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Lorton Valley Star Newspaper
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Covering the greater Lorton, VA area from Fairfax /Franconia Parkway to Prince William Parkway.

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Mondays:

Military Mondays, deals for veterans, active military personnel and first responders at Laurel Hill! Golf Course.

First Thursday:

Prayer & Healing Service, at 6:30 p.m. at Cranford UMC located at 9912 Old Colchester Road, Lorton for first Thursdays monthly

Cub Scout Pack 2000 meeting first Thursday of each month: Contact: Brian Dieffenbacher cubmaster_pack2000@yahoo.com

Saturdays:

SCAPE Open Art Studio Saturdays, 12p-3p, Ongoing, art-making sessions serve active duty and retired service members and their families, allowing participants to explore their creativity, inspire and be inspired, and grow with others. The Workhouse Art Therapist will be available for an hour after each Open Art Studio session to meet with participants to discuss artwork or other topics. All materials provided. http://www.workhousearts.org/event/scapeopenartstudio/all/

First Saturdays:

Historic Pohick Church Tours from 1:00–3:00 pm The Historic Pohick Church Docent Guild will give free guided tours of the historic colonial church. Call 703-339-6572 or visit www.pohick.org. See Story.

Third Saturdays:

OWL Writer’s group regular meetings 1:30 pm in Occoquan. RSVP to owl-write@perelman.net. Location TBA

 

2018

January

3, 10, 17 Giant Food in-store nutritionist, Lindsay Martin, will be offering a tasting event and three nutrition store tours at the local Lorton Valley Center Giant. Each of the three nutrition tours will be centered on slightly different topics, but all will support discovering good-for-you options in every aisle of the grocery store! Please see below for details on each of the tours. Each tour will meet in produce to begin.
• Wednesday January 3rd – 12:00PM and 5:00PM (Eat Well for Weight Loss)
• Wednesday January 10th – 12:00PM and 5:00PM (Heart Healthy)
• Wednesday January 17th – 12:00PM and 5:00PM (Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes)

9 Fairfax County’s free Family Caregiver Telephone Support Group meets by phone on Tuesday, January 9, 7-8 p.m. This months topic is When Your Loved One is Hospitalized. Share your experiences, gain support and get important information without having to travel. To register, call 703-324-5484, TTY 711.

10 Giant Food in-store nutritionist, Lindsay Martin, will be offering a tasting event and three nutrition store tours at the local Lorton Valley Center Giant. Each of the three nutrition tours will be centered on slightly different topics, but all will support discovering good-for-you options in every aisle of the grocery store! Please see below for details on each of the tours. Each tour will meet in produce to begin.
• Wednesday January 10th – 12:00PM and 5:00PM (Heart Healthy)

16 Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com. Tuesday, January 16, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., presentation by Sharon Cook MacInnes, Ph.D., and Certified Genealogist, at the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society meeting. Learn tips from the speaker on how to successfully search this website's billions of genealogical records and family trees. The talk will take place in room 112 of the Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, in the Mount Vernon area. The meeting is free and open to the public. Browse www.mvgenealogy.org or call 703-768-4101.

17 The Fairfax Commission on Aging meets on Wednesday, January 17, 1-3 p.m. at the Mason Governmental Center, Main Conference Rm., 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. The public is welcome to attend and join in the comment period that begins each session. To register, call 703-324-5403, TTY 711 for meeting access needs.

17 Giant Food in-store nutritionist, Lindsay Martin, will be offering a tasting event and three nutrition store tours at the local Lorton Valley Center Giant. Each of the three nutrition tours will be centered on slightly different topics, but all will support discovering good-for-you options in every aisle of the grocery store! Please see below for details on each of the tours. Each tour will meet in produce to begin.
• Wednesday January 17th – 12:00PM and 5:00PM (Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes)

20 Join Simple Changes at Fair Winds Brewery in Lorton for the 7th Annual Simple Changes Chili Cook Off! Chase away the winter chill with chili made by local chefs and enjoy micro brews from Fair Winds. Purchase tickets online at www.simplechanges.org. All proceeds go to support the horses and riders at Simple Changes -- your local equine assisted therapy center. Help our community of individuals with disabilities and have a blast eating chili and enjoying a beer or two with your neighbors.

 

 

February

10 Occoquan’s Fifth Annual Chocolate Walk, Saturday, February 10th, 11am – 4:00pm. Over 30 shops in Historic Occoquan are preparing Chocolate Treats for you. Enjoy grazing through Town tasting all things Chocolate. You’ll find a Chocolate Fountain, Chocolate Wine Tasting, Chocolate Pops, Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Beer Tasting, Chocolate Brownies, Chocolate Fudge and so much more. Each of the shops will be a new Chocolate experience. In addition to Chocolate tasting, register to win a Necklace of Freshwater Dyed Chocolate Cultured Pearls (no purchase necessary). Participating shops will be flying Red Balloons

24 Ron Kowalski Real Estate Group's Monopoly Tournament is back! The 11th Annual Monopoly Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Woodbridge Moose Lodge 583, 9612 Fernedge Lane, Lorton. The tournament is family-friendly with players aged 8 and up playing for a grand prize of $500. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at no additional cost. Entry into the tournament is $25 for pre-registration and $35 at the door.
Online registration is now open! To register: https://goo.gl/iSUtJG

 

March

? Senior Centers - Certified Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) Fitness Instructors. Volunteers must complete a free Instructor Training Course provided by Fairfax County's Department of Neighborhood and Community Services and commit to teaching a full 12-week course. Next training to be held March 2018. Information about the SAIL program is available at www.wellnessplacewenatchee.org/sail-home. Apply online.

 

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Free Call 811 before you dig message from Aria Energy.

Discount Energy Services Call 703-550-0035

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Labella Bridal & Consignment boutique

Ellis & Dutson Orthodontics, Lorton, Virginia, Call 703-750-9393

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