CONNECT WITH FAIRFAX
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Thank you for visiting Connect With Fairfax, your source for keeping in touch with the community. Here you will find exciting events, fun activities, volunteer opportunities, county/city programs and resources, Fairfax restaurants, hotels and a whole lot more. Is your organization planning an upcoming event? We want to hear about it so we can help spread the word. Send us your info by clicking Suggest An Event. Once we review it, we will add it to our calendar. You are also welcome to post your event on our facebook page to share with our readers. Our goal is to provide a place where we can share information with our friends and neighbors to help build a stronger community. Please visit often as we are constantly updating our site. Thank you for Connecting with Fairfax!
For more upcoming events, please visit our community calendar on the Events page!
There is also a large need for bilingual speakers, including Spanish, Korean and Vietnamese speakers. Korean/Vietnamese speakers are especially needed in the Mason District.
Central Absentee Precinct (CAP) is in need of officers to assist with processing absentee ballots. Half-day shifts are available.
As an Election Officer, you will set up voting equipment, check photo IDs and check names on the electronic poll book, provide assistance and instructions in using the voting machines, tabulate the results at the close of the polls. Training will be provided.
Stipend: $175 a full day or volunteer. For more information please visit the website http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/working.htm, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-324-4735.
NARFE:: Interested in joining NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association)? NARFE Fairfax Chapter 737 meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month except for July and August, at the American Legion Hall at 3939 Oak Street, Fairfax, VA. They meet at 11:30am for the social hour, with lunch served at 12:30 pm. Each month they have interesting programs and different speakers.
Stuff The Bus 2016:: Fairfax County is promoting its annual "Stuff the Bus: Helping Fairfax Families" program at 14 locations from Jan. 16 to Feb. 15, 2016. This collaborative program, now in its sixth year, is a partnership among Fairfax County Government, local grocery stores and nonprofits to restock the shelves of local food pantries.
Each week a Fastran bus staffed by MV Transportation personnel will park at a different location and collect food donations. The campaign kicks off Jan. 16, 2016, the weekend leading up to the Martin Luther King Day of Service, and will run each weekend until President’s Day, Feb. 15, 2016.
All donation hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
7137 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003
Benefiting Annandale Christion Community for Action
Cardinal Forest Giant
8320 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152
Benefiting Ecumenical Community Helping Others
Fair City Mall Shoppers
9622 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031
Benefiting Our Daily Bread
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15
5870 Kingstowne Boulevard
Alexandria, VA 22315
Benefiting Koinonia Foundation
Village Center at Dulles Shoppers
2425 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20171
Benefiting St. Anne’s Episcopal Church
Winter Jam 2016 with For King & Country, Matthew West, Crowder and more:: February 14, 2016 at EagleBank Arena (Patriot Center) in Fairfax, VA. Ticket information: Winter Jam 2016 is a general admission show. Tickets are $10 at the door and are not sold in advance. For more information please visit www.jamtour.com
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic brings Disney films to life in all-new stage show.
February 21 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at EagleBank Arena (Patriot Center) in Fairfax, VA.
Ticket information: Tickets for Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic are $55, $35 and $25 (plus applicable service charges) and go on sale October 6 at 10 a.m. Children one year and older will require a ticket. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the arena box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 1-800-745-3000. Group sales are available by calling 202-661-5061. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035. Visit www.disneylive.com for more details.