Off-campus and community events for April 15

Looking for ways to lend a helping hand? This week’s events focus on upcoming charitable happenings!

--Put on your running shoes in support of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The 15th Annual Victims’ Rights 5K Run/Walk takes place Friday at noon. Participants meet in front of the Center for the Arts building on Mason’s Fairfax campus. Early registration is online; same day registration available at the event site at 10:30 a.m. For more info visit

--Celebrate Earth Day a few weeks early with the City of Fairfax! Head over to the Fairfax County Government Center Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A schedule of events can be found here.

--Volunteer Fairfax is partnering with Youth Service of America to host the 1st Annual Global Youth Service Day. The event takes place Saturday at various locations throughout Fairfax County. For locations and a detailed schedule, visit Volunteer Fairfax’s website.

--The 5th Annual Walk for Lupus Now event is set for Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Walk route starts near Freedom Plaza in D.C. The event’s website has more details.



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