Holiday bike drive

Sat., Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Three Vienna locations: Vienna Presbyterian Church parking lot – Mill Street entrance, Antioch Christian Church at 1860 Beulah Rd., and Marco Polo Restaurant at 245 Maple Ave. W. Sponsored by the Committee for Helping Others (CHO). Questions? Call 202-681-5279. Make Christmas a little better this year for a less fortunate child in the community. If you have a gently used bike in good riding condition that you no longer need, let CHO direct it to someone who will really appreciate it. You’ll feel good, you’ll get a donation receipt for tax purposes and, best of all, a child who may not have much to […]

Buy 1 Christmas tree – Feed 100 people

For more information, call 703-620-2594 or email Starting on Nov. 25, buy a fresh-cut Christmas tree from Vale United Methodist Church in Oakton (the little white church on the corner of Vale and Fox Mill roads), and your purchase will provide 100 lifesaving meals for hungry children and families around the world. For the seventh straight year, proceeds from Vale Church’s tree sale will be donated to the global relief organization Rise Against Hunger as well as being used for local anti-hunger efforts here in Fairfax County. The high-quality trees come in a range of sizes and varieties; wreaths and pine roping are also available. Enjoy free hot cider […]

LGBTQ senior hotline

The SAGE LGBTQ Elder Hotline is available for anyone ages 50 and over who wishes to discuss issues related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity. A program of SAGE and operated by the LGBT National Help Center, this free and completely confidential telephone hotline can help people with feelings of isolation, coming-out, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS questions, family and much more. We also maintain the largest LGBTQ resource database of its kind in the world, with over 16,000 local resources throughout the United States and beyond. Staffed entirely by highly trained LGBTQ volunteers, the SAGE LGBTQ Elder Hotline can be reached toll-free at 1-888-234-SAGE from 4 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday […]

River Road UU staff vacancy

River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Rockville, MD, announces a new position vacancy for a full-time Minister (or Director) of Justice and Community Building. Position will begin on or near Sep. 1, 2018, includes benefits and will be compensated at or near the mid-range of assistant minister guidelines for large churches in our region – from $65,000-$70,000/year. The Minister (or Director – you don’t have to have ministerial training) will hold a portfolio that includes relational justice work both inside and outside of the congregation itself, community building and liturgical design as a part of our worship team. Working closely with Senior Minister Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd and other senior staff […]

SCOV Caregivers Support Group

Thu., Dec. 7 and 21, 10-11:30 a.m., Prog. Bldg. For caregivers to adult family members with dementia. Meets the first and third Thursday of the month. Free. Hosted by Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. Click here for flier. Contact facilitator Jack Tarr, 703-821-6838.


Saturdays through Dec. 16, 9:30-11 a.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Ravi Kaur (Chris Mason), 571-213-3192, to register or for more information. Senior discounts, drop-in rates or packages available. Increase your flexibility, reduce your stress and improve your breathing and health.    

Western Fairfax PFLAG and FLY

Tue., Dec. 5, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. PFLAG is a support group for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, and FLY is a support/social group for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 12 (with parental permission) to 19. FLY also holds teen lounges on the third Friday of each month. Email PFLAG or visit FLY’s Facebook page for time and place.