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Pastor Puts His Architectural and Design Skills to Work on New Church Worship Center

From Mount Olive Baptist Church:

CENTREVILLE, VA (Sept.12, 2011) – “I went to the origin of the church’s name and remembered what transpired in the life of Jesus on the Mount of Olives,” said the Rev. Dr. Eugene Johnson who tapped into his training as an expert architect for the federal government and his theological knowledge to contribute to the design of the new 52,000-square foot Mount Olive Baptist Church which opens this month and to the stained glass windows that adorn the worship center.

Farmers Markets Remain Open Well Into The Fall

Farmers Markets Remain Open Well Into The Fall

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

 

The days are getting shorter and going back to school is now a reality, but the wonderful farmers markets that bring fresh produce and delicious, farm-made products to your neighborhood remain open.  In fact, fall is one of the best times to enjoy the bounty of these local markets found throughout Fairfax County.

 

There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There may be no such thing as a free game of pickup soccer in Fairfax County after a new permit policy is put in place.  Previously, permits were only required for groups of 20 or more players. The new policy, which was approved earlier this week, requires groups of 20 or more to submit a $5.50 fee for each participant, including spectators.

Local soccer players like Danny Arnez and Greg Pedersen, who play at noon daily at Pentagon City’s Virginia Highlands Park did not know about the change and were not pleased after learning about it.

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

From Fairfax County:

The Fairfax County Public Library Summer Reading Program encourages children and teens to read for pleasure during summer vacation. It is held in cooperation with the Fairfax County Public School system.

Five in July Park Pledge

Five in July Park Pledge

From Fairfax County:

 

Since 1985, the National Recreation and Park Association  (NRPA) has celebrated National Park and Recreation Month in July. Throughout the month NRPA promotes the importance of parks and recreation in establishing and maintaining healthy lifestyles and communities. This year, July has five weekends, leading NRPA to challenge people to visit local parks on five consecutive weekends. Anyone interested in creating healthy weekend habits is encouraged to sign the Five in July Park Pledge.