Southern Hemisphere Olive Harvest: Under the Olive Tree, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, has a variety of fresh olives from Chile, Peru, South Africa and Australia now in stock. Check it out.
Collect for Kids: School starts next week, but there's still time to help the 47,000 Fairfax County Public Schools students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch gear up for the first day. The Collect for Kids program allows interested parties to donate cash, backpacks and calculators. More info here.
A Little Event Like the Summer Olympics: DC 2024 launched Tuesday to prepare Washington's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity in a statement played up his county's potential contribution to the event, noting the 2015 World Police and Fire Games would offer a preview of how the logistics would work. The Police and Fire Games are expected to draw more than 12,500 athletes from 70 countries. How many athletes did the 2012 Olympics draw to London? About 10,500.
Mama Told Them Not to Come: 1970s rock band Three Dog Night performs Tuesday night at the Birchmere, at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave. in Alexandria. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Call 703-549-7500 for more information.