Providence District VolunteerFest®
2005®: Volunteerism in Action
The Kingsley Commons Hollween Party
Smyth joins Sharyn Franck and residents at the 2005
Providence District VolunteerFest
Project: Oakton Library Book Sale
Supervisor Smyth and Chairman Connolly browsing at the
Smyth joined by Chairman Connolly, Marlene Blum (Health
Care Advisory Board - left) and Linda Byrne (Friends
of the Oakton Library)
Connolly speaking to residents
Smyth joins Chairman Connolly, Linda Byrne and book
Smyth joined by Linda Byrne, Chairman Connolly and
Jackson Middle School ~ location of the Merrifield
Smyth checks in at the festival and is joined by Larry
Smyth joined by Chairman Connolly and Captain McGown
McDonald standing on a ball and entertaining festival
goers at a face painting table
resident visting with the Bomb Squad Unit
Adopt a Soldier
getting the "adopt a soldier' care packages ready
Blum is joined by John Byrne and residents ~ staff
from the Fairfax County Department of Health seated
at the "Hand Washing" health campaign table
Smyth talking to a Health Department staff member
Smyth checks in with an INOVA volunteer intern at
the Health Fair
Connolly gets tested for germs at the "Hand Washing"
campaign and joined by Marlene Blum and staff from
the Health Department
Food Drive - Supervisor Smyth's Office/Food
8739 Lee Highway, Fairfax - this location is
also accepting donated items for the Book Sale
and Winter Clothing projects.
Drop off time: October 18 - 24
- 24 hours a day
2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton (Unity
of Fairfax Church) - Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Drop off time: Providence District
Supervisor's Office or by contacting the Friends
of the Oakton Library at firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Fair - Inova Health System/Fairfax
County Health Department
2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton (Unity of Fairfax
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Recycling Day and Meditation Walk
- EcoStewards Alliance
Event has been cancelled due to rain and has
been rescheduled for October 29 at this same
location from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - please refer
to the EcoStewards Alliance Web site.
2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton (Unity of Fairfax
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
5. Removing Invasive Plant Species from
the W&OD Trail Project - Northern
Virginia Regional Park Authority
project has been cancelled due to rain. Please
contact project contact for further information.
Trail area located in Providence District
Contact for project information: Chris
Park Projects - Fairfax County Park Authority
and Volunteer Fairfax
Fairfax County Parks located in Providence District
Contact for project information:
Dan Sutherland, 703-324-8597
project has been cancelled due to rain. The
Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation invites volunteers
to an archeological dig to excavate a 1928 Essex.
108 Tinner Hill Road, Falls Church
Time: 1p.m. - 4 p.m. (Behind
Corner of 500 block S. Washington Street &
Tinner Hill Road, Falls Church, VA 22046)
Kingsley Park Community Day - Kingsley
Park Community/Volunteer Fairfax
Kingsley Commons Resource Center- 7308 Arlington
Boulevard, Falls Church.
Time: 1p.m. - 4 p.m.
a Soldier (word doc with graphics)
- James Lee Community Center and USPS
and join the James Lee Community as they collect
and pack items for our troops.
2855-A James Lee Street, Falls Church
(off of Annandale Road)
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(new project time)
10. Event Promotions - Providence Players
/Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
2855-A James Lee Street, Falls Church (James
Lee Community Center Theater)
Time: The Providence Player's
2005-2006 Season opens on October 14 at 7:30
703-425-6782 or email@example.com
Providence Players are a community
theater group who perform at the James Lee Community
Theater. Their next performance is Women
which opens on October 14 and the Players would
like to invite the community to an evening of
New Winter Children's Clothing Collection
- Fairfax County Human Services Council/Public
Schools located in Providence District (please
check with your school); Volunteer Fairfax at
10530 Page Avenue, Fairfax; Leadership Fairfax,
Inc. at 8230 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna;
Zimmerman Associates, Inc. at 9302 Lee Highway,
Fairfax or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time: October 17 - 23 - 24 hours
a day (check location for donation hours).
3020 Gallows Road, Fairfax (Luther Jackson Middle
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
and enjoy a day filled with the sights and sounds
of Merrifield: demonstrations by Fairfax County
Fire and Rescue Safety, Fairfax County Police,
Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Workshop, basketball
free throw competitions, take part in sight
and hearing screening hosted by the Lion's Club
or Home Depot project, plus food vendors, arts
and crafts, moon bounce and face painting and
wide information on Volunteer Fairfax VolunteerFest®
Projects is available on the
Fairfax website: Be a Hero in Your Community
Providence District VolunteerFest Event