Reston Museum Launches Walking Tours This Summer

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

Step back in time! Join a Reston Museum docent on Saturdays 10:30 am for a guided historic walking tour exploring Reston’s founding. Tour starts at the Reston Museum and lasts approximately 30 minutes. This free tour will explore the founding of Reston, what makes Reston unique, and how this planned community revolutionized America’s suburban neighborhoods. Advanced registration is encouraged to …

Vienna’s First Naturalization Ceremony Scheduled for Town Green

Town of Vienna Around Town

For more than 220 years, people from all over the world have made the bold decision to take the Oath of Allegiance to become naturalized United States citizens. On Saturday, July 2, 2022, 15 people from Canada to Congo will take that oath at 5 p.m. on the Vienna Town Green during a special Liberty Amendments Month naturalization ceremony, after …

Friends of Reston’s Camp Scholarships Campaign is Underway for 2022

Kia Cole-Hines | Friends of Reston Around Town

Annual fundraising by Friends of Reston helps send children to Reston Camps Friends of Reston’s annual fundraising campaign is underway with a goal to send at least 30 economically disadvantaged children to Reston Association (RA) camps this summer. Each child accepted into the Reston Camps Scholarship Program receives tuition, tee shirts, and transportation with funds donated by individuals and businesses …

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – June 30

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Talk of Tysons

StarKist, Feed the Children, Cornerstones team up to provide food to families Just two months after moving its headquarters from Pittsburgh to Reston, StarKist partnered with Feed the Children and Cornerstones in an event to bring hunger relief to 400 families living in Northern Virginia on Thursday, June 24. During the drive-through event in Reston, the families and seniors received a 25-pound box of shelf-stable food, …

Reston Museum Launches New Summer Programming

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

Reston Museum is launching new summer programming for kids! Every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm, visit the Reston Museum to participate in fun and creative activities inspired by Reston’s history. Program is free and everyone will receive an Explore Reston packet. “Our goal for this series is to offer programs that create fun ways to connect to Reston’s …

NextStop Theatre Welcomes New Associate Artistic Directors

NextStop Theatre Company Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre Company has officially announced the appointment of Charlotte La Nasa and Aria Velz as the company’s new Co-Associate Artistic Directors. La Nasa and Velz join Producing Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann in leading the artistic and educational programming for the Northern Virginia-based professional theater company, which will begin its tenth professional season this Fall. “I am so excited and …

Art In Motion at Reston Art Gallery and Studios

Carol Nahorniak Art & Culture

Mobiles and Stabiles by Wayne Schiffelbein on Display July 5 through July 31 An array of mobiles suspended from the ceiling and stabiles displayed on tabletops are presented by Wayne Schiffelbein in his show, “Art In Motion,” at Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS) from July 5 through July 31. The show offers at least twenty pieces of Schiffelbein’s latest …

Celebrating Vienna’s Pets

Town of Vienna Around Town

From poodles to parakeets, Vienna’s loyal companions provide unconditional love in both good times and bad. That’s why starting the week of July 4, Mayor Linda Colbert will recognize a Vienna pet of the week via the Town’s social media channels. “Studies show that pets can help decrease stress in their human companions, improve heart health and even help children …

Memory and Illusion: Paintings by Sandra C Dovberg

Carol Nahorniak Art & Culture

June 28 – July 24 at Jo Ann Rose Gallery A retrospective exhibit of more than fifty (50) original paintings by Reston-based painter Sandra C Dovberg will be shown in the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center–Lake Anne, open every day from Tuesday, June 28 through Sunday, July 24 during the center’s hours of operation.  Dovberg’s solo exhibit, …