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Wednesday/Feb. 18

<cal2>Spanish Chats. Every Wednesday in February at 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Informal refresher for adults who want to practice Spanish. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700.

Penguin Party. Stories and activities for the whole family at 7:15 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call to register: 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 19

<cal2>Colors! Colors! Stories, activities and a craft for ages 2-3 with adult at 10:30 a.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center Street, Herndon. Call to register. 703-437-8855.

Family Book Club. Call for this month's book selection. For ages 8 and up at 7:15 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call to register: 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 20

<cal2>Swing Dance. 8:30-midnight. Swing dance with Terence McArdle and Big Trouble. Beginner lesson from 8:30-9 p.m.; dance begins at 9 p.m. $12. Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. For more information, call 703-359-9882.

AARP Tax Counseling. For adults, 11a.m.-4 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 21

<cal2>Finding Nemo Dive-In Swim Party. 5-8 p.m. Herndon Community Center. Families can bring floats or rafts and enjoy the evening watching Nemo and his friends. Staff will lead shallow water games for kids before the movie and light snacks will be for sale. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult and children under 6 must have a parent in the water at all times. $5 for adults and $2 for children under 16. To register, sign up at the Herndon Community Center at 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon

VITA Tax Counseling. Every Saturday in February from 10 a.m.-noon for adults at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700.

Dance Performance. At 8 p.m., the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company celebrates the diversity of ideas on the immigrant's journey at CenterStage in Reston. Tickets for all CenterStage events may be reserved from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day at the Reston Community Center Information and Service Desk, or purchased in person during Box Office Hours. Payment is required at time of reservation. To make reservations, call 703-476-1111.

Art Workshop. Parent/Child Art Workshop with Reston artist Pat Macintyre from 10 a.m.-noon at the Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza at Lake Anne Village Center. $5 donation is requested.

Music. "Groundhogs, Valentines and Presidents: Folk Songs for February” at the Reston Museum & Shop, 2-4 p.m., with acoustic folk musicians Ralph Lee Smith on traditional dulcimer and Lea Coryell on banjo.

Entertainment. "The Wild Kingdom: A Renaissance Book of Beasts" at 7:30 p.m. offers entertainment for families, with slapstick comedy for the children, tall tales for the adults and music for all. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for youth, 12 and under. Performances held at the Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. Call 703-435-6868.

"Arthur." Children's character Arthur will be at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1851 Fountain Drive, Reston at11 a.m. Free. Call 703-437-9490.

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 22

<cal2>Book signing. Diane Chamberlain will sign copies of her new book, "Her Mother's Shadow", at 2 p.m. The event will take place at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1851 Fountain Drive, Reston. Free. For information call 703-437-9490.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 23

<cal2>Practice English. Conversation group for adults learning English, intermediate level at 1 p.m. and beginner's level at 7 p.m. at Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call 703-689-2700. No registration required.

<cal1>Tuesday/Feb. 24

<cal2>Free home buyers' seminar. Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center from 6:30-9 p.m. Learn about home-buying options, the advantages of homeownership, qualifying and applying for a loan, and how to establish or restore your credit. The Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center is located at 1086 Elden Street. For more information, call 703-435-6829.

VITA Tax Counseling. Every Tuesday in February from 6-8 p.m. for adults at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700.

Listen & Learn. Stories and a simple science activity at 2 p.m. for ages 4-6 with adult at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call 703-689-2700.