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Vienna Idol Returns for Fourth Year

Auditions open to vocalists and musicians through May.

Growing bigger every year with stakes growing higher, as well, Vienna Idol kicked off its qualifying rounds – auditions – in early April. Local musical talent is vying for a $1,000 grand prize in 2015.

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'101 and Tons of Fun' for Reston's Founder Bob Simon

Founders Day celebrates Reston's first 51 years and Simon's first 101 years.

After Bob Simon cut his 101st birthday cake, Jo Marshall and the band Natural Selection sang, "You're Still the One."

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Langley High School’s ‘Book of Days’ Shakes Small-Town Morality

Performance in Reston while high school venue undergoes repairs.

Langley High School’s spring production of Lanford Wilson’s “Book of Days” will run on April 23-25 at Hunter Woods Elementary School in Reston. The show must go on even while Langley is undergoing major renovations.

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Some Lunacy for Springtime by Reston Community Players

Reston Community Players presents a fun, diverting show.

“A great distraction from the everyday” is how director Adam Konowe describes the Reston Community Players’ next production, “The Fox on the Fairway.” And the madcap comedy was written by popular local area playwright, Ken Ludwig.

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Thirteen Young Artists Awarded Scholarships by The Alden

The Alden in McLean awarded scholarships to13 local high school students for successfully competing in the 2015 James C. Macdonald Fine Arts Scholarship Competition.

Send in Mother's Day Photos

Deadline for submissions is May 1.

Mother’s Day is May 10 and, every year at this time, The Connection calls for submissions to our Mother’s Day photo gallery.

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TechShop Arlington Celebrates 1st Birthday April 18

TechShop To Host Tours at Open House

Some folks always want to build “it” with their own hands, whatever “it” may be. Inventors/entrepreneurs believe a solid, hand-held prototype will help sell a new idea. All they lack is a modern $1,500,000 (give or take a few dollars) workshop in the garage or basement. Now they have one, here in Arlington, and it is open 24 hours a day.

Arlington: “Flourishing After 55” April 27-May 2

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for April 27- May 2.

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Taste of Vienna Serves Up Food and Family Fun on April 25

Thirty restaurants bring their signature dishes to grounds of Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.

Thirty local restaurants have signed up to participate in the 4th Annual Taste of Vienna celebration, coming up on April 25, on the grounds of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department [VVFD]. Taste of Vienna is sponsored and hosted by the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.

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Alexandria: Old Town Homes Open for Garden Week April 18

On April 18th, owners of six of Old Town Alexandria's finest private homes and gardens will open their doors to the public, as part of the 82nd Historic Garden Week, the oldest and largest house and garden tour in the nation.

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Weekend Fun in Fairfax County - April 10-12, 2015

A roundup of entertaining things to do this weekend.

A roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Fairfax county.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: April 10-12

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: April 10-12

Centreville/Chantilly Weekend Fun: April 10-12

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Centreville/Chantilly Weekend Fun: April 10-12

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Potomac Weekend Fun: April 10-12

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Potomac Weekend Fun: April 10-12

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Arlington Weekend Fun: April 10-12

Weekend Fun in Arlington