The Community Outreach committee of BHWC is collecting non-perishable food for United Community, a local non-profit organization that supports the less fortunate in Fairfax County.
SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR THEIR FOOD PANTRY INCLUDE:
Monday, March 1 through Sunday, March 7 at
Margie Griffith’s home
(side porch next to driveway)
6039 Edgewood Terrace
Peggy Baucom’s home (front porch)
6223 Tally Ho Lane
Saturday, March 6 at the
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Ft. Willard Circle
We proudly welcome a performance by Boyle School Irish Dancers at 4:30 pm as well as a visit by our neighborhood Leprechaun.
Children are invited to decorate their bikes for a ride around the circleand embark on a Shamrock Scavenger Hunt and to find lucky four-leaf clovers hanging around the circle and through the trails.
All children are welcome to participate in a leprechaun trap challenge. Engineer and create at home, and send for a virtual exhibit on the BHWC website and Facebook page!
Photos of Leprechaun traps can be sent to Mary Vinci at email@example.com by March 6.
Snacks and beverages will be provided (individually-wrapped).
BHWC Outreach will be collecting non-perishable items for United Communities, so please support by bringing canned and boxed goods to the event.
Please respect COVID restrictions and social distancing.
Happier New Year from the BHWC Cultural Events Committee!
While most historic homes and museums are still closed for in-person tours, many are offering various forms of virtual tours, lectures, and workshops that our BHWC members and families might find enjoyable. This is another great way to keep our curious minds engaged and educated! Here is a sampling:
Docent-led, virtual 1-hour mansion tours, livestream lectures and workshops.
Free for members, $7 fee for non-members.
Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
Live, virtual 1 hour tours.
National Museum of Natural History
Virtual tours, some narrated as well as zoom webinars.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Virtual 45 minute-long “Art Chats” with museum educators and live-streaming female musical performances.
National Portrait Gallery
Online Zoom tours, plus various online artistic programs such as writing, drawing, YouTube virtual story time for children, and podcasts.
National Gallery of Art
Virtual “Gallery Talks,” “Artful Conversations,” and lectures.
In addition to the above more local cultural attractions, here’s a list of some historic homes and museums around the world that offer great escapes via virtual tours, as well:
Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, Mark Twain House, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Biltmore Estate, Frida Kahlo Museum, The Frick Collection, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, Anne Frank House, Versailles
The Louvre, The Musee d’Orsay, The British Museum, The Royal Academy of Arts London, The Van Gogh Museum, The Vatican Museum, Picasso Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, various Guggenheim Museums