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Weekly Entertainment (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

April 13-20.

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Friday/April 13

"Side Man." 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot circle, Fairfax. "Fully Charged." Pre-show Party one hour before show time, free to ticket holders. $14-$30. 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

Tommy Stinson (from Guns n’ Roses & The Replacements) and The 27s. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Rachel Barton Pine. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. All ages and skill levels welcome703-757-8560.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. English conversation group. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

American Legion Dinner. 5:30-8 p.m. American Legion Post 180, 330 North Center St., Vienna. Shepherd's pie, mixed vegetables, roll, dessert, $10. Public welcome. 703-938-9535.

Artists’ Reception. 6-9 p.m. Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W., Vienna. "Art in Bloom." 703-319-3971 or www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.

Saturday/April 14

5th Annual Run for the Arts 5k and Fun Run. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 7-8 a.m. Packet Pickup at Encore Circle Lounge, 8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. 5K warm-up, 8:45 a.m. 5K Race shotgun start, 9-11 a.m. Finish Line Festival with live entertainment. Proceeds benefit Wolf Trap Foundation’s arts and education programs. www.wolftrap.org.

Model Railroad (HO Scale) Open House and Display. 1-5 p.m. Historic Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE, Vienna. The layout depicts the Western North Carolina Railroad (now a portion of the Norfolk Southern) during the period of transition from steam to diesel. Free, donations accepted. www.nvmr.org or 703-938-5157.

"Side Man." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot circle, Fairfax. "Fully Charged." Pre-show Party one hour before show time, free to ticket holders. $14-$30. 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Great Zucchini. 11 a.m. Lemon Road Elementary School, 7230 Idylwood Road, Falls Church. Magic and comedy for pre-school age children. Proceeds benefit the Falls Church-McLean Children's Center. $7 in advance, $9 at the door. www.fcmlcc.org.

Children’s Show: Gustafer Yellowgold. 10:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Love146 Awareness Concert with TheRuinCity, The Atlantic Light, Crush Atlantic and Semper Fly. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Mad 5K Run and One Mile Walk. 9 a.m. James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers, age group awards, T-shirts and refreshments. $15 students, $20 adults. Proceeds benefit James Madison High School track and field team. Register at www.fcps.edu/MadisonHS.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. TysonsLibraryFriends@gmail.com or 703-790-4031.

Bandhouse Gigs’ Tribute to Rod Stewart: Back to Gasoline Alley. 7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. $25. www.wolftrap.org.

Saturday Storytime. 11 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, songs and activities. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-757-8560.

Using Library eBooks and eAudioBooks. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. One-on-one instruction on selecting, checking out and using Fairfax County Public Library eBooks and eAudioBooks available through OverDrive. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-938-0405.

The Three (Not So Little) Pigs. 1:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Blue Sky Puppet Theatre. All ages. 703-938-0405.

Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. All ages. 703-790-8088.

Microsoft Excel. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating spreadsheets. Adults. 703-293-6227.

McLean Community Center Spring Community Garage Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1420 Beverly Road, McLean. Paper shredding, the Safe Community Coalition’s safe medicine disposal unit and a truck for donations on site. Admission and parking are free. 703-790-0123 or www.mcleancenter.org/special-events.

Sunday/April 15

"Side Man." 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot circle, Fairfax. "Fully Charged." Pre-show Party one hour before show time, free to ticket holders. $14-$30. 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

Gungor- Ghosts Upon the Earth Tour. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Used Book Sale. 1-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. TysonsLibraryFriends@gmail.com or 703-790-4031.

Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Library Book Sale. 1 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. All ages. 703-790-8088.

Russian Storytellers. 3 p.m. Center for the Arts at George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. American Youth Philharmonic, Daniel Spalding, conductor. Liadov’s Baba-Yaga, Op. 56 and The Enchanted Lake, Legend for Orchestra, Op. 62, Tcherepnin’s The Distant Princess, Op. 4, Rimsky-Korsakov’s A Night on Bald Mountain, Fantasy for Orchestra and Stravinsk.: Petrushka (1911). $14 adult, $10 senior , $10 student. www.aypo.org, events@aypo.org or 703-642-8051.

Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. 2:30 p.m. Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. With Mary Anne Barton, past president of the Washington Daffodil Society. Free admission and refreshments. 703-560-8776.

Monday/April 16

Bike Rodeo. 1-3 p.m. Vienna Elementary School, 128 Center St. South, Vienna. Free and open to children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. The rodeo is designed to help children who already know how to ride a bicycle develop safety skills. Drop-off gently used children's bicycles to benefit the Wheels to Africa, to be used to provide basic transportation for people to reach school, food, water and medical care. kbarr@viennava.gov or www.wheels-to-africa.org.

Set If Off and Divided By Friday. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, songs and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

V.I.P. Vienna. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Support group for visually impaired persons. Adults. 703-938-0405.

English Conversation. 10:30 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for non-native speaking adults. 703-242-4020.

Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club Monthly Meeting. 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Dunn Loring Firehouse, 2148 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring. Col. Wallace H. Pedé, CEO of the Senior Conformation Judges Association, will discuss the inconsistency in judging shelties. Refreshments and raffle. Free and open to the public. www.potomacvalleyssc.com.

Tuesday/April 17

The 6th Degree, Atlast and Grand Revival. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Internet training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Mystery Book Discussion. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call for title. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 3 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the basics of the Internet, Word and Excel. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

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.

Evening Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Wednesday/April 18

Lovedrug, Last Royals and Andy Zipf (full band). 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Feathered Friends. 10:30 a.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and activities. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-356-0770.

Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Toddlin' Twos. 10:30 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories and songs. Age 2 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Model Investment Club of Northern Virginia. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Learn more about investing. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Student Volunteer Training Session. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Students receive training from library staff and sign up for volunteer hours. Bring completed application. Grades 7-12. 703-293-6227.

Vienna Photographic Society Monthly Photo Competition. 7:30 p.m. Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Judging by Nikhil Bahl. Images may only be submitted by VPS members. 703-451-7298.

Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Pop pianist. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Thursday/April 19

4th Annual Green Expo. 6:30-9 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Presentations and discussions for children and adults from 35 organizations and businesses will include information on energy efficiency, purchasing local organic products, creating green gardens, recycling options and more ideas to save money and help the environment. Free admission. 703-255-6356 or csalgado@viennava.gov.

Green River Ordinance and Graham Colton. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Chapter 227, Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. 7:30 p.m. Neighbor’s Restaurant, 262D Cedar Lane, Cedar Lane Shopping Center, Vienna. Edward J. LaClare, Vietnam War veteran, will share his father’s, Col. Edward F. LaClare, WWII experiences as an Army Air Force combat fighter pilot. Free admission. 703-255-0353 or www.vva227.org.

Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 2 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the basics of the Internet, Word and Excel. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

One-on-One English Practice. 2 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Call for appointment with an ESL volunteer. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Bedtime Storytime. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Stories and songs. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-242-4020.

eBook/eReader Instruction. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn about library ebooks and how to access them with your compatible device. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Pop pianist. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Friday/April 20

"Side Man." 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Kindlewood and Duke Walker at 7 p.m.; Dub City Renegades, Feed God Cabbage and Nappy Riddem at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. All ages and skill levels welcome. 703-757-8560.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. English conversation group. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Friday Flicks. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call for title. All Ages. 703-790-8088.

Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Pop pianist. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Oakton Vocalist Sarah Jebian. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. CD release concert of Jebian’s debut album, "Love Songs & Lullabies." With Dashboard Divas. 703-725-0651.

"The Fantasticks." 8 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. Musical comedy. $14, $12 students and seniors. 703-255-6360 or www.viennatheatrecompany.org.

"Deathtrap." 8 p.m. McLean Community Center Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Comedy-thriller about a play within a play. $14-$16, group rates available. 866-811-4111 or www.mcleanplayers.org.