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Virginia Teens Seek Patent for One-Of-A-Kind Walker Inspired by Grandparents

Inspired by grandparents’ mobility struggles, two high school seniors from Chantilly, Virginia, designed a one-of-a-kind walker and are working toward getting a patent for their invention. The 17-year-old best friends, Akanksha Tibrewala and Kaavya Karthikeyan, say they designed their device at the height of the pandemic. They call it...
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Inside Nova

Artfest returns to McLean on Oct. 2

MPAartfest will return to McLean Central Park on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with a full day of art, music, food and fun. Now in its 16th year, MPAartfest has been recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as one of the Top 100 Fine Art and Design Shows in the country. This year’s festival will feature the work of more than 35 visual artists, music performers, local food vendors and a variety of children’s activities.
The Post and Courier

Death of College of Charleston freshman spurs charitable giving

Ben Wills made an impact on his new community not long after he stepped foot on the College of Charleston campus. The Bethesda, Md., native and first-year student volunteered in the fall of 2021 at the student-run farmer’s market, worked the concession stand at varsity sporting events and pledged a fraternity.

Gaithersburg Oktoberfest Returns Sunday, October 9

The City of Gaithersburg’s Oktoberfest celebration returns after a two-year hiatus on Sunday, October 9. The event will take place from 12-5pm in the Kentlands. Full details below from the City of Gaithersburg:. “Dust off your dirndl, grab your lederhosen and get ready to Prost! The 29th annual celebration...

2022 Taiwan Bubble Tea Festival to Take Place on September 24 in Rockville (Street Closures)

Las month we let you know the 2022 Taiwan Bubble Tea Festival will take place on September 24th from 11am until 4pm at Rockville Town Square. The event is being held by Taiwan Sister Cities, an organization “dedicated to promoting, educating, and fostering intercultural understanding and cooperation among the people of the United States and the people of Taiwan.”

3602 Perry Ave

- Absolutely beautiful, completely renovated, large studio apartment in heart of Kensington. Close to all amenities including Metro, MARC train and AMTRAK. Plentiful street parking on quiet street while being close to everything - walk to Safeway, Farmer's Market, CVS and Starbucks! Comes tastefully furnished. Rent includes Laundry (shared space with upstairs resident only), ALL utilities, INTERNET, pest control and yard maintenance. Will consider indoor cats. Available February 1.

Dulles South Soup Kitchen Expands at New Location

The Dulles South Soup Kitchen has a new home. On Thursday, founder Devina Mahapatra was joined by supporters and county leaders to celebrate the nonprofit’s opening in new space at the Shoppes at Ryan Park in Ashburn. The organization launched in late 2020 to augment the county’s charitable food...

Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Returns Sunday

The sixth annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free to attend and will allow residents to immerse themselves in local art – both at the festival and the parade. The “Parade the Triangle” portion...

4815 Tothill Dr

Inviting 3 BR 2.5 BA Townhouse ready for immediate occupancy! - Inviting Townhouse ready for immediate occupancy! Two-levels with 3 Bedrooms with 2 1/2 baths. This spacious townhouse offers a huge kitchen/breakfast & family room w/lots of natural light. Master bedroom w/walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom. Assigned parking space. Community amenities include pool, tennis courts, and play ground.

VolunteerFest spreads support for non-profits across area

More than 400 volunteers recently took part in several days of action to support more than 20 non-profit partners of Volunteer Fairfax. The event was the culmination of VolunteerFest, which began with a day of service focused on at-home (“virtual”) projects and then continued the weekend of Sept. 17-18 with in-person projects.

Vienna’s Oktoberfest Is One of the Largest Fall Festivals in the Region

Find cheers, beers, music, and dancing at the town’s Oktoberfest this fall. Don your dirndls and lederhosen and head to the annual Oktoberfest in Vienna on Oct. 1. This community celebration is one of the largest fall festivals in Northern Virginia with more than 35,000 people in attendance in 2021.

INOVA Blood Drive Sponsored by Miles Coleman @ Attaboy Brewery

Join us on October, 23rd from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Attaboy Beer with INOVA for a Blood Drive. As a thank you, INOVA will be giving away “mystery” t-shirts to donors. There will be fresh food, good music, and a raffle with great prizes. Let’s have fun while saving lives!