Students with Therapeutic Non-Profit Perform at the Creative Cauldron

August 24, 2018 12:30 PM0 comments

TALENTED STUDENTS WHO WORK WITH the Middleburg, Virginia, based “A Place to Be” non-profit were featured at Aug. 11 cabaret at the Creative Cauldron in F.C. The mission of the group is “to help people face, navigate and overcome life’s challenges using the therapeutic arts.” It is composed of “leaders […]

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August’s FIRSTfriday Welcomes New Business & Exhibit

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A LITTLE LATE, but some necessary representation from August’s FIRSTfriday event at Art and Frame of Falls Church. (From left to right) New City of Falls Church business owner Esi House of Health Essence Clinical Massage, son Andrew, husband Chris, featured FIRSTfriday artist Valerie Makepeace and Mayor David Tarter stopped […]

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McLean Governing Board Hosts 2 Budget Meetings

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The McLean Community Center (MCC) Governing Board invites residents of Small District 1A-Dranesville to attend two meetings and to submit comments on the Center’s fiscal year 2020 budget. The first meeting, the Finance Committee Meeting of the Whole, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. A Public […]

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Covert Park on Eastern Edge of City Houses Historic Site

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By Adam Rosenfeld While the City of Falls Church may get passing mentions in many textbooks, it was the backdrop for two of the most innovative moments in the history of aerial reconnaissance. “Falls Church made aeronautical history twice during the Civil War,” local historian and author Bradley Gernand said. […]

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Choralis Performs Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah’

August 23, 2018 6:45 PM0 comments

Area choristers are invited to join members of Choralis on Tuesday, Aug. 28 for a sing-through Mendelssohn’s “Elijah,” led by Artistic Director Gretchen Kuhrmann and featuring Kerry Wilkerson as Elijah, as well as Danielle Talmantes, Soprano; Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-Soprano; Dennys Moura, Tenor and Keyboard Artist Todd Fickley. Choralis’ Summer Sing […]

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F.C. Democrats Hold Labor Day Ice Cream Social

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The Falls Church Democratic Committee is hosting its Labor Day Ice Cream Social on Monday, Sept. 3 from 2 p.m. – 4:30 pm in the Cherry Hill Park picnic shelter (312 Park Ave., Falls Church). For more information, contact F.C.’s Democratic Committee at

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Local Moto X Rider Seeks Entry in National Circuit

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TRANSPLANT-TURNED-LOCAL Kyle Endriss is a professional motocross racer who competed in the national qualifying race at Budds Creek in Mechanicsville, Maryland this past weekend. He’s continuing to pursue his dream of racing against the sport’s top 40 fastest riders in the near future. (Photo: Courtesy Kyle Endriss)

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F.C. Arts ‘Students and Instructors Show’ Opens

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A month-long exhibit spotlighting the disciples and teachers of Falls Church Arts (FCA), titled the “Falls Church Arts Students and Instructors Show” opens Saturday, Aug. 25, featuring a variety of colorful works. On opening night Aug. 25 the public is invited to meet the artists at the FCA Gallery (700-B […]

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Community Emergency Team Training in Sept. & Oct.

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area. CERT trains county residents in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and […]

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Closs Selected as 2018’s ‘Friend in Deed’

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CECILIA D. CLOSS was awarded the Friends of McLean Community Center’s (FMCC) 2018 Friend in Deed Award at the organization’s annual meeting. Closs is the 27th person to receive this award “with gratitude for outstanding leadership and support of the McLean Community Center.” FMCC President W. Glenn Yarborough, Jr. presented […]

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