Feb 18 CUMC Book Discussion: The Overstory

Feb 18 CUMC Book Discussion: The Overstory by Richard Powers
When: Tue, Feb 18, 7:30 pm
Where: Clarendon UMC, 606 N Irving St, Church Library

CUMC will once again discuss the book The Overstory by Richard Powers, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Due to the complexity of the book, we will dive in for a second evening to learn about the life of trees and their importance to our sustainability.

If you are interested, please contact Laura Bishop (ljbishop1@gmail.com)

Feb 20 Medicare Made Simple (free class)

Where: 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level Conference Room A
When: Thu, Feb 20, 2–4pm
When: Wed, March 18, 2–4pm

Free classes offered by Arlington Department of Human Services
Ample free parking in the Arlington County Customer spaces in the garage across the street.

Are you turning 65 and newly eligible for Medicare? Do you want to know more about your Medicare benefits? Do you serve as a caregiver who would like learn about Medicare? Then join us for a Medicare Made Simple class.

Medicare Made Simple classes address Medicare Part A (inpatient hospitalization/skilled nursing), Part B (doctors/outpatient hospital services/labs/radiology), Part C (Medicare Advantage plans), and Part D (prescription drugs), as well as Medicare supplemental plans.

Curriculum is developed through the federal SHIP (State Health Insurance and Assistance Program) or in Virginia, VICAP (Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program). A trained and certified Medicare Counselor will lead this interactive session.

Enrollment is required.
Enroll for the February 20th class
Enroll for the March 18th class

Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.

Mar 3 “Super Tuesday” Presidential Primary

Virginia’s primary is March 3, a.k.a. Super Tuesday.

Based on statewide and congressional district results 99 delegates will be awarded proportionally.

Virginia is an Open Primary state, any registered voter can vote in either the Democratic or Republican primary. If both parties are holding a primary, you will be asked which primary you want to vote in when you check in to vote.

Don’t forget to bring a photo ID.

This year there is no Republican primary in Virginia.

Mar 5 Kid’s STEAM: Boomerangs

When: Thu, Mar 5, 4-4:45 pm
Where: Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd

Kids STEAM Club

For Kids in Grades 1-5.

BUILD! PLAY! DESIGN! Elementary aged children are invited to join us for some hands-on tinkering through design & build challenges and STEAM-based exploration stations.

Kids STEAM Club meets on the First Thursday of each month September-May, 4:00-4:45pm

March 5: Basic Boomerang
April 2: Popsicle Stick Engineering Challenge
May 7: LEGO Free Play

Parental participation is highly encouraged.

Free admission. No registration required. Please call 703-228-6330 for further information.

Mar 18 Medicare Made Simple (free class)

Where: 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level Conference Room A
When: Wed, March 18, 2–4pm

Free classes offered by Arlington Department of Human Services
Ample free parking in the Arlington County Customer spaces in the garage across the street.

Are you turning 65 and newly eligible for Medicare? Do you want to know more about your Medicare benefits? Do you serve as a caregiver who would like learn about Medicare? Then join us for a Medicare Made Simple class.

Medicare Made Simple classes address Medicare Part A (inpatient hospitalization/skilled nursing), Part B (doctors/outpatient hospital services/labs/radiology), Part C (Medicare Advantage plans), and Part D (prescription drugs), as well as Medicare supplemental plans.

Curriculum is developed through the federal SHIP (State Health Insurance and Assistance Program) or in Virginia, VICAP (Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program). A trained and certified Medicare Counselor will lead this interactive session.

Enrollment is required.
Enroll for the February 20th class
Enroll for the March 18th class

Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.

Mar 28 LV Egg Hunt (Volunteers Needed)

When: March 28 (Sat), 10am-Noon
Where: LV Park, 1800 N Highland St
Free

The Lyon Village Women’s Club and the Lyon Village Citizens’ Association are co-hosting an Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28th for all neighborhood children ages 2 through 8. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be games for kids of all ages, refreshments and picture-taking opportunities with the Easter Bunny!

Please volunteer to help at the Egg Hunt SignUpGenius

To help with planning please RSVP (optional) Evite

Apr 2 Kid’s STEAM: Popsicle Stick Challenge

When: Thu, Apr 2, 4-4:45 pm
Where: Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd

Kids STEAM Club

For Kids in Grades 1-5.

BUILD! PLAY! DESIGN! Elementary aged children are invited to join us for some hands-on tinkering through design & build challenges and STEAM-based exploration stations.

Kids STEAM Club meets on the First Thursday of each month September-May, 4:00-4:45pm

April 2: Popsicle Stick Engineering Challenge
May 7: LEGO Free Play

Parental participation is highly encouraged.

Free admission. No registration required. Please call 703-228-6330 for further information.

Apr 16 LVWC Coffee & Presentation on Aging in Place

When: Thu, Apr 16 at 10am
Where: Lyon Village Community House, 1920 N Highland St
Sponsored by the Lyon Village Women’s Club

Are you thinking about staying in your own Lyon Village home as you age? Or, would you like to volunteer to help people in our community who have made this choice?

Come to a coffee to hear a representative from Arlington Neighborhood Village talk about how they help Arlington’s older residents continue living in their own homes.

They do this by providing access to many programs and social activities along with support services such a transportation, household tasks, errands, and tech assistance provided by volunteers, all of which are screened and trained.

If you can come, e-mail Marjorie McCarthy. Let me know if you need a ride.

May 7 Kid’s STEAM: LEGO Free Play

When: Thu, May 7, 4-4:45 pm
Where: Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd

Kids STEAM Club

For Kids in Grades 1-5.

BUILD! PLAY! DESIGN! Elementary aged children are invited to join us for some hands-on tinkering through design & build challenges and STEAM-based exploration stations.

Kids STEAM Club meets on the First Thursday of each month September-May, 4:00-4:45pm

May 7: LEGO Free Play

Parental participation is highly encouraged.

Free admission. No registration required. Please call 703-228-6330 for further information.

May 9 Dem School Board Caucus

The Arlington County Democratic Committee announced two caucus dates to determine the party endorsement for Arlington School Board. The caucus will be held on 2 separate days at 2 locations, one in south and one in north Arlington. It is only necessary to attend one. Up to 2 of the 6 announced candidates will be endorsed.

When: Thu May 7, 7-9 pm
Where: Drew Elementary School, 3500 S 23rd St

When: Sat May 9, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St

March 2 is the deadline for candidates to announce for School Board.

In Virginia School Board races are considered nonpartisan. It is not legally possible to designate a partisan candidate for a school board using a government-run primary. Therefore, Arlington Democrats use a Party-run caucus to endorse candidates for School Board.

6 Democrats Announce for School Board

Dem Candidates Page

Caucus Rules

May 7 Dem School Board Caucus

The Arlington County Democratic Committee announced two caucus dates to determine the party endorsement for Arlington School Board. The caucus will be held on 2 separate days at 2 locations, one in south and one in north Arlington. It is only necessary to attend one. Up to 2 of the 6 announced candidates will be endorsed.

When: Thu May 7, 7-9 pm
Where: Drew Elementary School, 3500 S 23rd St

When: Sat May 9, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St

March 2 is the deadline for candidates to announce for School Board.

In Virginia School Board races are considered nonpartisan. It is not legally possible to designate a partisan candidate for a school board using a government-run primary. Therefore, Arlington Democrats use a Party-run caucus to endorse candidates for School Board.

6 Democrats Announce for School Board

Dem Candidates Page

Caucus Rules