Martial Arts After-School Program, Donations and Volunteers Needed, and More

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A five-week hypnobirthing class begins soon at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax City. (Patch File Photo)
A five-week hypnobirthing class begins soon at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax City. (Patch File Photo)

Evolution Martial Arts is starting a new after-school program for local kids this fall. Students can be picked up from Daniels Run Elementary School and driven to the studio, located at 3848 Old Lee Hwy. Activities will include physical activity, games, homework help, and complimentary after-school snacks. Contact an instructor for more information and rates. Call 703-267-9689, e-mail info@emafairfax.com, or visit www.emafairfax.com.


Pathway Homes of Fairfax, which assists residents county-wide who suffer from mental illness, is in need of a passenger van to help transport patients. If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation of this kind, click here to read Pathways’ announcement on Patch and find out how to contact them.


Having another baby soon? Interested in learning more about “hypnobirthing?” If you want to have your baby naturally and learn more about a new way to do this comfortably, NoVA Hypnobirthing will be holding a five-week course on Saturdays at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax City, starting soon. Visit www.novahypnobirthing.com for more information.


Do you have a student athlete in your family who is civic-minded and passionate about his/her community? The I Am Nation Campaign, which supports student athletes and pairs them with ways to give back, is hosting its “ColorMob Music and Giving Festival" in Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. this Saturday, Aug. 17, 12-10 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with carnival games, booths, the Battle of the Bands contest and more. High school community service hours can be supplemented! For more information, see I Am Nation Campaign’s announcement here on Patch.

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