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<cal2>Reston Garden Club. The Garden Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Lake Anne Community Center, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. The program will be "Reston Garden Club Goes to the Oscars" and several members of the garden club will show floral interpretations of movies that have been nominated for an Oscar. Visit www.restongardenclub.org.
Wealth in Wellness. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Freddi Donnerâ€™s Home 1203 Rowland Drive, Herndon. Learn how to reap the benefits of the rapidly growing wellness industry. RSVP tp Freddi Doner at email@example.com.
Toddler Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Enjoy stories and activities. Age 2-3 with adult.
Homeschoolersâ€™ Book Club. 11 a.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Discuss books with other homeschoolers. Ages 8-14. Call 703-437-8855.
Teen Volunteer Training. 4 p.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Teens willing to commit to 10 volunteer hours are welcome to come to this group training session. Training will count as two hours of volunteer time. Call 703-437-8855.
<cal2>Used Book Sale. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, is holding a "Mystery Mini Used Book Sale" during regular library hours through Wednesday, Feb. 11.
<cal2>Polar Dip. Camp Sunshine presents the Virginia Polar Dip at 2 p.m. at Lake Anne Village Center in Reston. Participants must raise a minimum of $100 in pledges. Prizes awarded for top fundraisers and best costumes. Visit www.freezinforareason.com/virginiapp.html.
Father Daughter Dance. Fathers and their daughters, ages 4-12, are invited to dance to popular music at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. This semi-formal event will include dancing, appetizers, drinks, a photo of the couple and a keepsake. Daughter may be accompanied by an uncle, grandfather, or a male guardian. $50/couple; $25/each additional daughter. Call 703-787-7300.
Smart Markets. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Smart Markets at Oakton is open year-round on Saturday mornings. Vendors will offer
meats, cheeses, breads and bakery goods, pasta, sausages,
coffee and Virginia wines. Visit www.smartmarkets.org.
Sing Along. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Songs and hugs for everyone. Ages 0-5 with adult. Call 703-689-2700.
Furry February. 10-11 a.m., Walker Nature Education Center, Glade Room, 11550 Glade Drive, Reston. Learn about the furry animals that live outside in Reston. Ages 3-5. $4/RA members; $7/non-residents.
<cal2>Sea Chanters. A free concert by the U.S. Navyâ€™s official chorus "Sea Chanters" will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1133 Reston Ave., Herndon, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. For tickets, call 703-439-2755 from 1-4 p.m., leave your name, telephone number and complete mailing address
and the church will mail your tickets.
<cal2>Baby Steps Storytime. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Interactive storytime for you and your child. Age 13-23 months with adult. Call 703-689-2700.
Mother Goose Time. 11 a.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Songs, stories and action rhymes for you and your baby. Birth-23 months with adult.
Kidsâ€™ Science. 3 p.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join us for stories and a science experiment. Age 5-7. Call 703-689-2700.
Seeing Red. 7:30-10 a.m., Brownâ€™s Chapel, 1875 Brownâ€™s Chapel Road, Reston. Look at the variety of Restonâ€™s red creatures through songs, activities and stories and make a craft. 18-35 months. $4/RA members; $7/non-residents.
<cal2> Wonâ€™t You Be My Valentine? 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Stories and activities. All ages and adults. Call 703-689-2700.
<cal2>Adult Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call for title. Call 703-689-2700.
I Love the Color Red. 10:30 a.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Stories and activities. Ages 2-3 with an adult. Call 703-689-2700.
Valentineâ€™s Day Storytime. 11 a.m., Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Celebrate Valentine's Day with stories, songs, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5 with adult. Call 703-437-8855.
Spanish Chats. 7 p.m., Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Informal refresher for people who want to practice Spanish. Adults only. Call 703-689-2700.
<cal2>Lincoln Day Dinner. 6:30 p.m., Hidden Creek Country Club, 1711 Clubhouse Road, Reston. Reston Republicans will host the seventh annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Choice of entree (NY Strip Steak or Chicken Florentine), salad, dessert, champagne toast, glass wine. Cash bar. $50/person. Mail check and stating entrÃ©e preference to RCGR, P.O. Box 2891, Reston, VA 20195. Call 703.406.9740.
<cal2>The Fabulous Hubcaps. The Fabulous Hubcaps, an oldies and classic rock show band, will perform at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., 8-11:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35/person. Call Yvonne at 571-313-0189 or e-mail Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contra Dance. 7:15-10:45, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Celebrate Valentineâ€™s as Susan Taylor calls a contra dance to the music of the June Apple Band. Beginners' workshop 7:15-8 p.m., dance 8-10:45 p.m. Admission: $7 (workshop free). Partner not necessary. Bring snack to share (juice provided). Call 703-476-4500.
Valentineâ€™s Day at the Hyatt. Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. The Hyatt is offering two packages for Valentineâ€™s Day. Enjoy a three-course dinner at the hotelâ€™s Market Street Bar & Grill Restaurant, breakfast for two and champagne and strawberries for $269 per couple. Stay in the Presidential Suite, have Dom Perignon, chocolates and more and wake up to breakfast in bed for $2,999.99 per couple. Call 703-709-1234 for reservations.
<cal2>Capitol Steps. The Capitol Steps Benefit Performance to benefit Reston Interfaith will take pace at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. Enjoy wine, desserts, a live and silent auction and sponsorship opportunities. Call Amy McDowell, Events and Communications Manager, at 571-323-9582 or Amy.McDowell@restoninterfaith.org, or visit www.restoninterfaith.org to sign up.
<cal2>Canines in Reston. 7-8 p.m., Reston Association, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Learn about the coyote and how they are changing fox behavior. $3/RA members; $5/non-residents. Reservations required by Feb. 17; call 703-435-6530.
<cal2>Norman Wright and the Travelers are performing their bluegrass music at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12; call 703-435-8377.
Reston Chorale. 6 and 8 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. The Reston Chorale will perform two shows. Visit www.restonchorale.org.
<cal2>Jazz Meets Rock. 2-3 p.m., Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 W. Ox Road, Herndon. Explore the evolution of style during the years when greats like John Coltrain and Grover Washington were kings. Free. Call 703-437-9101.
<cal2>Organic Gardening. 7-8:30 p.m., Reston Association, 1930 Isaac Newton Square, Reston. Join a master gardener for some information on organic gardening. $5/RA members; $8/non-residents. Reservations required by Feb. 24; call 703-435-6530.