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November 

Nov. 18 - Cook the Book! George Mason Regional Library, 7-8:30 p.m. Cooks share experiences using Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. Samples appreciated but not required.

Nov. 19 - Career and Technology Exploration Fair, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale campus, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For high school students.

Nov. 19 - School board member Megan McLaughlin (Braddock) office hours, Braddock Hall, 9002 Burke Lake Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Nov. 19 - The World’s Religions, George Mason Regional Library, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The final class in this series with Laura Shulman, Assistant Professor of Religion at Northern Virginia Community College covers the Baha'i Faith and Sikhism. Adults and teens.

Nov. 19 - Friends of Accotink Creek, Audrey Moore RECenter, senior center lobby, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 19 - Read Global, Dine Local Book Group: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, Calabash African Cuisine, 7-8:30 p.m. Hosted by George Mason Regional Library staff. Adults. Register online or call 703-256-3800.

Nov. 19 - Bailey’s Crossroads Revitalization Corporation, Mason Government Center, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 20 - Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, George Mason Regional Library, 11 a.m.-noon.

Nov. 20 - Medicare 101, Kings Park Library, 1-2:30 p.m.

Nov. 20 - Chair Yoga, George Mason Regional Library, 3-3:45 p.m. Gentle and mindful yoga taught by an experienced instructor. Adults.

Nov. 20 - Make Your Own Pet Rock, George Mason Regional Library, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Supplies provided. Age 6-12.

Nov. 21 - George Mason Book Discussion Group: There, There by Tommy Orange, George Mason Regional Library, 2-3:45 p.m.

Nov. 21 - Annandale Toastmasters Club, Thomas Jefferson High School, classroom 107, 7:30 p.m. Meeting theme: Failure is Success. Open to everyone interested in learning more about public speaking.

Nov. 21 - Presentation on Downsizing and Decluttering, Mason Government Center, 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Springfield-Annandale branch of the American Association of University Women. Public invited. Free.

Nov. 22 - Parent workshop: Parenting through Challenging Times - Supporting Your Child through Life’s Ups and Downs. Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services,10 a.m.-noon. Free. 

Nov. 23 - Christmas Bazaar, St. Alban’s, 6800 Columbia Pike, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Nov. 23 - Federal Employee and Retiree Open Season Workshop, hosted by Rep. Gerry Connolly, Fairfax County Government Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Nov. 23 - Meet the Author, George Mason Regional Library, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Rashed Hasan will discuss Social Consciousness: Removing the Middleman Volume 3.

Nov. 23 - Community Open House, new Bailey’s Shelter and Supportive Housing, 5914 Seminary Road, Bailey’s Crossroads, 2-4 p.m.

Nov. 23 - Manga Drawing, George Mason Regional Library, 2-3:30 p.m. A workshop for beginners and more advanced manga illustrators. Grades 4-9.

Nov. 23 - My Sky Tonight!, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7-7:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. $8. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

Nov. 24 - The Story of Pie, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $36, includes traditional English tea; $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

Nov. 25 - Mason District Land Use Committee, Mason Government Center, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 30 - Flying Squirrels: Gliding in Tonight, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7-8 p.m. Ages 4 and up. $7. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

December 

Nov. 1 - One-on-One Writing Tutoring, George Mason Regional Library. Learn research tips to improve your writing process for creative writing, academic papers, essays, etc. Bring a copy of your work. For adults and high school students. 50-minute time slots available all day. Register online

Dec. 3 - Winter Salt Listening Session, Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and Friends of Accotink Creek. Learn how salting on roads harms waterways and explore alternatives.

Dec. 4 - Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools Leaders & Learners, Fairview Park Marriott, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Order tickets online.

Dec. 5 - Annual Christmas Extravaganza, Auntie Te's,  2931B Eskridge Road, Merrifield, 4-7 p.m. Huge sales, refreshments, raffles, holiday cheer.

Dec. 6 - Parent Workshop: Raising Children with High Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture, FCPS Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Register here.

Dec. 7-8 – Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, Audrey Moore RECenter, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, 10-3:30 on Sunday. Art, pottery, woodwork, quilts, clothing, edible gifts, jewelry, ornaments, glasswork, body products. Door prizes. $2 admission, children 12 and under free.

Dec. 7 - Family Fun: Excellent Evergreens, Green Spring Gardens, 10:30-11:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. $8. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

Dec. 7 - Winter Wreath Workshop, Green Spring Gardens, 1:30-3 p.m. Ages 14 and up. $39. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

Dec. 7 - Winter Clothing Drive, hosted by Annandale Christian Community for Action. Bring coats, hats, and gloves to a truck in the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church parking lot, 3505 Glen Carlyn Road, Bailey’s Crossroads, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 - Winter Clothing Drive, hosted by Annandale Christian Community for Action. Bring coats, hats, and gloves to a truck in the parking lot of St. Michael Catholic Church, 7401 St. Michael Lane, Annandale, 3-4 p.m.

Dec. 7 - Flying Squirrels: Gliding in Tonight, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Ages 4 and up. $7. Register online or call 703-941-1065. 

Dec. 8 - Gardeners’ Holiday Open House, Green Spring Gardens, noon-4 p.m. Live music, decorations, holiday treats for sale, puppet shows at 1 and 3 p.m.

Dec. 10 - Del. Kaye Kory community hours, Thomas Jefferson Library, 10 a.m.-noon. RSVP here.

Dec. 12 - Christmas Candlelight Tea, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 4-5:30 p.m. $48. Ages 12 and up. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

Dec. 12 - Mason District Holiday Town Hall, hosted by Supervisor Penny Gross, Mason Government Center, 7-9 p.m.

Dec. 13 - Parent Workshop: Twice Exceptional Students - What Parents Need to Know, FCPS Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Register here.

Dec. 14 - Christmas Candlelight Tea, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 4-5:30 p.m. $48. Ages 12 and up. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

Dec. 15 - Christmas Candlelight Tea, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 4-5:30 p.m. $48. Ages 12 and up. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

Dec. 18 - Taste of Braddock, Kings Park Library/Braddock Hall, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Food donated by local businesses.

Dec. 20 - Skiing Penguins and Snowman Fun, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 2-3 p.m. Ages 3-9. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

January  

Jan. 2 - One-on-One Writing Tutoring, George Mason Regional Library. Learn research tips to improve your writing process for creative writing, academic papers, essays, etc. Bring a copy of your work. For adults and high school students. 50-minute time slots available all day. Register online

Jan. 4 - Animal Pajama Party, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7 p.m. Ages 3-7. $8. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

Jan. 12 - Teas for Winter Health, Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, 1-3 p.m. $36, includes traditional English tea; $15 for the program only. Call 703-941-7987 to register.

Jan. 19 - Winter Lecture: Fifty Years of Green Spring, Green Spring Gardens, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Adults. $10. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

Jan. 19 - Dino Puppet Show & Activities, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 1:30 and 5 p.m. Ages 3-7. $9. Register online or call 703-941-1065.

Jan. 24 - Garden Talk: Easy Houseplants to Grow, Green Spring Gardens, 1:30-3 p.m. Adults. $10. Register online or call 703-642-5173.

Jan. 25 - Burns Night Scotch Tasting, Green Spring Gardens, 4-6 p.m. Adults. $45. Register online or call 703-642-5173.




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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