5th FCCPS School, Jessie Thackrey Preschool Opens

January 8, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Jessie Thackrey Preschool opened its doors on Tuesday, becoming the fifth Falls Church City Public School in the school system. Over the winter break, movers relocated the school’s temporary classrooms from Thomas Jefferson Elementary and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle Schools to the new building located on North Cherry Street. The school […]

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The Alden Holds Auditions For ‘Totally Red!’ Next Week

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he Alden Theatre is holding auditions for its spring kids show “Totally Red!” next Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 14 and 15, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at The Alden in the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The show is a unique retelling, in multiple styles, of […]

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‘No Incidents’ at 17th Annual Watch Night Celebration

January 7, 2015 9:28 PM0 comments

With temperatures in the mid-20s, thousands turned out to enjoy the indoor and outdoor venues of Watch Night and poured into the 100 block of West Broad to witness the iconic lowering of the historic Falls Church Star at midnight. “Watch Night had at least as many as last year, […]

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8th Annual Chinese New Year Festival Set for Feb. 14

January 6, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

The 8th annual Chinese New Year Festival, held by the Asian Community Service Center, is set for Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Luther Jackson Middle School, located at 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. The event will feature live performances, including dragon and lion dances, the […]

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Shepherd’s Center Still Needs Volunteer Drivers

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The Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church still needs volunteers to help get senior citizens to and from their medical and therapy appointments, the pharmacy and the grocery store. In calendar year 2013, the center provided slightly over 800 rides for seniors and that number rose to over 1,500 in 2104. […]

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F.C. Lions Selling Honeybell Oranges this Weekend

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The Falls Church Lions will be selling honeybell and navel oranges and pink grapefruit this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9 and 10, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Falls Church Property Yard Parking Lot, located at 7100 Gordon Road, Falls Church. The honeybell oranges are priced at $30 per […]

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Beyer Speaks to Fairfax County Democratic Committee On Eve of Swearing In

January 5, 2015 6:07 PM0 comments

ON THE EVE of his swearing in to become the U.S. congressman from the 8th District of Virginia, including the City of Falls Church, Ambassador and former Virginia lieutenant governor Donald S. Beyer Jr. addressed the large gathering of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee’s annual Road to Richmond brunch at […]

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FCA Abstract Art Show Opens This Thursday

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Falls Church Arts’ Abstract Art Show opens this Thursday, Jan. 8, with an artists’ reception at 7 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church. The show, curated by Brian Legan, features Jeff Duka, Matt Somma, Lynne Eve Grossman, Isabelle Babington, Jean Marie Barrett, Larry […]

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Music, Food and Fun in F.C. for 17th Annual Watch Night

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People came from around the region to downtown Falls Church last Wednesday to ring in the new year at the 17th annual Watch Night Celebration.

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Lubber Run Community Center Hosts Birding Trip

January 2, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

The Lubber Run Community Center, located at 300 N. Park Dr., Arlington, is hosting a birding trip next Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Participants will travel the beaches along the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean in search of diving ducks and loons. Participants should dress for […]

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