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Prince William community comes together on 17th anniversary of Sept. 11

Community members and elected officials gathered together Sept. 11 at the Prince William County Liberty Memorial to remember and honor those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The brief ceremony marked the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon, the World Trade Center and the plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pa. Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors Corey Stewart spoke during the ceremony and said the pain of that day remains, but Americans endure now as they did then.

Manassas Cultural and Historic Resources community conversation on Sept. 4

Join City of Manassas officials for a visioning session on culture and historic resources in the City of Manassas. The meeting will be held at 7 PM at The Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St.

Lineup for annual Dale City July 4th parade starts at 9 a.m.

The annual Dale City 4th of July Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4th. Lineup for the parade begins at 9 a.m. at Kirkdale Road and Dale Boulevard.

Ceremony celebrates Prince William County’s new Charlie T. Deane Police Station ‚Äč

During the June 19 ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Central District Police Station, Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors, told the story of the first time he and retired Prince William Police Chief Charlie T. Deane toured the new station.

State officials help Belmont Elementary School in Woodbridge mark 50 years

Belmont Elementary in Woodbridge celebrated its School of Excellence award and its 50th Anniversary at the same time. Special guests at the event included State Secretary of Education, Atif Qarni; State Senator Scott Surovell; Interim School Board Chairman Babur B. Lateef, M.D.; School Board Member, Alyson Satterwhite (Gainesville); and Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Walts.

Free Family History “University” and activities for children April 28 at Gainesville church

A free Family History "University" will be held on Saturday, on April 28, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Glenkirk chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 14015 Glenkirk Road, Gainesville 20155.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Beloved Community” conversations at 12 Virginia locations

In 2018, fifty years after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Virginia Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission will remember his legacy and his influence in Virginia in a series of 12 Community Conversations held in each of the locations across the state that Dr. King visited.

Learn about the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom at Leesylvania State Park

The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom at Leesylvania State Park will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in February. The property that became Leesylvania State Park had a part to play with the flight of two runaway slaves, as well as a slave who escaped captivity in 1848.

Black history programs Feb. 17, Feb. 24 at Chinn Park and Potomac libraries

Black History Month programs at the libraries will feature a puppet show, stories from black history and black authors and Freedom Quilt squares.

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