Hurry! Register for Prince William Turkey Trot 5k & Mash-Potato Mile

Runner has fun at the 2022 Turkey Trot at Manassa's George Mason campus.

The Prince William Turkey Trot 5K & 1-Mile Mashed Potato Run/Walk is a  fun, family-friendly way to kick off your Thanksgiving Day celebration!

Prince William Parks & Rec. Celebrates Opening of Rollins Ford Park with Ribbon Cutting

Prince William County Officials and local Girl Scouts cut ribbon to celebrate the opening of Rollins Ford Regional Park.

Thirteen years in the making, the distinct destination park provides opportunities for active and passive leisure activities.

OmniRide to Host Transit and Treats, Oct. 28

OmniRide invites families to join them for the Transit and Treats Halloween Bus on October 28 from noon to 4 p.m. The event includes giveaways, snacks, candy, fun activities, and a chance to learn …

Alternative Energy Hatha Yoga

Alternative Energy Hatha is a basic, comprehensive yoga class designed for every body. Build or perfect your practice together as a community and generate the energy you need to give back to your family, your friends, and yourself! This class is …

ARTfactory Rooftop Productions Presents Kinky Boots

Rooftop Productions presents Kinky Boots by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper. Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier …

Larry, the Big Time Broadway Producer

What happens when you combine the writing of Broadway Legend Peter Filichia, the award-winning production team of Triune Entertainment, and an incredible cast of performers that you know and love? Larry, the Big Time Broadway Producer premieres …

Upcycled Flea Market Décor: CE

For adults. Bring a used, shoebox-sized wooden item such as jewelry or treasure box or tabletop drawer. We will work on painting techniques, decoupage, stamping, foiling, chalking, and sanding. Don’t have an item to bring? No problem – …

"Spook-Tacular " halloween themed cupcakes !

Day of the Dead cupcakes

Looking for fun Halloween cupcake ideas? Look inside "From Gina's Kitchen " for cupcakes and more for your Halloween events!

Retro Reverie: Embrace the Timeless Cool of Vintage Sports Apparel

Doesn't mentioning vintage sports clothing immediately bring to mind the iconic Baltimore Bullets basketball team's jersey or the distinctively designed uniforms once worn by the Yankees? Throughout …

Hanukkah celebrations have changed dramatically − but the same is true of Christmas

Candles on a large Hanukkah menorah shine in front of a Christmas tree at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, in 2015. Gregor Fischer/picture alliance via Getty Images Hanukkah is not the Jewish …
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How Americans Plan to Spend and Save this Holiday Season
(NAPSI)—The holidays can bring the pressure to overspend—but you can resist it and still be merry and bright.   What The Gens Are Doing With festivities fast approaching, Rocket Money …
10 different foods used in New Year's Eve traditions and the stories behind them
Stacker compiled a list of 10 foods used in New Year's Eve traditions and their origins, using sources like CNN, TheGrio, and more.
Arizona families celebrate Aflac Holiday Duck each year with neighborhood tradition
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How to Have a Happy & Gut-Healthy Holiday Season
(BPT) - The holiday season is filled with sugar and spice and everything nice — like parties, beloved traditions, festive foods and time with loved ones. And while all of these are things to be …
Yule – a celebration of the return of light and warmth
People gather for Pagan sunrise celebrations in Ireland, on the morning of the winter solstice. Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images Yule will be celebrated by Wiccans and many other Pagans in …
Registered Dietitian Shares Holiday Entertaining Tips
(BPT) - Ready or not, the holiday countdown is on! That means it’s time to haul out the holly and break out the entertaining gear. From tried-and-true recipe ideas, delicious gifts, must-haves …
Walmart+ Hits a High Note with Members Looking to Sleigh the Season
(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but dashing through the snow for parties, plays and presents may have you longing for a silent night. Now a Walmart+ membership is bringing joy …
Brett Eldredge’s Top 10 Holiday Decor Picks
(BPT) - This is it, folks. Platinum-selling recording artist Brett “Mr. Christmas” Eldredge has unwrapped his décor picks for the 2023 holiday season, and it might just be the …
50 coldest cities in America on Christmas
Stacker consulted data from the Climate at a Glance database to uncover which U.S. cities have endured some of the chilliest Christmases.
25 over-the-top Christmas displays from across America
Stacker compiled a list of some of the most over-the-top Christmas displays across America to help get you in the holiday spirit.  
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States where sports betting will be legalized soon

ATS.io mapped sports betting legislation across the country using November 2023 data from the American Gaming Association.

