The Arlington community is invited to attend an open house at Yorktown High School on Saturday, October 30th, 2010 from 1-3 p.m. The open house is a celebration of the completion of Phase I of the capital improvement project. There will be performances by the Yorktown dance team, cheerleaders and musicians on the school’s front plaza. Visitors will be able to tour the new technology-enhanced classrooms, art studios, laboratories, cafeteria, family and consumer science lab, TV studio and performing arts spaces.
Alumni of the school are also encouraged to attend and should stop by Room 222 for alumni activities.
For more information on the Yorktown High School construction project, click here. For more information on the open house, call 703-228-6004.
Arlington Academy of Hope is holding their annual gala and silent auction to provide hope for Ugandan children. The event will raise funds to support the AAH model primary school, secondary scholarship program, outreach to village schools and two medical clinics. The SanGala will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 PM on October 29th, 2010 at the Capital View Ballroom at the Key Bridge Marriott.
This is an annual event. For tickets and more information visit the Arlington Academy of Hope website here.
The Crystal City Business Improvement District will be hosting their fourth annual Vintage Crystal on Sunday, September 19th from 2-6PM. There will be wines, food, music and dancing with a Latin twist.
With more than 30 different wines from Spain and South America, visitors will be able to taste complimentary dishes from local favorites including Café Pizzaiolo, Domaso, Jaleo, King Street Blues, Kora, Lebanese Taverna, Morton’s, Portofino Restaurant, Restaurant Mez, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and Zpizza among others.
Jazz music and local Latin American dance groups will take the stage. There will also be Salsa, Rumba, Samba and Cha-Cha-Cha lessons from the Salsa Room.
For more information, visit the website here.