National Night Out Well Attended

National Night Out Well Attended
Nationally and throughout Arlington, neighbors and police mingled Tuesday night in the National Night Out. NNO is an annual effort to fight crime by building relationships between communities and police. LVCA’s event was well attended.

photo of NNO attendees
photo by Brad James

Aug 3 National Night Out at LV Park

National Night Out at LV Park, Tue, Aug 3
When: Tue, Aug 3; 7–8 PM
Where: Lyon Village Park, 1800 N Highland
Lyon Village is hosting a National Night Out (NNO) Event at the Lyon Village Park from 7:00 to 8:00pm. Bring the whole family. We will have popsicles and ice-cold water for all. Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) officers will be there to connect with the neighborhood.
  NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our communities safer and improve quality of life. “This annual event is a great opportunity for officers and the Arlington community to come together to strengthen neighborhood spirit and build stronger relationships which are vital to maintaining public safety. “I truly believe we are at our best when we are working collaboratively with the community and hope you will join us on August 3,” said Chief Andy Penn.
To help with the event, please contact John Carten at

July 16 Innovation Elementary Movie Night

Innovation Elementary Movie Night
When: Fri, July 16 from 7:30-10:30PM
Where: Innovation Elementary (formerly Key School, wistfully Hopper Elementary)
Innovation Elementary School PTA is sponsoring its first movie night, showing the movie Onward! This is a free event. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, dinner and snacks for a fun night with Innovation families. We will have a Kona Ice truck with sweet treats available for purchase. See you for a movie under the stars! Sign up at Signup Genius

Come March: Independence Day Parade July 5th 2021

A great Lyon Village tradition continues!
Come March — Come Help — Come Watch
Come March: Independence Day Parade July 5th 2021
Come march in the parade with family and friends. Come watch antique cars, police and fire vehicles will join us in parading. Then join us for a fun picnic at Lyon Village Park. Remember that children, especially the little ones, will be unvaccinated, so it is important to spread out

When: Parade starts 11AM on Mon, July 5th = Independence Day Observed
Parade line up starts at 10:30AM at the Key & Jackson.
Route: Key Blvd, turning left at Edgewood, ending at LV Park.

Following the parade, enjoy a patriotic picnic in the LV Park with family and friends. Bring your own picnic. LVCA will provide ice cold water and popsicles. There will be games for the kids.

We encourage LV residents, especially along the parade route, to patriotically decorate their houses.

Calling All Cars to
LV’s Independence Day Parade

Calling All Cars to LV’s Independence Day Parade
LV’s Independence Day Parade always features cars, cars, cars: police cars, fire trucks, antique cars, sporty cars, even John’s Subaru. We would love everyone with an unusual or antique vehicle to join us.
Parade starts: 11AM July 5th, Mon (Independence Day Observed)
Line up: starts at 10:30AM
Where: Key and Jackson

Please let John know if you can join us John Carten’s email.

Mar 13: Honk for LV Resident’s 100th

March 13: Come Honk for LV Resident’s 100th
When: Sat, Mar 13 from 1-3PM
Where: Hancock St between Key & Highland
On Saturday, March 13 from 1-3PM we are celebrating Mom’s 100th birthday by asking friends, community members, music students and musicians and family to drive down N Hancock St and honk their horns to wish her a happy 100th birthday. Depending on the weather, we will either be sitting in the front yard with Mom or at the front door to see those who drive by the house.
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Photos: Grand LV Parade July 4th 2020

🇺🇸 Grand LV Parade July 4th 2020 🇺🇸

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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!