Events for Sunday, April 8, 2018

Potomac Nationals vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks

Sunday, 04/08/2018 1:05 PM

Come on out to Pfitzner Stadium for the first day game of the season as the Potomac Nationals wrap up their season opening set with the Blue Rocks (Royals affiliate). All fans in attendance will receive a 2018 magnet schedule. In addition, it will be kids day, which means free food for kids, kids will be chosen to serve as public address announcer for a half-inning, kids can come to the field to run the bases after the game and play catch with their families, and kids can participate in a special kids-only postgame autograph signing. Attachments

Learn to Row - FREE!

Sunday, 04/08/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Learn to Row events! Rowing offers fun and total fitness! Come learn what Prince William Rowing Club has to offer for masters/adult rowers (ages 18-90+).  You will also learn rowing terms, the basic rowing stroke, get a tour of the boathouse, and have a chance to row in one of our boats! This is an open-house style event, no need to register. Come join us on April 8, April 22, or May 6, 1-3 pm.Attachments

Open Sunday Farm Tours

Sunday, 04/08/2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Looking for a unique way to spend a Sunday? Come spend it with goats, alpacas, llamas, and chickens on our farm. Every Sunday, Little Goat Farm at the Lake will be open for tours from 12-2 pm.  If you're planning to come out, please reserve a ticket on our Eventbrite page. Attachments

Sunday Funday

Sunday, 04/08/2018 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us every Sunday for #SundayFunday (patent pending), starting at noon, for brunch (including omelettes and eggs benedict), football, board games, hot and BBQ chicken wings, $5 mimosas, and of course, beer! Attachments

April showers Bridal Show

Sunday, 04/08/2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Bridal Show at HPAC. RSVP requested. For further questions, contact the aforementioned. Attachments

Scottish Teas at the Weems-Botts Museum

Sunday, 04/08/2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Historic Dumfries Virginia is excited to announce a new program coming this spring - Scottish Teas at the Weems-Botts Museum. The program starts with a seated tea service in the Museum’s Annex Building where guests will savor Harney & Sons Scottish tea and gourmet Scottish scones and shortbread while learning about Dumfries’ Scottish heritage. Ever wondered how Dumfries got its name? This spring is the perfect time to find out! The program concludes with a tour of the Weems-Botts Museum. The guided tour includes period rooms decorated in 18th, 19th, and 20th century styles and covers how the property was used as a vestry by the colonial church, as a book depot by Parson Weems (George Washington’s first biographer and author of the cherry tree story), as a law office by Benjamin Botts (Aaron Burr’s youngest defense attorney during his 1807 treason trial) and as a home for nearly a century by the Merchant Family. This special springtime program will be offered on the second Sunday of the month in April, May, and June. The May program is offered on Mother’s Day. Each program runs from 10:00am-11:30am. Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Space is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call Historic Dumfries Virginia at (703) 221-2218. For more information and driving directions, please visit Attachments

Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm WMA

Sunday, 04/08/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please join us on Sunday, April 8, to welcome spring, celebrate nature close to home and view the fabulous Virginia Bluebells that carpet the Cedar Run shoreline for nearly a mile. Meet local organizations and people who are working to improve our community. With some of the best Northern Virginia naturalists leading tours and activities, we’re looking forward to a special day at an outstanding natural area. 2018 Tour Schedule: 10:20 AM: Dave Larson; PWCA – Birding the Bluebell Trail 10:40 AM: Charlie Grymes; PWCA – The Story of Merrimac Farm 11:00 AM: Autumn Saxton-Ross; NatureBridge – Nature for Kids 11:20 AM: Bill Olson, Jannell Bryant; PWCA and Historic PW – History and habitats in the woods at Green Level Cemetry 11:40 AM: Julie Flanagan; New Earth Photography – Native trees, forest ecosystems 12:00 PM: Anna Ritter; BRMC – Plant communities in the floodplain 12:20 PM: Valerie Huelsman; PWC Forest Pest Management – How do bugs affect forest health? 12:40 PM: Eli Hosen; PWCA – People and Nature 1:00 PM: Tom Dombrowski; Watershed Management – Floodplain Wetland Values and Interactions 1:20 PM: Larry Meade; NoVA Bird Club – Things that fly: Birds, butterflies and dragonflies 1:40 PM: Nancy Vehrs; Prince William Wildflower Society – Wildflowers and other native plants 2:00 PM: Jim Klackowicz; Friends of Leesylvania State Park – Riparian Ecosystems 2:20 PM: Jim McGlone; VA Dept. of Forestry – Forest Ecosystems 3:00 PM: Judy Gallagher; PWCA/VA Master Naturalists – Wildflowers, bees and other pollinators 3:20 PM: Kevin Parker; PWCA – A Home for Every Bird Sponsored by Prince William Conservation Alliance and Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries with support from Marine Corps Base Quantico. Appropriate attire for Merrimac Farm is always sturdy shoes and long pants, no matter the season. Tuck your pants into your socks to help keep bugs out. Attachments

Circalyans:warriors of the untime

Friday, 03/23/2018 - Wednesday, 04/25/2018

Circalyans:warriors of the untime Donnamaria R Jones (On exhibit: March 6 – April 25, 2018) Fascinated by the indomitable spirit defining warriors of times past, present and imagined future, she has created an amalgamated league of conquerors, the Circalyan Warriors of the Untime, that transcend all time periods. The rustic, near life-sized portrait panels evoke the sheer might and domination of the eclectically adorned and armed combatants. Donnamaria R. Jones, a military veteran, is a portrait photographer based in the Washington Metropolitan area, and owns Circa Life Images photography studio in Waldorf, MD. The creative process behind the Circalyan Warriors was practically a full-on production featuring a makeup artist, special effects artist, studio set, custom made costumes, and of course, models - most, if not all, tattooed by Scotte "Bricks" Turner of Bricks Tattoo. But, of course, before the photo shoot, there was the original conception: Although Donnamaria was partially influenced by her martial arts background and her military career, she also acknowledges that the exhibit has some metaphorical significance as well. Donnamaria believes that each one of us deals with inner battles daily, even if not physically visible to those on the outside. The Circalyans could be considered the visual representations of these inner battles that we all experience. The scars, some authentic and some created, are considered the "spoils of victory”, and are often something we hide, rather than expose or celebrate. Meet the Artist April 7, 6-8 pm during our catered reception! Heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served - free and open to the public. For more information about the artist please visit: Attachments


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