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Amazing Joshua Virtual Alden 2021
McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for March 2021

McLean, Va.— The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in March. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual (online) or in-person, socially distanced formats. Please check the Center's website, www.mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave.

The Old Firehouse
Learning Connection
Session 7: Tuesday, March 2–Friday, March 26
$400 per session; registration is open and ongoing

The Old Firehouse Learning Connection is a supervised e-learning program supervised by staff, for students in the 5th–10th grades. The program will provide a supervised environment for students to complete their school-led virtual instruction. Staff will provide limited socially distant recreation opportunities for students during their breaks. Program waivers, participant contracts and additional information will be sent to all registered participants prior to the start of the program. To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

Sponsored by The Alden
“The Joshua Show”
Saturday, March, 13, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents (this fee is per device)

Joshua Holden is a modern-day Mr. Rogers with hipster appeal! When Mr. Nichols makes an unnerving self-discovery that causes him to spiral down a path of loneliness and hopeless despair, it's up to Joshua and his cast of characters, including Larry the Lint and the Wonderbook, to show his best friend the joy in being yourself. With live music, physical comedy and multiple styles of puppetry, this whimsical show is sure to bring out everyone's joyful side. Purchase tickets at www.aldentheatre.org.

Sponsored by The Alden
The Unruly Theatre Project’s Virtual Improv Show
Wednesday, March 17, 7 p.m.
Free; registration is required.
Join us for (the) Unruly Theatre Project’s virtual improv shows from the comfort of your couch! Register online and a Zoom link and password for the show will be emailed to you. Participants must register two hours in advance of showtime. Register at www.aldentheatre.org.

The Old Firehouse 5th and 6th Grader Party
Virtual: The Glow Party
Friday, March 19, 7-9 p.m.
$5 per family (per Zoom invite); Preregistration is recommended.

Gather your family and dance the night away with the Old Firehouse with our virtual dance party. Request some of your favorite songs, dance along with us and the music and stay for some games and surprises along the way. To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

Sponsored by The Alden
The Unruly Theatre Project’s Virtual Improv Show
Wednesday, March 24, 7 p.m.
Free; registration is required.
Join us for (the) Unruly Theatre Project’s virtual improv shows from the comfort of your couch! Register online and a Zoom link and password for the show will be emailed to you. Participants must register two hours in advance of showtime. Register online at www.aldentheatre.org.

MCC Governing Board
Public Hearing on FY2023 Programs (via Zoom)
Wednesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.
ZOOM Meeting ID: 817 619 39845
Password: 559547

All Governing Board meetings are open to the public. The regular monthly meeting will follow the public hearing. Tax district residents (Small District 1A-Dranesville) who wish to speak during the “Citizen Comment” portion of the meeting call Executive Assistant Holly Novak at 703-744-9348 or holly.novak@fairfaxcounty.gov to be placed on the agenda.

Old Firehouse Family Event
Virtual Family Fun Trivia Night
Friday, March 26, 7–9 p.m.
$5 per family (per Zoom invite). Registration is required.

Gather the whole family around the computer or tablet and get ready for some socially distant trivia. Prizes for winning teams! To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org  or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

The Old Firehouse School Break Trip
Indoor Trampoline & Movie
Monday, March 29, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
$50/$40 MCC district residents

This indoor facility is one of the most unique trampoline parks plus ninja warrior course in the area. With the opportunity for casual jumping, testing your bouncing dodgeball skills, or testing your ninja abilities, this trip has something for everyone. We will get some lunch before watching one of the newest blockbuster movies. To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

The Old Firehouse School Break Trip
Richmond Safari & Zoo
Tuesday, March 30, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
$100/$90 MCC district residents
Animals, animals and more animals at a skyscrapers view! At the Richmond Zoofari and Zoo, experience the zoo in a completely new way, not just walking through the zoo but ziplining above the zoo seeing the animals! Admission and lunch are included in the fee. To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

The Old Firehouse School Break Trip
Dave & Buster's
Wednesday, March 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
$70/$60 MCC district residents

Eat, drink, and play games! Dave and Buster’s offers one of the best dining and entertainment experiences around. Buffet lunch and a $25 game card with unlimited arcade gameplay are included. To register, visit: www.oldfirehouse.org or call 703-448-8336, TTY: 711.

 

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The McLean Community Center, an agency of Fairfax County Government, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all programs, services and activities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call the Center 14 working days in advance of the event. To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.