Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

The Vienna Farmers Market behind Town Hall, 127 Center St., S., opens for the season on Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m.-noon and will be open every Saturday through Oct. 28. Sponsored by the Vienna-Reston Jaycees. Market features fresh produce, plants and flowers, baked goods, meat, dairy and kettle corn. Call Karen at 703-281-1255 or visit

The farmers market at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna, is open every Wednesday through Nov. 22, from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Features produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, ciders, honey, dairy and meats. Call 703-642-0128.

Lunchtime Weight Watchers, hosted by the Town of Vienna, meets at 11:15 a.m. each Tuesday at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Open to the public, the cost is $168 for a 13-week session, payable in advance. For registration and information call 703-255-6350.

Spring Walking Groups. An evening walking group for adults is meeting each Wednesday in front of the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. The Group will leave at 5:15 p.m. for a three-mile walk along local trails and scenic paths. No fee or registration required. A morning walking group will meet on Mondays, through May 22, from 10-11 a.m. The fee of $5 for town residents and $6.25 for non-residents includes a guide, trail maps and written materials. Call 703-255-6360 or visit

Flea Market sponsored by the Merrifield Lions Club and the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Club will be held every Sunday through November from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Two hundred vendor spaces are available for $15. Call Fred Anderson at 703-517-7243 or visit or

Word Processing Software is offered on public computers in the Fairfax County Public Libraries. Free service.

Kids Appreciation Night at the Silver Diner, 8101 Fletcher Ave., McLean, every Tuesday night from 5-8 p.m. Every Kids Night features activities such as face painting, balloon art, clowns and music in addition to food. All kids receive a free milkshake with their meal. Call 703-821-5666.

Library Disability Access Services. Library group serves individuals with disabilities and sponsors a support group for seniors and people with low vision at the Patrick Henry Library in Vienna. The VIP (Visually Impaired Person) Vienna Group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E. in Vienna. Call 703-938-0405.

Arc of Northern Virginia now offers respite care at their Kidz Clubhouse in Great Falls. They offer after-school, evening or weekend care. Respite care is available for children of all ages with disabilities and their siblings. Rates are $15 per hour from 8 a.m.-11 p.m., $7 per hour from 11 p.m.-8 a.m. and $5 per hour for siblings, with no charge for overnight care. Call 703-438-8370, fax-703-438-8371, or visit

St. John Catholic Church, 6420 Linway Terrace, McLean, operates a thrift shop for all residents of Northern Virginia. The shop is located on the lower level of Carlin Hall under the parish office and features clothing, a children's room, a kitchen and household room and a limited amount of artwork and "bric-a-brac." Hours are Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations are accepted during hours of operation and Mondays from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Call 703-356-7420.

Vinson Hall Treasure Shop. Vinson Hall Military Retirement Community operates its Treasure Shop in the building at 6251 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. Anyone may come to shop Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Look at glassware, dishes, pictures, kitchen items and jewelry. Additional hours are the second Saturday of the month. Call 703-970-3722.