Laura Schwartz is a licensed Realtor in VA, D.C. and MD with McEnearney Associates in Vienna. You can follow Laura on Instagram at @LauraSchwartzRealtor or her Facebook page. Laura can be reached at 703-283-6120 or Laura@GuidingYourMove.com.
Oh the dreaded 2-hour early release followed by 2 full days off. I’m here to share some ideas for you to make the most of your days with the kids at home.
First, if you’re looking to outsource child care for a few hours, try one of these camps:
Brian Lonardo, Nothing But Net Sports Camp at Sport and Health:
- Ages 8-14
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Sign up here
Hammerzone, Baseball Camp:
- Ages 8-14
- 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Sign up here
Educational and Fun Trips:
- Watch National Treasure (the movie from 2004)
- Take a trip the National Archives in D.C. to see the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence, but…
They also have the Super Bowl Trophy on loan from the Kansas City Chiefs, they have a whole exhibit on Title IX, learn why Presidents pitch Opening Day baseballs and other traditions, and more!
Pro Tip: while the museum is free, there can be long wait times to get through security to get in. You can reserve up to 6 tickets to timed-entry and use a different entrance to cut down on your wait time.
Do you have another ideas you’d like to share? Have a business who is offering camps at the (many) breaks coming up? Please email me!
Good Thursday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…
A look at the smallest and largest homes sold in Fairfax County last month, January 2024.
A thorny set of issues continues to complicate Deli Italiano’s arrival in Reston’s Lake Anne Plaza.
The Reston Association Design Review Board (DRB) voted Tuesday (Feb. 20) to defer a decision on the application after attorney John Cowherd, who was representing an appealing Lake Anne condominium owner, flagged some concerns about the proposal.
Graham Center’s days may be numbered. The 61-year-old retail strip in West Falls Church has been targeted by the not-for-profit health system VHC Health for a future emergency department and…
Great Clips at South Lakes Village Center (Reston, Virginia) is seeking hair donors to participate in the Wigs for Kids program this Valentines Week. If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to donate your hair for children fighting cancer, we would love to host you in our salon this Valentine’s Week for a free haircut.
Hair donations must be a minimum of 12 inches
Hair donations must be clean and stored/packaged completely dry.
Hair donations cannot be permed, color-treated, or highlighted.
Temporary coloring or highlights that wash out are acceptable but must be completely washed out before cutting. Gray hair is accepted.
Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Active Bystander Certification course, also known as Active Bystander, is the premier training program to prepare civilians for how to respond during an intentional violent event and to address life-threatening emergencies.
Similar to FEMA’s