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Burke Historical Society Meeting, Book Sale, Candidate Meet and Greet at Kings Park Library

Five things to look forward to in Burke this week.

Kings Park Library. Patch File Photo.
Kings Park Library. Patch File Photo.
Now that it's officially Autumn, we're getting closer and closer to the end of September. Here's a look at some upcoming events in the Burke-area this week to look forward to.

  1. Braddock District residents are invited to celebrate Oak Hill Day on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 12-4 p.m. at the Historic Oak Hill Mansion, 4716 Wakefield Chapel in Annandale. Residents will have the opportunity to tour the grounds and learn more about the 18th-century style home. There will be reenactments and refreshments provided by the Annandale High School Culinary program. Supervisor John Cook is one of the sponsors for the event. Details here.
  2. There will be a Candidate "Meet and Greet" on Sept 30 at 7 p.m. at the Kings Park Library in Burke, located at 9002 Burke Lake Road. Candidates for the House of Delegates from the Braddock District and candidates for Fairfax County Sheriff are expected to attend. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area.
  3. Burke Centre Library will host a book sale this week starting on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Burke Centre Library. Details here.
  4. The Burke Historical Society's next general meeting is Sunday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. at the Heatherwood Retirement Community, located at 9642 Burke Lake Rd. During the meeting, Mary Lipsey, a BHS member, will discuss her new book, A Christmas Flight: Aviation Pioneer, Dr. William Christmas.
  5. The Fairfax County School Board will host an Education Summit at Edison High School in Alexandria, located at 5801 Franconia Rd. on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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