Morning Notes

Snowy aerial of Rosslyn (Flickr pool photo by Lawrence Cheng Photography)

Wakefield Boys Still Undefeated — The Wakefield High School Boys Varsity basketball team beat Edison yesterday 73-61 to improve to 17-0. The Warriors will face Marshall on the road Friday night. [Warriors Athletics]

Registration Extended for Mardi Gras Parade — Those hoping to participate in the annual Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade have until 5 p.m. today, after the deadline was extended. “After two years of bad weather, our registration numbers are down a bit, so we want to encourage as many groups as possible to participate,” Clarendon Alliance Director Matt Hussmann tells us. “Right now we have 30 entries, but we have room for more.” []

General Assembly Considering Proffer Reform — A bill working its way through the Virginia General Assembly would “make it more difficult for local governments to force developers to pay for public infrastructure or change building plans” through the proffer system. Arlington County does not use the proffer system and instead uses site plans and special exceptions to secure community benefits from developers. [Richmond Times-Dispatch]

Flickr pool photo by Lawrence Cheng Photography

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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

Submit your own Announcement here.

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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Submit your own Announcement here.

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

Tony Woods Live – Standup Comedy Showcase

Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
$15 – General admission
$20 –


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