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March

NOTE: Everything is canceled or postponed through the end of March, at least. Fairfax County parks, libraries, RECenters, community centers. and schools are closed until further notice. Trails are open, so take a walk. 

April

April 2 - Teen Movie Night: “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Woodrow Wilson Library, 6-9 p.m.

April 2 - Community Meeting on the South County Site-Specific Comprehensive Plan AmendmentsMason Government Center, 7 p.m. Discussion of the proposals for 7616 Little River Turnpike, 6429 Arlington Blvd., and 4312 Ravensworth Road, 

April 2 - Community Conversation on the proposed Fairfax County Strategic Plan, James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, 7-9 p.m.

April 3 - Garden Talk: Composting Made Simple, Green Spring Gardens, 1:30-2:30 p.m. $10.  Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 4 - Spring Cleaning in the Parks, Ossian Hall Park, Annandale, meet in the parking lot in front of the playground, 9-11 a.m.

April 4 - Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Card Workshop, Green Spring Gardens, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $26. Ages 12 and up. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 4-5 - Art Blooms at Mosaic, farmers market, art exhibits, live entertainment, kids activities, bear garden and wine patio, vendors, selfie stations, free yoga, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. 

April 4 - Buying a Home, Thomas Jefferson Library, 11 a.m.-noon.

April 4 - Selling a Home, Thomas Jefferson Library,  12:30-1:30 p.m.-noon.

April 5 - Taste of Islam, annual open house, Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center, 3159 Row St., Falls Church, noon-5 p.m.

April 5- Feast of Flowers: Lecture, Tasting, and Tea; Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $42; $22 for just the lecture and tea. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

April 5 - American Hosta Society Annual Spring Meeting, Mason Government Center, 1-3 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a dish to share for a potluck lunch.

April 6 - Water Critters, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 10-11 a.m. Ages 3-6. $8. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

April 7 - The Science of Ice Cream, Thomas Jefferson Library, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-11. Registration opens March 24. 703-573-1060. 

April 11 - Naada Nrithya, Indian music and dance festival, James Lee Community Center, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Presented by the Kalavaridhi Center for Performing Arts. Free.

April 11 - Family Afternoon Movie: “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” Woodrow Wilson Library, 1-4:30 p.m.

April 16 - Registered Apprenticeship and Career Fair, Marshall High School, 6-8 p.m. For FCPS students, recent graduates, parents, and community members. Free. 

April 16 - Teen Movie Night: “Ant-Man,” Woodrow Wilson Library, 6-9 p.m.

April 18 - Spring Cleaning in the Parks, Roundtree Park, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

April 18 - Garden Talk: Attracting Pollinators, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11 a.m. $10.  Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 19 - Toads and their Abodes, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1-2 p.m. Ages 4-9. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

April 23-25 - Semi-Annual Book Sale, George Mason Regional Library, Thursday 3-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. 

April 24 - Digital Citizenship Series: What Technology Does My Kid Need for Home and School?, a free workshop for parents hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center, Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 2334 Gallows Road, 10 a.m.-noon. 

April 24 - Community and Job Resource Fair, Baileys Community Center, 5920 Summers Lane, Baileys Crossroads, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dress professionally and bring a resume. Register to enter a raffle for prizes. 

April 25 - Jaguar 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run, Falls Church High School, 8 a.m. 

April 25 - Arbor Day Tree ID, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $15. Adults. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 25 - Culmore Multicultural Day, Woodrow Wilson Library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 25 - National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, all Fairfax County police stations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Drop off unused or expired prescription medicines.

April 25 - Garden Tour: Green Spring Up and Down, Green Spring Gardens, 10-11:30 a.m. $15. Adults. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 25 - Family Fun: Animal Investigations, Green Spring Gardens, 1-2 p.m. Ages 5 and up. $8. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

April 25 - All-You-Can-Eat Crab Leg and Shrimp Feast, Annandale Fire Department, 7128 Columbia Pike, Annandale, 2-5 p.m. Hosted by the Annandale and Baileys Crossroads volunteer fire departments. 

April 28 - Flash Forward: Postsecondary Education and Employment Options, a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities hosted by the FCPS Parent Resource Center, Woodson High School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register online.

April 29 - Art of the Cake: Lecture and Demonstration, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $45, includes traditional English tea; $22 for just the lecture and demonstration. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

April 30 - Teen Movie Night: “Captain America: Civil War,” Woodrow Wilson Library, 6-9 p.m.

May 

May 2 - Celebrate National Salamander Day, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Ages 5 and up. $6. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

May 9 - Mason District Worlds Fair, Sleepy Hollow Bath & Racquet Club, 3519 Sleepy Hollow Road, 4-7 p.m. Hosted by the Mason District Democratic Committee. Tastings from local restaurants, live music, craft vendors. Register online.

May 17 - Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 2-3:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. $15. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

May 23 - Night Hike and S’mores Campfire, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7-8 p.m. Ages 4 and up. $8. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

2 comments:

  1. ♥ Thank you so much for all your hard work to find and compile this info!! ♥

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  2. Thank you Annandale Blog!

    I moved from the area some time ago, but so look forward to reading the Annandale Blog to stay in touch and updated on what's happening in Annandale. You do a great job of finding interesting and diverse stories.

    Keep up the good work!

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