Weekly Planner: Winter Block Party, Fortune Feimster Comedian, and more
The Weekly Planner is a roundup of interesting events to come over the next week in the Tysons area.
We searched the web for notable events in Tysons, Vienna, Merrifield, McLean and Falls Church. Do you know which ones we missed? Tell us!
Monday January 3
- 2022 Legislative Session Preview (Online) – 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Delegates Mark Keam and Ken Plum, who represent the 35th and 36th Districts respectively, discuss critical issues facing the Virginia General Assembly, which will meet for its new session on January 12. Register in advance to get the Zoom link.
Tuesday January 4
- Weird, Wonderful Story For Kids (Online) – 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. – Learn weird and bizarre facts about the origins of comics from the staff at the Dolley Madison Library. This educational series for children ages 6 to 12 is based on art, games, stories and skill building exercises. Registration is compulsory.
Wednesday January 5
- Bilingual Hindi / English Story Time (Online) – 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – An event for ages 3 to 5 will feature songs, rhymes and stories in both Hindi and English. Registration required.
Thursday January 6
- Wesley Stace – 7:30 p.m. at Jammin Java (227 Maple Avenue East) – Previously known as John Wesley Harding, this folk-pop singer-songwriter featured on the soundtrack to the film “High Fidelity” now performs by his first name. Doors open at 6.30 p.m. The show also includes The Late Style Band.
Friday January 7
- “Make Me Happy” – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Falls Church Arts Gallery (700-B W. Broad St.) – Discover the works of three dozen artists, centered on works that make you smile. To free. Continues through January 30.
Saturday January 8
- MCC Winter Neighborhood Party – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave) – Enjoy some outdoor and indoor activities including ice skating and arts and crafts. There will be hot dogs, smores and hot chocolate.
Sunday January 9
- Fortune Feimster – 7 p.m. at Capital One Hall (7750 Capital One Tower Road) – Comedian Emily Fortune Feimster, who has appeared on shows from “The Mindy Project” to Comedy Central’s “This Is Not Happening”, comes to audiences live, following her Netflix 2020 special. Tickets start at 29.50 $.