Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna Hosting Open House

January 2, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna is hosting an open house and registration day on Monday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. – noon at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, located at 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Adults age 50 and older can learn more about and sign up for the […]

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F.C. Resident’s Dog Featured in 2015 Calendar

January 1, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

Falls Church resident Cynthia Dodson’s dog Kaleb will be featured in Workman Publishing’s 365 Dogs 2015 calendar. A new pet is featured on every day of the calendar and Kaleb, a canaan dog, will be featured on Sept. 8. For more information about the calendars or to order a calendar, […]

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World-Renowned Pianist Playing Benefit Concert in F.C.

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Nikola Paskalov, a world-renowned pianist from Macedonia, will perform a special piano concert on Friday, Jan. 30, to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year Campaign. The concert, which will be held at a private home in Falls Church City, will feature selections from Beethoven, Chopin and […]

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News-Press Holiday Party Brings Festive Cheer to F.C.

December 30, 2014 6:50 PM0 comments

The News-Press’ 25th annual holiday party brought together Falls Church City’s business, political and artistic communities for a night of festive fun at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment. Quartets from George Mason High School’s music department performed at the event. Check out our gallery of photos from the event below. […]

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Aurora Hills Library Hosts Winter Crafts for Kids Event

December 26, 2014 4:23 PM0 comments

The Aurora Hills branch of the Arlington Library, located at 735 S. 18th St., Arlington, is hosting a winter crafts for kids event next Tuesday, Dec. 30, from 2 – 4 p.m. Kids can drop in at the free event and make seasonal crafts. For more information, call 703-228-5715.

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Ballroom Dancing Classes Offered to 6th Graders at MEH

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The Victorian Society of Falls Church is offering promenade dance classes to sixth graders at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School starting in January. Registration for the classes costs $100, but a limited number of scholarships are available for those in need. Students learn contemporary ballroom dancing and etiquette during the […]

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Tinner Hill Celebrates NAACP Branch Centennial

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The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the first rural branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People with a gala and site dedication. There will be an awards dinner gala on Friday, Jan. 9, at the Hilton Garden […]

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Shirlington Library Screening All 8 Harry Potter Films

December 25, 2014 1:30 PM0 comments

The Shirlington branch of the Arlington Library, located at 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, is inviting everyone to end 2014 and start 2015 with Harry Potter, his friends and his enemies. The library will screen all eight Harry Potter films starting with a showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance Announces January Shows

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The Arlington Artists Alliance announced its January shows at Gallery Underground, located at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, last Wednesday. The Focus Gallery will feature a seasonally-themed exhibit, while the Main Gallery will feature a members show. Both shows will be on display from Jan. 5 – 31 with opening receptions […]

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McLean Community Center Announces January Events

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The McLean Community Center announced its January events schedule earlier this month. Residents of the community center’s and the Dranesville tax districts are eligible for discounts on fees for some of the events. Two comedy-related events are at the top of the bill. The Capitol Steps, a Washington, D.C.-based political […]

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