Faces of Falls Church: February 26 – March 4, 2015

February 26, 2015 1:01 PM0 comments

“On a cold, windy March morning 50 years ago I was a 29-year-old Newsweek correspondent, and I walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, just ahead of 525 marchers. Ahead, helmeted Alabama State Troopers and sheriff’s deputies blocked the highway. The Bloody Sunday confrontation that followed is the […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors at Wake Forest U.

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Five students from Falls Church earned academic honors at Wake Forest University. Rachel Croxton, Nathaniel Jones, Sarah Mellor, Ann Nguyen and Amy Weinstock made the dean’s list and had to earn  a 3.4 grade point average with no grade below a C to make the list.

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Longfellow MS Students Participating in National Science Bowl

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Students from Longfellow Middle School are slated to participate in the United States Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl regional competition next Saturday, March 7, at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Va. The competition consists of matches between teams of four that face off in a fast-paced, […]

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Mason International Dinner Slated for March 4

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George Mason High School’s annual International Dinner will be held next Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the school’s Mustang Cafe, located at 7130 Leesburg Pike. The dinner, an evening of family fun, food and entertainment and celebration of the City’s diversity, will be hosted by Mason’s […]

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Fisher Gallery Features ‘In and of the Land’ Through March 29

February 25, 2015 4:32 PM0 comments

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center’s Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College is featuring paintings by Clive Pates and ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates now through March 29. The exhibition, called “In and of the Land,” […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse Hosting Genealogy Talk

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The Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue is hosting a genealogy tea and talk for those intrigued by their family history on Sunday, March 22, from 1 – 3 p.m. Deane Dierksen will be discussing how to investigate ancestry and begin assembling a family tree. The Farmhouse is inviting […]

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Virginia Sun Wins F.C. Rotary Club’s Speech Contest

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Virginia Sun (second from left) and her mother, Jessica Sun (second from right) are shown holding Virginia’s first place award certificate flanked by contest chair, Joe Scheibeler (left), and Rotary Club president Greg Viola following the Falls Church Rotary Speech Contest at the Harvest Moon Restaurant last Thursday. Virginia received […]

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Linda Lowery’s Babies Scream at Gallery Underground

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Painter and drawer Linda Lowery will be the featured artist in Gallery Underground’s Focus Gallery starting next Monday, March 2, when her Screaming Babies exhibition goes up. The show, featuring large portraits with a close-up views of the raw emotion of babies, is the product of Lowery’s work of rendering […]

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Local Community Center Reschedules Black History Program

February 24, 2015 2:12 PM0 comments

James Lee Community Center’s black history program “The Legacy Continues” has been rescheduled from last Saturday, Feb. 21, to this Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 – 6 p.m. due to the snow storm on Saturday. The program will consist of a screening of the video “Life and Legacy,” followed by a […]

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Former WWE Wrestler to Visit Tysons Barnes & Noble

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Former World Wresting Entertainment superstar and author Shawn Michaels will be doing a book signing at the Barnes & Noble at Tysons Corner Center, this Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1 – 3 p.m. Michaels will be signing his new book Wrestling for Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of […]

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