Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Making College Affordable: Financing Your Education
Wakefield High School Cafeteria (4901 S. Chesterfield Road)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Students and parents are invited to a discussion about college financing hosted by Rep. Jim Moran.
Oscar Winning Movies for $2
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:00 p.m. – Midnight
Oscar-winning films Lincoln and Argo are to shown at the Drafthouse’s $2 Tuesday movie night.
Arlington Hospitality Awards
Crystal Gateway Marriott (1700 Jefferson Davis Highway)
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce holds its 9th annual award ceremony for the local hospitality industry.
Author Event: “Foundering Fathers”
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Ed Moser, a former writer for Jay Leno, discusses his new humor book, which inserts Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Abigail Adams back to life in modern D.C.
Live Music: Total Whiteout
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Penn State party band Total Whiteout plays their energetic dance pop covers in Clarendon.
Democratic Breakfast with Terry McAuliffe*
Busboys and Poets Shirlington (4251 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe joins Arlington Democrats for a casual breakfast and conversation.
Traditional Thai Dance Performance
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
A local Thai group presents a traditional “dance drama” from Thailand. Tickets for the event start at $50.
* Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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