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Talking to Your Teens About the Tough Stuff *
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (2609 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Heather Tedesco, a McLean-based applied psychologist, discusses how to improve family life and to support the long-term development of happy, authentically successful children, teens and adults in times of stress.
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Washington Post reporter Liza Mundy will share from her new book “CODE GIRLS: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II,” revealing the previously hidden history of the women who worked in secrecy.
The Future of Saving Energy *
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 8 a.m.
Join county staff and industry leaders for a community discussion on the impact that the Digital Revolution will have on energy in Arlington, featuring architect David Peabody, Anna Buglaeva of Aquicore and Adam Segel-Moss of AIRE.
Frequent Travelers’ Happy Hour
Tortoise & Hare Bar and Grille (567 23rd Street S.)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Talk travel and help some children have a brighter holiday at this happy hour in aid of Toys for Tots. Bring an unwrapped toy, which should not contain any food nor resemble a weapon. Ask for travel advice and meet other travelers.
World AIDS Day Breakfast
Stambaugh Human Services Center (2100 Washington Blvd)
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
An annual event organized by the Arlington Department of Human Services as a reminder that HIV/AIDS is still a problem in Arlington. The panel of speakers will address the concern, as well as more about the current opioid epidemic in Virginia.
CWP Annual Holiday Bazaar *
Children’s Weekday Program (716 S. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
An event featuring seasonal treats, a silent auction, holiday gifts from crafters and local vendors, children’s activities and a visit with Santa. Money raised will support local nonprofit Children’s Weekday Program and its work.
Washington-Lee High School Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Over 70 local artisans will be selling handcrafted and other gift items including jewelry, ceramics, glassware, pet items, accessories and more. Shoppers can also sample multi-ethnic food and live entertainment from school groups.
BalletNova presents The Nutcracker
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 1-3 p.m.
An annual interpretation of The Nutcracker for the Northern Virginia community by BalletNova, choreographed by Nancie Woods and Caroline Frankil Warren. Performances are on November 30 and December 1, 2 and 3.
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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