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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ShelterRide 2014 Slated for this Sunday

October 17, 2014 12:47 PM0 comments

The 2014 ShelterRide, a 5-mile bike ride hosted by Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter, will be held this Sunday, Oct. 19. In addition to the bike ride, there will be live music, ice cream and prizes as Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter seeks to raise money […]

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Falls Church Halloween Carnival Set for Oct. 25

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The Falls Church Community Center is hosting its annual family-friendly Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 25. There will be carnival games, a moon bounce, face painting, crafts, a haunted house, movies, candy and a live creepy creature show featuring the spookiest reptiles in nature. The entrance fee is $2 per child […]

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Vocal Trash Performs at The Alden this Saturday

October 16, 2014 12:55 PM0 comments

An urban-themed band, Vocal Trash, which uses its shows to promote the preservation of the environment, will perform at The Alden in McLean at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. Described as “Glee meets Stomp,” Vocal Trash has performed for audiences from around the world, aiming to delight and energize […]

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Local Youths Play In Battlefield Soccer Tournament

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Several City of Falls Church, McLean and Arlington Youths participated in the Battlefield Tournament over Columbus Day weekend. The Premier Athletics Club U10 Navy Elite Team (shown above) won first place in the U10 Boys White Division. Front (left to right): Logan Donley, Jack Ettinger, Jake Nielsen, Jack Nelson, Tucker […]

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Falls Church Tree Fest Set for Mid-December at Hilton Garden Inn

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The Falls Church Tree Fest, a holiday event featuring decorated trees displayed at the Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn, will be held from Dec. 12 – 14. The purpose of the event is to aid non-profit groups who provide benefits and services to the Falls Church City community. To participate in the […]

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Falls Church Arts Starts New Classes on Thursday, Calls for Artists for FACES Show

October 15, 2014 6:25 PM0 comments

The new season of Falls Church Arts classes begins tomorrow, Oct. 16, at 9:30 a.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church, with local artist/instructor Elizabeth Coberly Benfornado teaching a drawing class for those at a beginning to intermediate level.  The class will be held […]

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Falls Church Episcopal Opens New Concert Series on Friday

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The first concert of The Falls Church Episcopal’s 2014-2015 Community Concert Series will be held this Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s main sanctuary and will feature The Choral Arts Society of Washington’s newly establish Choral Arts Chamber Singers in Under the Midnight Sun. While this is […]

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