Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield

Submit entertainment announcements at www.connectionnewspapers.com/Calendar/. The deadline is noon on Friday. Photos/artwork encouraged.

Ongoing

Shir HaLev, the Community Jewish Chorale of Northern Virginia. Rehearsals are held select Tuesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. at Congregation Olam Tikvah, 3800 Glenbrook Road, Fairfax. The Chorale is a friendly, welcoming, adult volunteer choir. Membership in the group is open to all, members of Congregation Olam Tikvah and other Northern Virginians. Their repertoire consists mainly of Jewish liturgical music and also some contemporary Jewish music and some secular showtunes, too. Visit carolboydleon.com/shir_halev for more.

Kingstowne Farmers Market. Fridays, through Oct. 25, 4-7 p.m. in the Giant parking lot, 5870 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria. Farm fresh eggs, local honey, berries, fresh picked vegetables, fresh local fruits, baked breads and treats, chicken, tamales, salsa, hummus, gourmet sausage, fresh roasted coffee beans, and much, more. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/kingstowne.

Wakefield Farmers Market. Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. through Oct. 30, at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. Eleven local farmers and producers will sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/wakefield.

Lorton Farmers Market. Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 17, in the VRE Parking Lot, 8990 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. Eleven local farmers and producers sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/lorton.

Springfield Farmers Market. Saturdays, through Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Springfield Town Center, 6699 Spring Mall Drive, Springfield. Vendors include Cascade Beverage, Celestial/Fossil Farms, Chilanga Tortilla, Conecopia, Greenwich Farms, Iganacio's Produce, Kingdom Gourmet, Lola's Kusina, Lund's Produce, Smiths Mecklenburg, Taste Old Country, Three Puppies,Tyson Farm, and Windmill Meadows. Visit www.community-foodworks.org or call 202-697-7768.

Sweet but Psycho. Through Nov. 30, at Olly Olly, 10417 Main St., 2nd Floor, Fairfax. Olly Olly presents Sweet but Psycho: an avant-garde fairytale. Strangeland is a performance duo, made up of Bunni (Andiland) and Goatface (Strange Lens), that explores the superficial construct of reality. Call 703-789-6144 or visit ollyollyart.com for more.

Burke Farmers Market. Through Dec. 21, 8 a.m.-noon at the VRE parking lot, 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke. A great selection of fresh produce, baked goods, seafood, and dairy. All vendors make their own food or grow it locally within 125 miles. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/burke for more.

Now through Dec. 1

Braddock Wrestling Club. Online registration. The Braddock Wrestling Club is holding registration for the 2019-2020 season. The club supports wrestling for age groups 5 through 14 years old, boys and girls. All practices are held at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Cost is $155 per wrestler. Link to registration can be found at braddockwrestlingclub.shutterfly.com/. Or contact William Flynn at bflynniv@verizon.net or call 571-230-0713.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 18-20

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Friday/Oct. 18

NV Rides Celebration. 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. At Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. It's been five years since NV Rides began coordinating and supporting volunteer driving programs throughout Northern Virginia. Help to celebrate NV Rides' fifth birthday. They will honor dedicated partner organizations and the most devoted drivers. Prizes, food, and raffles. Mingle with local politicians and learn more about volunteer driving opportunities. RSVP at 703-537-3070.

All are welcome. Visit the website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2428226453910420/

2019 Arts Awards. 12-2 p.m. At Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. Presented by ARTSFAIRFAX, the event recognizes the extraordinary contributions of artists and arts organizations, as well as the corporations, foundations and individuals that support the arts in Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Sharon Bulova and Shashikant and Margaret Gupto will receive the Jinx Hazel Awards. To buy tickets or learn more about the Arts Awards, visit artsawards.org/artsawards.

