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Centreview Calendar 8/29

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Tuesday Nights

World-Class Jazz. 6-9 p.m. Paul Langosch on bass and Rick Whitehead on guitar. At the Copper Canyon, 5815 Trinity Pkwy. Call 703-830-6600 for reservations.

Wednesday Nights

Men’s Chorus. 7:30-10 p.m. Sing "Acappella" with the Fairfax Jubil-Aires men’s barbershop chorus. Members of the Barbershop Harmony Society. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church (West), 13421 Twin Lakes Dr. Visit www.fairfaxjubilaires.org or contact Aaron Watts at 703-793-7166 or adwatts78@yahoo.com.

Saturday/Sept. 8

How to Create Fresh Flower Bouquets. 10 a.m. Learn how to take beautiful flowers and arrange them into a beautiful display to bring a focal point and an artistic touch to any room. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Home & Lifestyle Expo. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fair Oaks Mall, immediately off I-66 at Route 50 (Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy). The Expo will feature more than 20 exhibitors focusing on products and services for residential buyers for use in and around the home in the fall and winter months. Free and open to the public. Visit www.ShopFair.Oaks.Mall.com or call 703-359-8302.

Sunday/Sept. 9

CVHS Fundraiser. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Support the Wildcat Band at the car wash. Colonnade Shell Gas Station, 5784 Union Mill Rd, Centreville. Students are raising funds towards their spring trip and for band programs.

Home & Lifestyle Expo. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fair Oaks Mall, immediately off I-66 at Route 50 (Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy). The Expo will feature more than 20 exhibitors focusing on products and services for residential buyers for use in and around the home in the fall and winter months. Free and open to the public. Visit www.ShopFair.Oaks.Mall.com or call 703-359-8302.

Saturday/Sept. 15

Build the Lawn of Your Dreams. David Yost, Merrifield Plant Specialist will provide the know-how to create a beautiful lawn. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Monday/Sept. 17

GFWC-Western Fairfax County Woman’s Club First Meeting. 7 p.m. In meeting room of the Total Wine store in the Greenbriar Plaza Shopping Center, 13055-C Lee Jackson Highway, Chantilly. Meet members, learn more about the Club and its programs, and a wine tasting. To register for this event, contact Lucy Smith at 703-587-7543 by Sept. 14.

Saturday/Sept. 22

NAMIWalks Northern Virginia 2012! Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Check-in at 9:30 a.m. and start time at 10 a.m. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Northern Virginia is a non-profit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy programs for individuals with mental illness and their families. The walk is 1.5 miles long. Registration is now open for both teams and walkers. Visit www.namiwalks.org/NorthernVirginia to register.

“Rally for Roses.” 1-6 p.m. The Potomac Rose Society and Arlington Rose Foundation will host the Colonial District Rose Show and Competition at Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Irish Folk Festival. Noon-7 p.m. Free. Sponsored by the CCE O'Neill Malcom Branch with support from the City Commission on the Arts, the 17th annual festival will highlight performances from traditional Irish fiddle players direct from County Donegal, Ireland. And there will be live traditional Irish music and dance at both the Sherwood Community Center at Van Dyck Park, 3740 Old Lee Hwy, and the Auld Shebeen Irish Pub, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd. Rain or shine. Visit www.ccepotomac.org or call 703-919-1031.

Sunday/Sept. 23

“Rally for Roses.” 1-6 p.m. The Potomac Rose Society and Arlington Rose Foundation will host the Colonial District Rose Show and Competition at Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Sept. 29

FX Live. 6 p.m. Families will experience Biblical truths communicated through special effects and illustrative interaction. At Centreville Baptist Church, 15100 Lee Hwy. Contact Marlene Hale at 703-830-3333 x 105 or marlene.hale@cbcva.org

Bulbs, Annuals and Perennials. 10 a.m. Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist, will combine bulbs, which need to be planted this fall, with annuals and perennials for long-lasting displays of coordinated color and interest. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Oct. 6

Historic Civil War Tour. Tour of Blackburn Battlefield, sections of Confederate Military Railroad, the historic residence of Mount Gilead, the Stuart-Mosby Museum, St. John Episcopal Church and Cemetery and Confederate earthworks in and around Centreville. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Transportation will be by caravan from the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum at 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. Wear good walking shoes. $25 for Museum members; $30 non-members; $10 children up to 14. Contact John at 703-978-3371.

Curb Appeal. 10 a.m. Join Seth Warner, Merrifield Landscape Designer, and learn about trees and shrubs to provide structure and year-round interest and colorful annuals and perennials to add seasonal splashes of color. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Oct. 13

Chrysanthemum Show. 2-5 p.m. Hosted by the Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Sunday/Oct. 14

Chrysanthemum Show. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hosted by the Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Oct. 20

Gardening Just for Kids. 10 a.m. This seminar is ideal for kids (ages 6-12) who love to garden and get dirty. Each student will bring home a pumpkin that they’ve planted with flowers. Parents must be present. Pre-registration required. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Oct. 27

Layered Gardening. 10 a.m. David Culp is the master of the layered garden, and he’ll share his design techniques so you’ll be able to enjoy color and interest in your garden throughout the year. He’ll also autograph copies of his new book, “The Layered Garden.” At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Nov. 17

Christmas Floral Designs. 10 a.m. Learn how to make beautiful and creative holiday arrangements with artificial greens, flowers and berries. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.

Saturday/Dec. 1

Decorating with Holiday Greens. 10 a.m. Learn how to bring the beauty and fragrance of the holiday season into your home with fresh cut pine, holly, cedar, boxwood, magnolia and other plants. Peg Bier will inspire you with her creative ideas and lovely displays. At Merrifield Gardens at Fair Oaks, 12101 Lee Hwy.