Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Great Falls Citizens Association to Host School Board Candidates Debate

Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) is hosting a Town Hall Debate with Fairfax County Public Schools Board candidates on Wednesday, Sept. 25 to provide an open forum for residents and candidates. It will be held at Forestville Elementary School, 1085 Utterback Store Road in Great Falls, from 7:30 until 10 p.m. Participants will be the three candidates for Dranesville District representative on the FCSP Board and candidates for the three At-Large seats. Candidates will deliver short opening and closing statements and will then take questions collected from the audience by the moderator. The public is invited, but seating is limited, so residents should come early to ensure they get a seat. For more information, visit http://www.gfca.org.

Special Great Falls Community Concert on Sept. 28

On Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. a community concert will be held with local musicians as a fundraising event for the Shepherd's Center of Great Falls, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization addressing the transportation needs of our senior citizens aging in their own homes. The concert is free, but donations to the Shepherd's Center will be welcomed. It will be held at the Smith Chapel Green and outdoor Gazebo (yes, Great Falls has two beautiful gazebos) at 11321 Beach Mill Road in Great Falls. Families and children welcome; bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit outdoors and enjoy the music and beauty of an ancient oak grove. For more information, visit http://www.smithchapelumc.com and http://www.theSCGF.org.