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Thursday, April 24
April 24 5:30pm - 8:30pm

United States

2501 Columbia Pike, Penrose Square

Arlington, Virginia 22204 Map

Category: Food and Drink (5)
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RedRocks is pleased to host the regional representatives from Yards Brewery as part of our BeerTenders series. At the forefront of Philly’s craft beer movement since the mid-1990s, Yards boasts a great roster of signature ales and produces a number of seasonal ales, including a Revolution series inspired by the Founding Fathers. They will be taking over three of our tap lines offering some of their popular beers: Yards Brawler, Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale, and Yards IPA. Free validated parking.

April 24 6:30pm - 9:00pm

China Garden Restaurant

1100 Wilson Blvd

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Fundraisers (4)
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Help us raise money for our Scholarship Fund by joining us for Chinese food followed by Majhong.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:30 – 9:00, Mahjong starts at 9:00.
China Garden Restaurant in Rosslyn. $50.00 per person.
Free Parking with validated ticket; entrance on Wilson Blvd

Benefits the Arlington Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund – we give an $8,000.00 Scholarship each year!

Program:
6:30pm Reception & Silent Auction
7:15pm Dinner
8:00 pm Guest Speaker – Dave Foster, former Chair of Arlington School Board and former President, VA Board of Education
9:00 Mahjong

Friday, April 25
Saturday, April 26
April 26 7:30am - 11:30am

Potomac Overlook Park

Potomac Overlook Park, 2845 N Marcey Rd

Arlington, Virginia 22207 Map

Category: Health & Fitness (2)
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Register for this fun 5K obstacle course through the trails of Potomac Overlook Park. 100% of the profits donated to AFAC.
Not interested in running the course? Please contact us to be a volunteer.

April 26 8:00am - 12:00pm

Clarendon United Methodist Church

606 North Irving Street

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Fundraisers (4)
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Come and enjoy food and fun for the whole family. Serving pancakes, sausage, orange juice, applesauce, coffee, tea, cocoa, milk. Featuring Antique Cars, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, Raffle items, a visit from the DC United Soccer Team mascot, and the first opportunity to order your Kiwanis Blueberries. Proceeds benefit ELIMINATE, a Project of Kiwanis International to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.
Admission: Adults – $8.00; Children (5-10 years) – $4.00; Under 5 Free with paying adult.

April 26 9:00am - 2:00pm

Walker Chapel United Methodist Church

4102 North Glebe Road

Arlington, Virginia 22207 Map

Category: Religion (1)
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The used book sale will include used books, CDs, Audio Books, and Videos (DVDs). Our café will be serving breakfast and lunch, along with a bake sale full of tasty treats. Our plant and mulch sale will feature a variety of bedding plants and perennials as well as bagged mulch.

The proceeds from the sales go to support Walker Chapel’s local and global benevolences. Thank you for your support!

Sunday, April 27
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Friday, May 2
Saturday, May 3
May 3 8:00am - 6:00pm

Crowne Plaza National Airport

1480 Crystal Drive

Arlington, Virginia 22202 Map

Category: Education (3)
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Fellow Toastmasters and Guests,
,
Welcome to this year’s District 27 Spring Conference a.k.a. Taking Care of Business!!!

The District 27 Spring Fall Conference is an exciting educational and networking event for Toastmasters and those interested in Toastmasters. Our purpose here today is to:

- Conduct District business
- Provide communication and leadership training in support of the District mission
- Opportunities for networking and the exchange of ideas
- Recognition and celebration of District and member accomplishments

We believe the elements of a successful District Conference provide for an exciting and varied education program in an excellent location, and priced to provide the best value for attendees. It’ the pinnacle event for all Toastmasters to attend, re-energize, and get inspired. At the end of the day, we hope this Conference will amaze you with featured keynote speaker, Second Vice-President, Toastmaster International, Mike Storkey. Attendees will also experience the excitement of the International Speech Contest and Evaluation Contest finals, educational workshops, networking events, and Hall of Fame recognitions for outstanding Toastmasters. The extravaganza includes General Council Meeting, which we will vote on District Realignment and elect our Leadership Team for the 2014/2015 Toastmasters Year. Naturally, there will be our luncheon special workshops, and the always highly anticipated Distinguished Toastmaster walk spotlighting members who earned the highest achievement in the Toastmasters organization.

As the 1974 song by Bachman-Turner Overdrive suggests, District 27 Toastmasters are:

Taking care of business (every day)
Taking care of business (every way)
Taking care of business (it’s all mine)
Taking care of business and working overtime

District 27 is great because of our members. So thanks for joining us at the social event of the season. A good time is sure to be had by all.

Yours in Toastmastering…

Ralph T. Jones, DTM
District 27 Governor

May 3 9:30am - 5:00pm

United States

3143 N ST NW

Washington, District of Columbia 20007 Map

Category: Food and Drink (5)
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Spring Into Style at The Gold Cup 2014 with Night Life Agency.

