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March 

March 24 - Muldoon Concert Series: An Afternoon of Organ-ic Delight, St. Albans Episcopal Church, 6800 Columbia Pike, Annandale, 4 p.m. Free. Featuring award-winning organist Mickey Terry. Refreshments after the concert. 703-256-2966.

March 25 - Teen Advisory Board, George Mason Regional Library,7-8 p.m. Share ideas to improve teen programming and earn volunteer credit. Grades 7-12.

March 27 - STEM: Code-a-Pillar and Scratch Jr., George Mason Regional Library, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-5 with adult. Register online or call 703-256-3800.

March 27 - Eakin Park Field Trip, 8515 Tobin Road, Annandale. Led by Jean Tatalias of the Northern Virginia Bird Club. 

March 27 - GM Cinema: Midweek Movie: “Letters to Juliet,” George Mason Regional Library, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Popcorn provided. Adults and teens.

March 28 - 3D Printing Basics, George Mason Regional Library, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Set up and use a Tinkercad account online to create 3D objects and see MakerBots in action. Adults. Register online or call 703-256-3800.

March 28-30 - Seussical the Musical, Annandale High School, Watson Auditorium, 7 p.m., plus a 2 p.m. show on March 30. Tickets can be ordered online.

March 29 - Eastern European meatless meals served every Friday during Lent, Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 3410 Woodburn Road, Annandale, Menu features pirohy, halushki, soups, and desserts. Takeout 4-7 p.m., Dine in 5-7 p.m. 

March 29-April 13 – “August: Osage County,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Tracy Letts, presented by the Providence Players, James Lee Community Center. 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; Sunday matinees 2 p.m. on March 31 and April 7. $20 (seniors and students).

March 29 - DNC2Beat Bachata Block Party, The Block, 4221 John Marr Drive, Annandale, 11 p.m.-2 p.m.

March 30 - Rise, Run, Shine Running Festival, Mason District Park, 8 a.m.

March 30 - An Irish Dance Presentation, United Baptist Church, 7100 Columbia Pike, Annandale, noon-1:30 p.m. Hosted by the Shepherds Center of Annandale-Springfield. $15. Contact 703-941-1419 or shepherdscas@vacoxmail.com for reservations. 

March 30 - The Marital Misadventures of Henry VIII, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1 p.m. $45, includes full English tea; $22 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 for reservations.

April

April 1 - Community meeting on VDOTs plans for paving and re-striping in Mason District, Belvedere Elementary School, 6:30 p.m.

April 4 - Annandale Pyramid Unity Night: Holmes Middle School faculty vs. Poe Middle School faculty basketball game, Annandale High School gym, 6:30 p.m. Proceeds support the Holmes and Poe PTAs and Annandale Boosters Club. Adults $5, students $2, children 5 and under free. 

April 5 - Eastern European meatless meals served every Friday during Lent, Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 3410 Woodburn Road, Annandale, Menu features pirohy, halushki, soups, and desserts. Takeout 4-7 p.m., Dine in 5-7 p.m. 

April 6 - Watershed Cleanup, Pine Ridge Park, Annandale, 9-11:30 a.m. Hosted by the Nature Conservancy and Fairfax County Park Authority. Sign up here.

April 6 - Watershed Cleanup, Lake Accotink Park, Springfield, 9-11:30 a.m. Hosted by the Nature Conservancy and Fairfax County Park Authority. Sign up here.

April 6 - Watershed Cleanup, Ossian Hall Park, Annandale, 9-11:30 a.m. Hosted by the Nature Conservancy and Fairfax County Park Authority. Sign up here.

April 6 – Ikebana Floral Design Workshop, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival by learning the Japanese art of flower arrangement. Ages 16 and up. $39 plus $25 supply fee. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 6 – Ikebana Floral Design Workshop for Kids, Green Spring Gardens, 1-2 p.m. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival by learning the Japanese art of flower arrangement. Ages 9-12. $15 plus $15 supply fee. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 7 – Art Bloom, Strawberry Park, Mosaic District, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Interactive art installations, live music, beer garden, craft and vintage gift fair. Free.

April 7 - Taste of Islam, Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, 3159 Row St., Seven Corners, noon-5 p.m. Tours, discussions, entertainment, and food. 

April 8 - Positive Aging and Wellness Fair, Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 9 - Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Culmore Clinics new home, First Christian Church of Falls Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike Seven Corners, 8-10 a.m.

April 12-13 - AAUW Book Sale, Falls Church Rec Center, 223 Little Falls Road, Falls Church, Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Most books $3 or less. Funds raised support scholarships for girls. 

April 13 - Free gardening advice and learn how to rent a garden plot, Pine Ridge Park, 3401 Woodburn Road, Annandale, 10 a.m.-noon. 

April 13 - History Symposium: Performing HistoryHistoric House at Green Spring Gardens,  9 a.m.-1 p.m. $58, includes full English tea; $22 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 for reservations.

April 13 - Northern Virginia Community College Medical Education Campus Open House, 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet NVCC students, faculty, and advisers and learn about health sciences degree and certificate programs. 

April 13 - Garden Tour and Tea, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1 p.m. $32. Call 703-941-7987 or register online.

April 15 - FACETS Annual Hope in Bloom Breakfast, Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, 7-9 a.m. Learn about poverty and homelessness in Fairfax County and hear directly from FACETS clients. Free. RSVP here.

April 25 - Green Festival, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This years theme is Biodiversity and Urbanization. Free. 

April 25-28 - George Mason Library Semi-Annual Book Sale. 3-9 p.m. on Thursday, 10-6 on Friday, 10-5 on Saturday, and noon-5 on Sunday.

April 27 - Color Run/Walk, Annandale High School, check in at 8:30 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. Participants will run or walk along a two-mile stretch of Medford Drive while being pelted with colored powder. $10 for students, $15 for adults. Sponsored by the Annandale High School PTSA, Register here.

April 27 - Culmore Multicultural Day, Woodrow Wilson Library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Live music and dance, childrens activities. 

April 27 - Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout, Mason Police Station and other locations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 27 - All You Can Eat Crab Leg and Shrimp Fest, Annandale Volunteer Fire Department, 7128 Columbia Pike, 2-5 p.m.

April 28 - Rome-ing through the Garden, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1 p.m. Learn about gardens in ancient Rome. $35 includes tea; $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 or register online.


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