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.

Senior Olympics. The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics features more than 60 events that challenge the mind as well as the body. New games this year: jigsaw puzzle and line-dancing. The public is invited, free of charge, to all NVSO events. The games run Sept. 14-28. There will be no on-site registration for participants. Visit www.nvso.us.

Fall Art Classes. Sessions begin Saturday, Sept. 14 or Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Woods Community Centre at 10100 Wards Grove Circle, Burke. Art lessons for 5-8 years, 8 years & up and teens/adults. Call the instructor Carol Zeitlin at 703-250-6930 or visit www.czartlessons.com.

Art Exhibitions. Through Sept. 15, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic, 105 District Ave., Fairfax. For the first time, the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association is sharing its gallery space with a group of student artists. The Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic is a satellite gallery sponsored by the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association. Visit www.torpedofactoryartists.com/mosaic/ for more.

  • “Make Your Mark” is part of the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Associations’ effort to provide exhibit opportunities for gifted artists in the community. In this show, each of the 13 students taking classes from TFAA artist and arts educator Marsha Staiger present one painting that represents their body of work.

  • “Animal Kingdom” is the theme of the Torpedo Factory artists’ exhibit and will showcase the best of what nature has to offer, including the wild and the tame.

(Im)Permanence Continued. Through Oct. 6 in the McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. A solo exhibition featuring work by Cynthia Myron. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

VMFA: Futures. Through Oct. 6 in the McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. VMFA: Futures showcases artists joining the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. Comprised of a broad selection of humanizing works of ingenuity which liven the art landscape through sculpture, videography, painting, photography and new media, VMFA: Futures highlights emerging talent but also explores commonalities amongst the artists’ work. Featured artists include Soomin Ham, Rebecca Silberman, David Franusich and Sarah Phillips. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

Juried Exhibition: Clay International. Through Oct. 6 in the Vulcan Gallery, 1st Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Ceramic Artist and Educator Peter Beasecker juried over 300 images to select 52 pieces of art which incorporate a contemporary spirit as well as a technical mastery of the material for 2019 Workhouse Clay International. Clay International represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org 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.

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.

Friday/Sept. 13

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Sept. 14

Oktoberfest Volksmarch Walk. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Walk, jog or run 3 or 6 miles. German food and drinks. Begin anytime 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Leashed dogs welcome. Trail okay for sturdy stroller. Adult must accompany children under 12. Walk is free. Email nicebrowns@verizon.net for more. Call 703-407-7681 day of event.

NVSO Opening Ceremonies. 9-9:30 a.m. at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 South 2nd St., Arlington. Join the fun and cheer for athletes at the opening ceremonies of Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, featuring the carrying of the NVSO Olympic torch, Color Guard presentation and recognition of County officials and patrons. The public is invited, free of charge, to all NVSO events. For more information about events throughout Northern Virginia during the competition, Sept. 14-28, call 703-228-4721, go to www.nvso.us or email nvso1982@gmail.com.

AARP Boomers Academy. 9 a.m.-noon at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, 4210 Roberts Road, Fairfax. Join AARP Virginia and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University (OLLI Mason) for the 2nd Annual Boomers and Beyond Academy. Learn about the positive powers of lifelong learning, getting legal documents in order, decluttering a home, and more. Free. Visit

aarp.cvent.com/BoomerAcademy or call 1-877-926-8300.

Biketoberfest. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Two guided bike rides: 9 a.m., 24-miles through neighborhoods, along paved path and into Occoquan Park. Restrooms and water mid-way. 10 a.m., 15-mile ride is slower and flatter. German food and drinks at start/finish. Email nicebrowns@verizon.net for more. Call 703-407-7681 day of event.

American Pilgrims Walk. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. American Pilgrims on the Camino, who walked or will walk the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain, will go nine miles through parks. Interested people can join the group for the 9-mile hike to talk with experienced 'pilgrims' and plan their own adventure or live vicariously. Walk is free. German food for purchase. Email nicebrowns@verizon.net for more. Call 703-407-7681 day of event.

Naturalization Ceremony. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at George Mason's Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Help Gunston Hall celebrate America’s newest citizens at this special naturalization ceremony. George Mason helped found the United States of America, and paved the way for others to become citizens. Free admission until 1 p.m. Visit gunstonhall.org/event/naturalization-ceremony or call 703-550-9220.

