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Monday Train Courses. Now via March 30. 9:30-10:30 a.m. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Highway, Fairfax. Shepherd’s Middle of Fairfax-Burke provides train courses for older adults designed to construct energy and enhance steadiness and adaptability. All ranges of capability are welcome. Name the SCFB workplace, 703-426-2824, for sophistication info.
Wednesday Train Courses. Now via Could 27. 9-10 a.m. At The Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence, 6304 Lee Chapel Highway, Burke. Shepherd’s Middle of Fairfax-Burke provides train courses for older adults designed to construct energy and enhance steadiness and adaptability. All ranges of capability are welcome. Name the SCFB workplace, 703-426-2824, for sophistication info. (20 weeks @$2.50/class = $50)
Friday Train Courses. Now via April 3. 9:30-10:30 a.m. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Highway, Fairfax. Shepherd’s Middle of Fairfax-Burke provides train courses for older adults designed to construct energy and enhance steadiness and adaptability. All ranges of capability are welcome. Name the SCFB workplace, 703-426-2824, for sophistication info. (Eight weeks, $20).
Lunch N’ Life. Midday to 2 p.m. At Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Highway, Fairfax. Are You 50 or Higher? Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Middle of Fairfax-Burke. Jim Radigan, U.S. Navy Retired will talk about his experiences because the Commanding Officer, U.S. Navy Antarctica Squadron. For reservations, name Bea Stephenson at 703-273-5730, by March 13. The associated fee is $10.; checks payable to SCFB. If transportation is required, name the SCFB workplace 703-323-4788. See www.scfbva.org.
GAMEmason. 10 a.m. to eight p.m. At GMU, Fairfax Campus, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Battle in opposition to pals in a Tremendous Smash Bros. Final Match for an opportunity to seek out your self on the large stage for the finals. Relive childhood enjoyable with an expanded arcade stuffed with favorites like Pinball, Donkey Kong, and lots of extra. Expertise AR/VR demonstrations, attend schooling panels, Q&A classes, and keynote classes and meet and greets with main energy gamers within the gaming trade together with Tara Stong (Canadian-American actress and voice actor for Rikku in each Remaining Fantasy X and the favored “Kingdom Hearts” online game collection) and Angela Hession (Head of XBOX Security at Microsoft, who has helped launch greater than 100 video games on Xbox 360 and Kinect). Go to: https://si.gmu.edu/gamemason. Admission Normal Public: $25 basic admission.
March 20, 21 & 22
”Something Goes.” At The Church of the Good Shepherd, 9350 Braddock Highway, Burke. Tickets: $10/$15. The Good Shepherd Gamers and the Church of the Good Shepherd current “Something Goes.”
Girls as Changemakers. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. At Springfield Golf and Nation Membership, 8301 Outdated Keene Mill Highway, Springfield. Luncheon, silent public sale, and visitor speaker Joan Michelson, talking on “Girls as Changemakers”. Sponsored by the
Springfield-Annandale department of AAUW. All are welcome. Reservation required by March 14. Price is $45/individual. To make a reservation, e-mail SpringFlingAAUW@gmail.com. Name 703-560-1760.
Fantasy and Enjoyable. 1 p.m. At Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale. That includes The Nice Zucchini and the Da Capo and Lyric Youth Choruses of the Fairfax Choral Society. Tickets are $15/adults; $5/college students; youngsters 13 and below free.
Artists’ Reception. 1-5 p.m. On the Artists’ Enterprise Gallery, 309 Mill Avenue, Historic Ocoquan. The Artists’ Enterprise Gallery in Historic Occoquan presents “Spring’s Palette”. This exhibit options Work and Ribbon Embroidery by Tatiana Harr of Fairfax Station, and Salt-Fired Pottery by Marianne Cordyack of Reston. The exhibit runs March Three via April 6. The gallery is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day. Contact the gallery at 703-494-0584 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sprint Duo. 3-5 p.m. At Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 8336 Carrleigh Parkway, Springfield. Sprint Duo has thrilled audiences throughout the US with virtuoso performances. Each stellar trumpet gamers in their very own proper, this live performance will function each gamers and will probably be joined by organist Michael Lodico. Free — donations welcomed. Go to www.kirkwoodpres.com.
