Mason U. Offers Mini-Course on Abrahamic Religions

March 26, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University announced earlier this month a not-for-credit seminar for the local community in the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, which will take place every Saturday in April. Two professors in the university’s department of religious studies, Maria Dakake […]

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Mary Riley Styles Opens House for TJ 5th Grade Art Show

March 25, 2015 6:32 PM0 comments

A Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth grader paints their Pacific Northwest Clay Totem Pole. The Jefferson Grade 5 Art Exhibit is currently on display at Mary Riley Styles Public Library for the next few weeks. Mary Riley Styles Public Library hosted an open house for the exhibit on Tuesday night, […]

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MPA Accepting Entries for Strictly Painting 10

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The McLean Project for the Arts is currently accepting entries for its biennial painting exhibit Strictly Painting 10 through midnight on Friday, April 17. The show, which is being juried by Vesela Sretenoviç, senior curator of modern and contemporary art at The Phillips Collection, runs from June 18 – August 1. […]

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City’s Leaf Mulch Loading Day Set for April 4 and May 9

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The City of Falls Church’s Leaf Mulch Loading Day will take place Saturday, April 4, from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the City’s Recycling Center at 217 Gordon Road. A second leaf mulch loading day will take place on May 9 at the same time and location. The City’s […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse Hosts Old-Fashioned Cooking Class

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue is hosting an old-fashioned cooking class on March 31, while Falls Church City children are on spring break, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. In the class, recommended for children ages 8 – 12, participants will learn how to grind corn, make corn […]

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FCA Extends Deadline for All-Members Show

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Falls Church Arts has extended the deadline for its 12th Annual All-Members Show to midnight next Monday, March 30. The All-Member Show opens on Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. and will feature at least one work of art from each member who enters. On Thursday, April 23, Falls Church-based […]

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James Lee CC Releases 2015 Program Guide

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The James Lee Community Center, located at 2855 Annandale Road #101, Falls Church, released its 2015 spring program guide earlier this month. SATonSat, a program held every Saturday and sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Cultural Arts Foundation, aims to help students in grades 6 – 12 build strong math, reading, […]

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4 F.C. Students to Compete in National Geographic State Bee

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Four students from Falls Church City and the Falls Church-area of Fairfax County are gearing up to compete in the National Geographic Geography State Bee this Friday, March 27, at The Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives in Washington, D.C. Haycock Elementary School sixth-grader Sathya Gnanakumar, Luther Jackson Middle School eighth-grader Jacob […]

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F.C. Author Harper Reads from Debut Short Story Collection

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Falls Church-based author Jonathan Harper will read from his debut short story collection Daydreamers at One More Page Books at 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington, this Saturday, March 28, at 5 p.m. The reading will be followed by a wine reception. Daydreamers, a collection of nine stories, received praise from […]

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Britches and Hose Holds Auditions for New Production

March 24, 2015 12:30 PM0 comments

The Britches and Hose Theatre Company is holding auditions for its production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday, April 11, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Auditions will be held at Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. The audition process consists of cold readings […]

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