Clarendon Day Cancelled Again

Clarendon Day Cancelled Again
The Clarendon Alliance announced that for the second year in the row Clarendon Day is cancelled. A compressed production timeline, increased costs, staffing changes, and the ongoing concern of Covid-19 and the delta variant make the viability of an event too risky.
  Clarendon Day has been one of Arlington’s biggest and best loved street festivals, with several music stages, a large kid’s area, arts and crafts vendors, plenty of great food from local and regional restaurants, Craft beers and Virginia wines, business and nonprofit exhibitors from Clarendon and the region and more. ARLnow CA Facebook post

LV Park Sprayground Reopens for 2021!

LV Park Sprayground Reopens for 2021!
After a year of no fun at all, Arlington’s spraygrounds are now open for the summer. Sprayground season starts the weekend before Memorial Day and ends Labor Day weekend.
Also nearby is the sprayground at Hayes Park (1516 N Lincoln St).

 Hours Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
 Lyon Village 10am-
3pm
10am-
3pm
2pm-
8pm
Closed 2pm-
8pm
Noon-
8pm
Noon-
8pm
 Hayes Park 10am-
3pm
2pm-
8pm
Closed 10am-
3pm
2pm-
8pm
Noon-
8pm
Noon-
8pm

Arlington Spraygrounds Webpage

History
Irregular Sprayground hours were instituted as part of FY2011 budget cuts and continue to this day.

Spring Parks & Rec Catalog

Spring Parks & Rec Catalog
Featureing recreation, nature and history programs to keep you active, while practicing safe social distancing and following Virginia COVID guidelines. Online registration begins Wed, Mar 10 at 8AM.
View Catalog
All Parks & Rec programs, classes, and camps can accommodate participants of all abilities.

12 Days of Active Winter Break

12 Days of Active Winter Break
County staff and residents will be offering 12 different, kid-friendly activities for 12 Days of Active Winter Break to keep students and their families active and entertained. Activities will be free, physically distant, accessible, and walk/bike friendly.
 The 12 Days will start with a kick-off event held on Zoom on Thur, Dec 17, from 6:30-7:30 PM. Register in Advance
 Daily activities will be posted on social media.

Girl Scout Troops Organizing in LV

Girl Scout Troops Organizing in LV
Girl Scout Troops are now forming near Lyon Village! Troops at Key, Arlington Science Focus, and other nearby schools are open for registration. Troops are meeting both virtually and in-person, outside! Girls and interested parent volunteers contact Maxine Laberge at mlaberge@gscnc.org or 202-534-3763.

Labor Day Street Festival Cancelled

Labor Day Street Festival Cancelled
The Arlington Labor Day Weekend Festival of the Arts, that was to be held in Clarendon, has been cancelled due to an “unforeseen issue with local authorities is preventing the show from taking place.” The cancellation occurred prior to the results of LVCA’s quick poll being communicated to the County. Kudos to the County for figuring this out on its own. Thank you to all 261 LV residents who responded to the poll.

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Aug 14-16 Virtual County Fair

Virtual County Fair:
Aug 14-16

No rides, no yummy/unhealthy food, but lots of fun events. To share the magic of the Fair even during unsure times the Fair will be hosting a variety of live events via Facebook Live. Unlike many events on the Internet, these events are live—don’t be late!
Fair Facebook Page
Fair Schedule

Designing Streets for Kids

Designing Streets for Kids Guide
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) just published the Designing Streets for Kids guide to pave the way for cities to promote streets that better serve the specific needs of children and caregivers as pedestrians, cyclists and transit users. Download

High School Sports Season Delayed

High School Sports Season Delayed
The Virginia High School League voted to delay the start of the 2020-21 high school sports season. A compressed sports season will run from Dec 28 to June 26. The Winter season will start in late December, followed by Fall sports and Spring sports. More at VHSL

Arlington Pools Limited Reopening

Arlington Pools Limited Reopening
The indoor public pools at Washington-Liberty and Yorktown high schools have reopened. The Wakefield High School pool should reopen soon after major maintenance work. Activities include Lap Swimming, Water Jogging, Water Exercise (aerobics) and Water Walking. Advance reservations are required for 45-minute sessions. Cost for adult sessions is $6.30 and $4.10 for seniors. Multi-day passes and memberships are available. There are many restrictions; read everything carefully. More Details Fee Schedule

Arlington County 2020 Summer Camps Canceled

Arlington County 2020 Summer Camps Canceled
Parks and Recreation announced “in accordance with the health and safety guidelines of state, national and camp officials during the COVID-19 pandemic, Arlington County is cancelling summer camps for 2020.” It is “not confident all campers and staff would be able to safely enjoy an even modified camp experience.” Credits will be provided to all who previously signed up.

News Release

Egg Hunt Social Distancing Version

Egg Hunt Social Distancing Version
1) Decorate some paper eggs on an 8.5×11 paper sheet. You can download a template to print and color at Simple Mom Project
2) Post your eggs in a front window where they can easily be seen from the street. Please display them from Sat, Mar 28 to Tues, Apr 14.
3) Go for a walk around the neighborhood with your kids to see how many eggs you can find! Please walk only with members of your household, not in large groups.

Sorry, no prizes this year. Thanks, and stay safe and healthy!

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