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June 

June 13 – Bike Event, Crossroads Interim Park, 5831 Columbia Pike, Bailey’s Crossroads, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by the Bailey’s Crossroads/7 Corners Revitalization Corporation. Free bike tune-up from Neighborhood Bike Repair & Maintenance; Mama’s Donut Bites food truck.

June 13 - Growth and Change, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1-2 or 2:30-3:30 p.m. Ages 3 and up.  $7. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call 703- 222-4664.

June 13 - The Victorian Seaside, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $38, includes traditional English tea, $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 

June 14 - George Mason Library’s Teen Advisory Board, meets virtually, 5-5:30 p.m. Grades 7-12. Earn volunteer hours for community service. 

June 14 - LGBTQ+ Protections in Fairfax County, 6-7 p.m. Hosted by the Fairfax County Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs and Aging Rainbows. Learn about new civil rights protections recently enacted in Virginia. Sign up here.

June 15 - Outdoor Storytime, on the greens behind George Mason Regional Library, weather permitting, 11-11:20 a.m. Ages 2-5 with an adult. Bring a towel to sit on. 

June 15 - Public Meeting  on Resilient Fairfax, 6:30-8:30 p.m., on Zoom. Learn about county efforts to increase resilience to climate impacts, such as flooding, severe storms, and extreme temperatures. Register here.

June 16 - Interpreting Census Records, hosted online by George Mason Regional Library, 4-5 p.m. Cindy Bennett from the Burke Historical Society will offer a general perspective on the federal census as a genealogical tool. 

June 17 - Meet the Author – Write a Book, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, outdoors, 1-2 p.m. Ages 3-7. $9. Children’s book author Meg DeBoe will share her books, Let’s Move and Lucy and the Fox, then participants will create a new story. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call Hidden Oaks, 703-941-1065. 

June 19 - Child Safety Seat Inspection, 9-11:30 a.m. Mason Police Station. First-come, first served. 

June 19 - Gardening with Ferns, a webinar hosted by Green Spring Gardens, 10 a.m. Ages 16 and up. $15. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

June 19 - Butterfly Playground Hunt, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10 a.m. Ages 3-7. $10. 

June 20 - Animal Dads, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1 p.m. Ages 2-6. $8. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call Hidden Oaks, 703-941-1065. 

June 20 - Summer Solstice Campfire, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 6 and up. $7. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call 703- 222-4664.

June 21 - Storytelling in the Garden, Green Spring Gardens, 9-9:45 a.m. Ages 2 and up. $5. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

June 21 - Cook the Book! prepare a recipe from any Julia Child cookbook and discuss your results, hosted online by George Mason Regional Library, 7-9 p.m. 

June 22 - Suicide Prevention Training, using the QPR (question, persuade, and refer) method, hosted by the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, online, 10-11 a.m. Free. 

June 22 - Mason District Land Use Committee, 7:30. Tentative topic: a proposed Fairfax Water pump station on Sleepy Hollow Road. Register for the online meeting here.

June 23 - George Mason Current Issues Discussion Group, 2-3:30 p.m. Discuss today’s issues in a safe, moderated environment online. 

June 23 - Welcome to Medicare, 3-7 p.m. Hosted by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program’s National Technical Assistance Center.

June 23 - Planning Commission hearing on the proposal to replace Public Storage on Ravensworth Road with a larger storage facility, 7:30 p.m. Register to speak here.

June 26 - ACCA Food Drive, hosted by the Bailey’s Crossroads Rotary Club and the Mason Police District, parking lot in front of the police station, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 26 - Garden Tour and Ice Cream, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $15. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 

June 27 - Scavenger Hunt: Evidence, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. All ages. $7. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call 703- 222-4664.

June 27 - Moon Magic, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $38, includes traditional English tea, $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 


June 29 - Outdoor Storytime, on the greens behind George Mason Regional Library, weather permitting, 11-11:20 a.m. Ages 2-5 with an adult. Bring a towel to sit on. 

