Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon
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Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon

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Ongoing

Readings with the Reston Community Orchestra. July 22, July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Sunset Hills Montessori School, 11180 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. Music and stands provided. $20 per session, $75 for all four when registered by July 22. Additional string session Aug. 19 ($20). Scholarships are available. Contact Linda Ackerman at rcomanager.la@gmail.com or 571-271-9189 or visit www.restoncommunityorchestra.org to register.

Sacred Threads Exhibition. Through July 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon. Sacred Threads is an exhibition of quilts exploring themes of joy, inspiration, spirituality, healing, grief and peace/brotherhood. This biennial exhibition was established to provide a safe venue for quilters who see their work as a connection to the sacred and/or as an expression of their spiritual journey. $10. Visit sacredthreadsquilts.com/default.htm or call 703-793-0026.

Art Exhibit: Lasting Impressions. Through July 29, gallery hours at RCC Lake Anne - Jo Ann Rose Gallery, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Lasting Impressions is about those images that evoke personal memories. From depictions of the Reston paths to scenes in the kitchens of friends and family, these paintings represent places that have meaning in Karen Danenberger’s life and show what she has noticed about the world around her. Most of these works were completed in the past five years. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Art Exhibit: For the Love of Art. Trough Aug. 18, gallery hours at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Through a myriad of styles and media – oil, watercolor, pen and ink – Angie Magruder, a long-time Reston resident, shares her many talents as an artist in this exhibit at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/.

Art Exhibit: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Through Aug. 27, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Art Exhibit: Overlooked. Through Aug. 31, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” Visit restonarts.org for more.

Herndon Farmers Market. Thursdays, through mid-November, 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Historic Downtown Herndon, Lynn Street. Vendors will offer seasonal plants, produce, baked goods, meats and more; all sold by local growers and producers. Additional enhancements to the market include seasonal events and entertainment, including "Farmers' Market Fun Days," free performances for the whole family. Visit www.herndon-va.gov/FarmersMarket for more.

Thursday/July 18

Free Tea Day. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at McAlister's Deli, 13007 Worldgate Drive, Herndon. McAlister's annual Free Tea Day. Enjoy a free 32-ounce fresh-brewed iced tea, no purchase necessary. Visit www.mcalistersdeli.com or call 703-278-8117.

Tai Chi Fitness. 6:30 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join us for a fun Tai Chi fitness class led by local instructor Susan Shen. Adults, Teens. Registration begins July 4. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Take a Break Dance Night: Cheick Hamala Diabate. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston. Enjoy music under the stars each Thursday through Aug. 29. Dance instruction at several concerts. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/TAB.

The Girl Power! Book Club. 7 p.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Review and discuss The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin. All readers between the ages of 10-13 are welcome to join. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Creative Response: Overlooked. 7 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” Free and open to the public. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Hunter Mill Nights: Whiskey Wildfire (new country). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/July 19

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

RCC Fun Around Town: Ice Cream Social. 6-8 p.m. at Island Walk Community Center, 1701 Torrey Pines Court, Reston. Join the Reston Community Center, meet neighbors and enjoy ice cream while making new friends. Free, drop-in. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.net/attend-shows-events-exhibits/event-detail/2019/07/19/default-calendar/rcc-fun-around-town-ice-cream-social-2019 or call 703-390-6158.

Summerbration: Far Away. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Reston East Metro. Free concert series runs Fridays through Aug. 23. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/summerbration.

Live Music: Free Soul. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/July 20

Turley the Magician. 10-10:45 a.m. at Reston Town Square Park. The entire family will be entertained with interactive magic and humorous antics, Saturdays through Aug. 3. Free. 703-476-4500 or restoncommunitycenter.com.

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Fun Brunch: Pan steel drum with dancers. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside the Jahn Building, 1900 Reston Metro Plaza. Free Fun Brunch series continues weekends through Aug. 25. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/funbrunch.

‘Creative Conversations’: A Panel on Book Publishing, 2-3:30 p.m. at Sunrise Senior Living, 1778 Fountain Drive, Reston. Panelists will include Naryen Aryal, Founder, CEO, and Publisher of Mascot Books, Nancy Hannan, a four-time author and memoirist, and Eileen Curtis, former President of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and a published author. Moderating the panel will be Kristin Clark Taylor, an award-winning author, journalist, and former White House communications strategist.The event is free and open to the public. Light dessert will be served.

