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Special Fathers Day Brunch at National Museum of the Marine Corps

Tun Tavern restaurant at the National Museum of the Marine Corps will host a special brunch for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, starting at 10:00 a. m. Throughout the day, Museum visitors can participate in a variety of activities focused on robotics – simple robots, robotics in the Marine Corps and robotic-themed projects. Reservations for Father’s Day Brunch are required; …

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County Collects Tattered Flags for Ceremonial Retirement

Provided by Roger LeBlanc, Prince William County Solid Waste Division Flag Day is celebrated in the United States on June 14 to mark the anniversary of the adopting “the Stars and Stripes” as the nation’s official flag. County residents have the opportunity to observe the holiday by retiring old or tattered American flags at the Prince William County Landfill any …

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National Fireworks Safety Month

It’s the beginning of June, and there excitement and anticipation of summertime activities in the air. Part of that excitement is fireworks. Annually, healthcare practitioners and public safety officials warn consumers about the dangers of fireworks that can result in injury, death and destruction of property; they emphasize the best and safe way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a professional fireworks show. But each …

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June Events in Greater Prince William

Summer is here and there are a variety of events you can find throughout the region to enjoy! Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William, click here. Need a hotel? Click here. Father’s Day Events (June 17):  Potomac Nationals Game vs BC Astros (Woodbridge) Father’s Day is about fathers, family, …

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Flags for Heroes Coming to Haymarket Park Memorial Day Weekend

Haymarket, VA– When you see a field of American flags whipping in the wind, it can truly be a breathtaking sight. This Memorial Day, you will witness that view at Haymarket Park for the Gainesville Haymarket Rotary’s first annual Flags for Heroes event. Flags for Heroes acknowledges those who put their lives on the line for others, including military members, …

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Pampered Chef’s Corned Beef Puffs

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Pampered Chef’s CORNED BEEF PUFFS A delicious Irish spin on a classic appetizer INGREDIENTS 8 oz (250 g) thinly sliced deli corned beef 2 green onions 1 cup (250 mL) swiss cheese 3 tbsp (45 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) country-style Dijon mustard Flour for dusting 1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) seamless crescent dough …

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Pampered Chef’s Corned Beef and Cabbage

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Pampered Chef’s CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE INGREDIENTS 2–3 lbs (1–1½ kg) corned beef brisket 2 garlic cloves, pressed 1 medium onion 2 carrots 6 small red potatoes (1 lb/450 g) 3 cups (750 mL) water ½ green cabbage, cut into wedges Sauce 1 container (7.5 oz/212 g) chive & onion cream cheese, softened ¼ cup …

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Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef You can’t have an Irish meal without including potatoes in some form or another. The most traditional way to add potatoes to your menu is to boil them. Boiled potatoes are super easy to make, but they can be a bit bland if you don’t go out of your way to give them some …

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: Soda Bread

Provided by Sandi Clark, Pampered Chef Soda bread rose to popularity in Ireland because it was easy to make and required only a few affordable ingredients. During many points in Irish history—most famously, the potato famine—many people in Ireland had little to eat. This bread was often a family’s main or only staple. It earned its name because the bread …

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5th Annual Occoquan Peep Show

Provided by Occoquan Merchants  Guild Sponsored by the Occoquan Merchants Guild ~ On Saturday, March 31, participating Occoquan businesses will display creative dioramas using marshmallow Easter Peeps. Dioramas can be based on current events, community happenings, politics, movies, art, science fiction and even pure fantasy.  Visitors to Occoquan will judge each diorama, vote for their favorite and enter the drawing …

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