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by ARLnow.com — February 14, 2013 at 3:30 pm 570 8 Comments

Living Vicky’s One Billion Rising
Today (Feb. 14) from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rock Bottom Brewery – Ballston Mall (4238 Wilson Blvd)

OBR-logo-englishLiving Vicky, a new Arlington non-profit that empowers young women through focused curriculum and mentoring through travel, is hosting a One Billion Rising event.

One Billion Rising invites women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence against women.

Living Vicky invites you to join us for a historic day of awareness, solidarity and “shaking our groove thang” in response to One Billion Rising’s call to action. Together, we will send a resounding global message promoting an end to violence against women.

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — February 8, 2013 at 8:00 am 0

St. Ann Giant Used Book Fair & Bake Sale
Sunday, Feb. 10 from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
St. Ann Church Parish Hall (5300 10th Street North)

Valentine’s Day Bake Sale & Coffee sponsored by the St. Ann School PTO, plus thousands of gently-used children’s, teen and adult books, paperbacks, hardcovers, fiction and non-fiction, tons of history, politics and biographies. Great prices and something for everyone. Everything must go — we’re bursting at the seams!

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — February 7, 2013 at 8:50 am 0

Wine:30 Thursday
Whole Foods Market (2700 Wilson Blvd)
Today, Feb. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Whether you’re single or attached, let Whole Foods Market, Arlington inspire your inner cupid! Join us this Thursday for a “Food for the Mood” themed event. Enjoy 5 plates of food, 5 sips of wine for only $5 at this pre-Valentin’s Day event.

This week’s pairing list includes food like avocado sushi and sugar dipped strawberries.

by ARLnow.com — February 5, 2013 at 8:00 am 341 1 Comment

Arlington Free Clinic Trivia Night at P. Brennan’s
Today (Feb. 5) from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
P. Brennan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant (2910 Columbia Pike)

P.Brennans-AFCPlease join Arlington Free Clinic for trivia night at P. Brennan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant! We will be there from 5-10PM (trivia goes from 8-10PM, but come early and eat dinner!) – 10% of all food sales will be donated to AFC. There will be a door prize, prizes for trivia winners, and even a special round of questions on the Clinic. Admission is free – bring your friends and family and support AFC!

Street parking is available on 11th Street; free parking is available after 6PM in the garage under The Halstead Building.

‘scapes by Steve Ember – Opening Reception
Today (Feb. 5) from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Piola (1550 Wilson Boulevard)

Gornergrat_Glacier_Panorama_825x470An exhibit of 26 Alpine (and other) landscapes, cityscapes, and nightscapes in color and classic black and white.

Steve Ember is a Washington-based photographer, writer, voice over artist, and international radio and television broadcaster. His work has been honored with selection in numerous juried exhibits at galleries in the greater Washington area. Steve’s photographs appear regularly at the Art League Gallery in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

‘scapes is Steve’s first exhibit at Piola. The show runs through March 29.

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — January 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm 0

Story Contest: Story of Song w/ Justin Trawick
Today (January 30) from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Busboys and Poets Shirlington (4251 S. Campbell Ave.)

storyleague_storyofsong_l3Come out to support the art of bringing true personal stories to the stage OR throw your name in to win $100 for the best story of the night on the theme “Story of Song: Stories About Making Music or Experiencing It.”

The winner will be announced at the end of the night and will receive $100 cash as a prize. The audience will also select its favorite! The winners of our monthly contests go on to compete in Tournaments where the prize jumps to $250. Submit your 100-word story synopsis at storyleague.org or fill out a card at the show.

Beer and Bundle Bash!
Thursday, January 31 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Whole Foods Market (2700 Wilson Blvd)

Whole Foods by Erin JohnsonBig Games call for Big Tastes!

Join us this Thursday, January, 31st for a “Beer and Bundle Bash” featuring Baltimore and San Francisco beer as well as our Prepared Foods Super Bundle.

5 plates of food, 5 sips of beer for only $5.

Get our Game Grub on!

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — January 23, 2013 at 6:00 am 0

ELP Friendraiser & Social w/ special guest Hon. Walter Tejada
Wednesday, January 23 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guarapo Lounge (2039 Wilson Blvd)

Calling ALL former, current & future MENTORS! Mentors are a key part of the success of Edu-Futuro’s Emerging Leaders Program (www.edu-futuro.org). Come meet up with old friends, meet new ones and learn about this initiative! And, find out how YOU can support the success of Latino youth.

RSVP at info@edu-futuro.org. Questions? Contact info@edu-futuro.org or 703-228-2560.

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — January 22, 2013 at 6:00 am 0

Energy Journey Game
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N Stafford Street)
Saturday, February 02 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

AIR-036-ARL-Now-AIRE-Ad1Arlington County’s AIRE Program — Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy — invites you to the Energy Journey Game! Come be a player in our interactive life-size board game. Challenge yourself on everyday actions that have an energy impact as you journey down a path of decisions and chance. Journey through Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall as you make investments, take chances, and earn rewards.

