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 — Sep 14, 2023.
- 9:30 am: Crystal Drive was closed for several hours yesterday due to utility company accident | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: Wine robber arrested on bus after allegedly threatening employee with bottle | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:35 am: Turning grief into action, local mother aims to raise $100K this year for childhood cancer research | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:45 pm: NEW: At long last, Astro Beer Hall to open in Shirlington next Tuesday | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:45 pm: Local food bank avoids canned food shortage with donation from Bloomberg Industry Group | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:45 pm: Schools were in the hot seat during County Board candidates forum this week | 🗣️ Comments
- 4:45 pm: Most and least expensive condos sold in Arlington (August 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 10:00 am: 2 Week Clay Bells Workshop at Art House 7
- 10:00 am: Park(ing) Day
- 4:00 pm: Mattie & Eddie’s Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day – Sept. 15-17
- 5:00 pm: Free Great Lakes Beer Tasting at The Brew Shop
- 5:30 pm: Zumba Power Hour
- 6:00 pm: Rosslyn Rivals Spelling Bee
- 👉 6:00 pm: 50 First Dates x The Renegade: Speed Dating
- 6:00 pm: Music on the Plaza: Collective
- 6:30 pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah
☀️ Friday’s forecast
The forecast for the day is sunny conditions with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a north wind blowing at 9 to 11 mph. The night will remain clear, with temperatures dropping to around 55 degrees and the north wind slightly decreasing to 6 to 8 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
Thanks for reading! Feel free to discuss the day’s happenings in the comments.
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.
Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.
The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.
Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.
Live standup comedy starring John F. O’Donnell (Comedy Central)
Friday, October 20
Headliner: John F. O’Donnell
John was a correspondent on the radical comedy news TV show, “Redacted Tonight,” for 5 years. Recently, he released his debut one-hour standup special,