Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 p.m., Fox Mill Rd/Post Forest Rd Intersection Improvement Project - Public Hearing. Find out about planned improvements at the intersection of Fox Mill Road (Route 665) and Pinecrest Road to relieve congestion and improve safety and traffic operations. Register here. Learn more, including how to provide feedback in other ways, at Fox Mill Intersection.
Friday, May 20, Bike to Work Day. There are nearly 100 Bike to Work Day ‘pit stops’ in 2022 in D.C., Suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Most have morning hours. Some pit stops are held in the afternoon, while others offer both. Find your pit stop. Learn more at Bike to Work.
Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22, Tephra ICA Festival, at Reston Town Center. The Festival (formerly Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival) highlights more than 200 artists who are creating unique, handmade works in the fields of fine art and craft. Schedule and more information are at Festival.
Sunday, May 22, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Vienna Parks and Recreation`s Wellness and Safety Expo, at Vienna Community Center. For adults 55+ to benefit from medical screenings and educational opportunities from local vendors providing a wide range of resources to enhance physical and mental wellbeing. This event provides a wonderful environment to nurture personal interests, learn something new, foster friendships and gather vital information. To learn more about becoming a vendor contact Kathy Blevins at 703-255-7801. Download a flyer.
Sunday, May 29, noon to 5:00 p.m., Luau on the Lake, at Lake Anne Brew House. Join us to fill the food pantry! Please bring canned goods, non-perishables, and personal care items to fill the bins. More is at Luau.
Tuesday, May 31, 7:00 p.m., Building Resilient Communities: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Webinar. Learn how adversity during childhood affects the developing brain and body, and the impacts later in life. The presentation will present an overview of the original ACE public health study and how it can guide and inform us today to create communities that support resiliency for all. Register here.
Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5, Herndon Carnival, at Northwest Federal Credit Union, 200 Spring Street. Enjoy over 22 carnival rides, games, delicious foods, free shuttle bus, and free admission. Learn more at https://herndoncarnival.net
Saturday, June 4, Reston Gardens of Note 2022, Self-Guided Garden Tour: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Garden Party: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Experience the sights, sounds, and fragrances of five notable private residential gardens in Reston on the self-guided 2022 Gardens of Note tour, including musical performances. Presented by the Reston Chorale in partnership with the Reston Garden Club and Hidden Lane Residential Landscapes; $20 in advance and $25 on tour day. Tickets and information are at restonchorale.org.
Saturday, June 4, noon to 6:00 p.m., 2022 Reston Pride Festival, at Lake Anne Plaza. Since 2018, Reston Pride has operated as a grassroots organization serving Northern Virginia focused on ensuring a truly inclusive Reston region through engagement with the community and providing quality education and resources about LGBTQIA+ history and culture to LGBTQIA+ persons and their allies. Information on this year's event is at You Belong Here.