Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? The Redskins’ first game is tonight, and BGR The Burger Joint is hosting a family-friendly tailgate party from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight. Guests will enjoy live music, outdoor games, and BGR-branded giveaways. Wear your Redskins gear, and you get a $5 gift card toward any of BGR’s gourmet burgers! BGR The Burger Joint is located at 46230 Cranston St. in Sterling.
The Redbirds regional fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts in the area all week. Tonight, Monday, Aug. 19, come to Fairfax High School’s softball field from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday night, 7-9 p.m. at Madison High School in Vienna. Then, this Saturday, Aug. 24, come to South Lakes High in Reston from 7-9 p.m. Team reps say the Redbirds players mostly have 1997 and 1998 birthdays and live in northern Fairfax County or eastern Loudoun county. To read more about the team and their tryouts, read their event listing here on Patch.
Farmers Market Fun Days continue this week! Thursday morning, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., bring the kids to see “Now This!” interactive children’s musical theater. Fun Days performances take place on the Old Town Green during the weekly farmers market, which takes place at the corner of Elden and Station streets near the W&OD caboose from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each week. For more information, see the Town’s website at www.herndon-va.gov.
Do you care about the health of Herndon’s parks? The members of Herndon Environmental Network (HEN) invite you to participate in an invasive plant removal work day at Runnymede Park, 195 Herndon Pkwy., this Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. The event is organized with the support of Herndon community forester, John Dudzinsky. The work day will go until around 11:30 a.m. For more information on what to bring, what to wear, and who to RSVP to, read HEN’s event listing here on Patch.
This Saturday, Aug. 24 is Customer Appreciation Day at SkateQuest! Bring the whole family for fun activities like free skating, a skating show by the pros, free food and drinks from 1-4 p.m., a bouncy house, and more. SkateQuest is located nearby at 1800 Michael Farraday Ct. in Reston. For more details and the full schedule of events, click here.
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