Reston DRADA (Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association) Support Group meets first and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1516 Moorings Drive in Reston. For more information, call Ginny at 703-966-2510.

La Leche League of Herndon/Reston will meet Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center Street in Herndon. La Leche League offers a lending library with books on breastfeeding, childbirth, parenting and nutrition, mother to mother support, leaders accredited by La Leche League International, the latest breastfeeding information and 24-hour telephone help. La Leche League Leaders are available to answer breastfeeding questions.  For more information, call Dana at 703-476-0452, Pam at 703-716-4872, or Karen at 703-435-1429.

League of Reston Artists. Open to all Washington area artists, photographers and individuals interested in the arts. Workshops, classes, speakers, demonstrations, exhibitions and critiques. Write to P.O. Box 2513, Reston, VA 20195-2513. Call 703-481-7898. Visit

Reston Sketch Group. Meets Thursday nights at Reston Regional Library, from 6:45-8:45 p.m., with a draped model. There is a model fee. Call Joan at 703-715-2692.

AARP Local Chapter. Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the North Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Bowman Towne Drive in Reston. The group enjoys social events and speakers. For more information, call 703-860-3966.

The League of Women Voters. Group meets during the second week of most months at two locations in Reston for review and discussion of a wide range of public issues at all governmental levels. The evening group meets on the second Wednesday at the Reston Museum at Lake Anne Plaza, beginning at 7:30 p.m.; and the day group meets at various locations in Reston (call 860-0112 or 471-6364) on the second Thursday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Meetings are free, guests are welcome and no registration is required. The League is a nonpartisan organization that encourages citizens to play an informed and active role in government. Call 703-658-9150 or visit for further information.

Boy Scouts. Reston Boy Scout Troop 1970 is one of several troops in the area. Monthly weekend activities include camping and focuses on a specific activity such as rafting, canoeing, fishing, back packing, hiking, biking, caving and bouldering. A high level of parent participation in the troop is a strong factor in its success. Meetings are weekly on Mondays from 7:30-8:45 p.m., which prospective scouts and their parents are invited to attend after contacting the scoutmaster at For further information, visit

The French Club. Group meets the first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month at Reston Community Center at Hunter Woods at 6 p.m., and on the second and fourth Wednesdays at La Madeleine French Café and Bakery. Call Marei at 703-620-0645 or Joan at 703-715-2692.

Reston VIP. A support group for adults with vision loss meets at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, at 2 p.m. Call 703-689-2700.

Senior Trips. Reston Association's Senior Advisory Committee schedules a variety of trips throughout the year to places of interest such as The Kennedy Center and D.C. museums. Call for details and to be placed on a mailing list at 703-435-6577. Email