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Arlington Agenda (March 4-10)

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday

mondayMaking 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.

Tuesday

tuesdayOscar 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.

Wednesday

wednesdayArlington 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.

Thursday

thursdayAuthor 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.

Friday

fridayLive 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.

Saturday

saturdayDemocratic 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.

Sunday

sundayTraditional 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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YULA’s ultimate frisbee spring season is now open for registration. We offer programs for middle and high schoolers — open to all players, whether they are new or have previous experience.

Middle School

In the Middle School league, mixed-gender teams practice once during the week and have games on Sunday afternoons. Spring league is a fun, safe, and positive environment. The season begins mid-March and wraps up with a tournament in early June. There are several options for practice days, so we can often work around schedule conflicts with other sports & activities.

High School

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The Arlington-Aachen High School exchange is returning this summer and currently accepting applicants.

The sister-city partnership started in 1993 by the Arlington Sister Cities Association, which seeks to promote Arlington’s international profile through a variety of exchanges in education, commerce, culture and the arts. The exchange, scheduled June 17th to July 4th, includes a two-week homestay in Aachen plus three days in Berlin. Knowledge of the German language is not required for the trip.

Former participants have this to say:

_”The Aachen exchange was an eye-opening experience where I was fully immersed in the life of a German student. I loved biking through the countryside to Belgium, having gelato and picnics in the town square, and hanging out with my German host student’s friends. My first time out of the country, the Aachen exchange taught me to keep an open mind, because you never know what could be a life changing experience.” – Kelly M._

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Valentine Pop-Up at George Mason University

Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village

Standup Comedy Showcase Starring Matt Ruby (Comedy Central)

Dead Horse Comedy Productions brings together top comedians from the DMV and beyond for a live standup comedy show!

Matt Ruby, Headliner

Matt Ruby is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker from New York City. His comedy has been filmed by

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