Mandarin Storytime at Dolley Madison Library: Bring your 1- to 10-year-old to a foreign language storytime at Dolley Madison Library. A 30-minute interactive program with books, songs and activities is 1:30 p.m. Monday. More information here.
Meet the Candidates: The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women and the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area are hosting a meet and greet with state delegate and sheriff candidates at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike. More information here.
Meet the Author: Nelson DeMille, an American thriller author who has written more than 25 novels, will be at the Barnes & Noble at Tysons Corner Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. More information here.
Time Stands Still: The McLean Community Players present “Time Stands Still,” a play in which two adventure-seeking journalists seek happiness after being scarred physically and emotionally while covering Middle East conflicts. Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., 866-811-4111. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. More information here.
Pickleball for Beginners: Learn the basics of the fast-growing sport, including how to volley and serve, from Pickleball instructor Mike Kishiyama. Classes start at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Walter Reed Community Center in Arlington. Four sessions cost $24. More information here.