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Burke/Fairfax Calendar, Aug. 30-Sept. 9

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Han-Mee Artist Association of Greater Washington, D.C. presents Blurring Boundaries at the Lorton Workhouse starting Friday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept. 23. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Email scotthabes@lortonarts.org for more information.

Blurring Boundaries

Han-Mee Artist Association of Greater Washington, D.C. presents Blurring Boundaries at the Lorton Workhouse starting Friday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept. 23. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Email scotthabes@lortonarts.org for more information.

Thursday/Aug. 30

Activist Group. 7-9 p.m., at Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. The Sierra Club/Great Falls welcomes all to learn about the Dominion Virginia Power Coal to Clean Energy Campaign and planning to bring offshore wind and solar energy to Virginia. Pizza and drinks provided. 703-506-4310.

Friday/Aug. 31

Slightly Something. 7:30 p.m., at Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria. Come enjoy pop music. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Alte Kameraden "AUG-toberfest" Concert. 7:30 p.m., at Lake Accotink Park, Springfield. Enjoy a German band outdoor concert. www.fairfaxband.org.

Saturday/Sept. 1

150th anniversary of the Battle of Ox Hill Commemoration. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Ox Hill Battlefield Park, 4134 West Ox Road, Fairfax. Civil War re-enactors make artillery and infantry demonstrations; a souvenir craft available for children. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/oxhill.

Public Reception: Han-Mee Artists, Blurring Boundaries. 5-7 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. The Korean American Artists Association of Greater Washington, DC, an organization for artists of Korean heritage. Exhibit open Aug. 31-Sept. 23. www.workhousearts.org.

Monday/Sept. 3

Children’s Music Performance Series. 10:30 a.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. First and third Mondays of each month. Free admission. 703-352-2787 or www.fairfaxarts.org.

Fourth Annual Doggie Splashdown. 7 p.m., at Fairfax Swimming Pool, 4200 Roberts Road, Fairfax. The fourth annual Doggie Splashdown benefits the Humane Society of Fairfax County and your pet. Keep dogs on leashes until event begins. $5 suggested donation. 703-273-1342 or betsyd@fairfaxpool.com.

Tuesday/Sept. 4

Encore Chorale of Potomac Academy. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Drive, Fairfax. For singers age 55+. http://encorecreativity.org

Fairfax Old Town Hall Gallery Art Show. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Tuesdays and Wednesdays the September Fairfax Art League exhibit opens to the public on the second floor. www.fairfaxva.gov.

Wednesday/Sept. 5

Encore Chorale of Springfield. 1:30 - 3 p.m. Messiah United Methodist Church, 6215 Rolling Road, Springfield. For singers age 55+. http://encorecreativity.org

Fairfax Old Town Hall Gallery Art Show. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Tuesdays and Wednesdays the September Fairfax Art League exhibit opens to the public on the second floor. www.fairfaxva.gov.

Friday/Sept. 7

13 the Musical. 7:30 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. http://www.metrotheater.org.

Saturday/Sept. 8

Burke Centre Festival. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at the Conservancy Festival Grounds, 6060 Burke Centre Pkwy. Amusement rides, craft show, Mustang raffle, face painting, festival food, flash mob dance, live entertainment (dancers, singers, sorts demos), misting tents, puppet shows, book talks, a wine garden and wildlife shows. www.burkecentreweb.com.

Fair Oaks Mall Home & Lifestyle Expo. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Grand Court in Fair Oaks Mall, off I-66 at Route 50, Fairfax. Free and open to the public. 703-359--8302 or www.ShopFair.Oaks.Mall.com.

Wakefield Skate Park Opening. 11 a.m., Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. Watch demos, enjoy light refreshments and live music and hear brief remarks by officials as they cut the ribbon. 703-324-8662 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/skatepark.

13 the Musical. 4 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. http://www.metrotheater.org.

Sunday/Sept. 9

Burke Centre Festival. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Conservancy Festival Grounds, 6060 Burke Centre Pkwy. Amusement rides, craft show, Mustang raffle, face painting, festival food, flash mob dance, live entertainment (dancers, singers, sorts demos), misting tents, puppet shows, a wine garden and wildlife shows. www.burkecentreweb.com

Fair Oaks Mall Home & Lifestyle Expo. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Grand Court in Fair Oaks Mall, off I-66 at Route 50, Fairfax. Free and open to the public. 703-359--8302 or www.ShopFair.Oaks.Mall.com.

Volunteers for Change Orientation. Noon-1 p.m., at the Volunteer Fairfax Office, 10530 Page Ave., Fairfax. A volunteer program for busy professionals, students, stay-at-home moms/dads or anyone with limited time featuring a flexible calendar of fun weekend and weekday evening projects. RSVP at 703-246-3895 or e-mail jkivlin@volunteerfairfax.org.

Model Train Display. 1-4 p.m. 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK group will have running table top (T- Trak) model trains at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. $3 for adults; $1 for children. 703-425-9225, www.fairfax-station.org.

“Rebuilding the Pentagon.” 2 p.m., at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main Street, Fairfax. Construction Project Manager Walker Lee Evey will discuss the massive rebuilding project in the year following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon. 703-385-8414.