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<i><lst>Send announcements to the Reston Connection, by mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, by e-mail to reston@connectionnewspapers.com or by fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday 5 p.m. for the following week's paper. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call Meghan Williams at 703-917-6407 with questions. This free listing is reserved for activities and events that are open to the public at no or minimal cost.</i>

<lst>Mother's First Reston/Herndon holds meetings on Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 10 a.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St. Call 703-827-5922 or visit www.mothersfirst.org.

The Girl Scouts will offer "Camp Mi Vida!" Dec. 26-30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The camp is intended for girls in the fourth-eighth grades who are not currently Girl Scouts. The camp is located at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St., Herndon. To register, stop by the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center on Elden St. and pick up a flyer from the bulletin board. E-mail Jenna Cooper, jcooper@gscnc.org, with questions.

The Herndon Woman's Club held its 47th Annual Fashion Show, Nov. 5, Days Hotel and Conference Center in Herndon. More than 200 guests saw fashions from Chico's clothing store at Fairfax Corner, modeled by Club members. Individuals purchased raffle tickets, donated to the club by Herndon businesses. Proceeds from the show are contributed to local projects to benefit the community. The first $1,000 check was awarded to Debra Rams, spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Women's Shelter, at the Nov. 14 Club meeting. Additional donations will be made to local interests, including school awards and scholarships.

Reston Interfaith invites individuals and families to adopt a family this holiday season. Support Reston Interfaith families by giving gifts for a child through the Adopt-a-Family program. The goal this year is to adopt 1,100 children from the Reston-Herndon area. Contact Meredith Young at 571-323-9566, or events@restoninterfaith.org.