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McLean Orchestra, Undercover

Martinis and mysterious music are key ingredients for the McLean Orchestra’s “Shaken, Not Stirred” concert, Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m., at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Rd, McLean. Noted local vocalist Delores King Williams joins the Orchestra for an evening of classic spy movie and show music, including the James Bond theme, “Mission Impossible,” “Pink Panther,” “The Spy Who Loved Me,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and a tribute to Henry Mancini. Concluding the evening will be selections from the 1920s Russian film score to “Lt. Kiji,” by Prokofiev.

The concert is presented by McEnearney Associates Inc. The official vodka sponsor for the evening is Hangar One vodka. Both martinis and cosmopolitans, as well as wine, soda and bottled water, will be sold in the lobby.

Prices for tickets are as follows: general admission $23, seniors/students $20, youths (12 and under) $5. To order tickets or for more information, call 703-893-8646, or visit www.mclean-orchestra.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Assistance League Meeting

Assistance League of Northern Virginia will hold a multi-town membership meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, from 10:15 a.m.-noon, at the Chantilly branch of the Fairfax County Public Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road in Chantilly.

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is a chapter of National Assistance League, a nonprofit, nonsectarian, volunteer service organization, which promotes volunteerism through leadership training and education in 25 states. Locally, Assistance League members implement its mission to promote the well-being, self-esteem and education of at-risk youth and adults living in Northern Virginia through two philanthropic projects, Operation School Bell and Operation Hugs. For more information, contact Debbie Kiessling, membership chairman, at 703-758-1085, or Cindy Burgess, president, at 703-758-8454. The Assistance League national Web site is www.assistanceleague.org .

Police Seek Information on Fugitive

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is asking for the public's assistance in locating 38-year-old Bre Elle Stevens. Stevens is wanted in Fairfax County on outstanding warrants for unauthorized use of a vehicle, larceny by false pretense, and failing to appear in court on charges of defrauding an innkeeper and writing a worthless check. Stevens also has outstanding warrants in the City of Alexandria and Loudoun County. She is aware of these outstanding warrants but has not turned herself in. Bre Stevens has been seen driving a black, four-door 2005 Audi A6. The vehicle had a temporary Virginia license plate Z665195, but that tag is now expired. The vehicle is entered as a stolen vehicle.

Stevens is white, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 200 pounds. She has blond hair and brown eyes and has no known address.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward of $100-$1,000 will be paid for information which leads to her arrest. As always, callers need not give their names or appear in court.

Police Seek Information on Abduction/Robbery

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the persons responsible for abducting a 58-year-old Alexandria-area man and then stealing his vehicle and robbing him. Around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, the man was sitting in his vehicle in the 6000 block of Clames Drive, when he was ordered out of his car by a man with a gun.

The first suspect is described as black, in his early 20s, about 5 feet 4 inches tall and 150 pounds. The second suspect is also described as black, in his 20s, about 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. Both suspects were wearing gray, hooded sweat shirts. There is no description of the two other suspects.

Anyone with information on this incident or the people involved is asked to call Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A $1,000 cash reward will be paid for information which leads to an arrest. As always, callers need not give their names or appear in court.

McLean Newcomers to Meet

The McLean Newcomers Club, a social organization made up of newcomers and not-so-newcomers from McLean and its environs, meets on Wednesday, March 2 for a members-and-their-guests-only event. Call 703-790-8284 for information, or email mcleannewcomers@yahoo.com.

The Club meets for a luncheon Wednesday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m., featuring Kathryn Abdul Baki speaking about women in the Middle East. For reservations call 703-790-8284. For more information about the Newcomers Club visit geocities.com/mcleannewcomers/.

McLean Day Festival

Local businesses, nonprofit organizations and crafters are invited to sign up now for an exhibit booth or sponsorship in the annual McLean Day Festival. The event presents an opportunity for business owners, organization staffers and crafters to show their community spirit and introduce their products and services to more than 8,000 prospective new customers, clients and supporters. Sponsored by the McLean Community Center, McLean Day draws families and individuals from all areas of Northern Virginia. Carnival rides, food, games and other family-friendly activities will be featured. “McLean Day 2005: Celebrating Our Hometown” will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., on Sat., May 21, at Lewinsville Park. The park is located at 1659 Chain Bridge Road. The event is free and open to the public. Exhibitors who sign up now will be able to choose a prime location for their booths.

For more information, contact MCC community events director Sam Roberts at 703-790-0123/TTY: 703-827-8255, sam.roberts@fairfaxcounty.gov. To register online, visit www.mcleancenter.org (click on Community Events) and download a booth registration/sponsorship form.