County of Fairfax, Virginia
The McLean Community Center
Administrative Offices, 6631 Old Dominion Drive, McLean VA 22101
Media Contact: Sabrina Anwah, Director of Communications
703-790-0123, TTY: 711
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 24, 2017
McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for May 2017
McLean, Va.—The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in May. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District One A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The Center’s 1234 Ingleside Avenue facility is closed for renovation; the locations and addresses for these activities are included in the descriptions.
Jammin’ Juniors Concert
Wednesday, May 2, 12:30 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean, Va. 22101 Free admission
Peter McCory is the Washington, D.C. area’s “One-Man Band for Kids and Families!” Since 1996, he’s been playing music kids and parents love—lively, upbeat renditions of familiar songs, folk songs, novelty numbers and his own award-winning original music for kids.
Old Firehouse 5th and 6th Grader Party
The Glow Party Friday,
May 5, 7-9 p.m. $35/$25 MCC district residents. Advance registration is highly recommended. Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. 22101
The Old Firehouse hosts parties for 5th and 6th Graders. These always sold-out, themed and decorated 5th and 6th grader parties include music, dancing, games, free catered food, videos and various attractions. Tickets will not be mailed; staff will check names at the door. A parent/guardian (age 18 or older) must check a child in and out of the Old Firehouse.
Summer Class & Event Registration
Monday, May 8, for MCC district residents
Monday, May 15, for all others Registration Office, 6645 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, Va. 22101
This summer, the Center is offering a wide variety of classes and camps for infants through senior adults, providing a convenient and affordable continuing education resource for area residents. MCC tax district residents receive a discount on fees, as do seniors age 60 or older for classes that are more than $50.
Jammin’ Juniors Concert
Two of a Kind
Wednesday, May 10, 12:30 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean, Va. 22101 Free admission An award-winning husband-wife duo, Two of a Kind presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement and stories—all with an emphasis on interaction and participation.
Old Firehouse Friday Night Trips
Dave & Buster’s
Friday, May 12, 3:30-10 p.m. $45/$35 MCC district residents Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. 22101
Join the Old Firehouse staff at Dave & Buster’s to play games, win prizes and have fun! Dinner and a $20 game card with unlimited arcade game play are included in the fee. Bring additional money for extra game credits as desired.
Governing Board Elections
End of Absentee Voting
Wednesday, May 17, 5 p.m.
Absentee voting affidavits and ballots for the 2017 MCC Governing Board Elections must be returned to one of three MCC locations by 5 p.m. to be counted. The three sites are: Administrative Offices, 6631 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, Va. 22101; Class Program/Registration Office, 6645 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, Va. 22101; and The Old Firehouse, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. 22101. Questions? Call the Center at 703-744-9363/TTY: 711.
It’s the Place to Be!
McLean Day 2017
Saturday, May 20
Festival: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Governing Board Elections: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. 22101 Join the fun! Bring the family and enjoy McLean’s biggest annual event. This event draws approximately 13,000 patrons throughout the day. Vote for your favorite MCC Board candidate, Enjoy the free live entertainment, exhibitors, sponsors, food trucks, large and small carnival rides, amusements, games and more.
Jammin’ Juniors Concert
Wednesday, May 24, 12:30 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean, Va. 22101 Free admission Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers. In 2002, he created Farmer Jason to educate and entertain children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own farming background and love of the great outdoors.
MCC Governing Board Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 p.m.
MCC Administrative Offices, 6631 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, Va. 22101 All meetings of the Governing Board are open to the public. Tax district residents (Dranesville District-1A) who wish to speak during the “Citizen Comment” portion of the meeting are asked to call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 to be placed on the agenda.
Memorial Day Monday, May 29
MCC and the Old Firehouse will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. 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 571-296-8385.
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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.