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26th Annual Combo Classic Golf Tournament
Thank you for attending this year's
This unique tournament is for paired golfers at Twin Lakes Golf Course where one or both have a disability.
Thanks to our sponsors, Maggiano’s, Giant and EAGA, Visit Fairfax and OP3.
Summer Entertainment 2016
Enjoy an evening with Steve Lauri of The Hollies who will perform on June 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park as part of the Hunter Mill Melodies Summer Entertainment Series.
Free concert will be held outdoors. Call 703-324-7469 one hour prior for weather cancellation updates.
Generous sponsorships made to the Park Foundation enable this and other high quality entertainment to be offered free to the public.
See more Summer Entertainment throughout Fairfax County!
PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure comes to Burke Lake Park!
Come join the fun at Burke Lake Park on Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to noon to experience PNC’s “Learning is All Around Me!” Mobile Learning Adventure, a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while engaging in fun activities with their children. A part of PNC Grow Up Great, the MLA includes interactive kiosks and the “When I Grow Up” station, where kids dress up as different professionals and have their picture superimposed on an appropriate background.
Activity books and learning kits that demonstrate how to take everyday moments and turn them into learning opportunities will be given away. The Great Zucchini will be performing at 10:00 am as part of the Arts in the Park series.
Both of these fun and educational events are free!
The Park Foundation is grateful to PNC, a major sponsor of Arts in the Park, for hosting the Mobile Learning Adventure!
Help Send a Child to Summer Camp
FCPA provides a safe and supervised summer for more than 4,000 young people. You can give a child in need a week of RecPAC summer camp activity for $50 or a full six weeks of summer programming for only $300. A contribution of $1,000 would provide engaging activities for an entire school site for the summer.
Read the RecPAC appeal letter and learn how you can help!
Discovery Trail Map Presidential Edition
The 2016 Discovery Trail Map features educational messages connecting former U.S. Presidents or some aspect of their administration to each of the sites.
From May 28 through September 5, youth age 17 and younger are encouraged to explore the featured parks. Maps will be available at all staffed FCPA sites, Fairfax County Public Library branches and offices of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Participants who visit 8 or more sites will receive a prize pack of tickets to more fun valued at more than $80. Each will also be entered in a drawing to win a bicycle and fitted safety helmet!
Special thanks to Spokes, Inc. for partnering with the Park Foundation by providing the three high-quality bicycles and safety helmets as the grand prizes!
Help Improve Burke Lake Park
Burke Lake Park is a very special park and has meant a lot to many thousands of Fairfax County residents for more than 50 years!
You can help Burke Lake Park by donating to the Burke Lake Park Improvement Campaign either by mail or give online and select "Burke Lake Park" from the drop-down menu.
Take 12 for Your Health
June's Step is Go on an Adventure
Daily life is YOUR adventure... stay positive and enjoy the twists and turns! You control your adventure, so keep your eyes looking straight ahead and try not to compare yourself to others.
Learn more about Fairfax County Park Authority’s Take 12 Steps for Your Health sponsored by Fairfax County Park
Foundation, Cigna, and Walmart.
95/495 Express Lanes Grant Program Awards $1,500 for Highway Sign
Hidden Pond will soon be easier to find! The Park Foundation is honored to have been awarded a $1,500 grant from the Transurban Express Lanes Grant Program for a VDOT Tourist Destination highway sign for Hidden Pond Nature Center in Springfield.
The sign will direct more visitors to this wonderful nature center that is literally "hidden" in a neighborhood off Old Keene Mill Road.