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City of Fairfax Government Welcome to the official page of the City of Fairfax, Virginia!
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The City of Fairfax is an independent city centrally located in Northern Virginia.

George Mason University
02/23/2020
George Mason University

George Mason University

Graduate student Bobbi Bowman has spent long hours in libraries and courthouses and slowly uncovered her great-great-grandfather’s struggle between freedom and slavery. Learn more about her research >> https://fal.cn/36Fcw

City of Fairfax Commission for Women
02/23/2020

City of Fairfax Commission for Women

Join the Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources in celebrating Women's History Month at 2pm, March 8, 2020 @ City Hall with a FREE Kate Campbell Stevenson's show about how women won the vote.

Fairfax City Economic Development Authority
02/23/2020

Fairfax City Economic Development Authority

Are you excited for this year? Because we are! Rock the Block is coming back, but bigger than ever. We will be celebrating the fourth Friday of every month from May to October with discounts from businesses all around the city with participating businesses offering their discounts for the entire 2020 Rock the Block season. Meaning, for the 4th Friday of every month from May-October, discounts will be rocking.
In order to receive Rock the Block discounts, you must pick up a wristband and map at the concert. The wristband will let the participating businesses know to apply their Rock the Block discount!

#FairfaxCity #FairfaxCityRocktheBlock

City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts
02/23/2020

City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts

City Of Fairfax Commission on the Arts is introducing the new Literary Prize! Open to Fairfax City junior and senior high school students. Please see attachment for details.

City of Fairfax Schools
02/23/2020

City of Fairfax Schools

Mark your calendars for this free event! Fairfax Academy Dance presents a concert to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. No tickets required, donations appreciated. Tomorrow - February 23 6:00 at Fairfax High School.

City of Fairfax Fire Department
02/22/2020

City of Fairfax Fire Department

February is Earthquake Awareness Month! Earthquakes can happen anytime, anywhere.

Check out emergency management on the city’s web page on what to do before, during and after earthquakes. https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/emergency-management

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#EarthquakeAwarenessMonth
#DropCoverHoldOn
#EarthquakeAwareness

02/21/2020

Got weekend plans? Give us 90 seconds: #FairfaxCityMinute will make sure you don't miss any cool events!

If it's fun, you'll find it here: #movies #music #history #MasonHC20 #homecoming & more!

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#LiveLifeConnected
#LionKing #Disney
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George Mason University
George Mason University Alumni Association
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George Mason Athletics Community Relations

02/20/2020

How do you picture your weekend? Will you hang out with the King of the Jungle, the Patriots, the Band?

In #FairfaxCity, you can do all that — and then some! Check out the #FairfaxCityMinute to find out what's on tap.

Have a great weekend — and please SHARE!
#LiveLifeConnected
#ROAR #LionKing #Disney
#MasonHC20 #MasonNation
#MainStreetCommunityBand
Fairfax City Parks and Recreation
City of Fairfax Band Association
George Mason University
George Mason University Alumni Association
Britepaths George Mason Athletics

Reminder: Today's scheduled road closure on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road in Old Town Fairfax has been postponed.A new dat...
02/20/2020

Reminder:

Today's scheduled road closure on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road in Old Town Fairfax has been postponed.

A new date will be announced in the future.

Information: http://fairfaxva.gov
City of Fairfax Police Department
City of Fairfax Fire Department

Tomorrow's scheduled road closure on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road in Old Town Fairfax has been postponed.A new date will ...
02/19/2020

Tomorrow's scheduled road closure on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road in Old Town Fairfax has been postponed.

A new date will be announced in the future.

Information: fairfaxva.gov

It's on, today (2/19) and tomorrow:9 am to 3 pm Feb. 19 & Feb. 20Temporary road closures on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road ...
02/19/2020

It's on, today (2/19) and tomorrow:

9 am to 3 pm
Feb. 19 & Feb. 20
Temporary road closures on Route 123/Chain Bridge Road between Whitehead Street and Kenmore Drive —

Both NB & SB Chain Bridge Road will be detoured; please see the map below.

CUE Bus routes will be affected, so please visit the city website for details: http://ow.ly/2Ay250y261V

The scheduled work is subject to change, so please stay abreast of city news for project updates: visit the city website, and sign up for Fairfax City Alert for scheduled (and unscheduled) road construction and closures.

