Calendar, April 15-22

Calendar, April 15-22


Orrin Star and John Seebach will play their original bluegrass music live Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. Tickets: $12/person. Call 703-435-8377 for reservations.

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<cal1>Wednesday/April 15

<cal2>Baby Steps Storytime. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Enjoy an interactive storytime for you and your child. Ages 13-23 months. Call 703-689-2700.

Miles Stiebel. 8 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Local artist Miles Stiebel will perform jazz. $15/person. Download an order form at or call the box office at 703-476-4500, option 3 for tickets.

Live Improv. 9:30 p.m., Paolo’s Ristorante, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. Interactive improv games with audience suggestions and participation in the style of the television show "Who’s Line is it Anyway?" will be played. Free. Call 703-318-8920 or visit

<cal1>Thursday/April 16

<cal2>Toddler Storytime. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Enjoy stories and activities with other toddlers. Ages 2-3 with an adult. Call 703-689-2700.

"I Love You More Than Rainbows." 11 a.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Local children’s author Susan Crites will read "I Love You More Than Rainbows." Free; registration required; call 703-437-8855 to register.

<cal1>Friday/April 17

<cal2>San Jose Taiko. 8 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. San Jose Taiko brings the rhythms of taiko, the Japanese drum while incorporating many world rhythms. $30/person. Download an order form at or call the box office at 703-476-4500, option 3 for tickets.

Swing Dance. 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m., Hilton Washington Dulles, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. Join Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg for a swing dance with The Cutaways. Beginner swing lesson held 8:30-9 p.m. $15/person. Call 703-359-9882 or visit

<cal1>Saturday/April 18

<cal2>Founder’s Day.12-5 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center. Enjoy an afternoon of free entertainment in tribute to Reston founder Robert E. Simon, Jr.’s 95th birthday at the Lake Anne Center. From 12-5 p.m., there will be appearances by Supervisor Catherine Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill) and Chuck Veatch and performances by the Reston Community Orchestra and Chorale, Reston Community Players and others. From 7-10 p.m., there will be music and dancing with a champagne toast and birthday cake. Tickets: $30/person for the nighttime events. Visit

Saturday Samplings. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lake Anne Florist, 11426 Washington Plaza W. Enjoy free samples of "Virginia’s Finest" gourmet treats, and hand-made chocolates. Call 703-437-8686.

Parent/Child Art Workshop. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Reston Art Gallery & Studios, 11400 Washington Plaza W., Reston. Create a colorful butterfly or bug with artist Pat Macintyre. Free. Call 703-481-8156.

Healthy Kids Day. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., YMCA Fairfax County Reston, 12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. YMCA Healthy Kids Day celebrates making wellness a fun family affair with activities such as family yoga, games, sports, blood pressure screening, wellness assessments, swim tests, raffles and more. Visit or call 202-232-6700.

Basket Bingo. 7 p.m., Herndon Moose, 779 Center St., Herndon. The Virginia German Shepherd Rescue is having a Basket Bingo featuring Longaberger baskets. There will also be raffles, 50/50 bingos and door prizes. $20/person. E-mail or call 703-435-2840 and press 8.

March for Babies. 9 a.m.-1 pm, Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market St., Reston. Enjoy a 4-mile walk, picnic, live band and children’s activities. Proceeds support the March of Dimes. Call 703-824-0111 or visit

Common Knee to Hip Injuries Faced by Runners. 7 p.m., Potomac River Running, 11900 Market St., Reston. Mike Taylor, sports massage therapist, discusses common knee to hip injuries that runners face, highlighting the IT band, quadriceps and ham strings. Call 703-689-0999 or visit

<cal1>Sunday/April 19

<cal2>"Lost & Found." Unitarian Universalist Church, 1625 Wiehle Ave., Reston. Artist Anita Bucsay Damron’s paintings and mosaics will on display in the exhibition entitled "Lost & Found." The exhibit can be viewed during times the church is open, but call the church office at 703-742-7992 to check which specific times the exhibit can be viewed, as other functions are taking place concurrently.

Author’s Tea. 2-4 p.m., Reston Community Center at Hunters Woods, 2254 Hunters Woods Plaza, Reston. An Author's Tea, sponsored by Assistance League of Northern Virginia, will feature "American Girl" book author, Valerie Tripp as the guest speaker, a doll raffle, door prizes and tea, treats and lemonade. $20/person. To reserve a seat, mail $20 for each person to ALNV-Author’s Tea, P.O. Box 209, Herndon, VA 20172. Contact Teri at 703-200-3911 or

LKO Scholarship Awards Program. 1-4 p.m., Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. The Lambda Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Program and Book Signing, featuring Gwen Ifill, author and Moderator of PBS’ "Washington Week." Ifill will discuss and sign her new book "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama". E-mail or call 703-877-2290.

<cal1>Monday/April 20

<cal2>Book Club. 7:30 p.m., Reston’s Used Book Shop, 1623 Washington Plaza, Reston. The store’s Book Club will meet. Call 703-435-9772.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 21

<cal2>Wine Dinner. 7-10 p.m., Il Fornaio, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. Enjoy a five-course dinner paired with wines. $75/person. Call 703-437-5544 or visit

Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day. 12 - 8 p.m., Ben & Jerry’s, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. The shop will be giving out free cones to thank customers for another great year. All donations will benefit Call 703-787-9096 or visit

<cal1>Wednesday/April 22

<cal2>Senior Movie Day. 10 a.m., Multiplex Cinema, 11900 Market St., Reston. The Reston Association presents "P.S. I Love You." Refreshments and door prizes provided prior to the movie. Free to those 55 and older. Call 703-435-6530.

Honoring Local Businesswomen. 11:30 a.m., Morton's Steakhouse, 11956 Market St., Reston. The kick-off luncheon will for a series honoring local business women will honor May Bernhardt of Mayflowers Floral Studio. Guests will enjoy lunch with signature Morton’s dishes, a short program and plenty of networking time. $45/person. Contact Kate Tourville at 703-796-0611 or to RSVP.