No School Monday—But Parks & Rec's Got You Covered! Raptor Hill Wildlife sanctuary will be on hand to treat your little zoologist to a live animal presentation. Admission is $5, children 1 and under are free. Register before the show (event #248000.11) or purchase tickets the day of the show. Monday, Nov. 3, 11-11:45 a.m. Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave.
Kiddie Play Zone. Bring your toddler, and enjoy open play, tumbling on the mats and kiddie basketball. This is a great way to socialize your children. Kids can run and exercise in the entire gym. For ages walking to age 5. Wednesdays through Dec. 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave. $5 per child.
No Need to Cook! Support Herndon High School programs this week on Tuesday and Wednesday by tossing the apron and grabbing the car keys instead. On Tuesday, head over to one of Herndon's newest restaurants, Mellow Mushroom, 1030 Elden St. in Herndon, anytime during the day and present this flier, and 10 percent supports the Pride of Herndon marching band's upcoming trip to Hawaii to perform in the Pearl Harbor Day parade. On Wednesday, support Herndon's student athletes and sports programs and head over to Chick-fil-A, 46920 Community Plaza in Sterling, for dinner between 5-9 p.m. and present this flier and a percentage will benefit the Sports Boosters.
Looking for Young Basketball Players. The NoVA Suns is looking for serious young basketball players between the third to eighth grades. Tryouts will take place at Herndon Middle School, 901 Locust St., this Thursday night at 6 p.m. Click here to learn more.
Debut of ArtSpace's Newest Exhibit. ArtSpace's newest exhibit, "Artists of Montorno," provides a glimpse into the Montorno Studio in Seravezza, Italy. The exhibit features work by Montorno instructors Trisha Adams, Danni Dawson, Mary Del Popolo, Peggy Feerick, Mike Francis, Gavin Glakas, and Kurt Schwartz, who are all locally and internationally known artists. Portraits, landscapes, still-life paintings, sculptures, drawings, pastels, printmaking, and photography are featured in this beautifully rich exhibit. The exhibit opens Tuesday at 10 a.m., and a reception for the artists will be held Saturday from 7-9 p.m. ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St. Click here for more info.
Is Your Child a Little Nature Inspector? If your child has a boundless curiosity and appetite for discovery, sign them up now for the Parks and Recreation Department's Little Nature Inspectors program—an exciting, hands-on approach to teaching environmental education to young children. Each class includes child-safe experiments and plenty of take homes to reinforce each lesson. The program is designed to increase children’s imagination, curiosity, and exposure to our natural world and our web of life. Sign up through the Parks and Recreation Department (event #260110.51). Tuesdays, Nov. 5-16, 4-5 p.m. Runnymede Park, 195 Herndon Parkway. Cost: $44.
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