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Camping at Wolf Trap

Area youth experience camping and the outdoors at the National Park.

Camping and camp fires are strictly prohibited on the grounds of the Wolf Trap National Park.

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‘Kids Can Be Themselves Here’

Vienna Teen Center celebrates 15th anniversary.

A place to hang out with friends after school, play sports and games, do arts and crafts and just have fun – that’s the Vienna Teen Center. Called Club Phoenix, it’s on the bottom floor of the Vienna Community Center, and it just celebrated its 15th anniversary.

Pileated Woodpecker Wins Reston Bird Contest

Friends of Reston have announced that out of five birds nominated to be the official bird of Reston, one has received the most votes. In an election conducted online and by paper ballot, 2,748 total votes were counted and verified.

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Comes to McLean

One of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance companies, New York’s Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, will perform “The Soul of Flamenco” for a single night at The Alden in McLean. The show will be presented at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets are $30, $20 for McLean tax district residents. The Alden is housed in the McLean Community Center, which is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue.

Parade To Salute Honorees

Potomac Day arrives Saturday.

This Saturday's Oct. 25 Potomac Day promises to be bigger and better than last year.

Coming: Children’s Almanac

During the last week of each year, The Almanac devotes its entire issue to the creativity of local students and children. The results are always remarkable. It is a keepsake edition for many families.

Inspiring Others

Potomac resident shares entrepreneurial skills.

A Potomac resident’s motivational life-story is the inspiration for a “Serving Others” chapter in Richard Rende, Ph.D.’s latest book — a collaboration with entrepreneur Jen Prosek — entitled “Raising Can-Do Kids: Giving Children the Tools to Thrive in a Fast- Changing World.”

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Ghoulish Treats

Easy Halloween treats to make at home.

Halloween is the holiday when Judy Kleinman lets her spooky culinary imagination run free.

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Senior Olympics Takes Spotlight

Hundreds participate for Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Whack! Smack! These were the constant sounds going back and forth during the pickleball finals at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington.

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Yorktown Presents ‘The Long View’

On a seemingly ordinary day, a fight occurs at a high school when Travis, a bully, confronts his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend, Nate.

Culinary Goal

In an era of “Top Chef” and other popular televised cooking competitions, it is hard to imagine a more grueling test than those on TV, dramatized with musical scores and commercial breaks.

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‘Hands-On History’

Students participate in E.C. Lawrence archaeological dig.

Area students got to be part of history recently when they participated in an archaeological dig to find the remains of a home from the 1800s in Ellanor C. Lawrence Park in Centreville.

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‘A Side-Splitting Comedy’

Chantilly High presents “Funny Thing Happened on Way to Forum.”

Featuring a cast and crew of 45, Chantilly High presents “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

Potomac Day

On Parade

The line-up for the parade starts at 9:30 a.m. Roads close at 10 a.m. The parade kickoff is 10:30 a.m.

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21st Annual Goblin Gallop Nears

Goblin Gallop To Benefit Families of Children with Cancer

When the leaves turn colors and the weather becomes crisp, Halloween soon follows. And that means it’s time for the Goblin Gallop. This year’s event, the 21st annual, is slated for Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Fairfax Corner Shopping Center.

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