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Biden Leads Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery — Vice President Joe Biden laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and gave the keynote speech at the Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Amphitheater on Monday. “Collectively, the generation of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who have served and sacrificed for us are the heart and soul, and I would say, spine, of this nation,” Biden said. The Vice President also visited the cemetery’s section 60, which is the final resting place for troops who have fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Guardsmen Complete 550 Mile Run to Arlington — Two National Guardsmen have completed a three week, 550 mile “resiliency run” from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery. Col. Jack Mosher and Maj. Herbert Brock collectively ran a marathon each day to encourage “the warrior spirit in everyone.” They also documented their experience on the web.

Local Author Finalist in Amazon.com Competition — Patricia McArdle, a retired diplomat and Arlington resident, is one of six finalists for Amazon.com’s Breakthrough Novel Award. More from the Sun Gazette.

Deadline for Absentee Voting — Today is the last day to mail an absentee ballot for the eighth congressional district primary. Republicans Matthew Berry and Patrick Murray are facing off for the right to challenge Democrat Jim Moran in the fall.

Official White House Photo by David Lienemann.

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Statues of Liberty gives thanks this holiday season and grateful for a few things this year.

Happy Thanksgiving, Arlington!

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.

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Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.

Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

Washington-Liberty Annual Holiday Bazaar

Join us Saturday December 3 from 10 to 4 p.m. at W-L High School, for this much anticipated Arlington holiday tradition! We will be featuring over 65 vendors for gift shopping, our student clubs and activities fundraising booths, and food

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