Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Rally Against Rape and Take Back the Night*
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Take Back the Night is a rally against sexual and domestic violence. The event will feature guest speakers, survivor speak outs, information booths, music and a candlelight vigil.
Live Theater: Wizard of Oz
Yorktown High School (5200 N. Yorktown Blvd)
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A new twist on the classic musical, performed by Yorktown High School students. The opening night of a three-day run.
Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones Live*
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AS OF 4/25.
Live Music: Gonzo’s Nose
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The popular local cover band performs from their repertoire of more than 200 popular songs.
Move Me Festival
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Move Me is a FREE family-friendly celebration of the arts and culture, serving over 500 people annually, featuring performances and artistic activities by local arts partners.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (3022 Woodlawn Avenue, Falls Church)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Eileen Guenther, a national and international organ recitalist, will perform a selection of solo works for organ.
Kiwanis Club Auction-Benefit*
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
County Board Chair Walter Tejada is scheduled to serve as auctioneer for the Kiwanis Club of South Arlington’s biggest fundraiser of the year.
Live Theater: The Personal(s)*
Signature Theatre (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 8:00 – 9:40 p.m.
After surviving a tragedy, estranged husband and wife Don and Janna go on a series of “blind dates” to try to save their marriage.
Bluemont/Bon Air Community Walkabout
Fields Park (775 N. George Mason Drive)
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The 2.5-mile, nine-stop Bluemont/Bon Air Walkabout route takes walkers from blue-ribbon schools to award-winning gardens, verdant parkland to retail crossroads, 1800s farmhouse to 1900s railroad caboose.
PetTech CPR First Aid Class*
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
This 4-hour class is designed to teach you all of the core skill sets required in any emergency situation involving the pets in your life.
Live Theater: Paul’s Case
Artisphere Black Box Theatre (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Paul, a high school boy, feels trapped in Pittsburgh, where his controlling father wants him to enter the business world. Instead, he runs away to New York.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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St. Charles offers a play-based curriculum in a welcoming, Christ-centered environment.Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science. We offer Summer Camp with weekly themes and twice a week water play, including Fun Friday moon bounce. Please join us for our Open House Feb. 3 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up. For more information or to schedule a tour, visit us at www.stcharlesarlington.org or call (703) 527-0608.
If you are a lifelong learner over 50+ who wants to make new friends, power up your brain, and enjoy a wide-variety college-level courses, Encore Learning is for you. An Arlington based nonprofit, Encore Learning offers courses in the arts, theater, literature, history, technology and more. This semester we offer our most popular course, Global Hot Spots as well as 25 new courses. Courses are presented either online or in-person at George Mason University at Virginia Square and other Arlington locations.
Join the free presentation to learn about courses and meet the instructors. This is Encore Learning’s signature event to highlight the upcoming semester with brief presentations by each instructor.
The Spring Course Preview event is Thursday, February 2nd at 9:30 AM via Zoom:
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