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Artist Entries for MPAartfest are Due on May 1

MPAartfest is looking for artists. Applications are currently being accepted for MPAartfest, a one-day juried fine art and craft show and sale featuring the work of more than 40 local and regional visual artists. McLean Central Park will reverberate with the sights and sounds of art and music on Sunday, Oct. 5 at the 8th annual MPAartfest. Online submissions only, due May 1. Visit www.mpaart.org/ for MPAartfest information and application. Call 703-790-1953 with questions.

McLean Trees Foundation Sponsors Work Day at Lewinsville Park

The McLean Trees Foundation (MTF) is sponsoring a workday at Lewinsville Park in McLean on Sunday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help edge, mulch, and prune thirty trees along Chain Bridge Road. Native trees will also be planted. Volunteers should meet at the entrance to the park on Chain Bridge Road and bring tools, gloves, and wear appropriate footwear. No experience in caring for trees is necessary to participate. To volunteer, please R.S.V.P. to Joyce Harris, Chairman, at volunteer@McLeanTreesFoundation.org or call 703-216-5605 for more information.

Fundraiser to Support SHARE, Inc. on May 13

A fundraiser for SHARE, Inc. has been announced by HBC Realty Group’s (Keller Williams Realty) Community Charity Champions. Come to dinner on Tuesday, May 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean to support SHARE, Inc. Enjoy dinner and know that approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from food and drink will go to the charity, as long as the diner brings the flyer for the event. Contact HBC Realty Group at 703-734-0192 or visit www.HBCRealtyGroup.com to receive a flyer.

SHARE, Inc. is a non-profit, nonsectarian, all-volunteer community relief organization helping people in need in McLean, Great Falls and Pimmit Hills area for over 45 years. They provide essential assistance through their food pantry, where people and families in need throughout the community can go for assistance with groceries. SHARE also provides emergency financial assistance, used furniture pick-up and delivery, distributes grocery gift cards at Thanksgiving and the holidays, holiday gifts, school supplies and rides to medical appointments.

Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty, The Simmons Team of George Mason Mortgage LLC, Betty

Sparkman and Chris Lara of Reveal Remodel, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post Home Inspections, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, Moe Jebali of Pulcinella Italian Host, and One to

One Fitness Centers.