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Multiple Rotary Clubs Collaborate for Rise Against Hunger

Volunteers and sponsors needed.

Volunteers and sponsors are sought for the Rise Against Hunger Food Packaging event at Aldrin Elementary School, 11375 Center Harbor Road, Reston, VA, Saturday, Jan. 20, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; set-up at 8:30 a.m.

Great Falls Garden Club Youth Native Garden Grant

The Great Falls Garden Club in partnership with Friends of the Great Falls Library is sponsoring a $300 Youth Native Habitat Garden Grant to be awarded to a student in Grades 5 -11 who lives in the 22066 zip-code. Application materials will be available on Feb. 15 at the GF Library and on-line at GFGardenClub.org.

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Angels Soar in Great Falls

Wish List Project 2023 benefits Fairfax County foster care, The Women’s Center, Second Story, Herndon ES and Aldrin ES

As part of the Wish List Project in its 23rd year, donors brought hundreds of gift items they purchased to the Perez family home in Great Falls on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Seasonal Joys Blanket the Region

Whatever December holiday you celebrate, there are events throughout Fairfax County to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Protecting Dark Skies Around Observatory Park

Board of Supervisors passes zoning ordinance gently limiting lighting within half mile of Turner Farm Park Observatory.

Among the board-approved action items on Nov. 21 was the Zoning Ordinance amendment regarding outdoor lighting around Turner Farm Park Observatory in Great Falls.