Workhouse Brewfest. 1-8 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Join the fourth annual celebration of craft beer, art, music, distilled spirits, and more. Tickets are available at workhousebrewfest.org. Both General Admission and Designated Driver tickets will be available at the gate during the event. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

Find Magical Beasts and Craft a Wand at Harry Ponder. 2-3:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Boulevard, Springfield. While the wizards head to Hogwarts, muggles can celebrate the start of a new school year at Hidden Pond Nature Center with the “Harry Ponder” program. Learn about the nature center’s magical beasts, make a wand, have fortunes told by Professor Treefroggie, and defend against the dark arts of pollution. Designed for students age 6-18. $10 per child. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-pond.

Saturday-Sunday/Sept. 14-15

VGC Open House. Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 8 am.-9 p.m. at Virginia Golf Center, 5801 Clifton Road, Clifton. Enjoy the area’s largest Toptracer facility as Virginia Golf Center has 38 bays outfitted with the same ball-tracing technology used on the PGA Tour and owned by Topgolf. Free. Family friendly. Visit www.virginiagolfcenter.com or call 703-850-9970.

Sunday/Sept. 15

NTRAK Model Train Show at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK members will hold a N gauge Train Display. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Community Fair. 2-5 p.m. at Lorton Station Town Center, 9000 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. Lorton Station Community Fair features dance performance, DJ music, fitness demos, facepainting, balloon characters and touch-a-truck. Meet and shop with local business owners. Free admission. Food and drink available for purchase. Call 757-897-5724 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/lorton-station-community-fair-tickets-66831626193.

Organ Recital. 4-5:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 6509 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. St. Andrew's kicks off its new concert season with music by Bach, Bedard, Boelleman and Bairstow in a recital by Dr. Brennan Szafron. Come hear this wonderful and engaging virtuoso playing on a magnificent pipe organ. Free admission. Childcare provided. Reception to follow. Visit www.standrews.net or call 703-455-2500.

Monday/Sept. 16

Fall Classes at the Workhouse. Browse the culinary, painting, mixed media, photography, design, and other engaging courses available this fall. Visit reservations.workhousearts.org/Welcome.aspx to browse classes and register.

Wednesday/Sept. 18

SoberRide Fundraiser. 6-9 p.m. at Glory Days Grill in Fairfax. The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) fourth-annual “Football & Fundraising” event, features former Washington Redskin Ravin Caldwell, a sports memorabilia silent auction and door prizes. Glory Days Grill is donating the hors d’oeuvres buffet for the event. Open to the public. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets are on sale at www.wrap.org.

Thursday/Sept. 19

Lunch N’ Life. Noon-2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of Abiding Presence, 6304 Lee Chapel Road, Burke. Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke, the next Lunch N’ Life features guest speaker Ellen Johnson, who will discuss the Salem Witchcraft Phenomenon. For reservations, call Bea Stephenson at 703-273-5730 by Sept 13. $10; checks payable to SCFB. If transportation is needed, call the SCFB office 703-273-5730. Visit www.scfbva.org for more.

Hometown Thursdays: Hickory Grove Folk. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. Fairfax’s Hometown Thursdays concert series takes place the first and third Thursdays through September. A free, family-friendly event for all ages. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/hometown-thursdays for more.

Friday/Sept. 20

Lakeside Campfire Friday. 6:30-8 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Campfire programs are family-friendly and designed for participants age 3-adult. New topics and different areas of the parks are explored during each program. $8 per person. Call 703-569-3464 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-accotink.

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Lakeside Campfire Friday. 7:30-9 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Campfire programs are family-friendly and designed for participants age 3-adult. New topics and different areas of the parks are explored during each program. $10 per person. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-pond.

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Resource Fair. 5:45-7:45 p.m. at the Hylton Education Center on the campus of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Mental health experts from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Prince William County Community Services, National Alliance on Mental Illness and many more, will gather to take part in this important conversation. Non-profits will discuss area resources, warning signs, behaviors, treatments and/or options when it comes to mental illness and suicide prevention. Free, open to the public. More at pwcmentalhealth.eventbrite.com.

Friday-Sunday/Sept. 20-22

Capital Home Show. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Brett Tutor, the carpenter on TLC’s Trading Spaces, will headline with more than 250 companies exhibiting and showcasing the latest in home remodeling, renovation, décor and redesign. Visit www.capitalhomeshow.com for tickets.

Saturday-Sunday/Sept. 21-22

Children's Book Sale. Saturday, 10 am.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 p.m. at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Thousands of gently read books and non-book media organized by categories including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, chapter books, young adult, etc. $0.50-$4. Check or cash only. Free admission. Email FOLfairfaxcity@gmail.com or call 703-293-2132.

Archaeology Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at George Mason's Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Gunston Hall will celebrate their annual Archaeology Day, a day dedicated to digging up and discovering the mysteries of the past. Join friends and family for a fun-filled day of activities for all ages including sifting for artifacts, mending archaeology objects, and dressing like an archaeologist. Free with admission. Visit gunstonhall.org/event/archaeology-day/ or call 703-550-9220.

