McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for June 2024

McLean Community Center Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in June 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.


Help Save Lives!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, June 3, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

McLean Community Center is helping the American Red Cross with Diverse Blood Donations! It is urgent for donors of all ethnicities to support patients in need. Join us and support the community with your lifesaving blood donation. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: “McLeanCC” to schedule an appointment.


MCC Governing Board

June Monthly Meeting

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”

Thursday, June 6, 1 p.m. and Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 p.m.
Free admission

A father compromises his integrity to assure his daughter’s college admission. Blending rigorous naturalism with the precise construction of a thriller, this drama sheds light on the high stakes and ethical complexities of life in contemporary Romania. Romania; Directed Cristian Mungiu. Shown in Romanian with English subtitles. Cannes winner. Rated R.


Old Firehouse 5th & 6th Grader Party

Luau Party

Friday, June 7, 7-9:30 p.m.
1440 Chain Bridge Road
$35/$25 MCC district residents/$20 OFC Members, who must call to make payment. Preregistration is recommended.

Old Firehouse 5th & 6th grader parties are themed and decorated accordingly. Free catered food and beverages will be distributed to participants. Parties feature a DJ, open dance floor and a variety of activities.


Presented by The Alden

“Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now”—The Three Leading Ladies of “Hairspray”
with Marissa Jaret Winokur, Laura Bell Bundy and Kerry Butler

Saturday, June 8, 7 p.m.
$75/$60 senior/$50 MCC district residents; VIP $100/$85 senior/$75 MCC district residents. VIP tickets include preferred seating and meet and greet after the show.

Celebrate over 20 years of the Broadway musical “Hairspray” with the original Tracy, Penny and Amber in “Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now”! Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (“Dancing with the Stars”) and Tony nominees Kerry Butler (“Xanadu”) and Laura Bell Bundy (“Legally Blonde”) reunite onstage for the first time since performing together in “Hairspray.”


Presented by The Alden

Performing Arts Movie – Pride Month Selection
Matthew Bourne’s “Swan Lake”

Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m.
Free admission

Thrilling, audacious, witty and emotive, this “Swan Lake” is perhaps best known for replacing the female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions and took the entire dance world by storm. Winner of both Olivier an Tony Awards. Not rated.


Presented by The Alden

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park
DMV Fam-Jam Allstars

Sunday, June 16, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd.
Free

Where the beat is in the pocket and the rhythm is in your soul! Featuring three DMV-based children’s musicians: Uncle DevinMs. Niki and Groovy Nate!


Closing Notice

Juneteenth Holiday

Wednesday, June 19

The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Center will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, for the Juneteenth holiday. The centers will reopen on Thursday, June 20, at regular business hours.


Presented by The Alden

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park
Elena Moon Park and Friends

Sunday, June 23, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd.
Free

Elena Moon Park and Friends performs music for all-ages audiences, including folk and children’s music from around the globe, with an emphasis on East Asia and original songs. The band’s music celebrates togetherness and learning about the world around us.


Produced by the McLean Community Center

McLean Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

Saturday, June 29, 6:30-10 p.m.
Rain Date: Sunday, June 30
Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike
Free admission

Come celebrate Independence Day with MCC. The whole family will enjoy music, food trucks, giveaways and at dusk, a huge fireworks display. There is a limited amount of free onsite parking and additional free satellite parking with shuttle bus service (accessibility equipped). For details and information regarding directions, shuttle buses, weather alerts, satellite parking and site location, visit mcleancenter.org.


Presented by The Alden

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park
Backtrack Vocals

Sunday, June 30, 4 p.m.
On the porch of the historic house in Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd.
Free

Backtrack Vocals is an internationally touring a cappella group whose exciting arrangements transform familiar tunes and showcase the top-notch vocal and beatboxing abilities of its members. They infuse heart and humor into every performance and their versatile repertoire that covers Top 40, Motown, classical music, show tunes, original music and more!


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.


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.