Community News

Cub Scout Pack 1139 Hosts Ice Cream Social

Interested in learning more about Cub Scouts?  Join Pack 1139, which is based at Marshall Road Elementary School, for an Ice Cream Social.  The social will be held at Southside Park, 1315 Ross Drive SW, Vienna, on Saturday, September 15 from 2-4 pm.  Pack 1139 is open to boys and girls in Grades K-5.  More information can be found at the pack website.

Scout Troop 1978 Hosts Informational Meeting

Scout Troop 1978, which is based and meets at a local church, is hosting an informational meeting for 5th and 6th graders who may be interested in learning more about or joining scouts.  Troop 1978 is open to boys and girls ages 11-17, is non-denominational, and welcoming to all scouts and their moms and dads.  The informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30 pm in the Activities Center at St. Mark Catholic Church, 9970 Vale Road, Vienna.

Vienna Teen Center Hosts Parent Programs

The Town of Vienna’s teen center, Club Phoenix, is located at the Vienna Community Center and open to registered students in Grades 6-12 as a no-cost after-school hangout.  Club Phoenix is hosting two parent discussion events this October to which interested adults in the community are warmly invited.

On Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 pm, parents can learn whether “It’s Not That Bad, Right?”, about a new form of smoking known as vaping and juuling.  FCPS and Thoreau Middle School staff will lead this presentation and discussion.  On Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 pm, parents can learn how to “Be Their First Ally,” about navigating emotions when becoming aware your child or other loved one is LGBTQ.  Fairfax PFLAG representatives will facilitate this discussion.  Both events are free but advance registration is required, per the instructions on each event flyer linked above.

Cotillion

The purpose of the National League of Junior Cotillions program is to give young people instruction in etiquette, manners, and character education; to give them training in standard ballroom dance; and to provide opportunities to practice and enjoy these skills. The program helps students to develop the confidence and poise that comes from knowing the proper etiquette for any social situation. The Oakton-Tysons chapter holds its monthly classes for 6th graders on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9 pm at the American Legion Hall, 330 N. Center Street, Vienna.  Full information and online registration can be found HERE.