Advanced Search

Things to do in the local area

Calendar of local happenings: Meetings, art shows, workshops, weekend events, children's activities and more. Many are free or have a small fee. Also see charity calendar--Things to do and help others too!

Things to do and help others too

Calendar of charity events that raise funds or other type donations for many worthy causes in the community. Most events in Woodbridge-Manassas-Gainesville-Nokesville areas of Prince William County.

Four groups need volunteer help with food donations and Thanksgiving Dinner

Home Life VA is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for the homeless in the Manassas area on Sunday, Nov. 18. Donations of food or prepared dishes are needed for this event.

Santa Watch: Santa Claus will be arriving at Cabelas in Gainesville

Santa Claus will be arriving for a celebration at Cabelas on Saturday, Nov. 17.

New Va. Museum of Fine Arts’ state-of-the-art artmobile hits the road - in Lorton Nov. 10

Governor Ralph Northam and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Director Alex Nyerges recently cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of VMFA on the Road: An Artmobile for the 21st Century. The inaugural exhibition, How Far Can Creativity Take You? VMFA Fellowship Artists, explores the history and impact of VMFA’s fellowship program

Volunteers are needed in our Greater Manassas community in December and beyond

City of Manassas needs volunteers at the Winter Wonderland Train Show at the Center for the Arts. It’s a fun opportunity for all including teens age 16+. The show is Dec. 12-14 from 5-8pm, Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm and Dec. 16 10am-4pm.

Insider advice to ease decorating with Christmas lights from Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town Team

A team of about 100 people spends about 10,000 hours decorating Busch Gardens near Williamsburg for the holidays. Here are some of the team's success secrets.

Volunteers are needed in our Greater Manassas community in December and beyond

The Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift Program is in full swing and needs help to provide toys and warm clothes to needy kids in our community. There are 550 little people who are waiting to be “adopted!”

10 tips for Including people with disabilities in your party

With the holiday season upon us, it’s easy to hold a party where all guests — with and without disabilities — feel welcomed, respected and have fun. All it takes is some planning. With some help from Alie Kriofske Mainella, a Wisconsin-based expert on working for inclusion of people with disabilities, here are some tips to ensure your parties are inclusive, thoughtful and welcoming to all.

Santa Claus to be stopping in Occoquan on Dec. 1

Join Occoquan residents and merchants this Saturday, December 1, to welcome Santa Claus to Occoquan!

Old Town Warrenton Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. on Nov. 30

The beloved tradition of the annual Warrenton Christmas Parade ignites the magic of the holiday season on Friday, November 30 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Old Town Warrenton.

Nov. 2-3 casting call for Shakespeare’s As You Like It

Fauquier Community Theatre (FCT) has issued a Nov. 2-3 casting call for the production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It that will be on stage March 8-24, 2019. Dancers, singers, musicians are also needed.
Today's Obituaries

Paul G. Radford, retired teacher and school social worker, father of three

Paul G. Radford, a former teacher and school social worker for Prince William County Schools who retired in 1991, passed away on May 14, 2018.

Catherine “Joyce” Wiskeman-Phillips, retired teacher, former PWC Library Board chairman

Catherine "Joyce" Wiskeman-Phillips, 75, of Bristow, VA, a former chairman of the Prince William County Board and a retired Prince William County teacher who taught at Tyler Elementary and Coles Elementary, passed away on Nov. 17, 2018 after a brief illness. A private burial will take place in Westminster, MD. Prince William Library Foundation has been designated as the beneficiary of memorial donations.

Sandra Walker, 76, retired Va. State Police secretary, owner of Dutch Haven Arabians, mother of two

A memorial service will be held in Culpeper, Va. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel for Sandra Grace Haught Walker, 76, who passed away at her home in Catharpin, Va. on Nov. 9, 2018. The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m.
Business Directory

Virginia Medical Weight Loss Center

Doctors
Physician Supervised
Weight Loss Center
8712 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109
703-597-0650
Website

More listings

News

Follow Us on Twitter

https://twitter.com/#!/bullrunnow
Welcome Guest! | Login