The Weekly Planner is a roundup of interesting events coming up over the next week in the Tysons area.
We’ve searched the web for events of note in Tysons, Vienna, Merrifield, McLean, and Falls Church. Know of any we’ve missed? Tell us!
Tuesday (April 6)
- Police Chief Public Input Session (Online) — 7 p.m. — Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay and Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk will host a virtual forum for community members to share their thoughts on what the county should look for in its search for a new permanent police chief. The meeting will stream live on TV and Facebook, and residents can participate by calling 703-324-1114 or submitting video testimony to [email protected].
Thursday (April 8)
- Peak Blossom Doughnut Giveaway at Curiosity Doughnuts — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Whole Foods Market (1635 Boro Place) — In honor of the peak bloom of the cherry blossoms, Curiosity Doughnuts is giving away the “Blossom Doughnut” to the first 50 customers who mention the donut on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of this week. This promotion is solely for the Curiosity Doughnuts located in the Whole Foods at The Boro.
- Sirens of the Spring Tour — 7 p.m. at Jammin Java (227 Maple Ave E) — The singer-songwriter duo Mama’s Black Sheep and rock/folk musician Christine Havrilla perform an outdoor concert at Jammin’ Java as part of its 20th anniversary “A Song and a Slice” series. While the show is free, guests are encouraged to register in advance for a ticket and make a donation to support the venue.
Friday (April 9)
- Virtual Bingo Night (Online) — 7-9 p.m. — The McLean Community Center is hosting a family bingo night! Join for virtual fun and prizes with your family. Preregistration is recommended. Register online or by calling 703-448-8336.
- The Women’s Center Virtual Leadership Conference (Online) — 1-5 p.m. — The Women’s Center will be hosting a leadership conference this Friday. This year’s theme is Learn, Pivot, Grow and will be mainly focused on the lessons learned in 2020. Tickets are $65 per attendee. Information on speakers, donations, the auction and much more can be found on the conference’s website.
- Wolf Trap Presents Anne-Marie McDermott (Online) — 7:30 p.m. — The latest installment in the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s “Front Row” online concert series features pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. The performance is free, and the performance can be watched live or streamed until Apr 16.
Saturday (April 10)
- Japanese Garden Design Class (Online) — 11 a.m.-12 p.m. — Horticulturalist Bevan Shimizu will teach a class on designing Japanese gardens, an art form thousands of years in the making. Whether you’re creating your own garden or just curious about the art, Shimizu welcomes you to join. The class costs $18 per person. Register online or call 703-642-5173.
Sunday (April 11)
- Mystery Book Club (Online) — 5-6 p.m. — Bards Alley and local author Harper Kincaid will host their mystery book club’s inaugural meeting on Sunday. This week’s book is Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano. This meeting will include a special guest appearance by Cosimano. Email [email protected] for more information and receive the meeting link.
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