Cocktails by Candlelight. 6-9 p.m. At George Mason’s Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Have an evening out, 18th-century style! Sip and sample period cocktails and food. Go on a candlelight tour of George Mason's historic mansion and enjoy an evening with friends. Cost is $35/$25 members. Visit : https://gunstonhall.org/event/cocktails-by-candlelight.

Oktoberfest Dinner/Dance. 6-8 p.m. At American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield. Cost is $20/person. Oktoberfest music presented by Renee Music Masters. Door prizes, dancing and fun.

Saturday/Oct. 19

Children’s Consignment Sale. 8 a.m. to 12 noon. At Grace Presbyterian Church, 7434 Bath Street, Springfield. The semi-annual Children’s Consignment Sale is sponsored by Grace Weekday Preschool. The sale will make it simple for you to shop for all types of infant and children’s clothing, toys, furniture and maternity items at affordable prices. Does not accept credit cards, but will accept cash (no $100 bills please) and in-state personal checks with a current in-state driver’s license or valid military ID only. Call 703-451-3314 or visit the website: www.gracepresby.org/preschool

Help the Homeless 5K Walk. 8:30 a.m. At Veterans Amphitheater, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax. Pathway Homes, Inc. is hosting its 20th Annual Help the Homeless 5K walk to help provide non-time-limited housing and support services for adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders throughout the Northern Virginia region. 100% of registration fees and donations in support of Pathways’ walkers go directly to support residents of Pathway's homes and consumers of Pathway's supportive services. The 5K walk costs $35 for adults, $20 for youth, and $15 for canines. Register at https://pathwayhomes.akaraisin.com/ui/Walk2019

FACETS Gala. 6:30-10 p.m. At INOVA Center for Personalized Health, 8100 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax. Cost is $150. FACETS’ A Very Special Taste of Fall Gala offers a specially curated, locally-sourced fall tasting menu, delicious wine and local craft beer, fabulous live and silent auctions and so much more. The event supports FACETS work that help neighbors experiencing homelessness, poverty and hunger, and celebrates its commitment to a Fairfax County where everyone has a place to call home.

Oct. 19-20
Family Campout. 2 p.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday. At Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. On Saturday, your family will enjoy a naturalist-led night hike, a family movie in the campground and a live animal talk. On Sunday morning, wake up and head to the marina for a tour boat ride and fishing from the banks.The cost is $78. One registration per family. Activities are designed for campers age 5 to adult. Call 703-323-6600 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/burke-lake.

Sunday/Oct. 20

N Gauge Train Display. 1-4 p.m. At Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK members will hold a N gauge Train Display. Museum members, free; adults 16 and over, $4; children 5-15, $2; under 4, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org www.facebook.com/FFXSRR phone 703-425-9225.

Monday/Oct. 21

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Thursday/Oct. 24

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. The Lady Vanishes (1938). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Visual Voices Artist Lecture. 7:30-9 p.m. At Harris Theater, George Mason University, Fairfax campus. Free. Visual Voices Artist Lecture: “ Wickerham & Lomax: Supplementals, Collective Consciousness, and Communicable Diseases.” Mason Exhibitions will also present “Selection,” an exhibition by Wickerham and Lomax, from now through Nov. 9 in the Gillespie Gallery of Art. For the first time since starting their collaboration almost a decade ago, the Baltimore-based duo present a cross section of their cooperative and multi-faceted studio practice. Paintings, sculptures and elements from previous installations are brought together in a single gallery, offering a unique opportunity to observe how their aesthetic intentions cross-pollinate between projects and reveal some of the major themes of their practice.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 25-27

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Saturday/Oct. 26

Future Quest. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. At George Mason University. Future Quest is a College and Career Conference held every two years for middle and high school students with disabilities, young adults with disabilities, their families, and professionals who work with them. It is organized by George Mason University and the Northern Virginia Transition Coalition. One of the largest events of its kind in Virginia, Future Quest features more than 40 workshops and 40 exhibits related to successful life after high school. Visit www.http://www.futurequestgmu.org.

