March 2020 Events at Reston Town Center

March 2020 Events at Reston Town Center

Buoyant Force

Reston Town Square Park

See Sue Wrbican’s 50’ steel sculpture, a monumental public art installation presented by Greater Reston Arts Center with generous support from Reston Town Center Association, Reston Community Center, Arts Fairfax, and Public Art Reston.

A celebration of the completed installation will be held on May 2. 7

03.471.9242 |

Khánh H. Lê: Day Dreams Exhibit at Signature

Daily through May 26
Greater Reston Arts Center at Signature
11850 Freedom Drive

See dazzling compositions derived from collective memories of the artist and his relations’ experiences as refugees in Vietnamese internment camps.

Reston Town Center Ice Skating Pavilion

Daily until early March

Public ice skating and skate rentals every day, including all holidays, from November until March. Also available are skating lessons, birthday parties, private and corporate parties, plus special events.

More information, rates, and schedules:
703.709.6300 |

Oscar Winners and Film Fan Favorites: Art of John Alvin at ArtInsights

Through March 9

Celebrate the best in cinema from the best cinema artist in history as awards season unfolds. From Snow White to Star Wars and everything in between.

lululemon Reston Town Center Run Club

Mondays | 6:30 pm
11957 Market Street

All runners, all levels welcome. Meet at the store for a coached group run. Free.

Moira Dryer: Yours for the Asking at GRACE

Tuesdays – Saturdays until April 18 | 11 am – 5 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center

See a selection of abstract paintings, many never previously shown publicly, by Moira Dryer (b. Toronto, 1957; d. NY, 1992). Free.

College Night at the Ice Skating Pavilion

Thursday, March 5 | 5 – 9 pm

Receive $2 off admission with valid college ID.          

Rock the Rink at the Ice Skating Pavilion

Friday, March 6 | 8 – 10 pm

DJ music, games & prizes until 10 pm; skating continues until 11pm. |

Cartoon Skate at the Ice Skating Pavilion

Saturday, March 7 | 11 am – 1 pm

Share the ice with cartoon characters.

Author Talk: Tif Marcelo In Conversation with Orly Konig

Sunday, March 8 | 3 pm
Scrawl Books

Tif Marcelo discusses her new novel, Once Upon a Sunset, with fellow writer Orly Konig. Free.

Chat with Kate Messner at Scrawl Books

Thursday, March 12 | 7 pm

All middle grade boys and girls are welcome to join in the Girl Power Book Club discussion with the bestselling author and her new book, Chirp, and to take the #ChirpChallenge! One lucky winner will go home with a signed copy of the new book. Free.

703.966.2111 |

Family Day at GRACE

Saturday, March 14 | 12 – 3 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center

Enjoy family art making and exploration in the gallery and park celebrating the Moira Dryer exhibition! Free, all ages. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.

Lucky Leprechaun 5K

Sunday, March 15 | 8 am

Run like you’ve got the luck of the Irish on your side! Enjoy a fun-filled celebration at the finish line.

Presented by Potomac River Running

DMV2Go at the Pavilion

Monday, March 23 | 9 am – 4 pm

The wireless office on wheels offers all DMV services: driver’s license and ID card applications and renewals, driving records, vehicle titles, license plates, decals, order disabled plates, and more.

Information on all services available at

INOVA Blood Drive

Tuesday, March 24 | 1 – 5:30 pm
beside the Pavilion

Schedule Bloodmobile appointments at 1.866.256.6372 or On-site registration.

Meet Me at the Movies – Senior Movie Day at Bow Tie Cinemas

Wednesday, March 25 | 10 am (Doors open at 9:15)      

Reston Association presents the feature film, Harriet. Refreshments and prizes provided prior to movie. Free to 55+.


Off-the-Shelf Trivia at Scrawl Books

Wednesday, March 25 | 6:30 pm

Our professional trivia master picks a theme and creates questions and a soundtrack to go along with it. Join us for a great evening! Free.


Chat with Leslie Connor at Scrawl Books 

Thursday, March 26 | 7 pm

All middle grade boys and girls are welcome to join the Girl Power Book Club conversation with the award-winning author and her new book, A Home for Goddesses and Dogs. Free.

Local Author Spotlight

Sunday, March 29 | 2 pm
Scrawl Books

Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Reston Connection reporter Mercia Hobson. Five local authors and an illustrator – Mary Elizabeth Ames, Ridley Nelson, Mike and Christine Puterbaugh, Bryant Johnson, and Greg Drost – will discuss their different books, creative processes and publishing choices.

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