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Calendar (Burke/Fairfax/Lorton/Springfield)

May 25-31.

Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

Friday/May 25

An Evening with Steve Forbert at 7 p.m.; In The Lobby Bar with The Blackjacks at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

"The 39 Steps." 8 p.m. Workhouse Theatre, Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. A mysterious woman and an ordinary man are caught in an international espionage ring. $15-$20. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Friday Friends Book Club. 4 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. The Jacket by Andrew Clements. Ages 8-12. 703-249-1520.

Saturday/May 26

"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.

Strawberry Social. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cranford UM Church, 9912 Old Cholchester Road, Lorton. BBQ, hotdogs, cole slaw, chips, beverages. ice cream and strawberries and more. Bake sale, drawing for strawberry-related basket. Takeout available. 703-339-5382.

"The 39 Steps." 8 p.m. Workhouse Theatre, Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. A mysterious woman and an ordinary man are caught in an international espionage ring. $15-$20. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Virginia Grand Military Band. 8 p.m. Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. "Memorial Day Salute" performing works by Sousa, Gilmore and Liszt. With John Philip Sousa IV. Adults $20, band directors, students and under 18 free. 703-426-4777 or www.vgmb.com.

Sierra Club Hike. 10:15 a.m. Mason Neck State Park Visitor Center, 7301 High Point Road, Lorton. 5.5 mile hike on maintained trails. Vehicle entrance fee $4. Bring water and lunch. No pets. Non-members are welcome. hencom75@msn.com or 703-451-7965.

Children’s Show: The Smithsonian and Jammin Java present Shine & the Moonbeams. 10:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

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.

Vivacious, Bandits & Beggars and Crush Atlantic at 6 p.m.; Bands and Beats: Dia2ill, Maple, Raw Auras and Cigar Etiquette at 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Sunday/May 27

"The 39 Steps." 2 p.m. Workhouse Theatre, Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. A mysterious woman and an ordinary man are caught in an international espionage ring. $15-$20. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Ketura, The Storyboard and Typefighter. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Monday/May 28

In The Lobby Bar: A Couple of A-holes present Comedy Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Tuesday/May 29

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

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

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Wednesday/May 30

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

Wildlife Wednesdays. 4:30 p.m. Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Stream study. For age 3-6. $6. Register at 703-451-9588.

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

Thursday/May 31

Story Time. 10 a.m. Caribou Coffee, 11947 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. With Miss Elise, children’s director at Fairfax Circle Church, reading "Little Bear’s Dragon" by Jane Hissey. 703-815-2001.

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

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

Friends of the Richard Byrd Library Book Sale. 1-9 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. All ages. 703-451-8055.

Used Book Sale. 3-9 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Purchases help fund valuable library programs. christine.peterson@hotmail.com.

Kopecky Family Band and MyNameIsJohnMichael. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

"A Foreign Affair" Concert. 7 p.m. Lake Braddock High School. 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Non-American musicians, including the Beatles, Queen, Adele, and more. $5. spehrsson@cox.net.