Thursday, May 30

“A Visual Feast,” paintings of still lifes by Jane McElvany Coonce. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Gallery Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Free. 571-483-0652 or www.galleryunderground.org.

All-media membership show, works by members of the Art League Gallery. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Monday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“Living Legends of Alexandria,” exhibit of African American activists featuring Ferdinand Day, Nelson Greene Sr., Lynnwood Campbell and others. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. $2. 703-746-4356 or www.alexblackhistory.org.

“One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure,” sculptures by Noah Williams. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Monday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“Beyond Function,” ceramic artwork by 13 artists. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Target Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4565, Ext. 4 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“Mother Dear,” pottery by the Kiln Club. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Rosslyn farmers market, produce, jellies, herbs, pastries, bread and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; concert, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

“Artworks For Good,” original art by area artists. Noon-6 p.m. Thursday, noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Fundraiser and benefit reception, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-967-6646 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

“Hair Apparent,” multimedia exhibit featuring sculpture, photography, assemblage and performance by members of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Society. Noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, through July 14, the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org.

Seniors group Sudoku puzzles, 1-2:30 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. 703-228-0555.

Ballston farmers market, produce, bread, pastries, meat flowers, weekly chef demonstrations and live music. 3-7 p.m., Welburn Square, Wilson Boulevard and Taylor Street, Arlington. 202-362-8889, Ext. 3.

Arlington Central Library plant clinic, Virginia Cooperative Extension master gardeners answer gardening questions. 6:45-8:45 p.m., 1015 N. Quincy St. Free. 703-228-6414.

Sharing your story through social media, learn to use Twitter, Pinterest and more. 7-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702.

18th-century dance class, in preparation for Mrs. Madison’s Ball on June 8. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday and next Thursday, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. Each class, $12; reservations required. 703-746-4242 or www.gadsbystavern.org.

“Ghost-Writer,” a dead writer’s stories continue as long as his secretary keeps typing. 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $48-$55. 800-494-8497.

Peace Camp Program, for ages 5-14. Register for one, two or three week camps on June 24, July 1 and July 8. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. 571-572-9285, http://goo.gl/yCUx4 or info@uucapeacecamp.org.

Friday, May 31

Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival, the featured film is “Clueless.” Dusk, Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. Free. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

Restaurants & Rhythms Happy Hour Music Series, for a complete schedule through Aug. 30, visit the Web site. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

Saturday, June 1

Alexandria farmers market, features a plant clinic by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners answering gardening questions, 7-9 a.m. (703-228-6414); produce, baked goods, framed art, jewelry and crafts, sponsored by the city. 7 a.m.-noon, Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-746-3200 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Arlington farmers market, features a plant clinic by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners, 8-11 a.m. (703-228-6414); produce, cheese, pasta, buffalo meat, flowers and more. 8 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road (south area of courthouse parking lot). 703-228-3327 or www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Del Ray farmers market, features a plant clinic by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners plant clinic who will answer gardening questions, 8:30-11 a.m. (703-228-6414); produce, cheese, flowers, meat, eggs, honey, nuts and baked goods. 8 a.m.-noon, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria. 703-683-2570 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Urban Village Market at Courthouse, furniture, art, china, silver, jewelry, books, photographs, vintage clothing, linen, lamps, chandeliers, antique tools and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., north area of courthouse parking lot, North 15th and North Uhle streets, Arlington. 703-812-8881.

Alexandria Art Market, features painting, photography, pottery, jewelry and glasswork by 25 artists. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; concert by Janna Audey, noon-2 p.m., Nicholas A. Colasanto Park, Commonwealth and Mount Vernon avenues, Alexandria. Free. 703-627-7656 or www.thedelrayartisans.org.

Ball-Sellers House, tour of home built about 1750. 1-4 p.m., Ball-Sellers House, 5620 S. Third St., Arlington. Free. 703-379-2123.

