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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.
Reading and Running Fitness Training Program
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Training for a 5K or a longer race? Prepare for it by joining the Arlington Public Library in group run/walks every Tuesday and Thursday night. The run/walks are free, but participants are required to register.
Arlington County Fair
Thomas Jefferson Community Center (3501 2nd Street S.)
Time: 5-10 p.m. (Wednesday and Thursday)
The annual fair kicks off on Wednesday with a parade at 6 p.m. Attractions also include multiple competitions and fair rides. The fair runs from 2-11 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Celebrity Players and Pets Fashion Show*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 8 p.m. to midnight
Local media celebrities will join Nationals players Wilson Ramos and Craig Stammen in walking adoptable pets during a “Blackout” fashion show. All participants and guests are asked to wear only black clothing. Tickets will go on sale shortly.
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Arlington and its neighbors have become more segregated in the last 10 years while fair housing legislation at the state level faces significant roadblocks. Arlington’s fair housing enforcement, education, and commitment to equity practices in housing policy and programs are beginning to show signs of improvement but much more needs to be done.
Join the NAACP Arlington Branch, HOME of Virginia, and Equal Rights Center for the 2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference on April 15th to discuss the threats and opportunities to advancing fair housing policy across the state and within Arlington.
The half-day, in-person event will feature speakers from fair housing advocacy organizations and government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and focus on fair housing policy trends in Virginia and Arlington County. The conference aims to advance the understanding of issues and policies related to equity and affirmatively further fair housing among local officials, advocates, and members of the public.
2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
Private School Fair
Congressional School to Host MONA Private School Fair Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 PM
Congressional School in Falls Church, VA is delighted to host the MONA (Mothers of North Arlington) at an upcoming Private School Fair. Private schools from around
WHS Spring Festival
Join us at the WHS Spring Festival on April 22, 2023, from 10am- 3pm at Wakefield High School(main parking lot). Come out to shop, play, and eat!
Shop local vendors, arts & crafts, new and used items, food vendors/trucks, and