Video Horizons Superstores 1201 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA02476 Located near the Arlington Heights shopping area, Video Horizons has been a long-time movie rental spot for the town.…More Its selection includes new releases, classics, horror, comedy, children's, foreign and TV, among others. Movies can be rented for seven days, or three for new releases. Three movie rentals come with a fourth for free, and on Tuesdays the movies are two-for-one rentals. It also carries games.
Sedona Sun 1241 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA02476 "A casual, comfortable retreat," is how owner of Sedona Sun Meghan Campbell describes her spa. Customers speak of…More it as a low-key neighborhood spot to relax with friends in a quiet, intimate and not intimidating atmosphere. Clients come on their own or in groups to enjoy custom massages, facials and nail services in this cozy day spa. In Arlington for over 12 years, the spa has become a part of the community and is dedicated to local fundraisers and community events, such as Town Day. They also host private events such as bachelorette parties and welcome men in their gender neutral atmosphere.
Dearborn Academy is a day school serving children in elementary, middle and high school with emotional, behavioral…More and learning difficulties. Dearborn Academy is a program of Schools for Children, a non-profit organization committed to creating and sustaining high quality schools, curricula and other education programs and services. Howard Rossman is the school's director.
Dearborn Academy began in the 1940's as the first of Lesley "home-grown" lab schools. Known as the Cambridge Town School, it provided remedial education to students who were failing in their public schools. Over the next three decades, additional lab schools were developed, and in 1982, following a move to Arlington, the schools were consolidated into a single entity: Dearborn Academy.
With it's rolling hills, sprawling playground and sweeping views of the Boston skyline, Robbins Farm is a true…More Arlington treasure. Before becoming a park, the land was farmed for generations by members of the Robbins family, the last of whom, Nathan Robbins, was known to invite town children to play in his fields and orchards. The park was established in 1942 and rededicated in 2003 after significant renovations.
These days, one of the park's top attractions for Arlington children is a pair of long slides built into the hillside above its sprawling woodchip playground, which includes swings, slides and several unusual features, including a child-sized tractor and barn made of wood. Uphill from the playground, park goers will find basketball courts, a baseball diamond and large level playing field for soccer. The farm is also adjacent to the Brackett School playground, which is closed to the public during schools hours.
A popular site for kiting, Robbins Farm also plays host to summertime movies and the town's Fourth of July celebration. The park is supported by the Friends of Robbins Farm Park, which maintains a Web site www.robbinsfarmpark.org. The site includes updates on renovation projects as well as information about the various far-off points visible from the park.
The park is also home to the Robbins Farm Garden, a cooperative agriculture education project. The group maintains a Web site at www.robbinsfarmgarden.org.
Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields.