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WHS Alumni Update: May 11, 2012

WHS Alumni Update: May 11, 2012

 

Chick-fil-A Goes Medieval For Mother's Day

Chick-fil-A Goes Medieval For Mother's Day

No plans for Mother’s Day? Chick-fil-A has you covered with a “Date Knight” for mothers and sons on Monday, May 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The 49 Chick-fil-A restaurants located in the Washington, D.C. area will be hosting a special medieval-themed evening where moms and their sons can spend quality time together over dinner, great conversation and special activities featuring costumed medieval figures like jesters, queens and horses.

Activities are free, but you must pay for dinner. Reservations are required, so act fast by visiting www.mothersondate.com to reserve a spot.

There will be a Knighting Ceremony at the Chick-fil-A located in La Plata, Md., where you can meet the Knight from the Maryland Renaissance Festival, and a muscle car display at the Chick-fil-A in Fredericksburg,Va.

For more information on participating locations click here!

Boys & Girls Club ‘Send A Kid to Camp’ Campaign Launches March 1

Boys & Girls Club ‘Send A Kid to Camp’ Campaign Launches March 1

On March 1, the Prince William County/Manassas Branches of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington are kicking off their local “Send A Kid to Camp” campaign for the next 100 days.  The three clubs, located in Dale City, Dumfries and Manassas, hope to raise $40,000 for camper scholarships by June 7, 2012.

All three clubs will offer various programming for ages 5-17 that cover Sports, Youth and Teen Camps.  All camps will take place the months of June through August.  The Club’s programs reflect their FORMULA FOR IMPACT; a personalized formula that assists members in achieving personal growth in academic success, good character & citizenship and healthy lifestyles by mixing in key elements of outcome-focused initiatives.

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Local Target Stores To Host In-Store Reading Events This Saturday

Target Corp. will host free in-store reading events at all Target stores nationwide this Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m., in celebration of the National

Jenny Freestone’s ‘New Prints’ on display at NOVA-Loudoun

Jenny Freestone’s ‘New Prints’ on display at NOVA-Loudoun

 

Jenny Freestone’s ‘New Prints’ on display at NOVA-Loudoun

Artist gallery talk set for March 14

 “New Prints,” an exhibition of etchings, photogravures and lithographs by Jenny Freestone, is on display in Waddell Gallery at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College until March 23. The community is invited to meet Freestone during a free artist gallery talk on Wednesday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m.

Freestone works in the media of etching, drypoint, lithography, direct gravure and photogravure. Her work begins with drawn studies or photographs which form the basis for the resulting print. Natural forms are her source material, often used in conjunction with architectural form to reinforce the connection between the human endeavour and the natural world. Her images stand as metaphors for the human condition, its attainments and failures, and its impact on the environment.

Family & Youth Casting Call: Getting Kids Outside, Active, and Hooked on Fishing!

Family & Youth Casting Call: Getting Kids Outside, Active, and Hooked on Fishing!

 

The following information was sent to us by Mike Bailey:

The Family & Youth Casting Call (FYCC) is a fun family and youth fishing event at Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal in Washington DC. The 2012 event is scheduled for Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21.

What better way to get kids “hooked” on nature than by teaching them how to fish?  This April, local and national fishing and conservation organizations will once again host the Family & Youth Casting Call to help “set the hook” for children to learn about nature and fishing in the Washington, DC area. A wiggling fish on the end of a taut line can be one of the most tangible connections between having fun outside and learning about conserving our natural resources.