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The Airbus IMAX Theater at National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway, is showing movies including “Hubble,” “Fighter Pilot,” “Space Junk,” “Air Racers” and “The Dream is Alive” through May 23. “Oblivion” will begin with a midnight show Thursday, April 18. Visit http://airandspace.si.edu/udvarhazy/ or call 703-572-4118 for the movie schedule.

Throughout the month of April, Our Military Kids has partnered with Glory Days restaurant at 13850 Braddock Road, Centreville. The restaurant is participating, and is donating 10 percent of diners' total receipt to the charity. Diners need only to submit receipts to Our Military Kids, 6861 Elm Street, Suite 2A, McLean, VA 22101. Visit www.ourmilitarykids.org.

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Young Actors’ Workshop. June 24-28 from 9 a.m.-noon at Westfield High School. Students in grades 3-6 can discover the artist inside themselves through games, acting exercises and more. $125. Visit www.westfieldtheatreboosters.com for an enrollment form or call 703-488-6439. Register early as space is limited and camp sells out.

Wednesday/April 10

Toddlin’ Twos. 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 2 can enjoy stories and activities. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Bouncin’ Babies. 3 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Babies up to 11 months can enjoy rhymes, songs, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Small Wonders. 4 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 12-23 months can enjoy rhymes, songs and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Starlight Storytime. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. All ages can bring a stuffed animal and enjoy stories and fun. Free. Registration required. 703-830-2223.

Chantilly Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can call and ask for title. Free. 703-502-3883.

Thursday/April 11

Civil War Lecture. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults and school age children can hear “John Mosby’s Fairfax City Raid, March 1863, and Much More” by historian Don Hakenson. Free. 703-830-2223.

Friday- Sunday/April 12-14

“Go Pink” Fundraiser. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse, 4993 Westone Plaza, Chantilly. Support the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, a two-day event in Washington, D.C. Visit www.texasroadhouse.com or 703-378-9887.

Saturday/April 13

Bravo for Spanish. 10:30 a.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 3-6 can enjoy music, movement, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-830-2223.

Wine Tasting Event. 6-9 p.m. at HIstoric Blenheim Mansion, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. $45/advance; $50/door. Support the animals while enjoying music, wine, food and a silent auction. For more information and to purchase tickets: www.spcanova.org/events/wine_tasting.php.

Sunday/April 14

Train Display. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Watch trains run and see displays. $3/adult; $1/child. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or 703-425-9225.

6th Annual Erin Peterson Gospel Celebration of Life. 4 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 6600 Old Centreville Road. Erin Peterson of Centreville was killed in the massacre at Virginia Tech. Celebrate her life and legacy during a concert featuring Crystal Aiken and local gospel choirs and singers. Free, but donations will support the Erin Peterson Fund, which awards scholarships and other resources to aspiring college students.

Monday/April 15

Garden Club Meeting. 7 p.m. at Sully Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. Class by Louise Sidley “Making Succulent Wreaths.” Free. 703-830-2942.

Puppet Theater. 3 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 6 and up can see a shadow puppet show and learn about the history of shadow puppetry. Free. 703-830-2223.

ESL Book Club. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Ask for title. 703-830-2223.

Wednesday/April 17

Time for Tots. 11 a.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 2-3 can enjoy stories and activities. Free. 703-830-2223.

Friday/April 19

ESL Conversation Group. 12:30 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults can practice with others learning English. Free. 703-830-2223.

Friday-Sunday/April 19-21

Chantilly Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Huge selection of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction books, plus audio/video recordings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Chantilly Regional Library to fund special programs, renovation projects, activities and equipment for the library. For more information, call 703-502-3883 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/events.

Saturday/April 20

Thriving 3-5s: Spread Your Wings. 10:30 a.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 3-5 can enjoy stories and activities about things that fly. Free. Registration required. 703-830-2223.

ESL Conversation Group. 3:30 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults can practice with others learning English. Free. 703-830-2223.

Sunday/April 21

Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., the Clifton Lions Club annual pancake breakfast will be held at the Clifton Presbyterian Church.

5k Walk. 4:30 p.m. at Fairfax Corner. Enjoy a resource fair, live music and more. Hosted by the Victims Services Section of the Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation. Register at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/survey/crimevictimsrights.htm.

