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by MN — July 6, 2015 at 5:16 pm 0

Northern VA Pride (NOVA Pride) is proud to announce the second annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival, presented by NOVA Pride, at the Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Virginia on Saturday, October 3, 2015.

This year’s theme is “The Road Ahead” to bring attention to all the work still to do on the road to true equality for the LGBTQ community in Virginia and beyond.

NOVA Pride invites all individuals in the Northern Virginia region and neighboring areas, regardless of whom or how you love or identify, to join them in paving “The Road Ahead” for the second annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival to be a celebration for the history books.

The purpose of this festival is to celebrate the history, progress, and diversity of the Northern Virginia Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community and its straight allies, provide unforgettable entertainment, a forum for local LGBTQ groups to network, and showcase pro-equality businesses and organizations in the community-at-large. The event is family-friendly, with field games, picnic tables, a photo booth, karaoke, prizes and games for the whole family; and pet-friendly, with an off-leash dog park for our canine friends.

Expected participation for the 2015 festival is 5,000 in attendance, 80+ business and community vendors, and 10+ food vendors.

by MN — July 6, 2015 at 5:16 pm 0

Join Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Manager Keith Tomlinson on a hike through his old stomping grounds to look at the dynamic life of an urban forest, 70 acres of peaceful woodland, trails, educational gardens, and Nature Center. This guided hike will include areas that reveal the impact of non-native plants and a rarely visited section of the park that seems untouched. Meet at Potomac Overlook Regional Park’s Nature Center. Reservations are required for this free program: 703-255-3631 X 102 or email [email protected]

by MN — July 3, 2015 at 2:50 pm 0

Come out for the Second Annual Port City Old Town Pub Crawl Saturday, July 11, in Old Town Alexandria. No registration, tickets, cost included or any purchase necessary to participate.

Show up at Pizzeria Paradiso (Old Town) between 2-3 p.m. – only. -where Port City folks will be handing out your Pub Crawl Passes.

It will be an open-house-type crawl for the rest of the six participating bars / restaurants, meaning you can visit them in any order. The reward for visiting all of the stops will be a limited-edition pint glass. You will have until 5:30 p.m. to get your pass punched by a PCBC staffer at:
Virtue Feed & Grain
The Fish Market in Old Town Alexandria, VA
The Waterfront Market
Chadwicks Old Town
Daniel O’Connells Bar and Restaurant
Union Street Public House

Bring your completed pass to Union Street Public House in their Oyster Bar starting at 5:30 until 6 p.m. to pick up your limited-edition pint glass from PCBC staffers.

Please show up with happy faces and an appreciation for local, craft beer! There will be drink and food specials, but it also will be hot. Please STAY HYDRATED and DRINK RESPONSIBLY! Designated drivers also are eligible for the pint glass prize and encouraged to attend!

Get 20% off your food tab at Union Street Public House and Pub Crawl drink specials at Pizzeria Paradiso, Chadwicks, O’Connells, The Fish Market, Virtue Feed & Grain and The Waterfront Market.

Remember that cash is helpful, be kind to your waitstaff, support your local beer and be nice to your DD or get on the Metro or Uber.

by MN — July 2, 2015 at 12:28 am 0

This it folks! The finals for our Women’s National Team. USA vs. Japan.

We will be throwing a viewing party on over 25 HD screens and projectors and decorated for this special occasion. We have also installed a new State of the Art Sound System just in time for your viewing pleasure in HD sound.

Sound for the final game will be playing on ALL 4 ZONES of Mad Rose Tavern. During commercials music will be played.

Music provided by DJ’s Johnny Diaz, Jaleel Khan, and Antonio Ernesto. Spinning the best in Electronic Music, Latin Music, Top 40 Music, and Hip Hop Music.

Game starts at 7pm. Happy Hour starts everyday from 4pm to 8pm.

There is couch seating tables available in front of projectors. Please call or email to reserve yours today.

703.600.0500 or [email protected] ask for Giovanni

by MN — June 30, 2015 at 8:32 am 0

Join WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi for a conversation with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). The discussion will focus on the ways in which the military and defense industry shape our region, ranging from jobs and the economy to infrastructure and traffic. The conversation will also highlight the unique opportunities and challenges active duty service members and veterans face and whether we’re equipped as a nation and region to address and embrace them.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Everyone must be seated by 6:45 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m.

by MN — June 30, 2015 at 8:32 am 0

Mad Rose Tavern 4th of July weekend celebration starts Thursday July 2nd.

Thursday July 2nd – Flash Nightclub resident DJ, DJ Brad Piff. Brad Piff being the owner of Nu Androids Underground Electronic Party at the now legendary Flash Nightclub he will bring unheard tracks for your entertainment.

Friday July 3rd – We celebrate Mad Rose Tavern (VA) and Provision 14 (DC) owner Naeem’s birthday. Naeem’s new Provision 14 on U St has been wildly successful due to his many years being a restauranteur. From his experienced and sense of fashion he has truly created a very unique venue with a menu to go along with it.

