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Fairfax County Pet Adoption Event

Fairfax County Pet Adoption Event

From Fairfax County Police Department:

Fairfax - The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is offering a free spay or neuter for the first 100 cats, kittens, dogs or puppies adopted from the shelter during the month of December. The special offer is part of the shelter’s annual Home 4 the Holidays adoption celebration to help homeless animals make their way out of the shelter and into a great new home in time for the holidays.

DMV Indie Film Festival to Continue Through Weekend

DMV Indie Film Festival to Continue Through Weekend

Looking for something new and different to do this weekend? Want to stay out of the cold? Well, last night I attended the DMV Indie Film Showcase, a film festival that highlights some our area’s very own filmmaking talent. The festival opened last night, but it will run through Sunday, December 5.

Come out any night this weekend at 7 PM to the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax to catch several different short films, along with the feature production 6 Nonsmokers. The shorts will definitely get you thinking, encompassing a variety of genres and the comedy 6 Nonsmokers is a guaranteed laugh out loud.

Come Support Centreville High School Book Fair at Barnes & Noble

From Centreville High School:

Please support the CVHS Barnes and Noble bookfair. 

Location:  Barnes and Noble at Fair Lakes. 
Date:  Tuesday, Nov. 30 thru Saturday, Dec. 4

A percentage of your total purchase comes to the CVHS.

Can't go in person:  use the following code when buying at BN.com:  Bookfair ID  10331726 at checkout.

Thank you for your continued support of Centreville High School!!

Fairfax County Proclaims December 1 Aids Awareness Day

Fairfax County has proclaimed December 1, 2010 as Aids Awareness Day. Learn more about HIV prevention, testing, and World AIDS day 2010

From Fairfax County:

At the November 16, 2010 meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclaimed December 1, 2010 as AIDS Awareness Day to coincide with World AIDS Day.

Join Success in the City on Dec. 6 for Coat Drive + Mix and Mingle, Jingle, Jingle, Jingle

Grab a girlfriend or three and join Success in the City as they kick off the Holiday Season in divine style! The celebration will be full of fun and surprises, and you'll discover connections that you will have you beaming from ear-to-ear!

When and Where:

Monday, December 6 · 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Hyatt Reston
1800 Presidents St.
Reston, VA

Rep. Connolly’s Workshop for Federal Employees/Retirees Set for Dec 4

The following was sent to us by the Office of Congressman Gerald E. Connolly:

FAIRFAX – Congressman Gerry Connolly will hold his annual Open Season Workshop on December 4 to help federal employees and retirees navigate through the improvement and changes in the 2011 Federal Employees Health Benefits Plans, dental and vision insurance programs, and flexible spending accounts.

Connolly’s Open Season Workshop for Federal Employees and Retirees will take place at the Fairfax County Government Center on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at 10 am.  The address is 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA.   The program will run from 10 am to 11 am in the Board Auditorium.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet individually with FEHB plan representatives and other experts and view exhibits in the adjacent conference rooms until 2 pm.

Join the Artfully Philanthropic at the Dec. 10 Beyond Words Fashion & Art Show

Lisa Jones, The Lollipop Kids Foundation (LPK) and The Art Gallery partner to host its first charity fashion and art show, “Beyond Words”, on Friday, December 10, 2010 at The Art Gallery in the beautiful Washington Design Center, 300 D Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024.