Thursday 11

MINIATURE-GOLF ART EXHIBIT, a juried interactive exhibit of an indoor, nine-hole course designed by local artists, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington. General admission, free; mini-putter course, $2; 12 and younger, $1. 703-228-7710.

CARL FILIPIAK GROUP, jazz concert, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today, Metro Park, North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

ALEXANDRIA SECOND THURSDAY, live music and other entertainment, 6-9 p.m. (shops and galleries open until 9 p.m.), Market Square, city waterfront, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Wales Alley and South Union Street. Free. 703-838-4546.

WOMEN'S AGENCY FUNDRAISER, food provided by Alexandria restaurants and entertainment by the Harmonizers, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Alexandria Office on Women's domestic violence programs, 6:30-10 p.m. today, Old Town Alexandria Hilton, ballroom, 1767 King St., Alexandria. $40. 703-838-5030.

MARINE BAND CONCERT, outdoors (weather permitting), 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 25, Marine Corps War Memorial, North Meade Street and Marshall Drive (shuttle available from Arlington National Cemetery Visitors Center), Arlington. Free. 202-433-4011.

ARLINGTON PLANT CLINICS, master gardeners offer advice, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, through October, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., and 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, through September, Arlington Farmers Market, North 14th Street and Courthouse Road. Free. 703-228-6414.

SCOTTISH MUSIC, DANCING, with pipes and drums, 7 p.m. today, Fort Ward Park, amphitheater, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4686.

"TOMMY" ROCK MUSICAL, performed by the Little Theatre of Alexandria, 8 p.m., today through Saturday, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria. $16-$20. 703-683-0496 or

Friday 12

BALLSTON FARMERS MARKET, vegetables, fruit, cheese, herbs, French bread, pastries, syrup, flowers and eggs, with live music, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Welburn Square, Ninth and North Stuart streets, near Ballston Common Mall, Arlington. Admission, free. 703-528-3527.

SENIORS JAZZ TRIP, travel by bus to hear music by Keeter Betz and the All Star Band at Westminster Presbyterian Church in the District, bus returns at 9:30 p.m. For the outward trip, the bus departs from three Arlington locations: 4:45 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy.; 5 p.m., Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N. Park Dr.; and 5:15 p.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St. $15; preregistration required. 703-228-4749.

MUSEUM LANTERN TOURS, for 5 and older, costumed guides lead 30-minute tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, through September, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $5; ages 11-17, $2; 10 and younger, free; preregistration required. 703-838-4242 or

MARKET SQUARE CONCERT, Alexandria Citizens Band, 7:30 p.m., 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-696-3718.

HEXAGON PERFORMANCE, satirical revue, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 8 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

Saturday 13

ALEXANDRIA FARMERS MARKET, meat, dairy, fish, fruit and vegetables, sponsored by the City of Alexandria, 5-10 a.m., Market Square, 301 King St. Admission, free. 703-838-5006.

ALEXANDRIA PLANT CLINICS, master gardeners offer advice, 6:30-9 a.m., Alexandria Farmers Market, 301 King St., and 8 a.m.-noon, Del Ray Farmers Market, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues. Free. 703-228-6414.

ARLINGTON FARMERS MARKET, meat, dairy, fruit, vegetables, bread, mushrooms and honey, sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Arlington Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources, 8 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road, between North 14th and North Uhle streets. Admission, free. 703-228-6423 or

DEL RAY FARMERS MARKET, produce, cheese, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, pralines and baked goods, 8 a.m.-noon, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria. Admission, free. 703-683-2570.

"SPLASH" EXHIBIT, photographs, monotypes and paintings by Del Ray Artisans, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 28, Del Ray Artisans Gallery, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4827 or

"CINDERELLA" PLAY, with actors and puppets, performed by Classika Theatre, noon Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 21, Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. $12-$15. 703-824-0660 or

RED CABOOSE PROGRAM, a park ranger discusses the history of the caboose, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays; displays and exhibits, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St., Arlington. Free. 703-525-0168.

HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR, Ball-Sellers House, built in 1750, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, 5620 S. Third St., Arlington. Free. 703-379-2123 or 703-536-8270.

