Thursday 8

FALLS CHURCH JAZZ, MOVIE, Mike Thornton Band concert and a screening of the 30-minute film "Laying Down Roots," about the Neighborhood Tree Program in Falls Church, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave. 703-248-5077.

RESTON REGGAE CONCERT, by Oasis, bring a lawn chair, 7-9 p.m., Reston Town Center Pavilion, 1818 Discovery St. Free. 703-476-4500.

CENTREVILLE CIVIL WAR TALK, David A. Welker discusses "Tempest at Ox Hill," sponsored by the Bull Run Civil War Round Table, 7:15 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr. Free. 703-675-0702.

FAIRFAX SAXOPHONE QUARTET, concert, 8 p.m., Veterans Amphitheater, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax City. Free. 703-273-1776.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, concert of Broadway and pop tunes, with conductor Marvin Hamlisch, 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Friday 9

GRANDPARENTS, KIDS LUNCHEON, for children 2-13 and their grandparents, with entertainment and games, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. $10; Reston residents, $5; children, free; preregistration required. 703-476-4500.

FRANCONIA ZYDECO CONCERT, Lil' Malcolm and the Zydeco House Rockers, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

SPRINGFIELD CONCERT, David Bach Consort, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.

ANNANDALE FOLK DANCE, Alt Washingtonia performs Bavarian dances, singing and yodeling, plus accordion and alphorn playing, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, concert, with the Choral Arts Society of Washington, performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 10

VIENNA BABY-SITTING CLASS, for boys and girls 12 and older, information on how to care for infants and young children, including bathing, games and activities, basic first aid, diapering and safety practices, bring a bag lunch and a doll, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $30, includes manual and certificate upon completion. 703-255-6360.

ANNANDALE PUPPET SHOW, Carousel Puppets perform "Circus on Strings," 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

ALEXANDRIA GARDENING PROGRAM, for children 5 and older accompanied by an adult, learn about hummingbirds, make a bird feeder and take home a plant to attract hummingbirds to your garden, 2-3:30 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. $15; reservations required. 703-642-5173.

RESTON SWING CONCERT, J Street Jumpers, 7:30-10 p.m., Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Free. 703-912-4062.

CHANTILLY KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony's String Quintet discusses and performs music, part of the "Overture to Orchestra" program, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. Free. 703-631-0013.

FAIRFAX STATION PUPPET SHOW, Bob Brown Puppets perform "Teddy Bear's Picnic,"10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.

RESTON KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony's Woodwind Quintet discusses and performs music, part of the "Overture to Orchestra" program, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5415.

LORTON KIDS CRAFTS PROGRAM, children make a beaded butterfly key chain, 3 p.m., Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Rd., Lorton. Free. 703-339-2380.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Tchaikovsky concert, "Swan Lake" and "1812 Overture," 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Sunday 11

WOODLAWN PLANTATION TEA, tea and period confections, plus information about tea customs in the early 19th century, followed by a tour of the historic Woodlawn mansion, noon and 2 p.m. seatings, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. $25; tour of Woodlawn and Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House on the grounds of Woodlawn, $30; reservations required. 703-780-4000, Ext. 27.

LORTON NATURE WALK, search for dragonflies and damselflies, 1 p.m., Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Rd., Lorton. Free. 703-339-2380.

FAIRFAX ROSE PROPAGATION DISCUSSION, at a meeting of the Arlington Rose Foundation, 2 p.m., Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. Free. 703-860-0071.

ANNANDALE BAND CONCERT, Fairfax Symphony Summer Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

SHAWN COLVIN CONCERT, with the Cowboy Junkies, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Monday 12

FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD MEETING, 9:30 a.m., Fairfax County Government Center, Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Pkwy. 703-324-3151.

Tuesday 13

FAIRFAX CITY COUNCIL MEETING, 7 p.m., Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. 703-385-7935.

HERNDON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. 703-435-6804.

FALLS CHURCH ACCORDION EVENT, the Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society presents short performances by Wendy Morrison and Peter DiGiovanni, bring your instrument and music stand and play or just listen, 7:30 p.m., Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. Free. 703-671-5395.

FAMILIES OF GAYS, meeting of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, discussion of "coming out" issues, 8 p.m., Beverly Hills Community United Methodist Church, 3512 Old Dominion Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 301-439-3524.

"OLIVER!" AT WOLF TRAP, musical based on a Charles Dickens character, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and July 15-18, 2 p.m. July 17-18, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $34-$60; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 14

RESTON ART RECEPTION, opening for the League of Reston Artists' annual judged photography exhibition, 5:30-6:30 p.m., U.S. Geological Survey, National Center Gallery, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. Free. 703-476-1474.

ALEXANDRIA GARDEN CONCERT, Fairfax Symphony Summer Band, 7-8 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. Free. 703-642-5173.

FRANCONIA IRISH CONCERT, music by Irish Breakfast Band, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9841.

ANNANDALE JAZZ CONCERT, Federal Focus Jazz Band, 7:20 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

Thursday 15

GREAT FALLS KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony's Percussion Duo discusses and performs music, part of the "Overture to Orchestra" program, 2 p.m., Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. Free. 703-759-2771.

RESTON BIG-BAND CONCERT, Miles Stiebel Orchestra, bring a lawn chair, 7-9 p.m., Reston Town Center Pavilion, 1818 Discovery St. Free. 703-476-4500.

FAIRFAX CHILDREN'S BAND CONCERT, the City of Fairfax Band, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Amphitheater, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. (in case of rain, Fairfax High School auditorium.) Free. 703-273-1776.

VIENNA JAZZ CONCERT, contemporary jazz by Richard Walton Group, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-938-7532.

HERNDON ROCK CONCERT, by Snoozebox, 7:30-9 p.m., Town Green, Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St. Free. 703-435-6868.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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The David Bach Consort will perform free tomorrow in Springfield.