Originals Concert. 7:30-9 p.m. At Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. The creation of new music for symphonic band has been a major part of The City of Fairfax Band’s history. The 50th anniversary season kicks off with a special program dedicated to music written for and premiered by CFB. Composed by some of America’s most noted composers and representing a wide array of styles, many of these works have found their way into the standard literature and are being performed by concert bands worldwide. A major feature of the program is the World Premiere of CFB’s latest commissioned work, A Southern Jubilee by legendary Hollywood film composer Bruce Broughton. Other works on the program are David Uber’s Overture for Symphonic Band (“Lord Fairfax”), Samuel Laudenslager Sr.’s City of Fairfax Band March, Travis Cross’s And the Grass Sings in the Meadows, Mark Camphouse’s Foundation and Ira Hearshen’s ballroom dance suite, Aragon: 1945-1952.Cost is $15/$10. Visit the website:

https://www.fairfaxband.org/event/originals-city-of-fairfaxband-fall-concert-2019/

Both Sides Tour XXIII. Leave at 8:15 a.m. Leaves from Franconia Museum at the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road. Visit the site near Frederick where General George Meade Assumed Command just three days before Gettysburg. After lunch, ride with Jeb Stuart as he protects the Confederate retreat route back to the Potomac River. Enjoy coffee and donuts at the Franconia Museum or meet the bus at the pickup point in Leesburg. Cost: $100 includes bus, lunch, and a fast-food value card on the way home, and a contribution to the Franconia Museum. No cancellations after October 1, 2019. Free parking nearby at Olivet Church because of early voting. This tour will cover a lot of ground and will arrive back in Franconia at 7 p.m. Pickup and drop off point in Leesburg at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or dhakenson@verizon.net

Oct. 26-27
Ghost Train Halloween Ride. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Volunteers will be transforming the Burke Lake Park miniature train ride into a fun holiday adventure for children and adults of all ages. See your favorite nursery rhymes and bedtime stories come to life along the Fairytale Loop and try to spot a friendly witch in Witches’ Junction. In addition to the train ride, family members can enjoy a moon bounce, carousel and pumpkin painting. Food and drink will be available for purchase from vendors and inside the Ice Cream Parlor. Be sure to dress for the occasion with your favorite Halloween costume. Tickets are $6/age 2 and older; free for younger than age 2. Visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/burkelakepark/.

VolunteerFest. Hundreds of Fairfax residents will be out and about “doing good” during the 24th Annual VolunteerFest region-wide days of service. VolunteerFest encourages those interested in volunteerism to take this opportunity to connect with local nonprofits, learn about their mission and work on projects specifically designed for the service days. Volunteer Fairfax mobilizes people and resources to meet regional community needs. This region-wide community service event helps nonprofits accomplish tasks that they would not have the time or resources to manage on their own. This is a great way for families to involve children in volunteerism since there are events for almost every age group in most county districts. For a complete listing of all the VolunteerFest projects taking place throughout Fairfax County, visit www.volunteerfairfax.org.

Sunday/Oct. 27
Halloween Carnival. 1-4 p.m. At Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Lots of train-related games and activities will be featured for all ages. Tickets earned can be exchanged for prizes. Additional tickets can be purchased at 4 for $1. Popcorn and cotton candy can be purchased during the event. Children in costume receive a coupon for a free admission to a future Museum event. Admission: Museum members and children 4 and under, free; ages 5-15, $2; ages 16 and older, $4. Visit www.fairfax-station.org, www.facebook.com/FFXSRR, 703-425-9225.

Taste of Greater Springfield (TOGS). 3-6 p.m. At Waterford Receptions, 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield. This food festival is organized by the Rotary Club of West Springfield Foundation to raise funds for scholarships and programs that benefit our community. Now in its seventh year, TOGS features 12 local restaurants providing samples of their favorite dishes. Bring your appetite as the offerings are extensive. Tickets are $10-$40. Purchase tickets at www.rotaryofwestspringfield.org or onsite.

