Nov 1 – Jan 4: ACFD/AFAC Holiday Food Drive Begins

Nov 1-Jan 4: ACFD/AFAC Holiday Food Drive

The Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) is teaming up with Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to collect non-perishable food items for the holiday season. Please help those in our community who are experiencing a food crisis by bringing nutritious supplemental groceries our Firehouses.

Bring food donations to food collection bins at Arlington County Firehouses starting Nov 1 through Jan 4.

Last year AFAC was able to collect over 84,000 lbs of food for our neighbors.

Nov 11: LVCA General Meeting – School Board Member Reid Goldstein

Nov 11: LVCA General Meeting – School Board Member Reid Goldstein
When: Monday, November 11, 8pm
Where: Community House, 1920 North Highland St

The November Lyon Village meeting will feature School Board Member Reid Goldstein. He will discuss current issues facing Arlington Public Schools. Much of the meeting will be devoted to Question and Answers.

Everyone is encouraged to come to the LV Meeting on Monday night. Please encourage your friends and neighbors to come also.

The School staff recently announced potential big changes to the school boundaries that affect LV and other areas. Here is a chance to get first hand feedback.

Elementary School Planning for 2021 (APS)

For NoVa schools, a question of where to put all those students (WaPo)

“Arlington Public Schools may shuffle nearly a quarter of its elementary school students around to combat the county’s persistent overcrowding problems.”
APS Proposes Major Elementary School Swap (ARLnow)

Plans to Add/Drop Courses 2020-21 (InsideNOVA)

Nov 14-18: Brush Pickup and Mulch Ordering System Goes Offline

Nov 14-18: Brush Pickup and Mulch Ordering System Goes Offline
Beginning Nov 14 the online brush pickup and mulch ordering system will not be available due to a system upgrade. The new system will be online beginning Nov 18.

We encourage placing orders before Nov 14 for service between Nov 14 & 18.

Nov 15-20: First Pass for Leaf Collection in LV

Nov 15-20: First Pass for Leaf Collection in LV
Dates are tentative starting dates of the vacuum leaf collection trucks’ passes in each civic association. Changes may occur due to weather.

View Interactive Progress Map
Neighborhoods will be coded yellow (first pass) and orange (second pass) when leaves have been collected.

Only report that your street has been missed if leaves haven’t been collected after it’s been labeled completed by calling 703-228-5000.

County Leaf Collection Page

Nov 16: Rise Against Hunger Packaging Event

Nov 16: Rise Against Hunger Packaging Event
When: Saturday, Nov 16
Two Shifts: 9:00 am – 10:30 am and 10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Where: Clarendon UMC, 606 N. Irving St

Clarendon UMC will be hosting its annual Rise Against Hunger packaging event. We will be packing 20,000 meals to be sent around the World to those in need. We welcome groups, families or individuals.

For more information or to sign-up go to: Rise Against Hunger

Dec 1: LVWC Very Merry Market CANCELLED

Dec 1: LVWC Very Merry Market CANCELLED
Where: Lyon Village Community House
When: Sunday, December 1 from 3-7pm

Explore the wares of local vendors selling decorative items, Christmas wreaths, jewelry, art, culinary delights and so much more! This year’s event will also feature wine tasting for those seeking to toast to the season with friends and neighbors!

Dec 7-11: Second Pass for Leaf Collection in LV

Dec 7-11: Second Pass for Leaf Collection in LV
Dates are tentative starting dates of the vacuum leaf collection trucks’ passes in each civic association. Changes may occur due to weather.

View Interactive Progress Map
Neighborhoods will be coded yellow (first pass) and orange (second pass) when leaves have been collected.

Only report that your street has been missed if leaves haven’t been collected after it’s been labeled completed by calling 703-228-5000.

County Leaf Collection Page

March 17, 2020: Arlington County Name Centennial

March 17, 2020: Arlington County Name Centennial
March 17, 1920, Gov. Westmoreland Davis signed legislation formally changing the county’s name from Alexandria County to Arlington County. Arlington had been known as Alexandria County since being established in 1801.