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Today: Wednesday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Fall Airport Concessions Retail and Restaurant Job Fair, at Fairfax SkillSource Center, 11484 Washington Plaza West, Suite 110, Reston. More at

Friday, October 24, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Loudoun Green Team Food Day. At Northern Virginia Community College, 21200 Campus Drive, Sterling. Download a flier here.

Friday, October 24, noon to 2:00 p.m., Panel Discussion on the Growing Impact of the Latino Vote in Virginia, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington. More information and registration here.

Friday, October 24, noon to 2:00 p.m., 2014 Arts Awards at the Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. Visit Arts Awards for details and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, October 25, 8:00 a.m. to noon, Mapping Your Student’s Unique Journey: Explore the Many Choices in Fairfax County Public Schools. More information is at Summit.

Saturday, October 25, 8:30 am, GRACE Race, Pavilion and Market Streets in Reston Town Center. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) has partnered with Potomac River Running and CRUNCH Fitness to offer the first annual GRACE Race. A Fun Run for kids follows the race. Enjoy free post-race family art activities, refreshments, t-shirts, and prizes. More is at


Trick or Treat at Reston Town Center on Saturday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Costumed children can visit participating retailers and the Information Center for treats and goodies. Look for the pumpkin flyer in the window! Call 703-579-6720 for more information.


Tuesday, October 28, noon to 7:00 p.m., INOVA Blood Drive at Reston Town Center beside Pavilion. Register on-site or call 866-256-6372 or visit to make an appointment.


Wednesday, October 29, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., NOVAForward Transportation Summit: Moving the Region Forward. The panel discussion will focus on current and future budgetary challenges and the implications to the transportation industry, infrastructure projects, Metro’s momentum campaign, opportunities for public private partnerships, the future of the region’s airports and airlines and more. More information is at NOVAForward.


Wednesday, October 29, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Domestic Violence Intervention Workshop for Faith Leaders, at Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale. No fee to attend; Online registration is available. Participants may also register for this workshop by calling the Community Interfaith Coordination Office at 703-324-3453, TTY 711 or sending email here.


Wednesday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Food Truck Wednesdays at Reston Town Square Park (last date for the 2014 season). A variety of food truck vendors offer their specialized lunch and dessert options. Cash and credit cards accepted. Call 703-579-6720 for more information.

Saturday, November 1, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., Social Action Linking Together (SALT) Advocacy Training Conference, at American Legion Post 180, Patriot Hall, 330 Center Street North, Vienna. For more information, contact John Horejsi at
Saturday, November 1, 11:00 a.m., Dr. Thomas A. Wilkins Outstanding Educator Awards Lunch and Silent Auction.  See more at Silent Auction and Luncheon .
Sunday, November 2, 4:00 p.m., Reston Chorale’s Remembered Voices featuring Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps, at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb Street NW, Washington DC. For ticket information and other details, visit Remembered Voices.

Sunday, November 2, 6:00 p.m., Candlelight Vigil for the Health Crisis of West Africa, at Lake Anne Plaza, Reston. St. Anne’s Episcopal Church is hosting the interfaith event that is open to all.  For more information, contact the St. Anne’s church office at 703-437-6530.

Tuesday, November 4, 1:00 p.m., meeting of the Reston Garden Club, at Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Dr. Dennis Koop, a recently retired USDA Extension Entomologist, will introduce some critters that live in our back yards that have an impact on our gardens. More information is at


Thursday, November 6, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Public Forum by the Governor’s Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government, at the Caplin Auditorium of the University of Virginia School of Law. Co-chairman Rick Boucher will present an overview of the work of the commission followed by an opportunity for individuals to share their ideas and offer comments. More information is at public forum.


Saturday, November 8, 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Fourth Annual Emerging Minority Leadership Conference (EMLC) at the Waterford at Springfield. The conference will “Engage, Educate, Enrich, and Empower” FCCPTA local PTA/PTSA unit leaders, emerging minority leaders, and community advocates in outreach to their diverse communities. Attendees will obtain information, training, and resources from experts in the education field, gaining the knowledge and resources to engage minority families within their community. More is at

Emerging Minority Leadership Conference

Saturday, November 8, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fairfax County History Conference, “Fire, Flight, and Fury,” admission $20 per person, download brochure and registration form here.

Tuesday, November 11, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 28th Annual Caregivers Conference, “Caregiving–Taking a Closer Look,” will provide valuable information on ways to help your loved one and yourself along the caregiving journey. At First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street, Alexandria. Register online at

Wednesday, November 12, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 2014 Commonwealth Institute Policy Summit, a statewide conference bringing together opinion leaders, subject matter experts, community partners, individual advocates, and grassroots groups to discuss the challenges facing the state, and to get new tools to make progress in the coming legislative session. At the Sun Trust Building, 919 East Main Street, Richmond. Register here.

Registration is open for the 2014 Governor’s Transportation Conference to be held November 12-14 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center. Exhibitor booths and sponsor packages are available. See details at

Sunday, November 16, 4:00 p.m., Reston Community Orchestra Season Opening Concert “West Comes East” at Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Admission is free, but bring canned or non-perishable goods to support Reston’s annual Thanksgiving food drive. Details are at Season Opening Concert.


Monday, November 17, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Understanding Medicare (55 years and older), RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. FREE, Registration Required. Medicare is complex and oftentimes confusing. Come hear Mari de Leon, with the Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging, explain even some of the most archaic aspects of the program.

Friday, November 28, at 6:00 p.m., Reston Chorale’s Carol Sing-Along, at Reston Town Center in front of the tree on Market Street with the annual tree lighting ceremony followed by a sing-along of holiday favorites led by members of The Reston Chorale with a brass quintet. FREE – all are welcome! For further information, contact The Reston Chorale directly at 703-834-0079 or


Saturday, December 6, 9:00 a.m., Listening Session at Hunters Woods Elementary School, 2401 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Superintendent Karen Garza will hold the session as part of a listening tour during the 2014-15 school year and invites students, parents, employees, and community members to participate. She will provide an update on the latest happenings in FCPS and listen to ideas, comments, and questions from the audience. Those planning to attend are asked to register in advance online and indicate if an interpreter is needed.

Saturday, December 6, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Reston Chorale’s “The Wonder of the Season” holiday concert featuring Twas the Night Before Christmas, Ken Darby and Harry Simeone’s rendition of Clement Claude Moore’s beloved poem, at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Tickets required: Buy Tickets Online or call Reston Community Center Box Office – 703-476-4500, Ext. 3. For further information, contact The Reston Chorale directly at 703-834-0079 or


Tuesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. Reston Sings: Handel’s Messiah! at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston. Buy Tickets Online or at the door 30 minutes prior to the event that evening. For further information, contact The Reston Chorale directly at 703-834-0079 or


Thursday, December 11, “Practices of Promise for Schools in Challenging Environments” Summit, at VA Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond. The summit is being presented by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Task Force on Schools in Challenging Environments, the Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe, the VCU School of Education, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Virginia Association of School Superintendents. The Task Force’s full report is available at



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