Grammy Foundation Honors Mason’s Mary Jo West

April 1, 2014 12:52 PM1 comment

George Mason High School music teacher Mary Jo West (front row, center) was congratulated last Friday by the Grammy Foundation. West was one of 10 finalists for the Grammy’s first-ever Music Educator Award. The national award was established to recognize current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution […]

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Survey on F.C. City Transportation Closes April 14

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The City of Falls Church’s Planning Division invites residents, businesses owners, and visitors to share thoughts on the City’s transportation priorities and how the City should accommodate the growing demand for travel to, from, and through the City. The Planning Division is conducting a survey about transportation priorities and needs, […]

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3 From Troop 821 Trek 50-Mile Alonzo Stagg Hike

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Three hikers from Falls Church’s Boy Scout Troop 821 took part in the Alonzo Stagg Hike on March 15. The event was a 50/20 hike, meaning participants covered 50 miles in less than 20 hours. Caelin Campbell, George Christensen, and Scout Leader Tom Ogden finished the hike in about 18 […]

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McLean Center Names Beverly Howard Outstanding Volunteer

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Beverly Howard was honored as the 2013 H. Gordon Randall Outstanding Volunteer Service award winner at the McLean Community Center’s 10th annual volunteer appreciation reception on March 23. Howard (center) is pictured above with MCC Governing Board Chair Chad Quinn, and her daughters Laurie Felton and Karen Sasaki (far left and […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse to Host 3 Easter Events

March 31, 2014 3:56 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse will be the site of three Easter-related events this weekend. This Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. – noon, crafters can bring their own baskets to the farmhouse for a morning lesson in decoration. All materials, other than baskets, will be provided. The cost is […]

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Photos & Sculpture Combine for Peritores’ ‘Spirit of Place’

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Spirit of Place: Dyke Marsh, an exhibition of photographs by Anthony Peritore and sculptural works by Megan Peritore, will be on display through May 18 in the Crossroads Gallery in Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads. An artists talk and reception, scheduled for Sunday, April 6, from 4 – 6 p.m., is free and […]

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F.C. Art Show & Sale to Showcase Local Talent

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The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department will present its annual art show and sale on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, featuring original artwork by art students, City residents, and employees. The event kicks off with an opening reception at City Hall, 300 Park Ave., on Friday, […]

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F.C. Farmers’ Market Peak Season & Chef Series Return

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The City of Falls Church Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. – noon starting this Saturday, April 5. The extended hours will last through December. Each Saturday at the farmers’ market, more than 35 vendors offer locally grown fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, baked goods, plants, and wine. Even […]

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Full-Service Mobile ‘DMV 2 Go’ Returns to F.C. April 11

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The Department of Motor Vehicles mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, will be at Falls Church City Hall, 300 Park Ave., next Friday, April 11, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The special event is co-hosted by the City of Falls Church DMV Select, Commissioner of the Revenue, and the […]

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Critter Corner: Bolt and Silas

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Bolt and Silas, Fairfax County Police Department’s newest additions to its bloodhound team, are almost ready to hit the streets. The bloodhound sisters began their training in September. They are pictured above with handlers PFC Kevin Clarke and MPO Pete Masood. According to their handlers, the 9-month-olds still have a […]

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