Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon
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Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon

Live Music: MSG Acoustic Trio, May 21. Jackie Merritton harmonica, bones, and ukulele; Miles Spicer on guitar; and Resa Gibbs on lead vocals and washboard.

Live Music: MSG Acoustic Trio, May 21. Jackie Merritton harmonica, bones, and ukulele; Miles Spicer on guitar; and Resa Gibbs on lead vocals and washboard.

Submit entertainment announcements at www.connectionnewspapers.com/Calendar/. The deadline is noon on Friday. Photos/artwork encouraged.

Ongoing
 Art Exhibit: Things That Don't Have Names. Through June 22, gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents a site-specific sculptural installation by DC-based artist Stephanie J. Williams, whose work explores themes of identity through omission and inclusion. Visit restonarts.org or call 703-471-9242.

Art Exhibit: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Through Aug. 27, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Mr. Knick Knack! Mondays through September, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Reston Town Square Park. Free performances of heart-centered music for children. No performances on Memorial Day or Labor Day. Visit restontowncenter.com/events for more.

Herndon Farmers Market. Thursdays, through mid-November, 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Historic Downtown Herndon, Lynn Street. Vendors will offer seasonal plants, produce, baked goods, meats and more; all sold by local growers and producers. Additional enhancements to the market include seasonal events and entertainment, including "Farmers' Market Fun Days," free performances for the whole family. Visit www.herndon-va.gov/FarmersMarket for more.

Friday/May 10

Gymboree Music I. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Discover melody pitch and rhythm while building a repertoire of joyful songs. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. Age 6-18 months with adult. Registration opens April 26. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Gymboree Music II. 11:15 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Dance and sing to a new musical style each month, including Latin, Rock 'n' Roll and Classical. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Reston Regional Library. Age 18-24 months with adult. Registration opens April 26. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

6th Annual Casino Night. 6-10 p.m. at Volkswagen Group of America Headquarters, 2200 Ferdinand Porsche Drive, Herndon. 6th Annual Casino Night fundraiser supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington/Fairfax County Region. Hosted By LaVar Arrington with special guest "Secretary of Defense" Dexter Manley. Visit one.bidpal.net/casinonight2019 for tickets.

Friday/May 10, 17, 24 and 31

Discover How a Garden Grows. 9:45-10:45 a.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Preschoolers age 2-4 meet on four Fridays in May 2019 to explore the ever-changing landscape of the Kidwell Vegetable Garden. Each week, participants will have free time to explore and discover the changes in the garden. This program will also feature seasonal activities that can include planting seeds, harvesting vegetables, digging in the soil, and exploring seeds and roots. $8 per child. Adults must attend with a registered child. Call 703-437-9101 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/frying-pan-park.

Saturday/May 11

Spring Farm Day.10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. Watch sheep-shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations and try cow and goat milking. Enjoy crafts, games and baby farm animals. $8 per person at the door; $7 for pre-paid reservations. People of all ages are welcome, but dogs are not permitted at this event. Call 703-437-9101 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/frying-pan-park.

"Love Your Baby Day." 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Beloved Yoga, 11109 Sunset Hills Road, Reston. Learn the Yogic tools for pre/post-natal wellness and infant health. Meet local providers who are passionate to support the journey through pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Free. Visit www.BelovedYoga.com for more.

Sing! Books With Miss Emily. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join Miss Emily for singing storytime with illustrated songs. Cosponsored by the Friends of Restion Regional Library. All ages. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Top to Bottom Look at Colvin Run Mill. 10:30 a.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls. Climb to new heights and explore the second and third floors at Colvin Run Mill on Saturdays in May. Register for the “Four Floor Tour Class” to get an insider’s look at this 200-year-old working mill. The exploration may last up to two hours. $10 per person, and the tours are designed for visitors age 10 to adult. NOTE: Participants will be climbing steep stairs to reach the added tour areas in this historic building. The areas are not ADA accessible, but alternative arrangements will be made for those who cannot climb the stairs but wish to participate. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

Kindred Spirits. 7-9 p.m. at South Lakes High School - Auditorium, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston. A concert benefitting Canine Partners for Life, presented by Sopranessence. Help us raise $30k to honor CPL's 30 years of providing service dogs to facilitate independence for those with disabilities. $20. Call 571-348-4664 or www.sopranessence.org.

Sunday/May 12

Mountain Stories and Songs with the Dulcimer. 3 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Local musicians Ralph Lee Smith and Madeline MacNeil will play traditional songs and share stories of the dulcimer. They will have dulcimers on display, and books and music for sale. All ages. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Monday/May 13

History for Preschoolers. 10-10:45 a.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Children will enjoy a story and craft in a historic setting as they start discovering how things were in the olden days. Through their senses, participants will experience how different things smelled, looked or worked. “History for Small Fries” is designed for preschoolers age 1-5. $6 per child. Call 703-437-1794 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully-historic-site.

