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Employees of Falls Church City businesses, as well as residents, are now potentially eligible for free tax preparation by the Falls Church City Housing and Human and Human Services Division.

The service, which will be available 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday, Feb 9 – April 13 is available by appointment only. Call 703-248-5005 for an appointment or to learn more.

Jazzercise is moving into The Byron located at 513 W. Broad St. in Falls Church. The new studio, which will blend aerobics, yoga, Pilates and kickboxing movements into dance routines set to current music, plans to be open for business in mid-March. More than 25 classes will be available each week in the mornings, evenings and weekends. For more information about the Falls Church Jazzercise, owned and operated by Anne Constant, visit igetfitnow.com or call 703-622-2152.

Stifel & Capra will soon be moving and expanding to include new boutiques and working artist studios. Owned and operated by Theresa Wells Stifel, the eclectic Falls Church boutique providing “art and ornament for your life” will move from its current location at 210 Little Falls into the former Antique House located at 460 W. Broad St. in March. To follow along with the significant repair and decorating taking place at the shop’s new home, visit the blog on stifelandcapra.com. Stifel & Capra is open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. On Friday, March 6, the shop will be open extended hours for a spring cleaning sale as part of FIRSTfriday of Falls Church.

Events

Argia’s restaurant in Falls Church is one of 180 restaurants participating in the 14th Annual DC Restaurant Week from Feb. 16-22. The week features multi-course lunches priced at $20.09 and dinners priced at $35.09 are prepared especially for the event presented by Destination DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington. Beverages, gratuity and tax are not included in the special pricing. Argia’s, which also offers half-price bottles of wine Monday evenings and 10 percent off family sized portions on Tuesday evenings, is open Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Friday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., and Sunday, 5 – 9:30 p.m. Argia’s is located at 124 N. Washington St. in Falls Church. Call 703-534-1033 for more information.

Curves Falls Church is offering free weight management classes to teach its proven method for losing weight and raising metabolism. More studied than any other program, Curves’ classes are based on the groundbreaking new research findings of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory at Texas A&M University. Classes, available to members and non-members, are free to those who choose to follow the diet. Classes include: Start-Up Class (90 minutes) for first-time participants; Special Topics Classes (30 minutes) which will cover a different topic each month, including Smart Grocery Shopping, Choosing the Right Carbohydrates, Eating Out, Emotional Eating, etc. and Phase 3 (30 minutes) to teach the last and most important stage of the Curves Weight management Plan and the secret that makes the plan work. The first class is Tues, Feb 24 from 7 – 9 p.m. in room 229 at Columbia Baptist Church located at 103 W. Columbia St. in Falls Church. Space is limited, so please call Curves to register 703-536-0140.

Vantage Fitness is hosting the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s February Networking Mixer on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Refreshments, a tour of the facility and an opportunity to network with the business community will be provided. The event is free to members and friends of the business community. Vantage Fitness is located on the second floor of The Read Building, located at 405 W. Broad St. in Falls Church. For more information about Vantage Fitness, visit vantage-fitness.com.

McLean Community Connections, which fosters interactive, multicultural dialogue for better understanding within communities, is hosting a McLean Community Dialogue entitled “Economy Down, Stress Up; Questions for our Community” on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. in McLean. The event will enable attendees to share stories and learn from the experience of others. Reservations are required by Feb. 23 at 703-324-3453 or [email protected]. Registration will start at 7 p.m.; the program will finish at 9:30 p.m.

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