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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Jan 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
LightUP Fest 5:30 pm
LightUP Fest @ One Loudoun
Jan 1 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The LightUP Fest, a culture rich lights exhibit that combines traditional Chinese lanterns with modern lighting technology, will debut in the Washington Metro area on Nov. 8, 2018 at One Loudoun on 20 acres of land. The exhibit will open daily for 8 weeks consecutively from 5: 30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 2nd. Over 150,000 people will be able to enjoy the displays during the Festival duration and partake in entertainment, food, interactive craft activities and many more! As the largest light display held in East Coast, The LightUP Fest is unique in marrying the old and the new to present a wondrous and delightful experience for all. It uses the latest lighting technology to showcase the rich heritage, tradition and culture of the world. With 77 stunning displays presented in different themes, the LightUP Fest promises a magical night for everyone that visits. The 4 major themes are Tour of Fantasy; Freedom America; Mysterious East and Magical World. One of the featured highlights unique to this exhibit is the display of the Capitol Hill Building. In addition to incredible artisan crafted light displays, there will also be a daily performance of acrobats, dancers and musicians that are included in the exhibit. An international food court with great variety of unique cuisine including street food chefs from China will also be on site for the enjoyment of the attendees. An interactive craft and art section will showcase the intricate culture and tradition with hands on activities for all age groups to participate and enjoy.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Jan 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
LightUP Fest 5:30 pm
LightUP Fest @ One Loudoun
Jan 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The LightUP Fest, a culture rich lights exhibit that combines traditional Chinese lanterns with modern lighting technology, will debut in the Washington Metro area on Nov. 8, 2018 at One Loudoun on 20 acres of land. The exhibit will open daily for 8 weeks consecutively from 5: 30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. until Jan. 2nd. Over 150,000 people will be able to enjoy the displays during the Festival duration and partake in entertainment, food, interactive craft activities and many more! As the largest light display held in East Coast, The LightUP Fest is unique in marrying the old and the new to present a wondrous and delightful experience for all. It uses the latest lighting technology to showcase the rich heritage, tradition and culture of the world. With 77 stunning displays presented in different themes, the LightUP Fest promises a magical night for everyone that visits. The 4 major themes are Tour of Fantasy; Freedom America; Mysterious East and Magical World. One of the featured highlights unique to this exhibit is the display of the Capitol Hill Building. In addition to incredible artisan crafted light displays, there will also be a daily performance of acrobats, dancers and musicians that are included in the exhibit. An international food court with great variety of unique cuisine including street food chefs from China will also be on site for the enjoyment of the attendees. An interactive craft and art section will showcase the intricate culture and tradition with hands on activities for all age groups to participate and enjoy.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Jan 3 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Jan 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Jan 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Jan 6 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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The Borgen Project Informational Event
The Borgen Project Informational Event @ Dolley Madison Library
Jan 10 all-day
The Borgen Project is a non-profit organization working to end global poverty by empowering the American public to contact their elected officials in support of poverty-reducing legislation. It only takes 30 seconds! All are welcome to attend our Informational event to learn more about our mission and ways to get involved with incredible volunteer opportunities. (Great Resume Booster!)
RSVP-Northern Virginia holding a free seminar on volunteering in retirement, Jan. 10, in Fairfax 3:30 pm
RSVP-Northern Virginia holding a free seminar on volunteering in retirement, Jan. 10, in Fairfax @ University Mall
Jan 10 @ 3:30 pm
FAIRFAX, VA – RSVP-Northern Virginia will hold a seminar on volunteering in retirement, Thursday, Jan 10, at 3:30 p.m., at University Mall in Fairfax. The one-hour event is free and open to the public. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides personalized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. The seminar will be held in Fairfax County’s Neighborhood and Community Service Dept.’s meeting room located in the lower level of the mall between McAlister’s Deli and a Virginia ABC store. Free parking is available. University Mall is located at the intersection of Ox Road and Braddock Road across from the main entrance to George Mason University. RSVP offers more than 200 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy. RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including for Volunteer Fairfax’s annual Give Together which takes place in Annandale on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Several of RSVP’s nonprofit partners offer opportunities in the Central Fairfax Area including Junior Achievement, The Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke and Insight Memory Care. RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group projects and social gatherings. To sign up for the Jan. 10th orientation, email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Carly Hubicki at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP-Northern Virginia is
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Audition Bootcamp: Woodwind and Brass Players 10:00 am
Audition Bootcamp: Woodwind and Brass Players @ The Workhouse Arts Center