National Chamber Ensemble, features Carlos Rodriguez performing works by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. 7:30 p.m., Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. $28, students $15. 703-875-1100 or www.artisphere.com.

Beowulf,” an outdoor staged reading performed by WSC Avant Bard. 8 p.m., Lubber Run Fire Ring, North Second and North Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-418-4808 or www.wscavantbard.org.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, group performs music from a documentary film and the album “Living Like a Refugee.” 8 p.m., Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $25-$40. 703-875-1100 or www.artisphere.com.

Sunday, June 2

Air Force Association Cycling Classic, register by Sunday for June 8-9 race. For information and registration, visit the Web site. $40-$45; kids’ races, free. www.cyclingclassic.org.

Four Mile Run farmers & artisan market, produce, beef, desserts, herbs, cheese and crafts. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 4109 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 804-464-7661 or 4MRMarket@arlandria.org.

Westover farmers market, fruit, produce, meat, dairy, cut flowers, Turkish specialties and more. 8 a.m.-noon, Washington Boulevard and North McKinley Road, Arlington. 703-405-8232 or www.westoverfarmersmarket.org.

Columbia Pike farmers market, produce, chocolate, tea, coffee, cheese and bison meat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., South Walter Reed Drive and Columbia Pike (Pike Park), Arlington. 703-892-2776 or www.columbiapike.org.

“Under the Microscope,” gallery artists display works in small life forms, crystalline structures and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday), through June 16, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, Studio 18, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0935 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Patrick Sargent’s woodcut exhibit, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily, through June 30, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Printmakers, Studio 325, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1342 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Hymn Festival, a service with evening prayer and choral music with conductor Bruce Neswick featuring works by Stanford, Tallis and others. 5-6:30 p.m., Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450 or www.historicchristchurch.org.

Monday, June 3

ESL placement exam, for English as a Second Language classes to be held July 8-Sept. 27. 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. Monday, June 10 and 17. Syphax Education Center, Room 106, 2110 Syphax Blvd., Arlington. Exam, free; course, $350-$470; Arlington residents, $175-$235. 703-228-4200 or www.apsva.us.

“Life on the Lake,” photographs from Kashmir by Robbie Hammer. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 1-9 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, through July 1, Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6330.

“Earth Songs & Visions,” an all-media exhibit focusing on Earth. Opens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, through July 6, Gallery Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Free. 571-483-0652 or www.galleryunderground.org.

“Occupied City: Civil War Alexandria,” an exhibit about life in a town occupied by the military, with biographical sketches of locals caught in the conflict, historical photos, artifacts and maps of wartime Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington St. $2. 703-746-4994.

“Sweet Celebrations,” features pottery by Ceramic Guild members. Opens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (until 9 p.m. Thursday), through June 30, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“The Death of Fear,” ink and pencil on paper by Nelson Gutierrez. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, through next Thursday, Northern Virginia Community College, Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Free. 703-845-6200 or www.schlesingercenter.com.

Seniors Jewelry Club, for age 55 and older, bring materials and create. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5556 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Rosslyn Metro Station musicians, featuring guitarist Mike Nelson and vocalist Jazmine Williams, 5-7 p.m. Monday; pianists/vocalists Ro Cube and John Ware, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Rosslyn Metro Station, 1850 N. Moore Street, Arlington. Free. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

Seniors Transition Workshop, Cheryl Johnson of the Office of Senior Adult Programs discusses planning for life after retirement. 6-8:30 p.m., Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free, registration required. 703-228-4759.

Container Gardening, led by staff from Virginia Cooperative Extension. 7-8 p.m., Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1704.

Encore Stage & Studio auditions, for 10th-graders and older, audition for the production of “Legally Blonde.” 7-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-548-1154 or www.encorestage.org.

Tuesday, June 4

Seniors Dun Lo Arts, for age 55 and older; learn to paint in a group setting. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria. 703-751-7924 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Lee Book Club, discuss Julian Barnes’s “The Sense of an Ending.” 11:15 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0555.

