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Thursday/June 13

Mothers and More, a support group for mothers who have altered their career path to stay home with their children, will meet on Thursday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center’s main building. Visitors are free and welcome. Call 1-866-716-7766 (local call) for more information. June topic: Financial Issues for Women.

“Thrilling Summer Seafood Grilling,” a dinnertime demonstration and tasting sponsored by the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department, will be held from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Fresh Fields Whole Foods Market, 143 Maple Ave. E. Rodney King of Fresh Fields will demonstrate preparation and grilling tips for salmon, oysters, scallops and more with sizable tastings. The fee is $12 per person, and advance registration is required. For more information, call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360.

Vienna mayor Jane Seeman will install the 2002-03 Board of Directors of the Vienna-Tyson’s Regional Chamber of Commerce at their June 13 membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The luncheon will be held at Restaurant Seven, located at 8521 Leesburg Pike in Tysons Corner. To R.S.V.P., call 703-281-1333.

Friday/June 14

The Lunch Pack. Bring your lunch and listen to stories. 12:30 p.m. Dolley Madison Library 1244 Oak Ridge Ave. McLean. Ages 2-6 with adult. Call to register: 703-356-0770.

Family Movie in the Park. Enjoy a favorite family movie outdoors at Vienna’s Glyndon Park beginning at dusk (around 8:45 p.m.). Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Parents are required to stay with their children during the movie. For information on which G-rated movie will be shown, call 703-255-7842 after noon on June 12, and for weather information, on the day of the show.

Christian Women’s Club of Fairfax County will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a “Teddy Bears on Parade” luncheon. Rebecca Stalcup from Country Clutter will show collectible Boyd Bears, and the keynote speaker will be Millie Farthing from Winterhaven, Fla. At the Doubletree Hotel, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner. Reservations are $14 inclusive. Call 703-893-1340 for more information.

Moodroom Concert Performance. moodroom is a five piece alternative pop band touring in support of their recently released debut full length album, entitled “Hung Up On Breathing” (Fowl Records). moodroom has recently performed at the HFStival at RFK Stadium. Favorably compared to bands such as No Doubt, Garbage, and Smashing Pumpkins, moodroom has gotten great reviews in “Billboard Magazine” and “CMJ Weekly New Music Report.” They will perform at TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax, at 9 p.m.

The MOM Team support group will meet from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Great Falls Library, Georgetown Pike, across from the Village Center near Walker Rd. Meeting is open to all. bring children. For more information, call Loretta Arey at 703-450-7538. FREE.

Saturday/June 15

Open House at the new Northside Public Works Facility will be held on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Come see a display of Public Works vehicles and equipment and meet the department staff. There will be light refreshments and Clean and Green coloring books and kid-size “hard hats” for children. The entrance to the facility is located at the end of Mill Street Northeast. For more information, call the Vienna Public Works Department at 703-255-6381.

McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women will be collecting used books, records, CD’s, tapes, videos and software at the Sun Trust Bank at 515 Maple Ave. E. in Vienna from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book questions? Call 703-356-7926.

Bravo, Broadway. National Symphony Orchestra with music director Leonard Slatkin. Performance begins at 8:15 p.m. David Commanday, conducting, Susan Egan, vocals, Ron Raines, tenor, Doug Labrecque, baritone. Tickets can be purchased at the Filene Center Box Office located at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna; by calling at 703-218-6500; or online at For more information, call Wolf Trap at 703-255-1860.

Vienna Saturday Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. until noon in the Town Hall parking lot. Fresh veggies available, along with fresh cut flowers, coffee, and baked goods. At 127 Center Street South in Vienna, call Karyn at 703-243-4145 for more information.

The Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, June 15th from 9am to 1pm. The sale will be held in our Community Hall and there is plenty of free parking in our parking lot. Table space is available for rent at $15 per table. If you are interested in renting table space to sell your own items, or if you wish to donate items for Dunn Loring to use or sell, please contact Rose-Ellen Eastman via e-mail at or via pager at 703-701-4863. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of merchandise and the rental of tables will go directly to the Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Department.

Ski Chalet will host the annual Kayak Swap at Ski Chalet in Gaithersburg at 203 Muddy Branch Road. For more information visit or call 301-948-5200.

Sunday/June 16

The Vienna Community Band will perform a Father’s Day concert. on Sunday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, located at 120 Cherry St. S.E., in Vienna. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Stan Eillis at 703-476-1127.

Father’s Day Celebration will be held at Colvin Run Mill on Sunday, June 16, from noon-4 p.m., including free woodcarving lessons, free concert from 2-4 p.m. with the Mill Run Dulcimer Band, free tours of the mill and miller’s house for all dads accompanied by their children, and 50-cent hand-cranked ice cream. Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Eighteenth-Century Wheat Harvest at Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 1-4 p.m. Watch the farmer and his neighbors cut the grain, then join them to bind and stack the crop. Churn butter and learn how to bake wheat bread. Located at 6310 Georgetown Pike in McLean. Adults $3 and children (3-12) and senior citizens $1.50, includes light refreshments. For more information, call 703-442-7557 or visit

Monday/June 17

Bike Trip for Adults. The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a bike journey for adults along Pennsylvania’s York County Heritage Trail. A van will leave at 8 a.m. from the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., and return at 7 p.m. The fee of $68 per person includes transportation, lunch and snacks. Rental bikes are available for an additional $20, and helmets can be rented for $3. Advance registration is required. For more information, call Vienna Parks and Recreation at 703-255-6360.

Tuesday/June 18

Helen Thomas, White House press correspondent, will speak at McLean’s Alden Theater at the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., on Tuesday, June 18. She will sign copies of her new book, “Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President: Wit and Wisdom from the Front Row at the White House.” Free. Copies of the book will be for sale at 20-percent off the list price.

The Kings Park Concert Band, under the direction of John Pickeral, will present a selection of classical and contemporary band music at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at Kings Park, on Kings Park Drive in Burke, Virginia. Free.