Arlington’s Home Show and Garden Expo will return this month on April 22. It’s a convenient way to learn about remodeling, greening, and improving your home.
One of the most popular features of every Home Show are the free classes and workshops offered to visitors. This year the Home Show and Garden Expo falls on Earth Day. The Main Stage will feature talks about:
The Future of Personal Energy Use 11:30 a.m.
Arlington’s Solar Co-op 3:00 p.m.
Green Home Choice Awards 3:45 p.m.
Attend the Expo and free events at the Main Stage. We’ll be giving away free LED bulbs to attendees of the sessions noted above. While you are at the Expo, look for the Rethink Energy booth. We’ll have info on LED lighting, home energy rebates and more. Stop by with your energy questions. We’d love to help you save energy and money.
The Expo is being held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center (3501 2nd Street S.).
A full list of classes and workshops is available online.
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As the summer winds down, it’s a great time to look forward to a creative fall! Art House 7 has a terrific selection of classes, for preschoolers to adults. Our fall session, starting September 6, offers painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, ceramics (including the wheel) and sewing. We have specialty classes such as Suminagashi, the ancient art of Japanese water marbling.
If you’re looking for a shorter commitment, we also have a full schedule of workshops, Art Nights, and Morning Art Socials. If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, please check us out! We offer classes throughout the year, taught by a range of fantastic teachers. You can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door.
Art House 7
5537 Langston Blvd.Arlington VA 22207
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