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Farmers Markets Remain Open Well Into The Fall

Farmers Markets Remain Open Well Into The Fall

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

 

The days are getting shorter and going back to school is now a reality, but the wonderful farmers markets that bring fresh produce and delicious, farm-made products to your neighborhood remain open.  In fact, fall is one of the best times to enjoy the bounty of these local markets found throughout Fairfax County.

 

There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There's No Such Thing as a Free...Game?

There may be no such thing as a free game of pickup soccer in Fairfax County after a new permit policy is put in place.  Previously, permits were only required for groups of 20 or more players. The new policy, which was approved earlier this week, requires groups of 20 or more to submit a $5.50 fee for each participant, including spectators.

Local soccer players like Danny Arnez and Greg Pedersen, who play at noon daily at Pentagon City’s Virginia Highlands Park did not know about the change and were not pleased after learning about it.

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

From Fairfax County:

The Fairfax County Public Library Summer Reading Program encourages children and teens to read for pleasure during summer vacation. It is held in cooperation with the Fairfax County Public School system.

Free School Physicals for Uninsured Children

Free School Physicals for Uninsured Children

 

First come, first served Tuesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 6 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.! The physicals will be done at the Springfield Family Resources Center which is located at 7224 Commerce Street, T4 in Springfield, VA. No appointment is necessary, and the physicals are for school-age children only. Parents, please bring ID for yourselves and your children.

Five in July Park Pledge

Five in July Park Pledge

From Fairfax County:

 

Since 1985, the National Recreation and Park Association  (NRPA) has celebrated National Park and Recreation Month in July. Throughout the month NRPA promotes the importance of parks and recreation in establishing and maintaining healthy lifestyles and communities. This year, July has five weekends, leading NRPA to challenge people to visit local parks on five consecutive weekends. Anyone interested in creating healthy weekend habits is encouraged to sign the Five in July Park Pledge.