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Herndon High Presents ‘Hello Dolly!’

Musical performances set for Aug. 1, 2 and 3.

The first week of August the Grand Musical Theatre Experience returns to Herndon High School with a production of the musical “Hello Dolly!”

1st Stage Appoints Alex Levy as Artistic/Managing Director

1st Stage, Tysons’ award-winning professional theater, has announced the appointment of Alex Levy as its Artistic/Managing Director effective Sept. 1.

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Cooling Off at Neighboring Pool

Enjoying Herndon summer at Kingstream.

Since more than 200 neighborhood members attended the pool’s kick off BBQ on May 24, Kingstream Pool has been a great place for families, athletes, and friends to cool off on hot summer days.

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Horse Trials Held at Turner Farm

Wendy Masemer and Kristin Pascal Parisot organized the summer starter trials, combined test, and dressage show to raise money for maintenance of the cross country course at The Turner Farm in Great Falls.

“Flourishing After 55”

Events for those 55 or older.

Broadway Performer Comes Home

Free concert on Saturday, July 26 at Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield.

Broadway actress and singer Jeri Sager will offer a free concert to the public on Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at Westwood Baptist Church as part of the celebration of that church's 50th year.

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Having a Great Time at Great Falls Park

Treasure for tourists and locals.

Great Falls Park, located 15 miles away from the nation’s capital, can get flocked with tens of thousands of tourists looking for a reprieve from the concrete and marble every week.

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Cooling Off at Fairfax Station Swim and Tennis Club

Club attracts neighbors of all ages.

Summer is just beginning at Fairfax Station Swim and Tennis Club, with fun for everyone who is trying to cool off.

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Mount Vernon Nights

The Annandale Brass took the stage at Grist Mill Park to perform “A Slice of Americana” on Friday evening, July 11.

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Alexandria Celebrates Its 265th

The City of Alexandria hosted its annual birthday celebration at Oronoco Bay Park on Saturday evening, July 12.

Coty Dickson to Exhibit at Katie’s Coffee House

Oil paintings of Virginia landscapes by Great Falls artist Coty Dickson are on view Aug. 1-31 at Katie’s Coffee House (The Old Brogue), 760 Walker Road, Great Falls.

Shakespeare Company Extravaganza Returns to Reston

The trio’s annual visit to RCC’s CenterStage has made them a favorite with Reston audiences.

In celebration of Reston’s 50th Anniversary, Reston Community Center (RCC) has announced a 10-day Reduced Shakespeare Company Extravaganza. The festival will include eight performances by The Reduced Shakespeare Company, a comedy boot camp and several opportunities to meet members of the internationally-known comedy ensemble.

Alexandria in 1812

In June 1812, when the United States declared war on Great Britain and the War of 1812 began, what was Alexandria like?

The Making of an Author

David Vermont turns from legal briefs to a novel.

David Vermont, a workers compensation lawyer in Alexandria, never liked writing when he was younger. As a lawyer, writing 10 to 30 page briefs and proposals can be tedious. Now Vermont is also an author, with “The Last Confession of the Vampire Judas Iscariot” released in March and another book in the works.

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Reston Water Mine Pool to Expand

Lake Fairfax pool facility to be expanded, construction begins September.

With a lazy river and water slides, the outdoor pool has been a great attraction for families and visitors, but size and capacity limitations have increased the waiting times for patrons.