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Arlington Agenda (Sept. 2-8)

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.


Woman with bikeBikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesday*
Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Information session for would-be bike commuters includes tips on bike types and maintenance, how to find a good route to work and how to ride comfortably in traffic.

tuesday-2Public Speaking Competition
Aurora Hills Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 7:15 – 9:00 p.m.

The Crystal City Evening Toastmasters hold their bi-annual speech contest. The organization seeks to help members improve their public speaking skills.


rhys-darby_1460036cLive Comedy: Rhys Darby
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.

New Zealand native Rhys Darby, best known for playing the band manager on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, performs standup comedy.


ShamrocksFirst Responders Cup Women’s Fastpitch Softball*
Barcroft Sports Complex (4100 S. Four Mile Run)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The annual charity softball tournament takes place. Games will be played at the Barcroft Sports Complex and at Virginia Highlands Park, on S. Hayes Street. Attendance is free.

AWLA-Animal-House-flier-2013-FINALAWLA 3rd Annual Fall Fair Animal House
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s annual open house includes games, a DJ, a BBQ food truck, and adoptable animals.


Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The free annual event will feature performances by notable jazz artists as well as food from a variety of vendors.


ShamrocksFirst Responders Cup Women’s Fastpitch Softball*
Barcroft Sports Complex (4100 S. Four Mile Run)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The annual charity softball tournament takes place. The championship round will be played at Barcroft Sports Complex on Sunday. Attendance is free.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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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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