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Volunteer Fire & Rescue: You Don’t Have To Be Paid To Be Professional

By Audrey Harman When a fire or other emergency occurs, people are primarily concerned with getting their loved ones rapid and well-qualified help. What they might not stop and think at the time is exactly who these men and women coming to their aid are.  To date, about 55 percent of the fire and rescue services in Prince William County are …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Please join us for a free family concert on Friday May 12th, 6:00-10:00 p. m. at Battlefield Garden Center in Catharpin.  There will be food trucks, craft vendors, moon bounce and the Beer & Wine Garden that will benefit the Un-Trim-A-Tree Holiday Gift Program for needy kids.  Music by Skinny Wallace!  Mary Foley of Volunteer …

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Imagine Aging on Your Terms…

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce … Your local Chamber of Commerce has an event to help you do just that! On Tuesday, May 16 the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and the Prince William Area Agency on Aging will host their 4th annual Transitions Expo from 2:00 to 7:00 p. m. at the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center …

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Gunsmith Terrace Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, April 27th at 2:51 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a townhouse fire located in the 2100 block of Gunsmith Terrace in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke showing from the rear of the first and second floor. As fire and rescue crews made entry they encountered a …

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Simply Desserts Gives Back To Local Nonprofit

By Ashley C. Simpson If you could design your own version of heaven, what would be the top two non-negotiable elements of your personal utopia? For a lot of people, those top two would be desserts and puppies. Think about how much less stress and how much more joy your world would have if you could incorporate more sweet treats …

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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown Opens Friday, May 5

Provided by Center for the Arts Rooftop Productions presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Fridays and Saturdays, May 5-20 at 8:00 p. m. at the Kellar Theater at the Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. This delightful musical based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz, touches the kid in all of us.  The adventures of …

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Avoid I-95 South During Upcoming Maintenance

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Drivers are urged to avoid southbound I-95 in Dale City for two weekends, April 29-May 1 and May 5-8, as lanes will be closed for bridge deck repair. Congestion and delays are expected to be extensive. Southbound I-95 will be reduced from three to two lanes over Neabsco Creek (mile marker 156) from …

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Catlilli Games Releases New STEM Programming Board Game

Provided by Catlilli Games Catlilli Games (catlilli.com) proudly announces the launch of a new board game designed to teach young children coding logic, Tacto. It is the latest tabletop game in their line of products designed to teach concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Co-founded in 2015 by a scientist and engineer who transitioned to careers in education, …

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Manassas Ballet Ball

Provided by Manassas Ballet Last weekend, Manassas Ballet Theatre (MBT) celebrated our upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet with the 13th Annual Ballet Ball. The night of dressing up, dining and dancing was our largest attended yet, and we are grateful to all who joined us, bid on and donated auction items, and supported MBT and the arts! MBT presents …

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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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