Toddler Story Time. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join in for fun stories, songs and finger plays. Age 2 with adult. Registration begins April 29. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

E-book Help on Mondays. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Get assistance downloading library e-books onto

an electronic device. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

College Planning. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. College is important, but more expensive, than ever before. Experts from OneCommonwealth Advisors will share strategies to make college more affordable and help families plan ahead to maximize financial aid, grants and scholarships. Adults, Teens. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Tuesday/May 14

Baby Play And Explore. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join for an hour of unstructured play and social time for babies. Cosponsored by the FRRL. Age birth-18 months with adult. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Read To The Dog. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Bring a book or choose one from the Library. Call or sign up online for a fifteen minute session. Age 5-11. Registration begins April 30. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Spanchats. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join an ongoing Spanish conversation group. All levels from beginner to fluent are welcome. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Wednesday/May 15

Lunch with the Four Mrs. Hemingways. Noon-3 p.m. at RCC at Hunters Woods. Elaine Flynn is back, portraying Ernest Hemingway’s four wives. Hear each wife tell her story about living with a man who changed literary history. Travel the world to learn about the adventures of the Hemingway wives in this one-hour, one-woman show. Lunch will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by Reston Community Center and the Reston Association. Ages 18 and older. $12/Reston residents 55+; $15/Reston residents 18-54 years; $23/non-residents 18+ years. Register through RestonWebTrac account or email Ashleigh@reston.org or call 703-435-6577.

Gardening for Spring. 6:30 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Learn and gain inspiration from this garden presentation from an expert with the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association. Adults. Registration begins May 1. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Basic Knitting. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Learn the only two stitches you need to knit anything. 16 years and above. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Thursday/May 16

Storytime For Three To Fives. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. An early literacy program with stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Bollywood Dance Fitness. 6:30 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join for a Bollywood dance fitness class led by local instructor Aparna Rao. No experience necessary. Adults, Teens. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Teen Advisory Board. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join TAB to gain leadership and volunteer experience an share ideas about how to make the library a wonderful place for teens. Volunteer hours granted. Age 13-18. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Friday/May 17

Bike to Work Day 2019. Pit stop times vary, all over the region. Join more than 20,000 area commuters for a free celebration of bicycling as a fun, healthy and environmentally-friendly way to get to work. There are 115 Bike to Work Day pit stops to choose from.The first 20,000 to register and attend will receive a free Bike to Work Day T-shirt, enjoy refreshments and chances to win prizes. Visit www.biketoworkmetrodc.org.

Baby & Me Yoga. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. A nurturing yoga workshop is designed for the baby and caregiver. No experience needed. Bring a towel or yoga mat. Cosponsored by the FRRL. Age 6 weeks - 16 months with adult. Registration begins May 3. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Friday-Saturday/May 17-18

Book Sale. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. The Friends of the Great Falls Library are holding their semi-annual sale of donated books. Art books, cookbooks, books on gardening, design, religion, travel, how-to and self-help are well represented, as well as, thousands of books for children, teens and young adults, along with great selections of music and audio books on CD and movie DVDs. Preview sale for Friends members on Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m. Membership will be available at the door for non-members at $15. Fill a shopping bag of books $5 during the last two hours on Saturday. Call 703-757-8560.

Friday-Sunday/May 17-19

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival. Reston Town Center. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents the 2019 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, which brings more than 200 fine artists from across the nation presenting original works in 16 categories of fine art and fine craft to the unique outdoor environment of Reston Town Center. $5 donation requested. Visit restonarts.org/fineartsfestival/ for more.

Saturday/May 18

Ride4SPIRIT. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, upper riding ring, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Ride for Spirit, a public presentation of equine assisted activities in therapy nad education. For guests under 13. Junior Horsemanship Workshop (meet, greet and ride SPIRIT horses). Free. Call 703-600-9667 or visit www.spiritequestrian.org.

Bike Rodeo & Safety Fair. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Bike or scooter on over to the Herndon Municipal Center for a day filled with free fun and safety. Kids can learn safety tips, riding skills, and complete obstacle courses in a Bike Rodeo. The Bike Rodeo will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. We will also have a bike swap on-site where children can trade in a bike they have out grown for one the correct size (pending availability). Donated bikes in good condition welcome. For ages 5 and up. Free and no registration required. Visit herndon-va.gov/recreation, or call 703-787-7300.