How I identified a probable pen name of Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott took part in a 19th-century literary culture of anonymity and guessing games. Universal Images Group/Getty Images Before Louisa May Alcott published the bestselling “ Little …

Why Franklin, Washington and Lincoln considered American democracy an 'experiment' -- and were unsure if it would survive

Voters in a county election, 1854. Etching by John Sartain after painting by George Caleb Bingham; National Gallery of Art From the time of the founding era to the present day, one of the more common …

Hate crimes are on the rise − but the narrow legal definition makes it hard to charge and convict

A Hasidic man walks past a police patrol car in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images With hate crimes, context is everything, and events outside …

Score Big with This Year’s Top Stocking Stuffers

Score Big with This Year’s Top Stocking Stuffers

(NewsUSA) - The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s time to think about stuffing those stockings. Check out this guide for details on this years can’t miss gifts from Spin …

New England stone walls lie at the intersection of history, archaeology, ecology and geoscience, and deserve a science of their own

A typical New England stone wall in Hebron, Conn. Robert M. Thorson, CC BY-ND The abandoned fieldstone walls of New England are every bit as iconic to the region as lobster pots, town greens, sap …

Holocaust comparisons are over-used -- but in the case of Hamas's Oct. 7 attack on Israel they may reflect more than just the emotional response of a traumatized people
On Oct. 12, a sign in Tel Aviv says in Hebrew, 'No more words,' near candles lit both in memory of those killed in the Hamas massacres and for the hostages taken to the Gaza Strip. Amir Levy/Getty …
How new reports reveal Israeli intelligence underestimated Hamas and other key weaknesses
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, meets with his security cabinet on Oct. 7, 2023, the day of the Hamas attack. Haim Zach (GPO) / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images After the …
Here's how to support transgender youth, according to trans teens
Using resources from The Trevor Project and interviews with trans teens, Stacker explored how adults can best support trans children in their lives.
New vehicle costs are tempering but remain high relative to income
The General used data from Cox Automotive and Moody's Analytics to examine new vehicle affordability over the last decade for American consumers.
These are the people most likely to be burdened by medical debt in the US
Care Better analyzed data from the Kaiser Family Foundation to visualize which groups of Americans are most likely to hold medical debt.
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Why isn't there any sound in space? An astronomer explains why in space no one can hear you scream

Matter in deep space is very spread out, which makes it impossible for any sound waves to travel. NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI Curious Kids is a series for children of all …

How Christmas is celebrated around the world

Stacker dove into some of the ways people celebrate Christmas across the globe. Read on to learn more and gain inspiration for new family traditions.

20 celebrations this holiday season besides Christmas

Stacker compiled a list of fall and winter holidays celebrated all over the world, including religious festivals, ceremonies honoring the change of seasons, and secular events.

The science of procrastination and how to beat it

Wysa researched the psychology behind procrastination, what makes people do it, and how they can work to overcome it.

Tips to Make Holiday Giving Stress-Free

(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year. This means good cheer, festive gatherings, and a fair amount of stress. But there are ways to shop, prepare and get great gifts with ease. …

Unique baby names from the year you were born

Stacker highlighted one of the least-used baby names from each year between 1950 and 2022, using data from the Social Security Administration.

The promise of Suboxone depends on erasing stigma in opioid use disorder treatment

Ophelia analyzed data and studies from the National Institutes of Health to break down the stigmatization of medication-assisted treatment.

Health care inflation remains low as other services continue to spike

Vivian Health used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to examine year-over-year inflation for health care services compared to other services.

10 of the most downloaded mobile games of all time

Gamesville has compiled the 10 most downloaded games for Android devices using data from AppBrain.

The midcentury architecture of the Space Age in 5 essential Googie buildings
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The most unique baby name in your state last year
Stacker found unique baby names from 2022 in the Social Security Administration's baby names database and highlighted one from each state.
Pregnant & Protected: The Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination for Those Who Are Pregnant
(BPT) - COVID-19 is still here this fall and presents a higher risk of severe illness and complications that can affect you and your developing baby. Severe illness can result in admission to an …
Where to find women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ owned businesses to support this holiday season
Flowcode compiled a list of five resources to help discover women-, BIPOC-, and LGBTQ+-owned businesses this holiday season.
The bestselling video game consoles of all time—and dramas behind them
Video game consoles are at the heart of the industry, but which has the all-time best sales? Casino Bonus CA analyzed VGChartz to find out.