Weekly planner: MLK events, board games and more

Martin Luther King. Jr memorial in D.C. (Photo by Bill Shugarts/National Park Service)

The weekly planner is a roundup of interesting events over the next week in the Herndon and Reston area.

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Tuesday, Jan. 11

  • Read to the Dog — 7-8 p.m. at Reston Regional Library — Build literacy confidence next to a comforting therapy dog.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

  • Babytime — 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Library — Bring your infant to a time of songs, stories, rhymes and more.

Thursday, Jan. 13

  • Trivia Night — 6:30 p.m. at Lake Anne Brew House — A weekly trivia night series returns.

Friday, Jan. 14

  • Winter Night Hike — 7-8 p.m. at Walker Nature Center — Families, couples and individuals can join naturalists for an exploratory hike. Cost starts at $7. Register by tomorrow (Tuesday).

Saturday, Jan. 15

  • Board Games for Adults — 12-5 p.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Library — Play modern board games with other adults.
  • 2022 MLK Celebration — 4 p.m. at Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods — An annual musical salute honors Martin Luther King Jr. in advance of the holiday honoring the civil rights leader on Jan. 17. Free.

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Baratunde Thurston — 2 p.m. at the CenterStage — Writer, comedian and activist Baratunde Thurston of “The Onion” and “How To Be Black” takes the stage to discuss racial issues, part of an extended Martin Luther King Day Jr. celebration. Tickets start at $15.

Photo via the Library of Congress

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