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Virtual classes will fill in, but the future is unclear and unpromised.
Parents Battle to Save German Language Program
Load up your backpack, wash your hands, complete your daily online symptom screener, put on your mask, and head for the school bus.
Which way is north again?
Grab a compass and detailed topographical map and head out over unfamiliar terrain to navigate a set course in the fastest time.
Toby Pendergrass opens the 13th Second Chance virtual fundraising breakfast on Thursday, April 22.
This is seven-year-old Erin Parks’ first year selling Girl Scout cookies, but she has sold 394 boxes so far.
Joyce Hylton received the City of Alexandria Ellen Pickering Environmental Service Award Tuesday, May 11 at the virtual City Council Legislative meeting.
Spring vegetables most needed right now include beets, lettuce, spinach, collards, kale, carrots and radishes.
Gardeners gear up for another season of donating produce to support local food pantries.
Step up and claim your Olympic medal awarded after each event.
Ryan Clark stands at the Cannabreeze CBD stand at Ballston Farmers Market on July 1.
Columbia Pike Blues Weekend combines three days of blues, with both streamed and in-person performances, on June 18-20.
Blood donors suffering from COVID fatigue; visit www.inovablood.org/donate-blood/
Just a few minutes of your time can save a life.
Cicadas share stage with orchestra debut
The blackened screen slowly fills with cicada sounds, and soon a red-eyed cicada crawls over the score of the “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.”
Cars full of bouncing, excited children line up in the parking lot of Cherrydale United Methodist Church on the first day of spring break to participate in Encore Stage and Studio outdoor, in-person Spring Break Camp.
If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.
Marta Hill Gray, Executive Director of Culpepper Garden, stands with mud on her boots as she supervises the planting of perennials in their new community garden.
Thirty-one high school students sporting the T-shirt of their chosen college were cheered on, cowbells ringing, by family and friends on Friday, May 14 in a drive through signing ceremony by the Rinker Community Center.
Feeding our community, one garden at a time
What better way to celebrate the coming Spring season than joining the Plot Against Hunger’s Spring Garden Kickoff on March 13?
ALIVE! resumes food donations
ALIVE! resumes its food collection from the community.
Things may be different this year, but 28,000 daffodils are waiting to poke their tendrils above ground and burst into bloom at Culpepper Garden this spring.
Story of nine Vietnamese women in their fight against French oppression
Patricia (Kit) Norland sat listening to a Vietnamese social worker in 1988 in Saigon as Oanh explained in beautiful English what it was like to suffer postwar trauma with poverty, unemployment, domestic abuse and street children.