Fireplace Cooking Workshops. 10 a.m. to Four p.m. At George Mason’s Gunston Corridor, 10709 Gunston Highway, Mason Neck. Be part of within the fireplace kitchen at Gunston Corridor for the final word expertise in gradual meals as you study to make use of 18th-century cooking strategies and recipes to create interval dishes. Use your fireplace abilities to analyze advanced recipes whereas cooking over an open flame, take a tour of the home and meet different meals fanatics. The Starting and Intermediate Fireplace Cooking Workshops are actually open! Up for a problem? Register for each courses and expertise a full weekend of 18th century cooking. Price: $100 – $225. Go to the web site: https://gunstonhall.org/occasion/hearth-cooking-workshops/
SPRINGPEX Stamp Present. Saturday 10 a.m. to six p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. At Robert E. Lee Excessive College (Cafeteria), 6540 Franconia Highway, Springfield. The Springfield Stamp Membership hosts the 50th annual SPRINGPEX. There will probably be 26 sellers from all through the Jap US and Mid-Atlantic area, 50 frames of displays, specialised membership and society conferences and show tables, a U.S. Postal Service sales space, and a particular children desk with plenty of free materials for younger stamp collectors. Occasion covers (particular envelopes) will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, and the 100th Anniversary of Lady’s Suffrage/19th Modification. Admission and parking (on the entrance of the constructing) are free. Go to http://www.springfieldstampclub.org
Poetry of Music: It Takes a Entire Village. 7 p.m. At Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale. That includes the Grasp Singers, Live performance Choir and Treble Choruses of the Fairfax Choral Society. With Patrick Vaughn, Director, Youth Choruses of the Fairfax Choral Society. Tickets are $15/adults; $5/college students; Youngsters 13 and below free.
Bruin 5K & Cub 1K. 8-10 a.m. At Lake Braddock Secondary College, 9200 Burke Lake Highway, Burke. This household fitness-focused occasion will probably be run at and round LBSS. There will probably be health honest and music all through the course. Proceeds assist the PTSA sponsor actions and occasions for LBSS college students and their households. Price is $30-$35 for 5K; $20 for 1K. For extra info and to register, go to:
Moon Child Present. 10 a.m. to Four p.m. At The Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce Avenue, Springfield. The Moon Child Present will probably be presenting manufacturers, sources, and schooling to households (new and anticipating). The Moon Child Present is a child expo the place new and anticipating mother and father from all backgrounds join with native companies and providers that may assist them with info referring to being pregnant, childbirth, and parenthood. Go to www.themoonbabyshow.com.
Animal Invoice City Corridor. 2-Four pm, West Springfield Authorities Middle, 6140 Rolling Rd, Springfield. State elected officers talk about animal payments heard within the latest Normal Meeting session. An Animal Management Officer recounts the profitable cruelty investigation which led to closing an area pet retailer. Public invited; no price. Hosted by VA Canine Military, a companion animal advocacy group. Contact email@example.com
Love Songs from Brahms to Broadway. 7 p.m. At Windfall Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. The Symphonic Refrain presents Love Songs from Brahms to Broadway that includes Thomas Colohan, Director, Symphonic Refrain. Tickets are $40/reserved seating; $25/grownup basic admission; $10/college students
Go to www.fairfaxchoralsociety.org
”The Thriller of Edwin Drood.” At The Workhouse Theatre, Constructing W3, Lorton. Fridays and Saturdays at Eight p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets: $20-$35 Based mostly on Charles Dickens’ remaining unfinished novel, this hilarious whodunit invitations the viewers to unravel its thriller by selecting the id of the assassin. Musical numbers embody “Good Strangers,” “Don’t Stop Whereas You’re Forward,” “Off To The Races” and “Moonfall”. Go to http://www.workhousearts.org/occasion/the-mystery-of-edwin-drood/2020-03-20/
Wednesday on the Motion pictures. At Cinema Arts Theatre, 9650 Primary Avenue, Fairfax. Sponsored by Shepherd’s Middle of Fairfax-Burke. Discounted tickets for seniors; $5.50. The group meets after the film for a brief dialogue of the movie. Transportation could also be supplied should you name the transportation workplace (703-323-4788) every week previous to the film date. Contact Anne Allen, at 703-978-5973, for film choice and different particulars.
Mannequin Basic 2020. 9 a.m. to Four p.m. At Fairfax Excessive College, 3501 Insurgent Run, Fairfax. The Northern Virginia Modelers Chapter, Worldwide Plastic Modelers Society presents an academic and enjoyable occasion for your complete household. Price is $8/adults; $10/contestant $10/household; free below 18. Go to the site: www.novaipms.org
Wholesome Strides 5K/10Ok. 7:30 a.m. At Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Highway, Fairfax Station. Registration is underway for the ninth annual Wholesome Strides 5K/10Ok on Saturday, Could 2. The 10Ok runs alongside a wooded path and takes individuals round Burke Lake. The 5K follows a tree-lined street via the park and is wheelchair accessible. Race walkers and strollers are welcome on the 5K route. Each programs are USATF licensed. The run begins at 7:30 a.m., and all ranges are welcome. Area is restricted to the primary 500 runners and walkers, so register early. The early chook price is $30 via Friday, January 31, 2020. The worth goes as much as $35 via Tuesday, March 31 and can then rise to $40, if there are nonetheless open spots. Group registration can be out there. Youngsters age two to 6 can register for the Lil’ Striders Tot Sprint for $10. Packets will probably be out there for pick-up on Friday, Could 1 on the Burke Lake Park Ice Cream Parlor from 2 to 7 p.m. and on race day at Shelter A from 6 to 7 a.m. Go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/healthy-strides.
