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Rosslyn surrounded by fall foliage, as seen from Waterfront Park in Georgetown (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Arlington on Veterans Day — “Arlington County Government offices and services are operating on modified schedules for the Veterans Day holiday, Fri., Nov. 11, 2022. Arlington County will host a Veterans Day Commemoration and Concert, featuring the U.S. Army Brass Quintet, to honor all who proudly serve and defend our nation. Everyone is invited to join us in person at Bozman Government Center Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd.) tomorrow Thursday, November 10, at 11:30 a.m.” [Arlington County]

Veep Coming to Arlington Friday — From the White House: “At 11:00 AM ET, the First Lady will join Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff at Arlington National Cemetery for the National Veterans Day Observance to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.”

Lunar Eclipse Photo — “Here’s my lunar eclipse sequence shot at the US Marine Corps War Memorial. The sequence spans about 40 minutes, from 5:51 to 6:30 am.” [Twitter]

APS Considering Employee Bonus — “Superintendent Francisco Duran is recommending that the board approve a plan to give school system workers a one-time bonus of up to $500 on Nov. 18. Staff hired on or before Nov. 1 would be eligible, and temporary or hourly staff would receive a $250 bonus as long as they worked at least 245 hours between Aug. 18 and Nov. 1.” [WTOP]

New Doc Office in Pentagon City — “Just walked by the former A-Deli space on South Joyce Street at ⁦@PentagonRow⁩ (Westpost) and they’ve started construction of a ⁦@NOVAPatientCare.” [Twitter]

Seminary Coming to Rosslyn — From Saturday’s County Board agenda: “The Washington Theological Seminary (the “College”) proposes to operate a college for a maximum enrollment of 30 students within the existing building located at 1911 Fort Myer Drive. The College proposes to occupy 2,108 square feet in Suite 108 on the building’s ground floor. The proposed hours for academic classes are Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.” [Arlington County]

Seeking Thanksgiving Donations, Volunteers — From the local Knights of Columbus: “With your help, we feed more than 2,500 people in need each Thanksgiving. The effort takes manpower and money. We take over duties for Meals on Wheels, homeless communities, group homes, assisted living buildings, shelters and individual neighbors… We urgently need help to raise $20,000 to fully fund this yearly effort.” [Facebook]

It’s Thursday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 65 and low of 47. Sunrise at 6:47 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. [Weather.gov]

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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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.

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