Good Wednesday 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 — Aug 2, 2023.
- 9:45 am: Arlington Independent Media is in a financial hole. The county says it should look elsewhere for more funding. | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:45 am: A mother-daughter duo from Ukraine is bringing Eastern European beauty practices to Arlington | 🗣️ Comments
- 12:45 pm: Available offices on the rise in Courthouse due to aging buildings | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:45 pm: Adoptable Pet of the Week: Roy Lee | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Arlington teen to compete in the International Geography Olympiad next week | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: NEW: Girl sexually assaulted by intruder, police say | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Thursday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 4:00 pm: Jazz @ Met
- 4:30 pm: MoCA on the Move at Met Park: Art Making Happy Hour
- 👉 5:30 pm: Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved
- 7:30 pm: All Female Comedy with Sabeen Sadiq (Hasan Minahj Tour)
☀️ Thursday’s forecast
There is a slight chance of showers after 2 pm, but the day will be mostly sunny with temperatures reaching around 87°F. Expect south winds of 9-11 mph, with possible gusts up to 20 mph. For Thursday night, there’s potential for showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 am, with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures around 70°F, along with a 10 mph south wind. The chance of precipitation is 20% during the day and increases to 30% at night. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”
– William G.T. Shedd
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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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!
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 https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
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
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.