Friday, April 19, 2013
Food, fun and community this weekend.
Restonians of all ages are invited to the Saturday's 7th Annual Southgate Community Day,. The festival runs from 1 - 6 p.m. at the Southgate Community Center, 12125 Pinecrest Road, Reston. The day includes a basketball tournament, music, inflatable games, food vendors and information about community resources. Other special activities include: Solos and Duets from Dogwood Elementary School; Zumba with Vanessa Ledesma; Southgate Community Freestyle Battle; Super Hula Competition and performance; Tzu Chi Foundation; Supercomputer, and HK Lee. For more information, contact the Southgate Community Center: 703-860-0676.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Want to hear the keynote speech by civil rights leader Julian Bond? Sign up now.
Update: The event is sold out as of Friday afternoon. There are a limited number of seats available for the Reston Community Center's 28th Annual Martin Luther King Day lunch and keynote speech with former NAACP chair Julian Bond. The lunch is Sunday at 1 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Admission is free, but advance registration is required. Click here for more information and registration info. The event number is 704717-3A. Bond's speech is part of a lineup of events to honor Dr. King and to ask Reston-area residents "Are We Keeping the Promise?" RCC will team with several community organizations, including Southgate Community Center, Reston Association, Reston Interfaith and The Closet for volunteer service projects . …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Two weekend festivals - the Reston Multicultural Festival and the Latino Festival - give residents a taste of other countries.
This weekend is all about celebrating diversity and world culture in Reston. Saturday's Reston Multicultural Festival brings music, entertainment, family fun and food to Lake Anne Plaza. The activities begin at 11 a.m. with a naturalization ceremony for some of the area's newest U.S. Citizens. After that, the festival, sponsored by Reston Community Center, gets underway. To see a schedule of performances, click here. To see menus from the global cafe, click here. Admission to the Multicultural Festival is free. The festival runs until 6 p.m. Saturday. Later on Saturday, the third annual Latino Festival of Reston takes place at Southgate Community Center from 2 to 7 p.m. There will be games, food, entertainment and family fun that …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Community Center director one of three earning Onthank Award.
Richard Cabellos director of the Southgate Community Center in Reston, was awarded the Onthank Award by Fairfax County at Wednesday's Board of Supervisors meeting. The Onthank Award is the highest honor the county bestows on employees. Also earning the award: Judy Flaig, management analyst, Office of Elections. Flaig was recognized for her "extraordinary initiative" during the state and local election district reapportionment; and Stephen Sinclair, senior utilities analyst, Department of Cable and Consumer Services. Sinclair was recognized for his efforts to safeguard consumer interests in the areas of utilities and taxicab rates. He is chief of the Public Utilities Branch. The Onthank Award was established by the Board of Supervisors in …