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Large Comcast OutageUpdated at 8 a.m. — As of last night, numerous readers were reporting a widespread Comcast outage in parts of Arlington, particularly south Arlington. The outage started Thursday afternoon. Service has been restored this morning, per Comcast. “Services have been restored and the cause was a third-party trenching company that cut through our underground fiber,” a spokesperson told ARLnow. “We apologize to those impacted.” [Twitter]

Rotary Club Awards Students, Teacher — “The Arlington Rotary Club awarded college scholarships totaling $18,000 to two Arlington students at its annual education fund banquet. At the April 20 banquet, Mikey Samayoa also was honored as the club’s Key School ‘Educator of the Year’ for 2022-2023. Samayoa, a fourth-grade teacher in Key School-Escuela Key’s bilingual elementary-school program, worked with families to help them register for the Arlington recreation soccer program.” [Patch]

‘Pink in the Park’ This Weekend — The rescheduled date for National Landing’s Pink in the Park event is this Sunday. Weather may again be a factor, with rain in the forecast. [Eventbrite]

It’s Friday — Rain throughout much of the day. Cool. High of 57 and low of 55. Sunrise at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:57 pm. []

Flickr pool photo by Emma K Alexandria

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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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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

Submit your own Announcement here.

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

Christmas Tree Sales

2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin

Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

Sale Hours:

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