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Weekly Entertainment (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

May 24-31.

Send announcements to mclean@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday for the following week's paper. Photos/artwork encouraged.

Thursday/May 24

Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves. 10 a.m. Flint Hill Cemetery, Route 123 between Hibbard St. and Courthouse Road, Vienna. The American Legion Auxiliary of Vienna welcomes volunteers to help decorate veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. Meet inside the cemetery beside the tool shed. All welcome. 703-938-1379.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 2 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the basics of the Internet, Word and Excel. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

One-on-One English Practice. 2 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Call for appointment with an ESL volunteer. Adults. 703-242-4020.

eBook/eReader Instruction. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn about library ebooks and how to access them with your compatible device. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Mother Goose. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories, songs and fingerplays. Birth to 23 months with adult. 703-293-6227.

Dangermuffin and David Mayfield Parade. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

"Sleuth." 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Providence Players in a whodunit classic. $15-$18. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

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.

"Flora the Red Menace." 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. A musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, set in the Great Depression. $15-$30. www.1ststagetysons.org.

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

"Sleuth." 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Providence Players in a whodunit classic. $15-$18. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

Saturday/May 26

Model Railroad (HO Scale) Open House and Display at Via Vienna Days. 1-5 p.m. Historic Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE, Vienna. The layout depicts the Western North Carolina Railroad (now a portion of the Norfolk Southern) during the period of transition from steam to diesel. Free, donations accepted. www.nvmr.org or 703-938-5157.

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.

"Flora the Red Menace." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. A musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, set in the Great Depression. $15-$30. www.1ststagetysons.org.

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.

Plant Clinic hosted by the Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Answers to gardening questions. Adults. 703-790-8088.

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.

"Sleuth." 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Providence Players in a whodunit classic. $15-$18. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

Sunday/May 27

Model Railroad (HO Scale) Open House and Display at Via Vienna Days. 1-5 p.m. Historic Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE, Vienna. The layout depicts the Western North Carolina Railroad (now a portion of the Norfolk Southern) during the period of transition from steam to diesel. Free, donations accepted. www.nvmr.org or 703-938-5157.

"Flora the Red Menace." 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tyson’s Corner. A musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, set in the Great Depression. $15-$30. www.1ststagetysons.org.

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

National Men’s Chorus Memorial Day Concert. 5 p.m. Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. With Artistic Director Thomas Beveridge, pianist Thomas Pandolfi and oprganist Paul Skevington. Patriotic music, including a selection of songs from WWII. Adults $15, students and children free. 202-244-7191 or www.nationalmenschorus.org.

Music Friends' Concerts Final Season Concert. 3 p.m. Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean. Young Soloists recital, featuring pianists Anna Wang, David DiMeglio and Grace Wang plus violinist Mabelle Young-eun Park, in a program of classical music. Free. 703-620-9535 or 703-324-8344.

"Sleuth." 2 p.m. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Providence Players in a whodunit classic. $15-$18. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

Monday/May 28

Memorial Day Ceremony. 11 a.m. Freedom Memorial, Great Falls Library at 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Sponsored by Great Falls Freedom Memorial Committee, with speaker LCDR John A. "Sandy" Pidgeon, a retired Navy SEAL. Boy Scout Troop 55 will raise the flags. 703-759-3282.

Photographers’ Field Day. 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Join area photographers and Meadowlark staff for a day of learning and field shoots. $5. www.nvrpa.org or 703-255-3631.

Twilight Hike. 8:30 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Learn the history of the property, the wildlife and plant life. $5 admission fee, hike is free. Photographers welcome. Reservations required at 703-255-3631.

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

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute Internet training session with a technology volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

Book Talk for Book Lovers. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Adults. 703-790-8088.

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

Wednesday/May 30

Who Hatches from Eggs. 10:30 a.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Discover the many kinds of animals that lay eggs. Activities, songs, and stories. Presented by Riverbend Park. Children. 703-356-0770.

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

Thursday/May 31

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

"Sleuth." 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Providence Players in a whodunit classic. $15-$18. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

"Another Op'nin', Another Show." 7:30 p.m. Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Langley choirs perform selections from Wicked, Hair, Chicago, Shrek the Musical, Sweeney Todd, Once on This Island, Spamalot and more. $10. smayman@verizon.net.