Join Us For Arlington’s Naming Centennial

1920 — 2020, Looking Both Ways 

The public is invited to attend Arlington’s naming centennial and community celebration at the new Lubber Run Community Center on Friday, November 19, 2021, from 5 – 7 p.m.  

Join members of the County Board, the County Manager, State Delegates of the Virginia General Assembly, and community leaders to reflect upon Arlington’s diverse history over the past century while looking towards the future.  

There will be a brief ceremony to dedicate and seal an official centennial time capsule. 

Arlington Public Library’s Center for Local History will feature several exhibitions from the Arlington Community Archives. The festivities will include celebratory baked goods and a sampling of various art and historic artifacts that will be on display in the lobby and gymnasium. 

Event Location: Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N Park Dr, Arlington, VA 22203 

For more information on Arlington's centennial and history:

COVID-19 Safety: All attendees ages 2 and older – regardless of vaccination status – are required to wear a mask while inside a County facility. When visiting a County facility, the County Visitor Face Covering Policy from the Arlington County Government website is in effect. 

Maximum Attendance Capacity: Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the maximum attendance number is 100.

The event will be live-streamed at

Friday, November 19, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Arlington Public Library
Registration has closed.

This event has been organized by the Arlington at 100 Committee which includes government and community partners: Arlington County Historic Preservation Program, Arlington Economic Development/Arlington Arts; Arlington Historical Society; Arlington Public Library; Arlington Public Schools; ATV; Department of Communications and Public Engagement; Department of Parks and Recreation; John M. Langston Citizens Association; League of Women Voters; Military and Veterans Affairs Committee; Libby Garvey, Arlington County Board Member; Carmela M. Hamm; Kim A. O’Connell; Emma Violand-Sànchez, former member Arlington County School Board; and John Vihstadt, former member, Arlington County Board. 

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