Since last month, Arlington County has been asking residents to tell their story for a new initiative that seeks to “celebrate Arlington’s rich cultural diversity through a variety of events, celebrations, and story-telling.”
While the Tell Arlington’s Story web site has more than a dozen video interviews with local folks who have personal tales to tell, on Tuesday you can see some of the stories in person. Third- and fourth-generation African American residents will be sharing their stories at the Arlington Central Library auditorium.
The event will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Storytellers include Mattie Walker, one-time teacher at the old Hoffman-Boston school and former Arlington Education Association President; Kline Price, the grandson of Charles Drew; and Kenny James, Yorktown high graduate and Arlington parks department employee.
The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the storytellers and to share their own stories.
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15 year old Australian Shepherd went missing from her yard in Waycroft-Woodlawn on the evening of August 8.
A pet tracker hasn’t been able to find her, and despite roaming in a busy area, there have been no reported sightings. She is microchipped, and her information is up to date. It’s most likely someone has picked her up. If found, or if there is any information, please contact the Animal Welfare League of Arlington or her owner at 571-510-0508 or [email protected]. If spotted, please don’t approach or call to her, but take a picture and call her owner.
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