Party Planning Expo. Noon-4 p.m.at Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Browse through vendors including DJs, caterers, party favors, photographers and more. Free. Visit www.jccnv.org or 703-323-0880.

Monday/April 22

Sully Book Club. 1 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults can discuss “The Interruption of Everything” by Terry McMillan. Free. 703-830-2223.

Writers of Chantilly. 6:45 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can share their work and receive feedback. Free. 703-502-3883.

ESL Book Club. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Ask for title. 703-830-2223.

Tuesday/April 23

English Conversation Group. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can practice with other students. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Small Wonders. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 12-23 months can enjoy rhymes, songs and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Thriving 3-5s: Spread Your Wings. 11 a.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 3-5 can enjoy stories and activities about things that fly. Free. Registration required. 703-830-2223.

Bouncin’ Babies. 11:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Babies up to 11 months can enjoy rhymes, songs, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Storytime. 1:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Wednesday/April 24

Toddlin’ Twos. 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 2 can enjoy stories and activities. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Bravo for Spanish. 1:45 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and activities in Spanish and English. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Bouncin’ Babies. 3 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Babies up to 11 months can enjoy rhymes, songs, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Small Wonders. 4 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 12-23 months can enjoy rhymes, songs and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

A Novel Society. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults can discuss “The Night Stranger” by Chris Bohjalian. Free. 703-830-2223.

Girls Book World & Guys Read. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Girls and boys in grades 5 and 6 can participate. Call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Thursday/April 25

Storytime. 1:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can practice with other students. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Starlight Storytime. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. All ages can bring a stuffed animal and enjoy stories and fun. Free. Registration required. 703-830-2223.

Upcycled Jewelry. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Teens in grades 10-12 can repurpose or redesign old jewelry. Free. 703-502-3883.

Saturday/April 27

Peaceful Paws. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental challenges meet and read to a trained therapy Dog Dakota, a gentle giant Bernese Mountain dog. Reading is not required, but can read from a library book or already owned one. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Magic and Mayhem. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Girls and boys in grades 6-8 can participate in this sci-fi/fantasy book group. Call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Monday/April 29

Bouncin’ Babies. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Babies up to 11 months can enjoy rhymes, songs, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883

Small Wonders. 11:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 12-23 months can enjoy rhymes, songs and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Kinder-Budds. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Kindergarteners can enjoy a book discussion. Call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Book Buddies. 3:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. First and second graders can enjoy a book discussion. Call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Tuesday/April 30

English Conversation Group. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can practice with other students. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Small Wonders. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 12-23 months can enjoy rhymes, songs and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Bouncin’ Babies. 11:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Babies up to 11 months can enjoy rhymes, songs, stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Storytime. 1:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Ready for School Storytime. 4 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 4-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Thursday/May 2

Preview Book Sale. 6-9 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Members of the library can browse thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more. Memberships available for $15. Special incentives will be given to those who purchase a membership. Visit friendsofcentrevillelibrary.blogspot.com or 703-830-2223.

Friday/May 3

Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Browse thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more. Visit friendsofcentrevillelibrary.blogspot.com or 703-830-2223.

Saturday/May 4

Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Browse thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more. Visit friendsofcentrevillelibrary.blogspot.com or 703-830-2223.

Annual Plant Sale. Perennials, annuals & herbs for sale by Centreville Garden Club. From 9 a.m.- noon in front of Giant Food, 5615 Stone Road, Sully Station, Centreville. Proceeds maintain planter boxes at Sully Governmental Center & other civic projects. Learn more at centrevillegardenclub.blogspot.com or e-mail: centrevillegardenclub@gmail.com. 703-830-2942.

Sunday/May 5

Book Sale. 1-5 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Browse thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more. Visit friendsofcentrevillelibrary.blogspot.com or 703-830-2223.

Thursday/May 16

Clifton Charity Homes Tour. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in historic Clifton. $25/advance; $30/day of tour; $10/single home admission. Visit www.cliftoncwc.org for ticket information. Proceeds benefit the Charitable Trust.

Marketplace and Silent Auction Fundraiser. The Clifton Community Woman’s Club will host the fundraiser at Paradise Spring Winery in conjunction with the homes tour. Wine Down and silent auction from 3-6 p.m. at the winery. Free. Visit www.cliftoncwc.org.