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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

St. John’s Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday April 1

St. John’s will be having their annual Easter Egg hunt on Sunday after 11 am following the 10 am  service. They are inviting all the children in the neighborhood to participate, as they have in the past. There will be a light refreshments for everyone in the church undercroft after the hunt.

Everyone is welcome to join them at the 10 am Easter service which will include a children’s message and flowering of the cross by the children.

If you only want to attend the egg hunt, gather at the double door on the fifth street side of the church just after 11 am until everyone is ready.  Please bring your own basket!

St. Johns’ Episcopal Church is located at 415 S. Lexington.  Their website is stjohnsarlingtonva.org.

Construction at Manchester and Arl. Blvd

Temporary Road Closure on North Service Road at N. Manchester St and Arlington Blvd.

We want to notify you about a temporary road closure on the north service road at N. Manchester Street and Arlington Boulevard, expected to begin on Monday September 25 and expected to be in place for approximately 2-3 weeks. Signs marking the detour will be set in place on Monday, September 25.

The section of the road being closed is just east of the driveway at 5901 Arlington Boulevard and continues to the start of N. Manchester Street. The service road will be closed during the project’s work hours; Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contractors will be performing pavement and drainage pipe work in the northwest corner of the intersection as part of the Arlington Boulevard & Manchester Street Intersections Safety Improvements project.

Arlington Boulevard & Manchester Street Intersection Safety Improvements

Motorists will be directed to use 1st Street N. and N. Montague Street to access the north service road or Arlington Boulevard. Homeowners who live on the service road should travel west to access Arlington Boulevard.

Thank you for your patience during the road closure and throughout the duration of this project. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

For specific questions about the road closure, please contact Charles Boateng at 703-859-0147 or at cboate@arlingtonva.us.