June 29 - Virtual Community Meeting on the Annandale Civic Space, a new park at 7200 Columbia Pike, 7 p.m. Details TBA.

June 29 - Community meeting on the Annandale Civic Space Initiative proposed for Columbia Pike, 7 p.m. More details will be posted here.

July

July 7 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Shenandoah Run (folk), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 9 - Toddler Time: Terrific Turtles, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 4-4:45 p.m. Ages 2-4. $8. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call Hidden Oaks, 703-941-1065. 

July 9 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Tom Paxton (folk), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 10 - Eco-Gardening Ideas Evening Stroll, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $10. Register online through Parktakes or call 703-642-5173. 

July 10 - Children’s show: 123 Andrés, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free. 

July 10 - Peru Cultural Heritage Night: Centro Cultural Peru, Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free. 

July 10 - Goodnight Walk – Bats, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7:45-8:45 p.m. Ages 3 and up. $7. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call 703- 222-4664.

July 11 - The Crown: Fact or Fiction? Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $18, includes traditional English tea, $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register. 

July 11 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Debi Smith (pop/folk), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 14 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: City of Falls Church Prism Ensembles (chamber music and Dixieland), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 16 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: the NOVA Annandale Symphony Orchestra, Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 17 - Children’s show: Mr. Gabe & the Circle Time All-Star, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free.  

July 17 - Backyard Composting Basics, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $18. Register online through Parktakes or call 703-642-5173. 

July 17 - Scavenger Hunt: Life Under a Log, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. All ages. $7.  Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call 703- 222-4664.

July 17 - Irish Cultural Heritage Night: Irish Breakfast Band, Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 18 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Ramblin’ Jack Elliot (folk), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 19 - Storytelling in the Garden, Green Spring Gardens, 9-9:45 a.m. Ages 2 and up. $5. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

July 21 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Natty Beaux (swing), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 23 - Animals Underground, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 4-4:45 p.m. Ages 2-5. $8. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call Hidden Oaks, 703-941-1065. 

July 23 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: King Teddy (swing), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 24 - Sensory Walk, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. Ages 3-12. $9. Register online through Parktakes by searching the title or call Hidden Oaks, 703-941-1065. 

July 24 - Children’s show: the Great Zucchini, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free.  

July 24 - Family Fun: Planting Your Plate, Green Spring Gardens, 10 a.m. Ages 5 and up. $15. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

July 24 - Garden Tour and Ice Cream, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $10. Register online through Parktakes or call 703-941-7987. 

July 24 - Vietnam Cultural Heritage Night: Prelude Chamber Ensemble, Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 25 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Seán Heely Celtic Trio (Irish/Scottish), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 28 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Ruthie & the Wranglers (American/roots), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 30 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Apple Core (Beatles tribute band), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

July 31 - Children’s show: Rocknoceros, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free.  

July 31 - German band: Kings Park Band, Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.

August 

Aug. 1 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Moonshine Society (R&B), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 4 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Bio Ritmo (salsa), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 6 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: the Frog Pond Pickers (country/gospel), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 7 - Children’s show: Blue Sky Puppet Theater, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free.  

Aug. 7 - Lua Project Mexilachian Music (a blend of Mexican and Appalachian music), Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 8 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Hogslop String Band (bluegrass), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 11 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Washington Balalaika Orchestra (Russian folk music), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 13 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Billy Price and his Charm City Rhythm Band (blues), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 14 - Children’s show:  Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Percussion Ensemble, Mason District Park Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Free.  

Aug. 14 - United States Army Blues (jazz), Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 15 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Wicked Olde (Celtic/bluegrass), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 18 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes (blues), Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 20 - Spotlight by Starlight concert: The United States Navy Country Current, Mason District Park amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 21 - Bolivian Cultural Heritage Night: Fraternidad Folklorica Cultural Morenada Bolivia USA, Ossian Hall Park, 7:30 p.m. Free.























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