Event: Picnic & Fishing Competition
When: Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Rain Date: October 1st
Location: Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA
Time: 12 - 3 pm
Join us for a Finnish style picnic afternoon with food, games and fishing!
The event will take place in Picnic Area 2 of the Park. The address of the Park is 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston. The entrance is from Baron Cameron Avenue. There is no entrance fee to the Park. Picnic Area 2 can be found by driving past the amusement park on the right and continuing another 100 yards or so.
We will reserve sausages and mustard for everybody, and the grill will stay hot.
There will be fishing (under 16-year-olds do not need a fishing license) on the beach of the lake.
If you have fishing gear, bring it along, but we will also have some rods and lures available for children.
We will also play the Finnish Mölkky game, and you will have a chance to meet other Finns, Finnish Americans, and friends of Finland.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of the day on Friday, September 22nd.
• Please bring your own lunch basket and drinks.
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