FCEPTA Hosts Screen Free Week

April 30, 2015 11:09 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association hosted a Screen Free Week this week. The Falls Church Parent Teacher Association asked Falls Church students to participate in outdoor events after school, rather than watching TV or playing on iPads for Screen Free Week. On Monday night, almost 100 children took advantage […]

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Local Groups Work to Improve Frady Park

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Donald S. Frady Park looks splendid this year as the result of many years of work by the City, with the Village Preservation and Improvement Society, The Victorian Society all donating time and money to establish and improve the Park. Additionally, for the past five years during April the Falls […]

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Bailey’s Rotary Club Presents FCPS with Check

April 29, 2015 7:45 PM0 comments

In recognition of the support that the Bailey’s Crossroads Rotary Club has given to the Fairfax County Public School system over the last year, Superintendent Karen Garza asked Bailey’s President Harry Henderson to present FCPS with a ceremonial check for $25,100 at a community meeting at J.E.B. Stuart High School […]

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6th Annual Plein Air “Scenes in the City” Festival Begins

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The Plein Air Festival draws many new artists to Falls Church who compete for cash prizes and bragging rights in placing in this popular competition. All artwork must be done outside and represent “Scenes in the City” of the City of Falls Church and be done during the festival, which runs […]

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Congressional Celebrates 75th Anniversary

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The Congressional Schools of Virginia in Falls Church marked its 75th anniversary with a weekend-long celebration on April 24 and 25, with events attended by hundreds of students, staff, alumni and friends of the school. The festivities began on Friday, April 24 with an on-campus celebration featuring a keynote address […]

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Choralis Hosts British Composer Bob Chilcott

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The Falls Church based arts organization Choralis is hosting British composer Bob Chilcott this Saturday, May 2 at The Falls Church Episcopal at 115 East Fairfax Street for singing sessions and a question and answer session. Chilcott will lead singing sessions of his compositions as well works by Francis Pott and […]

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City Supports Two ‘Bike to Work Day’ Pit Stops

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The City of Falls Church is supporting to official pit stops for Bike to Work Day 2015, which is scheduled for Friday, May 15. The pit stops will be open from 6:30 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 7 p.m. at Tricentennial Park (W&OD Trail at Grove Avenue). The City […]

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MCDA Celebrates Earth Day

April 28, 2015 5:52 PM0 comments

Merrifield Child Development Academy released more than 3,000 ladybugs into the environment in honor of Earth Day at a celebration at the school last Friday. In the days leading up to Earth Day, students at the school were learned about how helpful ladybugs can be to the environment. Ladybugs feed on […]

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‘Blue Collar Boys’ Wins at NoVa Film Festival

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“Blue Collar Boys,” a gritty tale of revenge,  won best feature film as awarded by the Northern Virginia Film Festival, a platform for both local, national and international films that took place April 13 – 18 at the Angelika Film Center. In addition to workshops and networking opportunities for filmmakers, over 115 […]

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AFSA to Honor F.C. Resident

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Falls Church resident Rayda Nadal, who lost her life while serving in the United States Foreign Service, will be honored at the Annual Memorial Ceremony at the U.S. State Department C Street lobby in Washington, D.C. this Friday, May 1, at 10:20 a.m. The ceremony is being organized by the […]

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