Weekly planner: Valentine’s Day dining, ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ and more

Kalypso’s Sports Tavern (Photo by David Taube)

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

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Monday, Feb. 14

Tuesday, Feb. 15

  • Herndon Teen Book Club — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Library — Teens discuss the next book they’ve read, “The Lie Tree.”

Wednesday, Feb. 16

  • Black Inventors Scavenger Hunt — all day at Great Falls Library — Use a scavenger hunt sheet to look through the children’s area for inventions by Black inventors. Prizes will be given to those who complete the game. Repeats Thursday.

Thursday, Feb. 17

  • Toddlers & Twos — 10:30-11 a.m. at Herndon Fortnightly Library — Help kids gain early literacy skills and enjoy other activities.

Friday, Feb. 18

  • “Every Brilliant Thing” — 8 p.m. at NextStop Theatre — An interactive show takes audiences on a journey in which a boy looks to help his mother while she faces depression. Tickets start at $25. Show runs through March 13.

Saturday, Feb. 19

  • Board Games for Adults — Noon to 5:30 p.m. at Herndon library — Play modern designer board games with other adults.

Sunday, Feb. 20

  • The Miró Quartet — 3 p.m. at The Barns — A classical quartet returns to Wolf Trap to perform the works of Joseph Haydn, Kevin Puts and Maurice Ravel. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets start at $44.

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