COMMUNITY

Registration Opens for the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta

beforetime The Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta is back! On August 13, 2022, over 50 life-size cardboard boats created from cardboard and duct tape will set sail and race on Lake Anne. Teams of all ages will race in timed heats by rowing out to a designated buoy and back to the docks. Creative boat designs […]

Reston Museum Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Conceição das Alagoas Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) awarded more than $2.7 million for 259 local and regional tourism marketing programs across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.  Reston Museum received a $5,000 grant for its walking tour program. Reston Museum partnered with George Mason University and […]

Reston Community Center Adds Two to Senior Management Team

Reston Community Center is pleased to announce two appointments to fill key senior management positions. Lorna Campbell Clarke Lorna Campbell Clarke is RCC’s new Director of Communications, effective April 26. She comes to RCC from Volunteer Fairfax, where she had served as director of communications since early 2019. With a long career leading communications for nonprofit […]

Diva Central Formal Dress Event Returns to Reston Community Center

After a two-year, pandemic-caused hiatus, Reston Community Center’s annual Diva Central event returns on Saturday, March 26. All area high school and middle school students are invited to shop for free formal dresses and accessories from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at RCC Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. This one-day event is the perfect shopping […]

Community Invited to Offer Input on Possible New Arts Facility in Reston

The public is invited to attend a series of meetings featuring general and focused discussion that will help Fairfax County and Reston Community Center determine the feasibility of a proposed arts venue in the Boston Properties Reston Next development. The proposed arts center would be a result of a proffer providing the site for a […]

Reston Community Center Announces New Deputy Director

BeBe Nguyen promoted from Director of Communications Reston Community Center is pleased to announce the hiring of BeBe Nguyen as its new deputy director effective January 3, 2022. She replaces former Deputy Director John Blevins, who left RCC for a position with Prince William County. Nguyen has served as RCC Director of Communications for more […]

A Sense of Belonging

It’s Tuesday afternoon and as the school day at Cunningham Park Elementary School draws to a close, kids are abuzz with excitement. A question on many minds: “Is today our day to visit Ms. Karen?”  Karen Covell, known for her white hair and jovial hospitality by dozens of neighborhood families, is Program Director for Belong!, […]

Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Reston Community Center will mark the 37th annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration by returning to many of the traditions that make the weekend a meaningful community experience. Heather McGhee, a renowned expert on the American economy and author of The New York Times bestseller The Sum of Us,will deliver this year’s Keynote Address at 11:00 […]