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Opera NOVA Reaches Out to Seniors

Put away your jigsaw puzzles, turn off the TV and tune in to an Opera NOVA performance targeted to seniors which will launch on Jan 28.

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Some Vaccines Are Available, But What to Do?

You know you are 75 years old.

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Star Light, Star Light But No Star Tonight in Arlington

Your car lines up to join the search for the winter star that used to light up the sky, “giving a glorious aura and making you feel complete.

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Pandemic is Forcing Business Changes, but Life is Good in Arlington

Jason Andelman has just spent all day packaging his hundreds of boxes of chocolates for shipping.

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Extension Programs Pivot, Operate Better Than Ever in Arlington and Alexandria

“Sit back, find a comfy seat and get ready for some excitement.”

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Arlington’s Letters to Santa Are On Their Way

Rachael Toman, Conservation and Interpretation Manager for the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, reports that the mailbox located at Gulf Branch Nature Center is stuffed with letters from Arlington children for Santa.

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Opera NOVA Is Back on a High Note

Opera NOVA is back in operation after a nine-month hiatus due to the pandemic.

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Golden Radish Awarded for Urban Gleaning in Arlington

Each year, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture gives out the Golden Radish Award to a person, group or business that has made a significant contribution to advancing urban agriculture issues, policies, programs and enterprises in Arlington.

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100th Birthday for Father John van de Pear

Cars line up early in the lower parking lot of Missionhurst on N. 25th Street on Sunday, Nov. 29 for a surprise drive-by parade for Father John van de Paer’s 100th birthday.

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Yorktown Students Organize Doorways Toy Drive

From Legos to Baby Alive dolls, a smile for every face

Lauren Rosenthal is on a toy buying Zoom call with several friends the Wednesday before Thanksgiving trying to decide what toys to buy for 45 children at Doorways.

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