Archives for May 2014

June 2014 Calendar of Events in Arlington and DC Area

Air Force Memorial Concert 5/30

The US Air Force Band will be holding a concert at the Air Force Memorial with Music from Stage and Screen with a special D-Day 70th Anniversary Salute at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 30th.  The Featured soloist is the winner of teh U.S. Air Force Band’s Young Artist Competition, Euphonium player Joe Broom.  There will also be a pre-concert demonstration by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team at 7:40.   The Memorial is located at 1 Air Force Memorial Drive in Arlington.  Parking is available at

The music program can be viewed here.

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard (Photo credit: Official U.S. Air Force)


2014 Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival Begins May 30th

Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival

This year’s outdoor film festival’s theme is “Working For the Weekend” and features movies about work.  Held every Friday from May 30th to August 15th the shows begin at dusk.  Come early and hear music or participate in pre-show games and prizes.  Bring a blanket, low chairs and a picnic.  Parking is available for $3  at the Atlantic Parking Garage on N. Moore Street next to Continental.   For more information, visit the Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival website.  Movies are shown rain or shine but may be cancelled in the event of severe weather.

Below is a trailer of the first week’s movie, Office Space.


The complete line up is:

May 30          Office Space

June 6            The Devil Wears Prada

June 13          Horrible Bosses

June 20         Thank You For Smoking

June 27         Two Weeks Notice

July 11           The Internship

July 18           How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days

July 25           Up in the Air

August 1        9 to 5

August 8        Empire Records

August 15      Miss Congeniality

August 22      Anchorman


Neighborhood Day 2014 is Saturday, May 17th

Neighborhood Day

Neighborhood Day is held annually to celebrate community within Arlington neighborhoods. Typically held the second or third Saturday in May, neighborhoods may host yard sales, festivals, barbecues or other events.  .

For 2014, these events include:

  • Truck Day at Central Library from 9-11 for residents of the Ballston-Virginia Square neighborhood – the rear parking lot will have fire trucks, police cars, trash trucks, construction vehicles, a commuter bus and more.
  • Family Fun Day at Alcova Heights Park; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. -bring a picnic and enjoy games, fitness demos, 1st Tee Golf, YoKids Yoga,
  • Fairlington Day at Fairlington Community Center Grounds, 11 a.m. – grilled hot dogs, drinks, an inflatable obstacle course and other children’s activities
  • Turtle Trot 5K Race at Lower Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester St.), 10 a.m. – registration closes 5/16 at 8:59 am
  • Nauck Neighborhood Clean-Up – the County will pick up furniture, brush, bikes and other acceptable items from the curb.

Single Family Home For Sale in Falls Church Just Over Arlington County Line




6521 Thirty Second Street, Falls Church, Virginia

6521 32nd Street

Located on a cul-de-sac near two Metro Stations, I66 and I495, this all brick rambler was completely renovated in 2002.  Four bedrooms, two full baths.  Hardwood floors on main level, living room features wood-burning fireplace and triple picture window, formal dining room, granite counters in kitchen,  finished lower level with family room with wet bar, bedroom, bath, spacious laundry room and plenty of storage.  McLean/Longfellow/Haycock schools.  $670,000.   From East Falls Church Metro, take Washington Blvd. West which turns into Westmoreland.  Turn right on Thirty Second Street to 6521 on right.  From West Falls Church Metro, take Haycock Road to Right on Westmoreland, Left on Thirty Second Street to 6521.  Visit the property website here.



May 2014 Calendar of Things to Do In and Around Arlington, Virginia