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Weekly Entertainment (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

May 31-June 7.

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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.

Friday/June 1

"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.

Rocknoceros Happy Family Hour at 7 p.m.; The Mantras, Moogatu and Aarodynamics at 10 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.

Vienna Arts Society Opening Reception. 7:30 p.m. Sweet City Desserts, 131 A Maple Ave. West, Vienna. Watercolor and acrylic paintings, light refreshments. 703-319-3971 or www.ViennaArtsSociety.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.

Saturday/June 2

McLean Symphony's Season Finale Concert. 7:30 p.m. Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Beethoven's 9th Symphony Choral Finale ("Ode to Joy"), four guest soloists, the McLean Symphony Festival Singers and members of the Puccini America Opera Chorus. $5-$25. mail@mclean-symphony.org or 703-991-7197.

Children’s Show: the grandsons, Jr. 10:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Cartoon Johnny at 2 p.m.; Mary Fahl (October Project) at 7 p.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.

America Sings with Russian Strings. 7:30 p.m. Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. The Washington Balalaika Society and The Reston Chorale present a musical journey from the Volga to the Shenandoah. $15-$25. www.balalaika.org or www.restonchorale.org.

Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike , Falls Church. Books, magazines and media. TysonsLibraryFriends@gmail.com or 703-790-4031.

Cartoon Johnny at 2 p.m.; Mary Fahl (October Project) at 7 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.

Flea Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. With food and a bake sale. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

Country Western Dance. 8:30-11 p.m. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Line dance lesson 7:30 p.m., couples lesson 8 p.m. $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org.

Charity Missions Yard Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Road, Vienna. Household items, linens, rugs, clothes, books, toys, garden tools, exercise equipment, electronics and more. Proceeds benefit church missions. 703-759-3509.

Dancing Under the Stars. Colvin Run Community Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Black Tie Gala celebrating Great Falls and 80th Anniversary of dancing at Colvin Run Community Center. Cocktails and hors d'oeurves. Dance demonstration 7 p.m., open dance 8-11 p.m. dance with Mike Surratt & The ECB. $65. Portion of proceeds donated to Analemma Society's Observatory Park. 703-759-2685 or www.colvinrun.org.

Sunday/June 3

Amadeus Concerts: Russian Retrospective. 4 p.m. Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. With conductor A. Scott Wood and pianist Rachel Franklin. Shostakovich's "Piano Concert No. 2," Prokofiev's "Classical Symphony" and Tchaikovsky's "Mozartiana". $25, age 17 and under free. www.amadeusconcerts.com.

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.

"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.

Book Sale. 1-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike , Falls Church. Bag sale/ clearance. TysonsLibraryFriends@gmail.com or 703-790-4031.

Painting in the Park. 1-4 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. Participate in an outdoor art activity to celebrate MPA's 50 years of connecting art and community. Abrakadoodle will conduct art projects. Free and open to the public. www.mpaart.org or 703-790-1953.

Grand Finale Concert. 3 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. American Youth Symphonic Orchestra, conductor Carl J. Bianchi; American Youth Philharmonic, music director and conductor Daniel Spalding; pianist AnnaMaria Mottola. $10-$14. www.aypo.org or 703-642-8051.

Pet Blessing. 2 p.m. Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. All pets and their owners will be given a special blessing charm as well as a certificate of blessing. A dog wash will also be held beginning at 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 2 in the church parking lot. Prizes for best dressed and owner look alike contests. www.antiochdoc.org or 703-938-6753.

Blacksmith Demonstration. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Colvin Run Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road, McLean. Watch the blacksmith make metal tools and utensils. 703-759-2771.

Wood Carving Lessons and Grinding Demonstrations. 12-4 p.m. Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, McLean. Carving lessons for age 8 and up. 703-759-2771.

Monday/June 4

Rhett Miller & the Serial Lady Killers and The Spring Standards. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Sierra Club/ Great Falls Group Community Discussion. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. "Moving from Coal to Clean Energy." Learn about moving Virginia to a green energy future. s.weltz@yahoo.com or 703-402-9292.

Showcase Recital. 7:30 p.m. Kilmer Middle School, 8100 Wolftrap Road, Vienna. Music Buddies Mentorship Program. Free. www.aypo.org or 703-642-8051.

Tuesday/June 5

Dance Every Tuesday. 7:15 p.m. Colvin Run Dance Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Introductory dance lesson 7:15 p.m., dancing 8-10:30 p.m. Swing, Latin, waltz, country and more. $10 per person, includes lesson and snacks. No partner necessary. colvinrun.org. or Ed Cottrell@macp.org.

Trace Bundy "Elephant King" CD Release. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Author Barb Winters. 7 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. "Letters to Virginia: Correspondence from three generations of Alexandrians from before, during and after the Civil War." 703-938-0405.

Wednesday/June 6

Photography Lecture. 7:30 p.m. Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Andargé Asfaw will speak about wars and political conflict in "Ethiopia from the Heart." www.ethiopiafromtheheart.com. www.vps-va.org or 703-451-7298.

Madison Violet CD Release, Lauren Shera and David Ramirez. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Thursday/June 7

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. www.janmminjava.com.

Get the Led Out. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Rock music. www.wolftrap.org.

Wagon Ride. 10 a.m. Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. $5. 703-759-9018.