1. Volunteers are needed to take part in the Georgetown South Community Clean Up Day on April 29 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents and volunteers will work together to clean up the multiple exterior areas of Georgetown South, including 15 common areas (22 acres), vacant homes and blighted properties.
Residents will have access to free resources to assist them in the cleanup of their homes from the inside out and volunteers will be assigned to teams and deployed to homes where a need for assistance has been solicited due to the residents’ or the home’s special needs.
Other activities planned for the day include:
- Community Yard Sale
- Donation bins from various organizations will be available to assist residents in cleaning out their homes.
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection areas as well as recycle bins will be set up throughout the neighborhood.
- Communal mulch will be available for resident as well as giveaways of household quantities of exterior Paint, varnish and topsoil.
- Community health and safety fair
2. Play baseball the way it was meant to be played. Vintage baseball players are being sought for a Manassas team that will participate in the Northern Virginia for the Old Dominions, an expansion team under the Chesapeake and Potomac Base Ball Club.
The Old Dominions will be playing their inaugural season in the Mid-Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League. Spring Training Practice will be held at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Vienna, VA on Saturday, March 31 from 12:30 to 2:30pm. The home opener will take place during Civil War Vintage Base Ball Day on June 23 at Caffi Field, also in Vienna.
For more information on the Old Dominions, practices in Northern Virginia, or schedule, please visit, www.olddominionbbc.org. To be added to the Old Dominion email list, or to help organize/sponsor the 2012 NoVA team, contact:
Howard "Ivy" Berkof, General Manager, email@example.com and (585) 259-5150.
3. The Patriot District PTA Reflections Awards Ceremony will be held at Osbourn High School Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 pm in the Egidi-Rohr Commons.
Three Osbourn students won first place in their categories in the Patriot District and are competing in the Virginia Reflections Competition. This year's Reflections theme is "Diversity Means."
The Osbourn students who placed first in district competition are:
- Hannah Freeman - Literature, 11th grade, "A High Schooler's Mosaic"
- Kaitlin Price - Visual Art, 12th grade, "Diversity is Inevitably Beautiful"
- Tim Apple - Photography, 12th grade, "Diversity is What We Fight For"
4. Boys & Girls Club of Manassas will be holding a Summer Camp Open House, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend and meet club staff, tour the facility and learn more about all the exciting and great things our summer camp has to offer. Learn how you can win a XBOX 360. Call Glenn Vickers at (703) 268-9043 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
5. Don't miss out on the great bargains at the annual "Sidewalk Sale" held at Echoes, The Manassas Museum store on Saturday, April 21st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Your destination for distinctive gifts with a local flair.