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Thomas Jefferson Library Creates New Book Club

January 3, 2017 1:45 PM0 comments

Thomas Jefferson Library, located at 7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, has created a new book club called Flashlight Readers Too for children ages 8 – 12. The first meeting of the book club is Monday, Jan. 9 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The book that will be discussed at the […]

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library Hosts Info Sessions for Seniors

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Mary Riley Styles Pubic Library is hosting a series of information sessions for local seniors to learn financial strategies to move forward with in life. The series starts on Wednesday, Jan. 25 with an event called Social Security: Your Questions Answered, which will be held in the library’s conference room […]

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‘A Little Princess’ Continues Encore Stage & Studio Season

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Encore Stage & Studio’s 2016-17 season will pick back up with “A Little Princes,” which opens on Friday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, located at 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington. In the play, Sara Crewe, a young heiress to a diamond mine fortune, leaves her home […]

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Local Children Can Learn to Care for Wild Animals

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Gulf Branch Nature Center & Park, located at 3608 N. Military Road, Arlington, is giving local children between the ages 10 – 13 a chance to care for wild animals with its Keeping Mini-Beasts! program. The three-month program starts on Friday, Jan. 6 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Children will […]

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F.C. Teens Volunteer at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

January 2, 2017 4:04 PM0 comments

The Mary Riley Styles Public Library is hosting two events where local teenagers can gain volunteer experience and community service hours on Thursday, Jan. 5. The first event is a Volunteer Orientation, which will be held from 6 – 6:30 p.m. Children ages 12 – 18 can learn about volunteer […]

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City of Falls Church Offers Free Christmas Tree Collection

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The City of Falls Church is offering free Christmas tree collection on Wednesdays in January and February, except for on City-observed holidays. City residents can place their tree at the curb in front of their house. Doing so during the first two weeks in January will ensure speedy collection, according […]

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F.C. Recreation & Parks Class Registration Opens

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Registration for the City of Falls Church’s Recreation and Parks Department’s classes open on Tuesday, Jan. 3 for City residents and opens on Tuesday, Jan. 10 for non-City residents, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church. New programs include a physical education program for preschoolers, a Victorian […]

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Temple Rodef Shalom Presents Empowerment Forum

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Women of Temple Rodef Shalom are presenting an empowerment forum called Jewish Women: Moving Forward in 2017 and Beyond on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the temple at 2100 Westmoreland Street. The forum will feature opportunities for women to reflect and embrace Jewish values and learn […]

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Critter Corner: Winston

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THIS IS WINSTON. He’s a 9 year old Doxiepoo. He loves to lay around and bark at every single noise or movement he hears. He is most definitely a momma’s boy and is one of the most stubborn dogs you will ever meet.

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Henderson Student Council Donates to D.C. Central Kitchen

December 30, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

MARY ELLEN HENDERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL’S STUDENT COUNCIL recently donated $200 to the D.C. Central Kitchen to support the organization’s efforts to feed local communities during the increasingly cold winter months. Here are (l to r) last year’s Student Council president and current Mason freshman Ciara Curtin, current president Katherine Donovan, Central […]

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