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Doodlehopper Offers Free Crafts on Wednesdays Through March

February 18, 2015 6:58 PM0 comments

Doodlehopper 4 Kids is offering free crafts for kids from 4 to 4:30 p.m. on “Wacky Wednesdays” through March. Crafts include rhinestone bracelets, Tape A Doddle, Leprechaun bookmarks, paper bag puppets, and BFF jewelry. Doodlehopper is located at 234 W. Broad Street. For more information, visit

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Middle Years Program & Flipped Classrooms

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The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Editorial: Teacher, Don’t Leave Our Kids Alone

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Although we’ve never presumed that the weekly poll question in the News-Press resembles anything like a scientific measurement of anything, with the only constraint being that only one vote can be recorded per computer, we hope the questions are thought-provoking and worthy of stimulating conversation. This week’s question goes to […]

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F.C. Real Estate Assessments Mailed Next Week

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This year’s assessments of the land and building values of all real estate parcels in the City of Falls Church is due to be mailed out from the Assessor’s Office at City Hall next Tuesday, to be received in the mail by individual land owners beginning Wednesday of next week. […]

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F.C. Resident Medals at National Racquetball Tournament

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Thao Le of Falls Church and one of her partners Melody Gorno won gold medals last Saturday in the Women’s 45 and up division in the USA Racquetball National Doubles Championship Tournament in Tempe, Az. Le and Gorno scored a total of 50 points throughout their matches in the tournament. Le […]

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Doodlehopper 4 Kids Hosts ‘Mad Science’ Session This Sunday

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Doodhopper 4 Kids is hosting a Mad Science session this Sunday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at its Falls Church location at 228 West Broad Street. Though the class is built for children, all are welcome to learn about and experience science live with a real scientist. For more information, visit […]

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F.C. Community Center Hosts Composting Workshop

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Staff from the Northern Virginia Soils and Water Conservation District and the City of Falls Church are teaching a workshop on how to build a compost tumbler this Saturday, Feb. 21, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street. Workshop participants will […]

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A Snowy Tuesday in The Little City

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In a relatively mild winter so far, the City of Falls Church got hit with the biggest storm of the season Monday night and early Tuesday, dropping close to four inches of snow on The Little City.

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FCA Opens Green Show, Offers New Classes

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The Falls Church Arts Green Show had its opening reception last Thursday, Feb. 12, at ArtSpace Falls Church and was filled throughout the evening with over 25 artists artworks represented and more than 150 guests in attendance. The Green show had several interpretations of the word green woven through the variety of styles and […]

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Lorton’s Workhouse Unveils Military and the Arts Initiative

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The Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton is starting a new initiative aimed at providing military veterans and service members more opportunities to be creative. A public event launching the program, which Workhouse is starting in collaboration with Fort Belvoir, the Unites States Organization of Metropolitan-Washington-Baltimore and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, […]

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