Neighborhood Network News: August 25, 2021
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communication
Posted on August 25, 2021, August 25, 2021

Improve your curb appeal with the help of the City’s free Tool Sharing Program, #ProtectArlington by getting your free COVID-19 vaccine, and escape from the daily grind by exploring one of Arlington’s many park trails. It's a to-do list you won't mind tackling.

No Appointments Needed for COVID-19 Vaccines at Arlington Fire Department’s Public Health Building

The Arlington Fire Department continues to encourage residents ages 12 and older to get a COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Getting a vaccine is easier than ever. The Arlington Fire Department is holding weekly vaccine clinics at its Public Health Building, located at 2920 S. Cooper St. No appointments are necessary for the vaccine clinics, which are available between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Apply for up to $25,000 for Neighborhood Improvements

Looking to spruce up the neighborhood? This year’s Neighborhood Matching Grant Program has $150,000 available to fund improvement projects that will beautify and enhance the public spaces and strengthen neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City. Neighborhoods can apply for up to $25,000 for their projects, which could include public art, beautification, landscaping, entrance signs, sidewalks, traffic calming or other neighborhood capacity building improvements. Click here to learn more.

Explore Arlington’s Hidden Gem Park Trails

Get away from it all without leaving the city limits. If you live in or near Arlington, a city with more than 4,000 acres of park land, you’re probably familiar with the area’s most popular parks and hiking trails. But every now and then, we all yearn for a quiet natural escape with less foot traffic and more seclusion. Escape the crowds and discover something new on hidden gem trails you can find at Crystal Canyon Natural Area, Fish Creek Linear Park other Arlington parks.

City’s Tool Sharing Program Offers Variety of Home Repair Tools, Equipment at No Cost

Looking to improve your curb appeal or tackle some weekend home repair projects? Check out the many tools that are available for residents to use at no cost through the Tool Sharing Program. Items, including lawn mowers and weed trimmers, power washers, paint roller frames, electric drills and more, can be borrowed for up to three calendar days. Click here to see a complete list of tools and to fill out your request form.

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