The Fairfax County Park Authority is ramping up long-range planning efforts to align existing plans and current initiatives with its goals for the future. The park system’s master planning effort builds on the findings from the Parks Count Needs Assessment that was completed last spring. Based on the assessment and […]
Author: Sam Tabachnik
A forum dedicated to raising sexual abuse awareness will be held next month in Arlington. “We Support the Girls: Breaking the Silence to End Child Sexual Abuse Community Event” will take place Feb. 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford St., […]
Four Falls Church students made the dean’s list at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2016 semester: Junior Ashley Nino at Elizabethtown College (PA); Jamie Grant at Ohio Wesleyan University; and Alexis Huggins and Abigail Smith at Wheaton College (Ill.).
In front of full bleachers in the gym at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School on Tuesday morning, the school’s nine geography bee finalists competed to earn their way into the the state level competition. Henderson’s annual school-wide National Geography Bee contestants are determined by preliminary testing to place into competition […]
Twenty-seven Falls Church students have been named to the James Madison University dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester: Karna Kristian Kc, Shanon Derzinski, Natalie Farrell, Kira Williams, Kevin Schmidt, Alexander McMillen, Claire Rapuano, Darby Quave, Hannah Ackleson, Mary Magdalene Goldsmith, Jeffrey Antetomaso, Jonah Hicks, Kimberly Bianco, Kelly McNesby, Nadine […]
New York City’s Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, one of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance companies, comes to The Alden at the McLean Community Center (MCC) for a single performance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Tickets are $35 for the general public, $20 for MCC tax district […]
Falls Church resident Kristina Skotte graduated last month from Azusa Pacific University in California. Skotte earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science on Dec. 17.
George Mason High School basketball programs are sponsoring a used athletic shoe drive during the next three home games: Jan. 23 (Girls), Jan. 25 (Boys) and Jan. 26 (Girls). George Mason basketball players and coaches sponsor a charity basketball camp in the town of Banica in a poor region of […]
One of the world’s most prolific crime writers, Ian Rankin comes to the Central Library in Arlington to debut his latest novel, Rather Be the Devil, on Monday Feb. 13 from 7 – 9 p.m. This book marks the 30th anniversary of Rankin’s famous fictional character, John Rebus. Rather Be […]
On the eve of the inauguration Creative Cauldron has announced that it will join theaters across the nation to make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, […]