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 — Oct 26, 2023.
- 9:30 am: APS makes pitch for more math specialists as it tackles achievement gaps exacerbated by Covid | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: Bounce houses return to Lubber Run and Madison community centers starting this Saturday | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:30 am: VRE mulls Saturday service and free fare for kids in a bid to attract non-commuters | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: Photos: Neighborhoods across Arlington go all out for Halloween this year | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Smallest and largest homes sold in Arlington (September 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Early voting picks up with November election less than two weeks away | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 12:00 pm: Open Stage
- 3:30 pm: Howl-O-Ween
- 4:00 pm: Halloween Bar Crawl – Alexandria (Fri & Sat) – 6th Annual
- 5:00 pm: Fridays at the Fountain: Big Howdy
- 5:00 pm: Free Old Ox Beer Tasting at The Brew Shop
- 5:30 pm: Zumba Power Hour
- 7:00 pm: Simplicity Circle
- 9:00 pm: Klepto Radio – Halloween Show & Costume Contest
🌤️ Friday’s forecast
Expect partly sunny skies with a high of around 81, accompanied by a gentle west wind blowing at 3 to 6 mph. For Friday night, the skies will be partly cloudy and the temperature will drop to a low near 62, with a south wind at the same speed, 3 to 6 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
– Abraham Lincoln
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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