GMHS Best Buddies Take 5K Challenge in Washington, D.C.

October 22, 2014 10:02 AM0 comments

George Mason High School Best Buddies (shown above) participated in Audi’s Best Buddies 5K Challenge last Saturday, Oct. 18, in Washington, D.C. The Mason students who participated were among thousands of other walkers, runners and bikers.

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The Congressional Schools Celebrating 75th Anniversary

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The Congressional Schools of Virginia, located at 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, has been celebrating its 75th anniversary this year with a series of events commemorating when they opened in 1939 as the Tiny Tots Preschool. As part of the celebration, The Congressional Schools of Virginia are hosting their […]

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League of Women Hosts Program on the Influence of Unlimited Spending in Election Campaigns

October 21, 2014 3:09 PM1 comment

The League of Women Voters of Falls Church is hosting a program on the influence of unlimited spending in election campaigns this Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 130, located at 400 N. Oak St., Falls Church. The program will examine the impact that […]

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‘The Monster Who Ate My Peas’ Comes to The Alden

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Children can experience the ups and downs of the popular children’s book, The Monster Who Ate My Peas, which will be presented by ArtsPower this Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. at The Alden at McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Tickets for the show, part of […]

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Annual Chrysanthemum Show Set for this Weekend

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The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will be hosting their annual Chrysanthemum show at Merrifield Gardens this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2 – 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The show will feature hundreds of cut mum cultivars as well as mums in hanging baskets, […]

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World Children’s Choir Hosts International Bazaar

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The World Children’s Choir of Falls Church is hosting an International Bazaar next Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, located at 6817 Dean Ave., McLean. The bazaar will feature African drumming, Broadway show tune choreography, singing, storytelling, an introduction to skin […]

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Market Common Clarendon Hosts 5th Annual FALLoween

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Market Common Clarendon is hosting its fifth annual FALLoween event this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. The event is free and family-friendly and will feature musical performances by Washington, D.C.-area children’s performers Mr. Knick Knack at 10 a.m. and Rocknoceros at […]

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Give Food, Lose Fines at Mary Riley Styles Library Until Oct. 26

October 20, 2014 4:29 PM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library is holding its annual ‘Food for Fines’ program now until Oct. 26, giving library patrons a chance to help those in need by donating non-perishable groceries as payment for fines on overdue items. Food for Fines works as a one-for-one exchange: a single grocery item (can of fruit, cake […]

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Local Author Philip T. Nemec Writes Jazz Age Novel

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Philip T. Nemec, an author who has been based in Falls Church since 2000, published his novel, The Chicago Syncopator, about the jazz age in Chicago, earlier this year. The novel began as a short story in 1975 that Nemec wrote while he was in the writers’ program at the […]

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Falls Church PD Offers Rape Aggression Defense Course

October 18, 2014 12:44 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department is offering a free rape aggression defense course to teach women self-defense tactics and techniques. The course is taught by nationally certified rape aggression defense instructors from the City’s police department and is a comprehensive, women-only program that addresses awareness, prevention, risk reduction, […]

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