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Monday, Feb. 18: The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Teen Center will be closed today in observance of the George Washington's Day holiday. 

Speakers & Education

TedxTysons Open Mic

Wednesday, March 20, 7 p.m. btn buy tickets

$16/$12 MCC tax district residents

For the first time ever, TEDxTysons in partnership with The Alden is organizing an Open Mic Night on March 20. In an "American Idol" meets StorySLAM-style evening, aspiring TEDx Talkers will present their 2-3 minute pitch to a full house... and at the end of the evening one speaker will be selected to develop and present a full TEDxTysons talk. Whether you are a TED fan or someone who loves a rare behind the curtain glimpse at how speakers are selected, this event is for you! This is an all-ages event.

 

TEDxTysons call for speakers

Application deadline: Friday, Feb. 15

Do you have an idea worth spreading? Prove it! TEDxTysons in partnership with The Alden is accepting speaker applications for its first-ever TEDxTysons Open Mic Night on March 20. In an "American Idol"-style evening, aspiring TEDxTalkers will present their 2-3 minute pitch... and at the end of the evening one speaker will be selected to develop and present a full TEDxTysons talk. All ages, backgrounds, and experience levels are encouraged to participate.

Click here to apply.

Location The Alden, 1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101
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