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Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

On Sat., Apr. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Town Manassas will host the Fourth Annual Spring Cleaning Day at the Harris Pavilion at 9201 Center Street in Manassas, Va., where attendees can recycle their gently used household items or clothes and donate them to local non-profits, visit recycling and conservation exhibits, and kids can make earth-friendly art projects. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visitmanssas.org or call 703.361.6599.        

 

The Manassas Art Guild will also be featuring a spring Earth exhibit, where artists showcase their artwork reflecting themes of recycling, natural materials and the environment. 

Spring Cleaning Day will also provide live entertainment from local entertainers, inflatable moon bounces for kids and a special preview of this summer’s Manassas farmer’s market vendors.

Saturday: River Cleanup and Dragon Boat Lessons

Saturday: River Cleanup and Dragon Boat Lessons

This week's rain and wind have carried lots of trash into our rivers. Why not kick start your holidays with a cleanup in the Potomac?

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment to Host Gala October 27

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) are preparing for their biggest funddraiser of the year: Hallowgreen Gala. The gala is Wednesday, October 27, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Salsa Room located at 2619 Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA.

The gala will include a costume contest, refreshments, a cash bar, eco-horror displays and music by Trees on Fire. There will also be a VIP reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Twisted Vines, 2803 Columbia Pike. Buy your tickets online today!

 

Capital Bikeshare Rolls Out in Arlington

Capital Bikeshare launched today, September 20, in Washington D.C. and Arlington, VA. Capital Bikeshare is the newest regional transportation system and largest bikeshare system in the United States.

As of today, there are 100 stations in the District and 14 in Arlington. There are 1,100 bikes in the fleet that will be fully operating by the end of October. The concept is that anyone can pick up a bike from one of the locations and use it all over the area. Membership options range from 24 hour for $5, to 30-day for $25, to annual for $75. The first 30 minutes of each trip is free. It is environmentally friendly, healthier, and adds another option to your transportation mix.