Last Chance to Catch Ringling Bros. Circus

January 24, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World features an immersive circus experience that takes families to space to witness incredible acrobatic performances on different planets. Ringling Bros. invites families to experience The Greatest Show On Earth one last time to see the most extraordinary performers and […]

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F.C.’s Dvorak to Make Ensemble Debut

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Falls Church harpist Melissa Dvorak will make her debut in the National Chamber Ensemble at the Rosslyn Spectrum in February. Dvorak, a well-known harp soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, performed for Pope Francis during the pontiff’s historic visit to the U.S. last year. She will be joined by violinist […]

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Homestretch Hosting ‘Independence Day’ Celebration

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Homestretch, the Falls Church organization helping homeless families attain permanent housing and self-sufficiency, is hosting an “Independence Day” celebration next month at The State Theatre (220 N. Washington St., Falls Church). The Feb. 23 event will feature a live and silent auction, dessert, dancing and music from Sudden M Pac […]

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Critter Corner: Clifford and Rockford

January 23, 2017 1:05 PM0 comments

CLIFFORD AND ROCKFORD make some time during a walk around The Little City to pose with the “LOVE” letters at George Mason Square.

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Fairfax Park Authority Master Planning Efforts Underway

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The Fairfax County Park Authority is ramping up long-range planning efforts to align existing plans and current initiatives with its goals for the future. The park system’s master planning effort builds on the findings from the Parks Count Needs Assessment that was completed last spring. Based on the assessment and […]

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Forum on Sexual Abuse Awareness Set for February

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A forum dedicated to raising sexual abuse awareness will be held next month in Arlington. “We Support the Girls: Breaking the Silence to End Child Sexual Abuse Community Event” will take place Feb. 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford St., […]

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Falls Church Students Earn Academic Honors

January 20, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

Four Falls Church students made the dean’s list at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2016 semester: Junior Ashley Nino at Elizabethtown College (PA); Jamie Grant at Ohio Wesleyan University; and Alexis Huggins and Abigail Smith at Wheaton College (Ill.).

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Henderson Geography Bee Finalists Compete

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In front of full bleachers in the gym at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School on Tuesday morning, the school’s nine geography bee finalists competed to earn their way into the the state level competition. Henderson’s annual school-wide National Geography Bee contestants are determined by preliminary testing to place into competition […]

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James Madison University Honors Falls Church Natives

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Twenty-seven Falls Church students have been named to the James Madison University dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester: Karna Kristian Kc, Shanon Derzinski, Natalie Farrell, Kira Williams, Kevin Schmidt, Alexander McMillen, Claire Rapuano, Darby Quave, Hannah Ackleson, Mary Magdalene Goldsmith, Jeffrey Antetomaso, Jonah Hicks, Kimberly Bianco, Kelly McNesby, Nadine […]

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F.C.’s Skotte Graduates From Azusa Pacific

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Falls Church resident Kristina Skotte graduated last month from Azusa Pacific University in California. Skotte earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science on Dec. 17.

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