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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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Taste of Woodbridge: Spring into Summer Feastival of Food and Fun

By Ashleigh Balsamo Looking for an outdoor activity full of food and fun for the entire family? Well, look no further — Taste of Woodbridge at Stonebridge Town Center is coming this June! Join more than 150 of the community’s best vendors, including local restaurants, food trucks, businesses and more for the annual Spring “Feast-ival.” The event, which is hosted …

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Trash to Treasure

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity As summer is rapidly approaching and this month is Earth month, I have a trash-to-treasure craft and recipe option for you. Do one or both! The mason jar solar lights craft is the most popular post on my blog, and I am always trying to find ways to reinvent it. I hope you …

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April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Sports participation is a major cause of serious injury among youth making sports activities, the second most frequent cause of injury for male and female adolescents. According to John Hopkins Medicine, 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports in which more than 2.6 million children, 19 years of …

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Kids Can Experience Everything from the Civil War to Dinosaurs and Sports to Science This Summer

Provided by Prince William County Kids who attend the county’s summer camps have the opportunity to learn about things ranging from the Civil War to dinosaurs, as well as science, technology, engineering and math. Outdoor adventure camps, offered throughout the summer by the Parks and Recreation Department, will run Monday through Friday and will allow kids to participate in activities …

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What Do Leprechauns and STEM Have in Common?

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity Have you ever tried to catch a leprechaun? We haven’t caught one yet, but we sure do like to try on St. Patrick’s Day. Leprechauns are mischievous magical little guys, so we’ve never actually had a good look at one. It’s our tradition, mine and my son’s, now to build a St. Patrick’s …

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GMBL Opens its Registration for Baseball and Softball

Provided by Greater Manassas Baseball League (GMBL) The Greater Manassas Baseball League (GMBL) has opened its registration for this year’s baseball and softball Spring Season at manassasbaseball.com. GMBL is a Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken sanctioned baseball league and a Babe Ruth sanctioned fastpitch league. We offer baseball and softball to boys/girls ages 4-18 years of age. The Cal Ripken Divisions include …

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Sisters Who SOAR: Deborah L. Tillman, America’s Supernanny

By Ramunda Lark Young With this article, we welcome columnist Ramunda Lark Young, who will be writing the Sisters Who SOAR, Surpass Obstacles and Rise column. This month, she talks with Prince William’s own Deborah Tillman, America’s Supernanny. RLY: Congratulations on being named America’s Supernanny! I’m sure many in our community may not know you live right here in Virginia. …

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Popping Up February Favorite Recipes

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity During the winter months, our family loves to stay inside and catch up on our movie watching that we missed the rest of the year. Popcorn is always a go-to snack for us. Popcorn is so great by itself that it’s difficult to think about adding ingredients to it or altering its flavor …

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