ARLNow Neighborhood Spotlight on The Italian Store

Westover Village’s own The Italian Store is a beloved Arlington institution, cherished by locals for its authentic Italian fare and warm hospitality. In a recent post by, this iconic spot was highlighted for its local history, delicious offerings, and the sense of community it fosters among patrons. From mouthwatering sandwiches to imported specialties, The Italian Store embodies the spirit of Westover Village – a place where neighbors come together to share good food and even better company.

Westover Village Holiday Party

Overview: Join us for a festive holiday celebration on Saturday, 12/2 starting at The Italian Store Westover at 5pm, before we start the “Reindog Parade” to Westover Market around 5:45pm! We will be celebrating Westover’s holiday spirit, laughing at our pets’ holiday costumes, and collecting food donations in support of the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) – Come hang!

Reindog Parade: This event features dressed up pets in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Sheepdogs”. The parade will start around 5:45pm, and will march from The Italian Store to Westover Market, where we’ll continue the celebration and highlight the following reindog parade contest winners:

  • Best holiday costume
  • Cutest pet
  • Best pet-owner look alike

AFAC Holiday Food Drive: Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) experiences its highest number of family visits during the months of November and December. We’ll be collecting food donations at both The Italian Store and Westover Market. AFAC is most in need of the following low sugar & low sodium items:

  • Canned tuna
  • Canned soups
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Peanut butter (in plastic jars)
  • Cereal

Additional items to donate for the holiday season:

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cooking oil
  • Coffee

Please refrain from donating foods that are opened, expired, prepared meals, or packaged in glass.

2018 Westover Easter Egg Hunt

The Westover Easter Egg hunt is coming Saturday March 31st from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon at the Reed School field. There will be a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Please bring your own basket.

After the event, be sure to drop by our event sponsors:

  • Toby’s Ice Cream & Coffee
  • Ayers Variety & Hardware
  • Lebanese Taverna
  • Finders Keepers

2018 WVCA Membership Dues

2018 Westover Village Civic Association Membership Dues Are Now Due

In order to support the activities and events of the Westover Village Civic Association, we need to collect dues from our members. This pays for the expenses we incur in the work of our civic association, such as costs for the Westover Easter egg hunt, dues for our participation in the county Civic Federation, rental of our civic association PO box and charges for our internet domain name. WVCA membership dues are $15.00 per household per year. Members must be current with their dues to vote on issues at WVCA meetings.

There are several ways in which you can pay your dues. The easiest is to use the ‘Pay Dues Online’ entries on the upper right-hand side of this page to pay by Paypal or credit card. You can also can pay your dues by sending a check for $15.00 payable to the Westover Village Civic Association to PO Box 5604, Arlington, VA, 22205 or by simply bringing your payment when you attend the next WVCA community meeting.

Thanks so much for your continued support of the work of the Westover Village Civic Association!