Newcomers & Community Guide: Arlington

Newcomers & Community Guide: Arlington

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Editorial: About the Connection

As your local, weekly newspaper, the Great Falls Connection’s mission is to bring the local news you need, to gather information about the best things in and near your community, to advocate for community good, to provide a forum for dialogue on local concerns, and to celebrate and record milestones and events in the community and people’s lives.

What Do You Like Best About Living in Arlington?

Arlingtonians Tell Us Why They Love Their City

Viewpoints

Arlingtonians Tell Us Why They Love Their City

Senior Centers

Senior Centers

Newcomer's Guide; OAR Creates Second Chances

Ex-offenders contribute $1 million in community services.

Ex-offenders contribute $1 million in community services.

Get Involved

Get Involved

55 Years or Older?

Registry for county's senior adult programs.

55 Years or Older? Register for county’s senior adult programs.

Places To Exercise Fido

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

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Newcomers and Community Guide 2013-2014

Editorial

"Flourishing After 55"

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington’s Office of Senior Adult Programs for Sept. 2-7.

Bulletin Board

Email announcements to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is noon the Thursday before publication. Photos are welcome.

Geocaching Diversifies

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.

Soccer Clinic for Adults

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

Arlington Events Calendar

Flourishing After 55

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