McLean Community Center Announces Their Upcoming Events
Have you been caught under the mistletoe yet? This time of year is full of fun traditions, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, all or none of the above. Whatever it is you do this time of year, consider making MCC a part of it. We offer everything from music to drama to day trips to art shows, on top of our ongoing list of children's and adult's classes. Don't miss out!
The Time Has Come...
Registration is now open for McLean district residents! All others may begin registering on Monday, Dec. 13. Here's how:
Online: Visit the MCC website
By Fax: 703-556-0547
In Person/Drop-Off: Anytime during Center hours
By Mail: MCC Registrar, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, VA 22101
Not sure what to register for? View a list of classes and trips on the MCC website or look through the program guide. For more information, contact the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.
December Board Meeting
Governing Board Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 15
The MCC Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to speak during the Citizen Comment portion of the meeting, please call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.
Have Fun with the Holidays
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon
an Alden Theatre production
Friday and Saturday, Dec. 17-18
Join the Alden Theatre for a good laugh this holiday season. In this Alden production, the stories of The Brothers Grimm meet the comedy style of Monty Python for an evening of ridiculous, madcap fun. Rated PG-13, for immature audiences only.
Admission: $8/$5 district residents
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Alden Theatre Box Office. For more information, call the Box Office at 703-790-9223. For a complete schedule of performances in the Professional Artist series, visit the Alden webpage.
A Classic Tale of a Tailor
Theatre IV presents The Tailor of Gloucester
Sunday, Dec. 19
This holiday classic by Beatrix Potter is the story of a poor tailor who works his fingers to the bone to finish a coat for the mayor's Christmas wedding, only to run out of thread. In a miraculous turn of events, all the animals come together to help the tailor. But can they give him a happy ending? Come find out! For ages 4+.
Tickets: $12/$8 McLean district residents
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Alden Theatre Box Office. For more information, call the Box Office at 703-790-9223. For a complete schedule of performances in the McLean Kids series, visit the Alden webpage.
Who's Up for Some Winter Fun?
Half-Day Winter Break Camp
Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 27-29
Now for ages 4-9!
Parents and students rejoice! This winter break can be the best ever... Just sign up for one, two or three days of camp and this vacation will be a time full of arts and crafts, games, music, special events and more.
For costs, registration numbers, requirements and descriptions, visit the MCC Break Camps webpage.
Winter Break Trips
It's not too late to enroll your 5th-8th graders in one or all of the trips being offered over winter break. However, you shouldn't wait much longer to ensure your spot! Here's what we've got on the calendar:
Monday, Dec. 27
10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 28
10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ice Skating at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Wednesday, Dec. 29
10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
For costs, registration numbers, requirements and descriptions, visit the Old Firehouse webpage or contact the Teen Center at 703-448-8336 (TEEN).
Holiday Closing Notice
Please note that the McLean Community Center will be closed Thursday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. The Center will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 27.
The Center also will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, and Saturday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's. The Center will reopend at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2.
For more information, call the Center at
703-790-0123, TTY: 711.