Author Event: Erin Teagan. 5 p.m. at Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Celebrate the launch of this funny, action-packed middle grade novel from the author of The Friendship Experiment and the American Girl Luciana books. Writer Erin Teagan will introduce her new book and its heroine, Alison, who plans to be on her dad’s reality show, Survivor Guy, when real disaster strikes in the wilderness. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Concerts on the Town: Good Shot Judy. 7:30-10 p.m. (rain or shine) at Reston Town Center. These family-friendly concerts include a wide range of musical styles including Motown, swing, blues, jazz, Latin fusion, Celtic, bluegrass and zydeco and take place every Saturday night through Aug. 24. Bring chairs or blankets. Free. Visit www.restontowncenter.com for more.

Sunday/July 21

Walk in the Footsteps of Spies. 10-11 a.m. at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Hear a spell-binding tale of espionage, secret payments and the Russians during the “Spy Walk” program. Walk and talk about a spy who used the park as a drop-off location during the end of the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Designed for participants age 12-adult. $7 per person. Meet at Walney Pond. Call 703-631-0013 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/eclawrence.

Fun Brunch: Interactive Theater of Jef. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside Founding Farmers, 1904 Reston Metro Plaza. Free Fun Brunch series continues weekends through Aug. 25. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/funbrunch.

Visit Colvin Run Mill. Noon-3 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. See, hear and taste history with a visit to Colvin Run Mill. Grinding demonstration turns wheat or corn into flour and meal, and free wood carving lessons onsite. Mill tours are $8 for adults, $7 for students 16 and up with ID, and $6 for children and seniors. All ages are invited to enjoy these historic demonstrations, and no reservations are required. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

Sundays in the Park with Shenandoah Conservatory: Jazz Trio Conversations. 7-8 p.m. in Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Jazz Piano Robert Larson joins special guests for an evening of jazz trio standards. Free. Series continues through Aug. 18. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Tuesday/July 23

Sing! Books with Miss Emily. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join Miss Emily for singing storytime with illustrated songs. All ages. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

INOVA Blood Drive. 1-6 p.m. beside the Pavilion, 11900 Market St., Reston Town Center. Schedule Bloodmobile appointments at 1-866-256-6372 or inova.org/donateblood. On-site registration.

Wednesday/July 24

Senior Movie Day: On the Basis of Sex. 10 a.m. at Bow Tie Cinemas. Doors open at 9:15, with refreshments and prizes prior to movie. Free for age 55+. Contact Ashleigh@reston.org or 703-435-6577.

The Wednesday Morning Book Club. 10 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Group will discuss The Price of Illusion: A Memoir by Joan Juliet Buck, the only American who ever held the position of Editor-in-Chief at French Vogue. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Hunter Mill Melodies: The Great Zucchini (comedy, magic). 10-10:45 a.m. at Frying Pan Park visitor center pavilion, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. Free series of children’s shows and family performances Wednesdays through Aug. 21.

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Thursday/July 25

Water Safety Presentation. 10:30 a.m. at the at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Learn the basics of water safety presented by the Goldfish Swim School. Age 3-5 with adult. Please register. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Contemplate Art Meditation: Overlooked. 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” Free and open to the public. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Dollars and Sense. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Monthly group discussion focuses on business leaders and markets. We will be discussing "The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need" by Andrew Tobias. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Take a Break Music: Tower House Band. 7-9 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston. Enjoy music under the stars each Thursday through Aug. 29. Dance instruction at several concerts. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/TAB.

Hunter Mill Nights: Bumper Jacksons (Americana, country, bluegrass). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/July 26

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Summerbration: New Line Brass Band. 7-9 p.m. on the plaza at Reston East Metro. Free concert series runs Fridays through Aug. 23. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/summerbration.

Live Music: Run For Cover. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/July 27

Groovy Nate. 10-10:45 a.m. at Reston Town Square Park. The entire family will be entertained with interactive magic and humorous antics, Saturdays through Aug. 3. Free. 703-476-4500 or restoncommunitycenter.com.

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Fun Brunch: The Apple Core. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside the Jahn Building, 1900 Reston Metro Plaza. Free Fun Brunch series continues weekends through Aug. 25. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/funbrunch.

