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Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

Fourth Old Town Manassas Spring Cleaning Day in April

On Sat., Apr. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Town Manassas will host the Fourth Annual Spring Cleaning Day at the Harris Pavilion at 9201 Center Street in Manassas, Va., where attendees can recycle their gently used household items or clothes and donate them to local non-profits, visit recycling and conservation exhibits, and kids can make earth-friendly art projects. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visitmanssas.org or call 703.361.6599.        

 

The Manassas Art Guild will also be featuring a spring Earth exhibit, where artists showcase their artwork reflecting themes of recycling, natural materials and the environment. 

Spring Cleaning Day will also provide live entertainment from local entertainers, inflatable moon bounces for kids and a special preview of this summer’s Manassas farmer’s market vendors.

Speedy Green Car Wash Hosts School Fundraisers in February

Speedy Green Car Wash Hosts School Fundraisers in February

Speedy Green Car Wash is hosting four fundraisers in February. Twenty percent of car washes will go to the selected fundraiser. When you select a car wash, type in a fundraiser code. Fundraiser codes include: SERVE, 8099, Osbourn High School, 9005, Manassas Park High School, 1234 and Osbourn Park High School, 2222.  

For more information, call 703-257-0737 or view www.speedygreencarwash.com.

Owned by Northern Virginian native, Chip Ashton, Speedy Green Car Wash is renowned for its cutting-edge car wash technology, as well as their commitment to protecting the environment.  One hundred percent of all car wash water is recycled and biodegradable chemicals are used, placing them among a handful of car washes nationwide.

Prince William Tea Party to hold Climate Change Forum

From Daniel Cortez:

Tea Party Patriots in northern Virginia will focus on climate change at their next scheduled educational advance in Manassas, Virginia March 19th.

The event sponsored by the Prince William County Tea Party Patriots (PWCTPP) will present “The Myth About Climate Change.”  The featured speaker will be William H. “Bill” Sargent, President of NOVA SEE (Scientists and Engineers for Energy and Environment)

A recent survey of tea party members conducted by the PWCTPP indicated that climate change; cap and trade and energy issues were the topics of most importance. “Due to this high level of interest, the program was developed to address questions and concerns,” stated Nancy Schiffman, Lead Organizer of the PWCTPP.  

Conference on the Environment for Youth Coming Soon

Conference on the Environment for Youth Coming Soon

From Prince William County:

The Department of Public Works is offering local youth an opportunity to learn more about the environment and participate in a conservation project this spring. Students in the 4th to 8th grades are invited to this year’s Youth Ambassadors’ Conference on the Environment on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas.     

Happy Brawlidays

Happy Brawlidays

Give the gift of derby this holiday season! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your coworkers or just bring yourself to the DC Armory this Saturday, Dec. 18, to see the DC DemonCats fight it out against Scare Force One. Both teams will certainly be in the brawliday spirit as they trade gifts of hip checks and bruises.

This bout is sure to leave the Armory shaking, as these two teams—so far undefeated—will be fighting to take the lead this season. Scare Force One, who came out on top in Seasons 1 and 2, are eager to show their dominance over the Season 3 and 4 champion DemonCats. With a roster heavy on members of the DC All-Stars (Condoleezza Slice, Chinese Cheker, Marion Barrycuda, Velocityraptor, Soledad and Lois Slain), Scare Force has a strong base. But the DemonCats are confident that smart strategy can get them ahead.

Fall 2010 Leaf Collection Schedule

Fall is almost here, which means cooler temperatures, football season, back-to-school and soon your leaves will change color and fall to the ground. The official first day of Autumn 2010 is Wednesday, September 22. The fall 2010 Leaf Collection Schedule breaks Manassas up into 12 different sections with rake out and collection dates. City crews will only make one pass on your street per date, so you want to make sure you have them written down on your calendar!

If you have any questions, you can call the Street Department at (703) 257-8378.

Last Chance to Visit "From Cows to Condos" Exhibit

The Manassas Museum has been hosting “From Cows to Condo” exhibit since October 3 of last year. The exhibit will be ending on September 6, so if you did not get a chance to visit yet you should plan to head there soon! It is an opportunity to learn about Manassas and Prince William County’s 20th Century transformation from an agricultural community to a suburban community.

The Manassas Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday and Mondays on Federal Holidays. The hours of visitation are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adults are $5.00, seniors over 60 and children are $4.00, and children under 6 are free.