Monday, May 13, 2013
Farmers and vendors were out in full force on Friday for the second week of the Smart Markets Inc. Farmers' Market at Manassas Park City Hall.
From juicy steak sandwiches, yummy waffle bites and crispy kennel popcorn to fragrant handmade soaps, an abundant variety of goods can be found at the weekly Smart Markets Inc. Farmers' Market in Manassas Park. This is the third week for this season's market, which is held each Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Manassas Park City Hall. This is the second year for the market in the city. What did you find at this week's market? Upload pictures of your stash or foodstuffs here.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The annual event celebrates the unconditional love between daddies and their little girls.
"The only man a girl can depend on is her daddy," Frenchy said to Sandra D., better known as "Sandy," in the iconic film, "Grease." This quote by the loveable Pink Lady may not always ring true, but it expresses the unconditonal love and trust that is often seen between fathers and daughters. Manassas Park is celebrating that love on Friday with its annual Father-Daughter Dance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Manassas Park Community Center. Young ladies in Kindergarten up to fifth grade can dance with their fathers or any great older man in their life—be it stepfather, brother or uncle. Each young lady will receive a corsage at the dance and refreshments for all will be served. Time is running short, but pre-registration is required for this …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Manassas bargain hunters: your neighbor city is having its community yard sale on Saturday.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The community yard sale is April 27-just over one week away.
Use this weekend to get ready for the semi-annual Manassas Park Community Yard sale, planned for April 27 at the Manassas Park Community Center on Adams Street. For just $5 a parking space, set up a spot for the things you want to sell in the parking lot of the community center. Vendors must pre-register at the center before April 26. The bargain hunting begins at 8 a.m. and finishes up around 1 p.m., although it's best to get there early to get the best goods. For more information, dial up the Manassas Park Community Center at 703-335-8872.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreation are selling water passes at a discount until March 31.
Passes to the popular Signal Bay Waterpark in Manassas Park are discounted until the end of the month, according to the city's park and recreation's website. The water park, which is located inside Signal Hill Park, will open in May on Memorial Day weekend and close after Labor Day. Single summer passes are $68 each, a dual pass is $113 and a family four pack of passes is $203. Each additional pass is $55. Passes prices increase after March 31. For more information call the Manassas Park Community Center at 703-335-7782 or visit manassasparkcommunitycenter.com Ready to ditch the snow for some summer? Tell us about it in the comments.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The classes are taught by artist Todd Sprow, who was reared in the Manassas area.
Every Saturday from now until March 2, Manassas-area residents can get in touch with their artistic sides with the Art and Soul classes offered at the Manassas Park Community Center. The classes are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $65 for community center residents, $75 for Manassas Park residents and $85 for non-residents. Todd Sprow, who was raised in the Manassas area, is instructing the classes. "I've returned from my travels to work in the community center to help others draw out happiness that may be close to home," he said. "As an artist, I am trying to further my own personal success, but I also hope to encourage others to reach their hopes and desires." Sprow said he and the students work in a medium of choice while …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Pretend its dog days of summer instead of December.
The pool is probably the last place you would think of heading in the dead of December, but that's the plan this Saturday for many Manassas-area families. The Welcome to Winter Pool Party is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Manassas Park Community Center. The event mixes fun with safety by offering water games such as limbo, water tag and swim races as well as swimming level-evaluations by a swim instructor, community city staff said. The ever-present holiday spirit is also a main part of the event; holiday music and crafts will also be on hand Saturday. For more info visit the community center's website by clicking here or call Sarah Barnett at 703.335.8872 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org If inclement weather is forecast for …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Arts and crafts as well as food vendors will be at the annual Cornucopia.
The Cornucopia, Manassas Park's annual arts, crafts and food festival, is planned for Saturday at the city's community center. A cornucopia symbolizes the beauty of autumn and the meaningfulness of Thanksgiving, making it a fitting name for the city's fall arts and crafts fair, said Jennifer Deuterman, marketing manager for the department of parks and recreation. Many people in the community have great talents and cornucopia is way to showcase them, she added. Attendees can expect variety of arts and crafts vendors, jewelry vendors, knitting vendors, accessory vendors, photography vendors as well as organic food and homemade goods. Doors open at 9 a.m. The event ends at 2 p.m. Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreations still has …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Smart Markets Inc. and the City of Manassas Park will host a Farmers' Market every Friday for the rest of this year.
A Farmers' market will be held outside of Manassas Park City Hall every Friday through at least the end of the year, Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreation officials said this week. The market is from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 1 Park Center Court right across from City Center. Shoppers can get fresh produce from farmers who grow in the Northeast and elsewhere. The farmers are expected to return in the spring for a series of markets in the city. The first farmers' market was Oct. 26 in the parking lot of the Railroad Building near the Virginia Railway Express stop on Manassas Drive. In addition to fresh fruits, the market featured brick oven pizza, latin foods, baked goods, seasonings and dressings as well as music and an animal …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The blood drive is at the Manassas Park Community Center.
The blood drive is from 3 to 8 p.m. Trunk or Treat an alternative to Trick or Treating, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Manassas Park Community Center.