Leopold’s Preserve in Haymarket
At Leopold’s Preserve, you can hike the trails and see nature at its finest. You’ll see the ducks in the marsh as you stroll across a meadow. You’ll see the location of an old schoolhouse for African Americans that has been reclaimed by nature. As you hike the trails, you will need to be reminded that you are in Prince William County.
Easy Healthy Spring Recipes
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5 ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring!
Like this article? Support us by subscribing here. Your donation will help us continue to provide quality-of-life news and make local impact possible. As winter melts away into Spring, it’s time to start celebrating the warm weather and new beginnings! With days getting longer and plants beginning to bloom outdoors, there’s no better way to shake off that cabin fever than by throwing a party for the first day of this season. So whether you’re planning an outdoor gathering with friends or want something special for yourself, here are five unique ways to celebrate the arrival of Spring in style.
Festival of Spring
Burnside Farms Festival of Spring in Nokesville is an annual event that celebrates the arrival of spring amid more than 2.5 million tulip and daffodil blossoms on the farm. The festival has been a tradition for many families in the area and attracts visitors from all over to experience the beauty of the season.
A Message from Dr. LaTanya D. McDade
Happy Friday and happy St. Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate!. We are excited about the progress in construction of our newest elementary school. The next step toward opening is the School Board’s selection of an official name. I invite you to join us for one of two virtual community input sessions on the naming of “Rosemount Lewis” Elementary School held from 7-9 p.m. next Wednesday, March 22, and the following week, March 29. If you are unable to attend one of our sessions, please submit your name suggestion in writing by completing the name suggestion form by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2.
National Poison Prevention Week 2023 March 19 to 25
The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC), in collaboration with the nation’s 55 poison control centers, is celebrating National Poison Prevention Week (March 19 to 25). This annual event occurs during the third full week of March to raise awareness about unintentional poisonings, the leading cause of injury deaths in the U.S. This year’s theme is “When poison happens, we’re here for you.”
Call to Action: Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William
For SERVE in Manassas, click here for more information. For ACTS in Dumfries, click here to learn more. Both agencies, along with other food assistance programs in the greater Prince William community, will appreciate your support and you’ll feel great knowing you are doing your part to fight local hunger!
Put Your Logo on Camp Under the Stars T-Shirts
Camp Under the Stars is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It’s an inclusive overnight summer camp, located in Prince William Forest in Dumfries, with camp programs for children ages 5-17. Their mission is to provide a supportive, inclusive camp community that values each child’s uniqueness, celebrates differences, and respects nature and the planet.
Members of George Mason University Ice Hockey Team Give Back to PWCS
Things have come full circle for a few of the George Mason University (GMU) ice hockey players. As graduates of Prince William County Public Schools, several of the players were eager to share their passion with the fifth-grade students at McAuliffe Elementary School. “I grew up in this area. It...
31 High School Students Recognized at 2023 Water Art Invitational
Provided by Prince William County Service Authority. Denise Kamgaing, a junior at Charles J. Colgan High School, is the Grand Prize winner of the Prince William County Service Authority’s 2023 Water Art Invitational. Interpreting the theme “Every Drop Counts,” Kamgaing won the top prize with a detailed painting that shows the perspective from inside a water well.
Dumpster Days 2023
The Prince William County Department of Public Works Neighborhood Services and Solid Waste Divisions have scheduled Dumpster Days across the county beginning in April. Large dumpsters, placed in neighborhoods during Dumpster Days, offer neighbors a chance to come together to clean up their homes, yards and communities of unwanted clutter and debris.
Bandalong Successful in Trapping Trash Floating in Neabsco Creek
In just over a year, the Bandalong floating on Neabsco Creek has gathered 16,476 pieces of trash that otherwise would have flowed into the Neabsco Estuary, downstream wetlands, the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. In 20 cleanups since January 2022, the Bandalong has collected and filled more than 65...
UVA Community Health Accepting Grant Applications to Support Community-Based Programs
On Thursday, March 16, the regional community hospital system that includes UVA Health Culpeper Medical Center, UVA Health Haymarket Medical Center, and UVA Health Prince William Medical Center, issued an open call for community grant submissions for 2023. Applicants must apply online by April 17, 2023. Grant applications are open...
Board Briefed on Potential Pilot Program for School/Work Zone Speeding and Red-Light Photo Enforcement
The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently received the results of a study that gathered data from speed cameras placed at several locations across the county, including school and construction zones and signalized intersections. Cameras placed at 16 school zones during five school days showed that 859,743 vehicles passed...
New Visitor Security System at Sentara
Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge has created a new Visitor Badging System (VBS) now in effect for all visitors entering the hospital at 2300 Opitz Blvd. Visitors will be asked to:. Show a photo ID at reception, such as a driver...
City of Manassas Business News
Provided by City of Manassas Economic Development Department. Tommy’s Express Car Wash Nears Completion on Liberia Avenue. Don’t worry about spring pollen or avoiding that muddy puddle – Tommy’s Express Car Wash will have you covered soon. Tommy’s Express is currently constructing a 5,000 square foot,...
Patriot High School Social Media Awareness Week
“Mindful Monday,” students will sign a pledge to be mindful of their language online and in person. “Try it Tuesday,” encourages students to put their phone down and connect with their peers using conversation starters at tables to meet someone new and engage in a conversation. “What Defines...
SPARK Foundation 2023 Corporate Partnership Reception
SPARK’s Corporate Partnership Reception will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the Sweeney Barn Reception Hall in Manassas. The evening’s keynote speaker will be Ali Krieger, U.S. Olympian, two-time World Cup soccer champion, U.S. Women’s National soccer team member, Virginia native and PWCS graduate. This...
Planting Flowers for Spring
Like this article? Support us by subscribing here. Your donation will help us continue to provide quality-of-life news and make local impact possible. Spring is an exciting time for gardeners in Virginia. The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and it’s time to start thinking about planting spring flowers. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a beginner, there are some things to keep in mind to ensure your flowers thrive. Let’s talk about tips for planting spring flowers locally.
Spring Breakin’ with Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Provided by Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism. Looking for camps and activities to keep your kids busy over spring break? Prince William Parks & Rec has got you covered!. Spring break is right around the corner so check out the spring break camps below running during the week...
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