Annandale Virginia

The Annandale News

Vol. 2 No. 3

Annandale's Hometown Newspaper

March 1997

Events in Annandale

Saturday, March 8

7 AM - Dusk - Trout season opens at Lake Accotink, 7500 Lake Accotink Park Road, Springfield; shoreline fishing only. $6 daily or $40 for ten visits (trout stamp not required). 569-3464 for info.

Sunday, March 9

1 - 4 PM - "Art In The Garden" opening reception. Meet Caroline and Erik Hottenstein, whose etching and watercolors will be on display in the Manor House through April; Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road; FREE

Wednesday, March 12

12:30 PM - Welcome Wagon of Annandale/Springfield meeting; program features the "Celebration Singers." Springfield Country Club, 8301 Old Keene Mill Road; $11.50. Info/reservations 978-5485.

Saturday, March 15

8:30 AM - 4 PM - "Horticulture for the 21st Century" seminar; This day-long seminar is for serious gardeners and horticulture students interested in ecologically sound gardening practices; Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road; Reservation required by March 7 (642-5173). $15.

11 AM - 3 PM "Eagle Mania Fun Fair" - Games for all ages, moon bounce, prizes, bake sale, silent auction - Braddock Elementary School, 7825 Heritage Drive. Free Admission, Games 50 cents or less.

Sunday, March 16

1 - 3PM - Manor House Tea & Tour - "The Scents and Sensibility of Geraniums" -Discover the scents and sensible uses of geraniums. Sample different flavors of these unique Pelargoniums in cookies and tea. Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road; Reservations required (941-7987); $15.

2 - 3 PM - "Private Gardens of the National Capital Area" slide lecture; Ann Kline transformed a typical suburban yard into a plantsman's paradise - see how; Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road; reservations required (642-5173); $5.

Monday, March 17

3 - 4 PM - "Junior Scientists: Wearing Of The Green" - Investigate the plants that celebrate St. Patrick's Day all year round; Sample treats! Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7701 Royce Street; Reservations required (941-1065); for ages 9-11; $2 per child.

Saturday, March 22

9 - 11:30 AM - Watershed Clean-up Day; Be part of a stream team! Individuals and groups needed to help clear out the earth's arteries by collecting tires, cans, bottles and other debris from local springs. Annandale efforts to be focused on Accotink Creek at Eakin Community Park on Prosperity Avenue. Call 941-1065 for info.

9 AM - Noon - Youth Fishing - For ages 9-14; learn basics of fishing, including knots, tackle, etiquette and more; Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Lake Accotink Park Road; Reservations required by March 15 (569-3464). $15.

Saturday, March 29

10:30 AM - "Easter Egg Hunt" - Immanuel United Methodist Church, 7901 heritage Drive; FREE.

Noon - "Spring Egg Hunt" - For children 1-9; hunt for candy, eggs and surprises, by age group; Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike; $5; prepaid reservations required by March 21; Friends of Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. Call 941-1730 for info.

1 -2 PM - "Festival of Delights" - Easter Egg hunt (age 12 and under), one of Northern Virginia's largest, plus entertainment for the entire family; Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road; $7 per child, $2 per adult; 321-7081 for info.


Events Calander listings are free for non-profit groups. Items should be submitted 30 days in advance. Mail to The Annandale News, 7263 Maple Place Suite 204, Annandale, VA 22003. Fax 941-2239 or email

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