RA News
Oct. 14, 2016
Reston Association's Weekly Newsletter




Reston Station
The Silver Line provides rail transportation from Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington. The first phase of the Silver Line opened on July 26, 2014. Click here for more information on the Silver Line and the Wiehle-Reston East station.


On the Rise
New projects and construction continue around Reston. Keep up with all the latest news by visiting the Development & Future of Reston section of the Reston Association website.


Click the icon above to sign up to speak at a Board of DIrectors' meeting.

Board Agenda Packets

at Metro Commerce

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RestonTodayVideo: Open House at RA

This week's Reston Today video features a segment on RA's Open House, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 20 at 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive. Click the image above to watch the informational video on YouTube.

Watch Comcast Newsmakers to learn more about the Open House and association services.
repaveNotice: Repaving Project
A section of North Village Road is tentatively scheduled to be resurfaced on Oct. 24-26. The road will be closed to traffic during the daytime between the cul-de-sac located just past the entrance to North Hills Pool and the cul-de-sac next to North Hills Pavilion.

In the case of inclement weather, the milling or paving work may have to be rescheduled. Reston Association will have signs posted advising motorists and residents in the area of the work schedule.

For more information, please contact RA's Central Services Facility at 703-437-7658.
lostLost and Found
Please contact the Aquatics Department by Oct. 31 with a description of the item(s) you believe was lost at a Reston Assocation pool during the summer. Unclaimed items will be donated.
landuseReston Land Use Launch
Monday, Oct. 17
7:30 p.m.
Reston Association, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.

Fairfax County Supervisor, Cathy Hudgins, will be introducing a new land use process at the Reston Planning and Zoning meeting. Residents are invited to attend and learn about the new process. For additional information, contact Goldie Harrison at the Hunter Mill District Office at 703-478-0283. 
imaginationThe Imagination Tree
Monday, Oct. 17 or Tuesday, Oct. 18
10-11 a.m.
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive.
$7/child RA members, $9/child non-members
Ages 18-35 months (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)
Reservations required by Oct. 14. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
Every season offers new textures and colors to discover. Come learn and play with autumn's vibrant array of colors and shapes. Practice naming colors, counting objects, and learn some new nature vocabulary. Enjoy a snack and make a craft.
halloweenTwo Halloween Events for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 19
11 a.m.-noon
Reston Association, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.

Wednesday, Oct. 26
11 am.-noon
The Lake House, 11450 Baron Cameron Ave.

Ages: 3-5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $8/RA members; $10/non members.

Dress up in your favorite costume and join the fun with hands on activities and crafts. This ghostly event will disappear before your eyes so make sure to register! Email Ashleigh@reston.org or call 703-435-6577 to register.
wineWine & Design Painting
Friday, Oct. 21
7-9:30 p.m.
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive.
$45 RA members, $56 non-members.
Ages: 21 years and older.

Looking to uncork unknown talent? Bring a friend, unleash your creative side and join us for an evening of painting. Paint, canvas, brushes and even a glass of wine will be provided while our experienced instructor guides you through the process. At the end of the night, take home your masterpiece. Don't worry, no experience is necessary. Contact Ashleigh@reston.org or 703-435-6577 to register.
sisterTrip to See Sister Act
Sunday, Nov. 6
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bus pick-up locations:
Hunters Woods Shopping Center, Thoreau Place, Lake Anne Plaza parking lot. 
$66/RA members, $72/Non-members. Fee includes transportation, buffet lunch and show. 
All ages welcome. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join Reston Association for a chartered-bus trip to Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia, Md.  Sister Act is a musical comedy based on the smash hit 1992 film. Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Ashleigh@reston.org or 703-435-6577 to register. 
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 RA's volunteer program consists of members in our community working in a variety of capacities. Volunteers are RA's strongest line of communication with the community. Each year a diverse group of RA members donates thousands of hours to the association. Through their dedication, we are able to provide a wide range of high-quality programs, services and events that make Reston a great place to Live, Work, Play and Get Involved.

Sign up for a Habitat Heroes project here. 

FallcleanFall Stream Cleanup
Saturday, Oct 15
10 a.m.-noon
Rain or shine. All ages welcome.

Cleanup Sites:
Snakeden Branch Upper
Hunters Woods Village Center.

Cedar Ridge Apartments

In the woods near Great Owl Circle

Sign up here to volunteer. Contact Ha Brock at 703-435-7986 or email at habrock@reston.org for more information.
hallowHalloween Characters Needed
Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29
5-9:30 p.m.
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive.

Reston Association is seeking volunteers to help with our Halloween House and Trick-or-Treat Trail.
Costumes, masks and face paint will be provided. Volunteers will receive pizza dinner, snacks and hot drinks during the event.

Volunteer orientation is Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 6-7 p.m. Click here to sign up to volunteer.