Library Expansion & Renovation Town Hall Slated for July 20

July 7, 2016 2:32 PM0 comments

by Grace Hodgman On Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. there will be a town hall meeting in City Council Chambers at 300 Park Avenue regarding the proposed expansion and renovation of Mary Riley Styles Public Library. The Mary Riley Styles Public Library Board of Trustees is inviting the public […]

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Ballston Iceplex Hosts Skate Night for the Disabled

July 6, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

Individuals with disabilities are invited to bring their friends and family to an Adapted Ice Skate Night at Kettler Capitals Iceplex at Ballston, located at 627 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, on Saturday, July 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. All ages are welcome to the event and admission to the […]

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Weston & Thomas Named Community Center’s 2016 ‘Friends in Deed’

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The Friends of the McLean Community Center has named Bonnie Weston and Gordon Thomas the recipients of its 2016 Friend in Deed award. Weston and Thomas are the 24th and 25th persons to receive this recognition “with gratitude for outstanding leadership and support of the McLean Community Center,”  a press release […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance Features ‘Suite Inspirations’

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The Arlington Artists Alliance is featuring Suite Inspirations, a show focusing on what it means to create art in a series now through Friday, July 29 at Gallery Underground, located at 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. The show will featured work from all-mediums. The exhibition explores what happens when an artist creates […]

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D’Michael Thompson of F.C. Selected for Leadership Program

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Falls Church resident D’Michael Thompson is among 70 students across the globe who were recently selected to participate in the Four Star Leadership program, which will take place from July 9-15 in Hobart, Okla. The Four Star Leadership program with General Tommy Franks is a free program that provides students […]

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F.C. Residents Graduate from James Madison University

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Several Falls Church residents recently graduated from the James Madison University for the spring 2016 semester. David Olson graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. Laura Massaro and Charlotte Lathrop graduated magna cum laude. Massaro graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary liberal studies and Lathrop graduated […]

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Composter Building Workshop Slated for July 30

July 5, 2016 12:23 PM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a Build-Your-Own Composter Workshop on Saturday, July 30 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Falls Church City Community Center located at 223 Little Falls Street. At the workshop, participants will start with a pile of recycled lumber, a recycled […]

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F.C. Library Invites Parents to Weekly Baby Dance Party

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue is starting its weekly baby dance party called Dance with Your Baby at the Library on Friday, July 8 from 10:30 – 11 a.m. in the library’s conference room. At the weekly event, children ages 0 – 18 months can […]

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The Choralis Foundation Renames Premiere Award

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The Falls Church-based Choralis Foundation recently announced that it is renaming the award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music, the premiere award given out at its annual Greater Washington D.C. Area Choral Excellence Award. The award’s new name is The J. Reilly Lewis Award for Choral Excellence in honor and […]

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City of F.C. Offers Rape Aggression Defense Course

July 1, 2016 2:33 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department is offering a free Rape Aggression Defense program to teach women self-defense tactics and techniques. Women ages 12 and up are eligible for the course, which will be offered August 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 6 – 9 p.m. The course will […]

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