Category Archives: Special Events

Senior Parties Can Be Addictive – By Michele Quander-Collins

That’s according to the website.  And, we’re counting on it!  The Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting three parties for seniors this spring.  Why three you ask?  Well, again, according to the “seniors live it up” website, “They (the parties) become a treasure-trove of priceless humor, great fun, terrific friendships, libraries of photo […]

October 11 Luncheon Celebrates Community Center Members – By Michele Quander-Collins

The Department of Parks and Recreation is about to launch its monthly membership special.  During September (Healthy Aging Month), we’re offering a free one-week Visitor’s Pass giving seniors (65+) an opportunity to explore all of the features, activities and programs offered at the Manassas Park Community Center (MPCC).  Seniors can pick up their free pass […]

Family-Focused Recreational Opportunities – By Michele Quander-Collins

According to a recent article in one of the professional association journals, Parks and Recreation departments “…could better serve communities with family-focused programming.”  If you look through our Fall/Winter Mosaic (program directory), you’ll find plenty of activities for children, teenagers, adults, seniors, and even families. Admittedly, programming for families presents a challenge because members have different […]