Huntley Meadows Park is the largest park operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority. The park features a visitor center, a beaver-created wetland with boardwalk, wildlife observation platforms, and an interpretative trail system. The park is home to abundant wildlife and is known for attracting many birds, amphibians, and plants that are considered less common in the region. Continue reading “Plan A Trip To Huntley Meadows Park”
Sailing can be exciting and relaxing especially if you enjoy water sports and outdoor recreation. You can join a racing competition or take out your family and friends for a leisurely sail. And the Belle Haven Marina offers the perfect avenue for you to enjoy this leisure.
Experts are asking parents to avoid letting their kids have play dates with friends during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak despite the weather’s getting nicer and schools are closed. Allison Lowry, the program manager of child abuse and neglect prevention services at Fairfax County, Virginia’s Department of Family Services, said on keeping kids away from in-person visits with friends, “It’s hard. It’s really hard.” Continue reading “Experts Urge Parents To Avoid Play Dates For Their Kids”
A new mobile app, Alex311, has been launched by Alexandria, Virginia. This new mobile app enables users to request municipal services as the city works to improve its response to community issues. When the city receives a request, such as for repairing a pothole, it will send an email with a summary of the action that needs to be taken and the expected date the issue will be tended to. But the city said that the app isn’t for emergencies. Call or text 911 for immediate police, fire or emergency medical assistance. Continue reading “New Mobile App Launched By Alexandria For City Services”