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Arlington Agenda (May 13-19)

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.


aapic1HAZE: The Perils of Binge Drinking*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Clips from the film HAZE, which tells the story of a college student’s experience of alcohol abuse and hazing combined with a panel discussion. 


aaevents2Hal Sparks Live at the Drafthouse*
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:15 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Comic actor Hal Sparks (E! Television’s Talk Soup, Showtime’s Queer as Folk, Dude, Where’s My Car?) performs stand-up comedy routine. 

aaevents3Outdoor Film Festival: The Breakfast Club*
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 8:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Movies shown rain or shine. However, movies will be cancelled for severe weather, including heavy rains and strong winds. 

Basic RGBBig Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys
Iota Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

The rockabilly hall-of-famers, currently celebrating their 25th year as a band, play a toe-tapping mix of western swing, country and rollicking rock and roll.


aaevents5Knock ‘N Roll Crab and Music Feast Fundraiser*
Annex (601 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:05 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

ALL YOU CAN EAT Crab and Music Feast Fundraiser benefiting two local non-profits, Phoenix Bikes and T3 Honu.

aaevents6Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
Arlington Planetarium (1426 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

A dome show narrated by Academy-Award nominated actor Liam Neeson. Followed by Interactive Star Talk by Dr. Jessica Rosenberg.


aaevents7Taste of Arlington
Ballston (Wilson Blvd between Glebe Road and N. Randolph Street)
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Ballston Business Inprovement District’s 26th Annual Taste of Arlington features more than 40 of Arlington’s favorite restaurants. 

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!

Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!

– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

Submit your own Community Post here.

Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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Submit your own Community Post here.

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