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“Engaging for Impact 2014: Best Practices for Volunteer Management Professionals,” conference with Beth Steinhorn, president of JFFixler Group, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30. $100 in advance, $110 walk-ins. Sponsored by Northern Virginia Association for Volunteer Administration. First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King St., Alexandria. www.NVAVA.org.
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“Some Girl(s),” Neil LaBute’s latest work about a young man engaged to be married who gets nervous and starts calling up old girlfriends for hotel rendezvous, directed by Katy Chmura and presented by Unquiet Theatre Company. 8 p.m. Performances through June 22. $5 to $10. Workhouse Arts Center, W-3 Theatre, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. 703-495-0001 or www.workhousearts.org.
“Blues, Brew & BBQ,” with headliners Michael Roach, Cathy Ponton King, Ursula Ricks & Band, Baatin, Tom Principato, David Cole & Main Street Blues, Mississippi Heat and Teeny Tucker, rain or shine. Noon to 8 p.m. $20 general seating, $30 VIP reserved seat. Part of 2014 Tinner Hill Blues Festival, five days of music and events benefiting Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation. Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. http://tinnerhill.org/blues-festival.
Spotlight by Starlight, presenting the Washington Balalaika Orchestra playing Russian music. 7:30 p.m. Free; canceled if raining. Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Bad weather updates after 6 p.m., 703-324-SHOW (7469). www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13
Friends Huge Summer Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Also 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Bag sale Sunday; credit cards accepted. Benefits library programs. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Campfire Friday: Animal Superstitions,” for children and adults to tell stories and eat s’mores. 7 p.m. $7; children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-pond.
Bingo, sponsored by Springfield VFW Post 7327. 7 to 11 p.m. Also 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Cost per game varies. Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Co. Event Hall, 7011 Backlick Road, Springfield. email@example.com.
Twilight Hilltop Tour, 7:30 p.m. $8, includes light refreshments. Dress for the weather. Historic Huntley, 6918 Harrison Lane, Alexandria. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley-meadows-park/historic-huntley.htm.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14
Tai-Chi/Balance session, with Maria Spearman. 8 to 9 a.m. Free. The Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. 703-288-9505.
“Fun with Air Day” – bouncy house, balloons, bubbles – plus bluegrass music by Sweet Yonder and blood pressure checks. 8 a.m. to noon. Free. Optimist’s Saturday Farmers Market, 301 Center St. S., Vienna. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour, with the National Urban League, offering health tests, assessments, education and consulting services. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free; for age 18 and up. Walgreens, 4300 Backlick Road, Annandale. www.Walgreens.com/WayToWell.
“Healthy Parks, Healthy People,” and National Get Outdoors (GO) Day, with solar cooking demonstrations, live owl and hawk from Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre puppet show, a naturalist, Leave No Trace and Art in the Park programs, obstacle course and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Belle Haven Park, 6401 George Washington Memorial Parkway, Alexandria. 703-289-2500 or www.nps.gov/gwmp.
Guided Tours of the 1812 Ratcliffe-Allison House, to explore the lives of tradesmen, merchants, Civil War widows, a social reformer and a garden writer, Saturdays through October. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Ratcliffe-Allison House, 10386 Main Street, Fairfax. 703-385-8414.
Green Spring Master Gardeners, answering gardening questions Saturdays through September. 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free; for help identifying plants, bring a photo or plant sample. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. For guidelines on getting answers about insects or diseased plants, www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/press/html/psa051-14.htm. 703-642-5173.
N Gauge Train Show, hosted by Northern Virginia NTRAK members. 1 to 5 p.m. Also noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. $4 age 16 and up, $2 ages 5-15, free for museum members and age 4 and under. Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.
2014 Remembrance Cabaret, in honor of Reema Samaha, killed at Virginia Tech April 16, 2007, featuring young people performing dance, music and comedy. 7 p.m. Silent auction and bake sale, 6 p.m. Free; donations benefit The Reema J. Samaha Memorial Scholarship Fund and Angel Fund. Westfield High School, 4700 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. www.facebook.com/events/702872469770550.
SUNDAY, JUNE 15
Breakfast Buffet, with eggs, pancakes, bacon and more. 8 a.m. to noon. $8 adults, $3 children; benefits Girls State. American Legion, 330 Center St. N, Vienna. 703-938-6580.
Father’s Day worship and potluck picnic, 10 a.m. Bring food to share; each man receives “Playbook for an Uncommon Life” by Tony Dungy. Antioch Christian Church, 1860 Beulah Road, Vienna. 703-938-6753 or www.antiochdoc.org.
Sully Antique Car Show, co-hosted by Fairfax County Park Authority and the Model A Ford Club of America, with 400 antique cars and classics through 1989, 100 vendors and live music. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $7 children. Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. 703-437-1794 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully-historic-site/calendar.htm.
Cat Adoption, offering spayed and neutered cats for same-day adoption. 1 to 4 p.m. All cats up-to-date on shots; sponsored by Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation. PetSmart, 11860 Spectrum Center, Reston. 703-295-3647 or http://lostdogrescue.org/animals-for-adoption/all-cats.
MONDAY, JUNE 16
Mr. Knick Knack, with heart-centered music for children, Mondays through October. 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Free. Pavilion, Market Street, Reston. www.restontowncenter.com/events.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17
Author Robert F. Dorr, Air Force veteran and diplomat, discussing his newest book, “Fighting Hitler’s Jets.” 7:30 p.m. Free; sponsored by Historic Vienna Inc. Council Chamber, Vienna Town Hall, 127 Center St. S. 703-938-5187 or www.historicviennainc.org.
Speaker Robert Parris Moses, prominent figure in the Civil Rights Movement, on “The 1964 Freedom Summer as a Preamble to Constitutional Personhood.” 8 p.m. Free. Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston. email@example.com or www.nvhcreston.org/learn/adult-learning/speaker-film-series.
THURSDAY, JUNE 19
Faherty Pop-up Shop and Beach Party, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Parties, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Free. Mosaic District, District Avenue, Fairfax. www.mosaicdistrict.com/events.
Liberty Republican Women’s Club, indoor picnic and evening with Kelly Riddell, Washington Times journalist and management consultant. 6 p.m. Free. Sully Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. 703-378-4190.
Cribbage Tournament, 7 p.m. $10. American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield. 703-503-9420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, JUNE 20
Ultimate Northern Virginia Business Expo, celebrating its 10th anniversary with speakers and 100 exhibitors and sponsors. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $20 admission; $425 booth fee. Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. To register, www.ultimatenovabizexpo.com.
Harmony Heritage Singers, barbershop chorus rehearsal. 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; visitors welcome. Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria. Rich Ries, 703-360-6122 or email@example.com.
Children’s art class, with Faber-Castell artist Franz Spohn, to make an animal mask or pop-up card. 11 a.m. Free. Barstons Child’s Play, 1382 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. To sign up, 703-448-3444.
The Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend Series, from Cooking Light and Health, with celebrity chef tastings, cooking and fitness demonstrations, yoga sessions and a Power Systems fitness boot camp, led by celebrity trainers and fitness experts. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Also 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. $155 entire weekend; $35 to $60 per event. Mosaic District, 2910 District Ave., Fairfax. www.fitfoodierun.com.