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    • Saturday, April 21st:

      Community Chocolate Festival  --  April 21, 2007 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM on the grounds of The Journey (formerly Central Christian Church), located at 6427 Franconia Road.  Chocolate Dessert Contest.  Kids games and activities. Ice Cream Truck with free chocolate ice cream. Live music.  Free chocolate treats. All proceeds from dessert contest and voluntary donations go to benefit Koinonia Foundation, which offers food/clothing/housing assistance to needy families in Franconia area.  Contact:  703-971-0277.  www.centraltruth.org  Rain date:  April 28th.
    • Welcome to the inaugural season of the Kingstowne Community Chorus. We are excited to get moving and provide quality choral music to the Kingstowne Community as well as the surrounding Northern Virginia area. We are currently expanding our membership and personally invite you to join our fun group.

      We rehearse on Wednesday evenings at 7:30PM at the Church of the Spirit in Kingstowne. It is located on Barclay Drive in Kingstowne behind the Kohl's and Wal-Mart in Kingstowne. For a map and detailed directions, see our website at www.kingstownechorus.org.

      For immediate information, please call Kevin at 703.608.1479.

    • There is a Movie and Munch for kids at the South Center on Wednesdays at noon.

    • The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is gearing up for a full summer of free outdoor concerts throughout the city.  Midday Lunch Bunch concerts are already under way this month and will continue on various dates through the summer at Market Square on King Street. Montgomery Park concerts, a series of Wednesday evening family performances in North Old Town, will begin June 14 and continue on various dates. The Music at Twilight Series, which takes place at Fort Ward Park at 4301 W. Braddock Road, will feature a variety of musical performances starting June 1.  Waterfront Park concerts will be held Monday evenings beginning June 12 at Waterfront Park at Strand Street. 

    • The Kingstowne Playgroup will start meeting at Hayfield Park on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., starting in May.  There is a great need for a new coordinator.  If you are interested, please call Lori Higgins at (703) 922-9477 or e-mail her at Higgins@Kingstowne.org.

    • A 12-step program for families and friends of addicts has formed in Springfield.  The new group, Naranon, is based on the Alanon program.  The group meets each Wednesday night from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. in room 210 of the Springfield United Methodist Church.    

    • The Franconia Community Coalition, Inc. holds open meetings monthly every third Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Franconia Governmental Center to promote cross-sector communication and cooperation.  You can reach the Coalition President, Tim Fleming Tim@Mat.net.

    • Kingstowne has a Boy Scout Troop (Troop# 1076) is looking for fathers and sons to participate.  For more information, call Roy Henderson at (703) 921-0656 or Martin Reid at (703) 921-0962.  They meet on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. at the Franconia Moose Lodge between the Kingstowne Village Parkway and Telegraph Road.
    • The Local Girl Scouts Chapter is always in need of adult volunteers.  The point of contact is Ms. Gibson at e-mail M5Gibson@aol.com or phone (703) 922-7739.

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