Top to Bottom Look at Colvin Run Mill. 10:30 a.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls. Climb to new heights and explore the second and third floors at Colvin Run Mill on Saturdays in May. Register for the “Four Floor Tour Class” to get an insider’s look at this 200-year-old working mill. The exploration may last up to two hours. $10 per person, and the tours are designed for visitors age 10 to adult. NOTE: Participants will be climbing steep stairs to reach the added tour areas in this historic building. The areas are not ADA accessible, but alternative arrangements will be made for those who cannot climb the stairs but wish to participate. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

Duplo Play. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Build and create using DUPLO blocks. Cosponsored by the FRRL. Age 2-5 with adult. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

“Growing and Protecting a Park Forest.” 1-2 p.m. at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. What does it take to keep Fairfax County’s more than 400 parks healthy for residents to enjoy? Get a little insight into park management with the “Growing and Protecting a Park Forest” program at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Designed for participants age 4-adult. $8 per person. Call 703-631-0013 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/eclawrence.

Sunday/May 19

Visit Colvin Run Mill. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Don’t miss the chance to see, hear and taste history with a Sunday visit to Colvin Run Mill. Stop by the mill for a grinding demonstration from noon-3 p.m. See 19th century technology at work as the miller grinds wheat or corn into flour and meal that can be purchased at the park’s General Store. Call the site to confirm grinding is on. $8 for adults, $7 for students 16 and up with ID, and $6 for children and seniors. All ages are invited to enjoy these historic demonstrations, and no reservations are required. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

Chess Club For Kids. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Learn openings, tactics, and end game strategies. Players will be able to play against players at their strength. Age 8-16. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Amadeus Concerto Concert. 4 p.m. at Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Amadeus Orchestra’s Emerging Artist Program features young musicians just being discovered. For the first time, they are joining with the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association to feature 2019 NVMTA competition prizewinners, accompanied by Amadeus’s professional orchestra. Featuring students from McLean, Fairfax, Herndon, Oak Hill/Herndon, Falls Church, Arlington, and Great Falls. Adults $40; children 17 and under free. Visit amadeusconcerts.com/ for more.

Delicious and Delectable. 4-5:30 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. At the Reston Community Orchestra’s season finale concert Thomas Pandolfi will perform Rachmaninoff’s, Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor. $15 for reserved seating. Remaining seats while available are free. Call 571-271-9189 or visit www.restoncommunityorchestra.org.

Artist Talk: Pat Mcintyre. 7-9 p.m. at Jo Ann Rose Gallery RCC Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza N., Reston. From You Gotta Have Art to Pioneering Women of Reston, renowned artist Pat Macintyre shares her story of her 1970s TV show, her enduring influence on generations of artists, and how Reston continues to inspire her artwork. Free. VIsit www.restonmuseum.org/programs or call 703-799-7700.

Monday/May 20

Nose To Toes Yoga. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Explore yoga poses and movement while enjoying books and songs with a children’s yoga instructor. Age 3-5 with adult. Registration begins May 6. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Declutter and Get Ready for Spring Cleaning. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Certified Professional Organizer Susan Kousek will share step-by-step ideas for decluttering and organizing a home, room by room, as well as before and after photos to inspire you and give you storage ideas. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Reston Photographic Society. 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Room 6 at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. The Reston Photographic Society invites photography enthusiasts of all skill levels to attend meetings. RPS is a special-interest group of the League of Reston Artists. Share information and enjoy guest speakers, workshops and group critiques. Nonmembers are welcome. Visit www.leagueofrestonartists.org for more.

Tuesday/May 21

Spanchats. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join an ongoing Spanish conversation group. All levels from beginner to fluent are welcome. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Sam's Book Club. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join former FCPL library director Sam Clay for a lively book discussion. This month's title is Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey Of Apollo 8 And The Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey by Robert Kurson. Adults.

Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Live Music: MSG Acoustic Trio. 7:15-9:45 p.m. at Amphora Diner Deluxe, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. MSG's repertoire includes original songs, traditional blues, gospel/spirituals, and ragtime-influenced tunes. $10 members, $11 non-members. Email DAHurdSr@cs.com for more.

Wednesday/May 22

Downsizing Your Home. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Peggy Yee with Frankly Realtors will present an informative seminar on how to downsize. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Thursday/May 23

Yoga with Rupa. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. A relaxing hour of yoga led by Rupa Shah. Adults, teens. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

May 23-June 23

Golden Age Musical. At NextStop Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. From Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann comes a wildly inventive re-imagining of an American mega-musical as no one has seen it before. Singin’ in the Rain has all the magic and glamour of the greatest movie musical ever made. So, when the projector at a super-fan screening of the film goes up in smoke, the hosts save the day… after all, in theatre, the show must always go on. $40-55. Visit www.nextstoptheatre.org/shows/singin-in-the-rain.

