Local Plant Clinics Open for the Spring Season

March 29, 2016 1:52 PM0 comments

Plant clinics staffed by the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners are opened on Wednesday, March 15 and will remain open through the fall season. This first plant clinic that opened this season meets every Wednesday through October from 6:45 – 8:45 p.m. and is located at the Arlington Central Library at […]

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NVCC Summer Course Registration Opens Today

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Registration for summer session classes at Northern Virginia Community College begins today, March 29. Students must register by 11:59 p.m. on the day before a session begins. Classes in the 12-week summer session begin May 16 and end August 7. There are also two six-week summer sessions, which start on […]

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D.C.’s First FPV Drone Race & Show Slated for April 2

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Rugged Sky Media and Drone Racers have partnered to host Race X, the Washington, D.C. region’s first first-person view drone race and show, on Saturday, April 2 from 2 – 11 p.m. There will be a team and solo competition at the event, which will take place at Dulles SportsPlex, […]

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F.C. Branch of Stratford University Wins National Accolade

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The Falls Church branch of Stratford University, located at 7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, was recently ranked number five on SR Education Group’s list of the 2016 Top Yellow Ribbon Online Colleges, according to a press release from SR Education Group. The group, which is an education research publisher, researched military […]

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Temple Rodef Shalom Hosts Discussion on Interfaith Families

March 28, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

The Women of Temple Rodef Shalom will host a discussion with Rabbi Stephanie Bernstein and other leaders immersed in the topic of interfaith families and Judaism on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Participants in the discussion will have the opportunity to learn more about Temple Rodef Shalom’s community and available resources […]

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F.C. Garden Club Hosts Publisher of Washington Garden Magazine

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The Falls Church Garden Club will host Kathy Jentz, publisher and editor of Washington Garden Magazine, for its monthly meeting on Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 130 at 400 N. Oak Street. Jentz will give a talk titled “Regionally Adapted Plants,” about tried and true low […]

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Local Organization Receives $35,000 Grant from Avon

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The Vietnamese Resettlement Association, located in Falls Church, has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. It is the 14th year that the program has received funding from the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to […]

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MaryEllen Davis Wins Horsemanship Competition

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MaryEllen Davis, a Falls Church resident and 2014 graduate of George Mason High School, won the Intermediate Horsemanship Class at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Semi Finals on Saturday, March 19 in Galva, Ill. Davis, who is a member of the Slippery Rock University Western Equestrian Team, will move on to compete […]

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Mason Students Compete in Forensics League Junior Varsity Public Forum

March 23, 2016 12:45 PM0 comments

BELLA HUBBLE (left) and Katie Smith (right) competed in the Washington Arlington Catholic Forensics League Junior Varsity Public Forum MetroFinals on Monday, March 14 and came in third place. Katie was also awarded the Eleanor Wright Award, given to students who compete in every Washington Arlington Catholic Forensics League tournament […]

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Henderson Students Perform at the Verizon Center

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HENDERSON’S COMBINED CONCERT AND WOMEN’S CHOIRS, directed by Lauren Carpel, performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Washington Wizards basketball game against the Detroit Pistons at the Verizon Center on Monday, March 14.

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