It is the many behind-the-scenes Woman's Club volunteers who come together to make the Independence Day Parade, the Halloween Parade, the Easter Egg Hunt, and the House Tour fundraiser events memorable for Lake Barcroft families and their friends every year.

Lake Barcroft Events

for ⁠2021-2022

⁠Independence Day Parade, Sunday, July 4

Halloween Parade, Sunday, October 31

Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 16

House Tour Fundraiser, Sunday, May 1

Event updates will be posted below, announced on LakeLink, LB Facebook Page and in the Lake Barcroft Newsletter. Membership-specific information will be posted under Members Only which requires members to login to access.

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Sunday, October 31, 2021

from Beach 5 to Beach 3

--⁠ Rain or Shine --

⁠Come one, come all to the October 31st Halloween Parade!

⁠Participate or spectate . . . come see your neighbors in costume or not and join in the Halloween spirit.

Assembly time is 1:45 p.m. at Beach 5 and starts promptly at 2 p.m.

The parade marches down Waterway Drive with a police siren blasting and a fire truck leading the way. The Justic High School Band follows along playing and marching; children wearing Halloween costumes march behind; parents pull babies in wagons and strollers; some adults in costume stroll by; a police car pulls up the rear until the parade reaches Beach 3.

No tricks, just treats await parade goers at Beach 3! Enjoy lemonade, water, and homemade cookies from the Woman's Club best bakers! LBWC Members: Please login and go to Members Only to sign up to provide cookies.

⁠We gratefully thank Jeannie Meyer and Eliana Turina who organize the Lake Barcroft community parades and refreshments on behalf of the Woman's Club every year! When you see Jeannie and Eliana, tell them how much these events mean to you, your family and neighbors. They would love to hear from you!

Independence Day Parade, Sunday, July 4, 2021, from Beach 5 to Beach 3

⁠On a bright, sunny day, many donned in red, white and blue came to celebrate our nation's historic day! Much appreciation goes to LBWC Community Events Chair Jeannie Meyer who brought the Lake Barcroft Kazoo Band, Bailey's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department and the Fairfax County Police to lead the parade!

In stars and stripes tradition, many families joined in waving flags provided by Alison Oleson as we walked together with music and celebratory cheers down Waterway Drive to Beach 3. 

We concluded the parade by enjoying tasty cookies and refreshing lemonade together. Many thanks to refreshments organizer Eliana Turina and the many volunteers who brought and/or served cookies and lemonade for all to partake at Beach 3. They were:

Jennifer Beggs, Dottie Bennett, Elizabeth Berry, Merri Brown, Char Buss, Roxanna Douglas, Laura Fox, Joyce Grand, Linda Haake, Judy Hilton, Sue Jewett, Janet Kerley, Debra Lee, Lark Lovering, Peggy Morrison, Anne O'Neil, Adele Neuberg, Mary O'Donnell, Kathy Price, Jan Rasgus, Millie Schreiber, Karin Sebolka, Nomi Taslitt, Carol Tether, Joanne Wagner, Diane Weeks and Cathy Williams.

⁠Photos by George McLennan unless otherwise noted.

Many thanks go to LBWC Community Events Chair Jeannie Meyer and Refreshments Coordinator Eliana Turina for organizing a joyous celebration!

⁠The musical band of the Meyer family and friends

Lake Barcroft Kazoo Band

⁠Volunteers Millie Schreiber, Joyce Grand, Eliana Turina, Marie France Smith, LBWC co-president Kathy Utgoff, Adele Neuberg, and Debra Lee at one of the Beach 3 refreshments tables. Photo by Andrea Fus

LBA President Michael Montfort

Carol Donlan with granddaughters Ellie and Reese and friend Ruth Adelman. 

⁠The Akpati family

⁠Parade walkers on Waterway Drive. Photo by Kathy Utgoff

Jim Sebolka and Sammy Guy