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 24, 2023.
- 9:30 am: Morning Poll: Too early for pumpkin spice? | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: Local FBI contractor facing child exploitation charges | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:30 am: Preparations continue for Padaek location in Arlington Ridge, including Buddhist blessing | 🗣️ Comments
- 12:30 pm: Adoptable Pet of the Week: Lyle | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: Police respond to attempted kidnapping of Ronald McDonald | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Local pie shop serves up musical feast on Columbia Pike this Saturday | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Amid work to right-size its budget, Arlington Independent Media seeks sponsors for free community event next month | 🗣️ Comments
- 4:30 pm: Most and least expensive townhouses sold in Arlington (July 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 5:00 pm: Poetry Readings with CJ Davis
- 6:30 pm: Ceramic House Numbers + Name Plaque Art Night at Art House 7
⛈️ Friday’s forecast
There is a likelihood for showers and possible thunderstorms in the morning before 8am, with chances for further showers and storms throughout the day. Gradual clearing is expected, leading to mostly sunny skies and a high of 88°F, accompanied by a 9 mph south wind. Precipitation chances are at 60%, with rainfall amounting to a tenth to a quarter of an inch. Friday night holds a 30% chance of showers and storms before 8pm, with partly cloudy skies and a low of 72°F, and light, variable winds. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”
– Henry Ford
🌅 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.
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Oversee program operations, including educational and community initiatives.
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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.
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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