Board of Supervisors - Providence District

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-560-6946
TTY 711

Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 (2nd Floor)

Linda Q. Smyth ,
Board of Supervisor

2019 Providence District VolunteerFest®

Community Events
10/26/2019 11:15 am to 11/01/2019 3:30 pm

Event Description

 

2019 Providence District VolunteerFest®

 

Supervisor Smyth is delighted to host the 2019 Providence District VolunteerFest® on October 26 in conjunction with Volunteer Fairfax's countywide VolunteerFest® and National Make a Difference Day.

2019 Providence VolunteerFest® projects are listed below.

 

All projects will take place on Saturday, October 26 unless otherwise indicated.

Food Drive - Supervisor Smyth's office and Hunter Mill Country Day School collect for Food for Others. Nonperishable food donations may be dropped off from October 1 to 31 at Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, 9 am to 10 pm -- or Hunter Mill Country Day School, 2021 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna, 9 am to 6 pm weekdays only.

 

Neighborhood & Community Services -- “Know Your Local Government: Become Engaged” from 1 pm to 4 pm at Providence Community Center 3001 Vaden Dr. Fairfax, 22031. Online registration at https://tinyurl.com/providencegov

Childcare and transportation available by request contact Amy Ordonez of NCS at 703-787-4962, TTY 711.

 

Oakton Community Park Horseback riding opportunity for kids to learn from Spirit Open Equestrian Program which fosters healing & learning life skills through relationships with horses. 1 pm to 3 pm at Oakton Community Park, 2841 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, 22124. Sponsored by Fairfax4Horses.  Weather permitting.  Historic Oakton School House at Oakton Community Park will be held open for tours from 1 to 3 pm.

Mini Golf Greater Merrifield Business Association (GMBA), Police Department and Park Authority host mentorship mini golf with Providence Community Center School Age Child Care (SACC) children from 9 to 11 am.      

 

Neighborhood Park Projects -- Fairfax County Park Authority hosts Invasive Management Area site projects at:

Blake Lane Park - Friends host a nature walk and an activity box of activities to enjoy as a family in the park 10 to noon.  Nottoway Park - 9 am to Noon Sept. 14 & 18; Oct. 19 & 26. Volunteers can sign up through the IMA website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/invasive-management-area.  If you have questions call 703-324-8681

 

The Great Falls Group of the Sierra Club -- Adopts Jones Branch to clean up from 9 to 11 am. For directions and/or to volunteer please contact Patricia Leslie at patricialeighleslie@yahoo.com or 202-316-0584.

 

James Lee Community Center – Calling all knitters to unite for our community with your creative skills! 

Join us at James Lee Community Center for a Charity Knit-In Saturday, October 26, from 10 am to 2 pm.  Email caroline.hockenberry@fairfaxcounty.gov for details!

 

Event Promotions The Providence Players at James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 James Lee Street,

Falls Church, help promote VolunteerFest®. Their 22st season opens with  And Then There Were None
By Agatha Christie which runs from October 4 thru 19. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7:30 pm Sunday Matinees 2:00 pm For a schedule of performances see http://www.providenceplayers.org.

 

Supervisor Smyth and the 2019 Providence District VolunteerFest® Committee invite all residents to participate in this year's activities. More information is available on the 2019 VolunteerFest® website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/providence or by calling 703-560-6946, TTY 711 and on the Volunteer Fairfax website www.volunteerfairfax.org/non-profits/volunteerfest.php.

 

 

 

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