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Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation

Park officials aim to rebound after registration meltdown

It is rare indeed for a government official to acknowledge something had gone so awry that it qualified as an “epic failure,” but that in fact is how Arlington leaders described the meltdown of summer-camp registration. Online registration was slated...

Arlington parks department wins accreditation

The Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation has received accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association. “This mark of distinction recognizes our commitment to highest level of service...

Park/recreation programming expected to be more robust in fall

As it begins to ramp back up after more than a year of COVID-caused pullbacks, the Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation has set registration dates for its fall programming. Online registration for classes begins Aug. 4 at 7 a.m....

Lubber Run preps for resumption of summer concerts

After being closed for the entirety of the summer 2020 season due to the pandemic, the Arlington County government’s Lubber Run Amphitheatre will host free programming in July and August. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays...

Acclaimed art teacher Blanche Kirchner dies at 98

Blanche Kirchner, who brought her zest for art to likely thousands of students through the Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation, died April 14, just a few weeks shy of her 99th birthday. Kirchner, an Arlington resident for 85 years,...
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Vienna 180 atop district standings, will play July 4

The long-standing American Legion District 17 all-star baseball game won’t be played the morning of July 4 like so...
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