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Dessert Concert Series

The VOCE Chamber Singers are scheduled to be the next performers of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church's dessert concert series. Scheduled for Dec. 2 at 8 p.m., the concert will include a Christmas Cantata by Daniel Pinkham and highlight popular and classical holiday music from around the globe. Voce, a voice chorus now in its 11th season is recognized as one of the Washington, D.C. area's premier chamber choral groups.

This holiday season, give the gift of music with tickets to St. Timothy's Christmas Concert. Contact Peter Waggoner at St. Timothy's, 703-437-3790 ext. 16; call VOCE at 703-277-7772; or e-mail at VoceVa@hotmail.com. St. Tim's is located at 432 Van Buren and Spring Streets.

Live Nativity

Southview Baptist Church is scheduled to celebrate the holiday season with "Living Nativity" — complete with sheep, goats, donkeys and a camel — on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. Southview Baptist Church is located at Reston Parkway and Foxmill Road. Call 703-860-8800.

Holiday Shop

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church Annual Holiday Shop featuring crafts and small business vendors will be held on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Enjoy holiday shopping with a wide variety of gifts for everyone without the hustle, bustle and hassle of shopping malls and overcrowded stores. St. Timothy's is located at 432 Van Buren Street and Spring Streets. Visit www.saint-timothys.org.

Glory Days Grill

Help military families in the community by dining at Glory Days Grill Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to close, or Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to close. When residents dine on the designated nights, the restaurant will contribute 10 percent of the total food bill to Reston-based Salute Our ServicesTM. Founded by Herndon resident Tricia Johnson, Salute Our ServicesTM is a non-profit agency that helps military reserve families find resources and offers emotional support when spouses are deployed. Ask servers for a copy of the guest check, not the credit card receipt, and give or mail to: Salute Our Services, 2100 Reston Parkway, Suite 300, Reston, Va. 20171. Call 703-234-1773 for more information. Neighboring restaurants are located in Reston and Sterling.

Clearview Holiday Fair

Clearview Elementary is scheduled to hold a Holiday Craft Fair, Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Vendors interested in selling at the fair are encouraged to sign up. For more information call 703-318-7852. Clearview is located at 12635 Builders Road in Herndon.

General Nutrition Center Vitamin Drive

Two locally owned Herndon General Nutrition Centers are sponsoring a children's vitamin drive to benefit the Herndon Free Clinic. Fox Mill and Franklin Farm GNC owner Grace Wolf will match every box of regularly priced children's multivitamins purchased for donation to the Herndon Free Clinic with another box. Shoppers can leave their business card marked "Herndon Free Clinic" or a note with their purchase and GNC will deliver all donated and purchased vitamins to the Herndon Free Clinic. Both store locations are also accepting small cash donations to purchase additional children's vitamins at cost for the Herndon Free Clinic. Shoppers can make their purchases and donations until Dec. 23 at both Herndon GNC locations. Call Wolf at 703-860-1993 or Herndon Free Clinic executive director, Mary Jane Jobe, at 571-261-5262.

Teen After-school Program

Teenagers 12 to 17 are invited to the Herndon Community Center for an afternoon of refreshments and a movie — free. Teen Cinema is held the second and fourth Thursday of every month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.

* Nov. 24: No movie/Thanksgiving holiday

* Dec. 8: "Fat Albert"

* Dec. 22: "Coach Carter"

To find out what's playing, to be placed on a mailing list or to register, call the Herndon Community Center at 703-435-6868.

Town Calendar

Leaf collection south of the bike trail.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Day

Town offices, Community Center closed

No refuse collection

Friday, Nov. 25

Town offices closed

Community Center open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

No refuse collection

Monday, Nov. 28

Refuse collection

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Refuse collection