Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield
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Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield

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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.

Crafters Wanted for 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show. The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum will hold its 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show and LEGO (TM) Train Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 ,10 a.m.-4 p.m. For crafters interested in joining the event, booth space is enough room for a 10x10 canopy and cost is $50 per space. Email dmueller@fairfax-station.org for an application and further information. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

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.

Thursday-Saturday/Oct. 10-12

Fall for the Book. This year Fall for the Book welcomes a lineup of poets, historians, novelists, memoirists, children’s authors, YA writers and more at George Mason University and locations around Northern Virginia. Headliners include essayist and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist Delia Owens, young adult novelist Rainbow Rowell, and true crime writer, David Grann. Fall for the Book is Northern Virginia’s oldest and largest festival of literature and arts. All events are free and open to the public. Visit fallforthebook.org.

Friday/Oct. 11

“Shot in the Dark Nite Tournaments.” 7:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Teams of two play a nine-hole scramble using glow-in-the-dark balls. Prizes will be awarded to teams finishing first, second and third, and there will be closest-to-the-pin contests. Dinner will be served, beginning at 6 p.m. $70 per team, and golfers must be age 12-adult. The price includes one glow ball and a flashlight. Additional glow balls are $5 each. Limited to the first 18 teams. Call 703-323-1641 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/burke-lake.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 11-13

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. 12

Vendor/Craft Fair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. At St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 6509 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Start your Holiday shopping at this Vendor and Craft Fair. Handmade items including jewelry, cards, pottery, knit items and more. Reps from Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Noonday Collection, LulaRoe, Discovery Toys and many more. Contact Jeanne Jones at 703-913-9863.

43rd Annual Fall Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Fairfax. More than 400 vendors, three stages of entertainment, lumberjack show, amusement rides and more. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/fall-festival for more.

Second Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. At Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet 80+ resident and associate artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulgent classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works.

Virginia Opera: Tosca. 8 p.m. At Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, MS 2F5, Fairfax. Virginia Opera opens its 45th season with one of Giacomo Puccini’s most acclaimed and performed works, Tosca. This tour-de-force opera features some of Puccini’s best-known lyrical arias, including “Vissi d'Arte” and “E lucevan le stelle.” Set in Rome on the brink of military invasion, this gripping story of romance, jealousy, intrigue, and murder follows a trio of tragic figures—a heroic painter, Cavaradossi; his jealous lover, Tosca; and a sadistic Police Chief, Scarpia, who sets the plot in motion by arresting Cavaradossi. The action is taut and lethal, spanning less than a single day, during which time no one—neither hero or villain—survives to the end. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Tickets: $110, $70, $40.

Saturday-Sunday/Oct. 12-13

Model Train Show and Craft Fair. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO (R) Train Club (WamaL TC) will hold a two-day display at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. In addition, Saturday will feature a Craft Fair with local artisans displaying and selling their crafts. Bring any unwanted LEGO pieces and sets for donation. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Sunday/Oct. 13

5K for Missing. 8 a.m. at Fairfax Corner, 4100 Monument Corner Drive, Fairfax. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children will be holding their annual 5K race. Participants will raise much needed awareness and funding to support NCMEC’s efforts to help recover missing and exploited children worldwide.Register by Oct. 1 to be guaranteed a shirt. $35 until Friday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Visit www.milesforthemissing5k.org or call 703-837-6111.

Clifton Day Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Town of Clifton, 7144 Main St., Clifton. The 2019 Clifton Day Festival will feature a marketplace with around 150 vendors. Live music, train rides, children’s activities and delicious food and beverages will add to the fun. Clifton Day is the only day of the year when the train stops in

the town. Admission is free. Parking starts at $5 per car. Call 703-968-0740 or visit www.cliftonday.com.

Burke Historical Society Meeting. 3:30-5 p.m. At Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Irish immigrants were crucial in building the railroad that put Burke on the map. Learn the background of Irish immigration and the immigrant processing center at Castle Garden, Manhattan. Cost is free. Visit the website: www.burkehistoricalsociety.org.

Monday/Oct. 14

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.

Tuesday/Oct. 15

Aging Rainbows Coffee Talk. 6-7:30 p.m. At Little River Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. Join this new dynamic and fun group to discuss topics and challenges facing the 50+LGBT community and their allies. Karen McPhail, a SageCare credentialed facilitator will lead the group in conversation exploring supportive aspects and topics such as financial, legal, and inclusive caregiving as they relate to members of the LGBT community as they age. Free. Visit the website: www.agingrainbows.org.

Thursday/Oct. 17

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. The Birds (1963). 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.

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.

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

”Originals” Concert. 7:30 p.m. At Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Presented by the City of Fairfax Band. Visit the website: www.fairfaxband.org

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

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.

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.

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.

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.