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by MN — October 31, 2014 at 11:59 am 0

The Friday evening reception is the kick-off or a 3-day “Holiday FUNraiser Weekend” at Arlington Metaphysical Chapel.

Friday evening : Enjoy refreshments and raffles (and maybe win an image of your aura!). Then bid on distinctive jewelry, Holiday baskets, readings, massages, art, and much more.

On Saturday and Sunday: Shop at our bazaar (jewelry, original art, Holiday decor, baked goods, gently used treasures, etc.) and also enjoy activities such as astrology readings, personal intuitive readings, angel card readings, and aura imaging with in-depth analysis. Lots of diversity … things to do….. things to buy. Hope to see you there !

by MN — October 31, 2014 at 11:59 am 0

For 42 years, Dr. J. Reilly Lewis, organist and choirmaster at Clarendon United Methodist Church, has provided a bi-annual community Messiah Sing-Along at Christmas and Easter, one of the first and longest running Messiah-Sings presenting the complete oratorio in the DC area. On November 30th, 2014, Dr. Lewis will lead full orchestra, harpsichord, organ, guest soloists, and the audience in Part One of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a brief pre-concert recital. There is no admission charge for the performance; however, a $20.00 donation is suggested. A reception will follow the evening’s concert. The church is handicapped accessible and nursery care is provided. For additional information, please contact Adam Jackson at (703) 524-2224.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

The Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) uses technology challenges to meet qualified non-traditional performers who can help solve national security problems. The current CTTSO challenge is seeking “solvers” to develop a written proposal and experimental proof-of-concept for a 3D printable, small robot to assist in bomb disposal. TandemNSI is creating this opportunity for “solvers” to meet CTTSO decision makers and get their questions answered before materials are due on November 27th. The CTTSO panel will outline their innovation strategy and clarify what they look for in a written proposal. Attending this event will put your company at a competitive advantage.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

The DC Sharing Our Success (SOS) Committee would like to offer girls interested in science, technology, engineering, arts/design & math (STEAM) an opportunity to learn more about STEAM-related careers, during our annual Sharing Our Success program.

The DC Sharing Our Success program is designed for girls in grades 6 through 12 to meet and network with professional women who have leveraged their love for science, technology, engineering, art/design, or mathematics by successfully pursuing a career in a STEAM-related field.

This enlightening evening will include, a networking activity, hands-on STEAM demonstrations by Microsoft, FIRST Robotics, TechShop and Acumen Solutions, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, prizes and will feature a panel of dynamic women speakers including Catherine Kuenzel, VP and GM of Homeland Security and Civil Agencies at CSC, Elizabeth Caudle, East Coast Regional Director for Girls Who Code, and Robin D. Thurman, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Chairman of the DC Regional for FIRST Robotics. The panel will share their experiences and challenges while pursuing a career in a STEAM-related field.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

The National Security Law Journal at George Mason University School of Law announced that its fall symposium will feature John Rizzo, former CIA career lawyer and the author of Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA. Mr. Rizzo served the CIA for 34 years, culminating in seven years as the Agency’s Deputy/Acting General Counsel during the War on Terror. The event will be held on the evening of Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.

“Hosting Mr. Rizzo is an exciting opportunity for the National Security Law Journal,” said Alexander Yesnik, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. “Company Man is one of the most detailed insider accounts of the CIA ever written, and we’re looking forward to hearing more from Mr. Rizzo himself,” Yesnik continued.

