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RSVP Northern Virginia holding a free seminar on senior volunteering, Jan. 21, in Arlington

When: January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N Stafford Street, Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA – As part of Volunteer Arlington’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, RSVP Northern Virginia will hold free information sessions on senior volunteering at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington on Monday, Jan 21, 2019. The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and run continuously until approximately noon with each session lasting about 45 minutes. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), the region’s largest volunteer network for people 55-years-old and better, provides personalized support to seniors who are seeking their ideal service opportunities in and around Fairfax County, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. Washington-Lee is located at 1301 N. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA, 22201. Free parking is available. The school is located less than a half mile from the Virginia Square Metro station. RSVP offers more than 200 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching ESL to adults. At this session, you will get to hear from three of RSVP’s partner organizations, REEP-Arlington Education and Employment Program, La Cocina VA and Meals on Wheels of Arlington, who will talk about their programs and volunteer opportunities. The session will conclude with a small service project that will give attendees an opportunity to meet new people and talk with the nonprofits all while giving back. RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group projects and social gatherings. The info session will be part of Volunteer Arlington’s annual MLK Jr. Day of Service celebration, an event that features volunteer trainings and nearly a dozen community service projects. To sign up for the Jan. 21st event, email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Carly Hubicki at chubicki@volunteerfairfax.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

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American Red Cross First Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit

When: January 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA

In conjunction with Sponsoring Partners – Pepco, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington D.C., The Marriott Foundation and The Webster Group – the American Red Cross will launch the first annual Disaster Preparedness Summit in Washington, DC on January 28, 2019. Our mission with this event is to address the threats and risks to this community, our region and offer real world ways in which companies and other organizations can assess their readiness and better prepare for the unexpected.

World Children’s Choir 29th Annual Holiday Concert

When: December 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Where: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4250 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207, USA

Come lift your hearts and celebrate the holiday season! The family friendly program includes beautiful carols, Hanukkah, secular, and new year songs from around the world. The concert includes an audience sing-along. Please join us on Saturday, December 15, at 7 PM. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 4250 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207 Tickets: Family (parents and children)/$30 Adults/$20 Seniors & Students (12+)/$15 Children 3 – 11/$10 Tickets At the Door or in Advance: https://www.worldchildrenschoir.org/tickets.html The World Children’s Choir serves as a voice for children worldwide – giving voice to the interests of all children, celebrating cultural diversity through music, promoting positive international relations, and asking people to work together to create a peaceful, healthy world for children. We welcome and provide a safe space for children and teens from all races, religions/no religion, cultural heritage, gender and sexual orientation. WCC singers have performed at The Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center, and the White House. Singers ages 4 through 18 attend weekly rehearsals in Arlington, VA.

Information Session (Age 2-Grade 12)

When: December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Where: BASIS Independent McLean, 8000 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

Join us for a general information session, where you will receive an overview of the BASIS Independent Schools philosophy, mission, and our top-ranked curriculum. Open to families from Age 2 through grade 10, you will see how classrooms, each led by a Subject Expert Teacher, inspire students as they learn and grow. At BASIS Independent McLean, we will provide your child with a challenging, well-rounded liberal arts education with a STEM focus that leads to true college readiness.

Information Session (Grades 1-8)

When: December 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am
Where: BASIS Independent McLean, 8000 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

Join us for a general information session, where you will receive an overview of the BASIS Independent Schools philosophy, mission, and our top-ranked curriculum. Open to families from Grades 1 through grade 8, you will see how classrooms, each led by a Subject Expert Teacher, inspire students as they learn and grow. At BASIS Independent McLean, we will provide your child with a challenging, well-rounded liberal arts education with a STEM focus that leads to true college readiness.

Information Session (Age 2-Grade 4)

When: December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Where: BASIS Independent McLean, 8000 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

Join us for a general information session, where you will receive an overview of the BASIS Independent Schools philosophy, mission, and our top-ranked curriculum. Open to families from Age 2 through grade 4, you will see how classrooms, each led by a Subject Expert Teacher, inspire students as they learn and grow. At BASIS Independent McLean, we will provide your child with a challenging, well-rounded liberal arts education with a STEM focus that leads to true college readiness.

Shen Yun Performing Arts

When: January 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Where: George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall , 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.

Shen Yun Performing Arts

When: January 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Where: George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.

Shen Yun Performing Arts

When: January 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Where: George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall , 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.

Shen Yun Performing Arts

When: January 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Where: George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity’s treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is bringing back this glorious culture.