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Beer Dinner *
Heritage Brewpub and Roastery (1300-1398 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
An evening of food paired with exclusive beers by executive chef Donal Crosbie, head chef Josh Ber and director of brewing Josh Moon. Flagship beers serve as ingredients in several of the dishes in the four-course menu.
Screenagers Documentary Screening *
Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston (4610 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
The Sycamore School and Arlington Magazine host a screening and discussion regarding tweens and teens and different types of technology, including navigating social media, video games and the internet, using insights from authors and brain scientists.
Secrets to Success
1776 (2231 Crystal Drive #1000)
Time: 5-7 p.m.
The second episode in the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s live podcast series, featuring an interview with Sprynt founder and CEO Alex Villanueva, a question and answer session for the audience and a chance to network.
UFOs, Cryptids and Ghosts, Oh My!
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road, Suite 3)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Join certified Cryptozoologist Scott Fallon, Dr. Marc Black, and Chad Umbach of the Alexandria Cryptozoology and Paranormal Society as they talk about the local folklore surrounding UFOs, cryptids and the paranormal.
Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.
The last of Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden for the season. Attendees can enjoy a drink and live music by the fountain, with a cash bar available with hand-picked beers and wines.
Just Peace for Middle East Wars *
Trinity Episcopal Church (2217 Columbia Pike)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
A peace conference for local faith communities and individuals seeking peaceful solutions to the wars in the Middle East. Speakers include Eli McCarthy of Georgetown University and Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies.
Arlington Whiffleball Tournament *
Virginia Highlands Park (1600 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A day-long whiffleball tournament open to all ages and abilities at Virginia Highlands Park. Individual and team registration is available, and the cost is $40 per player. The event will include a Home Run Derby on Sunday.
Book it for Books *
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.
Join Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia for the Book it For Books 5k/One Mile Fun Run at Bluemont Park. The nonprofit looks to motivate children to read by providing them with high-quality, free books and to make reading fun.
Yoga Marathon for Save the Children
Ten at Clarendon (3110 10th Street N.)
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
A full day of yoga for all skill levels to benefit Save the Children, an organization dedicated to helping children affected by disasters such as the recent hurricane in Puerto Rico. In lieu of a registration fee, attendees are asked to donate online.
The Light of the Moon
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 2:30 p.m.
A screening of the 2017 SXSW Audience Award Winner for Best Feature Narrative, as part of the Washington West Film Festival. The movie follows the impact of a sexual assault on a young and successful Latina architect.
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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