Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Remembrance Ceremony to be Held Nov. 11

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., the annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony will be held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial. The ceremony will honor all who have served the United States in the armed forces. The event will include a Marine Corps color guard, patriotic songs, and remarks by the Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, the first woman to hold that position.

The Freedom Memorial is located behind the Great Falls Library at 9830 Georgetown Pike. The ceremony is open to all. Ample parking is available in the library parking lot. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in the library meeting room.

Soon at Brightview in Great Falls

Brightview Great Falls is announcing the following upcoming events:

*Appraisal Roadshow -- Saturday, Nov. 7, 10-11:30 a.m.

Join Paradigm Experts for a fun and educational morning looking at “what you have, what it’s worth, and what you can do with it.” RSVP early to be get on the list of the 25 items to be appraised.

*Successful Transitions -- Tuesday, Dec. 1, 8:30-10 a.m.

Join Gerontologist and Wellspring Village Director, Mikki Firor, for an interactive discussion on understanding the fundamental aspects of dementia as well as signs, stages and supports. RSVP early.

*Holiday Open House -- Saturday, Dec. 5, 1-4 p.m.

Join the Brightview Great Falls community in ringing in the Winter Season. Enjoy the decorations, music, refreshments and good cheer.

‘Welcome to Our World’ at United Methodist Church

On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., the Chancel Choir, children and youth of the Great Falls United Methodist Church invite you to join them for worship as they offer "Welcome to Our World," a musical for Christmas written by Claire Cloninger and Robert Sterling.

The musical includes traditional carols, newer praise songs and original material.

Robert R. "Mitch" Mitchell, Director of Music Ministries at Great Falls UMC, former U.S. Army Bandsman, and local area Piano teacher/freelance Musician will be conducting the choir and narrators.

Church keyboardist Thomas Pandolfi will be accompanying the musical. Great Falls United Methodist Church is located at 10100 Georgetown Pike, right next to the Fire Station in the center of the village. All are welcome.