Fridays at the Fountain Returning — “The beloved outdoor concert series returns to the heart of National Landing at the vibrant new Water Park featuring local bands and musicians.” [National Landing BID]
CivFed to Discuss Land Trusts — “The Arlington County Civic Federation’s housing committee will host a forum on community land trusts online on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Guest speaker Charlotte Bell of Habitat for Humanity will discuss land trusts as implemented in the New York City and Westchester County (N.Y.) areas, which contain some of the most expensive real estate in the country.” [Gazette Leader]
Registration Open for Turkey Trot — “Details are set for the 18th annual Turkey Trot, sponsored by Christ Church of Arlington and scheduled for Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23) beginning at 8 a.m. on Pershing Drive between North Fillmore and North Garfield streets.” [Gazette Leader]
New County Grant Program — “Arlington County, in collaboration with United Way of the National Capital Area, launched a new equity-based funding program, “RACE to Rebuilding Trust & Community,” to support local organizations’ efforts to address community needs.” [Arlington County]
It’s Wednesday — Expect increasing clouds and mild temperatures with a high near 70, accompanied by a light northwest wind at 3 to 6 mph. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy and cool, with a low around 49 and calm wind conditions. [Weather.gov]
Last week ARLnow received an interesting reader email. The writer’s suggestion: we should beautify Arlington County by encouraging those with inflatable holiday decorations to keep them inflated at all times,…
Palestine Rally in Pentagon City — On Saturday afternoon: “Palestine rally at S. Hayes + Army Navy Drive in Pentagon City. Expect delays.” [Twitter, Twitter, Twitter] VHC Details New Facility…
A woman was shot this afternoon in the Green Valley neighborhood. The shooting happened around 1 p.m., reportedly near the intersection of S. Kemper Road and S. Oxford Street. Photos…
It’s going to be a rainy Sunday. A very rainy Sunday. A Flood Watch for much of the D.C. area was issued Friday night, ahead of the storm. Forecasters say…
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!
Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Friday, December 29
Headliner: Casey James Salengo
Casey James Salengo is a NYC-based comedian who’s been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, This Week at the Cellar,
Menorah Lighting – Met Park at Amazon HQ2
Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration
Experience the festival of lights!!
*Lighting of a giant 9-foot Menorah