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‘Buskapade’ Brings Student Music to F.C. Farmers’ Market

April 22, 2014 11:57 AM0 comments

Local music teacher Larry Rice will be joining several of his students in song at the City of Falls Church Farmers’ Market this Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. – noon., for a “Buskapade” music event that will raise donations for his students. Rice and his students will be performing on the Park […]

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F.C. City Public Works Announces Paving Schedule

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Through May 2, the City of Falls Church Department of Public Works will be paving  select City streets and replacing curb and gutter and sidewalk sections. The work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. There will be no parking allowed in work areas during those […]

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F.C. Library 2014 Teen Poetry Contest Winners Announced

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library will celebrate the winners of its teen poetry contest this Thursday, April 24, with a reception to start at 7 p.m. The public is invited for an evening of poetry, in which winning pieces will be read. The winning entries in the middle school category […]

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F.C. Student to Perform at New York’s Lincoln Center

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Jonathan DeHart of Falls Church will perform the New York premiere of James Whitbourn’s “Annelies,” the first major choral setting of The Diary of Anne Frank, as a member of the Westminster Williamson Voices this Saturday, April 26, at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. A recording of the work […]

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F.C. Rotary Speech Contest Winner Takes 3rd in District

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Laura Chu, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, received the third place award at the Northern Virginia Rotary District speech contest finals from Contest Chair Chris Hoecke. Chu received a certificate and $250 for her speech on the topic, “Engage Rotary, Change Lives.” The speech competition […]

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Critter Corner: Bishop

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This is Bishop. Bishop is an avid Redskins fan and was very disappointed in their performance this season. Bishop loves spending time with his little doggy sister, Stella. He is a great runner and loves to be outside. His owners don’t know how old Bishop is because he was adopted, […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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The historic Birchland home is off Arlington’s beaten track. Hidden by stately trees and an imposing stone wall, it has been ensconced for more than a century on the thoroughfare of North Glebe Road at Williamsburg Blvd. The Birch family being one of Arlington’s early-settling landowners, the elegant plantation-style home […]

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Long-Running Attic Treasures Sale Returns May 3

April 21, 2014 3:12 PM0 comments

The 47th annual Attic Treasures Sale will return to the Falls Church Community Center next Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Shoppers can find treasures at the oldest and largest annual sale in The Little City. All proceeds will support Village Preservation and Improvement Society programs such as Concerts in the […]

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Girl Scout Troop 898 Volunteers at Cherry Hill Farmhouse

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Girl Scout Troop 898 came out in full force this past week to help spread mulch on refurbished flower beds outside the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse. Pictured above is Rachel Crichton, Cherry Hill Farmhouse director, with members of Girl Scout Troop 898 who stayed until the last wheelbarrow was dumped and spread. Troop […]

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F.C. Celebrates Easter with Egg Hunt & Bunny Visit at Cherry Hill Park

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Scores of youngsters gathered at Cherry Hill Park last Saturday morning for the City of Falls Church’s annual Easter egg hunt. Children up to 11 years old were able to scour the park for colorful eggs and candies, and greet and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny. (Photos: David Thompson)

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