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April Kids Club Event Feat. Mr. Knick Knack

Thursday, 04/19/2018 10:00 AM

Join us 10AM Thursday, April 19 at Saks Court for a family fun concert you won't want to miss! Featuring Mr. Knick Knack and craft with Abrakadoodle. Attachments

National Park Week

Saturday, 04/21/2018 - Sunday 04/29/2018

For one week each April, we join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to celebrate America's treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park! Get ready to celebrate National Park Week 2018 from April 21 through 29! Park across the country will host special program and events, including for: •April 21: National Junior Ranger Day •April 22: Earth Day •April 29: National Park Rx Day Attachments

National Junior Ranger Day

Saturday, 04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

On National Junior Ranger Day, everyone has the opportunity to become a Junior Ranger and be a truly part of your National Parks. Earn the Junior Ranger badge and certificate by completing one of the special activities available on this day. Hike with a park ranger at 10:45 or at 12:15; craft and create with a park volunteer. Recite the junior ranger pledge at a ceremony to recognize your achievements at 11:30 or at 1. Adults as well as children are welcome. All events begin at the Visitor Center. The event takes place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Attachments

Open Sunday Farm Tours

Sunday, 04/22/2018 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. Tours are $10 per participant and include feed for the animals. Children 3 and under are free. If you're planning to come out, please reserve a ticket on our Eventbrite page. Attachments

Baby Goat Snuggle

Wednesday, 04/25/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Enjoy many many baby goats playing and snuggling with you. Try it once and your hooked on this love??. Attachments

Homeschool Fridays

Friday, 04/27/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join the fun, with a ranger, for an outdoor learning experience once a month. During these sessions, children will get the chance to learn material related to social sciences and environmental science. The activities have been designed to stimulate the development of cognitive, social, and critical thinking skills through various outdoor activities. Fee is $2 per child. Due to limited space, please register in advance by calling the Visitor Center at 703-583- 6904 or email Maritza Rivas at maritza.rivas@dcr.virginia.gov Attachments

Prince William Compost Awareness Day

Saturday, 04/28/2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Compost! Building a better future. Demonstrations on Gardening and landscaping, Free Compost Samples and Coupons, Compost exhibits, Compost Bin and Plant Sales, and much more..... Attachments

Paws in the Park

Saturday, 04/28/2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate responsible pet ownership and have a ball with your four-legged friends. Bring your canine companions to Prince William Forest Park on April 28, 2018, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. There will be working dog demonstrations, information booths, local rescues, a "Dogs Got Talent" show, and a one-day-only off-leash dog park. Don't miss out on this event that will be fun for the whole family. Food vendor set up on-site sells directly to the public. Location: Pine Grove Picnic Area Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: $7 per vehicle Contact Phone Number: 703-221-7181  

Open House with Farm Tours

Saturday, 04/28/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Looking for a fun way to spend the weekend. Spend a day at the farm! All visitors will receive a 20-minute tour from one of our farmers and the opportunity to spend a lot of time with our animals. Each tour will include time snuggling baby goats as well. After the tour, you are free to explore the farm on your own. Attachments

6th annual PWC dogs Walk for a dog park

Sunday, 04/29/2018 11:30 AM

Fundraiser for K9 Gunner Memorial Dog Park. 15.00 Registration per Dog Includes admission to Doggie Contests. Pre-register online at: www.pwcdogs.com/events First 50 to pre-register get a free back pack filled with goodies. (One per family) Refreshments available for Dogs and Humans Contests! Best Springtime Costume Speak on Command. Prizes, Vendors, 50/50 raffles. Attachments

Open Sunday Farm Tours

Sunday, 04/29/2018 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. Tours are $10 per participant and include feed for the animals. Children 3 and under are free. If you're planning to come out, please reserve a ticket on our Eventbrite page. Attachments

Baby Goat Snuggle

Wednesday, 05/02/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Enjoy many many baby goats playing and snuggling with you. Try it once and your hooked on this love??. Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert-Maggie Shot Burns

Friday, 05/04/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer concert series kicks off 2018 schedule with a performance by Maggie Shot Burns, whose genre is 90s covers. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome, but no tents or pop-ups. Concert is at River Mill Park. Attachments

Jirani Coffeehouse

Saturday, 05/05/2018 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Where actors take the stage and use their improv skills to entertain you with the suggestions you create. At Unscripted DC, we play a variety of “short-form” improvisational games that will be sure to keep you guessing.Attachments

Family Day - Rations in Your Lunchbox

Saturday, 05/12/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

subjectThe Marine Corps has had to feed a lot of people in adverse conditions since its beginning. Learn about the evolution and invention of rations in the Marine Corps and how some of those inventions are in your lunchbox today. Family Day events are open to the public and FREE! Family Day Programs and Special Events are free and open to the public. All Family Day programs are from Noon-3pm on Saturdays unless otherwise noted. Please see our website at www.usmcmuseum.com for more information. Attachments

