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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. []

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It’s Hanukkah — The Jewish festival of Hanukkah started last night. Public menorah lightings are planned in Clarendon and Pentagon City are planned on Sunday and Monday. [ARLnow] Federal Funds…

55+ Single Level Living

Good Thursday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…

A look at the most and least expensive single-family homes sold in Arlington last month, November 2023.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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.

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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!

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Holiday Art Show

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

Live Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Friday, December 29

Headliner: Casey James Salengo

Casey James Salengo is a NYC-based comedian who’s been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, This Week at the Cellar,


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