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South Lakes Homecoming Parade This Weekend

The following was sent to us by Michael Astudillo of South Lakes High School:

Leesburg Executive Airport Hosts 2010 Open House and Air Show on Saturday, October 23, 2010

Free event promises fun for the whole family

Reston Halloween House & Trick or Treat Trail

The following was sent to us by The Reston Association:

Looking for a Halloween event that’s exciting, fun for the whole family, festive and (sh-h-) a bit educational?  The make your plans now for Reston’s Halloween House and Trick or Treat Trail.  You’ll be treated, really, to friendly characters along the trail who will give out treats. You are likely to meet a live owl and the animals who live inside Nature House – the year-round environmental educational facility at Walker Nature Education Center. “This is a creative Halloween event,” said Katie Shaw, manager of Walker Nature Education Center. “We have an emphasis on the environment here, so you will meet the animals and characters that share the woods with us.”

There will also be booths set up for fun activities and you can purchase snacks onsite.  Wear your fun, friendly costume.

A Forest of Color

The following was sent to us by the Reston Association:

The forest is splashed with shades of gold, fiery orange and brilliant reds. Bring the whole family and  explore why and how trees change color by doing a simple science experiment, then go on a fall foliage walk to make your own collection of colorful autumn leaves.  Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston.  You must register by Oct. 20, 2010 and the cost is $4 a person for Reston Association members and $6 for non-members. For reservations, please call 703- 476-9689 or e-mail naturecenter@reston.org.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled For Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

Buffalo Wings & Beer Opens New Restaurant in Leesburg Square Shopping Center

Detours & OnRamps: An Oct. 25th Forum On The Issues Facing Mothers In The Workplace


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Chipotle BOORITO 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food

This was sent to us by Katherine Newell Smith KNS Promotion Inc.:

Chipotle is presenting “BURRITO 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food” ...and it is a bit different than BOORITO of years past.

Here’s how it works: stop by any Chipotle on Halloween, Sunday, October 31 between 6pm and closing time dressed up as a Horrific Processed Food item and, as a thank you for a $2 donation, you will get a huge, gourmet burrito made to your specifications. Chipotle will then donate up to $1 million dollars to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.