Saturday, March 26: A Little Off the Top
Learn how and when to prune and the proper tools to use, at
demonstration with horticulturist Laurie
Short. Demonstration will include removal of dead, damaged
and diseased wood. 10 to 11 a.m. Meadowlark Botanical
Gardens. $5. Registration required. Call
Also on Saturday:
Management Area Workday: Work with other volunteers
to help reduce invasive plants in our parklands, through the
Invasive Management Area Volunteer Program. Connect with
people while taking care of the natural resources around us.
Wear sturdy shoes, gloves, long pants and long sleeves
and bring water. Tools are provided. Nottoway Park, 9 a.m. to
noon. Pohick Stream Valley, 10 am. to noon. Call
703-324-8681 for more information.
"The Adventures of Prince Achmed" with Special Guest
Tom Teasley: Percussionist Tom Teasley performs
live accompaniment to a screening of the film "The
Adventures of Prince Achmed." This story is taken from
"Arabian Nights" and features the amazing hand-cut
silhouettes of Lotte Reiniger.Teasley will recount his recent
trips to the Middle East and discuss the creative process
following the film. 7:30 p.m. Workhouse Arts
Center. Tickets are $15 ($10/members.) Call 703-495-0001
for more information.
Sunday, March 27: Art, Two Ways
Local watercolor artist Carolyn Grosse Gawarecki and
photographer Stephen Gawarecki hold a reception for their
watercolor and photography exhibit,
"Artistic Duo III." 1 to 3 p.m. Green Spring
Gardens. Call 703-642-5173 for more information.
Also on Sunday:
Electric Sunday: Spring cleaning on your weekend
to-do list? Recycle televisions, computers and peripheral
devices – including keyboards, speakers, printers, external
drives and other such materials – and unbroken fluorescent
light bulbs and tubes on Electric Sundays. The Electric
Sunday recycling program is a free service to Fairfax County
residents. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. I-95 Landfill Complex,
Lorton. Call 703-324-5230 for more information.
The Fairfax County Weekender highlights a selection of
county events taking place each weekend. Many more events
and activities can be found at the Parks and Library
pages, and elsewhere on the Fairfax County website.
A complete list of county calendars is also available online.
To request this information in an alternate format, call
703-324-3187, TTY 711.
TTY is 711 unless otherwise indicated.