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METRO CLUB AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM to START at METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

METRO CLUB AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM to START at METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

Metro Club is an arts-focused after-school program for grades 1st through 6th, offered by the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) performing arts studios in Alexandria and Lorton, Va. from Sept. 9, 2013 to June 27, 2014. The program teaches a well-rounded curriculum of music, dance, theatre, yoga, academics, as well as homework time. MetroClub students have the option to be bused from select area schools by MetroRide buses as well. For more information, call 703-339-0444 or go to www.metropolitanarts.org.

METROPOLITAN PERFORMING ARTS THEATER to PRESENT “FAME” in AUGUST

METROPOLITAN PERFORMING ARTS THEATER to PRESENT “FAME” in AUGUST

FAME, the musical, is coming to the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Va., reminiscent of the popular 80s’ TV show that engaged young teens throughout the United States. Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre (MPAT)’s ensemble cast will present on Aug. 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31st at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center, W-3 Theatre in Lorton, Va. Tickets are available online for $20 general admission at www.metro-theatre.org. Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more by contacting the box office at (703) 584-2900.

 “We’ve had a lot of fun preparing for FAME and we’re bringing out the best in our students, showcasing ‘triple-threat’ actors who shine in dance, singing and performance,” said Dan Stapula, artistic director of Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre of Alexandria, Va. and Lorton, Va.

Schwan Food Company Promotes Text to Donate at Leesburg's Independence Day Celebration

Schwan Food Company Promotes Text to Donate at Leesburg's Independence Day Celebration

Text to Donate Initiative with The Schwan Food Company to benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief

The Schwan Food Company has partnered with Loudoun Interfaith Relief (LIR) to increase awareness about the importance of donating during the summer months. Our Summer Pack Program provides families with school aged children and extra day of meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, twice a month to supplement the food provided by Loudoun County Schools during the school year.

Leesburg Hosts 23rd Annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013

Leesburg Hosts 23rd Annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2013

 

Festivities will begin with downtown parade at 10am and continue at 6pm with concert and fireworks show at Ida Lee Park

Harris Teeter & Washington Nationals Team Up with Loudoun Interfaith Relief to Fight Hunger

Harris Teeter & Washington Nationals Team Up with Loudoun Interfaith Relief to Fight Hunger

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Loudoun County Harris Teeter Stores to benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief

In partnership with the Washington Nationals, Loudoun County Harris Teeter stores are hosting a food drive to support Loudoun Interfaith Relief now through July 8, 2013.

Harris Teeter announced in May a $225,000 donation to its food bank partners, which includes Loudoun Interfaith Relief (LIR) and is hosting this food drive to help raise additional awareness for the problem of hunger. Donations made at Loudoun County Harris Teeter locations will benefit the people and families that LIR provides food to locally. Food collection bins will be placed in the Loudoun County Harris Teeter locations lobby for food donation.

Uncle Sam Wants YOU – To Participate in the Leesburg 4th of July Parade!

Uncle Sam Wants YOU – To Participate in the Leesburg 4th of July Parade!

 

Join the community in the Town’s 23rd annual Independence Day celebration.

The Town of Leesburg’s 2013 Independence Day Celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4th 2013 at 10:00am. The day will be full of festivities, beginning with the 23rd annual Independence Day Parade, held through historic downtown Leesburg.

The parade will kick off at 10:00am from Ida Lee Park, travel south on King Street and conclude at Fairfax Street. Civic groups, youth organizations, community groups, families and others are encouraged to participate in the parade. No fee is required to participate and pre-registration is encouraged, but is not mandatory. The application for the parade is available online at www.idalee.org, or at the front desk of Ida Lee Park Recreation Center.

FATHER’s DAY FREE CUPCAKE, WHEN YOU BUY THREE at OCCASIONALLY CAKE

FATHER’s DAY FREE CUPCAKE, WHEN YOU BUY THREE at OCCASIONALLY CAKE

On Sat., June 15 and Sun., June 16, Occasionally Cake of Old Town Alexandria is featuring their Maple-Chocolate-Chip Pancake cupcake with Candied Bacon for Father’s Day. Buy three cupcakes of your choice and get the Maple-Chocolate Chip cupcake for FREE. Father’s Day cupcakes are offered at both the Old Town Alexandria and Mount Vernon cake shops. Call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com for more information.

“Our Maple-Chocolate-Chip with candied bacon flavor combines the sweetness of breakfast and dessert together,” said Sabrina Campbell, Occasionally Cake owner. “We take our hats off to all the dads, grandfathers and the special men in our life,” said Campbell.