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Weekly Entertainment (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

March 29-April 5

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Thursday/March 29

Art History Lecture Series. 10 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Third of four Introductory Art History Lectures. 801-361-5464.

Nneka and Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Annual 10th District Congressional Art Show. 6-8 p.m. George Washington University Loudoun County Campus, Bldg. 2, 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn. Hosted by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th). Featuring works by area high school students. All submitted artwork will remain on display at the GWU campus until April 19. The winning piece will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside other "Best in Show" entries from congressional districts across the country. 540-667-0990 or Wolf.house.gov.

"A View from the Bridge." 7 p.m. McLean High School, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean. Tragedy by Arthur Miller. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. mcleantheatrecompany@gmail.com.

Friday/March 30

Family Flashlight Egg Hunt. 7 p.m. Glyndon Park, 300 Glyndon St. N.E., Vienna. Visit with the Easter Bunny and jump in the moon bounce. $3, free for children under 12 months. Maximum six tickets per family. Tickets available at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, S.E. beginning March 10. 703-255-6360.

"Side Man." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

March Into Spring with Native Run and Friends. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. All ages and skill levels welcome. 703-757-8560.

Saturday/March 31

Mac Miller with The Cool Kids and The Come Ups. 8 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. A rapper from Pittsburgh, Pa. Tickets $25-$35 at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities at 703-993-3035. www.patriotcenter.com.

Children’s Shows: The Smithsonian and Jammin Java present Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

March Into Spring with Native Run and Marcus Hummon. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Free parking and admission. FPHL101@gmail.com or 703/938-0405.

"Side Man." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Old Fashioned Easter Egg Roll. 10:30 a.m. Freeman Store, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. For age 12 and under with parents. Includes an Egg Roll, the Easter Bunny and a storyteller. Sponsored by Historic Vienna, Inc. Free. 703-938-5187 or www.historicviennainc.org.

VITA Tax Assistance. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. IRS-certified volunteers help taxpayers who earned up to $50k. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Mega Match-a-thon Adoption Event. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax. All cats and dogs will receive a free spay/neuter prior to being adopted. Dog adoptions for the event will cost $40 and cat adoption $20. Sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 703-830-1100.

Sunday/April 1

"Side Man." 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. Turmoil in a jazz musician’s family as his career crumbles at the dawn of rock-and-roll. $25. 703-854-1856 or www.1ststagetysons.org.

Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Adoption Event. 1-4 p.m. PetSmart, 8204 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner. Adoption events every Sunday. http://lostdogrescue.org/ and click on Adoptions.

Used Book Sale. 12 a.m.-2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Free parking and admission. FPHL101@gmail.com or 703/938-0405.

TBS and Mercury Rising at 1:30 p.m.; An Evening With Willy Porter at 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Mega Match-a-thon Adoption Event. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax. All cats and dogs will receive a free spay/neuter prior to being adopted. Dog adoptions for the event will cost $40 and cat adoption $20. Sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 703-830-1100.

Young Soloists Recital. 3 p.m. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With violinist Jehshua Karunakaran, cellist Nicolette Cho and pianists Faith Ellen Lam and Clara Guo. Presented by the Music Friends of the Fairfax County Public Library. Free. 703-620-9535 or 703-324-8344.

Children’s Spring Festival. 2-4:30 p.m. Great Falls Village Centre. Hay ride, games, bounces and more. Egg Hunt at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Great Falls Optimist Club and Adeler Jewelers. www.greatfallsoptimist.org.

Monday/April 2

10th District Job Fair. 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Harper Park Middle School, 701 Potomac Station Drive, Leesburg. Hosted by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th). Participants include American Systems, AXA Advisors, Cox Communications, Cubic Corp, George Washington University, Janelia Farm Medical Research Institute, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, MAIS, Serco Inc., STG Inc., Synteras, Telos Corp, Thermo Fisher Scientific, the U.S. Secret Service and the Virginia State Police. Free. 703-709-5800 or wolf.house.gov.

April Fools Stand-Up Show. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Tuesday/April 3

Tom Lohrmann, Bandits & Beggars and Brightwork. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Wednesday/April 4

Bunny Bonanza. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Heritage Farm Museum, Claude Moore Park, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Interact with live rabbits, meet the Easter Bunny, and enjoy hands-on exhibits and crafts for all ages. Discover opportunities to volunteer to work with animals in our area. $3-$5. www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot circle, Fairfax. "Fully Charged." Pre-show Party one hour before show time, free to ticket holders. $14-$30. 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

Daughter of Stars and Westmain. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com

Photography Lecture. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Photographic Society, Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna. With photographer Marty LaVor, who has photographed every president since Richard Nixon. Free. 703-451-7298.

George Winston. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. New Orleans R&B oriented, melodic folk piano and stride piano. Includes canned food drive. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Vienna Arts Society Demonstration: Art in Bloom. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W, Vienna. Artists will demonstrate watercolor techniques to paint floral still lifes. Exhibition hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, April 3-29. Free. 703-319-3971 or www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.

Thursday/April 5

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot circle, Fairfax. "Fully Charged." Pre-show Party one hour before show time, free to ticket holders. $14-$30. 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

Art History Lecture Series. 10 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 801-361-5464.

Aztec Two-Step 40th Anniversary Tour CD Release. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

George Winston. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. New Orleans R&B oriented, melodic folk piano and stride piano. Includes canned food drive. $35. www.wolftrap.org.