F.C. Resident Volunteers for Alternative Spring Break

April 15, 2015 11:28 AM0 comments

Lily Slonim, a Falls Church resident and junior political science major at James Madison University, spent her spring break doing service work in Wellington, Co., working at Harvest Farm, a 209-acre farm and rehabilitation center for men. The farm accommodates up to 72 men who participate in a long-term programs with the […]

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Unity Chapter 201 Hosts Appraisal Event

April 14, 2015 2:27 PM0 comments

Unity Chapter 201 is hosting an antique appraisal event with a professional appraiser from Quinn’s Auction Galleries next Saturday, April 25, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Kemper Macon-Ware Lodge at 411 Little Falls Street. All appraisals will be verbal and prepayment of $10 per item is required. Registration […]

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Local Dancer Tapped for 2015 Gathering of the Nations

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Falls Church resident George Gillette will be Head Young Man Dancer at the 2015 Gathering of the Nations in Alberquerque, NM., the Gathering of the Nations organization announced last week. The event, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in North America, will bring together tens of thousands of people and more than […]

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City’s 123rd Arbor Day Celebration Set for Saturday

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Falls Church City’s 123rd Arbor Day celebration, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April 18, will kick off with a Neighborhood Tree Planting event that runs from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Also, the City, Victorian Society and Village Preservation and Improvement Society will host an Arbor Day Ceremony that afternoon at Donald […]

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Creative Cauldron Hosts Event-Filled Weekend

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Creative Cauldron at 410 South Maple Street has a full slate of events planned for this weekend, starting with its free open house that kicks off this Saturday, April 18,  from 10 a.m. – noon with a Learning Theater Workshop Observation, in which attendees can see young actors who train with the […]

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Friends of the F.C. Homeless Shelter Hold Biennial Fundraiser

April 13, 2015 3:22 PM0 comments

Close to 300 people came out to support the Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter’s biennial fundraiser, a Cabaret and Auction, on Saturday night. With over 300 items donated and on-line bidding allowing many more to take part in the event’s auction. The Falls Church Homeless Shelter netted over $42,000 as […]

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FCA All-Members Show Opens at ArtSpace Falls Church

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Falls Church Arts’ All-Members show “A Few of My Favorite Things” opened last Friday, April 10, at ArtSpace Falls Church. According to Falls Church Arts president Barb Cram, the show’s opening reception was packed with artists and art patrons from around the Washington, D.C. region. New and old Falls Church […]

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Kids First Bake Sale for Homestretch Set for April 18

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Kids First, a group of au pairs based in Falls Church, is hosting a bake sale this Saturday, April 18 to benefit Homestretch.  Members of the organization will be in front of the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street from 8 a.m. – noon. All of the basked goods will be […]

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Critter Corner: Bella

April 10, 2015 7:35 AM0 comments

This is Bella, a five-year-old Persian, who lives on Olney Road. According to her owner, Bella said that it’s time to put the snow shovel away.

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Clear Skies Make for a Happy Easter Egg Hunt at Cherry Hill

April 8, 2015 9:05 PM0 comments

It’s an annual event but it never grows old.

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