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Calendar: November 10th – 16th

Local Events

Friday, November 11th

Veterans Day Ceremony
Every year the Recreation and Parks Department honors all those who served in the armed forces with a ceremony at the City of Falls Church Veterans Memorial, located in front of the Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) 11:00 a.m.

Every year the Recreation and Park Department honors all those who served in the armed forces with a ceremony at the City of Falls Church Veterans Memorial. This ceremony will be held Friday, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. (Photo: Scarlett Williams)

Veterans Yoga Class
This yoga class is adapted for all levels and abilities, based on the teachings of Warriors at Ease, an organization which utilizes research-based trauma-sensitive yoga and meditation to support health for military, veterans and their families. The class will be taught by an Air Force Veteran. Hosted at Workhouse Arts Center at the Rizer Pavilion (9601 Ox Rd, Lorton). 1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Workhouse Military In The Arts
This workshop is designed to be fun-filled and an art-making experience for the whole family. Join talented artists to create and complete a unique work-of-art that one can take with them. Hosted at Workhouse Arts Center (9601 Ox Rd, Lorton). 2:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 12th

Jazz Orchestra Salute to Military
Celebrate Veterans Day week with an evening of jazz standards featuring music from the Jazz age and eras of World War I and World War II. Free for veterans and service members. Performed at the Hylton Center at George Mason University. 8:00 p.m.

Settle Down Easy 4th Anniversary Party
Settle Down Easy Brewing in Falls Church is celebrating its 4th year in business with a party. It will be an all day event with drink and food specials. 2822 Fallfax Drive, Falls Church. 12:00 p.m.

Scouting For Food
Falls Church-area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will walk through neighborhoods to collect any donated food that residents set outside their front doors before 9:00 a.m. that day as part of the annual Scouting for Food drive to benefit local food pantries. Since scouts will not enter buildings to collect donations, residents of apartments and condominium buildings are advised to deliver food donations to the parking lot of Falls Church Presbyterian Church (225 E. Broad St., Falls Church) between 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on November 12th.

Sunday, November 13th
VPIS Fall Membership Meeting
The VPIS Fall Membership Meeting will focus on efforts to maintain and improve tree canopy within the City and the region, in light of recent canopy declines and to help address climate change. Held at the American Legion (400 North Oak Street, Falls Church). 3:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

“Sweat For A Vet” Fundraiser
Onelife Fitness Mclean is hosting their “Sweat for a Vet” fundraiser at 1800 Old Meadow Road, Mclean. They collect funds for the USO, Sneakers for Soldiers and the Wounded Warrior Project. Toiletries and wanted clothing will also be collected for Vietnam Veterans of America. 8:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. Donations can be dropped off in the lobby.

Live Music

Thursday, November 10th

Brett Stafford Smith. Clare & Don’s Beach Shack (130 N Washington St. Falls Church) 6:00 p.m. (703) 532-9283

Albert Castiglia Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8:00 p.m. (703) 241-9504

Friday, November 11th

Dan & Chuck
Clare & Don’s Beach Shack (130 N Washington St. Falls Church) 5:30 p.m. (703) 532-9283

Tusk: The Ultimate FleetWood Mac Tribute. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA) 8:30 p.m. (703) 237-0300

Acoustic Ayre Duo. Solace Outpost (444 W Broad St., Falls Church). 8:00 p.m. (571) 378-1469

Too Extra. Dogwood Tavern (132 W. Broad Street, Falls Church). 9:30 a.m. (703) 237-8333

Saturday, November 12th

The Gayle Harrod Band. Dogwood Tavern (132 W. Broad Street, Falls Church). 9:30 p.m. (703) 237-8333

Sunday, November 13th

Magical Mystery Four. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 4:00 p.m. (703) 241-9504

Theatre/Arts Events

Thursday, November 10th

Blue Stockings
First produced in London at the National Theatre Studio & RADA (the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) in 2012, then at London’s Globe Theatre in 2013, the play is based on historical events. In the play, four young women and their impassioned teachers go up against academia’s entrenched patriarchy and strict society gender roles to earn those rights. It is an electric script, full of drama, suspense, comedy & romance, following the lives of four budding women scientists and their struggle for equality & empowerment. Performed at Marshall High School from November 10th — 12th at 7:30 p.m.

Pippin is the story of a young man on the universal quest for purpose. On his quest, he is led on a musical journey through battles, the pursuit of power, the challenges of love, and the joys of everyday, ordinary experiences. It will be performed at Justice High School from November 10th — 12th. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 12th

I Am Here!
‘I Am Here’ tells the story of first generation immigrants with a special collaboration with renown kinetic sculpture artist, Kevin Reese, “A Cup of Tea’ an Asian culturally influenced work with music accompaniment by Chinese Dulcimer musician, Chao Tian, and ‘A New Day’ – a contemporary ballet with a fun, light-hearted ode to Mozart’s humor and playful score to encourage, inspire, and motivate everyone to have a positive attitude and energy to face whatever challenges come at us. Come join us for a wonderful evening of dance and a unique cultural experience! Showing at Capital One Hall at 6:30 p.m.