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Alden Theatre coming back to life after COVID layoff

It’s been a long time in the making, and officials at the McLean Community Center are gearing up for a season of in-person performances. “We are excited to welcome back audiences to The Alden,” center executive director Daniel Singh said....

MCC gears up for annual Pet Fest

McLean Central Park will come alive with local pets and their families on Sunday, Oct. 10, during McLean Pet Fest, sponsored by the McLean Community Center. “McLean residents can enjoy time in the great outdoors, have a stroll in the...

Hair donation may be a record-breaker

Northern Virginia resident Zahab Kamal Khan parted with 5 feet of her hair Aug. 26 at the McLean Community Center to benefit Children with Hair Loss. That non-profit group provides annual, customized human-hair replacements and styling services at no cost...

Alden Theater to host Indian dance event

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present an online workshop on Sharad Navratri (Garba), the ecstatic-dance tradition of the Gujarat state in northwestern India, on Friday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. “The dance is an intoxicating, high-energy...

Old Firehouse Center to mark anniversary with block party

The Old Firehouse Center of the McLean Community Center will celebrate its 31st birthday with a block party on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. The street festival will include entertainment, games, food, amusements, giveaways, crafts and more....

Registration open for McLean holiday-decorating competition

Registration is now open for the “Light Up McLean” home-decorating competition, sponsored by the Old Firehouse Center of the McLean Community Center. Homes will compete for prizes in “Best Holiday Theme,” “Most Creative/Original” and “Best Overall,” as voted by local...

Public forums set on MCC budget

The McLean Community Center (MCC) Governing Board will hold two in-person meetings in September to discuss the center’s proposed fiscal 2023 budget. MCC is seeking input and suggestions on the budget from residents of Dranesville Small District 1-A, who pay...

‘Harvest Happenings’ festival returning to McLean

The McLean Community Center has announced plans for an indoor-outdoor “Harvest Happenings” festival for children ages 3-8, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live entertainment, a petting zoo, crafts and games will be...

5K race to benefit McLean Community Foundation

The McLean Community Center and McLean Community Foundation have announced plans for a return of the McLean 5K, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 8 a.m. beginning at McLean Square Shopping Center, 6631 Old Dominion Drive. “The race...

Comment period extended for McLean Central Park plan

The Fairfax County government has extended until July 30 the comment period for the prospective future uses of McLean Central Park, as proposed by the Fairfax County Park Authority. A master plan for the 28-acre parcel was approved in 2013...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

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