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Bees seek out pollen on flowers in Rosslyn (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Potential Development Near Courthouse — “A property with long-suffering residential redevelopment plans in Arlington looks poised to get a new owner, pending a proposal to increase allowable density on the site. D.C.-based The Fortis Cos. LLC is the contract buyer for 2025 Fairfax Drive, a half-acre parcel in the Radnor-Fort Myer Heights neighborhood… Currently site of a single-family home and surface parking lot, the property is clearly under-built, given its location.” [Washington Business Journal]

Reminder: Metro Work Starting — “The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will conduct two simultaneous projects that will have significant impacts on Metrorail’s Yellow Line starting Saturday, Sept. 10: preparations for connecting the new Potomac Yard Metro station and rehabilitation of the Yellow Line tunnel and bridge between L’Enfant Plaza and Pentagon Metro stations.” [Arlington County, ARLnow]

D.C. Debut for Local Filmmakers’ Doc — “Arlington, VA-based filmmakers Steve Dorst and Angie Gentile announced the Washington, DC premiere of their first joint documentary, DANI’S TWINS, at the DC Shorts Film Festival being held from September 8-11. Their film documents the rare and risky pregnancy of Dani Izzie, one of the few quadriplegics ever to give birth to twins.” [Press Release]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 79 and low of 64. Sunrise at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:28 pm. []

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St. Charles offers a play-based curriculum in a welcoming, Christ-centered environment.

Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science.

We offer Summer Camp with weekly themes and twice a week water play, including Fun Friday moon bounce. Please join us for our Open House Feb. 3 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up.

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If you are a lifelong learner over 50+ who wants to make new friends, power up your brain, and enjoy a wide-variety college-level courses, Encore Learning is for you. An Arlington based nonprofit, Encore Learning offers courses in the arts, theater, literature, history, technology and more. This semester we offer our most popular course, Global Hot Spots as well as 25 new courses. Courses are presented either online or in-person at George Mason University at Virginia Square and other Arlington locations.

Join the free presentation to learn about courses and meet the instructors. This is Encore Learning’s signature event to highlight the upcoming semester with brief presentations by each instructor.

The Spring Course Preview event is Thursday, February 2nd at 9:30 AM via Zoom:

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The truth, your first pregnancy and new mom months are full of twists and turns, ups and downs, and lots of questions! None of us really know the best way to do it – we just figure it out, together…


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