F.C. Workshop on Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

March 31, 2017 2:05 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Housing and Human Services department presents a workshop for adults on preventing, recognizing, and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is presented by Darkness to Light in cooperation with SCAN Northern Virginia and We Support the Girls. This empowering training, “Stewards of Children,” […]

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Mason High Students Tackle the Big Apple

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Over 130 George Mason High School students traveled Sunday to New York City for three days of musical performances. There were vocal workshops with Broadway performers, concerts aboard the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier and Tuesday’s evening performance by the wind ensemble at Carnegie Hall replete with a standing ovation. The […]

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Award-Winning Designer Comes to F.C. Garden Club Meeting

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“Adding Pizzazz to Your Seasonal Containers,” a presentation on composing outdoor containers by award-winning designer Claire, comes to the Falls Church Garden Club meeting on Monday, April 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. The free presentation is open to the public and will be held at the American Legion Post (130, 400 […]

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Falls Church Raises Awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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To raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, City of Falls Church officials and citizens came together on Monday night to plant a pinwheel garden at the entrance of Cherry Hill Park. The pinwheel is the symbol of child abuse prevention and reflects childhood hope, health and […]

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Faces of Falls Church: March 30 – April 5, 2017

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Michelle Moriarty, employee at The Local Market: “We’re the only thing that separates the people who shop here, and where their food comes from.”

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Fairfax Schools Announces STEM Summer Camps

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For the fourth consecutive year, Fairfax County Public Schools is partnering with SySTEMic Solutions, Northern Virginia Community College’s K-16 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) outreach initiative, to host several summer camps at three high schools in the county. The camps are designed to provide rising 4th through 12th grade […]

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Critter Corner: Petunia & Blue!

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Two best buds, Petunia, a chocolate lab, and Blue, the family cat, take a snooze on the couch on a lazy Saturday morning in Falls Church.

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McLean Community Center Unveils Ingleside Renovation

March 30, 2017 6:10 PM0 comments

The McLean Community Center (MCC) held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the renovation of its 1234 Ingleside Avenue facility at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22. Speakers, MCC Executive Director George Sachs, MCC Governing Board Chair Laurelie Wallace and Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust, detailed the six-year-long […]

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Local Youth Soccer Team Wows at Virginia Tourney

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A team of local soccer players, the Premier AC 04 Navy boys team, won the Boys U13 Elite division (the most competitive division) of the Icebreaker soccer tournament in Prince William County last weekend. Standing (L – R): Jacob Davidson, Nate Fried, Graeme Ewart, Quinn Castelli, Indiana Rupert, Ryan Mahshie, […]

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MEH Career Fair Set for April 21

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School hosts its Annual Career Fair on Friday, April 21 from 7:15 – 11:15 a.m. Parent and community volunteers are needed to talk about their occupations with middle school students. The school asks those interested in volunteering to fill out a volunteer form at fccps.org. The […]

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