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Discussion on Scientific Approach to Art Restoration at NOVA-Manassas

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) The community is invited to hear Dr. Nicholas C. Barbi discuss the value of noninvasive elemental analysis of works of art. Barbi’s presentation will include a demonstration of ELIO, a specialized X-ray machine that can find unseen information in artwork. The discussion will start at 12:00 noon on Nov. 7 in Colgan Theater …

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Nominations for Prestigious Marine Corps Awards Now Open

Provided by National Marine Corps Foundation The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Annual Awards Program. Each year the Foundation presents a series of awards for creative works preserving or advancing Marine Corps history, traditions, culture or service. Marines and civilians are eligible to submit their own artistic entries or the distinguished work of others. …

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Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Vote

Provided by Prince William County People whose work times will exceed 11 hours between 6:00 a. m. and 7:00 p. m. on Election Day, voters who have business or will be on vacation outside of the county on Election Day, and voters who have a disability or religious obligations don’t have to miss their opportunity to vote in this year’s …

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Celebrating Colors – Artists’ Undertaking Gallery

Provided by Artists’ Undertaking Gallery The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery in Historic Occoquan presents “Celebrating Colors,” an exhibit that will feature mosaics by Diann Root of Alexandria and photography and digital paintings by David and Jane Ernst of Springfield.  The exhibit runs Nov. 7 through Dec. 4.  A Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 1:00 …

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Middle School Specialty Programs Allow Students to Explore Academic Interests

Provided by Prince William County Schools Learn about specific specialty programs during upcoming open houses. Representatives of the specialty programs will be on hand during their scheduled session to answer your questions and provide detailed information. Preview information about each in the online specialty programs brochure. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2018 for all PWCS middle school specialty programs. …

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PWCS Students Bring Home Publication Awards

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Yearbooks, newspapers, and magazines capture the heart and spirit of their schools and are prized keepsakes at year-end. Their importance grows when they have garnered awards for their schools and the journalists, authors, and graphic designers whose passion for creativity is unrelenting—and who learn important skills along the way.  PWCS students earned 10 …

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Nov. 7 Workshop for Siblings of Kids with Special Needs

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Sibshops are lively, action-packed events that celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of kids with special needs. At the workshop which takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10:00 a. m.–1:00 p. m., brothers and sisters, age 8–12 years old, can come and talk about the challenges and joys of having a sibling who …

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Community Celebrates Opening of County’s Newest Fire Station

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County’s newest fire station sets the standard for fire and rescue stations in the county, according to Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart, who spoke during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the 17,960-square-foot station at 5026 Davis Ford Road. “This station is a symbol of the great work and the dedication of …

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Veterans Day 2017 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center Join us on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1:00 p. m. for a free, interactive day of celebration and arts experiences for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, military caregivers, and the community. This lively event kicks off its third year at the Hylton Center and features community-based resources, interactive music and visual art workshops, an exhibition …

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Coming this December to the Hylton Center

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center The Hylton Performing Arts Center released today its schedule of Hylton Presents and Hylton Center EXTRA! performances for December 2017. The month’s calendar includes varied musical programs, some of which celebrate the upcoming festive season. The schedule also includes performances and events presented by the Hylton Center’s Resident Arts Partners and other local community organizations. …

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