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Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

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Free Ice Skating Nights at the Harris Pavilion in January Only

Free Ice Skating Nights at the Harris Pavilion in January Only

The Harris Pavilion, located at 9201 Center Street in Manassas, VA, is offering free ice skating on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. the entire month of January. There is no free skate night in February. Find our more information about rates and times and then get your skates laced up for some winter fun! 

 

Visit IKEA for Sales, Charity, Dancing, and Free Food

Visit IKEA for Sales, Charity, Dancing, and Free Food

Join IKEA and Radio Disney Road Crew this Saturday, January 8th for their non-stop dancing with prize giveaways every 5 minutes from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.! In order to enter into the Dance Party, you are required to bring a donation of new or gently used children or tween sized winter weather wear such as gloves, scarves, or hats.

The winter weather donations will be distributed to a family focused charity in the area. You can also register to win prizes such as Nintendo Wii Games, a bike, skateboard, Disney DVDs and more!

Battlefield HS Band to March in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Battlefield HS Band to March in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Congratulations to Matthew Brodt and the students in the Battlefield High School band. They have been selected to represent Virginia in the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The event takes place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 10 a.m. rain or shine. The parade will follow Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th street. ABC 7/WJLA-TV and News Channel 8 will feature the parade as a live simulcast.

NOVA Resident Displays His Transformers Police Car

NOVA Resident Displays His Transformers Police Car

Jim Ortte is the proud new owner of the famous police car that appeared in the 2007 blockbuster movie “Transformers.” Ortte bought the car in auction and would not disclose the price, however, today he and his son showed off the car in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Liberia Avenue in Manassas, VA.

The police car, known as ‘Barricade’ in the film, is a specially customized 2005 Ford Saleen Mustang. Ortte explained that he has owned 16 different Mustangs and is a real car lover. Barricade has a V-8 engine, a 2007 S281 experimental body, has camera mounts on the sides above the wheels as well as under the hood, and a specially installed police equipment package. It also has the ability to do stunts, such as lock the front wheels to do a complete spin.

Ortte has big plans for ‘Barricade.’ He plans to show it off at different car shows, and other special events, such as fundraisers to help raise money for children with cancer.

City Square Café Debuting Winter Wine Classes with Chef Robert Barolin

City Square Café Debuting Winter Wine Classes with Chef Robert Barolin

Chef Robert Barolin at City Square Café in Old Town Manassas is featuring wine classes on Thursdays from Jan. 6 through Feb. 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Barolin, a former wine representative for various vineyards, will teach a class about “Getting to Know your Wines.” He’ll discuss student’s wine knowledge, how to taste wine, what to look for when purchasing wine, which wines are trending, teach the names and origin of the wine grapes, discuss why the same grape tastes different in different regions, instruct about the best wine and food pairings and test students’ final knowledge with a blind wine tasting. Class size is limited to eight people. Cost is $35 per week or $250 in advance. Call 703.369.6022 to sign-up.

Two red and two white wines will be tasted in every class and paired with light hors d’oeuvres. Attendees must sign up for all eight classes.

Old Dominion Links Sponsor Annual Children’s Holiday Party for Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Old Dominion Links Sponsor Annual Children’s Holiday Party for Family Self-Sufficiency Program

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