Halloween Weekend Happenings

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There’s plenty of spooktacular Halloween fun to be had this weekend! Here’s our list of spooky fun festivities! Saturday, October 30 Pumpkin Painting at The Perch The PerchTysons, Va 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. $15 Starr Hill Biergarten will host a pumpkin painting event in partnership with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. Expect plenty of pumpkins and painting supplies, adorable (and adoptable!) pups, a …

Reston Community Center Earns Two Honors At Virginia Recreation and Park and Society Annual Conference

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Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center and longtime Board member Bill Bouie awarded for excellence Reston Community Center earned honors in two categories at the 2021 Virginia Recreation and Park and Society’s annual conference in Harrisonburg, VA, this week. Bill Bouie, an RCC Board of Governors member since 2003, earned the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award, and RCC’s complete renovation of the Terry …

Vienna’s 75th Annual Halloween Parade

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Vienna’s most popular event! This fun, free parade features originally created floats, bands, costumed kids, and more. The Vienna Halloween Parade is co-hosted by the Town of Vienna and the Vienna Business Association. The 2021 theme is ‘THE ROARING TWENTIES.’  How to participate Children and others in costume are invited to march along in the parade as well, no need …

Local Grandmaster to Headline The Boro’s First-Ever Chess Tournament

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‘The Boro’s Gambit’ Welcomes Spectators and Players of All Levels The Boro, Tyson’s premier destination for luxury urban living in the heart of Northern Virginia, invites you and your best check-mates to its first-ever outdoor chess tournament, The Boro’s Gambit. On November 13, catch every move at the Sandlot as Grandmaster Rashad Babaev, an international chess sensation and  resident of …

The Boro Hosts First-Ever ‘Best In Show’ Halloween Costume Contest

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Join The Boro on Hallow’s Eve for Tricks and Treats With Your Pup! The Boro, Tyson’s premier destination for luxury urban living in the heart of Northern Virginia, is calling all furry friends to grab their favorite costumes for Best in Show at The Boro! Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with festive treats and activities for the whole …

Blankets to Bust Breast Cancer’ to Benefit The Tigerlily Foundation

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Presented by AR Workshop Alexandria and Barrel & Bushel Join AR Workshop Alexandria on The Plaza at Tyson’s Corner Center for our final Summerfest  Crafty Hour event hosted by Barrel & Bushel.  On Tuesday, October 26th at 6PM AR Workshop Alexandria will be on-site to teach a Special ‘Blankets to Bust Breast Cancer’ Crafty Hour benefitting the Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer foundation providing education, awareness, advocacy and hands-on support to …

Town of Vienna Receives Top Award for Excellence

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At its annual conference in Leesburg this week, the Virginia Municipal Association (VML) announced the Town of Vienna as the winner of this year’s President’s Award, the organization’s highest honor for innovative solutions by a local government. This honor is in addition to Town Manager Mercury Payton’s selection as the VML Local Champion Award winner for initiating Liberty Amendments Month, …

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for October 2021

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The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in October. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual (online) or in-person, socially distanced formats. Please check the Center’s website, www.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 …

Town of Vienna and Vienna Shopping Center Announces Fall Pop-Up Market

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Weekend Event Featuring Local Artists Takes Place October 16-17 The Town of Vienna in partnership with Vienna Shopping Center, brings to the town a Fall Pop-Up Market featuring up to 25 local artisans ranging from jewelry, home gifts, art, and more. Shoppers can shop safely and explore a variety of handmade gifts from local makers. When Saturday & Sunday, October 16-17, …

Town of Vienna Vies for Caboose-to-Caboose Title

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In the spirit of friendly competition, the Town of Vienna is participating in the Caboose-to-Caboose Bike Ride Challenge! The contest between the Town of Vienna and the Town of Herndon encourages bike riders of all ages to pedal along the W&OD Trail from the Vienna Caboose to the Herndon Caboose and back for a chance to put their Town in …