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2nd Annual Frostival Coming Soon

2nd Annual Frostival Coming Soon

From Carol Nahorniak:

CHANTILLY, VA –- Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. is proud to present its newest family friendly event: FROSTIVAL.  The second annual FROSTIVAL is an exciting winter-themed family festival, with programs targeted to elementary and pre-K aged children. FROSTIVAL is set to take place December 30, 2010 through January 2, 2011 at the Dulles Expo and Conference Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, Virginia. 

Firefighters Help Bring New Winter Coats to Kids

From Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department:

Fairfax County firefighters, in cooperation with the Coats for Kids Foundation, Progressive Firefighters of Fairfax County, Inc., and the Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics, will collect and distribute new winter coats for children and youths through high school age, Thursday, October 28, 2010, 11 a.m., at Penn Daw Fire and Rescue Station 11, 6624 Hulvey Terrace, Alexandria, Virginia.

Through generous support and donations from organizations and businesses, it is anticipated that approximately 1,000 youths and their families will benefit. This is the fifth year firefighters and the department have sponsored this community event.

Fall Time is Pumpkin Time in Virginia

Fall is certainly in the air. It's about time to pick up your Fall pumpkins for decorating, cooking, and jack-o-latern making! You can find a list of the best pumpkin patch farms in your community here.

Celebrate Fairfax

Get ready to have some fun! Come out to the Celebrate Fall for Fairfax event this Saturday at Fairfax Government Center. Fall for Fairfax will run from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Activities include a train ride, a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, inflatables and several kid's performances. There will also be exhibits on education, sport and fitness, public saftey, personal health and the environment.

It is free to attend. For more info please go to http://www.celebratefairfax.com/ or you can contact (703) 324-3247.

Movie on the Lawn at Centreville High School

Centreville High School's SGA is sponsoring a Movie On The Lawn this Saturday, September 25. They will be showing the movie “Up” on the Baseball Practice Field. Tickets ($3) go on sale starting at 7:00 p.m. and the movie will run from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or beach blanket! The baseball concession stand will be open during the movie. Come out this weekend for some family fun!

Virginia Indian Festival This Weekend


This Saturday, September 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. is this year's Virginia Indian Festival at Riverbend Park in Centreville, VA. The festival includes eight Virginia and Washington, DC area tribes, including the Rappahannock dancers and drummers. Indian crafts, pottery and music will be for sale at the festival. There will also be live demonstrations and talks by tribe members, tool-making experts and local archaeologists, plus bow and arrow shooting and spear throwing with an atlatl. You will even get the chance to help build an authentic dug-out canoe! Don't miss this special festival. Everyone is welcome to attend; tickets are $5 per person.

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic School to Host 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

This was sent to us by Cathy Neubauer:

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic School in Clifton, VA will be hosting it's 3rd annual 5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run on Saturday October 2nd at 7:30 a.m.  The race will start and finish in the St. Andrew church parking lot.  This is a USATF Certified 5K single loop course, with cash prizes to the top 3 male and female finishers.   Free t-shirt to those registered by September 15th, $25 entry fee for 5K and $15 for the fun run.  For more information or to register click on www.standrew-clifton.org.