Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Artwork Sought for Reston Multicultural Festival Exhibition

Reston Community Center seeks artwork for the Reston Multicultural Festival art exhibition, Art, Mirrors, Culture. Entry forms are due by Aug. 24, 2014; the exhibition begins on Sept. 3, 2014.

The art exhibition is presented in two galleries in conjunction with the 14th Annual Reston Multicultural Festival on Sept. 27 at Lake Anne Plaza. Reston-area fine artists and photographers are invited to be a part of the two-dimensional exhibition in the Jo Ann Rose Gallery. Artists may also submit ceramics, sculptures, bead work, mosaics, stained glass, woodwork and other 3D art forms for inclusion in the 3D Gallery Exhibit. Entries should celebrate the many cultural heritages represented in Reston. Artists are welcome to interpret the meaning of culture in a variety of ways, but a strong visual connection with cultural heritage is encouraged. Artists can submit up to two works, along with descriptions that explain the cultural influences.

Interested artists should fill out the appropriate entry form, available on RCC’s website at www.restoncommunitycenter.com/multiculturalfestival.shtml.

RCC Seeks Candidates for 2014 Preference Poll

Reston Community Center (RCC) seeks candidates for the 2014 Preference Poll to fill three seats on the RCC Board of Governors. Candidate handbooks and statements can be found at RCC Hunters Woods, RCC Lake Anne or online at www.restoncommunitycenter.com. Interested persons must submit a Candidacy Statement by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 in order to have their names placed on the Preference Poll ballot.

The Board of Governors is a nine-member body responsible for overseeing the operations of RCC. All residents of Small District 5, age 18 or older, are eligible to run for appointment to the RCC Board of Governors. This year's Preference Poll will fill three positions for three-year terms on RCC's Board of Governors. A full schedule of key dates is available below.

Key Dates

  • Aug. 1-15: Candidate Filing Period

  • Aug. 15: Candidate Orientation & Photos

  • Sept. 8: Preference Poll Candidates Forum

  • Sept. 13: Ballot Voting Begins

  • Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.: Deadline for mail ballots

  • Oct. 3 at 5 p.m.: Deadline for online or walk-in ballots

For more information on the 2014 RCC Preference Poll or Board of Governors, visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com or call 703-476-4500.