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Energize Arlington  — A Workshop Series for Improving Community Leadership Skills

Energize Arlington is for anyone wanting to improve their community leadership skills

Join us for a SERIES of interactive workshops developed from community conversations.

Every Thursday evening this October with networking from 6:30-7 p.m. and program from 7-8:30 p.m.

Reservations are needed for each session —  https://projects.arlingtonva.us/energize-arlington/

SCHEDULE:

OCTOBER 4 — Energizing Neighbors to be Active Participants in their Community

  • Learn how to spark neighborhood interest and engagement.
  • Location: Langston-Brown Community Center

OCTOBER 11 — Improving Communication with Multi-Family Buildings

  • Gain tips on how to broaden connections to neighbors.
  • Location: Walter Reed Community Center

OCTOBER 18 — Essentials for Community Leadership

  • Add valuable tools and resources to your leadership toolbox.
  • Location: Walter Reed Community Center

OCTOBER 25 — Networking Happy Hour

  • Meet and engage with other influential leaders like you!
  • Location: New District Brewing Company

GCA Halloween Party, Sat Oct. 20th at Carlin Hall

Glencarlyn’s annual Halloween Party for the neighborhood’s younger ghosts and goblins will be held Saturday, October 20th from 2:30-4:30pm at Carlin Hall, 5711 4th St. S.

We need parent volunteers to help with the party. If you can help:

Dress your young ones in their Halloween costume and bring them to the party. We will have snacks and lots of activities. Feel free to bring a snack, craft, or game to share. Children 5th grade and under are invited, and must be accompanied by an adult.

Glencarlyn Day 2018 Photos

Check out the new Glencarlyn Photo Gallery and the Glencarlyn Day 2018 Photos.

Most of the photos were provided by Gerald Martineau (one was from Dayna Lewin).  If you are interested in a full-size copies of any of the photos, his contact info is in the Glencarlyn Neighborhood Directory.

Glencarlyn Day Volunteers Needed

Plans are already underway for our annual Glencarlyn Day Activities, June 1st-2nd.

It takes dozens of volunteers to make our celebration a success.  I am asking for your help.  I have listed below the various areas where we need help for the Potluck and Block party on Friday night June 1st, and the Pancake Breakfast and MANY other activities on Saturday June 2nd.

PLEASE let me know when and how you can help.

You can sign up using the sign up genius:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084baeac2da2fe3-2018

Or, send me an email telling me which shift or shifts you can work: jfblee@aol.com

Please consider signing up for more than one event.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you so much for your help.  We cannot do this without you!!
Julie Lee
808-384-4954

Friday Events, June 1st

The Potluck 6:30-7:30 pm (at Carlin Hall) and the Block Party 7-9 pm (by the Library) are Friday night June 2nd.

We need help with:

  •     Potluck Set-up 5:30-6:00 pm (4 people)
  •     Potluck Clean-up  7:30-8 pm (4 people)
  •     Block Party Set-up 6-6:30 pm (4 people)
  •     Block Party Clean-up 9- 9:30 pm (4 people)

We also need help setting up the stage Friday afternoon, preferably some strong helpers.

Saturday’s Events, June 2nd, are more numbered and more involved.

For the Pancake Breakfast 8-10 am We need help with:

Early Morning Transport and Set-up 6:15/6:30-8:00 am (12 people and at least 4 TRUCKS)

  •     1st SHIFT 7:50-9 am
    •   Batter Makers (2 people)
    •   Cooks (6 people)
    •   Front table Staff (4 people)
  •     2nd SHIFT 9- 10:10 am
    •   Cooks (6 people)
    •   Front Table Staff (4 people)
    •   Clean-Up 10-11/11:30 am ( 10 people and 4 TRUCKS)

For the Parade 11:45-12:10

  •  Organizing and Decorating  11:15-11:45 (4-6 people)
  •  Assisting during the Parade 11:30-12:10 (4-6 people)

Moon Bounce and Sno-cones at Carlin Hall 12- 3 pm

  • To sell tickets, make sno-cones and watch moon bouncers
    •  1st Shift 12-1:30 (5 people)
    •  2nd shift 1:30-3 (5 people)

Home Tour 2-4 pm – 2 volunteers per shift per home.  Each shift 1 hour.   We hope to have at least 4 or 5 homes on the tour

  •    1st Shift 2-3 pm
  •    2nd Shift 3-4 pm