Jessie Thackrey Preschool Has Name, Needs Mascot

March 25, 2014 11:41 AM0 comments

The newly named Jessie Thackrey Preschool needs a mascot, and Falls Church City Public Schools is inviting the public to make suggestions.  Danny the Hippo, TJ Tiger, Tito the Husky, and Mustang Sally seek a companion and racing competitor to represent the Jessie Thackrey Preschool. The Architectural Selection Advisory Committee […]

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Avanti Dentistry to Offer Free Dental Care on May 30

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Avanti Dentistry will be offering a day of free dental care at its Tysons Corner office on May 30. The Avanti staff will provide free fillings, extractions, or cleanings to the first 60 – 75 people at this event, organized by Dentistry from the Heart. Dentistry from the Heart is a nonprofit group that […]

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Beauty & Craft Fair Set at Tysons Marriott Saturday

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Two local businesses are teaming up to host a beauty and craft fair this weekend. Rock Your Wrist Bracelets, with owner Alison Williams, and The Mobile Nail Lounge, with owner Beverly Dixon, will be hosting the fair this Saturday, March 29, at the Tysons Corner Marriott. Handbags, handmade jewelry, pottery, and […]

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F.C. Students Earn Fall 2013 Academic Honors

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Several students from Falls Church have earned academic honors for the fall 2013 semester at colleges and universities across the nation. Heba Edrees at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Kathryn Colarulli at Lafayette College, Allison Schulman at Miami University, Marya Skotte at Azusa Pacific University, and Julia […]

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Mason’s Zackrison Wins F.C. Rotary Music Contest

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Local students participated in the Falls Church Rotary Club music competition on March 13 at George Mason High School. Kalila Zackrison (second from left) was awarded $100 for first place for her flute recital of Claude Debussy’s “Syrinx.” By winning the club’s competition, Zackrison advances to the Rotary District semifinals in Fredericksburg on April […]

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PAC Elite Navy Team Wins PWSI Icebreaker Soccer Tourney

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The Premier AC PAC Elite ’03 Navy team won first place in the U10 Boys Pride Division during last weekend’s 2014 PWSI Icebreaker Soccer Tournament. The boys braved the chilly wind to win all four of their games: 2-0, 2-1, 4-3, and 2-1. Pictured above are, from left to right, (back […]

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F.C. 8-Year-Old Wrestler Named State Champ

March 24, 2014 3:15 PM0 comments

Felix Chang of Falls Church placed first in the 8-year-old heavyweight division at the 2014 VAWA Virginia State Championships. The tournament was held March 1 at Deep Run High School in Glen Allen. Last month, Felix became the youngest of only four wrestlers from the Washington D.C., Maryland, or Virginia area […]

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Arlington ArtFest Week Returns March 28 – April 4

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The community is invited to take part in the 12th annual ArtFest Week, a celebration of visual art in Arlington to be held March 28 – April 4 at Fort C.F. Smith Park. This yearly event is free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held this Friday, March […]

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City of F.C. Annual Spring Clean Up Scheduled for April 12

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The City of Falls Church’s annual Spring Clean Up will be held on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m.– noon. Those interested in taking part are asked to contact Allison Lohrenz at either 703-248-5456 or to confirm their participation. Volunteers should meet in front of the Community Center, 223 […]

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NoVa Table Tennis Tourney Comes to McLean

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The Northern Virginia Table Tennis Club, in cooperation with the McLean Community Center, is holding a spring table tennis tournament on April 12 and 13, at the Old Firehouse Teen Center. Playing times are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, and 9 a.m. –noon on Sunday, April […]

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