The Jury System: What’s the Verdict? Join the members of the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area as they consider whether the jury system serves American justice as it was meant, or if it is time for a change. Meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Free. For location call 703-658-9150 or visit www.lwv-fairfax.org.
The Vienna Jaycees will gather at Tequila Grande restaurant at 7:30 p.m. for dinner and a chapter meeting. Vienna-area residents ages 21-40 are invited to learn about the Jaycees' upcoming community projects. Visit www.viennajaycees.org.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor's Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, S.E., Suite D, Vienna. Robert Wilson will speak about his tour as a crew member of an Air Force AC-119 gunship. Call Len Ignatowski at 703-255-0353 or visit www.geocities.com/vva227.
The June Meeting for CHADD of Northern Virginia is "All About Coaching for ADD and AD/HD: Coaching Across the Lifespan." Presenter is Denise Gallagher, MPA, CPCC, with a panel of coaches. Meeting is from 7-9:15 p.m. in the Media/Library Room of Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. There is no cost. Visit www.novachadd.org.
“Boutique Night” at The Artful Gift Shop, 145 B Church St., N.W., Vienna. Several local artists will be premiering their jewelry, handbags, belts and other handcrafted items for sale from 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Visit www.artfulgiftshop.com or call 703-242-1220.
Soccer Try-outs. The Great Falls Renegades will hold try-outs for the 2006-2007 season. 4:30 p.m., Nike Field #7. Visit www.greatfallssoccer.com
Sixth-Grade Party. A party for Vienna-area sixth-graders to celebrate the end of the school year will be held from 3-6:30 p.m. at Club Phoenix Teen Center, located in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Admission is free. Celebrate the beginning of summer vacation with a DJ, food and prizes. Call 703-255-6360.
Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by Vienna American Legion Post 180, is being held at Penderbrook Golf Course, 3700 Golf Trail Lane, Fairfax, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost of $80 per person or $320 per foursome includes greens fees, golf carts, beverages, awards and steak dinner. Make checks payable to Post 180 and mail to 330 Center St., N., Vienna, VA 22180. Call Dan Dellinger or Bill Murphy at 703-938-9535.
Weichert, Realtors will hold its third annual Charity Tag Sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot at 313 Maple Ave., W., Vienna. Household items, toys, furniture and more will be on sale. All proceeds will benefit CHO and Kidsave.
Vienna Farmers’ Market. Cherries and raspberries are coming, as well as farm fresh yogurt. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.
Celebrating Dads at the annual Father’s Day celebration at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls from noon-4 p.m. Treat Dad to a free wood carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Woodcarver, nominal charge for wood blanks. Hand-crank ice cream and sample for 75 cents a cup. Free tours of the mill and miller's house for all Dads accompanied by their children. Call 703-759-2771.
Wheat Harvest Participatory Event. 1 - 4 p.m. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Watch the colonial farmer and his neighbors cut the
grain, and join them to bind and stack the crop. At the colonial farm house, lend a hand churning butter, and learn how the farm wife bakes wheat bread. Regular admission: $3 adults; $2 children and senior citizens. Complimentary admission with farm membership. Weather
permitting, call 703-903-9330 day of event.
Breakfast Buffet. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 180 and the Sons of the Legion are hosting a buffet from 8 a.m.-noon at the American Legion Post, 330 Center St., N. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Call 703-938-9535.
Monthly Membership Meeting of the Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club. Following a short business meeting, guest speaker Katherine K. Blair, a delegate to the Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders, will talk about the state of canine legislation in Virginia. Meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Dunn Loring Firehouse, 2148 Gallows Road. Free and open to the public.
Bikes@vienna provides a free bike safety check from 4-8 p.m. at the bikes@vienna store, 128A Church St., N.W. Safety checks will be provided for children 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. In addition, small repairs and adjustments will be done. The value of the services provided at no charge will not exceed $10 in labor per young person. The rain date for the event is Thursday, June 22, 4-6 p.m. Visit www.bikesatvienna.com.
Public Speaking Seminar. Hunter Mill Toastmasters present a one-hour demonstration of public speaking skills and how to improve them. Free and open to the public. The program is at 7:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Public Library, 101 Maple Avenue E., Vienna. Call 703-281-2824.
Guest Speaker. The Greater Vienna Republican Woman's Club is hosting Robert Shoemaker of the American Council for Immigration Reform at 10:30 a.m. Call Sigrid Crane at 703-938-0954.
The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department will welcome FEMA Director and VVFD honorary chief David Paulison, along with Board of Supervisors Chair Gerry Connolley, Del. Steve Shannon, U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, State Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis, Mayor Jane Seeman and the Vienna Town Council, to their station’s re-dedication. Activities include the Vienna Police Color Guard, rendition of the National Anthem and an official opening ceremony. 10 a.m.-noon. The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department is located at 400 Center St., S. Visit www.vvfd.org or call 703-938-2678.
Used Book Collection. The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women is collecting used books, CDs, tapes, videos and software today at SunTrust Bank, 515 Maple Ave., E., Vienna, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No records, textbooks or encyclopedias will be accepted. Children’s books are needed. The AAUW Used Book Sale will be held at the McLean Community Center Sept. 15-17 and benefits scholarships for women. Two-thirds of the donation is tax deductible. Call 703-726-6470.
Ice-cream demo. Watch ice cream being made the old-fashioned way or help crank it yourself today and again July 8 and 22, from noon-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. Treat yourself to a sample for 75 cents. Call 703-759-2771.
Food Collection. The Vienna-Reston Jaycees are holding a food collection for the Committee for Helping Others at the Oakton Giant from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For information or to volunteer call Karen Hackney at 703-281-1255.
Vienna Farmers’ Market. Come for the crepes made on request, and go home with farm-fresh produce. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.
McLean and Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, a group commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. Everyone is invited. A "Recollections Project" for both McLean and Great Falls is being put together. Anyone interested in participating, or who knows of someone that should be included, call Carole Herrick at 703-356-8223.
Vienna Farmers’ Market. Homemade sausage, herbs, cut flowers and more. Market is in the Old Caboose parking lot, where the W&OD trail crosses Church Street, from 8 a.m.–noon. Visit www.viennafarmersmarket.com.