Playdate Cafe Opens at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

July 6, 2015 4:19 PM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library is starting its summertime Playdate Cafe this Friday, July 10, from 10 – 11 a.m. in the library’s conference room. The library, located at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, will be offering coffee for the adults who bring their children in to play. There […]

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F.C. Resident to Shave Head for Cancer Fundraiser

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Corey Haynes, a Falls Church resident currently serving in the Peace Corps in Nicaragua, plans to shave her head this December as part of a fundraiser organized by St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research. Haynes, who is nearing her one-year anniversary in Nicaragua, and her teammate and friend […]

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Innovation Health Bags Over 200 Lunches for Local Students

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The Falls Church-based Innovation Health bagged over 200 lunches for students at Pine Spring Elementary School’s summer programs last Tuesday. The effort is part of the company’s ongoing support for the school, which has an over 60 percent poverty rate. The lunches served as weekend food bags for the students […]

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Commonwealth Circle Announces Scholarship Recipients

June 30, 2015 12:34 PM0 comments

The local nonprofit Commonwealth Circle, Inc. announced the recipients of their 2015 scholarships. Three local youths, Ada Haensel, Angie Leon and Karl Green, were awarded scholarships of $4,000 each based off of their academic records, community service and recommendations from teachers and counselors. To be eligible for the scholarships each student […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Throughout Virginia

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions throughout Virginia during the spring 2015 semester. The following students made the dean’s list at James Madison University: Hannah Ackleson, John Carr, Lillian Constance, Claire Dubas, Aydee Ferrufino, Alissa Forbes, Jonathan Gracia, Lauryn Hahne, Katrina Hatahet, Paul Henninger, Faiaz Kashem, Eric Kuldell, Katia Lizarraga, Laura Massaro, Robert Mercado, Ni Khanh Nguyen, Michael Pazirandeh, Lucia […]

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Master Gardeners of NoVa Present Container Gardening Clinic

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The Master Gardeners of Norther Virginia are presenting a workshop called Container Gardening and Composting in Small Spaces next Saturday, July 11, from 10:30 a.m. – noon at Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Road, Alexandria. The portion of the program on container gardening will focus on how to select the […]

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Vienna’s The Artful Gift Shop Closes

June 29, 2015 4:12 PM0 comments

The Artful Gift Shop, a staple of Church Street featuring hand-crafted gifts of art, closed their doors on Saturday, June 27, after 13 years in operation. Although the brick and mortar shop is going away, the business will remain in Vienna by hosting arts and crafts shows to benefit local […]

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The Alden’s Summer Concert Series Begins July 5

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The Alden and the McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday Concert in the Park series begins this Sunday, July 5, at 5 p.m. at the park gazebo at McLean Central Park, located at 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The theme for this year’s series of free, two hour-long concerts is “Women Who […]

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Eco-nize Cuts Ribbon on New Falls Church Location

June 26, 2015 1:21 PM0 comments

AT A RIBBON CUTTING FOR ECO-NIZE CLOSETS last Saturday, Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter and Councilmember Phil Duncan gather among members of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, employees of the Eco-nize Closets and the owner of the business, Noel Sweeney, who is shown in the photo above holding […]

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One More Page Books Announces Summer Events

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One More Page Books, located at 2200 N. Westmoreland St. #101, Arlington, announced its Summer 2015 events schedule on Monday. Their slate of authors and events kicks off on Monday, July 5 at 2:30 p.m. when the local indie bookstore co-hosts a launch party for best-selling author John Gilstrap and […]

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