Tom Hutchings from the county will update us on the delayed reconfiguration of Clarendon Circle. That is the intersection of Washington Blvd., Clarendon Blvd., Wilson Blvd. and N. Ivy Street. The changes are intended to make it easier to navigate for pedestrians, bikes and cars. He will also have information on other traffic projects near Lyon Village.
Also on the agenda will be the presentation of the new Community House Board.
Join us for a night of fun and camaraderie at the Lyon Village Community House: first seating is 5–6:30; the second is 7–8:30. Adults $10, children $5. Our traditional menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara, salad, and garlic bread. Also available for purchase are wine, soda, and baked goods. continue reading »
For Candidate Night, we have commitments from both County Board candidates (Libby Garvey and Audrey Clement), the Republican and Independent candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives (Charles Hernick and Julio Gracia), and both school board candidates (Tannia Talento and Nancy van Doren). The candidates will give presentations about their positions and take questions. Joining us will be the North Highlands Civic Association and the Clarendon Courthouse Citizens Association. continue reading »
Come join us for a crime and transportation program. Representatives from the Arlington Police Department will give the crime update and transportation options will be discussed. Representatives from the ART bus system, Car2Go, and Capital Bikeshare will describe their services and answer questions. Given the ongoing SafeTrack disruptions on Metro, information on alternatives is timely. The meeting will be held at 8pm at the Lyon Village Community House.
We hope you will decorate your bikes/scooters/strollers/walkers or even yourselves and join us for our July 4th parade and picnic on Monday, July 4, 2016.
The parade will start from the intersection of Key Blvd. and N. Highland St. promptly at 11:00am. Parade participants should start lining up on 17th St., just off Highland St., starting at 10:30am. The parade will head down Key Blvd. to Edgewood St. then turn left to continue along Edgewood to Lyon Village Park for the picnic. continue reading »
Come join us for presentations by the Arlington YMCA and Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE). Also on the agenda is the election of new LVCA Executive Committee members for the 2016 – 2017 year. The North Highlands Citizens Association will be joining us that evening for the presentations. The YMCA will share how the Y strengthens community though 3 areas of focus – Youth Development: nurturing the potential of every child and teen. Healthy Living: improving community health and well-being. continue reading »
The next General Meeting will feature representatives from the Arlington Police Department to discuss crime trends and answer questions and address concerns that you may have. We'll also hear a report from the Lee Highway Alliance on the results from the community meeting (charette) held last November to gather input from residents and business owners about our vision for the future of Lee Highway from Rosslyn to the Fairfax County line. Redevelopment pressures for the corridor are growing and this is the effort of 18 civic associations to get ahead of the curve. continue reading »
Lyon Village's own real estate professionals will discuss sales trends in the neighborhood: Ruth Boyer O'Dea of TTR Sotheby's International Realty, Billy Buck of Buck & ASsociates, Inc., John Plank of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., and Ingrid J. Wooten of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. continue reading »
The Holiday Party takes place on Sunday, December 13, from 4:00-6:00pm! We have enough volunteers to make it happen, but there are still spots to be filled, including decorating the Community House, setting up for the event, and dressing up as Santa. Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084dafac2ba5f85-lyon.
As a reminder, we are asking neighbors to bring potluck food again this year (appetizers, side dishes, main dishes, desserts):
Biodegradable bag leaf collection begins November 2 and runs through January 8, 2016 (M-F including holidays, except Christmas and New Year's Day). Leaf bags are collected on the next business day after your regular trash collection day. Always use biodegradable paper bags, no plastic. Vacuum leaf collection (first pass) is scheduled in Lyon Village for Nov. 13-18. continue reading »