Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Community Forum to Review Master Plan

With the Reston Master Plan Special Study Task Force work nearing completion, Supervisor Cathy Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill) is hosting a community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., to review the draft language for the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan. The plan will guide development around the three transit station areas in Reston through 2030. The meeting will be held at South Lakes High School, Lecture Hall, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston.

In 2010 Supervisor Hudgins initiated Phase I of the Reston Comprehensive Plan study, appointing a task force of 25 individuals, organization representatives and landowners. The Reston Master Plan Special Study Task Force was chaired by Patricia Nicoson. Numerous Task Force and special community meetings were held, generating energetic and spirited discussions.

Supervisor Hudgins invites all interested Reston residents to join the discussion. The Task Force has been meeting for nearly three years to create plan language that will guide the land use and zoning growth around the Metro stations.

To reserve space or for questions regarding the meeting, contact Goldie Harrison, Hunter Mill District office at 703-478-0283.

AAUW to Discuss Barriers to Affordable Community Colleges

Dr. Catherine Hill, director of research for the American Association of University Women, will be the featured speaker at the AAUW program at Oakton Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 26 beginning at 12:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. The Oakton Library is located at 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton.

Dr. Hill will talk about the AAUW report Women in Community College: Access to Success, which identifies challenges facing student parents and opportunities in STEM fields, as well as how community colleges can provide more women with a reliable path to opportunity and economic security.

For more information, contact Sandy Lawrence at 703-569-1588.

GRACE to Host Launching of Generation Next

Generation Next is a new group of patrons and rising business, civic and social leaders under the age of 40 who will be the future of the Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE). Generation Next will inspire and involve the next generation of GRACE members and leaders by hosting art-infused events throughout the year. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m., there will be a launch event featuring a conversation with GRACE Curator Holly McCullough on the current exhibition 40 for 40: Celebrating Four Decades of GRACE and an opportunity to network with other arts loving colleagues. The GRACE leadership team also will discuss the future of Gen Next.

Free food and happy hour-priced beer and wine provided by

Il Fornaio and sponsored by Beloved Yoga.

GreaterRestonArtsCenter, 12001 Market Street, Suite 103, Reston, 703-471-9242; info@restonarts.org.