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Arlington Agenda (Aug. 12-18)

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.


Plot-Against-Hunger1Film: Truck Farm
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Truck Farm tells the story of a new generation of quirky urban farmers. See New York City’s funkiest urban farms and find out if America’s largest city can learn to feed itself.


3rdThursdays‘Third Thursday’ Film: E.T.
Penrose Square (2501 9th Street S.)
Time: 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Free, family-friendly film screening of the 1982 classic E.T. the Extra Terrestrial. The event will include a performance by 80’s tribute band “Cover Up.”


mhzgroup2-2013Live Music: My Hero Zero
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

My Hero Zero “reinvents songs with unique arrangements and mash-ups brings new life to current dance hits and old favorites alike.”


saturdayLive Comedy: Andy Kindler
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – Midnight

Andy Kindler, of Last Comic Standing the The Late Show with David Letterman, performs standup comedy.


sunday_825x619Arlington Triathlon Club Youth Splash & Dash*
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 9:00 -11:00 p.m.

The Arlington Triathlon Club Splash & Dash is designed to introduce young athletes to multi-sport. Event registration is open to youth ages 7-15.

IOTA-Cards-2013-Front-copySung Craigslist Ads*
IOTA Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 4:00 -5:30 p.m.

Audience favorite CRAIGSLISTLIEDER returns – eight REAL ads from Craigslist set to a variety of musical styles which are so outrageous they must be heard to be believed.

*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.

Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs


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