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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

 

 

JUNE

21, July 26 Summer Concert series at the Crossings at Spring Hill, bring your own chair, limited concessions and drinks available for purchase including beer and wine. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. 8350 Larkspur Drive, Lorton, 6:30- 8:30.

25 Following a business meeting June 25th at 7:30 pm at 12298 Cotton Mill Dr, Woodbridge, Artist Lauren Jacobs will share her work and discuss her incorporation of a mythopoetic narrative to discuss links between body, emotion, wilderness and architecture in her art. All meetings are free and open to the public. Go to www.princewilliamartsociety.com for directions to meeting.

26 Twilight & Tipple Tours Tuesday Tour June 26th, 6PM-9PM a unique opportunity to experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House by twilight! Grab a drink, which is included in the price of your ticket, and take an informative and fun guided tour with plenty of time to take stunning photos or ponder the lives of it’s owners. Book a tour, Browse: WoodlawnPopeLeighey.org. Also July 24th, August 21st, September 25th, and October 23rd. 9000 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria.

29 Harmony Heritage Singers (Barbershop), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m. Part of the Mount Vernon Nights series. call the HOTLINE at 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the program start time.

30 Workhouse Fireworks On Saturday, June 30th, A nearly 30-minute fireworks show, the region’s largest pre-Independence Day fireworks show. Beginning at 5pm guests are invited to gather at the Workhouse to enjoy art exhibits in 12 galleries. This year, the US Navy Band Commodores – the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble – will treat guests to the very best of big band jazz music. Guests at Workhouse Fireworks will also be able to enjoy culinary delights from local food trucks and craft beer and fine wine will be available for guests aged 21 and over. Ice-cold water, soft drinks, and other non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase by all our guests. Admission to Workhouse Fireworks is free; parking is $20 per car (cash only) and is available at both the Workhouse campus or across Ox Road at the Vulcan Materials Company facility. Free shuttles will run between the Vulcan lot and the Workhouse throughout the event. More information about Workhouse Fireworks is available online at http://workhousearts.org/fireworks

JULY ----------------- New July events coming.

July 4 The community is invited on Wednesday, July 4th to a free public reading of the Declaration of Independence at Historic Pohick Church by historical re-enactor, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Costa, portraying the Rev. Mr. Massey, rector of Pohick Church in 1776. The reading will take place at 12:00 Noon, with free docent tours of the colonial church of George Washington and George Mason following the reading.

July 12 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church (SBC), 10704 Gunston Road, Lorton , VA 22079 from Monday, July 9, thru Thursday July 12, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Men, women, boys, and girls - all ages - are welcome to attend. The theme is: "Discovering the God of the Universe, Colossians 1:15-16." Dinner will be served from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. For registration/information call SBC at 703-550-8557 or contact the church on www.Shilohlorton.org."

July 26 Summer Concert series at the Crossings at Spring Hill, bring your own chair, limited concessions and drinks available for purchase including beer and wine. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. 8350 Larkspur Drive, Lorton, 6:30- 8:30.

 

AUGUST ----------------

 

3 Southpaw Country (Country), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m. Part of the Mount Vernon Nights Series.

4 Workhouse Brewfest, Saturday, August 4, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center. More than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries, and Virginia wineries will be on tap at the third annual Workhouse Brewfest. This unique event will feature live performances by 12 of the region’s most popular bands, incredible food trucks, access to 12 air-conditioned art galleries and 65 artist studios. More information and tickets for Workhouse Brewfest are available online at http://WorkhouseBrewfest.Org

 

10 Ryanhood (Acoustic Rock), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m.
11 Kevin Maines and The Volts (Soul/Blues/Jazz) , Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Saturdays • 7 - 8 p.m.

Saturday August 11, 11am - 2pm
Penny the Pig's Birthday Party
Celebrate Penny's 7th birthday with treats, games, and crafts for kids at Nalls Produce. In lieu of birthday gifts, bring by your spare pennies for us to donate to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.

17 Justin Trawick and the Common Good
(Urban Rock), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m.
18 Bill and the Belles (Country/Roots), Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Saturdays • 7 - 8 p.m.

24 Bill Kirchen (Rockabilly), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m.
25 Washington Balalaika Orchestra (Russian), Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Saturdays • 7 - 8 p.m.

31 The Sweetback Sisters (Country), Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Fridays • 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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