Two successful Sunday evenings in April will offer receptions for supporters of the Falls Church Democratic Committee and the Citizens for a Better City. On April 12, the Democratic Committee will host its annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner with a traditional potluck supper at the F.C. Community Center that will feature new U.S. Rep. Don Beyer as the keynote speaker. It opens with a social hour at 5 p.m. and then the supper and speaker at 6 p.m. Four Democratic elected officials who will all be on the ballot this November will also be present, including Sen. Dick Saslaw, Del. Marcus Simon, Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos and Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson. Ticket prices vary and can be found at secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/2015-jandj.
The following Sunday, April 19, the Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad will be the scene for the annual meeting and cocktail reception of the Citizens for a Better City. The reception begins at 5 p.m. including light hors d’oeuvres with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Cocktails including 2015 dues for CBC members will be $30.