The Largest DC-Area Book Festival Dedicated to Young Adult Authors and Readers, NoVa TEEN Book Festival, Announces 2020 Line Up

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Sabaa Tahir, New York Times Bestselling Author, Keynotes on March 14 in Falls Church Sabaa Tahir, a New York Times bestselling author of the Ember Quartet series, leads the author line up released today for the 7th annual NoVaTEEN Book Festival coming to Marshall High School in Falls Church on March 14, 2020. The free Festival which has grown from …

Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

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Former South Carolina state legislator Bakari Sellers to deliver Keynote Address Reston Community Center will have a full slate of community events January 18 to 20 as it presents the 35th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration. Bakari Sellers, a former member of the South Carolina state legislature who is considered a rising and leading voice for …

January 2020 Events at Reston Town Center

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Moira Dryer: Yours for the Taking – Opening at GRACE Saturday, January 18 | 4 – 7 pm See a selection of Dryer’s abstract paintings, many never previously shown publicly. Curator’s Talk begins at 4 pm, followed by a reception at 5 pm. On display through April 18. Free 703.471.9242|  restonarts.org Oscar Winners and Film Fan Favorites: Art of John …

RCC’s Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center Opening Delayed Until January 27

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Reston Community Center announced on Monday that the reopening of the Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center is delayed until January 27 due to issues uncovered in recent inspections and permitting processes. RCC Executive Director Leila Gordon said a Monday meeting with project leaders from Fairfax County’s Department of Public Works and Environmental Services included news that a pair of critical …

NextStop Theatre’s “Front Row to History” Initiative Provides Local Students with Free Tickets to THE MOUNTAINTOP

NextStop Theatre Around Town, Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre has announced the creation of the “Front Row to History” Initiative, which will provide free, front-row tickets for local high school students to see THE MOUNTAINTOP, a play about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “This extraordinary play provides an up-close and personal look at a famous, iconic civil rights leader,” said Evan Hoffmann, Producing Artistic Director of NextStop …

Free demonstration by Katriel Srebnik hosted by Vienna Arts Society on January 9

Doré Skidmore Around Town, Arts

The public is invited to a demonstration by nationally recognized artist Katriel Srebnik, who will introduce his unique approach to painting people with color and light. Thursday, January 97 – 9:30 pm Vienna Art CenterWindover Building,243 Church St., NWVienna, VA 22180 Free 703-319-3971 www.ViennaArtsSociety.org Pictured at top: Katriel Srebnik, An Early Evening

Wolf Trap Summer 2020 Schedule

Emily Stout | Manager, Media Relations | Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Around Town, Art & Culture

May 2020 MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly Keith Sweat* Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets $42-$107 For over 35 years, Maze and Frankie Beverly have created distinctive, passionate, and powerful songs to become one of the most influential groups in modern history. Joined by “Twisted” and “Nobody” singer and new jack swing star Keith Sweat, experience an evening of iconic R&B and …

December 2019 Events at Reston Town Center

Carol Nahorniak Around Town

Reston Town Center Ice Skating Pavilion Daily until March Public ice skating and skate rentals every day, including all holidays, from November until March. Also available are skating lessons, birthday parties, private and corporate parties, plus special events. More information, rates, and schedules:703.709.6300 | skating@restontowncenter.com | restontowncenter.com Gingerbread Village Display at Hyatt Regency Reston Daily through January 2 See the annual …

Vienna Arts Society Reception on Thursday, December 12th

Vienna Arts Society Around Town, Art & Culture

The Vienna Art Center is a collection point for donations to the Community for Helping Others (CHO) through the holiday season. When you drop in to see the latest exhibition and gift shop, please bring canned and dry foods for the CHO bin. Center hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays. The public is invited to enjoy holiday …

Jingle on the Lake

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Lake Anne Plaza12/7/2019 Join the Lake Anne Merchant Professionals Association for Jingle on the Lake Saturday December 7, 2019. Come early to hear holiday music, participate in cookie decorating and other activities around the plaza and see the plaza decorated for the holidays. Santa arrives by boat at 12 noon! See below for more details. Event Schedule: 8 am – 12pm: Reston …