To have community events listed in Centre View, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Steve Hibbard at 703-778-9412.
World-Class Jazz. 6 to 9 p.m. Paul Langosch on bass and Rick Whitehead on guitar. At the Copper Canyon, 5815 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Call 703-830-6600 for reservations.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Centreville Stitchers welcome adults who enjoy knitting, crocheting, or other needlework crafts and conversation. Join us at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Admission is free. Contact Jo at 703-803-0595 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, April 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
ZUMBA Fitness Classes in Chantilly
Latin-based dance fitness classes — no gym membership required. Mondays and Wednesdays 7 to 8 p.m. Go to WWW.GOZUMBAFUN.COM.
April 25 to April 28
"Into the Woods." Presented by 30 students from the Chantilly High School Drama Department. Directed by Shannon Khatcheressian. As a special treat, there will be a Tiny Tots matinee performance on Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. for our young audience members. Tickets can be purchased online or with cash/check at the door.
Show Dates: Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. - $10; Thursday, April 26th at 7 p.m. - $10; Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. - $10; Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. - $8. For tickets and show information, visit www.chantillyhsdrama.com.
Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. Drop-in beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Featuring the band, The Fabulettes. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.
Centreville International Fiesta. 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Centreville performers will share song and dance from Korea, India, Guatemala, and Mexico. DJ Myra Flemister (HB Productions) will open the evening by inviting the children to dance, and there will be chili-dogs, egg rolls and snacks for sale all evening. A special treat will be arroz con leche, a sweet-drink tradition in Guatemala. The Fiesta is sponsored by Centreville Immigration Forum as an event to highlight the diversity of Centreville, and to raise money for support of the new Centreville Labor Resource Center. At Centreville Fire Station 17, 5856 Old Centreville Road, Centreville.
April 27 and 28
Spring Arts Festival. In conjunction with the City of Fairfax’s Spotlight on the Arts, Truro Church of Fairfax will be hosting its Third Annual Spring Arts Festival. The community is invited to submit work for the Juried Arts Show. Winners will be awarded prize money in separate age categories: elementary school, middle school, high school, and adult. Free, family friendly and professional classes in the arts will be offered on Saturday, April 27. Classes include a variety of visual and performing arts including sculpture, painting, musical theatre, theatre improv, singing, poetry, and art lectures. Visit www.trurochurch.org/springartsfestival.
Chantilly Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Huge selection of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction books, including Russian, Chinese and Korean novels, plus audio/video recordings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Chantilly Regional Library to fund special programs, renovation projects, activities and equipment for the library. Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. For more information, call the library at 703-502-3883 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/events.
Shredding Event. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free technology recycling and paper shredding event. Will be accepting drop-offs of computer and technology equipment and paper to be securely shredded. At 4506 Daly Drive, Chantilly. Visit www.solutionworx.com/recycle
Document Shredding Event. Noon to 3 p.m. Document Shredding Event Fundraiser at Glory Days Grill Centreville, 13850 Braddock Road, Centreville, in the parking lot. Cost is $10 per any size box/bag of documents, staples, folders, personal or business, credit cards, mail. Shredded on the spot in minutes by TrueShred truck. Receive tax receipt, Glory Days Grill appetizer coupon, and blue ribbon. Fundraiser by the Police Unity Tour, Virginia Chapter IV, in honor of fallen Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek Crouse, to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Sponsored by Glory Days Grill, Pohanka Lexus, Franklin's Printing. Questions contact Kevin Whalen, 703-201-4586, firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 28 to 29
Fairfax Fine Art Festival. Free. Over 10,000 pieces of original art will be for sale, including the works of painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, digital artists, glass, fiber and ceramic artists along with creations in mixed-media, metal, and wood. Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. At Fairfax Corner. Visit www.paragonartevents.com/fairfax/ or call Bill Kinney, the Festival Director, 631-421-1590
Brookfield Bike and Hike. 1 to 4 p.m. Open to all Brookfield residents. Enjoy a leisurely bike or hike on the trails in Brookfield. Meet members of the Fairfax County Police Bike Patrol. Volunteers will lead short hikes and short bike rides. Free hotdogs and snacks. Free facepainting. All ages. Meet at the pool parking lot. For more information or to volunteer, contact Bonni@BrookfieldCivic.org. Sponsored by the Brookfield Civic Association.
April 30 to May 19
Art Exhibition. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Exhibition and sale of work by Jackie Elwell, Elaine Florimonte, Debbie Glakas, Lisa Neher, Sarah Swart and Barbara Wagner. Will feature paintings, drawings, sculpture and fine art jewelry. Opening reception is Friday, May 4 from 4 to 9 p.m. Also a Studio Day on Saturday, May 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. Come see the artists at work on May 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. At The Frame Factory, 212 Dominion Road, N.E., Vienna.
