"MOTHER FIRST" MEETING, for women who have chosen to alter their careers to raise their children at home; a support group; 10:15 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month, Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Free. 703-827-5922.
ALEXANDRIA TEA PROGRAM, a tour of 20 demonstration gardens followed by a full English tea; 1-3 p.m.; Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. $24; reservations required. 703-941-7987.
FAIRFAX ESL CLASSES, register for beginning, intermediate and advanced classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 13-Nov. 17, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Registration fee, $10; test book, $20. 703-323-9500.
FAIRFAX MOTHERS & MORE MEETING, a general meeting of a support group for women who have altered a career path to care for young children at home, 7:30 p.m., Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Dr., Fairfax. Free. For more information, call toll free, 866-716-7766 or visit www.novamoms.org.
"MY FAIR LADY," the Lerner and Loewe musical, on stage at Wolf Trap, 8 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. Tickets $18-$65. For tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
ANNANDALE CRAFT SHOW, presented by Artisans United, featuring the work of more than 50 artists; all media; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Sept. 2-Nov. 3; Artisans United Craft Gallery, Packard Center, Annandale Community Park, 4026 Hummer Rd., Annandale. Admission, free. 703-941-0202.
FAIRFAX CITY HISTORY PROGRAM, Susan Inskeep Gray, curator of the Fairfax Museum, presents "Kate and Kitty: Women of Substance," a talk on the lives of social activist Kate Waller Barrett and her daughter Kitty Barrett Pozer, gardener and writer, 1 p.m., Ratcliffe-Allison House, 10386 Main St., Fairfax City. Free. 703-385-8414.
FALLS CHURCH USED-BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Admission, free. 703-790-8088.
FAIRFAX STATION MODEL TRAIN SHOW, see the HO Module Crew, Monty and his Lego trains and Northern Virginia NTRAK's N Scale trains; noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Rd., Fairfax Station. $2; ages 2-4, $1; younger than 2, free. 703-425-9225.
VIENNA FALUN GONG WORKSHOP, the ancient holistic practice, easy-to-learn movements, no experience necessary; 2-4:30 p.m.; Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 E. Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. 703-868-1509.
SHENANDOAH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL, folk festival features guitarist Richie Havens and Andean music by Andes Manta, 6 p.m. Saturday; dancing on the moonlit dance floor to the sounds of the Tom Cunningham Orchestra, 7 p.m. Sunday; on the grounds of the Shrine Mont Camp and Conference Center, Orkney Springs, Va. Adults, $18-$28; ages 18 and younger, $10. 540-459-3396.
GREAT FALLS BALLROOM DANCE, big-band music by the Colvin Run Dance Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, Colvin Run School House, 10201 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. $12. 703-430-6557.
ALEXANDRIA ART RECEPTION, the opening reception for Springfield Art Guild's Art in the Garden show, 1-3 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.
RESTON AARP MEETING, the Three Theological Troubadors perform music that encourages audience participation; light refreshments served; 7 p.m.; Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Room C, Reston. Free. 703-758-1517.
HERNDON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. 703-435-6804.
NATURE CONSERVANCY MEETING, the quarterly meeting of the Friends of Dyke Marsh features a talk about the Potomac Gorge, 7:45 p.m., Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Free. 703-768-2525.
WOLF TRAP CONCERT, the rock band Journey, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $42; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
ANNANDALE VOTERS MEETING, "Redistricting: Does Your Vote Really Count?" Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, 9:30 a.m., Packard Center, Annandale Community Park, 4026 Hummer Rd., Annandale. Free. 703-658-9150.
VIENNA HISTORY-WRITING CLASS, "Writing Your Personal History," an informal group-run class for people interested in documenting their life stories; class members select topics about which to write and read to each other for feedback, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8-March 30, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. Free; $5 one-time donation accepted to cover the cost of coffee and tea. 703-255-6360.
ALEXANDRIA VOTERS MEETING, "Redistricting: Does Your Vote Really Count?" Sponsored by the League of Women Voters; 7:45 p.m.; Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-658-9150.
JULIO IGLESAIS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK
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