Unprofane Riders 2nd Annual Automobile Present. 10 a.m. to three p.m. At American Legion Put up 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield. Automobiles, vehicles, SUVs, and bikes welcome. All makes and fashions. Registration: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will probably be trophies, door prizes, and raffle prizes. Food and drinks. Child-friendly occasion. Proceeds will probably be going to Shelter Home, Inc., a non-profit group that helps victims of home abuse. Sponsored by Safford of Springfield. Price: $20 Entry Payment for Automobiles, Vehicles and SUVS, $15 Entry Payment for Bikes, Spectators Free. Go to the web site: https://www.fb.com/occasions/2434610970197659/
Second Saturdays. 6-9 p.m. on the Workhouse Arts Middle, 9518 Workhouse Highway, Lorton. The Second Saturday Artwork Stroll is the proper time to fulfill practically 85 Resident and Affiliate Artists, creating artwork within the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Expertise performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, large band, jazz, and theater. Take pleasure in courses within the artwork of mixology or cuisines from across the globe. Take pleasure in artwork exhibitions in 9 galleries of the area’s best sculpture, portray, glass, ceramics, and fiber artwork works. Go to www.workhousearts.org/.
Senior Line Dancing. Mondays, 1 p.m.; Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Little RIver Glen Senior Middle, 4001 Barker Courtroom, Fairfax. Line Dancing is a mild, social type of cardio exercise. Research have proven it aids in averting Alzheimer’s illness. No earlier expertise wanted. Price: $5 per 8-week session. Electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or name 703-524-3739.
Fairfax Pets on Wheels New Volunteer Orientation. An orientation for brand new volunteers thinking about visiting residents of nursing properties and assisted dwelling services with their accredited pets via the Fairfax Pets On Wheels program is held the primary Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:30 p.m. Go to www.fpow.org for every month’s location. Previous to attending, please full the net utility discovered at www.fpow.org/volunteer. www.fpow.org, 703-324-5424 or email@example.com.
Carolina Shag. Wednesdays, 6:30-10 p.m. at Arlington/Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Free classes at 7:30 p.m. No companions wanted. Dinner menu. $8. Underneath 21 free. nvshag.org.
FUN-Train Thursdays, noon-12:50 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church Household Room, 7434 Tub St., Springfield. Inova licensed train teacher leads a reasonable stage train class with music and present occasions dialog. Muscle, Steadiness, Energy Coaching utilizing stretch bands and weights each standing and seated workout routines. Teacher donation is $5. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-499-6133.
Train Program Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. year-round at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Highway, Fairfax. The workout routines are for energy, steadiness and sustaining limberness. Contact SCFB workplace at 703-426-2824 for extra info.
Cafe Ivrit (Hebrew Cafe). Wednesdays. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Jewish Neighborhood Middle of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Shalom (whats up) Did you all the time need to converse in Hebrew? Be part of Na’ama every week for conversational Hebrew. You’ll study and follow Hebrew in a enjoyable and interactive means whereas studying extra about Israel. Free, nevertheless we ask that you simply attempt to attend usually. RSVP Naama.Gold@jccnv.org.
Smoke Free Bingo. 7 p.m. Each Friday. Fairfax Volunteer Hearth Division, 4081 College Drive, Fairfax. Free espresso, entertaining callers, $1,000 jackpot (with breaks for smoking pals). www.fairfaxvd.com. 703-273-3638.
English Dialog Teams weekly at George Mason, Burke Centre, and Lorton Libraries Follow and enhance your English. Day and begin occasions differ. Go to: va.evanced.information/fairfaxcounty/lib/eventcalendar.asp
Funday Monday 10:30 a.m., each Monday at Outdated City Corridor, 3999 College Drive, Fairfax. There will probably be music, motion, storytelling, performances, crafts, and extra. It’s open to youngsters of all ages, nevertheless particularly for many who haven’t but began college. Applications are free and open to the general public, donations are gratefully appreciated. There’s ample free parking within the downtown space, and stroller entry on the rear of Outdated City Corridor on Primary St. 703-385-7858 www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts for extra.