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FCPD Car Seat Safety and Install 9:30 am
FCPD Car Seat Safety and Install @ Mount Vernon District Station
May 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Installing car seats for babies and children can be difficult, but we all want our children to travel safely. That’s why district stations across the county host free Car Seat Safety and Install events throughout[...]
Lee District Supervisor Forum 10:00 am
Lee District Supervisor Forum @ Franconia Governmental Center
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Lee Dems for a forum with the Democratic candidates for Lee District Supervisor, followed by an opportunity to meet candidates and local elected officials. This event is free and open to all Lee District[...]
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Alexandria Cars & Coffee 8:30 am
Alexandria Cars & Coffee @ Hollin Hall Shopping Center
May 5 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday between 8:30 and 11 AM at Hollin Hall Shopping Center. We look forward to seeing you and your car no matter what you drive or the condition[...]
Alexandria Cars & Coffee 9:00 am
Alexandria Cars & Coffee @ Hollin Hall Shopping Center
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday between 8:30 and 11 AM at Hollin Hall Shopping Center. We look forward to seeing you and your car no matter what you drive or the condition[...]
Wetlands Awareness Day 12:00 pm
Wetlands Awareness Day @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come rain or shine, and dip your mind into the wonder of wetlands! Celebrate the beauty and importance of wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park, the Fairfax County Park Authority’s premier wetland sanctuary. Bring friends and[...]
Mt. Vernon RECenter Renovation Public Meeting 6:00 pm
Mt. Vernon RECenter Renovation Public Meeting @ Mt. Vernon RECenter
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please come meet with the design team to learn about the project progress and timeline.
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Lee District Candidate Forum 7:00 pm
Lee District Candidate Forum @ Franconia Governmental Center
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Get to know the candidates for Lee District supervisor. LDACO will provide light refreshments. Audience members will have a chance to submit questions in writing during the first hour. From 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.,[...]
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McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market 8:00 am
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
May 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.
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Family Owl Outing 7:30 pm
Family Owl Outing @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Whooo’s looking at you? Get wise to the world of owls at the “Family Owl Outing” at Huntley Meadows Park on Friday, May 10, 2019. Come to the park to discover the secret world of[...]
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Little Hunting Creek cleanup 9:00 am
Little Hunting Creek cleanup
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Senator Scott Surovell and Delegate Paul Krizek are partnering with the Friends of Little Hunting Creek to sponsor the annual 2019 Little Hunting Creek Cleanup event on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Little Hunting Creek is[...]
Supervisor Dan Storck 2nd Saturday Office Hours 9:00 am
Supervisor Dan Storck 2nd Saturday Office Hours @ Lorton Library
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
 
West Potomac HS Car Show 9:00 am
West Potomac HS Car Show @ West Potomac High School
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
West Potomac is holding a Car Show to support the graduating Senior Class. This car show is open to all makes, years and models of Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles. There will be trophies for the[...]
Eagle Festival 10:00 am
Eagle Festival @ Mason Neck State Park
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Imagine a 10 square mile area of protected land right here in the Mount Vernon District – a place where bald eagles soar and tundra swans winter, having left the icy Arctic. A place that[...]
Supervisor Dan Storck 2nd Saturday Office Hours 1:30 pm
Supervisor Dan Storck 2nd Saturday Office Hours @ Mount Vernon Governmental Center
May 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Wetland at Dusk 7:45 pm
Wetland at Dusk @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 11 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Join park naturalists for a relaxing stroll through the park’s forest and wetland paths. Look and listen for wildlife settling down or waking up during the transition of day to night. The program at Huntley[...]
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McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market 8:00 am
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
May 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.
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Flea Market/Yard Sale 7:00 am
Flea Market/Yard Sale @ Edison High School
May 18 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
The Man Named West Ford 3:00 pm
The Man Named West Ford @ Gum Springs Community Center
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
“The Man Named West Ford,” Dinner Theater. Set in 1861, Gum Springs Founder West Ford tells the story of his life from being enslaved o the Mt Vernon plantation, to being freed and settling on[...]
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Alexandria Cars & Coffee 9:00 am
Alexandria Cars & Coffee @ Hollin Hall Shopping Center
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday between 8:30 and 11 AM at Hollin Hall Shopping Center. We look forward to seeing you and your car no matter what you drive or the condition[...]
Board of Supervisors Chairman race forum 3:30 pm
Board of Supervisors Chairman race forum @ Bethlehem Baptist Church
May 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Hear the four candidates: Tim Chapman, Ryan McElveen, Jeff McKay, and Alicia Plerhoples, plus 20+ VA Delegates & Senators and candidates for the Board of Supervisors. VOICE will challenge the candidates to respond to its[...]
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Lee District Supervisor Candidates Forum 7:00 pm
Lee District Supervisor Candidates Forum @ Kingstowne Library
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Kingstowne Lake Improvement Association is hosting a Lee District Supervisor Candidate’s Forum to discuss balancing development while preserving our natural spaces. The condition of Kingstowne Lake and the surrounding path has been deteriorating for[...]
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McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market 8:00 am
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
May 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.
Mount Vernon Council of Citizens’ Associations Meeting 8:00 pm
Mount Vernon Council of Citizens’ Associations Meeting @ Mount Vernon Governmental Center
May 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Regular monthly meeting.
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DMV 2 Go 10:00 am
DMV 2 Go @ Sherwood Regional Library
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
DMV2GO provides all DMV transactions including vital records and testing. The hours of operation at the Sherwood Regional Library are from 10 am to 4 pm. The mobile van will be parked in the parking[...]
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FCPD Car Seat Safety and Install 9:30 am
FCPD Car Seat Safety and Install @ Mount Vernon District Station
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Installing car seats for babies and children can be difficult, but we all want our children to travel safely. That’s why district stations across the county host free Car Seat Safety and Install events throughout[...]
Sketch Hike-Vernal Pools 10:00 am
Sketch Hike-Vernal Pools @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
What is that awakening noise we hear in the park this time of year? It’s our lively vernal pools filled with frog and salamander larva and adults. Learn all about Huntley Meadows’ vernal pool habitats[...]
Storytime on the Hill 6:30 pm
Storytime on the Hill @ Historic Huntley
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Put a new twist into your children’s storytime by visiting an old-fashioned locale. Come to “Storytime on the Hill” at Historic Huntley on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Bundle the kids up in their jammies and[...]
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Birding for Beginners 8:00 am
Birding for Beginners @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Interested in birding? We can get you started. Come to Huntley Meadows Park and learn about the park’s birds. Gain some basic identification skills. The program runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and begins with[...]
Take a Step Back 400 Years 2:00 pm
Take a Step Back 400 Years @ Huntley Meadows Park
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
How did the Powhatan Native Americans use the plants and animals you see every day for their medicine, groceries, clothing and fun? Travel back in time and immerse yourself in a way of life from[...]
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DMV Connect 9:00 am
DMV Connect @ Hollin Hall Senior Center
May 28 @ 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.[...]
Meet the Lee District Supervisor Candidates 7:00 pm
Meet the Lee District Supervisor Candidates @ South County Government Center
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet the four candidates for Lee Supervisor: Kelly Hebron, Larysa Kautz, Rodney Lusk, and James Migliaccio. Candidates will give introductory remarks and then rotate among four groups of attendees to address questions. One group will[...]
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McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market 8:00 am
McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market @ Sherwood Regional Library
May 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape.
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