The 23rd Annual Oktoberfest takes place on Fort Belvoir’s Fremont Field, today through Oct. 6. Oktoberfest features an exciting carnival, Volksmarch 5k/10K Walk, a German market, and much more. For more info, including event times, visit belvoir.armymwr.com.
Play Mornings with Army Community Service
The next Play Morning, toddler to 5 years old, is Friday, 10 a.m.-noon., at Specker Field House. No registration is required. For more, call 703-805-2693.
Springfield Farmer’s Market is Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Springfield Towne Center. For more information, call 703-971-3000.
Haunted Trail at Workhouse Arts Center
Workhouse Arts Center presents their 2019 Haunted Trail – Breakout! Friday-Sunday, 7 p.m. at the Workhouse campus, built on the grounds of the abandoned DC Department of Corrections Lorton Reformatory. They will debut a redesigned trail, spookier scenes and stories, real prison cells, and creepy characters. Call 703-584-2900 for more.
Army Warrant Officers meeting
The Lord Fairfax Silver Chapter, USAWOA, will hold a no host breakfast/chapter meeting at 1018 Lafayette St., Fredericksburg, Saturday at 8 a.m. This is prior to the chapter Fredericksburg Battlefield Tour at 10 a.m. For more, call 918-857-8338.
Wine Tasting Trips
The Community Center sponsors Wine Tasting Trips visiting three of Virginia’s finest vineyards: Pearmud Cellars, Barrel Oak Winery, and the Winery at Bull Run. The last trip is Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and trip costs $50 per person. For eligibility and more, call 703-805-3714.
Parents’ Night Out
Child and Youth Services offers childcare for an affordable price of $25 per child, so parents can enjoy Parents’ Night Out. The next date is Oct. 12, from 5-10 p.m. For more, call Parent Central Services at 703-805-5555.
Troops to Teachers
Fairfax County Public Schools hosts a Career Switcher Information Session, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 14, at the Willow Oaks Administrative Center, Room 1000A, 8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, 22031. The event will give military veterans, community members and anyone interested a chance to learn about how to become a licensed, Virginia teacher. Parking is available in the parking garage next to building 8270. Registration is limited and is available at the bottom of the school district’s home page, www.fcps.edu.
Hire Vets Now is hosting a networking reception for transitioning Service members, Oct. 17 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Spates Community Club, 214 McNair Rd., suite 407, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Register at www.vachamber.com/hirevetsoct17. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art of Marriage
Come join us for a 6-week marriage enrichment small group study, The Art of Marriage, Sundays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Woodlawn Chapel. Childcare (up to age 11), dinner, and study materials are provided for free. Register now with a text to Keith Morgan (Chapel Next) at 703-785-9333.
After the Storm
This free two-part workshop helps couples who have experienced, or are currently experiencing, infidelity in their relationship learn how to find closure or how to heal in their relationship. Series 1: Oct. 17 and 23. Eligible participants include active duty, retirees, their families, and DoD Civilians. Register by calling 571-231-7018.
Federal Resume Workshop
National Capital Region Military Spouse Network will host a Federal Resume Writing Workshop, 5940 9th St., Fort Belvoir, Nov. 5, 7-9 p.m., Fort Belvoir. For more, go to email@example.com
New York City Day Trips
Leisure Travel Services provides day trips to New York City, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14. Patrons are guaranteed six hours of free time on the ground to tour the “Big Apple.” The cost is $60 per person and reservations are required. For more, call 703-805-3714.
Need a phone number?
Looking for a phone number to a DoD facility on Fort Belvoir or other bases and posts in the National Capital Region? Call the NCR Operator at 703-545-6700.
Fort Belvoir Jewish Congregation
High Holy Day service schedule
Fort Belvoir’s Jewish Congregation has announced the service schedule for the upcoming High Holy Days. All events are at Belvoir Chapel.
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Kol Nidre, 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Yom Kippur, 10 a.m.
Mincha/Neilah, 5:45 p.m.
Break the Fast, 7:50 p.m.