Neighborhood Network News: June 16, 2021
By Office of Communication
Posted on June 16, 2021, June 16, 2021

Whether you are looking to broaden your cultural horizons or just want to celebrate Father’s Day outdoors without being bothered by pesky mosquitoes, our latest Neighborhood Network News highlights a few ways you can make The American Dream City a better place to live, work, play and learn. It's a to-do list you won't mind tackling.

✅Head Downtown for the Juneteenth Block Party

The community is invited to enjoy live music, poetry readings, dancing, food trucks and more at a Juneteenth Block Party organized by the Arlington Museum of Art and Create Arlington.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19 near the museum and the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Click here to learn more about the Juneteenth Block Party.

✅Fight the Bite

Rainfall this season may be great for lawns and landscapes, but standing water left in your yard could turn into potential mosquito breeding sites. Did you know that mosquitoes can develop in any water stagnant for more than three or four days? Learn easy things to do around your home to protect yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile Virus.

✅ Summer Fun with Parks & Recreation

Mark your calendar for these upcoming June events with Arlington Parks and Recreation, including a DIY Day and a Swim Day to celebrate dads across the city!

✅Help Others in Need

Arlington Water Utilities' Care and Share fund provides financial assistance to Arlington residents who meet certain income guidelines and are having trouble paying their city services bill. Want to help? You can make a one-time or continuing donation to the Care and Share program when you pay your bill online at or by rounding up your online payment amount. Donations are also accepted by mail when you are paying your Arlington Water Utilities bill.

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