Irena B. Chambers Honored By Balzekas Museum

October 30, 2015 4:14 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Irena B. Chambers received the 2015 Award of Excellence from the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture in October. The Chicago-based museum chose Chambers, an artist, a curator and museum professional, to receive the award because of her professional achievements and for her dedication to capturing, preserving and educating others […]

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F.C. Haunted House Takes on Harry Potter Theme

October 28, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

A local family that hosts a haunted house in their Falls Church garage and yard  every year has taken on the theme of Harry Potter’s Wizarding World. The Devlins of 3336 Hemlock Drive have transformed their property into a replica Hogwarts. Outdoor decorations include the Forbidden Forest with large Aragog spider, […]

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F.C. Education Foundation Awards $67,000 in ‘Super Grants’

October 27, 2015 4:45 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation awarded more than $67,000 in grants to Falls Church City Public Schools programs on Thursday, Oct. 22 as part of its Super Grants program. There were 18 applicants requesting over $100,000 in funding for a wide variety of Pre-K – grade 12 programs. Among the winners […]

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F.C. Schools Selected as Apple Distinguished Program

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Falls Church City Public Schools were selected last week as an Apple Distinguished Program, the school system announced in its “Morning Announcements.” The school system was nominated earlier this year based on five best practices: visionary leadership; innovative earning and teaching; ongoing professional learning; compelling evidence of success; and flexible […]

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Columbia Preschool Hosts Open House

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Columbia Baptist Church’s Preschool’s Child Development Center is hosting an open house on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The open house will include a short information session, followed by a tour of the center. There’s no need to register for the open house. The center will […]

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Congressional Schools Host Ribbon Cutting for Sport Court

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The Congressional Schools of Virginia will be hosting a ribbon cutting for the school’s new sport court on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 12:30 p.m. at the school. The ribbon cutting for the sport court, the school’s first major construction project on campus since the mid-90s, will be a part of […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation recently. John Carr, a sophomore finance major at James Madison University, made the dean’s list at the school for the spring 2015 semester. Michael Evans, a junior engineering major, is competing on the […]

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One More Page Announces November Events

October 26, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

One More Page, a bookstore located on the edge of Arlington County at 2200 N. Westmoreland Street, recently announced its slate of November events, which includes a local author event, a coloring party and launch party for a local author and poet. The bookstore’s slate of events kicks off with local […]

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’Playing By Air’ Gears Up for Peformance at The Alden

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The high-energy performance troupe Playing By Air will be at The Alden, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. for an engaging that encourages audience participation. The troupe captivates audiences with a joyful fusion of music, juggling and circus acts in which traditional theatricality meets absurd […]

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Learning Theater Ensemble Prepares for ‘Pinocchio’

October 23, 2015 2:30 PM0 comments

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater Ensemble, a multi-generational workshop open to children, teens and adults, is preparing for its premier of “Pinocchio,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 30 with a 7:30 p.m. performance at ArtSpace Falls Church at 410 S. Maple Avenue. Follow the adventures of everyone’s favorite marionette in his […]

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