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This workshop is designed to prepare students for an upcoming audition such as All State Band and Orchestra, District or Honor Band, or their school’s band and seating test. Participants will work with professional musicians and participate in the following activities: Group Warm Up, Audition Strategies, Fundamentals by Instrument Family, Instrument Specific Repertoire Groups, and Mock Audition Masterclass One Day Workshops: Saturday, January 12 (10am-3pm) Saturday, February 9 (10am-3pm) For Middle and High School Students Price: $100
BASIS Independent McLean Open House (Age 2-Grade 12) 10:00 am
BASIS Independent McLean Open House (Age 2-Grade 12) @ BASIS Independent McLean
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Attend our January 12 Open House: Learn about our program: We will discuss how our curriculum progresses through the years and highlight our extensive clubs, sports, and competitive offerings. Meet our teachers: Our expert educators will share how they create a dynamic, content-rich environment for high-level learning. Tour our campus: Explore our facilities, including our theater, gymnasium, science labs, art studios, playgrounds, and more. Have your questions answered: Engage with school leadership as well as currently enrolled students and their parents.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon 4:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon @ Villages of Piedmont Clubhouse
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
On Sunday, January 13, Northern Virginia Conservation Trust (NVCT) will be hosting its annual Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon. The event is held to honor the legendary conservationist and celebrate what would have been Leopold’s 132nd birthday. This family-friendly event is free to the community and will feature guest speakers who will read spoken excerpts from Leopold’s books. NVCT is still accepting guest speakers and will have open slots day-of for volunteer readers from the crowd.
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RSVP-Northern Virginia and the University Mall Giant offering free senior nutrition seminar, Jan. 15, in Fairfax 10:30 am
RSVP-Northern Virginia and the University Mall Giant offering free senior nutrition seminar, Jan. 15, in Fairfax @ University Mall Giant
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
FAIRFAX, VA – RSVP-Northern Virginia is partnering with the University Mall Giant to present a free nutrition seminar for seniors, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., in Fairfax. The University Mall Giant is located at 10653 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA, 22032, at the intersection of Braddock and Ox roads, across from the main entrance to George Mason University. Giant in-store registered nutritionist Marissa Donovan, MS, RD, LDN, will lead the 90-minute free class which will include a tour of the store highlighting healthy food choices for seniors. Donovan will share tips on eating healthy with a budget in mind and how to create a balanced healthy plate. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides personalized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. In addition to providing a personalized volunteer matching service for seniors and retirees, RSVP holds a number of free seminars on areas of interest such as nutrition to members and prospective members throughout the year. To take part in this event you must pre-register by contacting RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki at 703-403-5360 or email Carly at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org. You can also register online at https://conta.cc/2zi18HF. After the seminar, RSVP volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki will lead a free information session at the store on the benefits of volunteering with RSVP. “We are excited to partner with the University Mall Giant to bring this important information to our volunteers,” said Janet Davison, program manager for RSVP-Northern Virginia. “We really appreciate Marissa and Giant for sharing their time and expertise.” RSVP offers more than 200 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy. RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including Volunteer Fairfax’s annual Give Together which takes place in Annandale on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Several of RSVP’s nonprofit partners offer opportunities in the Central Fairfax Area including Junior Achievement, The Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke and Insight Memory Care. RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group service projects and social gatherings. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.
Shen Yun Performing Arts 7:30 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) 10:00 am
Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) @ Tribute at One Loudoun Welcome Center (until the community opens in September)
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) – And every 3rd Wednesday from 10am-12pm. We’d Love to see you! People living with Parkinson’s or other related movement disorders such as LewyBody Dementia, their carepartners, family, and friends- All are Welcome! Relay and enjoy a cup of coffee, donute, and other delicious munchies with old Friends….and meet new ones. Will you Join Us?
Shen Yun Performing Arts 2:00 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Age 2 – Grade 4) 8:30 am
BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Age 2 – Grade 4) @ BASIS Independent McLean
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Receive an overview of our world-acclaimed academic program for students age 2 through grade 4, as well as our mission and philosophy. Learn specifics about the well-rounded, high-achieving BASIS Curriculum, such as unique subjects like Mandarin, engineering, and fine arts, and our extensive elective and extracurricular offerings. Hear about our students’ incredible academic journeys—from their first steps in the Twos Program and making discoveries in PreK and kindergarten to our unique two-teacher model and Connections course in the Primary Program. Get to know school leadership and faculty, and ask any questions on your mind.
Shen Yun Performing Arts 7:30 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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Shen Yun Performing Arts 7:30 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Shen Yun Performing Arts 2:00 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Shen Yun Performing Arts 1:00 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.
