Call for Artist Submissions, Children's Chorus Sign-Ups, and More

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Children ages 5-11 are invited to participate in the Fairfax Choral Society's Youth Chorus. (Courtesy Photo)
Children ages 5-11 are invited to participate in the Fairfax Choral Society's Youth Chorus. (Courtesy Photo)

Town of Herndon police officers are among those that will be firing up their motorcycles this weekend in the Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo, where they can hone their bike-riding skills while also benefitting the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The public is invited to watch this Saturday at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. For more details, read this article from one of our sister sites, Mount Vernon Patch.


Do you have a little one who loves to sing? The Fairfax Choral Society’s Youth Chorus is having auditions this coming Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Epiphany Episcopal Church in the Oak Hill area of Herndon. For younger singers, it is primarily just a voice placement check. All singers ages 5 to 11 are welcome. To read more about the group and find out how to schedule your child’s audition, read their announcement here on Patch.


Calling all artists – and we know Herndon has some amazing artists! - the City of Fairfax wants to spotlight your art. “Celebrate the Season of Art,” a City of Fairfax Spotlight Celebration, is tentatively set to open Oct. 31 at Sherwood Center. Artists from across all of Northern Virginia are invited to share their creative and contemporary efforts, while competing for a variety of honors to be awarded by the City of Fairfax. There will be two categories with 10 awards. One category will be for all paintings, drawings, serigraphs, lithographs and multi-media. The second category will be for fine art photography. There will be two Honorable Mentions awarded per category. All award winners will receive certificates and ribbons; first, second and third place winners will also receive cash prizes. Each artist may submit up to three pieces. For information on how to enter, click here.


Herndon Children’s Center has a few openings for children in each of its age groups, from 3 months old all the way up to its Pre-Kindergarten class. If you are interested in learning more about the center, click here to read the center’s announcement on Patch and find out more.


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