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Trailblazers Hail Community Support

Making Great Falls a walkable area for people, horses and bikes alike.

Trails where you want to go: from your home to the Park to the Village to Turner Farm, to your child's school or just to take the dog out for a walk. This is what the Great Falls Trail Blazers group is all about: A community group, whose goals and aims are to make Great Falls a wonderful walkable area for people, horses and bikes alike.

Susan Coll, Jim Lehrer to Speak in Great Falls

The Great Falls Speaker’s Series (GFFS) kicked off last month to a capacity crowd at the Great Falls Library by welcoming its first guest speaker, New York Times best-selling author Pamela Palmer.

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Donna Barnako Receives Friends Choice Award

Friends of the Great Falls Library and Great Falls Art Studio member, Donna Barnako, received a 2014 Friends Choice Award from the Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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‘Artists on the Green’ Welcome Art Lovers

"Artists on the Green," a local cooperative Studio and Gallery, is located in the Great Falls Village Centre in Great Falls next to Jinny Beyer Quilts. Founded in May of 2013 by five artists — Gail Pèan, Layla Gray, Connie Costello, Tom Stack and Mary Nesbitt — the artists' studio is a cooperative workplace that provides a gallery for 12 local artists.

Business People of the Year

Jill and John Phillips, of Squeals on Wheels, have been named Business People of the Year by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce.

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Jorge Adeler’s ‘Gods and Heroes' at Bergdorf Goodman NYC

The Men's Store at Bergdorf Goodman is now carrying the full line of the “Gods and Heroes” Men's Collection by fine jewelry designer Jorge Adeler of Great Falls.

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Synetic Stages ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’

Brings “human beast” hybrids to life from 1896 novel by H.G. Wells.  

Synetic Theatre in Crystal City will open its 2014-2015 season with "The Island of Dr. Moreau" Oct. 2 through Nov. 1.

40 Under 40 Honorees

Leadership Arlington has named the inaugural honorees for its regional 40 Under 40 event.

“Flourishing After 55”

Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Oct. 26-Nov. 1.

Exceptional Schools Fair

Event provides information for parents of special needs children.

Parents of special needs children will have a forum to learn about educational opportunities available to them in the Washington, D.C. area next month.

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APAH Celebrates 25 Years in Affordable Housing

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) honored retired state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple and Brian P. Coulter, managing partner, and The JBG Companies, at its 25th anniversary annual fundraiser at the Clarendon Ballroom on Oct. 8.

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Seeing Red and Blue

Colleagues say Gerry Connolly’s vision central to productivity.

Gerry Connolly doesn’t have 20/20 vision. His round wire-framed spectacles and cropped salt-and-pepper mustache have long accessorized his look, whether sporting a black pinstripe suit or a billowy navy University of Virginia windbreaker

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Fun for All at the Potomac Country House Tour and Festival

Event raised record proceeds for St. Francis Episcopal Church.

From a petting zoo to silent auctions to tours of some of the area’s most magnificent homes, there were activities for all ages at the 58th Annual Potomac Country House Tour & Festival last weekend.

Westminster at Lake Ridge to Host I Fashion Show and Bazaar

Two shopping events are coming up at a retirement community in Lake Ridge. In October, a thrift fashion show plus sale and in November, a handcrafts Bazaar with vendor fair. With fall and winter holidays approaching, these Westminster at Lake Ridge events are an opportunity for bargain hunters to begin their search for gifts and resale fashions.

Safety Apps are Now Available

See Something, Send Something: This app is a nationwide suspicious-activity reporting tool to help fight terrorism and criminal activity. It does not replace 911 for emergency situations.