CORRECTION:  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

Stream Cleanup and Hot Dog Roast March 10th

Arlington County Park Rangers are calling on volunteers to help clean Four Mile Run at Glencarlyn Park on Saturday, March 10th, from 10:00 am to Noon. The Glencarlyn Citizens’ Association will host a hot dog and marshmallow roast after the cleanup.

Get outdoors and help Arlington restore its natural spaces. Great project for individuals, families, service clubs and school groups.

  • The clean-up area is from under the Arlington Blvd./Rte 50 bridge to where Long Branch enters Four Mile Run.
  • Trash bags and plastic gloves will be available for volunteers at the 3rd Street picnic pavilion starting at 10am.
  • Volunteers should wear long sleeve shirts and pants and should bring work gloves if they have them.
  • After the clean-up, the hot dog and marshmallow roast will be held at the 3rd Street picnic pavilion.
  • Invite lots of friends to help in the cleanup and enjoy the roast.

Pippy and Matt Sickbert and Brandon Hemel are coordinating the event. Please email them at to let them know if you are thinking about attending, so they can plan for the food. If you didn’t get a chance to contact them, show up anyway because there will be extra food.

Glencarlyn Luminaria and Holiday Celebration Saturday, Dec. 9th

We invite everyone to walk the neighborhood, admire the Luminaria and come to the Library parking lot (Kensington St., between 3rd and 4th Sts.), beginning at 6 pm until 8 pm, for the celebration. We will have holiday music, cookies, warm beverages (cocoa, spiced cider) and marshmallows for roasting.

Santa will arrive around 6:30 pm with a little something for the youngsters.

Even if you won’t be placing luminaria in front of your home, please join us for friendship and refreshments. This is a wonderful family activity and a great opportunity to greet your neighbors.

Luminaria packs can be purchased at Carlin Hall, 5711 4th Street S., between 9 am and 3 pm on December 10th. Each 10 candle Luminaria pack, which includes tea candles, white paper bags and sand, costs $5.00 and will light the frontage of an average 50/60 foot lot.

Volunteers Needed for Luminaria and Holiday Party, Saturday, Dec. 9

We need lots of volunteers to help on Saturday December 9th both during the day, selling the Luminaria kits, as well as in the evening for set-up, running and clean-up at the Holiday Party.

Please sign up to help with one or both events.

Luminaria: 4 people are needed for each of the four 2 hour shifts between 8:30 am and  3:30 pm.  At least two people will be working inside and one bagging sand outside. You can rotate the assignments.  (The last shift will also place luminaria in front of the Library and Carlin Hall.)

Holiday Party: 3 or 4 people are needed for each of the four 1 hour shifts between 5:15 and 8:30 pm for set-up, operation and clean up.  Cookies Needed for Holiday Party. Please note, we need 10 dozen cookies for the Holiday Party.  Bring cookies to the Party or drop them off at Carlin Hall during the day.

  • If you can volunteer, or have any questions, please contact Julie Lee at or call 808-384-4954.
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