Friday/May 24

Family Yoga. 10:30 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Enjoy playful yoga, stories and songs along with your actively walking child. No experience needed. 2-4 years old with an adult. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Saturday/May 25

Top to Bottom Look at Colvin Run Mill. 10:30 a.m. at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls. Climb to new heights and explore the second and third floors at Colvin Run Mill on Saturdays in May. Register for the “Four Floor Tour Class” to get an insider’s look at this 200-year-old working mill. The exploration may last up to two hours. $10 per person, and the tours are designed for visitors age 10 to adult. NOTE: Participants will be climbing steep stairs to reach the added tour areas in this historic building. The areas are not ADA accessible, but alternative arrangements will be made for those who cannot climb the stairs but wish to participate. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

Star-Spangled Salute with The Reston Chorale. 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy The Reston Chorale’s patriotic music in honor of Memorial Day. Free. Donations of items for troop care packages are welcomed. Visit restonchorale.org.

Sunday/May 26

Live Music: Ethel. 7 p.m. at CenterStage at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. String quartet ETHEL and Grammy Award–winning instrumentalist Robert Mirabal collaborate in this cross-cultural concert experience of instrumental virtuosity, song, and storytelling. Tickets are $20 at RestonCommunityCenter.com or 703-476-4500.

Tuesday/May 28

Baby Play And Explore. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join for an hour of unstructured play and social time for babies. Cosponsored by the FRRL. Age birth-18 months with adult. No registration required. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Spanchats. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Join an ongoing Spanish conversation group. All levels from beginner to fluent are welcome. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

INOVA Blood Drive. 1-6 p.m., beside the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Schedule Bloodmobile appointments at 1-866-256-6372 or inova.org/donateblood. On-site registration available.

Wednesday/May 29

Create a Home Inventory. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Certified Professional Organizer Susan Kousek will share three ways to create a home inventory at low or no cost. She’ll demonstrate each of the three ways, discuss the pros and cons of each, and tell participants how step-by-step. Adults. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Thursday/May 30

Dollars and Sense. 7 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Monthly group discussion focuses on business leaders and markets. Discussing "Freakonomics" by Steven Levitt. The event is free and open to the public. Call 703-689-2700 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov.

Thursday/May 30-Sunday/June 2

Herndon Festival 2019. At Northwest Federal Credit Union, 200 Spring St, Herndon.The four-day festival, which is produced by the Town of Herndon’s Parks and Recreation Department with assistance from area civic organizations and businesses, will feature entertainment on two stages, a carnival, a children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo, and an eclectic variety of top-quality food vendors. Visit www.herndonfestival.net.

Saturday/June 1

Reston Pride Festival. 2-7 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza. The Second Annual Reston Pride Festival will celebrate and support Greater Reston’s LGBTQ+ community. The festival will feature choral groups, dancers, performers, speakers – both political leaders and faith leaders – all coming together to support the LGBTQ+ community. In addition, more than 40 LGBTQ+ friendly exhibitors. This child-friendly event is free and open to the public. Visit www.facebook.com/RestonPride/ for more.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Curator’s Talk: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Noon-1 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

More Ongoing

Trivia Night at Crafthouse. Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

Karaoke at Crafthouse. Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

The Elden Street Tea Shop. Saturdays in ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. Sip tea and enjoy a variety of locally made snacks and pastries while enjoying the latest art installations in the gallery. Visit www.eldenstreettea.com.

Small Business Support Sundays. Visit independent stores and restaurants, and those that support small businesses at Reston Town Center, offering specials, discounts, tastings, and localized treats every Sunday. Visit SmallBusinessSupportSundays.com.

All-comers' Group Fun Run. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. For beginners or competitive runners, come out for a fun, low-key run that is safe and social. Call 703-689-0999 or visit www.potomacriverrunning.com/reston/.

Over-40 Softball League. A Fairfax-based league is looking for enough players to form another team. Players must be at last 40 years of age to be eligible. All games are doubleheaders - played on Sundays at Bready Park in Herndon between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. If interested, email skeduman@aol.com for more.

Improving English

One-To-One English Conversation. Mondays, 1 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Multiple one-on-one practice sessions with a volunteer are available each week. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pre-Beginners. Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Beginners. Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. with Beth; Thursdays 10-11 a.m. with Genie; Fridays 10-11 a.m. with Ivan. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Intermediate. Mondays 10-11 a.m. with Rick; Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. with Susan; Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. with Sharoni. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Advanced. Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. with Richard; Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Mary. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Vocabulary Building. Mondays 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Speak & Write. Mondays, 1:30-3 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Dialogs & Grammar. Tuesdays, 11:15-12:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pronunciation. Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.