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Weekly Entertainment (Reston/Herndon)

June 22-29

Friday/June 22

“Flowers for Algernon." 8 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. After experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, a man’s life is changed forever. $20. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

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.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles. 8 p.m. Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Performing from the Beatles catalogue $42 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org or 703-255-1868.

School’s Out Luau. 4-8 p.m. Golf Course Island Pool, 11301 Links Drive. Free. 703-476-4500.

Saturday/June 23

“Fairy Tale Courtroom” by Dana Proulx. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The audience is the judge and jury for the Wolf and the Witch in this interactive comedy. $8. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

“Flowers for Algernon.” 8 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. After experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, a man’s life is changed forever. $20. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

U.S. Air Force Band “Max Impact.” 7 p.m. Arrowbrook Centre Park, 2351 Field Point Road, Herndon. Rock music. Free. 703-324-7469.

Rocknoceros. 6 p.m. Arrowbrook Centre Park, 2351 Field Point Road, Herndon. Children’s music featuring Boogie Bennie, Coach Cotton and Williebob. Free. 703-324-7469.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra OTO Woodwind Quartet. 10 a.m. Lake Fairfax Park Amphitheater, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston. Showcasing five reed instruments. Free. 703-324-7469.

Dinosaurs Galore. 2 p.m. Cub Run Rec Center, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. Age 3-7. Follow a naturalist and explore the prehistoric world. $5. Register at 703-817-9407.

The Fabulettes. 7:30 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Market St., Reston. Pop, rock and soul of the 1960s. www.restontowncenter.com.

Creature Teacher. 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Meet and learn about all kinds of animals. Presented by Bar C Ranch. All ages. Sign up each child and adult separately. 703-689-2700.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles. 8 p.m. Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Performing from the Beatles catalogue $42 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org or 703-255-1868.

Author Bryan Gruley. 5 p.m. Barnes & Noble in Reston, 1851 Fountain Drive, Reston. Signing for “The Skeleton Box”, by the author of the Starvation Lake mystery series. www.bryangruley.com.

Family Fun Entertainment Series: Percussion Discussion. 10-10:45 a.m. Reston Town Square Park, Corner of Market Street and Explorer Street. This show snares you into learning about the world of percussion with comedic demonstrations and audience participation. Free. 703-476-4500.

Sunday/June 24

“Flowers for Algernon.” 7 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. After experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, a man’s life is changed forever. $20. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

“Fairy Tale Courtroom” by Dana Proulx. 2 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. The audience is the judge and jury for the Wolf and the Witch in this interactive comedy. $8. www.eldenstreetplayers.org

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.

Artist’s Reception. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1625 Wiehle Ave., Reston. “Environs,” recent work by Reston-based artist Pam Coulter. Free, refreshements served. 703-956-9155 or www.PamCoulterArt.com.

Creatures of the Chesapeake Bay. 2 - 3 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Reston is in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Join an educator from Under the Sea to learn about the ecology of the Chesapeake, and meet and touch live creatures native to the bay. RSVP by June 21. $7-$10. All ages. naturecenter@reston.org.

Monday/June 25

Fun with Jonathan Austin. 2:30 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun. Age 6-12. 703-689-2700.

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.

Baby Steps Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Interactive storytime. Age 12-23 months with adult. 703-689-2700.

Reston Kids Book Discussion. 3 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Ask for title. Age 8-10. 703-689-2700.

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.

Open Mic Night. 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern, 697 Spring St., Herndon. Every Wednesday. Register your band at BluesSlide@aol.com or 703-593-5206. www.jimmystavern.com.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra OTO Brass Quintet. 11 a.m. Frying Pan Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. How valves, slides and tubing shape musical tones. Free. 703-324-7469.

Busia Bear’s Sensational Summer Films. 7 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join Busia for an hour of family fun films. All ages. Sign up each child and adult separately. 703-689-2700.

Thursday/June 28

“Flowers for Algernon.” 8 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. After experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, a man’s life is changed forever. $20. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

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

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.

Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven. 7:30 p.m. Frying Pan Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. African-American gospel. Free. 703-324-7469.

Rocknoceros Presents: Colonel Purple Turtle. 2:30 p.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Join Coach Cotton, Williebob and Boogie Woogie for a rockin’ good time. All ages. Sign up each child and adult separately. 703-437-8855.

Friday/June 29

“Flowers for Algernon.” 8 p.m. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. After experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, a man’s life is changed forever. $20. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

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.

King Teddy. 8:30-9 p.m. drop-in beginner swing lesson; 9 p.m.-12 a.m. dance. Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. At the intersection of swing, rockabilly and jump blues is where you’ll find King Teddy, happily hanging out and humming Beatles tunes. $15.