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McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for November 2020

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in November. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual online or in-person, socially distanced formats. Please check the Center's website, www.mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave.

Closing Notice
Veterans Day
Wednesday, Nov. 11

MCC and the Old Firehouse Center will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. The centers will reopen on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively.

The Old Firehouse
Snack and Paint
Saturday, Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m.

$35/$30 MCC district residents; preregistration is required.
Snack and Paint is an instructor-led painting class. This event is great if your teen has been painting for years or has never painted before. Painting is a great way to express your creativity! Snack and Paint gives your teen an opportunity to socialize safely. Participants will be painting a fall-themed picture.

The Old Firehouse Monday Game Challenge
Call of Duty: Warzone Challenge
Monday, Nov. 16, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Calling all McLean warriors. Your help is needed on the battlefield! The OFC is hosting a Call of Duty: Warzone challenge where contestants will need to strategize their way to first place and a Call of Duty themed prize.


Sponsored by The Alden
The Unruly Theatre Project’s Virtual Improv Show
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Free admission; register online
Join us for (the) Unruly Theatre Project’s virtual fall improv shows from the comfort of your couch! You can register for one show or as many as you like, but you need to register at least two hours in advance of a show to see it. A Zoom link and password for the show will only be emailed to participants.

The Old Firehouse
Virtual Family Fun Trivia Night
Friday, Nov. 20, 7-9 p.m.

$5 per family; preregistration is required
Gather the whole family around the computer or tablet and get ready for some socially distant trivia. Prizes for winning teams!

The Old Firehouse
Snack and Paint
Saturday, Nov. 21, 1-3 p.m.|
$35/$30.00 MCC district residents; preregistration is required.
Snack and Paint is an instructor-led painting class. This event is great if your teen has been painting for years or has never painted before. Painting is a great way to express your creativity! Snack and Paint gives your teen an opportunity to socialize safely. Participants will be painting a fall-themed picture.

The Old Firehouse
Monday Game Challenge:FIFA 21 Challenge
Monday, Nov.  21, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
GOAL!!! That is the sound of victory. The OFC is hosting a FIFA 21 challenge and the champion will win a prize related to their favorite team or superstar. Choose your favorite club and kick your way to victory.

The Old Firehouse
Light Up McLean Holiday Decorating Contest
Register Monday, Nov. 16–Wednesday, Dec. 9
Registration is free; limited to the first 15 registered households. Must be 18 or older to register.
The Old Firehouse is holding a new competition for tax district residents. The Light Up McLean Holiday Decorating Competition is your opportunity to show off your home in all its holiday splendor! Your neighbors will vote for the top two winners in the following categories: Best Overall, Most Creative/Original and Best Holiday Theme. Questions? Contact Andrew Carter at andrew.carter@fairfaxcounty.gov or call the Old Firehouse at 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

Closing Notice
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Nov. 27
MCC and the Old Firehouse Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, for Thanksgiving Day. The centers will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively.

The Old Firehouse
Monday Game Challenge: UFC 4 Challenge
Monday, Nov. 30, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
In the octagon, there can only be one winner. The OFC is hosting a UFC 4 challenge and McLean’s best fighter will win a UFC-themed prize! Show us your MMA skills and may the best fighter win.

To register or for more information, call MCC at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 or visit: www.mcleancenter.org. To purchase tickets for The Alden performances or events, visit: www.aldentheatre.org or call the Box Office at 571-296-8385. To register for Old Firehouse events, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.