Belvedere Elementary Wins $750 Recycling Grant

October 2, 2014 9:30 AM0 comments

Belvedere Elementary School won a $750 grant last month in the Keeping Virginia Beautiful (KVB) “30 Grants in 30 Days” program. KVB’s grant program focuses greater resources and attention on organizations and individual localities through Virginia and how they are addressing the issues of litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification […]

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Providence Players Opens 17th Season Tomorrow Night

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The Providence Players are opening their 17th season tomorrow night with a production of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men.” John Coscia, a founding member of The Providence Players and an award-winning set designer and actor, is making his directorial debut in this production of Steinbeck’s novella. The play – […]

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Falls Church Arts Opens ‘Loving Life’ Exhibit

October 1, 2014 8:28 PM0 comments

Falls Church City mayor David Tarter (second from left) stands with Falls Church Arts (FCA) board members (left to right) John Maier, Manuela Costecu, Maureen Budetti and Joe Wetzel at the opening of FCA’s new “Loving Life” exhibit. The show, which runs through Oct. 26, is focused on the individual artist’s […]

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John Eaton Continues ‘Jazz Masters’ Series This Weekend

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Jazz pianist, musicologist and humorist John Eaton will return to The Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. with his popular program “Jazz Masters with John Eaton.” Jazz Masters is an entertaining and insightful program that combines Eaton’s peerless knowledge of the Great […]

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Unleashed Abilities Holds its Third Annual ‘Mutts n’ Munchkins’ Fundraiser

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By Hermela Hailemariam Unleashed Abilities held its third annual Mutts n’ Munchkins fundraiser last Saturday, Sept. 28, at Cherry Hill Park. It was a family-friendly event with games, activities, food, face painting and music. “It was a fun, exciting, beautiful day,” said Keri Putonen, a founder of Unleashed Abilities. Unleashed Abilities is an […]

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More Than 250 Turn Out for Second Annual Teddy Bear Walk/Run

September 29, 2014 4:57 PM0 comments

Runners and walkers line-up just before the start of the Falls Church-McLean Children Center’s second annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run yesterday. According to Renee Boyle, development director of the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center (FCMCC), more than 250 runners and walkers of all ages showed up for the event. […]

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Falls Church City Republican Committee Canvasses for Ed Gillespie

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Members of the Falls Church City Republican Committee knocked on doors in Wards 1 and 2 for GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie on Saturday, Sept. 27. (Left to right) Mark Wakefield of Washington, D.C., Falls Church GOP chairman Ken Feltman, Rebecca Namm of Falls Church and Falls Church GOP Vice-Chair […]

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Madeira School Senior Speaks to F.C. Rotary Club

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(Left to right) Rotary Club District 7610 Interact co-chair Jim Holcombe, district lieutenant governor for youth services Tom O’Brien, CLIPUS board member Jessica Lee, CLIPUS president Katharine Jiang, F.C. Rotary Club president Greg Viola II and district Interact chair Joe Scheibeler stand together at the F.C. Rotary Club’s Thursday meeting […]

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22nd Annual Falls Church Farm Day Set for Oct. 11

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The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is hosting and sponsoring the 22nd annual Farm Day on next Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park, located at 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Farm Day will feature horse-drawn hayrides, pumpkin painting, blacksmithing, cider […]

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The Little City to Exhibit at National Trademark Expo

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The City of Falls Church will exhibit its trademarked brand, The Little City, at the National Trademark Expo on Oct. 17 – 18, which is hosted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The expo will be held at the USPTO Alexandria campus, located at 401 Dulany Street. The […]

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