Monday/Oct. 28

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Thursday/Oct. 31

”Hail Satan?” Movie. 4:30-7 p.m. At Johnson Center Cinema, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority, they prove that with little more than a clever idea, a mischievous sense of humor, and a few rebellious friends, you can speak truth to power in some truly profound ways. As charming and funny as it is thought-provoking, Hail Satan? offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders whose unwavering commitment to social and political justice has empowered thousands of people around the world. Part of the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason. Visit VFS.GMU.EDU or contact Cynthia Fuchs at cfuchs@gmu.edu.

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. Psycho (1960). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Oct. 31-Nov. 3

”Rags.” At GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. George Mason University’s School of Theater and School of Music will present the newest adaptation of the American musical “Rags,” a heart-warming story of loss and hope surrounding a group of Jewish immigrants as they arrive to start a new life in America at the turn of the 20th century. Show times are: Thursday, October 31 at 8 p.m.; Friday, November 1 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, November 2 at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, November 3 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students, staff, seniors and groups. These are available in person at the Center for the Arts’ Ticket Office (open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), by phone at 703-993-2787, or online at cfa.gmu.edu.

Friday/Nov. 1

OLLI Thanksgiving Potluck. 1 p.m. At Fairfax Lord of Life Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. In this season of giving thanks, all OLLI members are invited to a Thanksgiving potluck. Join us for a celebratory feast and social to kick off the holiday season and recognize our OLLI volunteers. OLLI will provide the turkey if you bring Thanksgiving-themed sides and desserts. When you register, make note: registrants are asked to bring a dish to share based on your last name: side, such as stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes (A-G); dessert, such as apple or pumpkin pie (H-O); non-alcoholic drink such as water, sodas, iced tea (P-Z). You must register to attend so we know how much turkey to provide.

Lakeside Campfire Fridays.6-7:30 p.m. At Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Come to Lake Accotink to enjoy a campfire, s'mores and more. A different topic and a different area of the park will be explored at each event. Cost is $8 per person. Call 703-569-3464 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-accotink.

Campfire Fridays. 7-8:30 p.m. At Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Hidden Pond Nature Center offers monthly “Campfire Fridays” with a campfire and s’mores. Learn about the park’s animals and explore different areas of the park at each meeting. The cost is $10 per person. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-pond.

Nov. 1-2

Wild Horse Adoption/Sale. At Meadowood Special Recreation Area, 10406 Gunston Road, Lorton. The Bureau of Land Management to offer wild horses, burros for adoption or sale. Public viewing will begin Friday, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. The adoption, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. The adoption fee is $25, however, the fee rises to $125 for animals that have been gentled. Visit https://wildhorsesonline.blm.gov/.

Saturday/Nov. 2

Woodson Craft Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main Street, Fairfax. Free admission. This is the 27th Annual Holiday Happenings Craft Show. This show features juried handmade arts and crafts with a diverse selection of: fine arts, jewelry, fiber arts, wood, photography, pottery, giftware, pet accessories, stress relief items and hundreds of holiday collectibles/decorations. There will be over 100 exhibitors and admission is free for shoppers. All proceeds benefit the W.T. Woodson

Crew Team (www.wtwcrew.org).

Burke Historical Society Presentation. 3:30-5 p.m. At Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Free. WWII veteran Romuald Lipinski continues his story, from youth in Poland, to exile in Siberia, to reaching and joining the Polish Army to fight alongside Allied forces in Italy. Visit the website: www.burkehistoricalsociety.org

Sunday/Nov. 3

Game Day Activities. 1-4 p.m. At Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Games might include a scavenger hunt as well as games or crafts featuring railroad or Civil War themes. Games will appeal to all ages. Admission: Museum members and ages 4 and under, free; ages 5-15, $2; ages 16 and older, $4. Visit www.fairfax-station.org, www.facebook.com/FFXSRR, call 703-425-9225.

