Thursday, May 23, 2013
Find out how the holiday weekend will impact life around Herndon.
Find out what to expect in your town this holiday weekend, from Patch. Trash Collection Refuse will not be collected on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Refuse normally collected on Monday will be collected Tuesday, May 28. Town of Herndon All Town offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Herndon Community Center The Herndon Community Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, but no classes will be held. Herndon Centennial Golf Course The golf course will be open from 6 a.m. to dark. Observe Memorial Day in Herndon See our article on the Town's ceremony at Chestnut Grove and the Avenue of Flags display on Monday. What are your plans for Memorial Day weekend this year? Tell us in …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Nearby residents may see unusual police activity in Bready Park during these times, but it is no cause for alarm, the department said.
The Herndon Police Department sent out a statement this week informing locals that it plans to conduct emergency drills at the Herndon Community Center and Bready Park over the next two Sundays - so if anyone sees police at the park, there's no reason to worry. The Town of Herndon Police Department will be closing the Community Center during certain evening hours on two Sunday evenings to conduct the emergency operations exercises. The two Sunday evenings will be during this week and next - April 28 and May 5. "Any police activity in Bready Park outside the community center, or unusual noise coming from the center, may be attributed to these drills," the police said in a statement. The closing of the Center for preparations will begin as…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Distinguished Service awards were given out at the well-attended annual event Sunday - including the first award to go to a teen in 12 years.
The Herndon Community Center was packed with happy faces Sunday evening for the Mayor's Volunteer Appreciation Night. The annual event thanks locals who have volunteered at least 100 hours of their time in their communities - which says a lot, considering there were more than 400 honorees invited this year. The night's program thanked the 400+ volunteers by name, and each was given a wrapped gift from the Mayor and Town Council. Mayor Lisa Merkel also presented the 2013 Distinguished Service Awards during the night's festivities. This year, one corporate award and four individual awards were presented. This year's corporate award went to Griffins-Owen Insurance, for the many occasions when the company donated meeting space and resources …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Camps run March 25 through March 29.
The Herndon Community Center and Herndon Parks and Recreation department's spring break camp registration is now open. Camps will start on March 25 and run through March 29. Program offerings are listed in the Spring Herndon Programs and Events Guide. Camps include the Traveling Teens Camp for ages 12-17 that includes paint ball, the Spy Museum, laster tag, bowling, Clay Cafe and Rebounderz Trampoline Park. Children 6-11 can attend camps at the Community Center that incudes crafts, sports, games and indoor swimming. Other camp programs include basketball, multi sports, acro/gymnastics, Lego robotics and 3D game design. Limited spaces are available. To see all program offerings at the Herndon Community Center, visit www.herndon-va.gov …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Registration for classes and programs through the Herndon Community Center opens to Town of Herndon residents Wednesday.
Registration for the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department's winter classes and programs begins this week. Registration is open to all Town of Herndon residents beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Registration can be done online or in person. Registration for non-Town of Herndon residents will be open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 both online and in person. If those signing up for programs and classes haven't signed up for one in a while, they may need to sign up through Herndon Parks and Recreation's new Webtrac system, which can be found by clicking here. Every new user must create an account. Classes for the spring session begin the second week of March. For more information, to see the spring program brochure and register for a …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Herndon Community Center pool closed Thursday.
1. The Herndon Community Center pool will be closed for maintenance beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday. The pool will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday. For more information, call the Herndon Community Center at 703-787-7300. 2. Herndon's annual Father Daughter Dance is from 6:30-9 p.m. this Saturday at the Herndon Community Center. The dance is for girls ages 4-12 and their father, grandfather, uncle or other male guardian. The event is semi formal and will include dancing, appetizers, drinks, a photo of the couple and a keepsake. For registration information visit the Herndon Community Center website. 3. The Council for the Arts of Herndon's annual meeting will be from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday at Ice House Cafe in downtown Herndon. During the annual …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Signup deadline is Dec. 28.
The Herndon Adult Basketball League still has room for interested teams. Team deposit is $100 and the deadline for registration is Dec. 28. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and Thursday evenings at the Herndon Community Center. League play will start the week of Jan. 13 and the season will run through the end of March. There will be no games on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3. League cost is $750 total, which includes the $100 deposit. For more information, contact Dave Zakrzewski at email@example.com or call 703-435-6800 extension 2106. For more information about Herndon Parks and Recreation programs, click here. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Monday, December 17, 2012
Santa's Workshop at Herndon Community Center
A number of local families headed out to the Herndon Community Center on Saturday for Santa's Workshop, part of the town's Herndon Hometown Holidays event series. The annual event features a breakfast by Virginia Kitchen, holiday crafts for children and a visit with Santa himself. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Tickets available at Herndon Florist, ArtSpace Herndon and Herndon Community Center.
Come and get 'em! The Herndon Holiday Homes Tour is today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tickets are still available. Five houses are included in this year's tour, including a Sears home ordered from the Sears catalog in the early 1900s that arrived piece by piece on a train. Day-of tickets for the Holiday Homes Tour are available at Herndon Florist, ArtSpace Herndon and the Herndon Community Center for $20. The tour ends just in time for the annual Herndon Holiday Tree Lighting and Sing-Along. The sing-along starts at 5 p.m. in downtown Herndon and will include carols, music performed by Herndon High School band students, a tree lighting and a visit from Santa Claus. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking…
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Town of Herndon will have special hours for offices and services on Thanksgiving.
The Town of Herndon's government offices and services will be impacted by the Thanksgiving holiday. Town offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday. No refuse will be collected on Thursday. Refuse normally collected on Thursday will be collected Friday instead. The Herndon Community Center will be closed on Thursday. The Community Center will be open on Friday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The golf course will be open Friday from 8 a.m. until dark. Additionally this week, leaf collection in the Town of Herndon will be held north of the W&OD Bike Trail. The Herndon Town Council work session will be held at its normal time and place, at 7 p.m. at the Ingram …