Tuesday, February 26, 2013

March Meet-Up, Events & More

Message From the Chair
After a slow start to the year, winter is almost over and we have a number of new volunteer opportunities coming up!  The stream cleanup and gardening events are great ways to get outside, have fun and help out the community.

The meet-up at Buzz Bakery on Tuesday, March 12th is also a great way to learn more about CVN and meet other active volunteers (in addition to sampling some amazing sweet treats!).  For those of you who are new to CVN or haven't attended a meet-up for a while, I highly encourage you to come out.
Garry Knobler                                                                                                                  
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                                              Upcoming CVN Events                                         
  • Inside Croatia: An Evening with Ambassador to the United States JoŇ°ko Paro Tuesday, February 26th, 6:20-7:00pm | Help Arlington Central Library prepare for an evening with the Croatian Ambassador to the United States. CVN volunteers will be asked to help the library, as needed, including setting up tables and welcoming and directing guests. Register here.
  • Four Mile Run Cleanup Saturday, March 9th, 9:00am-12:00pm | Join CVN for a community-wide clean up of Four Mile Run, the largest stream flowing through Arlington. We will meet in front of the parking garage at 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Please wear sturdy shoes that can get dirty and wet and bring latex/nitrile gloves if you have them. Register here.
  • March Meet-up @ Buzz Bakery (Ballston) – Tuesday, March 12th, 7:00-9:00pm | Join CVN at Buzz Bakery to learn more about our upcoming events and meet fellow volunteers. Register here.
  • Gardening at ATS Schoolyard Sunday, March 17th, 2:00-4:00pm | Please lend a hand with the monthly crew of CVN volunteers helping out in the garden at Arlington Traditional School. Newcomers and regulars are welcome to join us for landscaping projects large and small. This crew is continuing to transform the ATS garden into a fun space for kids to learn outdoor. Register here. 
  • Family Ice Skate Night - Friday, March 22, 6:00pm-8:15pm | CVN will be volunteering at Arlington County Therapeutic Recreation's Family Ice Skate Night at Kettler Iceplex. The ice skate night is an opportunity for individuals with disabilities and their families to have some fun with the whole rink to themselves. Most CVN volunteers will help on the ice, so it's important that you are comfortable on ice skates. Register here.
  • Tuckahoe Elementary School Garden - Sunday, March 24, 2:00-4:00pm | Join CVN at a gardening/landscaping session at Tuckahoe Elementary School. We'll be helping to maintain the diverse natural habitat at this neighborhood school so students can engage in interactive outdoor learning. Whether you're a green thumb or a gardening newbie, you're welcome to come on out! Register here.
Check out CVN's calendar or browse other volunteering opportunities in Arlington.
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  • DC Young Professionals Kiwanis Networking Reception - March 6, 6:00-8:00pm | More details.

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