SPICY FOOD PREPARATION, learn about garden peppers and tomatoes, make a salsa, 2-3:30 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. $10; preregistration required. 703-642-5173 or

MAGPIE FOLK CONCERT, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 8 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

Sunday 14

CAMBODIAN FESTIVAL, traditional music, classical dance, food and more, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Ben Brenman Park, 5000 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-883-4686.

ART IN THE GARDEN, exhibits through Aug. 29, photographer Bradley Furman, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, Historical House; and Japanese brush painter Janaliah Morais, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Horticultural Center, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-642-5173.

Monday 15

ATLANTIC CITY TRIP, for seniors, travel by bus to New Jersey; bus returns at 11:30 p.m. For the outward trip, the bus departs from three points in Arlington: 8 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy.; 8:15 a.m., Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N. Park Dr.; and 8:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St. $41; preregistration required. 703-228-4749.

LANDSCAPE ART SHOW, juried exhibit by Timothy App, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 5, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Art League Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780.

"OLD ALEXANDRIA" PHOTOS, exhibit, "Open for Business: Commerce and Industry in Old Alexandria," plus other artifacts of pre-World War II businesses, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 26, the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4994.

TILE-MAKING WORKSHOP, for children 14 and younger accompanied by an adult, mosaic muralist Alfredo Ratinoff teaches technique for creating and glazing clay tiles, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 24, Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free; preregistration required. 703-228-0560.

Tuesday 16

BLUEGRASS CONCERT, by Candlewyck, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Spice of Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850, 703-228-6966 or

BUSINESS NETWORKING DISCUSSION, Alexandria Small Business Development Center and Alexandria Chamber of Commerce discuss "Referrals and Leads: How Do You Get Them, Use Them and Give Them." Bring a bag lunch; noon-1 p.m., Alexandria Chamber, Suite 402, 801 N. Fairfax St. Free. 703-549-1000, Ext. 212.

MARATHONS, information about the Team in Training running program, sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 6:30 p.m., Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-960-1100 or

MARINE SILENT DRILL TEAM, 7-8 p.m., parade grounds in front of the Marine Corps War Memorial; park at Arlington Cemetery Visitors Center lot (shuttle bus service starts at 6 p.m.). Free. 202-433-6060.

GAY COUPLES ISSUES, the Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Community Association sponsors a screening of the film "A Love Story: In the Face of Hate" and discussion by filmmaker Suzanne Moe, 7:45-10 p.m., St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, 2300 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Free; reservations required. 703-739-9268.

Wednesday 17

GOLF TOURNAMENT, sponsored by Alexandria Red Cross, registration, 7 a.m. today; tournament, 8 a.m., Fort Belvoir Golf Club, Building 2920, 8450 Beulah St., Fort Belvoir. $85, includes green fees, cart rental, lunch buffet, prizes. 703-823-2696.

"CAN YOU BURN A MUD PIE," ceramic works by Marcia Finnerty, 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. weekdays, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 31, Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0560.

SENIORS PENNSYLVANIA TRIP, travel by bus to Fayetteville to see a performance of "Mixed Emotions" at the Totem Pole Playhouse; dinner at Hickory Bridge Farm; bus returns at 9 p.m. For the outward trip, the bus departs from two points in Arlington: 10:10 a.m., Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N. Park Dr., and 10:30 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St. $73; preregistration required. 703-228-4749.

CLARENDON FARMERS MARKET, vegetables, fruit, herbs, bread, cookies, brownies, French pastries, custom-made bouquets and bedding plants, sponsored by Clarendon Alliance, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Clarendon Metro Park, Clarendon and Washington boulevards, Arlington. Admission, free. 703-276-0228.

FALL LAWN CARE, two-part course, "Lawns, Clean and Green," by master gardeners, sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 24, Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. $10; preregistration required. 703-228-6414.

ARCHIBALD MACLEISH'S "HERAKLES," presented by Natural Theatricals, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 28, George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. $20. 703-739-5895.

Thursday 18

RHODES TAVERN TROUBADOURS, concert, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Metro Park, North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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