Reston Community Center

2014 Reston Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday Celebration

Saturday, January 18 Events

Community Service Projects
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Southgate Community Center
12125 Pinecrest Road, Reston, VA 20191-1658

Child with MLK painting

Join friends and neighbors in honoring Dr. King’s legacy by serving your community. As D r. King said, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve.” RCC is partnering with the Southgate Community Center, Reston Association, Cornerstones (formerly Reston Interfaith), and The Closet on community service projects. Indoor projects include making bag lunches for the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, sorting and organizing items from The Closet and several other projects at Southgate Community Center. There will also be several outdoor projects such as cleaning up the natural areas, pathways, and hardscape surrounding the area, weather permitting. Volunteer hours conclude around noon, at which point volunteers will gather to share a lunch that will be provided.Sorting donations is for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and younger are welcome to participate in the other projects, but they must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older. To volunteer, please contact Ha Brock, Reston Association Community Outreach Specialist, at 703-435-7986 or Please specify what project you are interested in volunteering for.
FULL. No further registration, including onsite, will be taken.

Reston Community Orchestra
8th Annual Memorial Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
4:00 p.m.
RCC Hunters Woods
- Donations are appreciated

Hosted by Reston Community Center, Maestro Dingwall Fleary will lead the Reston Community Orchestra in the eighth annual musical salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. An integral part of Reston’s weekend of celebration and remembrance, the concert will feature the works of African-American composers, as well as works inspired by the civil rights movement for which Dr. King gave his life. Joining the RCO is Best of Reston awardee, song stylist, and community leader, Beverly Cosham.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration