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Prince William County Fair Photos

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Fair started last Friday, August 11, and runs through Saturday, August 19. Here are a few photos from the first few days of the fair. For more information, visit pwcfair.com.

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Ice Cream Summer Dreams

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity Nothing says summer like the sound of an ice cream freezer whirring as it turns cream into frozen goodness. As a child, hearing that sound meant something good was on its way. My mom always made the best homemade vanilla ice cream, and as an adult I have followed in her footsteps, perfecting my vanilla and experimenting with a lot of different flavors along …

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Baby Cafe Grand Opening August 1

Provided by Jirani Coffeehouse Baby Café is a free resource for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to get breastfeeding support from our international board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) and to share experiences with other moms. An IBCLC is on-hand to answer any and all of your breastfeeding questions. Come and enjoy coffee and conversation with other expecting and new moms. No appointment …

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Bowlmor AMF Launches Bowlmojis app for iphone and android

Provided by 5W Public Relations Bowlmor AMF, the worldwide leader in bowling entertainment, is celebrating bowling’s biggest day—National Bowling Day—with the launch of “Bowlmojis,” a brand-new way to add striking fun to every text message you send! The Bowlmojis sticker pack features more than 40 colorful, animated bowling emojis for use with your smartphone. The app is fun, free to …

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Details Make Outdoor Family Movie Nights Memorable

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity When the weather starts to warm up, I always think of movie nights, which my family loves. Movie nights are even more fun when you bring them outdoors. My family only does this a few times a year since it takes a little extra effort, but the results and memories are worth it. …

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Prince William Public Library July Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. …

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Summertime Stargazing

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity We’re all captivated by the wonder of our galaxy—its faraway planets, many moons and falling stars. On clear summer nights, this vast expanse seems to beckon us to journey into deep space. Though you can’t climb into the family rocket and take a spin—not yet, anyway—you can take your little ones on a …

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How to Create Hypertufa for a Rustic Garden Look

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity Hypertufa was developed in the 1930s to replicate the stone troughs that were popular among English gardeners in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The lightweight stand-ins were not only easier to come by, but also easier to transport. Thanks to their porous nature, the pots were ideal for plants needing good …

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Independent Hill Library’s 30th Birthday Festival

Provided by Prince William Public Library System Join us for a family-friendly fun celebration! We’ll have a Mini Zoo, ice cream, a naming dedication and a moment to recognize 30 years of Independent Hill Neighborhood Library. Prince William Public Library and Coles District Supervisor Martin E. Nohe are joining to hold a fresh spring festival that’s fun for the whole family! …

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Prince William Public Library May Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. …

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