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Free Parking in Downtown Leesburg for the Holidays

Parking in the Town Hall parking garage  and at all on-street parking meters will be free from Thursday, November 25, 2010 through Sunday, January 2, 2011

GAP Reston Give & Get Fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma

GAP in Reston Town Center is hosting "Give & Get Fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma." It begins on November 11th and runs through November 14th.
Buy raffle tickets to win prizes, including a one of a kind hand-made quilt fabricated entirely of Gap Denim. All proceeds benefit LLS. Details and coupon at GAP Reston Facebook page.

Nature's Plenty of Kids

From the Reston Association:

Acorns, walnuts and hickory nuts are plentiful in the fall. Go on a seed search and look for animals busily preparing their winter stash. Make a seed craft and taste a yummy fall treat.  The date is Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 from 10 – 11 a.m.  The event will be at the Walker Nature Education Center – 11450 Glade Drive.  Make your reservations by Nov. 15, 2010.  The cost is $5/child RA members, $8/child non-members.  The event is for ages three to five and kids must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations call (703) 476-9689 or e-mail naturecenter@reston.org.

New Leesburg Town Exhibit Hall Art Show Now Open

New exhibit showcases work by faculty, student and staff of the Art Institute of Washington-Northern Virginia

8th Annual “Freeze Your Gizzard” 5K Cross Country Race and 1-Mile Fun Run Scheduled for Saturday, No

 Race will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Gazebo in the front field of Ida Lee Park

Help Fight Hunger in the Community

The 2010 Reston Community Center Thanksgiving Food Drive to Benefit Reston Interfaith has begun. The food drive began on November 1 and will run through November 23. A volunteer event will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunter Woods. Here you can find a list of non-perishable items needed and drop-off points.

 

Firefighters Help Bring New Winter Coats to Kids

From Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department:

Fairfax County firefighters, in cooperation with the Coats for Kids Foundation, Progressive Firefighters of Fairfax County, Inc., and the Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics, will collect and distribute new winter coats for children and youths through high school age, Thursday, October 28, 2010, 11 a.m., at Penn Daw Fire and Rescue Station 11, 6624 Hulvey Terrace, Alexandria, Virginia.

Through generous support and donations from organizations and businesses, it is anticipated that approximately 1,000 youths and their families will benefit. This is the fifth year firefighters and the department have sponsored this community event.