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Easter Fun Goes Into Action at Local Parks

Easter Fun Goes Into Action at Local Parks

From Fairfax County:

Get ready for Easter with a trip to a park. You can be part of an egg hunt, an eggstravaganza, or meet the Easter bunny’s kin. You can register online for any of these programs, call 703-222-4664, or contact the parks directly.

On Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Sully Historic Site, add some Victorian charm to your Easter basket by decorating an egg with lace and flowers. The 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. classes for eight yearolds and up costs $7. There are also Easter egg hunts at Sully from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 for three to seven year-olds accompanied by adults. The cost is $5 per child.

Wear Blue on Autism Awareness Day at Salon Daniel and Receive Discount

Wear Blue on Autism Awareness Day at Salon Daniel and Receive Discount

WEAR BLUE on AUTISM AWARENESS DAY, APRIL 2 at SALON DANIEL and RECEIVE DISCOUNT
Salon Daniel to Donate 10 Percent to Autism Speaks and Raffle Beauty Services

Sound The Alarm! Listen To What Your Dogs Are Saying

By Kevin Simpson, WHS Director of Training and Behavior

In the wee hours one morning I awoke to my youngest dog, Dallas, barking at some random noises coming from outside my house.  In my half-conscious state I told her to go back to sleep and ignored her - not realizing that the house directly behind mine was a blazing inferno.  Had she been a person, she would have called 911.  But as a dog, in essence, I am her 911 when things aren’t right ...I just wasn’t answering her call that morning. 

Hunting for Eggs this Easter

Hunting for Eggs this Easter

Easter Egg Hunts at Reston Zoo
2011 Dates to Be Announced
1228 Hunter Mill Road | Vienna, VA 22182
www.restonzoo.com

Join Wildfire for a Kid’s Spring Cookie Class

Join Wildfire for a Kid’s Spring Cookie Class

From Bunny Polmer:

Have fun with your kids as you learn to bake, frost and decorate sugar cookies for the whole family.

Join WUSA-TV9 Reporter Jessica Doyle along with her daughter Sophia, and Wildfire Executive Chef Edie Ishaq in a hands-on cookie-making class. This event takes place at Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, McLean, VA. on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The class costs $20.00 plus tax and gratuity per parent and up to two kids.  50% of the proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation® of the Mid-Atlantic. 

For reservations, please contact Michelle Bringham at (703) 442-9110.

Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

On Sat., Apr. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Town Manassas will host the Fourth Annual Spring Cleaning Day at the Harris Pavilion at 9201 Center Street in Manassas, Va., where attendees can recycle their gently used household items or clothes and donate them to local non-profits, visit recycling and conservation exhibits, and kids can make earth-friendly art projects. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visitmanssas.org or call 703.361.6599.        

 

The Manassas Art Guild will also be featuring a spring Earth exhibit, where artists showcase their artwork reflecting themes of recycling, natural materials and the environment. 

Spring Cleaning Day will also provide live entertainment from local entertainers, inflatable moon bounces for kids and a special preview of this summer’s Manassas farmer’s market vendors.