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Bristow Montessori School to host an Open House for prospective families

Bristow Montessori School to host an Open House for prospective families

Changing the face of preschool education in Prince William County? All in a day’s work.

Bristow Montessori School (BMS) is ready to welcome more students into its fold, and invites all prospective families to join them at an Open House this Saturday, November 12th from 10 am to 12 noon.

BMS encourages a lifelong love of learning in its students, who vary in age from 6 weeks to 3rd grade. Current availability means that PWC parents do not need to wait to enroll their children in this innovative program that promotes care, curiosity and confidence as its three major tenets.  

Roving Flash Jam To Take Over the DMV!

Roving Flash Jam To Take Over the DMV!

The BEST & BRIGHTEST MUSICAL TALENT are sought from the DMV's Middle & High School students to take to the streets of NOVA & DC alongside the acclaimed BOSTON STRING QUARTET, Wednesday and Thursday in the name of preserving the beautiful sound of classical music (with a twist)!

Energized for their Ethno-Urban Orchestra DC debut this Saturday (Nov. 12th), which boasts participants from Battlefield and Freedom High Schools, student and professional musicians alike anticipate the city's shared excitement for the event – and answer the call to rock with a series of flash jam concerts spanning both sides of the Potomac.

Mobile Platforms, Apps and Mayhem! What Really Works For You?

Mobile Platforms, Apps and Mayhem! What Really Works For You?


Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

November 3, 2011-- Washington, DC.  Thursday night in Washington was all about giving back and giving thanks at the House of Sweden at the "Horton's Kids 2011 Give Thanks Give Back Fundraiser:  Cocktails & Crooners" in Georgetown.  It’s held each year to thank the many volunteer tutors, mentors, board members, and supporters who help enrich the lives of kids that reside in Ward 8 in Washington.

Horton’s Kids is a 501(c)3 mission is to educate and empower the children of Washington, DC’s Ward 8 by providing comprehensive, direct services which improve the quality of their daily lives and nurture their desire and ability to succeed. These services include tutoring and mentoring along with a host of other wrap around services benefiting children the Anacostia neighborhood.



Donate Canned Goods and Enter Raffle to Win Free Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner for 10

City Square Café of Manassas is gearing up for their Homemade Thanksgiving Dinners-To-Go, preparing dinners to serve 10 guests at $16.99 per guest, and offering a Thanksgiving Day Dinner raffle, where participants drop-off canned goods and enter to win a free Thanksgiving Day dinner-to-go  for eight to 10 people. Raffle entries will be accepted now through Nov. 15. The canned goods will benefit SERVE, a program of Northern Virginia Family Service, dedicated to helping individuals and families find new paths to self-reliance and brighter futures. For more information about City Square Café, call 703.369.6022.

College Night in Virginia

Scholarships, college planning advice and pizza during ‘College Night in Virginia’

 On Monday, Nov. 7, Northern Virginia Community College will present “College Night in Virginia,” a free event that provides college planning advice.

 The seminar is open to everyone no matter which colleges they are considering. Attendees can register to win one of four $500 scholarships awarded by random drawing.

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with pizza and soda. Starting at 7 p.m., presentations will cover such topics as “Why College is Important,” “Choosing the Right College for You,” “Understanding the Financial Aid Process” and “Scholarship Searches and Scams.” Information will be presented in English and Spanish.



 Molasses, ginger, flour, baking soda – just a few of the ingredients you’ll need to get ready for the Gingerbread House Contest in Old Town Manassas this holiday season. Entry forms can be downloaded online at www.visitmanssas.org now through Nov. 18. For 17 years, Historic Manassas, Inc. of Manassas, Va. has displayed the talents of local amateur “architects” in the shop windows of Old Town Manassas during the annual Merry Old Town Manassas holiday festivities.  The public is invited to view the various structures and vote on them in the shops and on-line. Winners will be awarded in two categories, adult and child, with a first-place prize of a $100 Old Town Manassas gift card, second place walks away with a $75 gift card, and third place earns a $50 gift card. For more information, visit www.visitmanassas.org or call 703-361-6599.