To make up for no Halloween Hootenanny, this winter-themed event for elementary-aged students will give kids and families the option to participate in snowball fights, carnival games, a photo booth, Chick-Fil-A, raffle and prizes and refreshments.
On Saturday, Dec. 14 from 4 – 7 p.m., Christ Crossman United Methodist Church (384 N Washington St, Falls Church) will open its doors to the community for a historic walk through Bethlehem.
Team members Mya Taheri, Elena Clark Wilson, Ashwin Colby, Anand Colby and Christopher Draper placed 10 out of 36 teams in the qualification round and will compete again in Centreville on Dec. 15 for a chance to advance to States.
The Alden, a division of the McLean Community Center (MCC — 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean) presents the family friendly holiday musical “Frosty” for two performances only on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society will hold its annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m. at Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church (3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church).
The Washington Sinfonietta will be holding its annual Family Holiday Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Falls Church Episcopal (166 E. Broad Street, Falls Church).
New Dominion Chorale and Orchestra will present G. F. Handel’s “Messiah” on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College (4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria).
Donations may be given online at fcedf.org by choosing “Donate Now” and specifying “Family Assistance Fund,” or by sending checks to FCEF, 150 S. Washington St, Suite 400, Falls Church, VA 22046.
The Northwest Arlington Lions are now preparing for their charities fundraiser of December with their sale of fresh Florida, Texas and California citrus, Georgia pecans and Vermont maple syrup at the Overlee Pool (Bath House – Lower Level) located at 6030 Lee Highway, Arlington, lower entrance off John Marshall Dr.
On Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., the McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean) will hold its Governing Board meeting. All Governing Board meetings are open to the public.