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The Barns at Wolf Trap Performances: January 26 - 27

From the Wolf Trap Foundation:

Ari Hest with Special Guest Sarah Siskind

Thursday, January 26 at 8 p.m.


FCPS Teen Chefs to Receive Cooking Tools

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Middle school students from Glasgow and Thoreau Middle Schools will receive a variety of cooking tools so they can practice their newly-learned cooking skills at home at the closing reception of the Teen Chefs on the Move! program on Thursday, January 5, at 1:30 p.m. at Chesterbrook Residences in Falls Church. Glasgow and Thoreau Middle Schools are Fairfax County public schools.

Support the Library at the Used Book Sales in January

From Fairfax County:

John Marshall Library
Friends Book Sale
6209 Rose Hill Dr., Alexandria, VA 22310-6299
703-971-0010, TTY 711
Saturday, Jan. 7, Noon

Kingstowne Library
Friends Book Sale
6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. 703-339-4610, TTY 711
Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.

More Book Sales: http://bit.ly/tXR2qD

For future book sales dates and the locations of branches with ongoing sales, visit the library’s website www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library . (Click on Events and Book Sales.)

Money raised during Friends-sponsored book sales supports the library.

Donate used books and DVDs to your local library branch.

Spanish Language Classes at the Vienna Community Center

From the Town of Vienna:

Vienna, VA- Several Spanish classes will be offered on Mondays, January 23 through March 19 at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, SE.

Adult Tap Class at Community Center

From the Town of Vienna:

Vienna, VA- Stay in shape and learn a new form of dancing with “Adult Tap” on Saturdays, January 7 through February 11, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Vienna Community Center,
120 Cherry Street, SE.

Wolf Trap Unveils First Round of Summer 2012 Shows to Strong Interest and Sales

From Wolf Trap:

Celtic Band to Play at Sully Holiday Concert

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

Audiences at Sully Historic Site in Chantilly will be treated to a performance by one of the top-rated pan-Celtic musical groups in the world, IONA, on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 per seat.

IONA’s Scottish fiddling, driving percussion and strong vocals have created a large following around the mid-Atlantic region since the four member band formed in1986. Their shows feature original acoustic arrangements of traditional Celtic music from the British Isles, Ireland, Brittan and Galicia, and the band shares the history and cultural background of the music with audiences. The band members play multiple instruments and encourage audiences to clap and dance, creating a fun and lively atmosphere.