Archives for July 2011

Fire Station No. 3 opens

Fire Station No. 3 Arlington

Photo Courtesy of Arlington County

Arlington County has announced that Fire Dept. No. 3 in Cherrydale opened today, July 26th, 2011. The public is invited to a dedication ceremony on Friday July 29th at 2PM where they will have a ceremonial uncoupling of a fire house (serving as a “ribbon-cutting”) and a community open house on Saturday, July 30th from 10-2. when visitors can tour the state-of-the-art facility, meet the firefighters and check out the equipment. For more information visit the link here.

Arlington/Washington DC Metropolitan Area at Top of List of Home Price gains

ClearCapital’s Home Data Index Forecast shows price declines nationally but rising in five major metropolitan areas, including the Washington DC/Arlington/Alexandria area which is at the top of the list.  They show an increase in home prices of 4.4% for the first six months of 2011 with a projected increase of 2.4% for the remaining six months of the year.

For more information, visit the ClearCapital website here.

Come Watch Washington Capitals Prospects at their Summer Development Camp

Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Night Shot

Image via Wikipedia

2011’s Summer Development Camp for Washington Capitals Prospects will be held July 11th-16th at the Kettler Iceplex at Ballston. All on-ice sessions, including the three intrasquad games, are free and open to the public.  Capitals prospects who are under contract as well as recent Capitals draft picks who have not been signed yet will be in attendance.  The camp will wrap up with a Fan Fest on  Saturday, July 16, beginning at 10 AM.  The Fan Fest is a will  feature an intrasquad scrimmage as well as the team’ annual equipment sale, interactive games, autographs and public skating.

Get your tickets to Bollywood for Babies

Arlington Pediatric Center Bollywood for BabiesArlington Pediatric Center will be holding a Bollywood themed benefit on Friday July 15th, 2011 from 7-11 pm at Washington Golf and Country Club.    The event will include a Bollywood Bar & Cocktail Buffet, music and dancing with DJ Lucky, a henna artist, and silent and live auction items.  Tickets for the event are $125 per person.  Click here for more information or to order tickets.

Arlington Pediatric Center (APC) was established in 2001 with the goal of building a healthier community through providing quality medical care to thousands of Arlington children.

Lubber Run Amphitheatre Performances are Back for Summer 2011

Lubber Run’s 2011 summer series opens with Mary Ann Redmond on July 29th. Its a completely free way to enjoy and support the local arts.
The Summer Schedule:
Friday, July 29: Mary Ann Redmond
http://www.marb.com/

Saturday, July 30: Justin Trawick
http://www.justintrawick.com/

Friday, August 5: Origem
http://www.myspace.com/origemband

Saturday, August 6: Teen Talent and Movie Night: FAST AND FURIOUS

Friday, August 12: Margot MacDonald
http://www.margotmacdonald.com/

Saturday, August 13: Russkie Musikanti
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Russkie-Musikanti/50950946354

Friday, August 19: Texas Chainsaw Horns
http://www.texaschainsawhorns.com/

Saturday, August 20: Andrew Acosta & the New Old-Time String Band

Friday, August 26: Eric Scott
http://www.ericscottmusic.com/

Saturday, August 27: Cartoon Johnny
http://www.cartoonjohnny.com/fr_home.cfm

Friday, September 2: The Grandsons
http://grandsons.com/index.shtml

Saturday, September 3: Teen Talent and Movie Night: INCEPTION