F.C. Student Wins ‘If I Were Mayor’ Essay Contest

February 3, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Evan Lankford of Falls Church was selected as the Region 5 winner of the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest recently and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe presented an certificate recognizing Lankford’s essay to him last Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. The contest drew more than […]

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TheatreMcLean Boosters Hold Ledo Pizza Fundraiser

February 2, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

TheatreMcLean, the theater program of McLean High School, is holding a fundraiser at Ledo Pizza, located at 7510 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Customers who place dine in or carry out orders at that Ledo location on February 9 can tell the cashier […]

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Harlem Renaissance Fair Includes One-Man Play

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The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation is hosting its inaugural Harlem Renaissance Fair on Friday, Feb. 19 from 6 – 11 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College’s Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center, located at 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. In an evening of Jazz, dance, poetry and displays, The Thad Wilson […]

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Mardi Gras Cooking Workshop Scheduled for Feb. 8

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Langston-Brown Community & Senior Center and Park, located at 2121 N. Culpepper St., Arlington, is hosting a Mardi Gras Cooking with a Healthy Twist class on Monday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. – noon. The Virginia Cooperative Extension will demonstrate a nutritious version of traditional Cajun cooking, along with recipes to […]

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McLean Community Center Announces February Events

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The McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, recently announced its February schedule of events, which include a trip to The Zone, jewelry and fashion show and a scholarship deadline. The Old Firehouse Teen Center, located at 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, is taking teenagers on a trip […]

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Fairfax Genealogical Society Hosts 2 Talks

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The Fairfax Genealogical Society is hosting two talks over the next week. The first talk will be given by Sharon Hodges at the society’s January meeting and program, which was rescheduled from its original date because of winter storm Jonas. Hodges will talk about “Expanding Your Research Using Interlibrary Loan, Digitized Books, […]

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3 Vegetable Gardening Workshops Slated for February

February 1, 2016 4:44 PM0 comments

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia are presenting three workshops for beginning vegetable gardeners at three locations in Arlington and Alexandria in February. The workshop will focus on site selection, soil requirements and soil improvement as well as crop selection and planting schedules.  Participants will also learn […]

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Falls Church Arts ‘All to Pieces’ Show Opens on Feb. 10

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The new Falls Church Arts show “All to Pieces” opens on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at ArtSpace Falls Church at 410 S. Maple Avenue with an artists’ reception from 7:30 – 10 p.m. The art work being featured in “All to Pieces,” which was open to all artists, was juried for creative […]

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Registration Open for Summer Sewing Classes in F.C.

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Registration recently opened for summer sewing classes with The Finishing School, a sewing school based in Falls Church. The school, which is located at 609 Park Ave., Falls Church, offers children the opportunity to learn the basics of machine sewing, serging and understanding patterns. During the week-long sessions students make fun and […]

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Mary Riley Styles Library Hosts Winter Crafts Event

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library is hosting back-to-back winter crafts events for local children on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. The first event starts at 1 p.m., ends at 2:30 p.m. and will give children in grades K – 4 the chance to create at the library’s […]

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