Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Gun Violence Discussion
Washington-Lee High School Auditorium (1301 N Stafford Street)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Rep. Jim Moran hosts a community conversation on gun violence in America, featuring a panel of experts on the 2nd Amendment, public safety, and mental health policies.
An Evening of Virginia’s Finest Wines
Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center (900 Glebe Road)
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The tasting/fundraiser for the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will consist of 7 or 8 wines from Virginia vineyards accompanied with regional cheeses and international chocolates.
Author Event: The 1847 Retrocession
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Author and historian Ron Beavers discusses the 1847 retrocession of Arlington from the District to Virginia.
Live Comedy: Janeane Garofalo
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
Comedian, actress and liberal activist Janeane Garofalo performs. Tickets are $25 and available online.
Yoga Reaches Out Benefit Event
Top of the Town (1400 N. 14th Street)
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
A morning of yoga at Top of the Town, overlooking the beautiful D.C. skyline, to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation & Children’s Hospital.
Shocked and Amazed Carnival Sideshow
Artisphere Black Box Theatre (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.
James Taylor’s Shocked and Amazed presents its first ever live event. The evening features Coney Island’s most daring darlings, the acclaimed New York Variety All-Stars, as well as several D.C. area acts.
St. Patrick’s Day Music and Food
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Whitlow’s is offering a special Irish menu from 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The band Shannon Tide performs from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In loving memory of Joseph Robert Kapacziewski, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 41.
In loving memory of James Stuart Edmonds, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 84.
A man was shot in front of a lounge on Columbia Pike early this morning, continuing a string of violent incidents.
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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 SchoolIn 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 SchoolThe High School program is organized by school of attendance and teams are classified by gender. New players will learn the basics in a supportive, welcoming environment. Experienced players will continue to develop their skills, and enjoy competition with other high school programs. The season concludes with a state level championship tournament in late May.All players are guided by experienced coaches who emphasize sportsmanship and good spirit. Ultimate is a fun sport with great camaraderie!YULA does not want finances to limit anyone from participating. Our middle school program offers a “Pay What You Can” cost structure and our our high school program is offering a $50 discount to new players.Visit our website to register and learn more. Sign up with a friend, but don’t delay, the season starts in March!http://www.yula-ulti.org
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._
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