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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Hosts Twilight Tattoo
Whipple Field (Marshall Drive, Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno will give Outstanding Civilian Service Awards during Ft. Myer’s weekly Twilight Tattoo pageant. Free to attend.
All-you-can-eat Crab Legs*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.
For $22, patrons can eat all the snow crab legs they want, plus enjoy happy hour specials on domestic bottles, Fireball, sangria, mojitos and margaritas. Reservations are recommended.
Live Music: Fatoumata Diawara
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.
African folk singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara plays guitar, sings and composes drum arrangements to her music, which has fans like Herbie Hancock. Tickets are $24.
A night of music, dancing and auction prizes all go to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center, feeding families in need. Tickets are $35 each or $60 for two.
“Living in the DMV, car jacking situations are a reality and on the rise,” Nova MMA says. They are offering a three-hour self-defense seminar for $50. Reserve a spot here.
Affordable Housing Public Forum*
Arlington Mill Residences (901 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
A public forum on the disappearance of affordable housing in Arlington County and the path forward. Featuring County Board member Walter Tejada, moderated by former state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple.
“Sole Celebration” fundraiser for Doorways*
Lyon Hall (3100 Washington Blvd)
Time: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Good Thursday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
A look at the most and least expensive single-family homes sold in Arlington last month, November 2023.
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About Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT): Latinas Leading Tomorrow is a dynamic 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young Latina women through education, mentorship, and leadership development. We are committed to fostering a community of future leaders who will make a significant impact to the community.
Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-time Executive Director to lead our organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who can oversee day-to-day operations, drive fundraising efforts, and cultivate relationships with stakeholders. This is a 1099 position; Remote position with ability to attend DMV events; 8-10 hours a week; $35-40/per hour.
Oversee program operations, including educational and community initiatives.
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, maintaining trust and accountability.
Develop and execute a strategic vision aligned with our mission and values.
Lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board Members.
Cultivate relationships with community partners, schools, educators, and donors.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills, fostering a positive organizational culture.
Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and make compelling public presentations.
Promote inclusivity and collaboration throughout the organization.
Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.
Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.
Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to