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Sep
17
Tue
Richmond Highway BRT information meeting @ Bryant High School
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Fairfax County will hold a third Public Information Meeting on the Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the gymnasium at Bryant High School located at 2709 Popkins Lane in Alexandria. The meeting will feature an open house from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with a presentation at 7 p.m. Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) staff and project consultants will provide updates on the BRT project (including the system design and potential property impacts), discuss next steps, answer questions and take public comments from the community related to the planning and design of the BRT system.

In compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106 and 36 CFR, Part 800), information concerning the potential effects of the proposed project on properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places will be provided in the project’s environmental documentation and will be available for comment at this meeting.

Services Available Upon Request

Free transportation is available, per request, from Sacramento Neighborhood Center, South County Government Center, and Hybla Valley Elementary School.

Free on-site childcare is also available for children over the age of 3. Requests are accepted until September 10 by contacting Maria Franco-Nativi at 703-704-6700, TTY 711, or maria.franco-nativi@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Spanish translation will be available at the meeting. If you would benefit from translation to another language, those services can be requested free of charge by contacting FCDOT at 703-877-5600, TTY 711, by September 10.

Sep
18
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Sep 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Sep
19
Thu
DMV 2 Go @ Sherwood Regional Library
Sep 19 @ 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.

Sep
21
Sat
Seek and Sketch Hike @ Huntley Meadows Park
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

See what’s blooming as fall arrives at Huntley Meadows Park. Join a hike on Saturday, September 21, 2019, to find plants such as turtlehead, jewelweed, seed box and cardinal flowers.

Register for the “Sketch Hike Fall Wildflowers ID” program to see how these beautiful fall wetland flowers live. Then, learn how to sketch them to keep the memories alive. Drawing materials are included in the cost of the program, courtesy of the RunningBrooke Fund.

This program is designed for participants age 10 to adult. It runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and the cost is $15 per person.

Sep
25
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Oct
2
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Oct
9
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Oct
16
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Oct 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Oct
19
Sat
Tour de Mount Vernon 2019 @ Workhouse Arts Center
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Oct
23
Wed
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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