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Sweet Frog Fundraiser for RA Camp Scholarships

Wednesdays, August 7, 2019, 4-9 PM

Location: Sweet Frog, 1472 North Point Village Center, Reston, VA 20194

Enjoy a frozen yogurt treat and Sweet Frog will donate 20% of the sale to our RA Camps Scholarship Program. You must bring a copy of the flier or a print out of this screen to the cash register.

Summer Shorts Film Festival

Date: TBD, 7-9 p.m.

Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive

Adults. Free, suggested donation $5

Temperatures are hot outside, so join us inside for some of the coolest short films that shed new light on environmental topics in concise, creative and quirky ways. Popcorn and drinks for sale. Reservations recommended due to limited seating. Contact naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689 ext. 5.

Annual Reception

 

Each November, major donors, sponsors and partners join the Board at this invitation only reception at Nature House for highlights from the year and a look ahead at future projects.

Annual Events

Mini-Train Rides at Reston Town Center

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 12:00-4:00 PM (Last train leaves at 3:45.)

 

Enjoy a journey down the magical streets of Reston Town Center in a mini-train!  Pick up is in front of Talbots on Market Street, first come first serve. $5 suggested donation per person is appreciated. 

 

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Environmental Film Series

Fourth Fridays, January-June, 7-9 p.m.

Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive

Adults. Free, suggested donation $5

Reservations recommended due to limited seating. Contact naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689 ext. 5.

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Nature Center 5K Race/Walk 

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8 a.m.

Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive

See results here. 

Register online or in person on race day at 7 a.m. Adult fee is $25 prior to April 1/$30 after. Children's Fee (ages 13 and under) is $15 prior to April 1/$20 after. 

This rolling, beautiful course is run on paved paths and natural surface trails through wooded parkland and adjacent neighborhoods. All ages are welcome. Pets or strollers are not permitted. There will be an awards ceremony, refreshments and prize drawings after the race. T-shirts provided to pre-registered participants, and walk-ins as supplies last.

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Spring Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019 1-5 PM

Location: Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive

Free fun for all ages

 

Join us at this annual event where you can meet Walker the Woodpecker and purchase Dana Scheurer prints and notecards at our booth. The event features entertainment, craft-making for kids and a native plant sale. Enjoy fishing activities or rent a canoe/kayak on Lake Audubon. There will be over 30 booths, displays and activities from local environmental groups. Thanks to our Entertainment Sponsor, the Reston Community Center. Click here for more information.

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HEART Doubles Tournament

Saturday, May 19, 2018, matches start at 8:30 a.m.

Lake Newport Tennis Courts, Reston

$30 per player, $60 per team

 

Proceeds to the RA Tennis Scholarship Fund. Format: Round Robin, 2 divisions 3.0-3.5 and 4.0-4.5. Open doubles teams can be mixed or same gender. If you are 3.0 and your partner is 4.0, you will play in the higher division. Contact Erin or Rob at 703-435-6534 or tennis@reston.org. Copresented by Reston Association.

Past Events

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Storytelling Nights 

Adults Only- March/September, 8:00 PM

Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston VA


Join Virginia’s premier storytelling troupe Better Said Than Done for a night of true, personal stories. These unbelievable stories will entertain and show you how life is better in the telling. Advance tickets are recommended due to limited seating. Cash bar and refreshments available for purchase. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Walker Nature Center.

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5% Day at Whole Foods Market-Reston

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:30 AM - 9 PM

Location: 11660 Plaza America Drive

Thank you to Whole Foods Market in Reston for choosing Friends of Reston to participate in your 5% Day program. We appreciate everyone who picked up groceries, grabbed lunch or dinner or splurged on that bottle of wine. Over $4000 was raised to help help our community projects, including Helping Homes and the Walker Nature Center.

Past Events