“Obliged to Cook-The Legacy of Enslaved Cooks.” Noon-2 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. The voices and stories of the enslaved men and women who labored in Virginia’s 18th century kitchens are often hidden in their recipes and oral history. Sully will examine the legacy of enslaved cooks that can be found in the lasting presence of African-American foodways in American cuisine. For participants age 5-adult. 8 per person. Call 703-437-1794 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully-historic-site.

Concerts on the Town: JD McPherson. 7:30-10 p.m. (rain or shine) at Reston Town Center. These family-friendly concerts include a wide range of musical styles including Motown, swing, blues, jazz, Latin fusion, Celtic, bluegrass and zydeco and take place every Saturday night through Aug. 24. Bring chairs or blankets. Free. Visit www.restontowncenter.com for more.

Saturday-Sunday/July 27-28

"Beauty and the Beast." Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. at Herndon Middle School. 901 Locust St., Herndon. Join Summer Grand students as they present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, a family-friendly, musical adventure that follows young Belle as she discovers friendship and love in the most unexpected place. An optional Princess Tea takes place before the matinee performances (12:30 p.m.). Tickets are $10-$15. Visit herndondrama.org/tickets/ for advance and Princess Tea tickets ($4).

Sunday/July 28

Fun Brunch: Interactive Theater of Jef. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside Founding Farmers, 1904 Reston Metro Plaza. Free Fun Brunch series continues weekends through Aug. 25. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/funbrunch.

Sundays in the Park with Shenandoah Conservatory: VoxClarus. 7-8 p.m. in Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Clarinet Garrick Zoeter and soprano Mariana Mihai-Zoeter interpret romantic and inspiring works from around the world. Free. Series continues through Aug. 18. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Tuesday/July 30

Baby Play and Explore. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join us for an hour of unstructured play and social time for babies. Age birth-18 months with adult. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

July 30-Aug. 24

Art Exhibit: Finding Home. Gallery hours at RCC Lake Anne - Jo Ann Rose Gallery, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Visual art meets poetry in Finding Home, a collaboration between visual artist Morgan Johnson Norwood and poet Sally Toner at RCC Lake Anne’s Jo Ann Rose Gallery. The exhibit has a distinct relationship to location, as both artists come from a long tradition of defining “home” with a physical construct. A reception and reading takes place Saturday, Aug. 3, noon-2 p.m. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.net/attend-shows-events-exhibits/event-detail/2019/07/31/default-calendar/morgan-norwood-and-sally-toner-exhibit for more.

Wednesday/July 31

New Restaurant Opening. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at North Italia, 11898 Market St, Reston. Located in the heart of Reston Town Center, North Italia will offer lunch, dinner, happy hour, and weekend brunch. Guests can expect to find handcrafted Italian food paired with a warm, contemporary atmosphere. Visit www.northitaliarestaurant.com for more.

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Thursday/Aug. 1

Hunter Mill Nights: Incendio (Latin). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/Aug. 2

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Aug. 3

Fundraiser Breakfast with NCNW. 8 a.m.-noon at Famous Toastery, 12100 Sunset Hills Road, R-6, Reston. Support the National Council of Negro Women’s mission to advance opportunities and the quality of life for African American women, their families, and communities through research, advocacy, national and community-based services and programs in the U.S. and the African countries. Individuals purchase breakfast. Visit ncnwrestondulles.org or call 703-635-3558.

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Artist-led Workshop: Overlooked. 1-3 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” $30. Register at www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Sunday/Aug. 4

Concert Series: Jazz Piano. 7-8 p.m. in Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Jazz Piano Robert Larson joins special guests for an evening of jazz trio standards. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Wednesday/Aug. 7

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Curator’s Talk: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Noon-1 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Meditation Workshop: Overlooked. 7-8:30 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” Free for members; $5 donation for non-members. Email info@restonarts.org to register.

Hunter Mill Nights: Chopteeth (Afrofunk). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/Aug. 9

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Aug. 10

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. Noon at Lake Anne, Reston. More than 50 participating teams of all ages will construct and decorate their own life-size cardboard boats and then race them. Organized by the Reston Historic Trust & Museum this event is designed to foster a sense of Reston pride, celebrate the family-friendly atmosphere of historic Lake Anne Plaza, and support the Reston Historic Trust & Museum. Free. Visit www.restonmuseum.org/cardboard for more.

