Keller Williams Realty Fundraiser for AFAC’s Permanent Home Campaign: November 10th
The agents at Keller Williams really know how to throw a party! On Wednesday, November 10th, 6-9pm, Keller Williams Realty, Arlington, is hosting their Third Annual Benefit Fundraiser, Pay It Forward, Pay It Down, for AFAC’s Permanent Home Campaign at the Clarendon Ballroom on Wilson Blvd. Don’t miss out on a great evening of fun with special guests Chef Carla Hall and DC United’s Bryan Namoff, a silent auction, and food and drink by Bites, Drinks and Fun. For details and tickets, click here.
Be prepared for the Boy Scout Food Drive: Saturday, November 13th
Each year, Arlington Scout troops visit Arlington neighborhoods, requesting food donations for AFAC. Be prepared and put together your bag of donations now! Needed items are: cereal (low-sugar), canned proteins (tuna, salmon, chicken), and canned soups (low-sodium). Last year, Scouts collected 43,000 pounds of food for AFAC. Let’s do our best to break that record! To volunteer to make Boy Scout Food Drive posters for your neighborhood, contact email@example.com.
Bluegrass and folk music will be on the program for a concert to benefit AFAC at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Barcroft Community House, 800 S. Buchanan Street, in Arlington.
Headlining the program will be Hollertown, a D.C.-based band that plays bluegrass, folk and American roots music. Opening the show will be Kathy Kerr and Friends, with old-time fiddle music; followed by members of the Josh Drews, a D.C.-based folk-rock band. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Doors open at 6:30. Desserts and liquid refreshments will be available for purchase. Concert patrons are also encouraged to bring a canned good or box of cereal, which will be donated to AFAC along with proceeds from ticket sales. For more information about the concert, call Alicia or Phil Cackley at 703-271-9743.
The 5th Annual Arlington Turkey Trot: Thanksgiving Day-Thursday, November 25th, 8am
The 5k fun run/walk will provide an opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy a fun, healthy holiday activity together. All proceeds from the race will benefit AFAC and two other charities. For race info, please visit the website (www.ccapca.org/turkeytrot). If you’d like to be a course marshall, help at a water station, or collect food donations for AFAC, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.