UUCF Community Chorale

Rehearses most Thursdays, 7 p.m., Sanctuary. Check the calendar. Questions? Contact Laura Weiss. Open to high schoolers and adults. Drop-ins welcome. Performs two Sundays a month. This ensemble represents the deep spirit of community building at UUCF; no experience needed. Practice music and recordings are provided when possible.

Concert benefiting victims of gun violence

Sat., May 4, 7-8:30 p.m., UU Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. Tickets: $10/person. Buy tickets here. Proceeds benefit victims of gun violence. The UUCF Community Chorale will perform Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem” with the All Souls UU and Arlington UU choirs. Temple Rodef Shalom’s children’s choir will open the concert. The event, with full orchestra, welcomes soloists Jim Shaffran and Sara Woodward.

Advance tickets for “Voices” benefit concert

Sat., Apr. 27, 7 p.m., Sanctuary. Advance tickets will be available for sale in the Commons after Sunday services on Apr. 21. Tickets: $10/person, $25/families of three or more. Buy tickets here. Reception follows the concert. Sponsored by UUCF’s Racial Justice Steering Committee and UUCF Music & Arts. This collaborative concert features: UUCF Community Chorale, Mosaic Harmony, Temple Rodef Shalom choir and Congregation Olam Tikvah choir. Join us for a reception after the concert. Proceeds benefit The Promise and the Practice Campaign for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. Can’t attend? Please make a donation here.

Veterans Day art installation

Healing Wall Exhibit in partnership with UUCF’s Young Arts program. Runs through Jan. 1, 2019, Music & Arts Room. UUCF ARTspeaks proudly presents artwork by 24 soldiers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and are on the mend at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. UUCF’s Shari MacFarlane and artists from the Vienna Arts Society worked with the soldiers, helping them translate their feelings into a visual expression on 12-inch puzzle pieces. The artists provided paints and brushes and showed the soldiers different techniques. This powerful art installation helps explore UUCF’s November worship theme, Memory. Youngsters in UUCF’s Young Arts Program completed similar puzzle pieces as they explored themes around justice and […]