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36th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Both in-person and online events planned for 2021 Reston Community Center will mark the 36thAnnual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration with a mix of online and in-person events to honor the Civil Rights leader and ask the community “Are We Keeping the Promise?” “We have planned meaningful events that will ask important […]

Reston Historic Trust & Museum Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Recovery Marketing Leverage Grant for Tourism Marketing

Reston Historic Trust & Museum has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program (RMLP), designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by leveraging limited local marketing dollars through a local match of the state grants funds.  More than $1.9 million in matching grant funds were awarded […]

Coming Soon to Woodland Park Crossing! Magical Moments at Woodland Park – Festive Photo Setting

Accepting Donations for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Saturdays & Sundays through December 19, 11am – 6pm Reservations Required Tired of being cooped up at home? Looking for some of that holiday spirit? Come visit Woodland Park Crossing‘s holiday photo set up, with a great backdrop of Santa’s Workshop, available for family photos and […]

Reston Museum Celebrates “Museum Store Sunday” on November 29

Offering Unique Gifts and Encouraging Local Shopping  On Sunday, November 29, 2020, for the fourth consecutive year, more than 1,400 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 23 countries, and five continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday. The Reston Museum is excited to participate […]

“Placemaking: Transporation, Land Use, and Economic Vitality”

Virtual and In-Person Program  Hosted by the Reston Historic Turst & Museum   The Reston Historic Trust & Museum is pleased to announce a new program presented by Anne Rachel Flynn, Deputy County Executive of Fairfax County, who will be discussing Placemaking in Fairfax County at 7:00pm on November 18 at Reston Community Center Lake Anne. […]

Holiday Happenings

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of challenges and misery in 2020, and questions still linger about when it will be safe to return to normal activities and start seeing friends and family regularly again. With the holiday season upon us, the impact of the pandemic is being felt a little bit stronger, and […]

Reston Community Center Thanksgiving Food Drive Expands with “Stuff the RA Camp Van” Events

Reston Community Center is teaming up with community partners Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Reston Association and Cornerstones to help local families during November. People who can give non-perishable food, gift cards, toiletries or other items are encouraged to participate in the “Stuff the RA Camp Van” events on upcoming weekends and the Annual Thanksgiving […]

Reston Community Center Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

Mark of distinction recognizes commitment to highest level of service to the community Reston Community Center joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This distinguished accomplishment was awarded […]