Sunday/Aug. 11

Concert Series: Jazz Piano. 7-8 p.m. in Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Jazz Piano Robert Larson joins special guests for an evening of jazz trio standards. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Wednesday/Aug. 14

Hunter Mill Melodies: Rocknoceros (children’s songs). 10-10:45 a.m. at Frying Pan Park visitor center pavilion, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. Free series of children’s shows and family performances Wednesdays through Aug. 21.

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Thursday/Aug. 15

Hunter Mill Nights: Veronneau (world jazz). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/Aug. 16

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Through Aug. 16

Call for Interns. The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) welcomes high school and college level students to apply for week-long internships at their Summer Art Camps. Interns will spend their days making art and having a blast with campers at Reston Association's Lake House. Internships are unpaid, but can qualify as community service hours. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Sarah Berenz at 703-471-9242 or sberenz@restonarts.org.

Saturday/Aug. 17

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Sunday/Aug. 18

Closing Reception: For the Love of Art. 2-4 p.m. at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Rd, Reston. Through a myriad of styles and media – oil, watercolor, pen and ink – Angie Magruder, a long-time Reston resident, shares her many talents as an artist in this exhibit at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/.

Concert Series: Jazz Piano. 7-8 p.m. in Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Jazz Piano Robert Larson joins special guests for an evening of jazz trio standards. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Wednesday/Aug. 21

Hunter Mill Melodies: 123 Andrés (children’s songs). 10-10:45 a.m. at Frying Pan Park visitor center pavilion, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. Free series of children’s shows and family performances Wednesdays through Aug. 21.

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Thursday/Aug. 22

Creative Response: Overlooked. 7 p.m. at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation.” Free and open to the public. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Hunter Mill Nights: The United States Navy ‘Cruisers’ (pop rock). 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. With a mix of performances through for the whole family, Hunter Mill Nights returns through Aug. 22 with performances by entertainers from across the United States and around the world. Allow time for a picnic in the park, a visit with the farm animals and a wagon ride, along with the show. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/hunter-mill-nights for more.

Friday/Aug. 23

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Aug. 24

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Wednesday/Aug. 28

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Friday/Aug. 30

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Aug. 31

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Wednesday/Sept. 4

Dog Days of Summer. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Every Wednesday through Sept. 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more. Free. Operated by Healthy

Hound Playground and Isy’s Ways. Visit restontowncenter.com for more.

Friday/Sept. 6

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Sept. 7

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Friday/Sept. 13

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Sept. 14

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Friday/Sept. 20

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Sept. 21

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Friday/Sept. 27

The Storytime Social Hour. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Every Friday, moms, dads, caregivers and kids are invited to join a Storytime Social Hour. Scrawl will provide coffee and treats for the adults; stories and fun for the little people. Make new friends or meet up with neighbors. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/Sept. 28

The Bookworms Club. 11 a.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Young readers are invited to join Scrawl’s all-new and completely free Bookworms Club. Explore a new theme each week with picture books, special guests and most often, authors. Readers are welcome to join or participate any time. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

More Ongoing

Trivia Night at Crafthouse. Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

Karaoke at Crafthouse. Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

The Elden Street Tea Shop. Saturdays in ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. Sip tea and enjoy a variety of locally made snacks and pastries while enjoying the latest art installations in the gallery. Visit www.eldenstreettea.com.

Small Business Support Sundays. Visit independent stores and restaurants, and those that support small businesses at Reston Town Center, offering specials, discounts, tastings, and localized treats every Sunday. Visit SmallBusinessSupportSundays.com.

All-comers' Group Fun Run. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. For beginners or competitive runners, come out for a fun, low-key run that is safe and social. Call 703-689-0999 or visit www.potomacriverrunning.com/reston/.

Over-40 Softball League. A Fairfax-based league is looking for enough players to form another team. Players must be at last 40 years of age to be eligible. All games are doubleheaders - played on Sundays at Bready Park in Herndon between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. If interested, email skeduman@aol.com for more.

Improving English

One-To-One English Conversation. Mondays, 1 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Multiple one-on-one practice sessions with a volunteer are available each week. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pre-Beginners. Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Beginners. Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. with Beth; Thursdays 10-11 a.m. with Genie; Fridays 10-11 a.m. with Ivan. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Intermediate. Mondays 10-11 a.m. with Rick; Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. with Susan; Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. with Sharoni. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Advanced. Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. with Richard; Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Mary. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Vocabulary Building. Mondays 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Speak & Write. Mondays, 1:30-3 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Dialogs & Grammar. Tuesdays, 11:15-12:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pronunciation. Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.