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RSVP Northern Virginia holding a free seminar on senior volunteering, Jan. 21, in Arlington 10:00 am
RSVP Northern Virginia holding a free seminar on senior volunteering, Jan. 21, in Arlington @ Washington-Lee High School
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ARLINGTON, VA – As part of Volunteer Arlington’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, RSVP Northern Virginia will hold free information sessions on senior volunteering at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington on Monday, Jan 21, 2019. The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and run continuously until approximately noon with each session lasting about 45 minutes. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides personalized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Washington-Lee is located at 1301 N. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA, 22201. Free parking is available. The school is located less than a half mile from the Virginia Square Metro station. RSVP offers more than 200 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching ESL to adults. At this session, you will get to hear from three of RSVP’s partner organizations, REEP-Arlington Education and Employment Program, La Cocina VA and Meals on Wheels of Arlington, who will talk about their programs and volunteer opportunities. The session will conclude with a small service project that will give attendees an opportunity to meet new people and talk with the nonprofits all while giving back. RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group projects and social gatherings. The info session will be part of Volunteer Arlington’s annual MLK Jr. Day of Service celebration, an event that features volunteer trainings and nearly a dozen community service projects. To sign up for the Jan. 21st event, email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Carly Hubicki at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.
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BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Grades 5-12) 6:00 pm
BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Grades 5-12) @ BASIS Independent McLean
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Attend this info session, and you will: Receive an overview of our world-acclaimed academic program, mission and philosophy, and extensive elective and extracurricular offerings. Learn specifics about the well-rounded, high-achieving BASIS Curriculum, from unique subjects like economics, logic, and fine arts to The Academy, a new optional humanities track for students in grades 8–12. Hear about our students’ incredible academic journeys—from taking all three sciences (biology, chemistry, physics) in middle school all the way to college counseling, seminar courses, and university-level independent research in high school. Get to know school leadership and faculty, and ask any questions on your mind.
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
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American Red Cross First Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit 7:30 am
American Red Cross First Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit @ The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Jan 28 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
In conjunction with Sponsoring Partners – Pepco, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington D.C., The Marriott Foundation and The Webster Group – the American Red Cross will launch the first annual Disaster Preparedness Summit in Washington, DC on January 28, 2019. Our mission with this event is to address the threats and risks to this community, our region and offer real world ways in which companies and other organizations can assess their readiness and better prepare for the unexpected.
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RSVP-Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to hold volunteer info session, Jan. 29, in Oakton 10:00 am
RSVP-Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to hold volunteer info session, Jan. 29, in Oakton @ OakMar RECenter
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
OAKTON, VA – RSVP-Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will hold a joint volunteer info session, Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m., at the Oak Marr RECenter in Oakton. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, is the official volunteer partner of the NVSO, the largest annual senior competition in Northern Virginia. The 90-minute event is free and open to the public. Volunteers are sought to support the 2019 NVSO games in a variety of critical as well as creative roles ranging from running the nonprofit’s website to designing its tee shirts and posters. For a complete list of NVSO board volunteer needs, please visit http://rsvpnova.blog/2019-northern-virginia-senior-olympics-volunteer-opportunities/. This free session will be held in the Oak Room at Oak Marr RECenter, located at 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton, VA 22124. Oak Marr is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Representatives from RSVP, NVSO and Oak Marr will speak about their various opportunities. RSVP provides personalized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. The NVSO, held each September since 1982, includes participants and volunteers from Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun and Fauquier counties and from the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. The 2018 games attracted nearly 900 competitors. In conjunction with this special event, Oak Marr RECenter is hosting a photo exhibit thru Feb 1, showcasing the work taken by the RSVP Volunteer Photo Corp during the 2018 games. This group, consisting of more than a dozen photographers from the photo club at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, covered dozens of NVSO events. In addition to the NVSO, RSVP offers more than 200 other meaningful volunteer opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy. RSVP volunteers also support the work of the Fairfax County Park Authority. RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group service projects and social gatherings. For more information on Oak Marr RECenter, please visit https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/recenter/oak-marr. To sign up for the Jan. 29th orientation, email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Carly Hubicki at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.
BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Grades 1-8) 6:00 pm
BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Grades 1-8) @ BASIS Independent McLean
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Attend this info session, and you will: Receive an overview of our world-acclaimed academic program for grades 1–8, as well as our mission and philosophy. Learn specifics about the well-rounded, high-achieving BASIS Curriculum, such as unique subjects like Mandarin, logic, economics, and fine arts, and our extensive elective and extracurricular offerings. Hear about our students’ incredible academic journeys—from our unique two-teacher model in the elementary grades to actively using knowledge as a tool in middle school. Get to know school leadership and faculty, and ask any questions on your mind.
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