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Over The Hump – Weekend Events in Prince William and Manassas

By Prince William Living Welcome to our new weekly column that will list just a few things to do in the Prince William Region each weekend! We hope that making some fun weekend plans will help you get over the hump that is Wednesday. If you like yoga, you’ll want to check out one (or both!) of these yoga classes: …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Volunteer Prince William weekly list of volunteer opportunities

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Happy New Year!  Please mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 20 when the Annual Joe 15 Blood Drive will be held, 9:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m., at Manassas Church of the Brethren.  Not only does this provide life-giving blood for the community, this event also honors the memory of Joseph “Joe” Page, who …

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TD Bank Presents Northern Virginia Veterans Association with Contribution

Provided by Northern Virginia Veterans Association TD Bank presented a check to Northern Virginia Veterans Association to mark the end of their annual #TDBringChange Campaign. The presentation took place on Veterans Day at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas prior to the Hylton’s Veterans Day Celebration. Constantine Ferssizidis, Vice President at TD Bank, presented the check to Northern Virginia …

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September Events in Prince William and Manassas

Provided by Discover Prince William & Manassas There are lots of reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William & Manassas this summer. Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William & Manassas, click here.  Brewery, Winery & Distillery Events:  September 2 – 6th Annual Craft Festival! At The Winery at La Grange …

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Beth Schomp: Keeping It in the Family

By Olivia Overman In 2012, Prince William Living introduced readers to Beth Schomp, a Woodbridge resident and “master juggler of motherhood and business.” A woman with business in her blood, Schomp’s entrepreneurial nature and her passion for helping people, continues to see her thrive. Today, Schomp continues to work out of her home as a national director for a company she describes …

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SummerFest 2016 at Tackett’s Mill Center

Provided by Prince William Arts Council If you enjoy arts festivals, mark your calendars for Saturday, June 18. SummerFest 2016 at Tackett’s Mill Center in Lake Ridge will overflow from 4:00 to 8:00 p. m. with artists, authors and performers of all kinds, including the Manassas Ballet, and the Prince William Chorale. A new Poet Laureate for Prince William County …

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Comcast Cares Day in Occoquan

Photos by Mark Gilvey Comcast Cares Day began in 2001 and is a celebration of commitment to volunteerism. Comcast NBCUniversal mobilizes employees, their families and friends to work alongside community partners and public officials to revitalize neglected neighborhood parks, beautify schools to improve the learning environment, stock community food banks, install computer labs at community centers, plant trees, conduct food …

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Bike to Work Day 2016

Provided by Arch Street Communications, Inc. Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) announce Bike to Work Day 2016––Join more than 17,000 area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a fun, healthy and environmentally-friendly way to get to work. A record-breaking number of cyclists are expected to participate again this year, so register now at biketoworkmetrodc.org. Bike to …

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NOVA Professor Receives Fulbright Grant to Teach in Chile

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College Longtime Northern Virginia Community College professor William Woodard recently returned to the area after spending the fall 2015 semester teaching English in the applied linguistics master’s degree program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago. “In the summer of 2014, I applied for a Fulbright grant to teach in South America with …

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Complete History of the Leesylvania State Park

Provided by Leesylvania State Park Bring in the New Year with a guided hike by Brendon Hanafin. Brendon began his career in parks in 1984 as a Conservation Worker for Massachusetts State Parks. After graduation from Catholic University with a degree in American History, he joined the Virginia State Parks as a Chief Ranger. In 1992 he was transferred to …

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