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 — Aug 10, 2023.
- 9:30 am: Arlington County Fair adds free activities and plans to donate surplus profits | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: APS proposal to change middle school boundaries already has some opposition | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:30 am: D.C. restaurant Immigrant Food to journey across the Potomac into Ballston | 🗣️ Comments
- 12:30 pm: Most and least expensive homes sold in Arlington (July 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:35 pm: Parks department reports credit card payment issues during fall class registration | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Rocks commemorating gun violence victims mysteriously vanish from Courthouse garden | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 5:00 pm: Free Port City Tasting at The Brew Shop
- 7:00 pm: UltraNOVA – Video Game Music Concert
- 7:00 pm: Wire Wrapping Earrings/Pendants Art Night at Art House 7
☀️ Friday’s forecast
The weather forecast predicts mostly sunny conditions with a high around 87 degrees and a west wind at approximately 8 mph. Friday night will be partly cloudy with a low of around 69 degrees, accompanied by a southeast wind at about 6 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”
– Coco Chanel
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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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.
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.
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!
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