Audition Workshop. 6:30 p.m. Westfield Summer Stage celebrates 12 years of summer musicals with the classic Cole Porter musical comedy, "Anything Goes," which makes its way onto the Westfield High School stage for five performances, July 20-28. Prospective cast members should attend an audition workshop on April 30 at 6:30 p.m., when material for the vocal and dance auditions will be taught.
Auditions are May 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Callbacks are May 6 from 12-2 p.m. Rehearsals begin June 20; most are on weekday evenings until the performances in late July. All activities are at Westfield High School, 4700 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly.
Golf Tournament. At Pleasant Valley Golf Club. Proceeds will benefit the Chantilly High School Class of 2015. Visit http://www.fcps.edu/ChantillyHS/indexpdfs/GolfFlyer.pdf.
May 3, 4, 5, 6
Used Book Sale. Featuring 20,000 used books, fiction and nonfiction plus CDs and DVDs. Preview and presale on Thursday, May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Friends of Centreville Library. Sale hours are Friday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, May 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. At the Centreville Regional Library, 14220 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Call 703-830-2223 or visit Friendsofcentrevillelibrary.blogspot.com.
Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With Toast Big Band. Drop-in beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.
Musical Showcase. The Alliance Theatre will present a Musical Showcase. Friday at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. At Mountain View School, 5775 Spindle Court in Centreville. Tickets are $15 at www.thealliancetheatre.org. For details about a special, pre-show event for Scouts, May 5, e-mail email@example.com or call 703-220-8101.
Fundraiser. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Cost is $35/person. Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter fund raiser. All proceeds will benefit animals at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. Features wine and beer tasting, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. At Total Wine & More, Greenbriar Town Center, Chantilly. To register, visit www.ffcas.org
Book Talk and Signing. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. The Fairfax County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presents author Victoria Christopher Murray on her newly released novel, Sinners and Saints. At Sully Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly
E.C. Lawrence Park Turns 30. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. The anniversary celebration will feature fun, family-friendly activities and historical demonstrations. Visitors can make and taste homemade ice cream and churn butter like the Machen family did in years past. Admission to the event is free. At 5040 Walney Road in Chantilly. Call 703-631-0013.
Annual Plant Sale. 8 a.m. to noon. Perennials, annuals and herbs for sale by Centreville Garden Club. Proceeds help maintain planter boxes at Sully Government Center and Centreville Library. Held in front of Giant Food, 5615 Stone Rd., Sully Station, Centreville. Learn more at centrevillegardenclub.blogspot.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 703-830-2942.
Book Talk. 1 to 3 p.m. Fairfax County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. presents a Book Talk and Signing with Victoria Christopher Murray on her newly released novel “Sinners and Saints”. At Sully Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com. by April 30.
May 5 and May 6
Train Displays. HO scale model trains and Lego model trains will be on display and running at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum on Saturday, May 5 from noon - 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 6 from 1 - 4 p.m. The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum is located at 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. For more info on shows, events, tours, community room rental as well as volunteer opportunities, visit www.fairfax-station.org or 703-425-9225. Cost is $3 adults; $1 children.
Monday, May 7
Cotillions Reception. 7:30 p.m. The National League of Junior Cotillions will hold a Parents' at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Junior Cotillion, a youth etiquette and ballroom dance program, invites parents of rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students to a Parents' Reception that will include demonstrations of the skills that are taught in the program and light refreshments. Established in 1978, NLJC has over 450 chapters in nearly 30 states. Contact Michelle Ly at 703-593-0931 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FACETS Opening Doors Breakfast. 7 to 9 a.m. To inform the community about poverty and homelessness efforts in Fairfax. At the Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. To register, visit www.FACETSCares.org or contact Stacy Boden at email@example.com or 703-352-3268.
Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. Drop-in beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. With the band, The Joker's Wild. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. With pianist Adam Golka. Britten’s Sinfonia da Requiem, Debussy’s La Mer, Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Free pre-concert discussion for ticketholders at 7 p.m. Tickets $25-$55. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clifton Caboose Twilight Run. 6 p.m. Register now at www.signmeup.com/80841
Chantilly Day Festival. 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring a parade, a "Taste of Chantilly" food and drink expo, a children's carnival, performance stage, classic car show, business fair, awards ceremony, sunset concert and more. This free event will support a number of organizations, including Chantilly High School and Westfield High School, that will be gearing up for a Battle of the Bands. The event expects to draw 20,000 attendees and over 100 community businesses participants. At the Sully Place Shopping Center in Chantilly.
The festival parade will begin at 9:30am and is open to all community groups who wish to participate. The main festival activities will go from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (followed by a sunset concert), taking place in the parking lots near Babies R Us, K-Mart and Lotte. The detailed schedule of events for Chantilly Day is as follows:
• Parade (9:30 a.m.)
• Business Fair (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
• Taste of Chantilly (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
• Car Show (11 a.m.-3 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m.)
