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Jul
25
Thu
DMV 2 Go @ Sherwood Regional Library
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

DMV 2 GO provides all DMV transactions including vital records and testing. The hours of operation at the Sherwood Regional Library are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The mobile van will be parked in the parking lot at this location.

Clermont Park master plan process public information meeting @ Franconia Governmental Center
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Fairfax County Park Authority will begin a master plan revision at Clermont Park. This planning process will help guide the future of this well-loved park and includes the opportunity for public input. Members of the public are invited to attend a public information meeting held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Franconia Government Center, located at 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA.

The Park Authority will provide a background presentation, an overview of current conditions, and information about the park master planning process. The agency would like to gather input from residents and park users on adding lights on two diamond fields at Clermont Park, located at 4100 Franconia Road in Alexandria.

Jul
28
Sun
Birding for Beginners
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

f the only birds you can identify are robins and cardinals, “Birding for Beginners” is the ticket to enhance your avian knowledge.

Get started birding with this introductory program at Huntley Meadows Park – a local haven for birdwatchers. Learn about the park’s birds and gain some basic identification skills. The program for participants age 12 to adult runs from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019. It begins with an indoor discussion, followed by some birdwatching. The cost is $12 per person. Children age 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Jul
29
Mon
DMV Connect @ Hollin Hall Senior Center
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

DMV Connect provides all DMV transactions except vital records and testing. The hours of operation at the Hollin Hall Senior Center are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sherwood Regional Library in the Conference Room.

Jul
30
Tue
DMV Connect @ Hollin Hall Senior Center
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

DMV Connect provides all DMV transactions except vital records and testing. The hours of operation at the Hollin Hall Senior Center are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sherwood Regional Library in the Conference Room.

Jul
31
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.

Richmond Highway BRT project summer mini-meeting @ UC-Sacramento Neighborhood Center
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

FCDOT is holding a series of informal summer meetings to provide information about the Richmond Highway BRT project. Most of the meetings are targeted to a specific station area, or pair of station areas along the project corridor, but anyone is welcome to attend.Please join us to learn more about the project goals, current efforts, and schedule, and to discuss local plans.

Aug
7
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.

Richmond Highway BRT project summer mini-meeting @ Mount Eagle Elementary School
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

FCDOT is holding a series of informal summer meetings to provide information about the Richmond Highway BRT project. Most of the meetings are targeted to a specific station area, or pair of station areas along the project corridor, but anyone is welcome to attend.Please join us to learn more about the project goals, current efforts, and schedule, and to discuss local plans.

Aug
10
Sat
Boardwalk Astronomy @ Huntley Meadows Park
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

What’s new in the night sky this summer? Find out at Huntley Meadows Park on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

Stroll the boardwalk with park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations and comets and update you on astronomical current events. The “Boardwalk Astronomy” program is designed for participants age 12 to adult and runs from 8 to 10 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. Due to the nature of the program, this event will be canceled in the event of rain or other severe weather.

Huntley Meadows Park is located at 3701 Lockheed Boulevard, Alexandria, VA. For more information, call 703-768-2525 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley-meadows.