Falls Church League of Women Voters Hosts Forum on Gerrymandering

February 6, 2015 3:45 PM1 comment

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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McLean Community Center Holds 8th Annual Jewelry Showcase

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The McLean Community Center at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean is holding its 8th annual jewelry showcase this Saturday, Feb. 7, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission to the show, which will feature over 30 designers and artisans, is $3. Participating vendors include Starland by Hand, Courtney Gillen, I-Spy Artisan […]

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F.C. Resident Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize

February 4, 2015 1:57 PM0 comments

Yesterday, the Virginia Lottery identified Falls Church resident Chay Nguyen as the person who bought a winning $1 million Powerball ticket at the Woodstock Sunoco late last month. According to the Virginia Lottery’s news release about Nguyen’s win, he matched the first five numbers in the Jan. 24 Powerball drawing. The […]

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Victorian Valentine’s Day Events Set for This Weekend

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This Saturday, the Cherry Hill Farmhouse will host a Victorian Valentine Workshop for adult and children ages 10 and older. Workshop participants will learn about Valentine’s Day traditions from the 19th century at the Farmhouse at 312 Park Ave., Falls Church, while making an old-fashioned Victorian valentine. Materials will be provided […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the fall 2014 semester. Tina Boortalary, a biology major, was named to the dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University. Katherine Brown, a freshman Latin major, made the dean’s list at Randolph-Macon College, […]

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4th Graders at TJ Elementary School Celebrate Colonial Day Tradition

February 3, 2015 6:04 PM0 comments

Fourth graders at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School  donned tri-corner hats, ruffled shirts, bonnets and cotton dresses to celebrate Colonial Day last week. Students shared their research on Colonial America dressed as blacksmiths, seamstresses, limners, schoolmasters, architects, ship captains, weavers, printers and other professionals from the time period. Students also had a traditional lunch of ham and […]

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Students Can Learn Backpack Science at F.C. Library

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Children in kindergarten – fifth grade can do fun and easy science experiments at Mary Riley Styles Public Library’s Backpack Science event next Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 3 – 4 p.m. The event, with experiments provided by the Science Museum of Virginia, are part of the library’s Early Release Wednesdays […]

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The Daughters of Penelope Host Wine Tasting

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The local chapter of the Daughters of Penelope, one of the largest international women’s organization, is sponsoring a wine tasting this Friday, Feb. 6, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Meletis Charuhas Community Center in the St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church at 3149 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church. Proceeds from the […]

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