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All Fairlington Bulletin

Read the April 2024 All Fairlington Bulletin.

FCA Virtual Work Session April 10 

The FCA Board will hold a virtual work session during its next meeting, Wednesday, April 10. 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. to 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.

Northern Alexandria Native Plant Sale April 27

The Northern Alexandria Native plant sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 in the parking lot of The Church of St. Clement at 1701 N. Quaker Lane. Parking will be available in Christ the King Church’s parking lot, across the street on Oakcrest Dr.  Questions? Contact Scott Knudsen at 571-232-0375 or cscottknudsen at gmail.com or visit www.NorthernAlexandriaNativePlantSale.org

Fairlington Farmers Market Opens May 5

Spring is here, and it’s almost time for the Fairlington Farmers Market to open for the season. Now in its ninth year, our popular neighborhood market will be held every Sunday from May 5 through November 24. Visit the market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the back patio of the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St.

Opening day special events include face painting for youngsters and a visit from the Arlington Art Truck. This month’s exhibit is Climate Hope, presented by internationally known artist Monica Jahan Bose. Visitors can write a quick six-word poem, pledge, or illustration focused on climate change on a specially designed sari from the artist’s ancestral village in Bangladesh.

You can also buy tickets for the Fairlington Home and Garden Tour on May 11; tickets are $15 each and sales benefit the Fairlington Historical Society.

Tickets on Sale for Home and Garden Tour May 11

Tickets for the Fairlington Home and Garden are now on sale. This year’s tour will feature 13 homes in both North and South Fairlington that showcase some incredible
renovations, great decorating ideas and a variety of unit models. We’ll have some lovely early gardens included too.

Tickets are $15 each and benefit the Fairlington Historical Society. Tickets can be purchased by mail through the form on page 12 of the Bulletin.

To purchase tickets in person:
• Saturday, May 4—At the Fairlington Yard Sale, Fairlington Village Community Center, 3005 S. Abingdon St. from 8–11 a.m.
• Sunday, May 5—At the Fairlington Farmers Market, 3308 S. Stafford St. from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
• Saturday, May 11—Tour Day! At the Fairlington Village Community Center, 3005 S. Abingdon St., from 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Only cash and checks are accepted. Make your check payable to Fairlington Historical Society.

Ticket pick-up: A wrist band and a tour booklet (which includes a map and a brief description of each home) will be available for pick up on May 11 at the Fairlington
Village Community Center, starting at 10:30 a.m.

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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.