Events schedueled for NVRPA



Love Your Raptors

02/13/2016 01:00 PM to 02/13/2016 02:30 PM
Cost: $10 per person
Reservation Required: Yes

Potomac Overlook - Love is in the air at the Potomac Overlook birds of prey house! Come on down for a special presentation about raptor love and how these amazing birds raise young. Meet several of our resident birds of prey up close and person as you learn about their amazing habits. The cost is $10 per person. Sign up online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/novaparks.

Contact Details:
703-528-5406



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Animal Feeding 101- Turtles

02/20/2016 01:00 PM to 02/20/2016 02:00 PM
Cost: $5 per person

Potomac Overlook - It’s turtle time at nature center. Come by and help prepare and feed a banquet feast for our snapping, painted, and box turtles! Learn about the feeding habits of these amazing reptiles in the wild. Cost is $5 per person. Sign up online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/novaparks.

Contact Details:
703-528-5406



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Curator's Tour: John Carlyle and Slavery

02/20/2016 01:00 PM to 02/20/2016 02:00 PM
Cost: $10
Reservation Required: Yes

Join us for a specialized tour discussing the lives of the enslaved individuals who lived and worked at Carlyle House. The tour will be led by the Curator of Education and will last about an hour. Tickets for the general public are $10 and $5 for Friends of Carlyle House.

Contact Details:
703-549-2997 carlyle@nvrpa.org



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Ball's Bluff Remembrance Dinner

02/21/2016 06:00 PM to 02/21/2016 09:00 PM
Cost: 45.00
Reservation Required: Yes

Join us Sunday, 21 February, for our Annual Remembrance Dinner at the Algonkian Park Club House. The speaker will be Horace Mewborn who will speak on the life and career Elijah White. Our special guest this year will be the Rev. Elijah White, great-grandson of the man who is the topic of the presentation.

 

 

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Animal Feeding 101- Snakes

03/26/2016 01:00 PM to 03/26/2016 02:00 PM
Cost: $5 per child
Reservation Required: Yes

Come learn about snake feeding and hunting habits, and see our program and exhibit snakes get fed. Cost is $5 per person.

Contact Details:
703-528-5406



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Spring Nature Hike

03/26/2016 11:00 AM to 03/26/2016 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Reservation Required: Yes

Join us for this early spring late morning exploration of the trails of Potomac Overlook to see what signs of early spring we discover. There is no cost for this program. Meet at the nature center

Contact Details:
703-528-5406



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BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF CIVIL WAR NURSES

03/29/2016 07:00 PM to 03/29/2016 08:30 PM
Cost: $10
Reservation Required: Yes

Carlyle House - Join Chris Foard MSN, RN (The Foard Collection of Civil War Nursing) for an in depth lecture on the diverse practices of male and female Civil War nurses. Discussion includes an important but largely neglected aspect of Civil War nursing - roles and responsibilities of nurses in relation to current practices of today. Lecture is based on historical analysis from letters, documents, books and diaries from The Foard Collection of Civil War Nursing. Reservations are recommended. To order tickets, visit our Active Link This event is co-sponsored by Carlyle House Historic Park (NOVA Parks) and The Lyceum (Office of Historic Alexandria) and will take place at 201 S. Washington Street.

Contact Details:
CARLYLE@NVRPA.ORG; 703-549-2997



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