City Council to discuss a number of issues Tuesday night. The Fairfax City Council will meet Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in the Chambers at City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. On the agenda: drafting Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with the Fairfax Police Youth Club (FPYC) about donations for new turf fields at Fairfax High School and Lanier Middle School; consideration of allowing Buffalo Wing University to have dancing and live entertainment; awarding of a contract to a new vendor for running the City's traffic lights and red light cameras, and more. The public is invited to attend and comment during public hearing portions of the meeting, or the meeting is streamed live on the City's website. Click the link above for more information.
Learn more about Harley-Davidsons and the thrill of riding motorcycles. Patriot Harley-Davidson of Fairfax City is hosting a "Motorcycle 101" event this Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. Take a tour of the dealership, meet experienced riders, and learn about riding classes offered, riding gear and more, all while enjoying complimentary food and drinks. 9739 Lee Hwy., Fairfax City. RSVP to email@example.com.
Help your plants survive through the fall and winter. Learn which crops you can plant in your container garden and how to help them survive through the fall and winter and even into spring. This is the final class in Prior Unity Garden's fall and winter gardening series. $27. 6-7:30 p.m. at Prior Unity Garden, 3017 James St., Fairfax. Click the link above for more information or to register.
Concerts going strong at Patriot Center. Concert season is in full swing at the Patriot Center at George Mason University. This week, Lionel Richie brings his new "All the Hits, All Night Long" tour to the Patriot Center this Wednesday, Sept. 25. Coming up soon are Selena Gomez on Oct. 10, and comedian Aziz Ansari during GMU Family Weekend on Oct. 19, and Disney On Ice opens on Oct. 23. Click the link above to visit the Patriot Center website and see about tickets.
Fairfax County Small Business Forum. Ever thought about opening a business in Fairfax County? This Thursday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the Small Business Forum at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway in Fairfax. Hosted by the Fairfax County Small Business Commission and the Department of Purchasing and Supply Management (DPSM), the Vendor Forum is a free trade show for small businesses, and those that are women-owned and minority-owned. Organizers call it a unique opportunity to network with your peers, obtain helpful information at workshops and browse business-to-business exhibits. Attendees can also obtain valuable insight into Fairfax County Government business and procurement needs and requirements. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-324-3104.
Yard sale to benefit Fairfax High crew team. Shop 'till you drop for a good cause, this Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Daniels Run Elementary School, 3705 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax City. Rain or shine!
5th annual Taste of the Vine to benefit restoration of Historic Blenheim. Good wine, good appetizers, and the chance to win fabulous items in the silent auction. This Friday, Sept. 27 is the 5th annual Taste of the Wine fundraiser to raise funds for the restoration of Historic Blenheim. Barrel Oaks Winery of Delaplane is this year's featured winery, and hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Shirley's Catering and Coyote Grill. For reservations or information, contact Hildie Carney at 703-591-5305 or at email@example.com. Tickets are $50.00 and a portion of the cost maybe tax deductible.
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