On Saturday, May 21st, many neighborhoods in Arlington will be celebrating Neighborhood Day.  From cleaning up their neighborhood to yard sales to family fun fairs, Neighborhood Day brings neighbors together and gives people a way to get to know each other.

Check out the activities planned for many Arlington neighborhoods.  Go to http://www.arlingtonva.us/portals/topics/NeighborhoodDayMain.aspx for more info.


H-B Woodlawn 5K Trail Run– 8am, Potomac Overlook Park


Ashton Heights Yard Sale- 8am-noon, Ashton Heights


Old Dominion Neighborhood Day & Yard Sale- 8am-12:30pm, St. Mark’s Church

Neighborhood-wide yard sale and various family entertainment including cultural displays, fire truck and activities for kids.


Fairlington Invasive Plant Pull- 9am-noon, Fairlington Community Center

Help clear invasive plants from a singular patch of woodland in Fairlington.


Patrick Henry Fun Run- 9am–noon,  Patrick Henry Elementary School

A non-competitive 5k run/walk for people of all ages.


Save Barcroft from Plant Invaders!- 9:30-Noon, Barcroft Park

Join the Arlington Regional Master Naturalists and members of Remove Invasive Plants for a Coffee Talk


Turtle Trot 5K- 10am, Lower Bluemont Park Picnic Shelter

Take part in the 2011 Turtle Trot 5K race at the Lower Bluemont Park Picnic Shelter.


Highland Park-Overlee Knolls Walk-A-Bout- 10am-noon, Westover Library

Join neighbors and friends of all ages for a spring walk through the Highland Park-Overlee Knolls Neighborhood.


Bluemont Park Ribbon Cutting- 10-10:30am, Bluemont Playground

Check out our new playground.


Lyon Park’s 87th Annual Spring Fair- 11 am-3 pm, Lyon Park Community Center

Enjoy carnival games, pony rides, moon bounces, great concessions, bake sale, plant sale, live bluegrass music and more!  According to ARL Now, following the fair, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m, the third annual Lyon Park Big Wheel Grand Prix will be held. Check out the article for more info.


Bluemont Spring BBQ at Firehouse # 2- 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Firehouse #2

Bluemont residents, children and visitors are invited to the annual Spring BBQ.


North Highland Community Picnic- Noon-4pm, Dawson Terrace Park

North Highland community members are getting together a community picnic.


Nauck Neighborhood Day: “It’s a Family Affair”- 1-4pm, Drew Model School Field

This is a community building event with music, vendors, kid’s activities and much more!


Rockwell Plaque Dedication at Fillmore Park- 2:30-3pm, Fillmore Park

Help us recognize Arlington’s Conservationist of the Year, Ruth Rockwell, who sold .35 wooded acres of land abutting Fillmore Park for a reduced rate of the appraised value in August 2010 so that it could extend the footprint of Fillmore Park.


Dominion Hills Park and Playground Dedication- 4-6pm, Dominion Hills Park

Celebrate our great community, check out our new playground, learn a bit about our history and listen to great music.

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