Saturday July 4th – INDEPENDENCE DAY! Come celebrate with us with a LIVE TV feed of the Fireworks from Washington DC and New York City! DJ Dave will start dropping beats starting at 10pm.

by MN — June 23, 2015 at 1:52 pm 0

Renowned rock band Cracker will be performing a local Falls Church show at The State Theatre on Thu. July 16th in support of their recent acclaimed double-album “Berkeley to Bakersfield.”

Cracker’s Berkeley (Disc 1) album features the harder-edge rock sounds of the Bay area that has informed their music since their inception in the early ’90s, while the Bakersfield disc showcases their nearly 25-year love affair with Country & Roots music of the southern California region. And while both of these genres have been incorporated together to varying degrees on all nine of their previous albums, this is first time they been compartmentalized on their own respective albums – one rock LP and one country LP.

by MN — June 22, 2015 at 9:50 am 0

Unique percussion sounds and rhythms from around the world highlight our Summer Solstice Concert! Experience the vast talents of performers Tom Teasley and Stream & The Blue Dragons as they amaze you with their percussion skills. This is a performance unlike any other. There is no admission fee, but donations of $5+ per person are requested to help fund our concert series. Picnic suppers are welcome (no alcohol, please). No reservations required. Please call 703-528-5406 for more details.

by MN — June 22, 2015 at 9:50 am 0

Area families are invited to join Arlington’s Congregation Etz Hayim at Menchie’s, 2405 Columbia Pike, on Wednesday, June 24, 6:30-8 p.m. for sweet treats on a hot summer night and giveaways!

Etz Hayim is teaming up with PJ Library, a literacy program for Jewish children, for an evening of frozen yogurt, story time, and crafts right here in Arlington.

PJ Library events are geared toward children ages birth to 8, but a cool cup of froyo on a hot evening is fun for the kid in each of us! All are welcome to join in the fun!

Individuals may purchase a cup of froyo and then come to the private room to enjoy the free program.

by MN — June 16, 2015 at 4:01 pm 0

The Arlington Philharmonic will host the second annual Pops for Pets free concert at Lubber Run amphitheater on Sunday, June 28 at 6:00 p.m. to celebrate the mission of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA). Guests are invited to bring their picnic baskets, family, friends and dogs to enjoy the wonderful music that will resonate through the beautiful surroundings.

Donations are always appreciated.

by MN — June 16, 2015 at 4:01 pm 0

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Developing Killer Marketing Materials: Writing a compelling resume and cover letter. If you haven’t refreshed your resume in a while, come hear about the newest trends for resumes and cover letters in hiring and recruiting. You’ll learn you how to position your resume to make a career change, what style of resume you need for the stage in your career, and what types of language and bullets get noticed by hiring managers. It is no longer sufficient to have a beautifully formatted resume. Each and every bullet point and line must be worth the real estate on your resume.
Please feel free to bring a copy of your resume if you would like. You can follow along and take notes as we discuss resumes and cover letters.

Our firm provide one on one career coaching as well as seminars/workshops. We are highly interactive, fun, and engaging. See you in Arlington!

To learn more about our firm click here: www.thecareerpathpartners.com

by MN — June 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm 0

Join Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, for a special Twilight Tattoo program that will recognize former Army Chiefs of Staff and their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.
Gen. Odierno will make brief remarks about former Army Chiefs of Staff in attendance. The “Salute from the Chief” program is scheduled for 5 p.m., on Thursday, June 25, at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.
The show is FREE and open to the public and no tickets are required.
Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long, live-action military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” Experience a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

by MN — June 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm 0

Please join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Virginia Center for Orthodontics. We invite you to come to our office to meet Dr. Crissy Markova and the VCO team!

Join us for your chance to win, 1 free Invisalign, custom whitening, and iPads! Raffles every hour!

by MN — June 11, 2015 at 2:18 pm 0

Market Common Clarendon will be hosting Dinner & A Movie On The Loop for four consecutive Thursday’s kicking off on June 18. Each week will have a Market Common Clarendon restaurant partner serving dinner for a fixed amount to enjoy during the movie. Movie’s will begin at 8:30 PM, with food available beginning at 7:45 PM. Complimentary popcorn, candy and water will be offered to guests as well. So grab your chairs and blankets, and join us for a family featured film!

Thursday, June 18th: How To Train Your Dragon 2
Thursday, June 25th: Grown Ups
Thursday, July 2nd: The Sandlot
Thursday, July 9th: The Wizard of Oz

by MN — June 11, 2015 at 2:18 pm 0

The Village Preservation and Improvement Society and the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department are hosting the 23rd annual Summer Concerts in the Park series held in Cherry Hill Park beginning in June and continuing through August. The series features local musicians of various genres every Thursday evening.

June 25: Falls Church Concert Band (Concert Music)
July 2: The Flannel Underground (90’s Hits)
July 9: Dear Creek (Jazz/Blues/Folk/Rock)
July 16: Ocho de Bastos (Latin pop)
July 23: Mama Tried with Randy Barrett & Dede Wyland (Bluegrass)
July 30: Andrew Acosta Band (Roots Music)
August 6: Tom Principato (Blues Rock)

All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are FREE to the public. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the Falls Church Community Center located next to the Park at:
223 Little Falls St.
Falls Church, VA 22046

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