• Children’s Carnival (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
• Main Stage entertainment (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
• Other Performances (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
• Sunset Concert (4-6 p.m.)
• Chantilly-Centreville Chamber of Commerce Awards (12 noon)
Any individuals interested in entering the car show, marching in the parade, providing a silent auction item or asking any questions should contact the event organizers at email@example.com. The event website also has registration information at www.chantillyday.com.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Answers. 7 to 8:30 p.m. At the Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. The seminar is part of its free Spring 2012 Seminars for Family Caregivers series. Caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov, or call 703-324-5205, TTY 711.
Clifton Charity Homes Tour. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Clifton Community Woman's Club (CCWC) presents its
40th Annual Charity Homes Tour, Marketplace and Silent Auction Fundraiser in the surroundings of historic Clifton. Visitors will enjoy diverse homes situated around the area. Culminating the event will be the “Wine Down” from 3 to 6 p.m., featuring live music and the Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Paradise Spring Winery. Advance Tickets $25; Day of Tour Tickets $30; Single Home Admission $10. Lunch will be available at Clifton eateries. The Paradise Springs Winery will also be offering box lunches with a prior RSVP by calling 703-830-9463. For location of ticket sales, visit www.cliftoncwc.org. Or contact Chairperson JoAnne Gallo (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Co-Chairperson Diane Smith (email@example.com)
May 18 and 20
Auditions for "Legally Blonde, The Musical." May 18 from 7 to 10 p.m., and May 20 from 1 to 7 p.m. At Centreville Presbyterian Church, 15450 Lee Highway, Centreville. Callbacks will be held May 21. To audition, actors must pre-register at www.thealliancetheatre.org. Performances will be held July 27 to Aug. 5 at Chantilly High School. Contact Maggie Swan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Carnival. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. St. Andrew the Apostle School will host its Annual Spring Carnival. There will be pony rides, a surf machine, games, prizes, a pre-school play area, great food, live entertainment throughout the day and a silent auction. At St. Andrew the Apostle, 6720 Union Mill Rd. Clifton.
May Week Program. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfax County Alumnae Chapter (FCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its Annual May Week Program. At Fairfax Country Club, 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax. Brigadier General Gwen Bingham will be the guest speaker. Donation: $40. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or visit www.fcacdst.org.
Puma Pounce 5K and Fun Run. Colin Powell Elementary School PTA is sponsoring a Puma Pounce 5K and Fun Run. Race starts at 8;30 a.m. in front of the school. Pre-registration is $20 before April 6; $25/after. Entry forms can be found at www.cpespta.org. Pre-registered runners receive a goodie bag and T-shirt. Email Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
N Gauge Display. 1 to 4 p.m. The Northern Virginia NTRACK members will have a display and N gauge trains running at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. At 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. Cost is $3 for adults; $1 for children. Visit www.fairfax-station.org; phone 703-425-9225.
Tea and Fans. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $25. Sip tea and examine hand-held fans similar to those used by men and women in the 18th and 19th centuries. Decorate your own fan to take home. At Sully Historic Site. Call 703-437-1794.
Brookfield Civic Association Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Shane Ayers from the State Corporation Commission and State Del. Jim LeMunyon. Ayers will present a progress report on natural gas line inspections in the neighborhood and a status of negotiations with WGL. Meeting held at Brookfield Elementary School cafeteria.
SuperDuper Benefit Concert. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $7/door. Benefit concert for Charity Music Inc., a non-profit instrument donation company. 100% of proceeds go towards the organization. They use the donations to provide instruments to children who can’t afford them. Performances by local bands Send the City, All Access, and MADAM Myopia. Acoustic performances by Four Guys and a Piano, Andrew Rohlk, and more. Refreshments for sale. Contact email@example.com for information on donating, performing, volunteering. Check out the page: Facebook.com/SuperDuperBenefit. The event is at Frying Pan Park's Visitor Center, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon.
Competititon Team Auditions. 6 p.m. Dancers should have a strong background in ballet and jazz in order to audition for the following year's team. Dancers should arrive in appropriate ballet attire (black leotard, pink tights, with hair in a bun) and bring all styles of current dance shoes (jazz, ballet, and tap). Interested audition participants must call the Chantilly Studio at (703) 378-1800 to reserve a space. At Creative Dance Center's Chantilly Studio, 14155 Sullyfield Circle, Suite E, Chantilly.
The Movie, "Up." 7:30 p.m. Will be showing as part of "Screen on the Green." Tickets are $3. At Chantilly High School, Stringfellow Road, Chantilly.
June 16 and 17
Renew You Spa and Beauty Expo. Tickets $20. Will offer everything from anti-aging products and health treatment options to day spa services, fitness products, hair care, weight loss options. Will feature "mini-treatments" of 10- to 15-minute sessions that include facials, manicures, pedicures, massages, and skin treatments for as low as $10/treatment. At the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Visit www.renewyouexpo.com.