The success stories, and challenges, of assimilating successive waves of immigrants into local life were dissected and discussed Sept. 23 at Wakefield High School.
Parents in a large swath of the central part of Arlington will have to wait and see if their children end up going to Washington-Lee High School as currently is the case, or are sent to Yorktown or Wakefield high schools in an effort to balance enrollment figures countywide.
The Faith, Food and Fellowship program of Clarendon United Methodist Church will host Arlington library director Diane Kresh on Thursday, Oct. 13 at the church, 606 North Irving St.
A free course for parents concerned about a child or teen experiencing mental-health challenges will be held on five consecutive Saturdays starting Oct. 15 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Arlington.
Two additional local high schools – Bishop O’Connell and Washington-Lee – will join Wakefield and Yorktown high schools, the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program and the Arlington Career Center as participants in the 2017 Model General Assembly program.
“Purple Runway,” a fashion show in support of domestic-violence awareness and supporting women and children in need, will be presented by Kamisol Style Consultancy on Sunday, Oct. 2 at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington.
The Arlington Rose Foundation will host a horticulture, photography and design competition on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax.
“Money Talk: A Financial Education Series for Women,” will run for five Wednesdays beginning Sept. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Central Library.