3224.

* South Run Recreation Center, 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield. 703-866-0566.

* Spring Hill Recreation Center, 1239 Spring Hill Road, McLean. 703-827-0989.

* Oak Marr Recreation Center, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton. 703-281-6501.

<b>Sunday/May 22

</b>Tribute to Bob Dylan On his 70th Birthday: Jammin’ Java’s Songwriters Circle Featuring Luke Brindley, Todd Wright, Anthony Fiacco and Shane Hines. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

"The Clockmaker." 2 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors. www.thehubtheatre.org or 703-674-3177.

Dog Wash: Wash Out Lyme Disease. 12-3 p.m. The Regional Veterinary Referral Center, 6651 Backlick Road, Springfield. Proceeds benefit the National Capital Lyme Disease Association. www.washoutlymedisease.com.

Humane Society of Fairfax County’s Woof Walk. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Burke Lake Park Ampitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Exhibits, contests, food, demonstrations, silent auction and more. No retractable leashes, all dogs must have ID and current rabies vaccination. $20-$25, $5 each additional family member. PETS@hsfc.org.

CycleFest & Israel Street Festival. 12-5 p.m. Fairfax Corner, 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax. 15- or 35-mile bicycle rides, food, music, dance performances, children’s choir, face painting, arts and crafts and more. www.shalomdc.org/celebrateisrael.

<b>Monday/May 23

</b>Tales to Tails. 4:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Sign up to read to the therapy dog. Age 6-12 with adult. 703-293-6227.

<b>Tuesday/May 24

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

Kings Park Friends Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Join the Friends monthly meeting. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Twilight Tales. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Come in pajamas to listen to stories before bedtime. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-978-5600.

<b>Wednesday/May 25

</b>Luke Mitchem, Alexe Colbus and Katherine Thorsey. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/May 26

</b>Burke School Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Voices of Now Festival, Arena Stage Kogod Cradle, 1101 6th St. S.W., Washington D.C. VON gives youths the opportunity to learn about theater and performance, devising and performing a piece of theater based on their own writing. Free, reservations required at 202-488-3300.

Friends of Burke Centre Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Most books .50-$2. 703-249-1520.

<b>Friday/May 27

</b>"The Clockmaker." 8 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors.

Friends of Burke Centre Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Most books .50-$2. 703-249-1520.

<b>Saturday/May 28

</b>Ewan Dobson, Gareth Pearson, Craig D’Andrea and Peter Ciluzzi at 6:30 p.m., and The Five One, SNRG and A Cool Stick at 120 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

"The Clockmaker." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors. www.thehubtheatre.org or 703-674-3177.

Friends of Burke Centre Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Most books .50-$2. 703-249-1520.

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

Microsoft Access. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating, modifying and mastering databases. Age 13 and up. 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. 703-978-5600.

Braddock District Bike Day. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Sponsored by Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook. The Fairfax County Police Department will discuss safety and offer an obstacle course. With representatives from the Fairfax County Department of Transportation's Bike Division, Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling and bicycle mechanics from Oasis Bike Works. 703-425-9300.

<b>Sunday/May 29

</b>"The Clockmaker." 2 p.m. Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax. Part comic love story, part murder mystery, in a look at how relationships change how we see the world. $25, $15 students and seniors. www.thehubtheatre.org or 703-674-3177.

Robinson Secondary School of Fairfax Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Voices of Now Festival, Arena Stage Kogod Cradle, 1101 6th St. S.W., Washington, D.C. VON gives youths the opportunity to learn about theater and performance, devising and performing a piece of theater based on their own writing. Free, reservations required at 202-488-3300.

<b>Monday/May 30

</b>Memorial Day 2011: Fairfax Remembers Her Fallen Sons And Daughters. 9 a.m. at the Fairfax War Memorial on the lawn of the Old Fairfax Courthouse, on the corner of Route 123 and Main St. in Fairfax City. Join Fairfax veterans, Blue and Gray VFW Post 8469 and American Legion Post 177 in a traditional Memorial Day service. Elected officials will speak prior to the reading of the Fairfax Honor Roll. floyd.d.houston.ctr@usmc.mil.

Community Fun Fest. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fairfax Baptist Temple, 6401 Missionary Lane, Fairfax. Moonbounces and rides, a rock wall, arts and crafts, hot dogs, pop corn, cotton candy, and snow cones. Inova Blood Services blood drive. Free and open to the public. AndrewMcDonald@FBTMinistries.org.

<b>Monday/May 30

</b>Ox Hill (Chantilly) Battlefield Memorial Day Program. 2 p.m. Ox Hill Park, 4134 West Ox Road, Fairfax. Presentation of Colors by the 17th Vol. Inf. CSA, Father Corby Division, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Music, wreath laying and more. 703-978-8265.