Discover Occoquan

Saturday, 05/19/2018 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Our intent with Discover Occoquan is to display to the public all that our wonderful town has to offer and encourage tourism and commerce. The day kicks off with the Blessing of the Fleet at 10am, a special time-honored tradition embraced by local marinas, yacht clubs, and the Occoquan River Maritime Association. There will be a parade of boats that will come into the basin about 10am and circle twice in front of our town dock area. After that, events will be scheduled at varying times throughout the day in multiple locations around town. We are asking our businesses to participate with their own creative engagement or activity to have our visitors “Discover Occoquan.” Some businesses will sponsor free interactive classes or demonstrations; others will offer themed food. We also hope to have tours, music, contests, lawn games, and a photo booth throughout the day. Our event wraps up with a concert at River Mill Park from 6pm to 8pm. Tentative Schedule 10am: Blessing of the Fleet 11am-4pm: Classes, demos, and other activities throughout town 5pm-6pm: Business Flash Sale 6pm-8pm: Concert at River Mill Park. (More information TBA.) Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert-The Sidleys

Saturday, 05/19/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free concert with the Sidleys, a rock/soul band. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome, but no tents or pop-ups. Concert is at River Mill Park. Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert Series-Cheley Tackett

Saturday, 06/16/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer concert at River Mill Park with a concert by Cheley Tackett, a country music performer. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome, but no tents. Free public Parking in streets and town lots. Attachments

The Eagle has Landed

Sunday, 06/17/2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Leesylvania State Park is the home for a multitude of avian species and one of those species is the Bald Eagle. Celebrate the Bald Eagle by joining us on a canoe tour at Powell's Creek to look for and learn about these majestic creatures that nest by the water. The cost is $9.00 per person, or $6.00 per person when reserving for groups of 4 or more. Register 24 hours in advance. Attachments

Family Day-STEM is cool!

Saturday, 07/14/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

subjectScience, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are all around us at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Explore the Museum and learn about how Marines use these principles in history and today. Discovery carts will be in the galleries and hands-on activities will be in the Museum classroom. Family Day events are open to the public and FREE! Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert-Sub Radio

Saturday, 07/21/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free concert at River Mill Park, featuring Sub-Radio, an indie/pop/rock band. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome, Tents are not. Free parking available on streets and in town lots. Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert-FeelFree

Friday, 08/03/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free concert at River Mill Park, featuring FeelFree, a reggae/rock band. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome, Tents are not. Free parking available on streets and in town lots. Attachments

Music on Mill Summer Concert-Rocknoceros

Saturday, 08/18/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free concert at River Mill Park, featuring Rocknoceros, a children's rock/pop band. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome, Tents are not. Free parking available on streets and in town lots. Attachments

Heritage Festival

Saturday, 09/15/2018

Enjoy the day in an historic cabin camp exploring food, fun and activities. Take home a craft made at the sawmill; listen to music under the canopy of trees; hike with a ranger; shop for gifts at the Eastern National Bookstore; play children's games. There's something for everyone at Heritage Festival! Location: Cabin Camp 4, 16675 Pleasant Road, Dumfries, VA Attachments

Entrance Fee Free Day for National Public Lands Day

Saturday, 09/22/2018

Fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite. They will give both first time and repeat visitors a good reason to spend time in our national parks. National Public Lands Day is the largest, single-day volunteer effort on behalf of parks and other public lands in the United States of America. The fee wavier does not cover expanded amenities or users fees for such things as camping. Attachments

2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's

Saturday, 10/20/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 20! It is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Participating in the walk provides increased visibility in the community for you/your company. It is a great networking opportunity as well. Last year, we had over 800+ individual, families and businesses to attend. Also, we receive great coverage from our media partners ABC – WJLA, WTOP, Inside Nova and iHeart Radio. The walk length is one and three miles around scenic Old Town. Our walk is a family, stroller and pet friendly community event. Highlights include free parking, refreshments, face painting for the kids, mascots entertaining the crowd and group photos. Something for everyone! Walk Details Date: Saturday, October 20 Time: 9:30 am Location: Harris Pavilion 9201 Center Street Manassas, VA 22030 Registration Registration is free. There is no fundraising minimum to participate. Donations are tax deductible. All are welcome! Visit our walk website to register: http://act.alz.org/2018vtcwalk Questions? Sonya Amartey Walk Manager Alzheimer’s Association 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite #400 McLean, VA 22102 Office: 703.766.9025 Email: samartey@alz.orgAttachments

Little Goat Farm Fall Festival

Saturday, 10/20/2018 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Little Goat Farm invites you to a Fall Festival celebration on October 20, from 11am to 2:30pm. Celebrate the new season with a visit to Little Goat Farm that includes live music from a local band, fall eats (cider and baked goods), and, of course, our playful goats, llamas, and alpacas—all on the backdrop of our beautiful lake. Goat, alpaca, and bee products and free-range eggs will be available for sale. Tickets are $10, and children under 3 are free. Attachments

Family Program - A Halloween Party

Saturday, 10/27/2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

subjectCelebrate Halloween at the National Museum of the Marine Corps with games, and spooktacular puppet show, reptile show and more! Costumes encouraged but not required. Age range: 12 years old and under Family Day events are open to the public and FREE! Attachments

OSS Day

Saturday, 11/03/2018

Ranger hike will take visitors deep into the forest off-trail to look at an WWII OSS training area. This trek is not accessible for wheelchairs or strollers or babies in backpacks. Please wear sturdy footgear. Ranger talk at the dining hall in the afternoon. Explore Cabin Camp 2 on your own. See the lake from the reservation-only side. Gates lock at 2:30 p.m. Location: Cabin Camp 2, 17175 Mawavi Road, Triangle, VA Contact Name: Cecilia Lynch Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 703-221-7181 Attachments


 

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