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All Fairlington Bulletin

Read the March 2024 All Fairlington Bulletin.

West End Alexandria Briefing  March 4

Strategies to avoid housing displacement and increase the stock of affordable housing will be a key component of the emerging Alexandria West plan, city staff told the Alexandria City Council in a late January briefing on the planning work. A general virtual community briefing will be held on Monday March 4 at 7 p.m. over Zoom.

FCA Virtual Work Session March 13 

The FCA Board will hold a virtual work session on Wednesday, March 13. There will be no special presentation.

Fairlington Free Clothing Swap April 13

The 8th Semi-Annual Fairlington Free Clothing Swap is coming up on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the North Fairlington Community Center parking lot (3005 S. Abingdon St.).

You do not need to donate to shop, but all donations of clothes, shoes and accessories for all ages and genders are welcome.

2024 Home and Garden Tour Volunteers Needed

The Fairlington Historical Society’s 2024 Home and Garden Tour is scheduled for Saturday, May  11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (the first tour since 2019). This is an extraordinary opportunity to see what other residents have done with their units and how they have transformed their gardens. Tickets will be on sale soon.

Opportunities include (a) house sitters – assisting the homeowners with meeting and greeting tour goers and helping with traffic flow (b) a photographer who can take pictures of the units (c) hospitality in the Fairlington Villages Community Center to greet tour goers and serve drinks and snacks the day of the event; and (d) general assistance with set-up, errands, and providing help as needed.

To volunteer, send an email to: homeandgarden at fairlingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

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What Is the Fairlington Citizens Association?

The Fairlington Citizens Association (FCA) is about you. All residents are members and an executive board is elected annually. The FCA’s mission is to promote activities that make Fairlington a better community in which to live by serving as a forum for discussion of residents’ concerns and by representing Fairlington’s views to local government.

Read more under About the FCA and find out how you can get involved. Fairlington is a National Register and Virginia Landmark Historic District.