Friday, April 22: Peep This!
Using their sleuthing skills, children age 5 and above
guess the items on the “what’s it” table during
Do My Eyes Deceive? between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at
Sully Historic Site. Look for modern objects that don’t
belong to Lee’s time and earn a candy stick. $6/adult,
$5/student and $4/senior or child. For information call
Also on Friday:
Community Cleanup/Earth Day
Celebration: Volunteers of all ages are
invited to help beautify James Lee Community Center in Falls
Church. Attendees will also be able to participate in an
Earth Day Celebration and gain valuable information on topics
such as gardening, energy conservation, alternative energy
and recycling. Light lunch will be provided to
volunteers. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call
Saturday, April 23: An EGGstra Good Time
traditional Easter egg hunt at Mason District
Park, get into the holiday hunt with an
Easter Eggstravaganza at South Run RECenter or
hop on over to Nottoway Park for their annual
Easter Egg Hunt Celebration. Special
appearances by the Easter Bunny, face-painting, treats and
arts and crafts will be just some of the highlights.
More information is available on the
Also on Saturday:
Theater for Young Audiences: The Workhouse Spot-LYTE
company presents "Cinderella! Cinderella!" and
"The Road to Forever." 10 a.m. Workhouse Arts
Center. $5/person. Seating is limited so purchase
online or call 703-584-2900.
in the Gardens: Be on the lookout for new
arrivals as bird migration comes in full wing! A naturalist
will help the group identify birds by sight, sounds and
behavior. All experience levels are welcome! Some binoculars
and field guides will be available, but feel free to bring
your own. Meet in the Visitor’s Center.10 a.m. Meadowlark
Botanical Gardens. Free. For registration (required)
Pond Exploration: Journey to the Bull Run pond after
dark with a naturalist. Arm yourself with a dip net and
search for frogs, tadpoles, turtles, foxes, deer and any
other animals around the pond at night! Wear shoes that can
get muddy. 7 p.m. Bull Run Regional Park. Free. For
reservations (required) call 703-631-0550.
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.