Who is ready for some fall fun - and to help the homeless at the same time?
The Fifth Annual Festival on the Square is Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. at Reston Heights, 11750 Sunrise Valley Dr.
The Festival on the Square offers a full afternoon of free family fun including live entertainment, a petting zoo, and a moon bounce. There will also be the Community Walk to Help the Homeless, which benefits Cornerstones.
Community Walk participants must register in advance online at hthwalks.org and check in at Festival on the Square before the walk begins at 1:30 p.m.
Fright Night Fun - The South Lakes Theatre Arts Department is presenting its annual Fright Night Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the SLHS Little Theatre.
There will be a Haunted Hall and Festival of Halloween plays that is appropriate for all ages.
Showtimes: Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.
Admission: $6 for Students and Seniors; $8 for Adults.
Tickets available at the door.
Film Fest right here - The third Washington West Film Festival continues through Sunday. Following the theme "Story Can Change the World," the festival will screen a wide variety of independent films.
As the spotlighted country this year, the festival will showcase several Lithuanian short films. In keeping with the festival’s vision, all box office net proceeds are donated to a charity that then becomes the subject of a short film debuting at the festival. Past proceeds helped provide relief for Hurricane Sandy victims and built a theater for Haitian children.
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Shred your stuff securely - The YMCA Fairfax County Reston, 12196 Sunset Hills Rd., is holding a community document shred on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.The event is sponsored by Cintas and M&T Bank. Cost is $5 per box of documents with all proceeds benefiting local families & children with scholarships from the Caring for Community Fund, given to childcare and YMCA Programs.