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Joe Quinn’s Eagle Scout Project Food Drive will be held at the South Lakes Shopping Center Safeway on Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The food drive will benefit the homeless through Reston Interfaith.
Pizza, doughnuts, and drinks will be provided. Contact Joe Quinn at 703-716-1364 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Scouts are also needed on Sunday, May 13 to inventory the collected food.
Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) announces a partnership with Target in recognition of its efforts in education in the visual arts.
This grant will support the work of GRACE in the production of the 16th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, which will be held on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, at Reston Town Center.
This grant is part of ongoing efforts by Target to strengthen families and communities throughout the country. The festival will be both days, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., offering artwork by more than 185 painters, sculptors, fine crafters and jewelers on exhibit for purchase.
Over both days, the Festival presents live music, festive foods, beer and wine garden, artist demonstrations, and the Children’s Art Tent.
The two-day, juried festival is produced by and benefits Greater Reston Arts Center.
For information, call 703-471-9242, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.restonarts.org.
Leadership Fairfax Inc. announced that Verizon Communications is the tournament sponsor for its annual LFI/ELI golf tournament on Monday, May 21. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Leadership Fairfax’s scholarship fund.
This year’s tournament will be held on May 21 at Hidden Creek Golf Course in Reston. Other available sponsorships include Reception Sponsor (exclusive), Lunch Sponsor (exclusive), Individual Hole Sponsors (exclusive), Gold Sponsors and Contest Sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, contact Kelly Knolan at 703-752-7553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vienna Walk: Enjoy a venture to Vienna, led by Squire Muse, for a look at the city’s new Town Green, and the ‘Spy Bridge’ made famous by the current movie, “Breach.” Stop at the Vienna Inn for Dutch treat lunch. Wednesday, May 23, 10 a.m. Meet at Reston Museum for carpool. $5 donation appreciated. Call 703-709-7700 or visit www.restonmuseum.org.
The American Diabetes Association will be hosting its annual Tour de Cure on Sunday, June 10, at Reston Town Center. The fund-raiser brings together 800 cyclists and volunteers in the greater Washington D.C. area. Riders travel on the W&OD trail across Fairfax and Loudoun Counties on 100-, 63-, 32- or 12-mile routes to raise money for diabetes advocacy, medical research, and awareness. Visit http://diabetes.org or call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383).