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This Week: Design & Wine, Kids' Cookie Decorating, College Application Readiness and More

See what's happening this week in Herndon and nearby.

Enjoy pinot noir and complete an art project with expert help from artists at ArtSpace's Design & Wine Tuesday. (Patch File Photo)
Enjoy pinot noir and complete an art project with expert help from artists at ArtSpace's Design & Wine Tuesday. (Patch File Photo)
Herndon High Winter Choir Concert. Get into the holiday spirit and join Herndon High for its Winter Sampler Choir Concert, featuring all the school's vocal groups, including the Concert Choir, Women's Chorale, Vocal Jazz, Shebees, 
Bennett Street Boys, Heatwave Show Choir and the Madrigals. Directed by Dana and Jim Van Slyke, this event is fun for the entire family! Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Herndon High School Auditorium, 700 Bennett St.

Design & Wine. At this time of year we are embellishing our homes, our trees, and our gifts. Why not spend two hours embellishing something for you? At this month's Design and Wine event at ArtSpace, enjoy a delicious glass of pinot noir while embellishing a keepsake journal. Perhaps you will choose to give this handy work as a gift or perhaps you keep it for those New Year’s resolutions you know are just around the corner! The guest artist leading the project will be Eileen Hull. Cost is $30 and includes all supplies and two glasses of wine. Registration and advance payment required, click here. This Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7-9 p.m. ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St.

Holiday Cookie Decorating & Exchange
The MOMS Club of Herndon (Moms Offering Moms Support) is getting into the spirit with a festive cookie exchange and cookie decorating event for kids this month. Meet other Herndon area mothers in a fun and relaxed setting while your children have a messy morning decorating sugar cookies! All stay-at-home moms in the 20170 and 20171 zip codes are welcome to attend a meeting and check the group out. For more information or to RSVP, contact Tomoko Azuma, Membership VP, at Herndon_moms_info@yahoo.com. This Thursday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 615 Dranesville Rd., Herndon.

Tell Delegate Rust What's Important to YouDelegate Tom Rust (R-86th) will hold two Town Hall meetings this week to connect with constituents before the start of the Virginia General Assembly, which begins Jan. 8 and lasts for 60 days in Richmond. The 86th District includes Herndon and parts of Oak Hill and Sterling. This Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Herndon Town Council Chambers, bottom floor, 765 Lynn St.; and this Saturday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. For more information, click here.

Getting Into College, and What to Do AfterHave a high school student who will be looking at colleges soon? Come to this free young education seminar on "Getting Into College, and What to Do After College." Topics will include writing college application essays, getting recommendation letters, the importance of extracurricular and volunteer activities, choosing a major, preparing for the SATs, and more. A long list of expert panelists from throughout the D.C. Metro area are scheduled to speak. This Sunday, Dec. 22, 2:30 p.m. Ashburn KUMC Fellowship Hall, 43454 Crossroads Drive, Ashburn. For more information, contact Pastor Kang at 202-420-1309.

Anything happening this week that we missed? Tell us about it in the comments.

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