With Halloween in the air, the third running of the Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k and Scarecrow Sprint Fun Run will take place at One Loudoun in Ashburn on Saturday, Oct. 25, with a 4 p.m. start time. The event will center on the spooktacular theme of Halloween and incorporate a costume contest, a haunted 3.1 mile course pre-HYPE party starting at 2, fun for the kids and more.
The Virginia Department of Education has developed a new guide for military families with children in special education. The 16-page guide provides information and answers to questions that military families with school-aged children might have about special education programs in Virginia public schools.
Mount Vernon welcomes the autumn season with Fall Harvest Family Days, Oct. 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The entire family will enjoy autumn activities including horse-drawn wagon rides, wheat treading in the 16-sided barn, a straw bale maze, early-American games and demonstrations.
Four college students in North Carolina have invented a nail polish that changes color if it comes in contact with drugs commonly used to render a person helpless in order to rape him or her: Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. But there’s been a backlash against the product — from women.