Music, Hiking and Crafts
Spring is definitely in the (chilly) air; events are happening everywhere.
Where/When? Jammin Java (Vienna) on Friday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Why Go? Part of the weekly “Tot Rock” series, Frank Cassel plays lively and engaging folk, bluegrass and original music for all audiences. Kids love “the Banjo Man”. (here’s a sample – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzKyCQsr5mM - very spring-y!)
Pricing? $5 per person, at the door.
Spring Nature Hike
Where/When? Bull Run Regional Park Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m.
Why Go? Really? Fresh air, spring, exercise? Take your pick, but let’s get outside! This is a real “hike”, for kids 9 and up.
Pricing? Free but reservations are necessary. Contact Casey Pittrizzi at email@example.com or 703.450.4655.
On the Serious Side: Unified Prevention Program on Middle School Issues
Where/When? Lake Braddock Secondary School on Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go? This morning event, for middle school students and their parents, is an opportunity to learn and discuss Life in the Middle: What Students and Parents Face in the Middle School Years, with a focus on bullying and cyber-bullying, substance abuse, hot button issues and communications between youth and their parents.
The Unified Prevention Coalition is a joint effort of all the FCPS programs that work to prevent drug abuse, alcohol abuse and violence.
Pricing? $10 per family
An Old Fashioned Art
Where/When? Sully Historic Site on Saturday, April 2 at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m.
Why Go? You and your child can work on a lace egg decoration, a Victorian tradition, at the lovely Sully Historic Site.
Pricing? $7 for county residents/$9 for non-residents (registration is required)
What about Monday?
Where/When? Clay Café Studios on Monday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go? No school for Fairfax County students on Monday (teacher workday). Are you looking for something creative and artsy to do that day? Check out (and register for) the “camp” at Clay Café Studios.
Pricing? $55 per child (ages 5+). Registration is necessary, either by calling 703-817-1051 or visiting the website.