Thursday 22LOVE STORY AND LUNCH, Nikki Graves, curator at the Henderson House, discusses the romance of Falls Church civil rights leaders Mary Ellen and Edwin Henderson, using early 20th-century diaries, love letters and vintage photos. Bring lunch; coffee, tea and dessert served. Noon, Cherry Hill Farmhouse, 312 Park Ave. Free; reservations required. 703-248-5171. FAIRFAX COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD,meeting, 7 p.m., Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 571-423-1050.
FAIRFAX GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, Elissa Scalise Powell discusses "Migration Out of Pennsylvania." 7:30 p.m., Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-360-0920 or
"COULD ANGELS BE BLESSED,"performed by the GMU Players-Mainstage. 8 p.m. today-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, George Mason University, Harris Theater, Fairfax. $12; students and seniors, $8. 703-993-8888.
SLACK KEY GUITAR CONCERT, Hawaiian music by Keoki Kahumoku, Sonny Lim, Jeff Peterson and Charles Michael Brotman. 8 p.m., the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $24. Tickets, 877-965-3872; information, 703-938-2404.
Friday 23VIENNA ANTIQUES SHOW, dealers display and sell antiques, including furniture and collectibles. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. $4.50. 703-255-6360.
"YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN,"performed by the Springfield Community Theatre. 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 Heritage Dr., Annandale. $15; students and seniors, $13. 703-866-6238.
"GOOD HELP IS SO HARD TO MURDER,"performed by the Providence Players of Fairfax. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 10, James Lee Community Center Theatre, 2855-A Annandale Rd., Falls Church. $15; students and seniors, $12. 703-425-6782 or
ERIC FELTEN JAZZ QUARTET, music of the 1930s, '40s and '50s. 8 p.m., Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax City. Free. 703-352-2787 or
BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION, a group of residents, businesspeople, educators and city officials compete against the Harlem MagicMasters during a Black History Celebration and Celebrity Basketball game honoring Edwin Henderson, one of the first black men certified to teach physical education in public schools. 8 p.m., Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. Free; reservations required. 703-241-4109.
MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP, discussion 45 minutes before each performance. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax. $44, $36, $22. 703-993-8888.
WOLF TRAP CONCERT, by Windscape. 8 p.m., the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $30. Tickets, 877-965-3872; information, 703-938-2404.
Saturday 24"ECO SAVVY" GARDENING, master gardeners discuss practical information on environmental issues, and Craig Tufts of the National Wildlife Federation discusses attracting wildlife to gardens, sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria area. $45; box lunch, $10; reservations required. 703-642-5173. FAIRFAX GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY,lecture, "Pennsylvania Research," by Elissa Powell of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at Stamford University. 10 a.m., Dunn Loring Fire Station, 2148 Gallows Rd., Dunn Loring. Free. 703-787-9458 or
ADOPTION SEMINAR, information on international and domestic adoptions, sponsored by the Datz Foundation. 10:15-11:45 a.m., Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Free. 703-242-8800 or
CHILDREN'S MUSICAL, for ages 4 and older, "Henry and Mudge," performed by Theatreworks USA. 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave. $9; McLean residents, $7. 703-790-9223.
SPRINGFIELD FAURÉ CONCERT, NOVA Community Chorus, with orchestral and organ accompaniment. 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Rd., Springfield. $15. 703-845-6097.
WOLF TRAP CONCERT, by country and folk singer Jonathan Edwards, with guest Sara Hickman. 7:30 p.m., the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $20. Tickets, 877-965-3872; information, 703-938-2404.
JAZZ AND TAP DANCE FESTIVAL, eight jazz and tap dance companies perform; local guitarists from the Society of Art Rockers perform in the lobby one hour before performances. 8 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. $22; seniors and students, $17. 703-323-3000.
Sunday 25HERNDON BOARD GAMES, for children and adults, learn how to play dominoes, backgammon, Monopoly and Parcheesi. 2-4 p.m., Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Rd., Herndon. Free. 703-437-9101.
GREEN SPRING TEA PROGRAM, about the items on a Victorian dining table, followed by a full English tea. 1-3 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria area. $24; reservations required. 703-941-7987.
NATIVE PLANTS LECTURE, Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware, discusses how native plants nourish local wildlife. 1:30-3 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria area. $11; registration required. 703-642-5173.
CONCERT,George Mason University Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Leonard Slatkin. 3 p.m., the university's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax. $10; students and seniors, $7. 703-993-8888.
MCLEAN CHAMBER CONCERT, the Polaris Trio, co-sponsored by the Music Friends of the Fairfax County Public Library. 3 p.m., McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Free. 703-790-9223.
"MUSICAL MONTAGE," performed by the American Youth Symphonic Orchestra and the American Youth Concert Orchestra. 6 p.m., Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Rd., Vienna. $7; seniors and students, $5. 703-642-8051.
GMU PIANO CONCERT, by Jeffrey Siegel, featuring music of Schubert. 7 p.m., George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax. $38, $30, $19; 12 and younger, half-price. 703-993-8888 or
Monday 26FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD MEETING,9 a.m., Fairfax County Government Center, Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Pkwy. 703-324-3151. "AGING IN PLACE,"Leon Harper discusses how to modify homes to make them more accessible, safe and convenient for senior residents; a meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. 11:30 a.m., Amphora Deluxe Diner, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. $15; reservations required by Feb. 22. 703-435-3523.
CHILDHOOD OBESITY LECTURE, Lisa Pawloski, associate professor of health and human services, discusses "Childhood Obesity: Our Newest Global Epidemic." 8 p.m., George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8888.
Tuesday 27CHERISH THE LADIES, vocals and step dancing by the group. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $24. Tickets, 877-965-3872; information, 703-938-2404.
Wednesday 28RESTON SENIORS MOVIE, for ages 55 and older, "The Lake House," starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock, with refreshments and door prizes, sponsored by the Reston Association. 10 a.m., Multiplex Cinema, 11940 Market St. Free. 703-435-6530. GMU CONCERT, the George Mason University Band and Wind Symphony. 8 p.m., the university's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax. $10; students and seniors, $7. 703-993-8888.
Thursday 1WOODLAWN NEEDLEWORK EXHIBITION, lunch and desserts sold. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through March 31, Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Fort Belvoir area. $9; children, $4.50. 703-780-4000 or
WOLF TRAP COMEDY PERFORMANCE, "Truth, Justice or the American Way," by Second City Touring Company. 8 p.m., the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $20. Tickets, 877-965-3872; information, 703-938-2404.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK
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