Rotary Club of McLean Installs 2015-2016 Officers

July 13, 2015 10:22 AM0 comments

The Rotary Club of McLean installed its new officers for 2015-2016 on Tuesday, June 30, at the Bistro Restaurant in the Community Building of Vinson Hall Retirement Community. Paul Satwell, past president of the club’s McLean chapter, passed on leadership of the club to incoming president Lynn Heinrichs. The following […]

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Ocho de Bastos Slated for Concerts in the Park Series

July 10, 2015 1:15 PM0 comments

Locally-based Latin pop group Ocho de Bastos, which translates to Eight of Clubs, are the next group slated to play at the Falls Church Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by the City’s Recreation and Parks Department and the Village Preservation and Improvement Society, next Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cherry Hill […]

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F.C. Boys Soccer Team Wins Division Championship

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The Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department 5th grade boys soccer team the Falcons won its division championship for the Spring 2015 season with a 7-1 record. This is a major turnaround for the Falcons, who only won one match and finished second to last in its division last season. Coached by Emmanuel […]

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Stuart Grad Cruz Chavez Joins Prestigious Smithsonian Program

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Flor Jasmin Cruz Chavez, a Falls Church resident and spring 2015 graduate of J.E.B. Stuart High School’s International Baccalaureate program, was one of 21 college-bound high school graduates from across the county chosen for the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassadors Program. All of the students chosen for the program recently […]

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Mason Spring ‘Champions of Character’ Feted

July 8, 2015 4:17 PM0 comments

RECOGNIZED AT TUESDAY’S Falls Church School Board meeting were spring sports George Mason student athletes honored as “Champions of Character” for demonstrating respect, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship throughout their sport’s season. Along with Assistant Athletic Director Julie Bravin, the honorees are (from left) Ethan Keck (Boys Track), Paul Patterson (Boys […]

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McLean High School Booster Looks to Fill Board Positions

July 7, 2015 2:25 PM0 comments

The McLean High School Athletic Boosters are looking for volunteers to act as treasurer or membership chair for the 2015-2016 school year, and president-elect or vice president-elect who would serve as president and vice president for the 2016-2017 school year. The McLean High School Athletic Boosters provide volunteer and financial […]

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NoVa Community College Opens New Gallery Spaces

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The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria campus, located at 4915 E. Campus Dr., Alexandria, announced the opening of two new gallery spaces at the center last week. Gallery spaces in the center’s Forum and Passageway opened last Thursday, July 2, with […]

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‘Homicide Hunter’ Star to Emcee Crime Solvers Race

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Fairfax County Crime Solvers announced last week that Lt. Joe Kenda, star of Investigation Discovery’s “Homicide Hunters,” will be the emcee of the 3rd Annual Crime Solvers 5k: A Race Against Crime. Kenda will wish the runners well at the start of the race and sign autographs for attendees after the […]

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BalletNova Adult Dance Program Slated for Mid-August

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The third annual BalletNova Summer Intensive Workshop for Adults will be held this Aug. 13 – 16 at the organization’s dance studio, located at 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church. The class, intended for advanced beginner to intermediate dance students, will last from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for four […]

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Creative Cauldron Summer Cabaret Series Starts This Weekend

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The Summer Cabaret Series at Creative Cauldron, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church, kicks off this weekend with a pair of performances from Three for a Song. Three for a Song’s show, “Breaking Bad: Sinful Songs from the 20s and 30s,” is described as “equal parts double-entendre, sexy, […]

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