September 23, 2017: Clarendon Day
ASCA will participate in Clarendon Day, a huge street festival in one of Arlington’s most distinctive neighborhoods. The Ivano-Frankivsk Committee will prepare and sell authentic Ukrainian food in its “Taste of Ukraine” booth, and the Reims Committee will prepare and sell crepes with a variety of toppings.
September 24-October 3, 2017: SisterBike XVII
Bicyclists from Arlington, Aachen, and other cities will tour the coastlines and hill country of Slovenia, Croatia, and in northern Italy in the 2017 edition of this annual long-distance tour organized by Bernie Chapnick.
September 25-October 6, 2017: Professional Firefighters Exchange
Four firefighters from Ivano-Frankivsk will participate in a capacity-building training exchange with the Arlington County Fire Department.
October 17-30, 2017: Arlington-Aachen High-School Exchange
Twenty students and two chaperones from Aachen will visit Arlington and New York City in the inbound segment of the Arlington-Aachen High-School Exchange.
October 19-27, 2017: Arlington-Aachen Elementary-School Exchange
Forty elementary-school students from Aachen, accompanied by parents, will visit Arlington in the inbound segment of the Arlington-Aachen Elementary-School Exchange.