Local Student Studies Abroad in the Galapagos

October 12, 2017 3:40 PM0 comments

Casey Michelle Howard, a senior majoring in neuroscience at the University of Rochester, is spending the fall semester in Galapagos, Ecuador. Howard, the daughter of Cheryl Howard and Jeffrey Howard, is a resident of Falls Church, and a graduate of George C. Marshall High School. Hundreds of University of Rochester […]

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Discussion on Green Schools Taking Place Next Thursday

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The community is invited to attend a panel discussion on green schools, hosted by the City of Falls Church Environmental Sustainability Council (ESC) at its next meeting, on Thursday, Oct. 19 starting at 7:30 p.m. The panel will explore the value of sustainably designed schools for students, teachers and the […]

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Tysons Library Opens Saturday After 2 Years of Renovations

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On Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., book and library lovers alike will fling open the doors and celebrate the reopening of the new and improved Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library which will have a formal ribbon-cutting, music, story hour, all day technology open house, refreshments and best of all, the unveiling of new features in sparkling space.

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Critter Corner: Snickers

October 6, 2017 5:00 PM0 comments

Introducing one of the new mascots at the Pet Spa at Barkley Square is this young pup, Snickers. Clearly a photogenic one, he’s also a go-getter, as Snickers requested that Barkley’s president/owner, Kristina Robertson, submit this photo so his pals from the local Hydrant will stop by and say hello.

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Homestretch Urges Support for Purple Purse Challenge

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Homestretch, a non-profit organization that helps homeless families move from crisis to financial independence and long-term stability, is a part of the 2017 Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge during the month of October which is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Interested locals can participate in the challenge and help Homestretch […]

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Volunteers Needed for TJ Vision & Hearing Screenings

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Morning and afternoon time slots are available for volunteers to help out at Thomas Jefferson Elementary (601 S Oak St., Falls Church) with the state required vision and hearing screenings. No experience is necessary. Volunteers need to arrive 10 minutes before their shift for a brief orientation.

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New Falls Church Arts Exhibit Open Until November

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Falls Church Arts opened its Abstract Expression Art Show on Saturday, September 30 at the new FCA Gallery at 700-B West Broad St. Throngs of artists and Falls Church Arts supporters attended the event with over 22 new artists entering this show. The Abstract Expression show runs now through Saturday, […]

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McLean Fun Run Set to Kick Off on Oct. 7

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The McLean 5K Fun Run, hosted by the McLean Community Center with the support of event sponsors Century 21 New millennium, Chain Bridge Bank and the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce, is coming back this fall. The race is slated for Saturday, Oct. 7 and will start from the McLean […]

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Fall Carnival at Jefferson Takes Place Next Weekend

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The Falls Church Elementary Parent-Teacher Association is hosting its fall carnival. The entrance fee is $10 prepaid, $12 at the door for children 3-12 and includes unlimited access to inflatables, carnival games and field games. Entrance for accompanying adults and younger children are free. Tickets for the face painting, cake […]

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Local Animals Blessed by Dulin United Methodist

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Blessings all around for the pets of Falls Church community members as they attended the Dulin United Methodist Church’s special animal blessing event this past Sunday. The turnout was canine-heavy, settling a long debate that all dogs (at least want to) go to heaven. The scarcity of cats was noticed, […]

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