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Politicians to powwow today with faith leaders over separating families seeking asylum

TODAY, Thursday, June 21 at 12:15 PM in Arlington, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) will hold a discussion with Northern Virginia faith leaders and immigrant advocates to discuss the Trump Administration policy of separating children from their families at the southern border.

Everyone invited to annual International Cultural Festival in Woodbridge June 21

Woodbridge Potomac Communities Civic Association and Prince William County Supervisor Frank J. Principi announced June 14 that the 3rd Annual International Cultural Festival will be held at 7 p.m., on Thursday, June 21, at the Dr. AJ Ferlazzo Government Center Atrium in Woodbridge. The event is free and open to the public.

Haymarket family to host lemonade stand June 9 to raise funds, awareness for childhood cancer

In an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, the Dixon family of 6651 Hunting Path Road, Haymarket, is hosting a lemonade stand on Saturday, June 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the goal of raising $400 during Lemonade Days.

Trees take center stage during Arbor Day ceremonies at Alvey and Leesylvania schools

At J.W. Alvey Elementary and Leesylvania Elementary, students gathered under slightly soggy skies to mark Arbor Day, a day dedicated to tree planting. These ceremonies were two of several taking place at schools around the county.

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in Nokesville April 21 during Tour of Va.

On Saturday, April 21, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAS)T will kick off its fundraising "Tour of Virginia" with a doubleheader starting at 9 a.m. ET, and a single game at 7:30 p.m. ET-- with all three games played at Valley View Park, 11930 Valley View Dr, Nokesville.

All-County art festival April 28 at Colgan High School

Browse the hallways, commons area, and gym to view more than 10,000 works created by talented K–12 students across the county. Visit the auditorium to watch drama groups, choral, orchestra, and percussion ensembles perform throughout the day.

Eaglet could be named “Honor,” the name suggested by Antietam Elementary kindergarteners

The kindergarten classes at Antietam Elementary School have been watching two eaglets through the Earth Conservation Corps live eagle cam for several weeks. Their suggested name of "Honor" is one of five picked from 250 entries. Now the public gets to vote on the five names.

Virginia 4th graders exceed US 4th graders in math and in top four groups in reading

Virginia fourth graders outperformed their nationwide peers in mathematics and reading on the national tests which are also known as the Nation’s Report Card, according to a news release issued jointly by Gov. Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Education.

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.

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