MEH Student Participates in Conference at White House

February 11, 2015 8:16 PM0 comments

Colter Adams, a seventh grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, spent the day at the Champions of Change conference at the White House on Monday. The conference honored national leaders working to advance climate literacy in schools, museums and libraries. Colter was selected by a environmental organization to participate […]

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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 fall 2014 semester. Claire Dubas, Viann Le, Louis Linden, Sarah Magsakay, Laura Massaro, Alexis Morse, Danielle O’Brien, David Olson, Michael Pazirandeh, Kevin Schmidt and Kira Williams made the president’s list at James Madison University. Robert […]

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Falls Church Arts’ Green Show Opens Tomorrow Night

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Falls Church Arts’ “Meet the Artists” Reception for the GREEN Show will be held tonight, Feb. 12,  from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 South Maple Ave., Falls Church.  The show will run through March 8. The next Falls Church Arts show will be 3-D, curated […]

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Falls Church Teenager Volunteers in Remote Alaskan Native Village

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Last summer Cecil Forest, a Falls Church area resident, spent a month of summer vacation in a remote Alaska native village with VISIONS Service Adventures, an international community service based adventure travel program. Forest was part of a group of high school students who did volunteer community service projects while living […]

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Falls Church GOP to Honor Local Citizens for Contributions to the City

February 9, 2015 12:30 PM1 comment

Falls Church Republicans will honor five citizens of Falls Church City at an awards reception next Sunday, Feb. 22, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Italian Cafe at 7161 Lee Highway. “The Awards Reception honors our friends and neighbors who have made outstanding contributions to Falls Church and the […]

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Vital Theatre’s “Pinkalicious” Comes to The Alden

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Vital Theatre’s musical adaptation of Victoria and Elizabeth Kann’s Pinkalicious is coming to the McLean Community Center’s Alden Theatre for a single performance this Saturday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. In the show, a young Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Pinkalicious’ cupcake indulgence lands her at […]

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Bright Horizons Foundation and Pottery Barn Kids Host Valentine’s Day Benefits

February 6, 2015 5:32 PM0 comments

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children and Pottery Barn Kids are partnering to host a children’s Valentine’s Day card-making project to benefit Patrick Henry Family Shelter in Falls Church. Parents and their children can stop by any local Pottery Barn Kids store between today and Feb. 14 and children will […]

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Falls Church League of Women Voters Hosts Forum on Gerrymandering

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The League of Women Voters of Falls Church is hosting a forum on gerrymandering, the political tactic of manipulating the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts, on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls St. At the forum, called “Gerrymandering: […]

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Stuart Students Will Attend Journalism Conference

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Two students at J.E.B. Stuart High School, Garrison Grow and Victoria Haver, were chosen as National Youth Correspondents for the 2015 Washington Journalism and Media Conference. Grow and Haver will join a group selected from across the nation for an intensive study of journalism and media. They were chosen based on academic accomplishments […]

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‘Coastal Therapy’ Show Opens at Gallery Underground

February 5, 2015 3:34 PM0 comments

The oil paintings of Keith Wilkie are currently showing at Gallery Underground’s new show in its Focus Gallery.  The show, entitled “Coastal Therapy,” will be featured throughout the month of February. The show, through an exploration of waterside light, seascapes, sea creatures and coastal birds, is intended to “soothe the […]

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