Good Wednesday 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 — Nov 15, 2023.
- 9:30 am: NWS: Elevated fire danger in Northern Virginia today | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: Odd plaque near the Madison Community Center no longer includes antiquated Civil War reference | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: County legislative priorities include speed cameras, more funding for prosecutions | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K and festival slated for Saturday | 🗣️ Comments
- 4:30 pm: County Board allocates closeout funds to tackle public safety staffing shortages and teen substance use | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Thursday in Arlington, from our event calendar.
- 10:00 am: Rock Spring Garden Club – Monthly Meeting & Window Design Demonstration
- 12:00 pm: zumba class
- 6:00 pm: Tasting of Turkey Day Wines & Wine Club sign up for Ryu Izakaya
- 6:30 pm: Author Talk: Emily Bowen Cohen
- 👉 7:00 pm: Yorktown Theatre: The Play That Goes Wrong
☀️ Thursday’s forecast
Expect sunshine and a high around 68, with light variable winds becoming southerly at 6 mph during the morning. Thursday night will be mostly clear, featuring a low of about 46 and a steady south wind at 6 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
💡 Quote of the Day
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
– Maya Angelou
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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There’s no official word on its website, but it looks like Bar Ivy in Clarendon may have closed permanently.
There’s persistence, and then there is Audrey Clement and her decade-plus effort to get elected to local office in Arlington. Clement talked with ARLnow editor Scott Brodbeck to talk about…
Makers Union, an upscale gastropub, is set to open its doors in Pentagon City next week, says Alex Brown, the restaurant’s director of operations. This opening marks the third Makers Union location in the D.C. Metropolitan area, following the debut of its Reston location three years ago and a recent opening at the Wharf in early October.
Two Arlington County Sheriff’s Office deputies prevented a near-fatal opioid overdose in the lobby of the county courthouse yesterday morning. The individual, a member of the public and not an…
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!
The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
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
2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin
Saturday, December 2
Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.