Ticket(s) Remaining:
VIP Access for ONE – 12
VIP Access for One & Bus Pass from Washington DC – 29
VIP Access for One & Bus Pass from Arlington VA – 35
VIP Group Access with Rail Car Pass – 9
Rail Car Pass – 10

** Please purchase tickets as early as possible, we sell out weeks before every year **

Are you looking forward to dressing up in your wide-brimmed hats, sundresses, seersucker, and pastels? Of course you are, so are we! Join Night Life Agency’s premiere event and experience the best Gold Cup has to offer, party just as stylishly as you look.

Ticket holders will receive VIP access to the Gold Cup on May 3rd, 2014, starting at 11:30a.m. The day will include six hurdle and timber horse races, a Jack Russell Terrier race, and a hat contest. Night Life Agency’s exclusive tent will feature a five-hour open bar and complimentary lite fare. Our varied appetizers are sure to satisfy as you enjoy the much-anticipated race.

Looking to transform the event into an all day affair? Night Life Agency can make that a reality. Your VIP Access does not stop at the race, it continues into D.C. Ticket holders will receive admission to our after party at Josephine, a premier nightclub in Washington DC.

Night Life Agency prides itself on creating and promoting philanthropic partnerships. For the Gold Cup 2014, we partnered with the D.C. Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals.

The organization improves its communities through professional workshops, networking opportunities, and mentoring. The National Association of Asian Americans overall effort, works to create professional advancement and personal development for all members.

May 3 12:00pm - 9:00pm

The Yards Park

355 Water St SE

Washington, District of Columbia 20003 Map

Category: Food and Drink (5)
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This summer’s biggest and brightest beer festival has arrived! The Neon Drink On Summer Beer Fest offers festival-goers unlimited (all-you-can-drink) tastings from over 100+ beers on Saturday, May 3rd! Choose either a day or night session and get ready for this one-of-a-kind, electrifying beer event. Grab your sovereign tasting glass and neon sunglasses and navigate through 50+ breweries pouring over 100 beers. Enjoy all day live entertainment from bands like Split Decision, a Disco Tent featuring the district’s hottest DJs, tasty treats from your favorite DC food trucks, the Game Zone featuring cornhole and bocce, an interactive neon photo booth, a beer garden, and more!

May 3 10:00am - 2:00pm

Hospice Plant Sale

Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center

4715 15th Street North

Arlington, Virginia 22205 Map

Category: Outdoors (2)
Sunday, May 4
Monday, May 5
May 5 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Spies Next Door!

Arlington Central Library

1015 N. Quincy Street

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Category: Education (3)
Wednesday, May 7
Friday, May 9
May 9 9:00pm - 3:00am

Echostage

2135 Queens Chapel Road NE

Washington, District of Columbia 20018 Map

Category: Music (6)
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Nightlife Agency and Panorama Productions Present:

Paris Hilton LIVE DJ SET at Echostage!

Opening Set: Carlos Melange (Borgata Casino’s MIX Nightclub Resident DJ)
Closing Set: George Acosta (Trance DJ Legend)

She hit the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, she’s got a full on legit residency in Atlantic City, she’s one of the self proclaimed ‘Top 5 DJ’s in the World’, and for the first time Ms. Hilton will be showcasing her turn table skills in the Nation’s Capital.

After scoring a major $400,000, four-gig residency at Harrah’s Casino’s ‘After Dark’ party in Atlantic City, the socialite/reality star/actress/singer turned DJ is hitting Echostage for a live DJ set along with opener Carlos Melange, and closing the night with George Acosta who is no stranger to Glow parties.

Paris Hilton also inked a MAJOR contract with one of the biggest clubs in Ibiza back in the summer after packing the house for several months in a row. She didn’t make the Forbes top 13 Electronic Cash Kings for 2013 … but don’t be surprised if she pops up on the list next year.

Now’s your chance to see the blonde bombshell like you’ve never seen her before. PLUS DJ Titan George Acosta! Now, That’s Hot!

Doors 9PM | No dress code | Ages 18+
Bottle Service: Tables@echostage.com | 202.503.2331

Echostage • 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE • Washington, DC

Saturday, May 10
May 10 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Ah love Oil & Vinegar

4017 Campbell Avenue, Village at Shirlington

Arlington, Virginia 22206 Map

Category: Food and Drink (5)
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Ah love celebrates the new harvest with a Greek festival and introduction of the 2014 Olio Nuovo; unfiltered new oil from Laconiko groves in Sparta, Greece. Come taste, sip, and shop.

May 10 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Rosslyn Spectrum Theater at Artisphere

1611 N. Kent Street, (2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro, free garage parking in the Spectrum Garage, entrance in back from Arlington Ridge Road)

Arlington, Virginia 22209 Map

Category: Music (6)
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Dear friends,
Are you looking for special way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Look no further. The National Chamber Ensemble is known for programming great music from a wide range of genres, and for creating fun, exciting and welcoming concert environments that audiences love.

