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To Do This Weekend

It’s not going to be the warmest spring weekend, and there may be a passing storm tomorrow, but on balance this weekend is not looking too bad.

If you’re looking for something fun to do, here are a few ideas. As always, you can check out our event calendar for more.


I Love the ’90s Film Fest — Rosslyn’s weekly outdoor film series will be showing “Wayne’s World” tonight at Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway). Party time starts at 7:30 p.m. Excellent!


15th Annual Walk for the Animals — This dog-centric event raised more than $91,100 last year for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. In addition to the three-mile walk, there will be demonstrations, entertainment, and sponsor booths. From 8:30 a.m. to noon at Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester Street).

Semper Ride Motorcycle Show — If you’re in the armed forces, head to the Pentagon north parking lot for a motorcycle safety demonstration, group ride and freestyle stunt show. Featuring Red Bull freestyle motocross riders, Keith Code and the California Super Bike School, and an special celebrity guest. Registration begins at 0700, and the event will go until 1400.

P. Brennan’s Grand Opening — Columbia Pike residents have given a very warm welcome to the neighborhood’s new Irish pub. Now, P. Brennan’s (2910 Columbia Pike) is holding a grand opening celebration to officially mark their establishment as one of the Pike’s go-to watering holes. The party starts at 7:00 p.m. and will go to the wee hours.


Benefit Concert for Haiti Children — Join the Opera Guild of Northern Virginia’s effort to send art and music supplies to school children in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. This benefit concert will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the NRECA building (4301 Wilson Blvd).

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