Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Blues and Brews
Front Courtyard (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Get over the final hump of the month and cool off with live music and beer at Blues & Brews. There’s a cash bar featuring brews hand-selected by beer experts, but the event is free to attend.
Stories of Success: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Nearly 9 million Americans have a mental health or substance abuse problem. Find out what Arlington County is doing to help those who struggle with such issues.
Stuff the Bus!
Giant Food (3115 Lee Highway)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
September is Hunger Action Month! Help the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) Stuff the Bus with 20,000 lbs of food donations Sept. 27-29.
Clarendon Day 10K/5K*
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Easily one of the area’s fastest courses, this course takes runners along a foot tour of the eclectic neighborhoods along the Orange Line. Top off the race with a post-race party at Whitlow’s and other great restaurants, pubs, and vendors.
Area around the Clarendon Metro station
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The 16th annual Clarendon Day street festival will feature live music, food and drink, local vendors, games and a new-for-2013 chili cookoff.
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
The Eight-Thirteen Ball gets its name from the Dewey Decimal Classification for American Fiction: 813. Our inaugural theme is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” and prizes will be awarded for the best 1920s-style attire.
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, authentic Latino food, local vendors, and artistic performances from different countries! Free entrance and free parking.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Arlington and its neighbors have become more segregated in the last 10 years while fair housing legislation at the state level faces significant roadblocks. Arlington’s fair housing enforcement, education, and commitment to equity practices in housing policy and programs are beginning to show signs of improvement but much more needs to be done.
Join the NAACP Arlington Branch, HOME of Virginia, and Equal Rights Center for the 2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference on April 15th to discuss the threats and opportunities to advancing fair housing policy across the state and within Arlington.
The half-day, in-person event will feature speakers from fair housing advocacy organizations and government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and focus on fair housing policy trends in Virginia and Arlington County. The conference aims to advance the understanding of issues and policies related to equity and affirmatively further fair housing among local officials, advocates, and members of the public.
2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
Private School Fair
Congressional School to Host MONA Private School Fair Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 PM
Congressional School in Falls Church, VA is delighted to host the MONA (Mothers of North Arlington) at an upcoming Private School Fair. Private schools from around
WHS Spring Festival
Join us at the WHS Spring Festival on April 22, 2023, from 10am- 3pm at Wakefield High School(main parking lot). Come out to shop, play, and eat!
Shop local vendors, arts & crafts, new and used items, food vendors/trucks, and