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BC: Architectural Advisory Board

  1. DATE CHANGE: Architectural Advisory Board

    November 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Falls Church City Schools Central Office

    The November meeting of the AAB will be a joint meeting with the Planning Commission and Tree Commission.

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BC: Arts and Humanities Council of Falls Church

  1. Arts and Humanities Council Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Falls Church Arts

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BC: Aurora House Citizens' Advisory Committee

  1. CANCELLED: Aurora House Citizens Advisory Committee

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Aurora House

    The November meeting has been cancelled.

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BC: Board of Zoning Appeals

  1. Board of Zoning Appeals - meeting cancelled

    November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ 400 North Washington Falls Church, VA 22046 1st Floor Laurel Conference Room

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BC: City Employees' Retirement Board

  1. Retirement Board Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Quarterly meeting to discuss the City's employee retirement plans.

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BC: Environmental Sustainability Council

  1. Environmental Sustainability Council

    November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

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BC: Historic Architectural Review Board

  1. Historic Architectural Review Board

    November 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Center, Community Room

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BC: Historical Commission

  1. Historical Commission

    November 22, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Temporary Meeting Location until City Hall reopens

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BC: Housing Commission

  1. Housing Commission Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Winter Hill Apartments

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BC: Human Services Advisory Council

  1. Human Services Advisory Council Meeting

    November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gage House

    Monthly Meeting

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BC: Library Board of Trustees

  1. "RESCHEDULED" Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library Conference Room

    Regular monthly meeting of the MRSPL Board of Trustees.

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BC: Planning Commission

  1. Planning Commission Meeting

    November 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ School Board Conference Room

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BC: Tree Commission

  1. DATE CHANGE: Tree Commission Meeting

    November 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Falls Church City Schools Central Office

    The November meeting of the Tree Commission will be a joint meeting with the Planning Commission and Architectural Advisory Board.

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City Council Meetings

  1. Regular City Council Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Senior Center @ Community Center

    The City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of the month, with the exception of August and December when only one meeting is held. The public is welcome to address the City Council on any topic during the public comment period.

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  2. Mayor's Agenda Meeting with Staff

    November 14, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Temporary City Hall

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  3. City Council Appointments Committee

    November 14, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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  4. City Council Budget and Finance Committee

    November 16, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Temporary City Hall > Dogwood Room

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  5. City Council Work Session

    November 19, 2018, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Senior Center @ Community Center

    City Council Work Sessions are held the first and third Monday of the month, with the exception of August and December when only one meeting is held. These meetings are open to the public and are conducted to allow Council Members to discuss upcoming legislation and policy issues; the public is not generally invited to speak.

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  6. Mayor's Agenda Meeting with Staff

    November 21, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Temporary City Hall

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  7. City Council Economic Development Committee

    November 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Temporary City Hall > Dogwood Room

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  8. City Council and School Board Campus Coordinating Committee

    November 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ School Board Conference Room

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  9. Regular City Council Meeting

    November 26, 2018, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Senior Center @ Community Center

    The City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of the month, with the exception of August and December when only one meeting is held. The public is welcome to address the City Council on any topic during the public comment period.

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  10. City Council Government Operations Committee

    November 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Dogwood Room @ Relocated City Hall

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  11. Mayor's Agenda Meeting with Staff

    November 28, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Temporary City Hall

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Citywide Notices

  1. Leaf Collection (South of Broad St.)

    November 5, 2018 - November 16, 2018 @ Residential areas South of Broad St.

    City crews will collect leaves from residential areas South of Broad Street between November 5 - November 12. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb, taking caution to avoid raking them into or on top of gutters, sidewalks, and fire hydrants.

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  2. Leaf Collection (North of Broad St.)

    November 19, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @ Residential areas North of Broad St.

    City crews will collect leaves from residential areas North of Broad Street between November 19 - November 30. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb, taking caution to avoid raking them into or on top of gutters, sidewalks, and fire hydrants.

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  3. Government Offices and Services Closed for Holiday (Thanksgiving)

    November 21, 2018 - November 23, 2018

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Community Meetings, Forums & Open Houses

  1. ULI TAP Final Presentation

    November 15, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Viget Labs

    View the final presentation of the ULI TAP on the Eastern Gateway area.

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  2. Town Hall: West Falls Church Project and High School Campus Project

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The City Manager and other officials will make a presentation and answer questions on the high school campus project and the West Falls Church Economic Development project.

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Events

  1. Farmers Market

    November 17, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Hall Parking Lot

    The award-winning, year-round market is filled with fresh, local produce, meat, dairy, flowers & plants, honey, music, and so much more!

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  2. Fit at the Farmers Market: Free Fitness Class

    November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Farmers Market at City Hall

    This week's class by Dancing Mind: Physical power flow class, Baptiste Power Yoga style. Intentionally challenging and fun. Bring your own mat; limited mats available.

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  3. Farmers Market

    November 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Hall Parking Lot

    The award-winning, year-round market is filled with fresh, local produce, meat, dairy, flowers & plants, honey, music, and so much more!

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  4. A Very Victorian Christmas

    November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Cherry Hill Farmhouse

    Reenactors from 1860s welcome friends and soldiers for holiday cheer in the midst of Civil War conflict.

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  5. Downtown Tree Lighting

    November 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 100 block of W. Broad St.

    It's time to light the lights! Join local businesses, neighbors, and Santa for a celebration of the holidays!

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Library

  1. Preschool Storytime

    November 13, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  2. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  3. Great Books Discussion

    November 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare

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  4. Touch a Truck at the Library: Falls Church DPW

    November 14, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

    Vehicles from the Falls Church City Department of Public Works will visit the library! All vehicles will be located in the library parking lot which will be closed to the public for the afternoon. Drop-in. Please visit the Youth Services Department, or call 703-248-5034 for more information.

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  5. Family Movie Night - Home

    November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Bring the whole family for a movie night at the library! Watch the Dreamworks animated film Home (PG), based on the book The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex. When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    November 15, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  7. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 15, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  8. 1-on-1 Computer & Internet Tutoring

    November 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

    Get general personalized assistance to learn how to use the library's downloadable collections (ebooks, digital magazines, music), customize your email, more efficiently search the web, or better familiarize yourself with your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Registration required. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 703-248-5035 (TTY 711) for more info or to make an appointment.

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  9. Teen Writers Studio

    November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Conference Room

    Open to all teen writers. Come to the library for a chance to work with and bounce ideas off other writers. Bring whatever you're working on and share with the group or get new ideas from writing prompts. No instruction is provided but collaboration and constructive criticism is encouraged. For Grades 6-12, registration requested.

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  10. Library Book Sale!

    November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Conference Room

    A large number of books and other materials, for adults and children, at rock-bottom prices! All proceeds directly benefit the library.

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  11. Sing Books with Emily

    November 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Youth Services Room

    A singing storytime with illustrated songs. Emily's repertoire includes hundreds of songs to delight audiences of any age, many enhanced by instruments like guitar, glockenspiel, kazoo, foot tambourines and limberjack. Come and join the musical fun with illustrated song! Fun for the whole family! No registration required.

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  12. Library Book Sale!

    November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Conference Room

    A large number of books and other materials, for adults and children, at rock-bottom prices! All proceeds directly benefit the library.

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  13. Preschool Storytime

    November 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  14. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  15. ESL Conversation Group

    November 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    An general conversation group (for adults) learning English. Meets every Monday from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. No registration required.

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  16. Preschool Storytime

    November 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  17. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  18. Paws to Read at the Library

    November 20, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Children can come and read with a canine companion. Readers grades K-5th. Registration Required. Registration opens two weeks prior to the date of every program at the Youth Services desk by phone 703-248-5034 or in person. We do not accept registration by email.

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  19. CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day

    November 22, 2018, All Day @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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  20. CLOSED: Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 23, 2018, All Day @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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  21. Preschool Storytime

    November 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  22. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  23. ESL Conversation Group

    November 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    An general conversation group (for adults) learning English. Meets every Monday from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. No registration required.

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  24. Preschool Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  25. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  26. Early Release Wednesday: Obijwe Inspired Dreamcatchers

    November 28, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Conference Room

    For Grades K-5, registration required. For more information contact the Youth Services desk by phone 703-248-5034 or in person.

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  27. Preschool Storytime

    November 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Youth Services Room

    Stories and fun for ages 0-5. Drop-in. All storytimes are followed by playtime with the Early Literacy Center toys.

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  28. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    November 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Youth Services Room

    Explore educational and manipulative items (aka toys) to teach early literacy through play. Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

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  29. High School Book Club

    November 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Conference Room

    November Book: Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood Book Club for teens in grades 9-12. Limited copies of the book are available to borrow from the Youth Services Desk. Registration Required.

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  30. 1-on-1 Computer & Internet Tutoring

    November 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

    Get general personalized assistance to learn how to use the library's downloadable collections (ebooks, digital magazines, music), customize your email, more efficiently search the web, or better familiarize yourself with your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Registration required. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 703-248-5035 (TTY 711) for more info or to make an appointment.

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Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Habitat Restoration: Howard E. Herman Park

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park

    Join the City of Falls Church Habitat Restoration Team in restoring the local ecosystem in Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park. They'll be removing invasive species.

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