Wine Tasting. 1:30-4:30 p.m. At Paradise Springs Winery, 13219 Yates Ford Road, Clifton. Cost is $25. Assistance League of Northern Virginia is hosting a wine tasting at Paradise Springs Winery in Clifton. Join us to enjoy wine in this lovely setting. Tickets, available at the door or in advance, include two glasses of wine and light hors d'oeuvres. All proceeds will benefit Assistance League's community-based programs that feed, clothe and educate local children. For more info, email Carrie:

info@alnv.org Assistance League is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization. Visit the website: www.alnv.org

Monday/Nov. 4

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Friday/Nov. 15

Lakeside Campfire Fridays.6-7:30 p.m. At Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Come to Lake Accotink to enjoy a campfire, s'mores and more. A different topic and a different area of the park will be explored at each event. Cost is $8 per person. Call 703-569-3464 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-accotink.

Monday/Nov. 18

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Nov. 25

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Saturday/Nov. 30

2nd Annual Liberty Turkey Trot. 9 a.m. Liberty Lorton, the former prison turned new development, is hosting a series of events that includes barnyard yoga, outdoor movie nights, and the second annual Turkey Trot. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty alike. Visit thelibertylife.com for more.

Monday/Dec. 2

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Dec. 9

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Dec. 16

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Ongoing

Second Saturdays. 6-9 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Enjoy art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works. Visit www.workhousearts.org/.

Senior Line Dancing. Mondays, 1 p.m.; Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Little RIver Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. Line Dancing is a gentle, social form of aerobic activity. Studies have shown it aids in warding off Alzheimer's disease. No previous experience needed. Cost: $5 per 8-week session. Email barbriba@hotmail.com or call 703-524-3739.

Fairfax Pets on Wheels New Volunteer Orientation. An orientation for new volunteers interested in visiting residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with their approved pets through the Fairfax Pets On Wheels program is held the first Wednesday of every month starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.fpow.org for each month’s location. Prior to attending, please complete the online application found at www.fpow.org/volunteer. www.fpow.org, 703-324-5424 or dfspetsonwheels@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Carolina Shag. Wednesdays, 6:30-10 p.m. at Arlington/Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m. No partners needed. Dinner menu. $8. Under 21 free. nvshag.org.

FUN-Exercise Thursdays, noon-12:50 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church Family Room, 7434 Bath St., Springfield. Inova certified exercise instructor leads a moderate level exercise class with music and current events conversation. Muscle, Balance, Strength Training using stretch bands and weights both standing and seated exercises. Instructor donation is $5. moorefitt@yahoo.com or 703-499-6133.

Exercise Program Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. year-round at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. The exercises are for strength, balance and maintaining limberness. Contact SCFB office at 703-426-2824 for more information.

Cafe Ivrit (Hebrew Cafe). Wednesdays. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Shalom (hello) Did you always want to converse in Hebrew? Join Na’ama each week for conversational Hebrew. You will learn and practice Hebrew in a fun and interactive way while learning more about Israel. Free, however we ask that you try to attend regularly. RSVP Naama.Gold@jccnv.org.

Smoke Free Bingo. 7 p.m. Every Friday. Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Free coffee, entertaining callers, $1,000 jackpot (with breaks for smoking friends). www.fairfaxvd.com. 703-273-3638.

English Conversation Groups weekly at George Mason, Burke Centre, and Lorton Libraries Practice and improve your English. Day and start times vary. Visit: va.evanced.info/fairfaxcounty/lib/eventcalendar.asp

Funday Monday 10:30 a.m., every Monday at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. There will be music, movement, storytelling, performances, crafts, and more. It is open to children of all ages, however especially for those who haven’t yet started school. Programs are free and open to the public, donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample free parking in the downtown area, and stroller access at the rear of Old Town Hall on Main St. 703-385-7858 www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts for more.

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