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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.
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.
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.