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Arlington Agenda (Oct. 15-20)

by ARLnow.com | October 15, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 420 views | No Comments

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday

Two Wheel TuesdayBikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesdays*
Mobility Lab (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Free tips on buying the right bike, and on bike maintenance and commuting. The event is organized by BikeArlington.

Delegate-elect Alfonso Lopez at Arlington Democrats 2011 election victory partyDefending the DREAM*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

A reception benefiting the re-election campaign of Delegate Alfonso Lopez, leading advocate for the Virginia DREAM Act and immigrant rights in the Virginia General Assembly.

Thursday

American flag (file photo)You Need a Raise! Public Policy Forum*
NRECA Building (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A free event with author Hendrick Smith, featuring a “discussion of the causes of and policies that foster the rapidly growing gap between the wealthiest and the rest of us.”

Saturday

Designing-a-Sustainable-YardDesigning a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard*
Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This program on home landscaping will give you the knowledge to evaluate your site, identify your needs, and choose plants and materials appropriate for local conditions. Registration is $20.

PrintRosslyn Halloween Movie Night
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 6:00 – 11:30 p.m.

A free outdoor, Halloween-themed double feature. The family-friendly film Hocus Pocus will start at 7:00 p.m., while the classic horror film The Shining starts at 9:00.

Sunday

1383394_10151907392659452_2003002936_nNational Capital Strollathon*
Quincy Park (1021 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The Strollathon is the International Rett Syndrome Foundation’s signature fundraiser, consisting of family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy.

Friedli-Open-HouseGreen Home Open House*
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6:00 -9:00 p.m.

An open house is held for an Arlington Green Home Choice renovation in the historic Maywood neighborhood. Interested residents can ask questions about green buildings and the construction process.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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