Tuesday Lunchtime Concert, featuring a variety of genres by local performers. 11:45-1:30 p.m., Freedom Park, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

Eldercare Planning,discussed by lawyer William S. Fralin. 1 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0555.

Crystal City farmers market, produce, cheese, flowers, plants, eggs, coffee, tea and baked goods. 3-7 p.m., 251 18th Street, Arlington. 703-412-9430 or www.crystalcity.org.

Seniors “Science of Happiness,” Roshan Loungani of Arete Wealth Management discusses tips to a happier and healthier life. 7 p.m., Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required. 703-228-0955.

Wednesday, June 5

“(CON)text,” text-based and statement artwork are featured in this juried exhibit. Opens 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Thursday), noon-6 p.m. Sunday, through July 1, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-1780 or www.torpedofactory.org.

Wednesday Lunchtime Concert, local performers provide jazz, blues, funk, pop or folk music. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., CentralSpace, Wilson Boulevard and North Moore Street, Arlington. Free. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.

Canal Center Plaza Concert, roots rock performed by the Dave Chappell Band. Noon-1 p.m., Canal Center Plaza, 44 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5592 or www.alexandriava.gov.

Clarendon farmers market, crafts, organic food, vegetables, local specialties and fruit. 3-7 p.m., Clarendon Metro Park, Danville and 14th streets, Arlington. 703-812-8881 or www.clarendon.org.

Art Institute of Washington Fashion Show, features a silent auction and Parisian-style ensembles created by local designers and boutique owners, to benefit Martha’s Table. Bring donations of gently used clothing. 4-5 p.m., Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Donations accepted. 703-875-1100.

Getting a Job in Health Care, panelists Laura Van Syckle of Virginia Hospital Center, Mindy Hemmelman of Northern Virginia Community College and Dallice Joyner of Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center discuss opportunities, needs and challenges in health and medical career fields. 7 p.m., Arlington Central Library, Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5988.

Twilight Tattoo: A Military Pageant, features the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Drill Team, the U.S. Army Blues, a soloist from the U.S. Army Chorus, vocalists of the U.S. Army Downrange and the U.S. Army Voices. Pre-ceremony live music, 6:45 p.m.; show, 7-8 p.m., Fort Myer, Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington. Free. 202-685-2888 or www.usarmyband.com.

Wednesdays in the Garden, vegetable gardening talks by Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners. 7-8 p.m., Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6414 or www.library.arlingtonva.us.

Thursday, June 6

“Yellowstone Abstracted,” exhibit of Bob Tetro’s photos of Yellowstone National Park. Opens 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Thursday), noon-6 p.m. Sunday, through July 1, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“Tabletop,” exhibit of functional tabletop wares by national artists. Opens 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Thursday), noon-6 p.m. Sunday, through July 1, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-1780 or www.torpedofactory.org.

“Coastal Colors,” paintings by Keith Wilkie. Opens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ; reception, 5-8 p.m.; show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, through June 29, Gallery Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Free. 571-483-0652 or www.novaartcenter.org.

Seniors mah jongg, American style, for age 55 and older. Noon, Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., 703-228-5722; and 10 a.m. Friday, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., 703-228-4403. Free with 55+ Pass.

Burke Branch Friends Book Sale, features books, videos and CDs. 1:15-8:45 p.m. Thursday; 10:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. 703-746-1704.

Carlyle Music at Twilight Concert, features the Alexandria Singers. 7:30-8:30 p.m., John Carlyle Park, 300 John Carlyle St. Free. 703-746-5592 or www.alexandriava.gov.

“Biography,” preview performance of American Century Theater performs S.N. Behrman’s comedy about the ramifications of one woman’s memoir. Pay-what-you-can preview, 8 p.m. ; regular shows 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through June 29, Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. $32-$40; age 18 and younger, free. 703-998-4555 or www.americancentury.org.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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