McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for July 2024

McLean Community Center Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in July 2024. Please check the center’s website, mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave.


Closing Notice

Independence Day

Thursday, July 4

The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Center will be closed on Thursday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Camp programs will not be held on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.


Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park

The Gordon Sterling Trio

Wednesday, June 5, 6:30 p.m.
All Governing Board meetings are open to the public.

The final meeting of the 2023-2024 Governing Board will be followed by the first meeting of the 2024-2025 Governing Board. Tax district residents (Small District 1A-Dranesville) who wish to speak during the “Public Comment” portion of the meeting are welcome to do so by attending the meeting or may call the center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 to be placed on the agenda.


Presented by The Alden

Foreign Language Film
“Graduation”

Sunday, July 7, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park
Free

A special summer treat of soul/rock band Gordon Sterling and the People… unplugged. Drawing from the wells of jam rock, soul and reggae, the band’s musical odyssey is an invigorating journey into the heart of what it means to connect, reflect and love fiercely in an ever-evolving world. With every note, they remind us of the power of music to transcend, heal, and unify.


Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park

Lil’ Maceo

Sunday, July 14, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park
Free

Smooth and sexy jazz sax originals and covers. “Mr. Funky Sax” aptly describes the musical old-school funky, foot-stomping music of Lil Maceo. His powerful music has made him one of the most sought-after saxophonists in the industry. His shows are high-energy, ultimately compelling audience members to get out of their seats and dance.


Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park

The Billy Coulter Trio

Sunday, July 21, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park
Free

Washington D.C. singer/songwriter Billy Coulter’s distinctive style straddles the line between roots rock and power pop. Blending diverse influences from Springsteen and Petty to Lennon and Bowie he’s created a fresh, authentic sound with a nod to the classics that inspired him. Coulter’s unique songwriting and vocals have won 20 Washington Area Music (WAMMIE) Awards, including Album of the Year (“Dose”), Song of the Year (“Party of One”) and Songwriter of the Year.


MCC Governing Board

July Meeting

Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 p.m. FOIA training; 6:30 p.m. Board Meeting
All Governing Board meetings are open to the public.

Tax district residents (Small District One A-Dranesville) who wish to speak during the “Public Comment” portion of the monthly board meeting are welcome to do so while attending the meeting, or may call the center in advance at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, to be placed on the speakers’ list.


Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park

Justin Trawick

Sunday, July 28, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park
Free

Described as a mix of John Prine and Jason Mraz, Washington, D.C. based singer-songwriter Justin Trawick describes his music as urban folk rock. Trawick’s music ranges from folk to bluegrass, and even acoustic funk-infused hip-hop. His lyrics are gritty yet sweet, often referencing lessons learned or hopes for a better future. Expect Americana/roots music with humor and unexpected covers.!


For more information, call MCC at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit www.mcleancenter.org. For Old Firehouse activities, call 703-448-8336. For The Alden Box Office, call 571-296-8385.


About McLean Community Center

The McLean Community Center, an agency of Fairfax County Government, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all programs, services and activities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call the Center 14 working days in advance of the event.

To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.