This Week: Montessori Open House, Obamacare Workshop, Open Mic Night and More

Lots happening this week in Herndon and nearby.

ArtSpace Herndon will hold an open mic for performers of all ages this weekend. (Photo: ArtSpace Herndon)
ArtSpace Herndon will hold an open mic for performers of all ages this weekend. (Photo: ArtSpace Herndon)

Montessori School Open House
Montessori Country School of Herndon is hosting an open house this Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. and offering early enrollment specials for parents. RSVP to info@mcsherndon.com. 621 Alabama Dr., Herndon.

Learn About Posture & Nutrition With Other Moms. Join the MOMS Club of Herndon for its monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. when guest speaker Dr. Stacy G. Keith will give a talk about posture and stretching exercizes moms can do to prevent back strain and injury, and the effects nutrition can have on your posture. Children are welcome. The club is open to all stay-at-home moms in the 20170 and 20171 zip codes. For more information or to RSVP, contact Tomoko Azuma, Membership VP, at Herndon_moms_info@yahoo.com. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 615 Dranesville Road, Herndon.

How to Combat Bullying. The Herndon Elementary School PTA will hold an important discussion for parents this Friday night on how to prevent bullying. Friday, Jan. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Herndon Elementary, 630 Dranesville Road, Herndon.

Affordable Care Act WorkshopDo you need more information and background on the ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare? Come to a free workshop this Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to noon at Heritage Fellowship Church, 2501 Fox Mill Road, Reston. 

Show Off Your TalentsPerformers of all types are invited to show off their talents at ArtSpace Herndon's open mic night. Singers, dancers, actors, musicians, and poets of all ages are encouraged to perform. Sign up for two numbers, or 10 minutes of stage time. A keyboard, CD system, music stand, and microphones will be provided. Free and open to the public. Sign up in advance to perform. This Saturday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. ArtSpace, 750 Center St., Herndon.

Free Family Movie NightBring the family to see the animated 2012 film 'The Lorax,' based on the popular Dr. Seuss book. It's all part of Herndon Environmental Network's environmental movie series. Fun activities and discussions for all ages will follow the movie, including a brief talk by HEN's Habitat Heroes, about invasive and native plants. Walk-ins are welcome, or reserve a seat in advance. This Sunday, Jan. 19, 2-5 p.m. Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave.

Keep Tabs on the Government. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at 12000 Government Center Parkway in Fairfax. View the agenda online.

Calling All Relay for Lifers. Anyone interest in learning about the Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is welcome to attend an informational session at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the nZone on 14550 Lee Road in Chantilly.

Did we miss anything cool going on this week in or near Herndon? Tell us in the comments.


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