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County of Fairfax, Virginia

The McLean Community Center

1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean VA 22101



Media Contact:
Sabrina Anwah, Director of Communications

703-790-0123, TTY: 711



Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017


McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for February 2017


McLean, Va.The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in February. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District One A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. Unless otherwise indicated, all activities will be held at the Center, which is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue.

Better Than Bling

Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show

Saturday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Adult Admission: $5; Military (with ID) and Children age 12 or younger: Free.

Get ready to shop ’til you drop! Just in time for that perfect gift for Valentine’s Day! This boutique event features unique designs, independent-label fashion accessories and handcrafted jewelry. The items in this juried show range from casual to elegant, for every taste and budget. Enjoy lunch at our onsite café.

MCC 2017 Summer Camp Registration Opens

Monday, Feb. 6, for MCC district residents

Monday, Feb. 13, for all others

Plan now to register your child for MCC's enriching summer camp programs for children ages 3 through 14. Camp programs include Camp McLean, for children ages 3 to 10, summer art camps, sponsored by the McLean Project for the Arts, outdoor adventure camps with Fish & Explore, and The Old Firehouse’s Summer Camp Trips for 5th through 9th graders.

Macdonald Scholarship Application Deadline

Monday, Feb. 6

Each year, the McLean Community Center recognizes the hard work and talent of young performing artists through the James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition. Following a preliminary audition and a final round of competition, prizes (1st - $1,200, 2nd - $800, and 3rd - $400) are awarded in each of four categories: Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music and Theater. For information, visit www.aldentheatre.org or contact The Alden Youth Theatre Programs Director Danielle Van Hook at danielle.vanhook@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Old Firehouse Friday Night Trips
Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers

Friday, Feb. 10, 4:30-11:30 p.m.

$50/$40 MCC district residents

Join the staff of the Old Firehouse as they watch the Washington Wizards face off against Paul George and the Indiana Pacers. With exclusive pregame access, free giveaways, a food voucher and quality seats, this trip will be a slam dunk!

George Washington’s Day
MCC and the Old Firehouse will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, for the George Washington’s Day holiday.

Joint Meeting of the
MCC Governing Board & McLean Project for the Arts Board

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m.

All board meetings are open to the public. The joint meeting will be followed by the regular monthly meeting of the MCC Governing Board at 7:30 p.m.

The Old Firehouse
Unruly Theater Project

Friday, Feb. 24, 7-9 p.m.

Free for all ages

The area’s hottest professional teen improvisation company brings you a hilarious night of comedy, and more!


Onstage @ The Alden
Hot Club of San Francisco

“Meet Me in Paris”

Saturday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

$35/$20 MCC tax district residents

The acclaimed Hot Club of San Francisco and the popular French vocalist Isabelle Fontaine bring you “Meet Me in Paris,” a charming concert invoking an unforgettable Parisian experience. The guitar-and-strings sounds of 1920s and ’30s gypsy jazz combine with a French chanteuse to recreate Paris and La Belle Époque right in The Alden!

Concerts @ The Alden

Young Soloist Recital

Sunday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m.
Free admission

This free classical music series, now in its 41st season, features professional musicians who have won international recognition for their artistry. The series also includes Young Soloists Recitals that showcase the talents of local school-age musicians.


For more information, call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit the website, www.mcleancenter.org. For Old Firehouse activities, call 703-448-8336. For the Alden Theatre Box Office, call 703-790-9223.


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The McLean Community Center, an agency of Fairfax County Government, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all programs, services and activities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call the Center 14 working days in advance of the event.

To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.



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