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December 2017 Newsletter

posted Dec 10, 2017, 10:00 AM by c traband

Happy Holidays!

The Rock Spring Civic Association Executive Board wishes you a Very Happy Holiday Season.

1.  Free concert by Encore Creativity:  Yorktown HS auditorium, Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3pm.

Free admission, donations accepted.  Encore is a 10-year old local organization of 1000 singers throughout the metropolitan area.  This concert will have about 200 singers from the Northern VA area, including Arlington.  This will be a seasonal concert, running about 70 minutes.  Families welcome…after all, most Encore singers are grandparents and love to have the kids join in the sing along part!

2.  Yorktown and Williamsburg Concerts:

Yorktown Winter Band Concert with Blackburn HS from Melbourne, Australia:  Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 6:30 PM in auditorium

Yorktown Orchestra Concert:  Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Williamsburg Orchestra and Chorus Concert:  Monday, December 11 @ 7:00 pm.

2.  Arlington Insider:  The Insider is a bulletin posted by Arlington County Government with a host of events happening in Arlington.  This edition includes a new tool, My Arlington — Projects map for finding out what is happening by neighborhood.

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3.  Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them: Saturday, January 13, 10:30 - noon, Westover Branch Library, 1644 N. McKinley Road, 22205.

Microgreens – You’ve likely seen them, but what makes them so good for you?  Join us to learn their many benefits, and some simple ways to grow these delicious, nutritious and inexpensive baby plants and sprouts in your own home.  Plus, we provide supplies for you to plant your own container, so come prepared to get a bit dirty while you make your own microgreen garden in class!  Free. Advance registration requested at Questions: telephone 703-228-6414 or email

To contact the newsletter editors for information or items to share, please email either Judy Hadden, or Joan Trabandt,