This one has it all … Classical Favorites … Jazz Masterpieces … a Washington, DC Premiere … and more! Please join us in celebrating a wonderful holiday which will also be concluding our seventh season!

Arl now readers can receive a special 20% off the regular ticket discount by using the code 6off.

National Chamber Ensemble presents it’s Season Finale! NCE’s Mother’s Day Concert with pianist Burnett Thompson, will enthrall with incredible jazz and classical performances. This fun concert will feature music of great classical American composers Aaron Copland, Andreas Makris, George Gershwin and the Washington DC Area premiere of the Sonata for Violin and Piano by Richard “Dick” Hyman. Dick Hyman is an award winning pianist and composer who has enjoyed a highly successful career in music. Besides accomplishments that include more than 100 recordings and winning two Emmy Awards, Hyman is known as the composer/arranger/conductor/pianist for the Woody Allen films Zelig, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Broadway Danny Rose, Stardust Memories, Hannah and Her Sisters, Radio Days, Bullets Over Broadway, Mighty Aphrodite, Everyone Says “I Love You”, Sweet and Lowdown, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and Melinda and Melinda. Other scores have included Moonstruck, Scott Joplin, The Lemon Sisters, and Alan and Naomi.

Extraordinary Jazz music in the second half of the program will include Grapelli’s Sweet Georgia Brown, Burnett Thompson’s own Shanghai Suite, Dave Brubeck’s Take Five and more — a wonderful way to treat moms and all to a fun and classy evening!

NCE artists performing May 10 are: Burnett Thompson piano, Leo Sushansky artistic director/violin, Marshall Keys saxophone, Michael Bowie bass, Leland Nakamura drums and special young guest, violinist Sean Ganous.
Leo Sushansky is admired for his support of young and emerging musicians and frequently includes them in his concerts. In this concert he will perform Little Milton On the Beach (a duet for two violins composed by longtime National Symphony Orchestra resident composer and violinist Andreas Makris) with his own student, violinist Sean Ganous.

Following a season of highly successful concerts, including its last, which sold-out, it is expected that NCE’s Mother’s Day concert, American Classics, will also sell to capacity. In order to assure a seat, it is strongly recommended that tickets be purchased online in advance of the concert!

WHAT:
NATIONAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE MOTHERS”S DAY CONCERT: AMERICAN CLASSICS: Works by Aaron Copland, Andreas Makris, Dick Hyman, George Gershwin, Dave Brubeck, Burnett Thompson and more.

WHO:
Burnett Thompson piano, Leo Sushansky violin/artistic director, Marshall Keys saxophone, Michael Bowie bass, Leland Nakamura drums and special young guest violinist, Sean Ganous.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM

WHERE:
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere,

1611 N. Kent Street (off Wilson Blvd.), Arlington, VA
(2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro, free garage parking in the Spectrum Garage, entrance in back from Arlington Ridge Road)

ADMISSION:
$30 Adult and $15 Student. Tickets by phone: 888.841.2787 or
Visit: www.NationalChamberEnsemble.org

Praised by the Washington Post for being “Delightful…abundant in jovial wit,” The National Chamber Ensemble is redefining the meaning of “chamber music.” With its creative seven seasons of programming, incorporating tango, ballet, spirituals, jazz, guitar, opera, Klezmer, children’s choruses, stage sets and multimedia with traditional classical fare, the ensemble attracts a whole new audience while keeping traditionalists happy! The concerts are fun, inspiring, educational, listener-friendly and offer the areas most enjoyable musical evening.

www.NationalChamberEnsemble.org

The National Chamber Ensemble is supported in part by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts.

The National Chamber Ensemble is partially supported by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Wednesday, May 14
Thursday, May 15
May 15 10:00pm - 2:00am

The Huxley Lounge and Nightclub

1730 M ST NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20036 Map

Category: Music (6)
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Meet the woman who inspired Lady Gaga.

‘Poker Face’ singer Lady Gaga’s outrageous outfits and crazy hairstyles have been attributed to a woman friend of hers, who is also her mentor.

New York party fixture and go-go dancing DJ, Lady Starlight, revealed how she created many of her over-the-top outfits and persuaded Lady Gaga to parade around on stage in skimpy PVC undies and Indian headdresses.

“It’s crazy knowing that the biggest star in the world was inspired by me,” the Mirror quoted Starlight, real name Colleen Martin, as saying.

Lady Starlight will be deejaying and performing at the Huxley in Washington DC.

And being Lady Gaga’s official deejay and mentor you never know who may show up with Lady Starlight (wink).

Friday, May 16
Saturday, May 17
Wednesday, May 21
Thursday, May 22
May 22 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Mayday Project

IDSA Headquarters

1300 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA.

Arlington, Virginia 20101 Map

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