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2017 Northern Virginia Community Health Fair

April 20, 2017 5:53 PM0 comments

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Incorporated, Northern Virginia Chapter (NCBW NOVA) along with the Northern Virginia Section of the National Council for Negro Women, Inc (NCNW NOVA) and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. are hosting a free Community Health Fair on Saturday, […]

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May Day Music Festival In Arlington

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The 32nd Annual May Day Music Festival takes place on Saturday, May 6 from 12 – 5 p.m. at the Potomac Overlook Park (2845 Marcey Rd., Arlington). Attendees can enjoy several live music performances, community exhibits and games. Festival guests are encouraged to meet with the VCE Master Gardeners who […]

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Fairlington Community Center Hosts Classes

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On Tuesday, May 2, the Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington) hosts a class called “Container and Balcony Gardening” from 7 – 8:30 p.m. At the class, participants can learn easy steps to add color with flowers and foliage, create a desirable amount of privacy and grow edibles. […]

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Robotics Team Heads To World Championships

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George Mason High School’s robotics team, 1418, placed third at the District Championships the first weekend of Spring Break. For their efforts the students received the Innovation in Control Award, which recognizes the most innovative control system or application of control components to provide unique machine functions. The award and […]

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Kelly AuCoin of “The Americans” Reflects on Local History

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By Lois Elfman One of the hottest shows on television today, The Americans, has a distinct connection to the city of Falls Church. Set in the 1980s during the Reagan era, the drama follows the lives and intrigues of KGB spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, who “the center” placed in […]

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Mason High’s Grad Party Fundraiser Set for Sunday

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George Mason High School’s All-Night Graduation Celebration committee will be holding its annual fundraiser and auction for the senior class festivities at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack on Sunday, Apr. 23. Auction items include tickets to Washington Nationals baseball games, weekend getaways to nearby destinations local classes and more. Raffle […]

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Marsden & Kory Attend NARFE Meeting

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The Falls Church chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) recently announced it was dissolving and all of the chapter’s 100-plus members have been transferred to the Annandale chapter. State Sen. David Marsden and Del. Kaye Kory will report on the recent General Assembly proceedings at the […]

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MEH Students Take 1st & 2nd At Annual Sonnet Contest

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students Elisabeth Snyder and Grace Tarpgaard took home first and second place, respectively, at this year’s Folger Shakespeare Library Annual Sonnet Contest. The contest was open to students in grades 3 – 12 from the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area. The winners and runner-ups will be recognized and […]

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VPIS Holds Annual Attic Treasures Sale

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The Village Preservation & Improvement Society holds its 50th annual Attic Treasures Sale on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls St.). Proceeds assist the Neighborhood Tree Program, the Cherry Hill Summer Concerts in the Park, and several community […]

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Guest Commentary: Why is Virginia Shortchanging Its Programs?

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By John Eltzroth Why is Virginia in such bad shape that we are selling our roads to foreign corporations and filling 33 percent of our university seats with out of state students? Not so long ago we funded these public expenses with tax revenues and we had good roads and […]

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