Take advantage of late winter for some late-winter pruning and get ready for gardening season in Arlington.
On Feb. 25, Arlington Public Library launches a unique online exhibition and searchable database — built from thousands of photos, documents and recordings — surrounding the legal and moral battles that culminated in the 1959 desegregation at Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School.
Arlington County has published a bonus paperless edition of The Citizen quarterly newsletter for January, filled with key winter weather tips, County Board actions, Arlington Public Schools happenings, parks and rec activities and other useful information.
Highlights for the September County Board Meeting include action on Westover Village affordable housing, a temporary location for Fire Station No. 10 and more.
Taking an innovative approach to meeting patrons where they live and work, Arlington Public Library plans to open a temporary “pop-up” library this September in Crystal City.
Katherine E. Young has been selected the first Poet Laureate of Arlington County, to be installed at a brief ceremony during the County Board Meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington will honor three extraordinary women — Library Director Diane Kresh, entrepreneur Rebecca Carpenter and education activist Susan Senns — on Tuesday, June 28, when the Commission on the Status of Women hosts the 2016 Arlington County Women of Vision awards.
Arlington is launching the first Energy Lending Library in the country, featuring thermal imaging cameras, energy meters and books that will help residents identify areas of energy waste in their homes and provide real solutions.
Arlington Reads 2016 looks at World War II with Pulitzer winner Anthony Doerr in person April 7, novelist Julie Otsuka May 5, historian Richard Reeves May 19, and an artifact-rich exhibition at Central Library.
Just in time for National Poetry Month, submissions are now being accepted from those who wish to become the first-ever Poet Laureate of Arlington.