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Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced English Classes. 7 p.m. at the Washington Plaza Baptist Church, 1615 Washington Plaza North, Reston. For speakers of other languages. Free. www.WashingtonPlazaChurch.com or 703-471-5225.
Herndon Farmer's Market. Every Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Herndon Center, 460 Elden St., Herndon. Producer-only locally grown fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats and poultry, and local foods from bread and cheese to salsa and sausage. smartmarkets.org.
Republican Club of Greater Reston. 7 p.m. in the Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center, Lake Anne, Reston. Speaker will be the Honorable Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. 703-435-4765.
Blood Drive. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Herndon Masonic Lodge #264, 820 Eldon St., Herndon. To schedule an appointment visit the Inova Bloodmobile website at www.invoa.org/donateblood and use code 7438 to find the bloodmobile, or email Masonic264Blooddrive@gmail.com to set up an appointment.
Beginning and Intermediate English Classes. 2 p.m. at the Washington Plaza Baptist Church, 1615 Washington Plaza North, Reston. For speakers of other languages. Free. www.WashingtonPlazaChurch.com or 703-471-5225.
Reston Runners Women’s Training Program. 6:30 p.m. at South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive Reston. For women walkers and runners, to begin or get back into an exercise routine. $30. Speakers on running form, gear, common injuries, and nutrition. Register at www.restonrunners.org.
Chen tai chi. Beginners class every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at the Jow Ga Shaolin Institute, 600-D Carlisle Drive, Herndon. First class free. All levels and ages welcome. truetaichi.com or 703-801-0064.