Save the Date for the Annual Plum Family Picnic: Saturday, September 17, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at North Hills Picnic Pavilion, North Village Road, Reston.
Friday, August 5, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Totally Trucks at Reston Association’s Central Services Facility, 12250 Sunset Hills Road. Come check out all the big trucks that RA uses to make Reston beautiful. Children will receive a “Totally Trucks” construction helmet. Register here or contact Ashleigh@reston.org.
Sunday, August 7, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., Black Lives Next Door, at George Mason Regional Library. "Black Lives Next Door: George Mason and Northern Virginia in an Age of Disparity and Opportunity" is an ongoing research project at the Center for Mason Legacies at George Mason University. Dr. George D. Oberle and Dr. LaNitra Berger will discuss what they've learned about the legacy of slavery in Northern Virginia and the impact that the 1959 founding of George Mason College had on its neighbors. Register here. Age 16 and up.
Wednesday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Dulles Airport Job & Career Fair, at the Fairfax Christian School, 22870 Pacific Boulevard, Dulles, VA. Visit the website for this event (www.committeefordulles.org/events/jobfair) to see the most up-to-date information regarding the companies that are participating.
Thursday, August 11, 8:30 p.m., Big Screen on the Green showing "Soul" at Vienna Town Green. Enjoy this Disney and Pixar movie under the stars. Complimentary water and popcorn will be available while supplies last. Film description is at Big Screen on the Green.
Saturday, August 13, Noon, The Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. Teams will race life-sized cardboard boats on Lake Anne in timed heats. Register or sign up to volunteer.
Sunday, August 14, 2:00 p.m., Gun Violence Awareness Vigil at National Rifle Association headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax. The vigil commemorates the anniversary of the day 26 children and educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Please DO NOT park in the NRA's parking lot. There is plenty of free parking in the office building lot on Fairfax Ridge Drive across Waples Mill Road. Signs and flags will be provided. Some protesters will drive past the NRA with signs taped to their car windows or doors; others will stand on the sidewalk.
Monday, August 15, 5:15 to 11:00 p.m. Nationals vs. Cubs. Join Reston Association for a bus trip to the ballpark. Seats are in Club Level, section 220. Purchase tickets or contact Ashleigh@reston.org.