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STS. CONSTANTINE AND HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH HOSTS DC GREEK FESTIVAL in SILVER SPRING

STS. CONSTANTINE AND HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH HOSTS DC GREEK FESTIVAL in SILVER SPRING

After more than 90 years of calling Washington, D.C. home, The Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church of Washington, D.C. is hosting their 52nd Greek Festival in Silver Spring, Md. at the St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on 15100 New Hampshire Avenue on Sat., Oct. 12, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., rain or shine. Free admission and free parking is available. For more information, visit www.schgocdc.org.

The Ladies’ Society of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, the Philoptochos, has been using Greek recipes passed down from generation to generation and producing a menu of Greek favorites like, Gyros, Greek sausage, Shish Kabobs, Spanakopita (spinach pies), Tyropita (cheese pies), Greek yogurt, Loukamades (honey-dipped donut holes) and other Greek pastries.

Sat. Oct. 12, FREE Food and more...100 Year-Anniv. Manassas Utilities Event

Sat. Oct. 12, FREE Food and more...100 Year-Anniv. Manassas Utilities Event

The City of Manassas Department of Public Works and Utilities is hosting a free, 100-Year Celebration at the Sat., Oct. 12 Public Utility Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Manassas Public Works Building at 8500 Public Works Drive in Manassas, Va., includes free lunch, entertainment, tours and a time capsule burial. Manassas Utilities will also donate $5 for every person that attends the event to the American Cancer Society in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For information, go to www.manassascity.org

The family-fun event is free and features free lunch by Bad to the Bone,  ice cream by Nathans, live music by Shake It Up band, balloon artists, jugglers, cherry picker truck rides, tours, moon bounce, a pumpkin patch, as well as a kiosk depicting Manassas Utilities 100-year history, including a book that chronicles Manassas Utilities 100-year timeline.

NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

 

Broadway Dance Center of New York City is the epicenter of elite dance training; six of their veteran dance staff are visiting Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Alexandria studio at 5775 Barclay Drive to teach master dance classes in jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, rhythm tap, ballet, and Broadway tap on Sat., Sept. 21, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 22 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For registration and class fees, go to www.metrpolitanarts.org.

Instead of parents traveling to New York City for the specialized and reputable dance training, MSA is giving intermediate and advanced dance students the opportunity to learn from notable dance instructors who are currently training professional dancers, and exposing those students to different styles/teachers in a more intimate setting, without the travel hassle and extra costs.

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

 

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Lorton, Va. is hosting an open house at their new 10,375 square-foot Kingstowne studio at 5775 Barclay Drive in Alexandria, Va. on Sat., Sept. 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., including a ribbon cutting ceremony, tap jam, hip-hop showcase,  karaoke studio and light refreshments. MSA invites the community to bring their dance gear and shoes for an afternoon of fun and free-styling in the new facility. For information, go to www.metropolitanarts.org or call 703.339.0444.

CARMELLO’s and MONZA to HOST FIVE-COURSE BEER DINNER, SEPT. 5

CARMELLO’s and MONZA to HOST FIVE-COURSE BEER DINNER, SEPT. 5

 

Carmello’s and Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va. are hosting a five-course beer dinner, featuring beers from Flying Dog Brewery of Frederick, Md. on Thurs., Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. for $70 inclusive. For reservations, go to www.carmellos.com.

The five-course dinner will be paired with select Flying Dog Brewery beers including:

‘Greeter’ Beer: Pineapple Saison
First course: Raging Bitch Belgian Style IPA served with Oysters Florentina
Second course: Old Scratch Amber Lager served with Beer Cheddar Soup made with Old Scratch Amber Lager
Third course: Dogtoberfest with Pork Ribeez served with homemade coleslaw
Fourth course: Year Around Brew with Portuguese Paella
Fifth course: The Fear Pumpkin Imperial Pumpkin Ale paired with Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf served with vanilla ice cream

Louis At 14 Launches Dog Contest in Celebration of Logan Circle's Dog Days Festival

Louis At 14 Launches Dog Contest in Celebration of Logan Circle's Dog Days Festival

Design Army creates Louis at 14th Dog Contest via Facebook event

In celebration of Washington DC's MidCity Dog Days Summer Sidewalk Festival last weekend, Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, https://www.facebook.com/MidCityDogDays, @MidCityDogDays, along 14th Street NW in the U Street Corridor, Louis at 14th has launched a nationwide Dog Contest via its Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/events/551444418224193/, with more than 130 dogs entered to date.

MANASSAS UTILITES COUNTS DOWN 100 DAYS UNTIL 100 YEAR ANNIV

MANASSAS UTILITES COUNTS DOWN 100 DAYS UNTIL 100 YEAR ANNIV

The City of Manassas Department of Public Works and Utilities is gearing up for their grand 100-year anniversary celebration on Sat., Oct. 12 with a special 100-day countdown, starting mid-July, where the City of Manassas is saluting their customers with 100 variations of month-long giveaways.  A random set of Manassas utility customers could receive flashlights, water bottles, hats, coffee mugs or beach totes in July, August and September, while a few, fortunate customers will win grand-prize giveaways in October, leading up to the Oct. 12 celebration, including four restaurant gift cards from Manassas, Va.-based Carmellos, City Square Café and Monza, valued at $50 each; and one 17-inch freshwater pearl necklace and 7-inch bracelet with sterling silver clasps from Ashby Jewelers of Manassas, Va. For information, go to www.manassascity.org.