Doors open at 1pm and the last game begins at 4pm. Raffle prizes for recycled artwork every half-hour! Registration is not required, but your RSVP will help us better plan for the event.

Be sure to check out the full Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

by ARLnow.com — January 18, 2013 at 7:00 am 0

The following are today’s featured events from our Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

The 2013 Grassroots Inauguration Gala and Fundraiser for AFACState Theatre (220 N. Washington Street, Falls Church) on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m.

buttonSupporters and volunteers of the 2012 Obama campaign are invited to a “Grassroots Gala” at the State Theatre in Falls Church on Saturday, January 19th at 7:30 PM. Tickets for the event, which includes a live band, hors d’ouvres, and a cash bar, are available for $50 on the State Theatre website or box office.

Come celebrate our common victory with other volunteers and Democrats who worked hard in Northern Virginia to turn the state blue – AGAIN ! Come as you are – jeans to sequins.

Spanish Class for Children & AdultsClaremont Elementary School (4700 S. Chesterfield Road) on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

marta-class-editedOn January 19, Edu-Futuro will be holding in-person registration for its Spanish classes for children and adults through its Escuela Bolivia Program for the spring semester at Claremont Elementary School.

Edu-Futuro provides Spanish classes to children and adults taught by native Spanish speakers at some of the most competitive prices in the Greater DC region. Adult classes include a beginners and intermediate course. Classes for children are from Pre- K through 8th grade.

by ARLnow.com — January 11, 2013 at 7:00 am 1 Comment

The following are today’s featured events from our Arlington event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

Northern Lights: Music by Grieg, Sibelius and Rautavaara – Sunday, Jan. 13 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Lyon Park Community Center (414 North Fillmore Street)

IBIS_053.PR_.smallIBIS Chamber Music Society examines Nordic composers in a “Champagne & Strings” event. Warm up before the concert with a glass of champagne (or perhaps a shot of vodka?) and an informal chat with violinist Joseph Scheer about these Nordic works, including string quartets by Grieg and Sibelius, and eerily fascinating music for harp and strings by Rautavaara. Join us after the concert for a reception.

Tickets $20/10 for seniors and students. Kids under 18 are always free.

In-Person Registration for Spanish Classes Saturday, Jan. 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Claremont Elementary School (4700 South Chesterfield Road)

marta-class-editedOn January 12, Edu-Futuro will be holding in-person registration for its Spanish classes for children and adults through its Escuela Bolivia Program for the spring semester at Claremont Elementary School.

Edu-Futuro provides Spanish classes to children and adults taught by native Spanish speakers at some of the most competitive prices in the Greater DC region. Adult classes include a beginners and intermediate course. Classes for children are from Pre- K through 8th grade.

by ARLnow.com — January 8, 2013 at 7:00 am 0

The following is today’s featured event from our new event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

ulikClarinet Capers with Julian MilkisSaturday, Jan. 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Hailed as one of the world’s greatest living clarinetists, Julian Milkis remains the only student of Jazz Legend Benny Goodman, and has been described as a dazzling soloist, chamber musician and jazz clarinetist. Milkis will perform at Artisphere’s Spectrum Theater with members of the National Chamber Ensemble: Kathryn Brake on piano, Leo Sushansky on violin, and Uri Wassertzug on viola.

by ARLnow.com — December 11, 2012 at 6:00 am 1,582 0

The following is today’s featured event from our newly-redesigned event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

National Chamber Ensemble’s Annual Holiday ConcertDec. 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. — The National Chamber Ensemble (NCE) celebrates the spirit of the holiday season on Sunday, December 16 with a show for the whole family. The performance will feature great music, an international guest artist and outstanding young musicians. An annual tradition, the concert will include seasonal favorites like Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride”, a Hanukkah Medley and more. The event will take place at the Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere (1611 N. Kent Street).

by ARLnow.com — December 7, 2012 at 6:00 am 1,752 1 Comment

The following is today’s featured event from our newly-redesigned event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

Book Fair to Support the Arlington Children’s FundToday (Dec. 07) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. – Come help support the new Arlington Children’s Fund, established to help low income children and youth in Arlington. Barnes and Noble in Seven Corners (6260 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church) will be conducting a book fair to help raise money for the fund. Use Bookfair ID 10967693 at checkout, and 10–20% of the purchases on Dec. 6th and 7th, and online from Dec. 7th through 13th, will help grow the new Arlington Children’s Fund!

by ARLnow.com — December 6, 2012 at 6:00 am 2,266 0

The following is today’s featured event from our newly-redesigned event calendar. Submit your event to the calendar here.

Jewelry Trunk Show and Art Reception Today (Dec. 6) from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. – The Northern Virginia Art Center (2100 Crystal Drive) is holding a a Jewelry Trunk show featuring the work of Julie Jernigan (Jules’s Jewels) and Christine Bartoletta (Society Hill), as well as an opening reception for two art shows: “Illuminations” and “Metroscapes: NOVA/DC.” King Street Blues will offer a tasting, wine will be served, and Arlington duo Suburban Hearts will be playing music. Free and open to the public.

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