Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
BikeArlington’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.
Defending 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.
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.”
Designing 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.
Rosslyn 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.
National 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.
Green 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