Special Volunteer Events

Special Events

Spring Festival

Date: May 6, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (rain or shine)
Location: Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston, VA
To volunteer go to: http://bit.ly/SpringFestival2017
Volunteer Shifts: 12:30-3 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m.
Volunteers must be at least 13 years old – under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Volunteer to help for a couple of hours and then spend the rest of the day enjoying the festival with your family and friends.

Volunteer opportunities:
- Registration table (adult)
- Walker the Woodpecker & Myrtle the Turtle mascots
- Escort to lead Walker & Myrtle.
- Concessions
- Face painting
- Carnival activities
- Crafts for children
- Pond assistant
- Canoe and kayak rentals
- Fishing volunteers
- Breakdown 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Clean the Bay Day – Lake Cleanup

Date: June 3, 10 a.m.-Noon
Locations: Lake Audubon, Lake Thoreau, Lake Anne
To volunteer go to: http://bit.ly/2017LakeCleanup
All ages are invited. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join fellow boaters and lake enthusiasts to get on their boats or walk the shorelines of each lake to collect as much trash as possible. Supplies will be available at each lake. "When You Pitch In, Reston Lakes Win."


Senior Movie Day

The Reston Association, in cooperation with Reston Town Center Bow Tie Cinemas, presents, "Meet Me at the Movies" event for adults 55 years and older. Volunteers are needed to help implement this great community event. Volunteers are asked to arrive by 8:45 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month to Reston Town Center’s Bow-Tie Cinemas to assist with serving refreshments prior to the movie. If interested in helping out occasionally, please contact Ashleigh@reston.org or call 703-435-6577.

July 4th Celebration

Celebrate the fourth of July with a splash! Assist RA staff with music, pool games, and refreshments in a pre-firework free event for area residents. Teens and adults.


Teddy Bear Picnic

Volunteers will help set-up, decorate, run games and activities, serve refreshments and more at this special morning for children and their favorite teddy bear.

Family Dive-In Movies

Relax and enjoy a free poolside movie while assisting with popcorn and drinks at one of Reston outdoors pools in the summer. Adults.