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Updated Monday, July 6, 2020—Beginning today, the McLean Community Center will be adhering to Fairfax County Government’s COVID-19 Phase Three Reopening plan.

 

MCC is open to the public; however, the activities and programs being offered are limited. The Old Firehouse Center will remain closed. If you do visit the center, please wear a mask and honor social distancing recommendations. 

 

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If you have never knitted before, or if you are an old hand, everyone is welcome in our virtual Knitting Circle. You will get instructions to learn how to knit, help with a knitting project you are working on or you can just join us to meet other knitters and socialize. Bring your own supplies, or a project in progress. Supplies Needed for Class: yarn; knitting needles size 8 or 9; crochet hook (roughly the same size as knitting needles); scissors; yarn or tapestry needle. Facilitator: Julie Thatcher.

6 lessons (meets every other week) @ 2 hrs, $42/$30 MCC district residents.
9014.220          Th 9/10-11/19          7-9 p.m.

This virtual workshop is geared towards assisting older adults and seniors who want to stay connected while social distancing.

An initial, optional class help students get set-up on MCC’s new virtual class platform (Zoom.us). The next two classes will help students utilize computers and tablets to order essential items online, like groceries, and stay socially connected during COVID-19, with video chatting and social media apps. Courses will begin with a presentation that explains the fundamentals, followed by personalized instruction. The instructor will patiently answer questions and provide students with a helpful digital booklet to practice at home. A functioning internet-connected computer or mobile device to access Zoom is required to participate. Questions? Contact Quentin Levin at quentinl8@live.com. Preregistration is required to attend.

Part 1: Optional Zoom Video Set-Up
1 lesson @ 1 hr, Free Admission (Preregistration Required)
9101.220          Su, 9/12          1 p.m. (Instructor will email details)

Part 2: Using Technology to Order Essential Items Online
1 lesson @ 2hrs, Free Admission (Preregistration Required)
9102.220          Su, 9/20          12:30 p.m. (Instructor will email details)

Part 3: Stay Connected Digitally During COVID-19: Video Calls, Social Media, and Online Events
1 lesson @ 2 hrs, Free Admission (Preregistration Required)
9103.220          Su, 9/27          12:30 p.m. (Instructor will email details)