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Week in Vienna

Town of Vienna Offices to Observe Columbus Day

Town of Vienna offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. The Vienna Community Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; no classes or drop-in programs will be held. Refuse collection will operate as normal on Monday, Oct. 14. Public safety services will not be impacted.

Historic Vienna to Hold Membership Meeting

Historic Vienna, Inc. will hold its fall membership meeting on Tues., Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Vienna Town Hall. Following a brief membership meeting, the speaker will be Misha Griffith, George Mason University oral historian, who will talk about the importance of collecting oral histories, whether at a community-wide or family level, interview techniques, important research tools and how to share the information collected. Samples of HVI’s ongoing oral history project will be available for viewing. The meeting is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served. For information call 703-938-5187 or visit www.historicviennainc.org.

Lynn Tadlock Wins Trustee Leadership Award

Lynn Tadlock, chairman of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and Deputy Executive Director of the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation, will receive the Trustee Leadership Award presented by Leadership Fairfax at their 17th annual Northern Virginia Leadership Awards Luncheon on Nov. 7 at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna.

The award recognizes a person who has demonstrated strong visionary leadership throughout Northern Virginia and has embraced new opportunities while taking innovative approaches to form successful partnerships and deliver results. Tadlock’s distinguished initiatives have offered leadership lessons not only within individual organizations, but also across the broader public sector, positively affecting the Northern Virginia community at large.

Vienna Theatre Co. Presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

Performances for the Vienna Theatre Company’s fall production of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” will be on Oct.18, 19, 25, 26 and Nov. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street S.E.

Steve Martin’s comedy “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” is about the meeting of two famous minds in a bar in Paris in 1904. On the edge of a new century and artistic and scientific frontiers, Picasso and Einstein meet, clash and spar, surrounded by a cast of colorful characters.

Tickets are $13 general admission and are available for purchase online and at the Vienna Community Center in advance or at the door. For more information, call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennatheatrecompany.org.

Pumpkin Carving at Vienna Farmers Market

On Saturday, Oct. 12, in front of the Vienna Farmers Market—301 Center Street South, Vienna—there will be a free Pumpkin Carving Station (tools, patterns and tables will be provided along with sample pumpkins). Parents should bring their own pumpkins—they can also buy pumpkins at the farmers market. Adults must stay with their children for this activity. There will also be a fall picture station where pictures are printed at the market; children can make decorated frames. There will also be a spring bulb sale beginning on Oct. 12 running through Oct. 26 to benefit Ayr Hill Garden Club. For more information about the market visit viennafarmersmarket.com.