Sugar Free Halloween: Day 5

Posted on 30 August 2017 7:26 am by admin

Friday Fingers in Green Slime 5 carrots 5 slivered almonds 2 avocados 2 tomatoes, diced 2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon minced onion Pinch of nut butter DIRECTIONS: Make guacamole by mixing avocados, tomatoes, lemon juice, and onion together. Take 4 long carrots and 1 shorter one and with a sharp knife, carve a space […]

Ayrlawn Costume Parade: A Star Studded Event

Posted on 30 August 2017 7:20 am by admin

Looking for some last minute costume inspiration? The students at YMCA Ayrlawn showcased these stunning Halloween fashions in their Annual Costume Parade! It was a star studded event with appearances by Queen Elsa, Captain America, Spiderman, Hulk, Batman and many more dignitaries. Check out some of the best costumes below!  We wish you a safe […]

Trunk or Treat at Y Reston a Howling Success

Posted on 30 August 2017 7:07 am by admin

By Gamela Arpa-Mullins The YMCA Reston’s first Trunk or Treat event held last October 30th was a fine illustration of the strong, healthy community it has built through its 14 years. Over 120 costumed children with their families participated in the festivities orchestrated ingeniously by the Y staff led by Youth Development team leaders Kristy […]

Reflections of a New Employee

Posted on 30 August 2017 7:04 am by admin

I knew that there would be awards, a guest list full of YMCA Who’s Who, and I certainly knew there would be food… but the energy that was quite unexpected was palpable camaraderie. On October 23rd, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington hosted its 161st Annual Meeting, an evening set aside to reflect on the year […]