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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<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.

Sarah Jarosz and Joshua Brown. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<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.

Luke Brindley & Friends plus Boots Factor. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<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.

<b>Tuesday/May 31

</b>Ditched by Kate EP Release with Distressed Flounder, Ether and The Fielding Mellish. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 1

</b>Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse. Massey Building, 4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Program begins at 6 p.m., Living History Presentation at 7 p.m. Capt. John Quincy Marr of the 17th Va. Infantry, Co. K (Warrenton Rifles) died at Fairfax Court House on June 1, 1861. The evening's activities include a living history presentation of "The Skirmish at Fairfax Court House" inside the historic courthouse, which will be followed by a reception on the courthouse lawn. While the event on the courthouse grounds is open to the public, the living history presentation inside the historic courthouse has limited seating. Free. Reserve by May 25 at 703-385-8415 or susan.gray@fairfaxva.gov. Reservations are limited to 72 and tickets will be held at the door until 7:50 p.m.

The Air We Breathe: It’s a Gas! 7 p.m. U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Lecture by Janet Hannon and Stan Mroczkowski. What are the gases in the air, how much of each gas is there, do these gasses have different weights, and how cold are liquid nitrogen and dry ice? Federal facility, ID required. www.usgs.gov/public_lecture_series.

Fourth Quarter Comeback, Colin Healy and Let's Be Honest. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/June 2

</b>The Bob Gibson Big Band. 8 p.m. Old Country Buffet 9650 Main St., Fairfax. Vintage to modern jazz. No cover charge.703-764-0708.

Jesse Malin: Night of Stories and Songs. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/June 3

</b>I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business, Into It Over It and Mansions at 6:30 p.m., followed by Future and Chris Collat Band at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

New Majority Comedy Tour Starring Gabriel Iglesias & Russell Peters. 8 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. With Lisa Lampanelli. Tickets $49.50-$75 through www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT and 410-547-SEAT. www.patriotcenter.com.

<b>Saturday/June 4

</b>Skirmish at Fairfax Court House Reenactment and Living History Day. Historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. A reenactment of the first organized land engagement of the Civil War will occur from 1-2 p.m. west of the Courthouse grounds at the corner of North and Main Streets. After the skirmish reenactment meet the Cavalry and infantry reenactors at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, to talk about the reenactment, what it was like for soldiers in the 19th century, and explore the historic Blenheim Estate. Also at the Blenheim Estate will be the Virginia Historical Society panel exhibit, An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia, from May 23 to June 6. Free. 703-591-0560.

Laura Cantrell at 7 p.m., followed by Mc Graves and Nikko at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Barney Live in Concert: Birthday Bash! 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Celebrate Barney’s birthday with more than 25 upbeat sing-along tunes. Tickets $20-$30, $45 Gold Circle Seats and $75 Dino Seats also available. 703-573-SEAT or www.barneylivetour.com.

<b>Sunday/June 5

</b>A Dance for Japan Relief. 1 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Kikuyuki Dancers of America, Inc. present Onoe style Japanese classical dance, a raffle and silent auction of Japanese textiles, arts, and crafts. All proceeds donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society. $40 general admission, $25 students, available at 888-945-2468 or www.japandance.org.

City of Fairfax Band. 7:30 p.m. Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. A pops-style symphonic concert of light classical, Broadway, jazz, film, and marches. Weather permitting. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic basket. Free. 703-757-0220 or www.fairfaxband.org.

Rockshop Unleashed at 1:30 p.m., followed by Kurtis Parks and The Anthem, Brian Franke and Hathaway Brown at 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/June 6

</b>Access Royale, Burning Daylight, Naylor Court and Mission South. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/June 7

</b>Hank and Cupcakes, HyeTension and Fives. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 8

</b>Ian McLagan. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.