Mini Pop Up Psychic Fair. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Old Fire Station # 3 Bar & Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. Three psychic mediums come together for an event in downtown Fairfax City. Their vendor tables are located in an upstairs room that some say is haunted. Downstairs is the Old Fire Station Bar & Grill where visitors can enjoy food and/or drink. Access to the 2nd floor is by a staircase. Parking garages nearby are free on the weekends. All three vendors accept credit cards but prefer cash. Entrance is $1 at the door (cash only) or buy advance tickets at power-of-three.eventbrite.com.

Family Fun Bingo. 1-3 p.m. (doors open 12:30 p.m.) at the Parish Center Gym, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. All proceeds benefit The Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke and its work for area seniors. $10. Tickets include two bingo cards that can be played for the entire event, beverages and snacks. Additional cards available at $1 per card per game. To purchase tickets, call Lisa Carroll at 703-426-2824.

Crabs and Corn Hole. 1-4 p.m. at Fairwinds Brewing Company, 7000 Newington Road, Lorton. The Key Center PTA is sponsoring an All You Can Eat Crabs and Sides. Tickets are limited. All profits will go to support Key Center School programs. $55. Visit keycenter.fcps.edu/ or call 703-313-4000.

Saturday-Sunday/Sept. 21-22

Unleash the Beast. At Fairfax’s EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. For just the second time in league history, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite Unleash The Beast will take over Fairfax’s EagleBank Arena for two nights. The Fairfax Invitational, the 22nd stop on the premier series, will feature the Top 35 bull riders in the world squaring off in epic 8-second confrontations all night long. Visit www.ticketmaster.com/pbr-unleash-the-beast-tickets/artist/2550701 for tickets.

Sunday/Sept. 22

Electric Car Expo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Old Town Square, North Street, Fairfax. Come see and feel electric vehicles, learn about the benefits of electric, and enjoy local refreshments. Free. Email laura@generation180.org for more.

Book and Memorabilia Sale. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Experience the Second Annual Civil War Book & Memorabilia Sale featuring authors, artifacts, books and memorabilia items. Admission $5 per person. Contact Frank Stringfellow Camp Commander Bud Mayo at mayo5304@cox.net or 703-389-1505 for vendor information.

Game Day and Scavenger Hunt. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Play a Train or History

Game as well as try your luck at a Scavenger Hunt. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Monday/Sept. 23

Fairfax Lions Blood Drive. 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. The demand for donated blood in our nation’s hospitals is consistently high – about 40,000 donors every single day. Make a life saving difference, give blood. Free. Visit www.fairfaxlions.org or call 703-266-2776.

Wednesday-Sunday/Sept. 25-29

Library Book Sale. Wednesday (member preview), 3-6 p.m.; Thursday, 1-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday ($5 bag sale), 1-3 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library. Join the Friends of the Burke Centre Library at their largest fall book sale with over 12,000 books, 75 percent hardcover and 100 percent donated. All proceeds benefit the Burke Centre Library and the Fairfax Library Foundation for collection enhancement and other programming.

Thursday/Sept. 26

Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tournament. At the Westfields Golf Club, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave., Clifton. Erin was a 2006 Westfield High grad who died in the April 2007 Virginia Tech tragedy. Afterward, her parents started the Erin Peterson Fund (EPF) to award scholarships in her memory to those less fortunate, plus the Leadership for Tomorrow program which provides grants to at-risk male students at Westfield.

Community members make that possible each year when they play in the tournament and support the fund. To register, go to www.erinpetersonfund.org and click on Golf Registration. Raffle tickets may also be purchased online.

Friday/Sept. 27

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Sept. 28

Annual Community Country Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Historic Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Enjoy a day of outdoor fun and learning with historic colonial church tours, organ concerts, children’s games, barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs, homemade apple butter, live music, and much more. All are welcome. Visit www.pohick.org or call 703-339-6572.

Burke Historical Society. 3:30-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Kayleen Reusser, author of several books documenting interviews with World War II veterans, discusses her travels in Europe tracing the war and conversations with veterans who served in those locales. Free. Email slawski_brian@yahoo.com. or visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org.

Wednesday/Oct. 9

Nine and Wine. 5-8 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy a round on Virginia's newest golf course. Price includes range balls, golf cart and nine holes of golf and a glass of wine. This event welcomes the first 12 people who RSVP. Come solo or bring a friend. Payment will be made upon arrival at the event venue. Check in at to pro shop at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Member, $32; non-members, $42. RSVP to Roberta Korzen at roberta.korzen@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8782.

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

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.

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.

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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