5 Things to Know Today in Mount Vernon

Check out these five newsworthy tidbits to know today.


  • Fort Belvoir is hosting  on the Fourth of July from 5pm to 10pm. The free event with fireworks and live music is open to eligible MWR patrons.
  • The  offers storytelling sessions for children ages 3 to 8 on Saturdays and Sundays. The new theme for July is 'Independence.'
  • Every month three local Roy Rogers Restaurants donate to charity a portion of the sale when you purchase a party pack of 8, 12, 16, 20 or 50 piece chicken. The charity for July is Good Shepherd Housing.
  • Today is the 182nd day of the year. There are 183 days left in 2011.
  • 'NBA lockout' has been a popular search term according to Google Trends because the NBA's collective bargaining agreement expired today and the owners have instituted a lockout.


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