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Reston Chorale Honors Armed Forces at Concert Saturday

by Karen Goff May 27, 2016 at 11:30 am 0

house flagThe Reston Chorale will be marking Memorial Day with a special Star-Spangled Sing-Along Saturday at 2 p.m. at Reston Town Center.

This free family event salutes the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The event will be held rain or shine.

The event will include patriotic music, activities for children and a care package drive for troops deployed overseas. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring items to donate for the care packages.

Suggested care package items:

  • Single-serve, sealed powdered drink mixes and snack packs, such as flip-top canned fruit, jerky, tuna pouches, sunflower seeds, cookies, crackers, gum, individually wrapped hard candy, etc.
  • Non-aerosol, unscented toiletries, including travel-size lip balm, lotion, antibacterial wipes, baby wipes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Comfort items (hand-held fans and misters with batteries, insect-repellent wipes with DEET, bandannas, etc.)
  • Fun stuff (hand-held games and batteries, puzzle books, playing cards, foam balls, water pistols, flying rings/disks, etc.)

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