Weekend Planner: Sport Health, Ice Cream and Family History
Check out some events this weekend in Woodbridge, Manassas and Dale City.
What/When: Youth Sports Health & Safety Symposium, Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Prince William Campus, George Mason University, 10900 University Blvd., Manassas, VA
Why go: This seminar is designed for league administrators, coaches, officials, team moms and parents. The featured speaker is Chris Nowinski of Spotsrts Legacy Institute. Topics include heat illness, nutrition in sports, and concussion prevention, among others.
What/When: Community Summer Jam, Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m.
Where: Gar-Field Senior High School, 14000 Smoketown Rd, Woodbridge,VA
Why go: Enjoy a day of family fun with food, local vendors, health screenings, live entertainment, artist showcase and youth activities.
What/When: 2nd Annual Hike for the Cause, Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m.
Where: Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K Ludwig Dr, Woodbridge, VA
Why go: Join in the fight against breast cancer as the park hosts its 2nd Annual Hike for the Cause to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (http://www.stayclassy.org/fundraise?fcid=121459). There will be activity tables, prizes from local sponsors, and informational tables about the cause.
What/When: Family History Day at Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge, Saturday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Why go: Play the games that children played before there were batteries. Learn how to play graces, hoops and sticks, 19th century rules baseball, skin the snake, and many more.
Pricing: $7 per person, children younger than 6 free
What/When: Ice Cream social, Harris Pavilion, Manassas, Sunday from 3 to 4:30 p.m.