Centennial

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MOVIE NIGHT & NEIGHBORHOOD PHOTO

A SPEAKEASY NIGHT TO REMEMBER

PICNIC IN THE PARK

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION

FREE – Lyon Park Movie Night & Neighborhood Photo

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

COST: FREE

Pack a blanket, picnic dinner and beverage of choice and come enjoy a movie under the stars. The Emperor’s New Groove (Rated G) will begin around 6:30 pm and we will start staging the neighborhood group photo around 6 pm. This is a FREE event!

Centennial Celebration and Ceremonial Burning of the Lyon Park Mortgage

A Speakeasy Night to Remember

Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 7:00 PM

COST: $50/ PER PERSON

Become part of our centennial celebration as you enjoy an evening of roaring twenties music, tasty libations, scrumptious bites and loads of fun (including a blackjack table). Our hardworking historical team will unveil 15 amazing displays highlighting the last 100 years! At 8:00 PM there will be a ceremonial burning of the “Lyon Park Mortgage”, signifying our repayment of the construction loan, 7 years before its scheduled 10-year amortization. Speakeasy costumes are encouraged!

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Celebrating Friends & Family: A Picnic in the Park

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

COST: FREE

Pack a picnic and come on over to the park for live music, outdoor games and neighborhood fun … all while celebrating 100 years of community at Lyon Park.

A Community Conversation: The Legacy of Racial Covenants in Lyon Park

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

COST: FREE

Dr. Lindsey Bestenreurtje will share information from her dissertation, “Built by the People Themselves: African American Community Development in Arlington County, Virginia from Civil War through Civil Rights”. We will then have Q and A and an opportunity for discussion.