A June 23 Fairfax Extra community events listing gave an incorrect telephone number for information about a Medicare and Social Security talk to be presented Monday by the Dulles chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. The correct number is 703-966-1122. (Published 6/25/05)

Thursday 23

RESTON SENIORS BOOK GROUP, for ages 55 and older, Bookends group discusses "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," a novel by Mark Haddon, bring a bag lunch, 12:30-2 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. Free. 703-476-4500.

FALLS CHURCH CONCERT AND ART, a concert by Gypsy Strings and a show of ceramics and pottery by local artists Phil and Marianne Kokkoros, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-248-5077.

NSO AND MARVIN HAMLISCH, the National Symphony Orchestra performs Broadway hits with conductor 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 24

ANNANDALE BLUEGRASS CONCERT, by King Wilkie, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

FRANCONIA BLUES CONCERT, by Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9514.

SPRINGFIELD PARK CONCERT, City of Fairfax Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.

FAIRFAX PARK CONCERT, pop and folk music by GrooveLily, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.

JAMESTOWN HISTORY TALK, archaeologist Beverly "Bly" Straube discusses her work as senior curator for the Jamestown Rediscovery Project of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, 7:30 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. Free. 703-560-6631.

FALLS CHURCH CHORAL CONCERT, Bach's "Magnificat" and Mozart's "Requiem" performed by Choralis, 8 p.m., the Falls Church, 115 E. Fairfax St. $30, $25; seniors and students, $20. 703-237-2499.

"BIG RIVER" MUSICAL, performed by Aldersgate Church Community Theater, 8 p.m. Friday and July 1, 2, 8 and 9, 3 p.m. July 3, 4 and 10, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. $15; seniors and students, $12. 703-799-7061.

NSO "AMERICAN ORIGINALS" CONCERT, the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Slatkin, and the Choral Arts Society of Washington perform works by Gershwin, Bernstein and Barber, 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.

VIENNA MOVIE IN THE PARK, for children and adults, bring a lawn chair or a blanket and watch a G-rated movie, parents must stay with children, 8:45 p.m., Glyndon Park, 300 Glyndon St. NE, Vienna. Free. For movie name, call 703-255-7842 noon or later Wednesday.

Saturday 25

BACKWATERS CANOE TOUR, explore the backwaters of Old Town Occoquan below the dam and learn the history of the one-time port town off the Potomac River, with Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority staff members, no canoe experience necessary, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Occoquan Regional Park, 9751 Ox Rd., Lorton. $35; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

TEEN KINGS DOMINION TRIP, for middle school and high school students, sponsored by Reston Community Center, 9:30 a.m.-midnight, bus leaves from the community center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. $10, includes round-trip transportation; park admission and food not included. 703-476-4500.

TEEN ETIQUETTE PROGRAM, for ages 13-17, on table manners, silverware selection, American and Continental eating styles, duties of hosts and guests, sponsored by the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $60; Vienna residents, $50. 703-255-6330.

ANNANDALE KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony String Quartet performs and discusses string instruments, 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

FAIRFAX STATION KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony Woodwind Quintet discusses emotional reactions to music and performs a variety of music, 10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.

CHANTILLY PUPPET SHOW, "Teddy Bear's Picnic," performed by Bob Brown Puppets, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. Free. 703-631-0013.

CHILDREN'S JUGGLING AND COMEDY, by Paul Hadfield, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5415.

KINGSTOWNE LIBRARY PARTY, celebration of the fifth anniversary of the library; cake and an introduction to the Summer Reading Program, which offers prizes to children who read books, 11 a.m.; classical Indian dance performed by Pryanka Das, noon; the KayDee Puppets perform "The Frog Prince" and "The Three Little Pigs," 1 p.m.; Fairfax City German band performs, 2 p.m.; crafts and tours of a firetruck, an ambulance and a police car, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 6500 Landsdowne Centre, lower level of the Landsdowne Shopping Centre, Alexandria. Free. 703-339-4610.

GREAT FALLS ICE CREAM PROGRAM, make and sample ice cream, noon-4 p.m., Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 75 cents per ice cream sample. 703-759-2771.

WOLF TRAP CONCERT, the National Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Leonard Slatkin, performs music by Mendelssohn, Liszt and Mahler, 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 26

BUTTERFLY GARDEN WALK, led by photographer William Folsom and gardener Mona Miller, noon, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna. Park admission, $2; plus butterfly walk: adults, $5; children and seniors, $2.50. 703-255-3631.

MCLEAN COLONIAL FARM PROGRAM, watch a farmer harvest summer wheat and rye, help bind and stack crops, visit a farmhouse, churn butter and see how a farm wife bakes wheat bread on an open hearth, 1-4 p.m., Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. $3; ages 3-12 and seniors, $2; 2 and younger, free. 703-442-7557

FALLS CHURCH TEA PROGRAM, patriotic theme, sponsored by the Victorian Society, 2 p.m., Cherry Hill Farmhouse, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. $22; reservations required. 703-248-5171.

MCLEAN PARK CONCERT, for children and adults, with Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, 3 p.m., McLean Central Park, Old Dominion Drive and Dolley Madison Boulevard. Free. 703-790-0123.

HERNDON GARDEN TOURS, self-guided tours of four private gardens, sponsored by Herndon's Cultivating Community Initiative, 4 p.m., advance tickets can be bought at the Herndon Florist, 716 Lynn St.; day of the tour, tickets can be purchased at the first garden on the tour, 810 Mosby Hollow Dr. $5. 703-435-6800, Ext. 2010.

ANNANDALE CHORAL CONCERT, Alban Chorale, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

MARK KNOPFLER CONCERT, the guitarist performs his "Shangri-La Tour," 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $42; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Monday 27

MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY TALK, by Judy Park, legislative director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, a meeting of the Dulles chapter of the association, 11:30 a.m., Amphora Deluxe Diner, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. $13.50, including lunch; reservations required by June 23. 703-699-1122.

Tuesday 28

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

JOHN HIATT CONCERT, with the North Mississippi Allstars, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 29

MEXICAN POTTERY LECTURE, Beverley Killpack, a former Foreign Service officer and amateur archaeologist, discusses the pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico, 2-3:30 p.m., Jo Anne Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Free; registration required. 703-476-4500.

FRANCONIA SCOTTISH CONCERT, music and dance by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, with Elke Baker on fiddle and Liz Donaldson on piano, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

ANNANDALE BLUES CONCERT, by Cephas and Wiggins, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

GAVIN DEGRAW CONCERT, with guests Howie Day and Michael Tolcher, 7:30 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $34; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Thursday 30

RESTON FITNESS WORKSHOP, for seniors, "Exercising With Arthritis," wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle, a small pillow and a blanket, 1-2 p.m., Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Free; registration required. 703-476-4500.

VIENNA MAGIC SHOW, for ages 5 and older, "James Wand Secret Agent Magic Show," 2 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $3. 703-255-6360.

RESTON TAKE A BREAK CONCERT, big-band and more by the Miles Stiebel Orchestra, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, Washington Plaza, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

SLAVIC CHORAL MUSIC, Slavic Male Chorus of Washington, D.C., 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469.

THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS, and the Kingston Trio, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $34; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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