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Have you registered your son or daughter to play lacrosse yet this spring? Join the Arlington Youth Lacrosse Club (AYLC)! Lacrosse is great for all ages! AYLC has programs for boys & girls with all experience levels for children aged 5 -14 years old. It’s great for building teamwork as well as individual hand – eye coordination. Teams are separated by age levels and abilities with practices twice a week and games on weekends starting in March.

Registration cost is $185, however, need-based scholarships are available to waive registration fees and garner equipment. Registration closes in February and we often have waitlists, so don’t delay! REGISTER TODAY! For more information on AYLC, please visit www.arlingtonlacrosse.org. Coaches Wanted: As a volunteer- driven organization, AYLC is also looking for coaches at each age group. Although experience is preferred, we provide practice plans and training! Click here to register to coach this year!

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Cultivate your creativity heading into the new year at Art House 7! We have a range of fantastic winter classes (typically 5-6 sessions) for ages preschool on up. Highlights this year for adults include figure drawing, ceramics, oil painting, watercolor painting, portrait painting and sewing.

We also offer single-session workshops, including BYOB art nights and morning art socials, where you can learn linocut, Japanese Suminagashi (floating ink), and much more.

Art House 7 has a comfortable 2-story studio in Arlington, near the Lee Harrison Shopping Center. Our teachers come from the art departments of local schools and the local art community. We also have a small art supply store next to our studio. See more about AH7 and sign up for classes at:

Art Classes and Art Supplies in Arlington, Va.

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It’s the New Year and you might be ready for a change but some mental blocks might be getting in the way. If you’re looking for a mental health professional to help break down barriers and get started on the deep work needed to make a change, we can help. Set up your free 15-minute consultation and see if we are a good fit.

We service Virginia, Washington D.C., or Maryland.

We provide a confidential and convenient way to get the help you need from the comfort of your own home.

We offer a free 15-minute consultation to see if our services fit your needs.

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Join us for a fun and challenging free workout!

Since opening in February 2012, Ballston CrossFit has helped thousands of people get fit in the popular Ballston neighborhood of Arlington. Many members meet amazing new fitness friends while

Our gym and workout programs are completely designed around driving results for our members. Our CrossFit coaches provide the best in fitness training, coaching and workouts designed for all fitness levels (we are proud to have received 9 community awards for our excellence in coaching). Our program efficiently combines the most effective methods of weight training, gymnastics, kettlebells, dumbbells and high intensity cardio. At Ballston CrossFit you will be challenged and motivated every day with constantly varied high intensity functional workouts, resulting in a greatly enhanced level of fitness.

We have found that the more fit a person is, the more they are physically able to do the things that bring joy and fun to life. Everything from feeling strong, confident and energetic through your normal work day, to running around with your friends or kids, being physically active and playing sports, and traveling to remote corners of the earth. Being physically fit is inspiring, feels good, enriches your life, and adds both years to your life, and life to your years. Fitness allows you to live your best, and we will help you achieve your highest levels of fitness.

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(This Community Post was written by Avant Bard Theatre and underwritten by Embracing Arlington Arts.)

Avant Bard kicks off 2023 with a world premiere: Billy and George , written by Daryl L. Harris and Ken Jones, and directed by DeMone Seraphin. It’s December 25, 1776, just hours before General George Washington and the Continental Army cross the Delaware River to defeat the Hessian soldiers at Trenton, New Jersey. Washington and his closest companion, the enslaved person William “Billy” Lee, prepare for the crossing while discussing, arguing, and challenging the concepts of freedom, war, and love. Come for a more nuanced portrait of the nation’s first president and meet the unexpected confidante who influenced Washington’s perspective on peace, freedom, and independence.

March brings Julius Caesar , directed by Kathleen Akerley. Akerley modernizes the Shakespeare classic with an ensemble of nine actors who dismantle the story to question what determines historical outcomes: the ambition and speeches of a few or the shifting personalities and demands of the citizenry? Video and contemporary text will place this question squarely in post-2016 America.

Billy and George : Jan 19-Feb 11, Gunston Arts Center

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Join us on December 14, 2022, from 7-9 pm for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year!

Awards will be presented Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Freedom Fund Virtual Banquet, 7-9 pm EST

Learn more about the awardees: https://mailchi.mp/arlingtonnaacp/2022awards?e=b2f2151d69

General Admissions Ticket: $30.00 (Deadline: 5:00 pm Wednesday, December 14).

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With holiday season around the corner, it is easy to put your health on the back burner. If you are looking to get back on track during the holiday season, we are here to keep you accountable. At Aspire Higher Training, we offer 1-1 Personal Training for ALL fitness levels, Semi-Private Group Training, Sport Specific Training and Injury Prevention/Post Physical Therapy Training. Monica and her team of trainers are available across Arlington, Va.

If you don’t have access to a gym, no problem, we are located in South Arlington, but if you want to workout from your home/apartment gym, we also offer that flexibility. We make it as convenient as possible. Before getting started, we offer a free 15-30 minute consultation call to see how we can best help you towards your health and fitness goals. Let’s gets started on your health and fitness goals today by setting up a call at your earliest convenience: https://www.aspirehigherfitness.com/contact

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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