AAFMAA Celebrated Its 140th Anniversary On June 10 In Chantilly

The American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) celebrated its 140th anniversary along with a reception in Chantilly on June 10. AAFMAA is the nation’s longest-standing military financial services and not-for-profit organization. The event was held to honor the Association, its valued members and the individuals who contributed towards the growth of AAFMAA. All the members of AAFMAA are former or current members of the military. Continue reading

Enjoy Eid Festival – Chand Raat Mela At Dulles Expo & Conference Center, Chantilly

Eid Festival – Chand Raat Mela

Each year, F&A Entertainment presents the largest Chand Raat Mela in Northern Virginia. Chand Raat Mela is a traditional festivity that marks the end of fasting month of Ramadan. The festival is an opportunity for families to get together, do Eid shopping and eat delicious foods from a variety of food stalls. The festival is open to everyone. Continue reading

‘Little Red Riding Hood & the Power Mutants’ Presented By Chantilly High School

Chantilly High School has presented a funny, family-friendly’ children’s show named as ‘Little Red Riding Hood & the Power Mutants.’ The show was written by the former, longtime theater director of Chantilly High School, Ed Monk. The show was presented on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 11, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 12, at 2 p.m. Tickets for the show cost $5.

A spunky Red Riding Hood, Alyssa Dausch, is menaced by wolves on the left and protected by Power Mutants on the right.

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Exploring The Ellanor C. Lawrence Park In Chantilly

The Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is located in Chantilly, Virginia and offers 650 acres of fun for families of all ages. The park has a history that spans 8,000 years. The park’s habitats include forest, streams and a pond, and it is home to many species. Inside the Walney Visitor Center, you will find live animal exhibits, historical exhibits, children’s activities, a greenhouse, classroom, and sales area. The park’s grounds are open daily from dawn until dusk. The park has a natural area, picnic tables, ballfields, and extensive hiking trails. Given below are a few attractions to the park. Continue reading