This road closure is part of the Rust Curve sidewalk project: rt123sidewalk.com

City of Fairfax Police Department
City of Fairfax Fire Department

And please SHARE. #RustCurve #LiveLifeConnected #ChainBridgeRoad #Route123

FYI:As part of the Rust Curve sidewalk project, city contractors have scheduled temporary road closures with detours on ...
02/18/2020

FYI:

As part of the Rust Curve sidewalk project, city contractors have scheduled temporary road closures with detours on NB & SB Chain Bridge Road:
9 am to 3 pm
Feb. 19 & Feb. 20

CUE Bus routes will be affected, so please visit the city website for details: http://ow.ly/2Ay250y261V

The scheduled work is subject to change, so please stay abreast of city news for project updates: visit the city website, and sign up for Fairfax City Alert for scheduled (and unscheduled) road construction and closures.

City of Fairfax Police Department
City of Fairfax Fire Department

And please SHARE. #RustCurve #LiveLifeConnected #ChainBridgeRoad #Route123

Fairfax City refuse & recycling customers: on Tues. 2/18, Mon & Tues routes are collected.Yard waste collection may be d...
02/18/2020

Fairfax City refuse & recycling customers: on Tues. 2/18, Mon & Tues routes are collected.

Yard waste collection may be delayed citywide this week due to the holiday schedule — so pleas leave items at the curb until they're collected.

Information: fairfaxva.gov

Thank you!

Today, Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of George Washington's Day (including DMV Select service...
02/17/2020

Today, Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of George Washington's Day (including DMV Select services).

Refuse & recycling are not collected today — Monday & Tuesday routes will be collected tomorrow, February 18.

Find a complete list of city government holiday closures and service schedules on the city website: fairfaxva.gov .

City of Fairfax Commission for Women
02/17/2020

City of Fairfax Commission for Women

Please join the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services and Community Center staff as they seek to increase services and programs for adults.

When? February 20, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where? James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd. #101, Falls Church, VA 22042

At this symposium, attendees will:
Network with Community based organizations and Fairfax County Departments and Agencies.
Learn about the community centers.
Discover new ways to impact residents through partnerships.
Learn how to access space for programs.
Discover opportunities to expand programs for adults 25 and older.

Fairfax County Environment
02/17/2020

Fairfax County Environment

Good news! City of Fairfax Government has joined the Purple Can Club! A purple, glass-only recycling container is now available at the William J. Burkholder Administrative Center, located at 10700 Page Avenue, Fairfax. With your help, we've collected five million pounds of glass so far. Thank you for helping us improve glass recycling in Northern Virginia. Keep crushing it!

City of Fairfax Sustainability
02/17/2020

City of Fairfax Sustainability

Send love to the environment this Valentines Day ❤️

Compost your cut flowers, chocolate covered strawberry tops and any food scraps at the composting center 🌹 🍓

Recycle any wine or champagne bottles at the NEW purple can glass drop off container on 10700 Page Ave 🍾

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
02/17/2020

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

It was terrific welcoming filmmaker Robin Hamilton to Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center to show her film "Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell" for our Second Sunday program. Thanks to all the attendees! (Photo courtesy Chris Cohen)

City of Fairfax Police Department
02/17/2020

City of Fairfax Police Department

Even with all the rain we still had time to celebrate a newer officer’s birthday!! Happy belated Birthday Ofc. Darrow and yes, we had him keep the balloon with him inside the station!

Have a safe night everyone!

#weAREtheCityofFairfaxPD!
#wehaveTHEbestcommunity!

City of Fairfax Fire Department
02/17/2020

City of Fairfax Fire Department

A Flash flood is a sudden violent flood that can affect you in minutes. So what's the difference between a watch and a warning?

🌊 Warning: Take action. Flash flood is imminent, get to high ground.

🌧 Watch: Stay alert. Weather conditions are favorable.

Stay safe!

#WatchVsWarning
#ItsRainingOutToday
#TurnAroundDontDrown

Fairfax City refuse and recycling customers, just a quick reminder about holiday refuse/recycling collection services:Fe...
02/16/2020

Fairfax City refuse and recycling customers, just a quick reminder about holiday refuse/recycling collection services:

February 17: no collection
February 18: Monday & Tuesday routes collected

Yard waste may not picked up on your regular collection day — but never fear: we're on the case! Collection may be delayed throughout the city during the week of February 17 due to the holiday schedule. Please leave items at the curb so they can be collected.

Need more information? Visit fairfaxva.gov - thank you!

It's TODAY!Meet the next love of your life at the animal adoption event from 11 am to 2 pm today at @petsuppliesplus in ...
02/15/2020

It's TODAY!

Meet the next love of your life at the animal adoption event from 11 am to 2 pm today at @petsuppliesplus in Fairfax City.

Come see the #cats , #dogs & #kittens looking for their furever family. And bring a friend (or three)!

Information: fairfaxva.gov

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Pets Bring Joy Rescue
#LiveLifeConnected
#adoptdontshop
#lookathatface
#puppydogeyes
#rescue #animaladoption
#rescuepetsarethebest
#youhadmeatwoof

02/14/2020

Happy Valentine's Day & welcome to the weekend!

Whether it's catching tonight's #ValentinesDay #concert by Craig Gildner Trio in #OldTownHall or celebrating George Mason University #homecoming20 , there's something fun to do in #FairfaxCity!

Watch this week's FairfaxCityMinute to get the lowdown on what's going on this holiday weekend!

Plus, got questions about city services, like glass recycling or government closures? We've got you covered there, too!

Please SHARE — and we'll see you around town.
#LiveLifeConnected #OldTownHallPerformanceSeries #MasonHC20 #MasonHomecoming20 #animaladoption #adoptdontshop #dogs #cats #kittens

This weekend, be prepared to fall in love! Meet the furry and fabulous #dogs , #cats and #kittens available for adoption...
02/14/2020

This weekend, be prepared to fall in love!

Meet the furry and fabulous #dogs , #cats and #kittens available for adoption at Fairfax City's #animal adoption event to be held from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, February 15 at Pet Supplies Plus in Fairfax City.

Can't wait? Don't wait: visit the city website and see who's available for #adoption NOW, and make an appointment to meet them! Information: fairfaxva.gov

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#LiveLifeConnected
#adoptdontshop
#lookathatface
#puppydogeyes
#rescue #animaladoption
#rescuepetsarethebest
#youhadmeatwoof

02/13/2020

What's going on in #FairfaxCity this weekend? Well, it starts with a #ValentinesDay #concert & just gets better from there!

In the #FairfaxCityMinute , get the full scoop on events, activities & holiday services.

Thanks for watching, and please SHARE!

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#MasonHomecoming20 #MasonNation #MasonHC
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#OldTownHallPerformanceSeries
#PurpleCanClub #glassrecycling
#holiday
#AnimalAdoption #adoptdontshop

City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter
02/13/2020

City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter

Mark your calendar:On February 17, Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of George Washington's Day (...
02/13/2020

Mark your calendar:

On February 17, Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of George Washington's Day (including DMV Select services).

Refuse & recycling are not collected February 17. Monday & Tuesday refuse & recycling routes will be collected on Tuesday, February 18.

Please note: there may be a delay in yard waste collection throughout the city during the week of February 17, so please leave items at the curb until they are collected. We will collect yard waste as soon as possible the week of Feb. 17-21. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Need to know more? Check out the city government services holiday schedule on the city website at http://ow.ly/Rhni50ylF27 .

Reminder: #Rt123 #ChainBridgeRoad temporary road closure  has been postponed to next week, Feb. 19 and 20. Information: ...
02/13/2020

Reminder: #Rt123 #ChainBridgeRoad temporary road closure has been postponed to next week, Feb. 19 and 20. Information: http://ow.ly/CTRK50yjAOH - and thanks for your patience.

City of Fairfax Fire Department
City of Fairfax Police Department

#LiveLifeConnected #RustCurve #RustCurveFXVA
#raindelay #rain #CUEBus

Reminder: #Rt123 #ChainBridgeRoad temporary road closure  has been postponed to next week, Feb. 19 and 20. Information: ...
02/12/2020

Reminder: #Rt123 #ChainBridgeRoad temporary road closure has been postponed to next week, Feb. 19 and 20. Information: http://ow.ly/CTRK50yjAOH - and thanks for your patience.

City of Fairfax Fire Department
City of Fairfax Police Department

#LiveLifeConnected #RustCurve #RustCurveFXVA
#raindelay #rain #CUEBus

POSTPONED (again)!Due to inclement weather, the Route 123/Chain Bridge Road temporary road closures have been postponed ...
02/11/2020

POSTPONED (again)!

Due to inclement weather, the Route 123/Chain Bridge Road temporary road closures have been postponed to:

FEBRUARY 19, 9 am to 3 pm
FEBRUARY 20, 9 am to 3 pm

Please visit the city website for details: fairfaxva.gov

Sign up for Fairfax City Alert for scheduled (and unscheduled) road construction and closures.

City of Fairfax Fire Department
City of Fairfax Police Department

Please SHARE. #RustCurve #LiveLifeConnected #ChainBridgeRoad #Route123 #ChainBridgeRoadSidewalkProject

Tonight's (2/11) City Council meeting begins at 7 pm. To view the agenda or video: From the city website homepage, click...
02/11/2020

Tonight's (2/11) City Council meeting begins at 7 pm.

To view the agenda or video: From the city website homepage, click on "City Meetings" or visit http://ow.ly/9l3M50xTpZI

Make your comments part of the meeting record via Connect2FairfaxCity. Info: Fairfaxva.gov

VirginiaDMV
02/11/2020

VirginiaDMV

We get lots of questions about name changes & #REALID. Since #WorldMarriageDay was yesterday, we thought we'd clear up some confusion...

A marriage certificate (certified doc from city/county) is required as a #REALID proof doc, not a marriage license (signed by the officiant).

Fairfax County Health Department
02/11/2020

Fairfax County Health Department

The #measles virus can live for up to 2 hours on a surface or in airspace where an infected person coughed or sneezed. See the full #Infographic: http://bit.ly/2GVdZDc

Virginia Department of Health
02/11/2020

Virginia Department of Health

Remember these important tips to help prevent respiratory viruses.

Mark your calendar:As part of the Rust Curve sidewalk project, city contractors have scheduled temporary road closures w...
02/10/2020

Mark your calendar:

As part of the Rust Curve sidewalk project, city contractors have scheduled temporary road closures with detours on NB & SB Chain Bridge Road:
9 am to 3 pm
Feb. 12 & Feb. 13

CUE Bus routes will be affected, so please visit the city website for details: http://ow.ly/2Ay250y261V

The scheduled work is subject to change, so please stay abreast of city news for project updates: visit the city website, and sign up for Fairfax City Alert for scheduled (and unscheduled) road construction and closures.

And please SHARE.

City of Fairfax Fire Department
City of Fairfax Police Department

#RustCurve #LiveLifeConnected #ChainBridgeRoad #Route123

City of Fairfax Police Department
02/10/2020

City of Fairfax Police Department

Officer Lewis and our background Detectives are at Ferrum College in Ferrum, Virginia recruiting Police Officers to serve your community. If you, or someone you know, is in the area - come say hello!

Today, from 9 am to 4 pm only: full VirginiaDMV service in front of #FairfaxCityHall!Got questions about #DMV services o...
02/10/2020

Today, from 9 am to 4 pm only: full VirginiaDMV service in front of #FairfaxCityHall!

Got questions about #DMV services or #DMV2Go services? Please click here: http://ow.ly/uIWv50yejjP

Tonight's (2/10) Planning Commission meeting begins at 7 pm. To view agenda, video: from city homepage, click on "City M...
02/10/2020

Tonight's (2/10) Planning Commission meeting begins at 7 pm.
To view agenda, video: from city homepage, click on "City Meetings," or click here: http://ow.ly/Enuc50xTpXQ

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response
02/10/2020

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

Effective handwashing is a practical skill that you can easily learn, teach to others, and practice every day to #PrepYourHealth for a disaster or other health emergency. It takes around 20 seconds and can be done in five simple steps: http://ow.ly/U8BD30qfSqx

Fairfax County Health Department
02/10/2020

Fairfax County Health Department

#DYK: #measles is so contagious that if one person has it, up to 90% of the people around him or her will also become infected if they are not protected. http://bit.ly/2UwGYVI

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response
02/10/2020

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

Is it a cold or the flu? What’s the difference? In general, flu is worse than the common cold and symptoms are more intense. Learn to identify common flu signs in yourself and others: http://ow.ly/Yf8030qbJZQ #PrepYourHealth #FightFlu

Need full-service #DMV? Look no further than DMV2Go, the Virginia DMV Office-on-Wheels coming to #FairfaxCityHall Feb. 1...
02/09/2020

Need full-service #DMV? Look no further than DMV2Go, the Virginia DMV Office-on-Wheels coming to #FairfaxCityHall Feb. 10!

(Don't need full service? #DMVSelect will be open for business inside City Hall.)

Please contact VirginiaDMV or visit the #DMV2Go web page if you have question about #DMV2Go or DMV-related services: http://ow.ly/hVsr50yeiIx

Address

10455 Armstrong Street
Fairfax, VA
22030

Accessible by public transit, including CUE Bus, Metrorail/Metrobus, Fairfax Connector and Mason Shuttle.

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 385-7855

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