Training Rescue Dogs Holds Inaugural 5K Fundraiser

November 21, 2014 9:30 AM0 comments

The Alexandria-based non-profit Training Rescue Dogs is partnering with Falls Church’s Road Runner Sports to host their inaugural 5K to raise funds to rescue, train, rehabilitate and re-home otherwise unadoptable dogs through this event. Event check-in for the fundraiser will be held at Road Runner Sports, located at 1120 W. […]

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Falls Church Rotary Club Hosts its Annual Citrus Sale

November 20, 2014 12:00 PM0 comments

Instead of their weekly Thursday night meeting, the Rotary Club of Falls Church is hosting their annual Citrus Sale this Satuday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Harvest Moon Restaurant, located at 7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. The Rotary Club will be selling oranges, grapefruit and tangelos […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance Hosts ‘Artful Weekend’ Show

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The Arlington Artists Alliance is hosting its 11th annual Artful Weekend this weekend at the 1902 Hendry House at Fort C.F. Smith Park, located at 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. The weekend art show, featuring the work of 40 Arlington-based artists, starts with an artists’ reception tomorrow, Nov. 21, from […]

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Clare and Don’s Featured on The Cooking Channel

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Clare and Don’s Beach Shack will be one of the restaurants featured on The Cooking Channel’s new show “Off Beat Eats with Jim Stacy,” this week. The episode initially aired this morning at 2:30 a.m. and will air three more times – tonight at 10:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 1:30 […]

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Falls Church Arts Calls for Submissions to 2 New Shows

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Falls Church Arts extended the deadline for submissions to its upcoming Functional Art show to next Monday, Nov. 24, they announced yesterday. The show opens in December and is open to all artists in all genres. Falls Church Arts also announced a call for submissions to the Abstract Art show, […]

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FCEF Announces Inaugural ‘Super Grants’

November 19, 2014 9:20 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation announced their first ever batch of Super Grant winners late last week, surprising three groups of teachers at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and George Mason High School with grants of over $10,000. Last week, the local educational foundation announced that they were awarding nearly […]

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Andes Manta Performs at The Alden This Weekend

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Andes Manta, a musical group that plays Andean music, is performing at the The Alden theatre in McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. The musicians of Andes Manta, brothers Fernando, Luis, Bolivar and Jorge, aim to bring cultural understanding between […]

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CROP Walk 5K Raises Over $11,000 for Hunger Relief

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The Falls Church Community Services Council, a local community ministry comprised of area congregations whose mission is to assist local families facing emergencies needs, raised over $11,000 through their second annual CROP Walk 5K. About 180 people participated in the 5K walk, which was held on Sunday, Oct. 26 and […]

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The Raptor Conservancy of Va. Holds T-Shirt Fundraiser

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The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, an all-volunteer non-profit based in Falls Church that specializes in the rehabilitation of wild injured, ill or orphaned raptors – hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and ospreys – is hosting its inaugural t-shirt fundraiser. The t-shirts, which are on sale for $25 at, feature the […]

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Jessie Thackrey Preschool Building Completed, Slated for December Opening

November 14, 2014 10:02 AM0 comments

Construction of the Jessie Thackrey Preschool building (shown above) was completed in late October. Falls Church City Public Schools is only awaiting completion of the City of Falls Church’s stormwater management project on the site, which is set to be finished by Nov. 24, to move into the building. School […]

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