Events for Thursday, November 2, 2017

Project 22 Viewing - Raising Awareness on Veteran Suicide

Thursday, 11/02/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Northern Virginia Veterans Association presents an encore viewing and the last community viewing of Project 22 Please watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/139404580 PROJECT 22 - Two combat-wounded veterans set out on a 6,500-mile cross-country mission to raise awareness about a little known epidemic in America. 22 Veterans a Day are committing suicide Interviews with Veterans, mental health professionals, researchers and educators explore the questions: What led them to it, and what brought them out of it? •Causes •Free Admission Attachments

Cuisine de Commerce Food Festival

Thursday, 11/02/2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

(KO Distilling will be providing tastings of our spirits and spirit bottle sales.) An outdoor food fest featuring ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT samples from the best of our local restaurants, caterers & food trucks! All are welcome. Invite your neighbors or your work team--everyone loves good food! Bring non-perishable donations for the food drive to benefit ACTS! Enjoy cornhole, live music & a cash bar. Vote for your favorite dishes! (Rain Date: 11/9) Attachments

"Nature’s Pharmacy: Plants that Heal"

Wednesday, 11/01/2017 - Wednesday, 12/13/2017

Nature’s Pharmacy: Plants that Heal The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region On exhibit: November 1 – December 13 The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region is a chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists with over 100 members in Virginia. BASNCR promotes an appreciation of botanical art and supports educational activities focusing on botanical awareness. Their exhibits showcase the beauty of nature, as well as the science of botanical art while utilizing a variety of media such as watercolor, graphite, and colored pencil. Nature’s Pharmacy fuses this passion for science and the beauty of nature by emphasizing plants with historic medicinal purposes. Meet the artists at the reception, November 11, 2-4 pm Attachments

The Forgotten World War and Its Impact at Home: World War I Collaborative Exhibit with the Manassas Musuem

Friday, 10/06/2017 9:00 AM - Sunday, 03/04/2018 5:00 PM

Working in conjunction with the Manassas Museum this exhibit will look at the home front in Prince William County and Manassas during World War I. Themes will include music and propaganda, the impact of the Spanish Flu epidemic in the area, and the growth of farms and local military bases and their impact on the county. A final section will list all the soldiers from the area that were KIA. Attachments


 

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