FIRSTFriday Festivities at Art and Frame

March 9, 2017 5:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter and Councilwoman Karen Oliver joined students, musicians, jewelers, authors, artists, film producers and others for a gathering last Friday for FIRSTfriday at Art and Frame of Falls Church. (Photo: Tom Gittins)

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Mason Wind Ensemble Excels at District X Band Competition

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The George Mason Wind Ensemble competed last Friday in the District X Band Competition receiving overall excellent ratings for their performance of prepared level V and VI music, and for a sight-reading section of music new to the group. The band heads to New York in two weeks for a […]

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2017 Special Education Conference Set for April 1

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Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will hold its 12th annual Special Education Conference on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria. The conference, designed for parents and educators of students who receive special education services or who have learning challenges or special […]

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Mason Student selected to 2017 All Virginia State Band

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Tim Gilmour was selected to perform in the 2017 All Virginia State Band. Gilmour auditioned at James Madison University on February 28, placing 3rd out of 32 euphoniums. The euphonium players were selected from top district band and orchestra events from across the state. From April 6-8, Gilmour will be […]

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Merrifield Post Office Hosts Passport Fair on Sunday

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If you plan to travel outside the U.S. this spring or summer, the Postal Service is making it convenient to obtain a passport by hosting a one-day Passport Fair at the Merrifield Post Office this Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 9 a.m. – noon. “This Passport Fair will provide applicants […]

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Mason Robotics Wins 3rd Innovation in Control Award

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The Mason Robotics team was ranked No. 1 most of Saturday in the district competition but dropped to fifth of 39 teams after developing some electrical problems and sitting out a match. At the end of the qualifying rounds, GM was promptly picked for the number one alliance. To succeed […]

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Celtic Music Concert on March 11

March 6, 2017 2:42 PM0 comments

There will be a lively evening of acoustic Irish music at the Celtic Music Concert on Saturday, March 11 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse (312 Park Ave.). The band Mitchelstown will be performing on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, bouzouki, harpsichord, concertina, bodhran and […]

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Richard White, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 55

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Richard White, a former resident of Falls Church, died suddenly on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born July 15, 1961 in Washington, D.C. and lived in Falls Church throughout his school years. He graduated from George Mason High School in 1979 where he was an All-Met soccer player. He […]

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2941 Restaurant to Host ‘Spice Companion Dinner’

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On Sunday, March 12 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. 2941 Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and Sommelier Ryan Jones will host a spice dinner showcasing custom spice blends and a guest appearance from NYC Spice Master Lior Lev Sercarz of La Boîte Biscuits & Spices. The dinner also celebrates the recent […]

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Book Signing With Local Children’s Author Apr. 8

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Local children’s author, Paula Bordenkecher will be at the Barnes & Noble in Seven Corners on Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. to sign her book, The Adventures of Casey Formoonzago. The story follows the precocious angel, Casey, on her journey in heaven and the challenges that she faces with […]

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