The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Founders Hall on George Mason’s Arlington Campus at 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is complimentary, but space is limited so advance registration is recommended. Register now at www.nslj.org.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

The invisible Women in Arlington, an informative program about homeless women in the County. Kathy Sibert, Executive Director of A-SPAN and Caroline Jones, Executive Director of DOORWAYS will be doing a joint presentation.
Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00 pm in the Patrick Henry Elementary School Library, 701 S. Highland St, Arlington. The school shares the parking lot with the Career Center and the Columbia Pike Public Library . Sponsored by Arlington Branch of American Association of University Women. Free. Contact Sara Anderson, 703-532-3830.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

Join us as we host our 3rd annual event, in collaboration with Stop Hunger Now, to assemble 20,000 meals. Each day, there are for people around the world who lack adequate food and who die from hunger-related illnesses.
We need 120 volunteers. There are two shifts: one from 10 am – 12 pm, and the other from 12 pm – 2 pm. Sign up by going to our website www.morefaith.org and clicking on the SIGN UP icon under “Stop Hunger Now”.
This is an amazing event that will help people in Liberia, South America and around the world. AND…it is fun. Serious, but Fun. Everyone is welcome. Grab your friends and join us.
For background on this effort, go to www.stophungernow.org.
For more info, call the church at 703-527-8574.

by MN — October 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0

Shop, learn, network, win prizes, see who’s hiring!

The Business & Community Expo has something for everyone. If you have a business, want to start a business, or purchase products and services from businesses; this is an event for you!

Vending opportunities available.

by MN — October 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm 0

Spend a morning with park staff and volunteers helping with indoor and outdoor projects in your favorite park! Reservations NOT required — meet at the Nature Center at 10 AM.

by MN — October 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm 0

Our snakes are hungry, why wait? Come learn about snake feeding and hunting habits, and see our program and exhibit snakes get fed. This program will include feeding a live mouse to a snake. Reservations required at 703-528-5406. Cost is $5 per person.

by MN — October 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm 0

Join our naturalist staff at Potomac Overlook for a new program all about field guide applications that are available on smartphones and tablets. This program will mostly focus on iPhone’s and iPads. Please call to make a reservation. Meet in the Nature Center.

by MN — October 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm 0

Renowned jazz pianist Bill Carter brings his Presbybop Jazz Quarter to the wonderful acoustics of Clarendon Presbyterian Church for an intimate evening of jazz benefitting the Arlington Food Assistance Center. Though the show is free, we’ll receive an offering of nonperishable food and financial contributions to AFAC.
Sunday, Nov. 16, 7:00 p.m.
Clarendon Presbyterian Church
1305 N. Jackson St. Arlington 22201
The jazz master Dave Brubeck said of Bill Carter, “Bill is a great piano player. I think his music is wonderful.” If Dave Brubeck enjoyed Presbybop, so will you!

by MN — October 28, 2014 at 9:53 am 0

Volunteers of America Chesapeake is hosting an exclusive, free screening of the Glen Campbell Film I’ll Be Me on November 8th from 7p – 9p with a special VIP reception after. The screening will be held at Regional Cinema’s Ballston.

RSVP is required:


by MN — October 28, 2014 at 9:53 am 0

Join the Ballston BID & 107.3 for the Ballston Halloween Market! This market will feature our weekly fresh food vendors and a number of fun, spooky Halloween activites. Don’t forget to wear your costumes, we will be having trick or treating with all of the market vendors!


-”The Eyes of Ballston” Art Installation. The first 100 people to interact with the eyes will receive a FREE glow in the dark T-shirt.
-Melony Torres from 107.3
-Beer & Wine Garden
-Trick or Treating
-DJ from 7-10pm
-Magic by CC the Clown
-Face Painting

by MN — October 24, 2014 at 11:20 am 0


Are you ready to run?

Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia is hosting a Family Friendly 5K which is open to the public, and runners of all ages and abilities, on November 23 along the Potomac River in Rosslyn, VA. Race starts at 8:30 AM sharp!

This unique event brings together hundreds of girls ages 8-13, their families, and community members for a celebratory 5K run that is the culmination of the Girls on the Run program.

Event registration and details can be found at www.novafamily5k.org Timing chip, tech tees and medals are included for all registered runners. You must be registered and wearing the official GOTR 5K bib in order to run.

Girls on the Run prepares girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Regular registration rate: October 16th to October 31st
Late registration rate: November 1st to November 17th


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