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BC: Environmental Sustainability Council

  1. Environmental Sustainability Council

    April 25, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

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BC: Historic Architectural Review Board

  1. Historic Architectural Review Board

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Center, Community Room

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BC: Historical Commission

  1. Historical Commission

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Temporary Meeting Location until City Hall reopens

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BC: Library Board of Trustees

  1. RESCHEDULED Library Board of Trustees Meeting 04/24/19

    April 24, 2019, 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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Budget Development

  1. City Council Meeting: Second Reading of Budget Ordinance, Tax Rates & CIP; Anticipated Adoption

    April 22, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Senior Center

    The City Council will hold a second reading and public hearing on the proposed budget ordinance, tax rates, and Capital Improvements Program. It is anticipated that the City Council will adopt the ordinances at this meeting. There will be a public comment opportunity.

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City Council Meetings

  1. Regular City Council Meeting

    April 22, 2019, 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. City Council Government Operations Committee

    April 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Dogwood Room @ Relocated City Hall

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  3. Mayor's Agenda Meeting with Staff

    April 24, 2019, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Temporary City Hall

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  4. City Council Economic Development Committee

    April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Temporary City Hall > Dogwood Room

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  5. City Council and School Board Campus Coordinating Committee

    April 26, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ School Board Conference Room

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Citywide Notices

  1. Community Center Closed for Holiday (Easter)

    April 21, 2019, All Day

    The Community Center will be closed on Sunday, April 21.

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  2. City Offices Closed for City Hall Move

    April 22, 2019, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ City Hall (Temporary Location)

    The final day of City Hall offices being open at 400 N. Washington St. will be Thursday, April 18. Many offices will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, and will reopen at regular hours at 300 Park Ave. on Tuesday, April 23.

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  3. City Hall (300 Park Ave.) Reopens

    April 23, 2019, 8:00 AM @ City Hall (Original Location)

    City Hall will reopen to the public on Tuesday, April 23. Many offices will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 to prepare for the move.

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Community Meetings, Forums & Open Houses

  1. DATE CHANGE: Town Hall: West Falls Church Project, and High School Project

    April 29, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Senior Center

    New date on Monday, April 29. City and school officials will make a presentation and answer questions on the West Falls Church Economic Development project and George Mason High School project.

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Events

  1. Farmers Market

    April 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Hall Parking Lot

    Every Saturday, every week you'll find fresh, local produce, meat, dairy, flowers & plants, honey, music, and so much more!

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  2. Easter Egg Hunt

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cherry Hill Park

    Ages 11 and under can hunt for candy and special eggs in Cherry Hill Park, followed by photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny.

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  3. Natural Egg Dyeing Open House

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cherry Hill Farmhouse

    Learn to decorate eggs the old-fashioned way! Visit historic Cherry Hill and spend the afternoon naturally dying your Easter eggs. We supply the materials, you decorate!

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  4. Farmers Market

    April 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Hall Parking Lot

    Every Saturday, every week you'll find fresh, local produce, meat, dairy, flowers & plants, honey, music, and so much more!

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  5. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Community Center

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 27. The public can drop-off any expired, unused, or unwanted pills and patches free and anonymously with the City of Falls Church Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) Note we cannot accept liquids or needles/sharps at this event.

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  6. Arbor Day Celebration

    April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Berman Park

    The City will celebrate the honor at the 126th anniversary of Arbor Day on Saturday, April 20 with a ceremony at 1 P.M. followed by an afternoon neighborhood tree planting.

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Library

  1. Sing Books with Emily

    April 20, 2019, 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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  2. CLOSED: Easter Sunday

    April 21, 2019, All Day @ Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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  3. Preschool Storytime

    April 22, 2019, 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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  4. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    April 22, 2019, 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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  5. Preschool Storytime

    April 23, 2019, 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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  6. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    April 23, 2019, 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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  7. Great Books Discussion

    April 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    "The Road to Serfdom" by Friedrich Hayek

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  8. Early Release Wednesday: Bill Nye Sit 'n Science

    April 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Conference Room

    This month's topic: Storms & Weather 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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  9. Preschool Storytime

    April 25, 2019, 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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  10. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    April 25, 2019, 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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  11. High School Book Club

    April 25, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Conference Room

    April Book: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. Book Club for teens in grades 9th-12th. Limited copies of the book are available to borrow from the Youth Services Desk. Registration Required.

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  12. Preschool Storytime

    April 29, 2019, 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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  13. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    April 29, 2019, 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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  14. Preschool Storytime

    April 30, 2019, 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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  15. Senior Book Discussion

    April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Conference Room

    "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder " by Caroline Fraser

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  16. Playtime with the Early Literary Center Toys

    April 30, 2019, 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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  17. Using Technology to Save Lions in Africa

    April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Conference Room

    On April 30 at 7 pm, join us for a presentation by anthro-engineer Justin Downs about the use of GPS, facial recognition, and other AI based technologies to help manage and conserve lions in Africa! Downs will explain - in plane English! - how the Lion Identification Network of Collaborators (LINC), an open source platform he co-created - is used by conservationists, researchers, and government wildlife management. Come for the lion pictures and stay for the tech talk!

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Volunteer Opportunities

  1. City Nature Challenge: Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park

    April 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park

    Show the world how wild The Little City is! Help us observe and catalogue as many species of birds, bugs, animals, plants, and any other wild living things we can find in Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park.

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  2. Habitat Restoration: Isaac Crossman Park

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Crossman Park

    Volunteer to help remove invasive plants and install native plants (10am-Noon), or participate in the City Nature Challenge, cataloging plants, birds, insects, and more (Noon-2pm).

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  3. City Nature Challenge: Isaac Crossman Park

    April 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Crossman Park

    Help show the world how wild The Little City is! Join us after the Habitat Restoration event to observe and catalogue as many species of birds, bugs, animals, plants, and any other wild living things we can find in Isaac Crossman Park.

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  4. Neighborhood Tree Planting

    April 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Berman Park

    Join your friends and neighbors to plant new street trees throughout the city. Trees cool and clean the air, absorb storm water, and keep the City of Falls Church beautiful. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather; bring gloves and shovels, if you have them.

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  5. City Nature Challenge: Cherry Hill Park

    April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cherry Hill Park

    Show the world how wild The Little City is! Help us observe and catalogue as many species of birds, bugs, animals, plants, and any other wild living things we can find in Cherry Hill Park.

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