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Swim team at the Dominion Hills Pool on June 14, 2014

Arlington’s Last Segregated Class Marks Anniversary — The last class that attended segregated, all-black schools in Arlington from start to finish celebrated its 50th reunion over the weekend. The class graduated from Hoffman-Boston High School in 1964. [Washington Post]

Summer Swim Season to Start — The Northern Virginia Swimming League will begin its five-week regular season on Saturday. There are four Arlington teams in the NVSL: the Overlee Flying Fish, the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts, the Arlington Forest Tigers and the Dominion Hills Warriors. [InsideNova*]

Local Chef to Host Cable TV Show — David Guas, owner/chef of Bayou Bakery in Courthouse, will host a new series on the Travel Channel this summer. Guas will host “American Grilled,” described as part cross-country roadtrip, part competition “to discover the best and boldest flavors competitors can fire up on their grills.” [Travel Channel]

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Flickr pool photo by Dennis Dimick

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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