Community Engagement Opportunities – November 2021

Dear Friends of APS:

This weekend, Arlington County Public Health will begin offering free COVID-19 vaccines by appointment to children ages 5–11 years old. We encourage families with children in this age range to schedule your free vaccine appointment—this is the safest, most effective way to help keep our community safe and schools open. Read News Release here.

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

W. Nov. 3        School Board Work Session on Proposed Boundary Adjustments and Immersion Feeders for SY 2022-23
6:00 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Tu. Nov. 9        School Board Work Session #1 with Advisory Council on Teaching & Learning
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Tu. Nov. 16      School Board Meeting: Tech Ed/Arlington Tech/Internships Update; Information on School Board Legislative Package; Annual Summer School Report, Boundary Adjustments & Immersion Feeders
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Tu. Nov. 30      School Board Meeting and Public Hearing on Boundary Adjustments & Immersion Feeders for School Year 2022-23
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41


Arlington Community Events:
Arlington County is offering free COVID-19 vaccines by appointment to children ages 5–11 years old. Schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments here or with your pediatrician. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Nov. 6              Fall Birder Walk, part of Black and Latino/Hispanic Naturalist Series, in collaboration with Arlington Regional Master Naturalists
9 am – 1 pm      Register here $8 with fee support. Upton Hill Regional Park, 6060 Wilson Blvd. 22205

Nov. 9 & 10      12th Virginia Immigrant Advocates Summit, organized by the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations and other organizations.
9 am – 1 pm      Virtual event. $10 plus processing fee. Register here.

Sun. Nov. 14     Seeing Farther into the Universe: A Look at the James Webb Space Telescope, hosted by Friends of the Planetarium.
2 – 5:00 p.m.     Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S Dinwiddie St. 22204 & streamed here.

Th. Nov. 18      28th annual Spirit of Community Virtual Awards Celebration, hosted by the Arlington Community Foundation.
12:00 p.m.        Virtual. Register here.

Now – Jan. 8     Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs that celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity found in Arlington’s 22204 neighborhood.Library of Virginia Exhibition Gallery, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond 23219

Note:
To read Community Engagement Opportunities in other languages, visit https://www.apsva.us/school-community-relations/community-engagement-opportunities/ and use the auto-translation feature at the top of the page to select preferred language.

Visit www.apsva.us/Engage for more community engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Thank you.
Dulce Carrillo
Supervisor of Public Engagement  |  School and Community Relations
Follow me on Twitter @dulceAPS