Mary Riley Styles Public Library Hosts Fine Free Week

April 5, 2016 3:34 PM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library, located at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, will be waiving overdue fines for items returned between Sunday, April 10 and Saturday, April 16 in honor of National Library Week. Fines will only be waived for items returned that week – existing fines for previously returned […]

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F.C. Students Featured in Book Club for Kids Podcast

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The newest episode of the Book Club for Kids podcast features a trio of students from Belvedere Elementary School in Falls Church. Fifth graders Max Schmeck, Mateo Gruendel and Sarah Hoffman discussed Kate Messner’s novel about the not-so-distant future Eye of the Storm with host Kitty Felde. The novel imagines a world […]

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Falls Church Residents Act In ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

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Two children who live in Falls Church, Katherine and Emma Hart, are part of the cast of Mount Vernon Children’s Community Theatre’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which premiered on Friday, April 1 at Bryant Alternative High School, located at 2709 Popkins Lane. Katherine is a student […]

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Creative Cauldron Awarded Multiple Grants for Training Project

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Creative Cauldron has received funding from from the Arts Council of Fairfax County and The Hanlon Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia to support a new Technical Theater Training Program for at-risk youth, in partnership with Homestretch, Inc. The Arts Council of Fairfax County awarded the project a […]

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F.C. Children Hunt for Eggs During City’s Easter Event

April 1, 2016 3:41 PM0 comments

by Claudette Brown The City hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26 at Cherry Hill Park. Children from around the area came to partake in the hunt and get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Check out our gallery of photos from the event below.

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Faces of Falls Church: March 31 – April 6, 2016

March 31, 2016 1:13 PM0 comments

Nick, 20, on being a server at La Caraqueña: “It’s good. I really like it. I’ve always been around people and talking to them and making them laugh.”

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James Madison U. Students Volunteer for Spring Break

March 30, 2016 1:33 PM0 comments

Students from Falls Church chose to use their spring break from college to volunteer at one of 25 different sites across the country. The students spent the week serving others while living simply and submerging themselves in the culture of their surroundings. Shanna Bishop, a junior integrated science and technology major, […]

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Lebanese Taverna Donates to Stuart Educational Foundation

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The Lebanese Taverna restaurant at Arlington’s Pentagon Row will donate 20 percent of their proceeds on Sunday, April 3 to J.E.B. Stuart High School’s Educational Foundation, which gives scholarships to financially-strapped students from Stuart. There are few ways to participate in the fundraiser. Customers can dine in or take their […]

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Marshall HS Wins Real Food for Kids Challenge

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Marshall High School’s Culinary Academy won the Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge for the second consecutive year on Saturday, March 12 at Robinson High School. The school’s winning entry was a Thai inspired Chicken Wrap served with a soba noodle and vegetable salad. Marshall’s Culinary Academy team was one […]

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LeeLee Hunter Performs at Lewinsville Presbyterian

March 29, 2016 4:01 PM0 comments

LeeLee Hunter, a classical guitarist, will perform in recital on Sunday, April 10 in the sanctuary of Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, located at 1724 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Her concert will be the second in Lewinsville’s 2016 performance series Live at Lewinsville. Hunter grew up in the congregation of Lewinsville Presbyterian Church. She […]

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