Panama Rainforest Preserve at Peet's: Peet's Coffee & Tea has Panama Rainforest Preserve available through September while supplies last. It's available online for two remaining roasts — Sept. 11 and Sept. 18. Learn more about the coffee and ordering information here.
Become a Friend of the Planetarium: The Friends of Arlington's Planetarium have launched their 2013-14 membership drive. The drive kicks off every September, and the membership period runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30 each year. Members get several perks, including reduced admission for events sponsored by the Friends. More information here.
Arlington's History with the Nazi Party: WAMU has an interesting piece looking at Arlington County's uneasy relationship with George Lincoln Rockwell, the one-time head of the American Nazi Party. Rockwell and his "storm troopers," as they were called, came to Arlington in the late 1950s. The party's headquarters was on Randolph Street in what is now Ballston. Read WAMU's report here.
Winter Prep: Is your home ready for fall and winter? McEnearney Associates is offering a free seminar on getting your home buttoned up for the season. The discussion will be led by Realtor Debbie Hauter at 7 p.m. Tuesday at McEnearney Associates, 212-A N. West St. in Falls Church.
Miss Sophie: Hop on board a new water taxi, the Miss Sophie, connecting the National Mall, Georgetown and National Harbor. This service will be offered six days a week, Tuesdays through Sundays, with no service on Mondays, except holidays. Reservations may be made online at www.potomacriverboatco.com, or tickets may be purchased at booths at National Harbor and Georgetown. From the National Mall, tickets may be purchased on the boat as space is available basis.