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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”, “The Dream is Alive” and ”Star Trek: Into the Darkness”. Visit http://airandspace.si.edu/udvarhazy/ or call 703-572-4118 for the movie schedule.

Summer Camp: Exploring Natural Environment. Children ages 6-11 at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Campers will discover how humans affect the environment and depend on natural resources. The one-week camp is offered twice; camps start July 15 and Aug. 5. The cost is $285 for Fairfax County residents and $300 for out-of-county campers. Camp forms are available online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/campforms. Registration is available online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/ecl/eclcamps.htm or by calling 703-222-4664. For more information, call the park at 703-631-0013.

“Extravacatza” at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road. In the month of July, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter will offer half-off adoption fees on cats and kittens, free spay and neuter of cats and kittens and gift bags for all adopters of senior cats. For current cat owners, experts and classes will be available throughout the month. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday, noon-7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/calendar/ShowCalendar.aspx.

Super Science Saturdays. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway. Visit http://airandspace.si.edu/udvarhazy.

Wednesday/July 3

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Mystery Book Group. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Thursday-Friday/July 4-5

Public libraries closed.

Saturday/July 6

Master Gardeners. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can get tips, information and advice on home gardens. Free. 703-502-3883.

Lego Mania. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children in grades K-2 can build. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Paws for Reading. 3 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 5-12 can meet and read to a trained therapy dog. They can read from a library book or already owned one. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Monday/July 8

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.

Writing Workshop: Write Your Own Picture Book. 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Rising 4th and 5th graders can register for an eight-session workshop and create a picture book. Free. Registration required and spaces are limited. 703-502-3883.

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/July 9

All Creatures Great and Small. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Meet local animals from the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center. For children ages 6-12. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

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

Eat My Dust. 7 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 6-12 can meet Charlie Williams, vocal sound impressionist and noise making children’s comedian. Free. 703-830-2223.

Wednesday/July 10

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.

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

Thursday/July 11

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Civil War Lecture. 7 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults and school age children can hear “Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 1863” by author and National Park Service Ranger Matt Atkinson. Free. 703-830-2223.

Teen Book Club. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. For teens in grades 7-9. Call for title. Free. 703-502-3883.

Friday/July 12

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.

Saturday/July 13

Dig Into Reading. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 6-12 can enjoy magic tricks, a silly puppet and music with Steve Somers. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Master Gardeners. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can get tips, information and advice on home gardens. Free. 703-502-3883.

Monday/July 15

Groovy Nate. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. All ages can sing and dance with Groovy Nate and his puppets. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

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

A Cool Book for a Hot Day. 7:30 p.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Girls and boys in grades 5-6 can participate. Call for title. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Tuesday/July 16

Pajama Storytime. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 1-6 can wear pjs and enjoy bedtime stories. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Wednesday/July 17

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Zombie Creatures with Shannyn Snyder. 2 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 12-18 can make a zombie “pillow” creature to take home. Free. Registration required, 703-830-2223.

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.

Thursday/July 18

The Fabulous Five Senses/Dinosaur Show. 10:30 a.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. All ages can go back in time to the land of dinosaurs with the Goodlife Theater puppets. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Lego Block Party. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children in grades 3-6 can build. Free. Call for this month’s theme. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Friday/July 19

Yoga Storytime. 2 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 6-9 can enjoy story time that incorporates basic yoga moves. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Saturday/July 20

Master Gardeners. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can get tips, information and advice on their home gardens. Free. 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/July 22

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.

Sully Book Club. 1 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Adults can discuss “These is my Words” by Nancy Turner. 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/July 23

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.

Wheeee! 11 a.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 3-5 with adult can enjoy stories and activities. 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 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/July 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.

FX Makeup: Zombies…and Pizza. 5:30 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Rising seventh through 12 graders can learn about special effects makeup and maybe become a zombie. Enjoy pizza and hear a talk by Isaac Marion, author of “Warm Bodies.” Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Thursday/July 25

Polkas You Can Dig. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. All ages can discover the beat and fun of Pint Size Polkas with Mike Schneider. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Dig Those Dinosaurs. 2:30 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 6-12 can display knowledge of dinosaurs and win prizes while enjoy funny poems, songs and stories with Gary Lloyd. Free. Registration required, 703-830-2223.

Pajama Storytime. 7 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 3-6 can wear pjs and enjoy bedtime stories. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Friday/July 26

Yoga Storytime. 2 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children ages 6-9 can enjoy story time that incorporates basic yoga moves. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Saturday/July 27

Master Gardeners. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Adults can get tips, information and advice on their home gardens. Free. 703-502-3883.

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.

Hidden Pond: Snakes. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children in grades K-6 can meet several native species, both small and large. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Sunday/July 28

Concert. 6-7 p.m. Featuring the Loudoun Jazz Ensemble at the Udvar-Hazy Center. 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly. Free.

Monday/July 29

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. Free. Registration required. 703-502-3883.

Children’s Science Center. 2:30 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Children ages 6-12 can enjoy fun, hands-on science experiments. Free. Registration required, 703-830-2223.

Improv and Comedy Theater Workshop. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Students in 7-12 grade can enjoy an afternoon of improvisation and acting. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

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

Tuesday/July 30

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.

Balloon Sculpting. 2 p.m. at Centreville Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive. Teens age 12-18 can learn the art of balloon twisting to make all kinds of creations. Free. Registration required, 703-830-2223.

Los Quetzales. 2:30 p.m. at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children can enjoy Mexican music and dance. Free. Registration required, 703-502-3883.

Wednesday/July 31

Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. Children age 3-5 can enjoy stories and more. 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 “West with the Night” by Beryl Markham. Free. 703-830-2223.

Saturday/Aug. 3

Starlight Cinema. 6 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Movie begins at dark. "Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted," with voices by Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Frances McDormand, is rated PG; 93 minutes; 2013. Free; bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic.

Saturday/Aug. 10

Starlight Cinema. 6 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Movie begins at dark. "Ice Age: Continental Drift," with voices by Ray Romano, Karen Disher, Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo, Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, Wanda Sykes and Josh Peck, is rated PG; 94 minutes; 2012. Free; bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic.

Saturday/Aug. 17

Starlight Cinema. 6 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Movie begins at dark. "Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom," with voices by Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan, is rated PG; 90 minutes; 2011. Free; bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic.

Saturday/Aug. 24

Starlight Cinema. 6 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville. Movie begins at dark. "Rise of the Guardians," with voices by Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin and Chris Pine, is rated PG; 97 minutes; 2012. Free; bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic.