Online College Prep Workshop for Actors

Thinking about going to college for acting or getting ready for those college auditions? There’s so much information out there but where do you start? ARTfactory’s college prep workshop for actors will help get you started!

This workshop is held online with a LIVE instructor. Mimi Robinson, who works with the Broadway Artists Alliance in NYC, will discuss the types of degrees available to performers, how to create a “smart list” of schools, what prescreens are and how to tackle them, material selection, and other requirements for getting through college auditions. It will be followed with a “mock audition” in the second class.

First class begins THIS SATURDAY! Open to ages 15-20. Register by visiting calling 703-330-2787.

The ARTfactory is excited to share with you a LIVE online workshop in watercolor painting with Mike Flynn!

May 26, 27, 28 from 10:30am-11:15am (Tue-Thu). Open to ages 15-Adult. Register here.

Three mini lessons focused on one complete painting taught by live demonstration. Enjoy a clear view of the instructor’s hand working through techniques step-by-step. Students may paint along with Mike, ask questions, share feedback, and socialize through art and creativity! We will finish with a follow-up meeting to share finished artwork and receive helpful feedback. Register early to allow yourself time to obtain your supplies. Supply list can be found on the registration page of the workshop.

All online classes are offered with a live instructor and limited class size to provide an engaging learning environment for all participants. Online classes are presented using Zoom, so please download Zoom to an online device prior to class.

Humanity First Food Pantry at Masroor Mosque will have next food distribution on Sunday, April 19 between 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, at Masroor Mosque, 5640 Hoadly Road, Manassas, 20112.

Orders must be submitted online by 5:00 PM, Friday, April 17 via the following link:

Masroor Mosque – Food Pantry


What’s Up, Doc?

 An all-female panel discussion and Q&A with six local experts about women’s healthcare needs in 2020.

The Panel will include:

Heidi D. Rafferty, MD

Breast Surgeon Dr. Rafferty specializes in comprehensive breast health management, treatment of and lifetime
follow- up for breast cancer patients, management of high-risk breast tissue and genetic testing.

Jennifer N. An, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist Dr. An enjoys caring for and supporting women in their healthcare needs at all stages of life. She has particular interest in obstetrics, family planning and bleeding problems.

Karyn L. O’Brien, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist and Novant Health UVA Health System Senior Director for Behavioral Health and Diversity and Inclusion Dr. O’Brien believes that a trusted behavioral health specialist can be an essential addition to a woman’s care team.

Janet L. Breslin, FNP-BC

Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner Janet Breslin focuses on women’s health, adolescents and diabetes. She looks not only at treatment of the disease but also prevention and overall patient wellness.

Aysha Arshad, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center Electrophysiology Lab Director Dr. Arshad is passionate about women’s heart health and helps treat the unique heart health needs of area women.

Rabia Arshad, MD, FACC

Non-invasive Cardiologist Dr. Arshad’s specific field of interest is in cardiac imaging. She believes that preventative care is essential to early detection of heart disease, which is the number one killer of women.


Join the Iota Epsilon Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, as we host our 2020 Annual YoutJoin the Iota Epsilon Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, as we host our 2020 Annual Youth Symposium “Elevating Our Youth: Civically, Socially and Physically”

Saturday, March 14, 2020 Fred Lynn Middle School. Woodbridge, VA 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Symposium is just one initiative of our national signature program, Project Reassurance, which has incorporated the theme of “H3: It’s All About Me – Healthy Choices, Healthy Living, Healthy Generations.”

We live in a time in which protecting our youth is imperative to survival. Equipping the youth with the skills and competencies to not only advocate for themselves but also their peers is important. For parents and guardians, it is important to know and understand what affects the youth, and to be able to support and advocate on their behalf is also important. The goal of the symposium is to create dialogue, have opportunities for youth to connect to community resources, and to provide inspiration for making positive and long-last change.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., is a non-profit organization with the aim to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and the education of youth are hallmarks of the organization’s programs and activities.



On Friday April 3rd from 9 am to 5 pm, you can stop by the church and pick up some palm fronds in the container by the office entrance. Take enough for your entire family. Use them for the palm processional at home on Sunday when you go online to worship from home. We’ll also be including instructions for folding the fronds into a cross for those that might be interested.

Monday through Thursday: NOON-2pm, 6-8pm
Good Friday: NOON- 2pm, 7-10pm.
Holy Saturday: NOON-4pm.

Devotional Meditation
Pastor or Bonnie will be there.
Soft music may be playing.
Devotional pages will be available.
Use the main entrance (double doors),
sit far apart (pews have been scrubbed clean!).
Stay as long as you need.

Don’t miss your chance to sign up for the thrilling production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. with Pied Piper Theatre! (Open to ages 10-18). Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. Tevye wishes to keep his daughters on the path of tradition, and protect them from the changing world around them.

Fiddler on the Roof, Jr. rehearsals will be at Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge from July 27-August 15 from 9am-3pm, Mondays-Fridays with the *final performance Saturday, August 15 at 7pm at Gar-Field. All actors should plan to be available for rehearsals and the final performance. Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is directed by Kelly Glyptis from the Broadway National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof. Space is limited, so sign up today at Members of the ARTfactory save 15% off tuition-that’s almost $70 off!

Pied Piper Theatre’s production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl with book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Presented on the New York Stage by Harold Prince, entire original production directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins. It is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Sign Up & Order book by April 23:
Leslie Mejia, 703-980-8176 or
(include your name, email, & phone #)

First chapters to read will be sent out 2 weeks before May 7.
The book club will be done through ZOOM and instructions will be emailed to you.
Book an be ordered thru

Book Synopsis: Listen in on a conversation between two people having an open and candid discussion about the cross.

Email Pastor Mark at for more information.

Book can be purchased from

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