Reston Community Orchestra welcomes youth for season finale.
The Reston Community Orchestra concluded their 25th season Sunday, May 19, with a performance at the Reston Community Center.
Brian Menish makes art, defies Traumatic Brain Injury.
After years of intensive physical, speech and occupational therapy, Menish not only survived, but he now has regained the ability to walk and participate in nearly every activity of a typical 24-year-old male.
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Bad weather not a problem at Relay for Life.
To officially begin the event survivors from the area walk a lap amongst themselves wearing purple to signify the disease they overcame.
Reston Concerts on the Town Announces its 2013 Season
Greg Sawyer of Herndon describes himself as an art fan, but says he’s a “little intimidated” by it. Still, having recently moved from Texas and living without roommates for the first time in his life, he has an apartment to decorate. That brought him to the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at Reston Town Center last weekend.
Art reception at Lake Anne Reston Community Center.
On Sunday, May 5, students and teachers in Reston Community Center’s visual arts program assembled in a reception to meet with friends and relatives. The work is on display now at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at the Reston Community Center at Lake Anne.
Event features live animals, nature demonstrations.
Darren Chambers, 7, of Reston says he’s scared of spiders, silverfish and ants, but there’s one thing he’s not scared of: snakes. He had a chance to look at snakes up close and personal Saturday, May 4, at the Walker Nature Education Center during their Spring Festival.
Drama department presents “Xanadu” May 2-4.
“My daughters looked at it the same way they look at ‘Grease,’ a story about people who live in a completely different time.” -- Terri Goldberg of Reston
Reston Community Players present "33 Variations."
Where and When Reston Community Players present "33 Variations" at CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Hunters Woods Shopping Center, Reston. Performances: April 26 – May 11, 2013. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., a Sunday matinee, May 5 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets $ 17-$20. Call 703-476-4500 or visit www.restonplayers.org.
Chocolate for Elephants features gourmet chocolates, desserts and wines from local vendors, all sold to benefit the U.S. Friends of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
This week in Herndon...
At ArtSpace Herndon on Friday, April 12, there was an artists’ reception for the current exhibit “Mind, Heart, Vision.”
Rebekah Wingert-Jabi wins Peabody Award, begins work on documentary about Reston.
Rebekah Wingert- Jabi has lived all across the world. She moved to Reston as a child, attended college in Minnesota and California, studied abroad in China and lived in the Middle East. She became interested in still photography at a young age, and while in China she got a video camera and became fascinated with the idea of moving images.
Historic trust hosts program on Reston’s stewardship of natural resources.
When Robert Simon first saw the land that would eventually become Reston, he was struck by its beauty.