|Come Play with Us|
Don't miss out on new and exciting classes! Resident online registration for Winter classes has begun. Gear up for the new year by participating in a new activity! Strengthen your muscles and slim your core with a variety of Fitness classes for all ages. Take on a new skill with categories like Cooking, Crafts and Arts, Music, Photography and Woodworking. Explore nature with offerings from our Nature Center. Stay in tune with your community with special events to include all! For full class, registration, fee reduction and other info view our full catalog.
|Arlington Families Unplugged!|
Learn, grow and play with us! Partake in Saturday programs where families disconnect from electronics and reconnect with each other through recreational and leisure activities. Enjoy a healthy holiday cooking class on December 14, 3-5pm. For more information, call 703-228-0551, email DPR-Elementary@arlingtonva.us, visit the Elementary Services page, or check out our Families Unplugged flyer (PDF).
|Public Meeting for Proposed Phoenix Bikes Meeting|
A third meeting to learn more about a proposal by Phoenix Bikes to build a building on Walter Reed Drive and the W&OD Trail will be held January 14 at 7 p.m. at the Park Operations Building, 2700 South Taylor Street. For more information go to www.phoenixbikes.org.
|Volunteer TreeSteward Training Class|
Help protect and promote our Urban Canopy by becoming a volunteer TreeSteward! Training begins Tuesday, February 11, 2014 through April, at Fairlington Community Center, 7-9:30 PM. Scholarships available! For Applications and more Information visit www.TreeStewards.org or e-mail info@TreeStewards.org.
|Family Skate Nights|
Join the crowd at Thomas Jefferson Center every Saturday night through March 29, 2014 (No skate on 12/21 and 12/28). Most evenings start with Family Skating from 6:30-9pm and close with Teen Nights from 9-10:45pm. There is also a live DJ, $1.00 (cash only) moon bounces, and the snacks from the café. Want to book a birthday party? Visit the skate night page for more info.
|55+ New Classes!|
Change is in the air! Check out new 55+ classes sure to get you ready to take on the new year! Check out Beginner Pilates to learn fundamentals and basics that will give you the skills to move on to higher level classes. Our New Tai Chi class will teach you the exercises of Chan-Si-Gong which teach balance, flexibility, mobility and strength. Take on a new language-practice your Arabic in the new Arabic Conversation Group or learn more about Russia and its unique culture in Russian Language and Culture. Learn essential phrases and practice your oral skills in Beginner Spanish. Let's not forget about our wonderful new Photography Club! Photographers of all levels are welcome to discuss their love of the craft, technique and share work. Check out the latest 55+ Guide for our full offerings.
|Crossfit Winter Classes|
Take part in a high-intensity, core strength and conditioning program that will focus on all 10 components of optimal physical fitness! Improve your Agility, Hand and Eye Coordination, strength, speed and Flexibility with crossfit. Classes will be held at Madison Community Center, 3829 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22207. Register online today or in person at 3700 Four Mile Run or by Phone: 703-228-4747. For more information, email KCleme@arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4729, TTY 71. See PDF flyer for more details: Ages 6-11 flyer, Ages 11-16 flyer, Ages 15 and up flyer.
|Parents' Night Out|
Let us watch the kids while you enjoy a Friday night out! Join us at Walter Reed Community Center where children ages 4-11,will enjoy face painting, balloon art, make and take art projects, healthy snacks, movies, bounce house, play field games, & more! For details and specific dates, read the Parents' Night Out flyer (PDF). To register call 703-228-4747 or register online.
|What would you like to see at The Mill?|
Now that Arlington Mill is open we'd like to know what additional programs and services you'd like to see at Arlington Mill. Please take this short survey to help us gauge community interest.
|Landscape Recognition Awards Presented to Five Outstanding Arlington Properties Earn Landscape Award|
Arlington County recognized five outstanding Arlington properties for the quality of their landscaping and the beauty they brought to their neighborhoods at the September 24 County Board Meeting. The 2013 winners are The Lancaster Condominiums, The Residences at Lyon Hill Condominiums, Turnberry Towers, Washington-Lee High School and The Wellington. The award, sponsored by the Arlington Beautification Committee, recognizes Arlington businesses, commercial properties, non-profit and public organizations that have helped to make Arlington the special place that it is - through outstanding landscape installations and maintenance.
|Bill Thomas Award|
The Bill Thomas Outstanding Park Service Award is calling for nominations! Do you know someone who is dedicated to park services and improving our community? This award is to pay tribute to park volunteers and encourage residents who demonstrate commitment and support for the parks programs, natural resources and public open spaces. Accepting nominations now through February 14, 2014. Read more about the award.
|• Choking hazard reported in Arlington County|
• Tell Arlington's Story
• Don't let fee be a barrier to your fun - check out DPR's Fee Reduction Policy
• Emerald Ash Borer has been discovered in Arlington
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