Monday, April 17, 2017
We had gorgeous weather and a big turnout at today's Spring egg hunt on St. James Place. Kids under five got a head start searching for plastic eggs full of goodies,and then the rest of the kids up to 11 years old were off and running. When it was done, lots of people stayed to enjoy meeting new neighbors, picking out free books from the little library, munching on donuts and candy or searching, searching, searching for that last little hidden treasure in the grass. Many thanks to the Brittons for hosting the egg hunt this year! And to the teens who helped hide the goodies before the young ones arrived. Have a good weekend everybody!
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
On Saturday Morning, April 1st, over 80 volunteers filled 70 bags of trash along with a bunch of tires, chairs, and other assorted treasures. Thanks especially to the 40+ students and parents from the Belvedere Elementary School Outdoor Club who arrived on mass in a school bus! Neighbors from Raymondale and Holmes Run Acres joined the students and combed the park with pincers, gloved hands, and large trash bags provided by Fairfax County Parks. Some of us (this blogger and other parents) actually got into the creek with a pitchfork and removed the debris stacked up against the fallen tree near the basketball court. It was wonderful seeing the results of the hard work of so many!