Broyhill Park Civic Association National Night Out Cookout
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Broyhill Park Civic Association
Falls Church High School’s Jaguar 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run will take place this Saturday, April 27. Registration will remain open up until Saturday morning before 8:00am. The race goes through Broyhill Park, so come out and cheer on the runners Saturday morning! Follow this link for details and a map of the race course.
Broyhill Park Butterfly Garden Clean-up & Planting
Saturday, April 13 - 1:00pm
We will be working on the butterfly garden at the triangle at Graham Road & Strathmore Street on Saturday, April 13, beginning at 1:00pm. Plans are to enlarge the garden and plant some more perennials.
Everyone is welcome to come and help! Bring a shovel or other gardening tools and meet at the triangle at 1:00. If you have any butterfly-friendly plants you'd like to divide and share, bring those for planting, too.
Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 13 - 10:00am
Location: St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Drive, Broyhill Park
The Broyhill Park Civic Association's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 13. The hunt will begin promptly at 10:00. Be sure to bring a basket or other container for each child to collect eggs in, and come on time, because this event goes fast once it starts. All Broyhill Park residents are invited! Bring the family, or just come and watch the fun!
NATURE, HISTORY AND HORTICULTURE IN FAIRFAX COUNTY
Make 2019 a walk in the park. First Hike Fairfax returns on Jan. 1 with new suggestions for hikes and a photo contest. Hike on one of five suggested family-friendly trails, and don’t forget a camera. Join the Park Authority, Virginia’s state parks, and America’s state parks and get outside for First Hike on New Year’s Day. Details are online.
A few items of information for you or your association newsletter:
The Board Corner: Perspectives from Penny – Happy New Year! As 2019 begins, thoughts turn to weather, the Virginia General Assembly session, and new tax forms. In this newsletter, you will find helpful information from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) about how to prepare for, and cope with, winter weather that we know is in our future. Links to VDOT's resource information may be loaded into your phone or other device so that you can see current updates as needed. Please drive safely, and remember to clear snow from all of your vehicle, not just the windows. Sheets of icy snow can peel off your vehicle roof and become dangerous missiles for drivers behind you.