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Woman’s Club honors middle- and elementary-school students The musicianship of four students from Cooper and Longfellow middle schools was recognized by the Woman’s Club of McLean at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 1, where the students also performed on their instruments. Students Anh-Thu-Pham and Muriel Wallach, of Cooper Middle School, played solo works by Fritz […]

New homes, restaurants, shops, theaters, parks and roads—come to the Tysons Open House to learn what’s happening in Fairfax County’s dynamic “downtown.” It’s your chance to experience what it’s like to live, work, shop and play in Tysons. This free event was held Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 6 to 8pm at Basis Independent, 8000 […]

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run, in McLean Virginia provides tremendous good for our community and our nation. We accurately portray the life of a poor tenant farm family in the year 1771. We represent this important time in our history by using re-enactors and junior interpreters on our historically precise colonial farm […]

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to 1st Stage for the 2nd Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance. The Art Works […]

Overnight Adventures Await Children at Three Smithsonian Museums Smithsonian Associates presents true Night at the Museum experiences for children in the National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Sleepovers will be held from May through August beginning at 7 p.m. and ending […]

Help Push Habitat of Humanity NOVA over the edge and serve its 100th family this May, 2018. Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia [Habitat NOVA] is hosting an unforgettable, adrenaline pumping fundraiser featuring 80+ thrill seekers who will go OVER THE EDGE by rappelling down Hilton’s Global Headquarters in Tysons on Saturday, May 19, 2018. It […]

Loudoun Sheriff, Legislators, Business Leaders Attended Annual Business Awards Event The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its annual business awards winners at the “Stars Over Dulles” Awards Luncheon event on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Hilton Washington Dulles Airport in Herndon. The master of ceremonies was James Lawson, Chairman of the Board, Dulles Regional Chamber […]

Former Olympic Ice Skater Michael Weiss On January 5, 2018, local resident and former Olympic skater Michael Weiss, 41, was elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, accepting his award in a ceremony at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, surrounded by friends and family. “When I was […]