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Calendar (Burke/Fairfax/Lorton/Springfield)

June 22-29.

Friday/June 22

Joan Sebastian and Pepe Aguilar. 9 p.m. Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Latin music equestrian show. $64-$144, available at www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Esencia Tropical. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Salsa. Free. 703-324-7469.

New York Philharmonic Cellist Wei Yu. 7:30 p.m. Truro Anglican Church, 10520 Main St., Fairfax. Cellist Wei Yu and pianist Keuna Lee, performing a variety of works for cello and piano. Free, donations accepted to benefit Sudan Sunrise, www.sudansunrise.org. 703-273-1300.

Friday Friends Book Group. 4 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Scat by Carl Hiaasen. Age 8-12. 703-249-1520.

Brooklyn-based Artist, Matt Cranstoun’s Musical Performance. 7 p.m. Epicure Cafe, 11213-A Lee Highway, Fairfax.

Nothin’ Fancy. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria. Bluegrass. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Folsom Prisoners. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Classic country. Free. 703-324-7469.

Shabbat Under the Stars with Congregation Adat Reyim. 6:30 p.m. 6500 Westbury Oaks Court, Springfield. Bring your own picnic-style dairy/parve meal to the Synagogue. www.adatreyim.org/

Saturday/June 23

L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Day. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Occoquan Regional Park, 9751 Ox Road, Lorton. Visitors will learn about and try new outdoor activities.

Germans in the Civil War. 2 p.m. Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Ruediger Lentz of the German-American Heritage Foundation presents "Seen through the Eyes of German-American Caricaturists: The American Civil War." Free. 703-591-0560.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra OTO String Quartet. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax. Showcasing the techniques and qualities of string instruments. Free. 703-324-7469.

Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice for home gardeners. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Plant clinics to answer your gardening questions. Adults. 703-978-5600.

"Rapunzel." 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Studio 3 Theatre for Young Audiences, Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. A lost prince, a two-headed monster, an unscrupulous baker, a lonely witch and a flaxen-tressed maiden. $8-$12. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Ruthie & the Wranglers. 7 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Roots/rock. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Flea Market. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. VRE Commuter Rail Parking Lot, 6900 Hechinger Drive, Springfield. Sponsored by Springfield-Franconia Lions Club. Vendor fee $20 per parking space. Proceeds benefit local charities. 703-569-3074 or http://sfhostlions.org/fleamkt.html.

Hummingbirds: Jewels of the Garden. 1 p.m. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Learn about hummingbirds and create a garden habitat. $20. Register at 703-642-5173.

Survival Strategies. 9:30 a.m. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Placement and management of perennial plants. $18. Register at 703-642-5173.

Sunday/June 24

Demi Lovato and Hot Chelle Rae. 7 p.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $30 lawn. www.wolftrap.com.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Backstage Buzz Artist Panels. 3 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bringing the opera to life. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

Unmentionables: 19th Century Undergarments. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Display and discussion of 19th century female undergarments. Age 13 and up. Full English tea available. $10-$30. Reserve at 703-941-7987.

Evening Stroll. 8 p.m. Huntley Meadows Park, Harrison Lane and Lockheed Blvd. in Alexandria. See fireflies, owls and bats. Age 6 and up. $6. Register at 703-768-2525.

Dragonflies. 9 a.m. Huntley Meadows Park, Harrison Lane and Lockheed Blvd. in Alexandria. Dragonflies’ life cycle, behavior and identification. $6. Register at 703-768-2525.

Monday/June 25

An Evening with Iona. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Upcycle Your Clothes. 2:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring jeans, t-shirt, high tops or similar clothing and embellish. Bring two items of clothing per teen. Presented by Shannyn Snyder of Whispering Eden. Age 13-18. 703-249-1520.

Meet Martha Washington, Dolley Madison and Patsy Jefferson. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Margie Schoenberg uses colonial garb, dolls and other items as she describes the lives of these three Virginia women. Children. 703-293-6227.

Upcycle Your Clothes. 2:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring jeans, t-shirt, high tops or similar clothing and embellish. Bring two items of clothing per teen. Presented by Shannyn Snyder of Whispering Eden. Age 13-18. 703-249-1520.

Dream Big and Read. 2:30 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Magician Mike Klee leads a magical adventure. Age 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Tuesday/June 26

Hot Peas ’N Butter. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. English and Spanish lyrics in a mix of jazz, rock, and pop. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Tuesday Night Book Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. The Academie by Amy Joy. Goodreads reviewers give it four stars. Ages 15-18. 703-249-1520.

Tales to Tails. 4:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Read aloud to Chelsea, a trained therapy dog. Age 6-12. 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.

Tuesday Night Book Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. The Academie by Amy Joy. Goodreads reviewers give it four stars. Ages 15-18. 703-249-1520.

Things That Go Boom. 7 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Sound effects, colorful chemistry and good vibrations with Mad Science. Age 6-12. 703-971-0010.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Practice and improve your English. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Wednesday/June 27

Hot Peas ’N Butter. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. English and Spanish lyrics in a mix of jazz, rock, and pop. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Create a Comic Book. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Hands-on workshop with graphic artist Matt Dembicki. Age 12-18. 703-293-6227.

Hangover Royale. 7:30 p.m. Lee District Park Amphitheater, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. Swing. Free. 703-324-7469.

Learning English. 10:15 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-339-4610.

Daytime Book Discussion. 12:15 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve. Adults. 703-339-4610.

Hula with Mokihana. 2:30 p.m. Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Experience traditional Hawaiian music. All ages. Sign up each child and adult separately. 703-339-7385.

Travel Club. 1 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Bring lunch and enjoy a lively discussion. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Thursday/June 28

Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Young dancers accompanied by Celtic music.

The Skatalites and Murphy's Kids. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Vocal Colors. 6:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Filene Young Artists perform. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Practice English with other adults and improve your skills. 703-249-1520.

GW Mammovan. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sheehy Ford/Nissan Springfield, 6727 Loisdale Road, Springfield. Free mammograms for those without accepted health insurance coverage. For who are women over age 40, have not had a mammogram in 12 months, have not been previously treated for breast cancer or have knowledge of existing lumps; and not have breast implants. Appointments required at 202-741-3252.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Practice English with other adults and improve your skills. 703-249-1520.

Learning English. 7 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-339-4610.

Reptiles Alive. 7 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. See a giant python, an alligator and other awesome reptiles from around the world. Age 6-12. 703-451-8055.

Workhouse Farmers Market. 3:30 -7 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Visit the Workhouse Farmers Market every Thursday for locally grown fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats and poultry, and local foods from breads and cheeses to salsa and sausage. www.workhousearts.org.

Friday/June 29

Marah. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Eric Brace and Peter Cooper. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Country melodies and lyrics. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Don Giovanni. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

Cheryl Wheeler. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Folk music singer/songwriter. Free. 703-324-7469.

Anthony James Band. 7:30 p.m. Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria. Southern rock. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Radio King Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. With The Fabulous Pincurl Girls. Big band music. Free. 703-324-7469.

Preschool Story Time. 11 a.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-971-0010.