Over the Hump: Weekend Events in Prince William

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By Prince William Living

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It’s Wednesday and we’re Over the Hump! That means we’re looking forward to weekend events in Prince William!

Physical Fitness

Burpees for A21: Human Trafficking, unfortunately, happens everywhere.  A21 is an organization that fights to free people from the bonds of slavery. For every dollar donated to A21, the coaches at Woodbridge Fit Body Boot Camp will do a burpee.  Each coach will do as many burpees as there are dollars in their jar.    Come for the burpees and for sample 10-minute boot camp sessions, fun DJ music, refreshments, raffle ticket prizes including three month free membership, T-shirts giveaway, and more! Saturday, June 29, 10:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. | Woodbridge Fit Body Boot Camp, 3089 Golansky Boulevard, Woodbridge

AIM Human Performance is offering a self-defense for runners class on Saturday afternoon. This class is taught by first degree black belt and personal trainer Chris Viggiano and his wife, Michelle.  They have been teaching this course throughout Northern Virginia for the last 10 years and have helped educate many on how to avoid becoming a victim. Don’t miss this chance to learn the skills that may save your life! Saturday, June 29, 4:00-5:00 p. m. | AIM Human Performance, 2218 Tackett’s Mill Drive, Lake Ridge

Art and Painting Classes

Mommy & Me Acrylic Painting presented by Kat & Mo Art Studios. Spend quality time with your child while creating art together. In this class, each participant will be guided in painting an acrylic scene on canvas. In each class, we paint a different scene. Each student leaves with their painted masterpiece! All supplies, included. $15 one caretaker + one child. Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a. m.-12:30 p. m. | Hobby Lobby, 14000 Shopper’s Best Way, Woodbridge

Kids Art Workshop – Age 5 and up. Shop the store while the kids learn art! This is a one hour workshop. In each class, students will work with a different art medium, learning techniques in  watercolor, acrylics, pastels or collage. Each participant leaves with their completed work. All supplies included. $10 per child. Saturday, June 29, 1:00-2:00 p. m. | Hobby Lobby, 14000 Shopper’s Best Way, Woodbridge

It’s a beach-themed paint and sip party! Bring a friend and meet new friends. Guests will be guided (by an experienced artist) in painting an acrylic beach scene on canvas. Each participant leaves with their own 16″x20″ painted masterpiece! BYOB. Appetizers provided. $20 each. Saturday, June 29, 7:00-9:00 p. m. | Hilton Homewood Suites, 2650 Neabsco Commons Place, Woodbridge

Outdoor Fun

Every year on the weekend prior to July 4th, Tim’s Rivershore hosts a professionally managed fireworks show, launched from a barge in the Potomac River. Guests should plan to come early to secure a table at the Tiki Bar, outdoor seating area, or on the beach. Multiple shuttle buses will be running from Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School, where there is plenty of parking. Saturday, June 29 | Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant, 1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries

The Town of Haymarket is presenting the first annual Stars & Stripes Car Concert, Car Show & Children’s Parade. Activities will include a children’s parade, vintage cars, live music, food and ice cream vendors, summer games and community fun.  All children are encouraged to decorate wagons, scooters, unicycles, tricycles or any other non-motorized play vehicle in festive Fourth of July decor for the Children’s parade. Sunday, June 30, 2:00-6:00 p. m. | Haymarket Town Hall, 14600 Washington Street, Haymarket

Come enjoy an afternoon of musical fun, starting at 2:00 p. m. with an instrument petting zoo. Then relax to music performed by Prince William Community Band celebrating America, followed by free ice cream sundaes! Bring a lawn chair as seating is limited. Sunday, June 30, 2:00-4:30 p. m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas

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Want to know what else is going on this weekend? Visit our Events Calendar. Have events of your own to submit? Visit princewilliamliving.com/events/community/add.

These events are current as of the time we receive the information. While we make every attempt to be accurate, please check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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