Rose Hill Community Calendar

September - October 2003

Items for the calendar must be received by the 15th of the month prior to publication. Public, school and church events only.

Around Rose Hill and Franconia

  • Tuesday, September 23, 7 pm. Rose Hill Civic Association Meeting. John Marshall Library. Subject: Rose Hill Park Section III Plan.
  • Every Wednesday and Saturday. BINGO! Franconia Volunteer Fire Dept., Inc. Early Bird, 7 pm. Regular sessions, 8 pm.

John Marshall Library

Events are free unless noted. Reservations are encouraged for library activities; call 703.971.0010.

  • Tuesdays, 6:30 pm. Personalized Internet Training. Learn how to use the Web, or increase your skills. Call for an appointment. Adults.
  • Thursday, October 2, 7:00 pm. Teddy Bear Time. Stories and activities. Bring your favorite stuffed toy. Age 2-5 with adult.
  • Wednesday, October 8, 10:30 am. Fall Colors. Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult.
  • Friday, October 10, 12:00 pm. Lunch Bunch. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Age birth-5 with adult.
  • Saturday, October 11,2:00 pm. A Magical Journey into Latin American Folktales. Storyteller Marian Licha weaves tapestry of songs, anecdotes, and humorous expressions. All ages.
  • Wednesday, October 15,10:30 am. Reach for Your Hat! Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult.
  • Wednesday, October 15, 7:15 pm. Book Discussion Group. Adults. No registration is required.
  • Friday, October 17, 12:00 pm. Lunch Bunch. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Age birth-5 with adult.
  • Saturday, October 18, 2:00 pm. Celebrate Diversity Awareness Month. Promoting and appreciating the diversity of our community through dance and music. All ages. No registration is required.
  • Saturday, October 25, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. VolunteerFest! Help your Library by participating in a fun volunteer project. To register, call Volunteer Fairfax at 703.246.3460.
  • Wednesday, October 29, 10:30 am. Boo! Halloween Stories Just for You. Wear a costume. Stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult.

Huntley Meadows Park

  • Sunday, September 21, 1-2:30 pm. Welcome to Huntley Meadows. Take an introductory walk with a naturalist and observe the seasonal highlights of the park. Appropriate for families with children five years and up. Reservations required. Canceled in case of rain. FREE
  • Monday, September 22, 3:30-5:30 pm. Eco-Savers--The Solution to Pollution (9-12 years). Find out what you can do to be part of the solution to pollution, and how it effects our natural world. Sponsored by the FOHMP. Reservations required. $5
  • Saturday, September 27, 1-3 pm. Letterboxing in Natural Places (Adults). Letterboxing is a great way to explore natural areas. Participants will create a stamp, then search out the letterboxes planted within the park. Sponsored by the FOHMP. Reservations required. $5

Huntley Meadows Park and Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd. Alexandria, VA 22306, 703/768-2525

Fairfax County Park Authority’s largest park (1,428 acres) includes wetlands, forests, meadows, streams and ponds. It has resident deer, beaver, heron and other animals. Facilities include a visitor center, auditorium, exhibits and an interpretive trail with boardwalk and observation platforms. Programs for groups by reservation. The Visitor Center is open 9am-5pm, Monday, Wednesday-Friday. On June weekends the Visitor Center is open 9am-5pm. On July and August weekends the Visitor Center is open 9am-1pm. The Visitor Center is closed Tuesday. Grounds open dawn to dusk. Events are at the Visitor’s Center unless noted. Reservations are required for nature activities; call 703.768.2525.

Twain Middle School

  • September 24, 7-9 pm. 7th Grade Back to School Night
  • September 25. 7-9 pm. 8th Grade Back to School Night
  • September 26. School Mascot Winner Announced

Edison High School

  • No updates available.

Rose Hill Elementary School

  • No updates available.
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