Weekend Planner: Hike for a Cause, Football & Colonial Games
Want ideas for how to get out of the house this weekend? Woodbridge Patch is here to help with your weekend planner.
Where/When: Independent Hill Sports Complex 14811 Dumfries Rd, Saturday Aug. 6, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: American Pride Youth Football, serving Dale City, Woodbridge, Occoquan, Lake Ridge, Manassas, Dumfries and Triangle, is holding walk up registration for youth football ages 7-16 and Cheerleading ages 5-16.
Pricing: Registration prices vary. Visit the website for more information.
Where/When: Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K Ludwig Dr, Saturday Aug. 6, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Why Go: Come out to the Visitor Center at Leesylvania State Park for a four mile hike to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Enjoy activity tables, prizes from local sponsors, and informational tables about the cause after your hike.
Pricing: $25 per person.
3. Water Day
Where/When: Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Saturday Aug. 6, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Escape the summer heat and enjoy fun water games at Potomac Community Library. Be sure to wear a swimsuit or clothes you don't mind getting wet, and every participant must wear shoes (sneakers, sandals, or flip flops). Don't forget to bring a towel and sunscreen. There is a 60 person limit for this event.
Pricing: Free, but every participant must have a ticket.
Where/When: Sean T. Connaughton Community Plaza, 1 County Complex Ct, Saturday Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Come out for a performance by the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra. Be sure to bring a blanket and chairs and enjoy this musician-run orchestra.
Where/When: Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K Ludwig Dr, Saturday Aug. 6, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Why Go: Come to the Leesylvania State Park Visitor Center to see the kinds of games children played during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Participants will be able to play a few innings of Town Ball, race hoops, and play a game called Graces. This is a great event for children ages 4-years-old and up.