Registry for county's senior adult programs.
55 Years or Older? Register for county’s senior adult programs.
County maintains eight canine areas.
Benjamin Banneker Park 1701 North Van Buren Street Lights on until 8 p.m. Fort Barnard at the corner of South Pollard Street and South Walter Reed Drive Lights on until 9 p.m. Fort Ethan Allen Park 3829 North Stafford Street Lights on until 7 p.m. Glencarlyn Park 301 South Harrison Street James Hunter Park (Closed for renovations) 1299 N. Herndon Street Shirlington Park 2601 South Arlington Mill Drive Towers Park 801 South Scott Street Lights on until 10 p.m. Utah Park 3191 South Utah Street — Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation
Newcomers and Community Guide 2013-2014
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs for Sept. 2-7.
Email announcements to email@example.com. Deadline is noon the Thursday before publication. Photos are welcome.
Urbanites embracing new game
Geocaching usually has been portrayed as someone with hiking boots and a walking staff gazing afar from a hilltop in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Not so anymore.
Arlington County is offering a summer soccer clinic for adults — for total novices who would like to learn to play, and beginning / low intermediate players who want to improve their soccer skills. The six-week clinics will teach basic skills in dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.
Arlington Events Calendar
From Arlington's Office of Senior Adult Programs June 17-22
Arlington senior centers: Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St.; Walter Reed, 2909 S. 16th St.; Culpepper Garden, 4435 N. Pershing Dr.; Langston-Brown, 2121 N. Culpeper St.; Lee, 5722 Lee Hwy.; Arlington Mill at Fairlington, 3308 S. Stafford St.; also Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St.; TJ Comm. Center, 3501 S. 2nd St
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs for May 6-11. Arlington senior centers: Aurora Hills, 735 S. 18th St.; Walter Reed, 2909 S. 16th St.; Culpepper Garden, 4435 N. Pershing Dr.; Langston-Brown, 2121 N. Culpeper St.; Lee, 5722 Lee Hwy.; Arlington Mill at Fairlington, 3308 S. Stafford St.; also Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St.; TJ Comm. Center, 3501 S. 2nd St.
Move Me Bowen McCauley Dance presents the 4th Annual Move Me Festival on Saturday, April 27, 2-5 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, with the support of The JBG Companies, honorary hosts Senator Barbara Favola and Delegate Patrick Hope, and master of ceremony WUSA9 evening anchor Anita Brikman. Move Me is a free family-friendly celebration of the arts and culture, promoting healthy lifestyles through movement and the arts, and featuring performances and artistic activities by local arts partners. This year, the festival focuses on the need to “Get Active, Get Creative, Get Involved.” Participating arts partners will offer performances, demonstrations, and activities including Latin dance, clogging, theater workshops, orchestra performances, an instrument petting zoo, yoga, face painting, magic tricks, arts and crafts and more. Visit www.bmdc.org.
Artisphere Yarn Bomb Brightens Rosslyn's Streets Wilson Blvd. between Rosslyn Metro and Artisphere Cupid's Garden Sculpture (intersection of Wilson Blvd., Nash St. and Oak St.) The Artisphere Yarn Bomb is here! More than 1,000 colorful, hand-stitched geometric shapes adorn six trees along Wilson Blvd., between the Rosslyn Metro and Artisphere, Arlington’s visual and performing arts center. An additional installation, featuring vines, flowers and 19 animals of all shapes and sizes, surrounds Cupid's Garden at the intersection of Wilson Blvd., Nash St. and Oak St.
Energy conservation, eco-friendly commuting, healthy homes, and sustainable living were just some of the items on the menu for the Green Living Expo and Arlington Earth Week Community Fair that took place this Earth Day at Founders Hall in the Arlington Campus of the George Mason University. The vendor hall showcased more than 50 exhibitors with a variety of planet friendly services and products. The Sunday Earth Day Celebration was sponsored by Arlingtonians for Clean Environment (ACE).
The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network held its awards ceremony on April 6 at the Artisphere. Black Opal, an awards gala/black-tie reception, serves as the primary fundraiser for the organization. The funds raised by Black Opal support its programs including College Survival, Political Forum, and Opportunity to Thrive.
Every Friday in April 5k Fridays Race Series. 6:30 p.m. in Crystal City. Organized by Pacers Running Store, runners can enjoy a professionally timed and certified course. $20/race or $60/series. Visit http://runpacers.com/race/crystal-run-5k-fridays/ to register.