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Arlington Agenda (Oct. 1-6)

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.


Two Wheel TuesdayBikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesday*
1501 Wilson Blvd (11th Floor — Mobility Lab)
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.


CCSP-LogoCrystal City Streetcar Forum
Aurora Hills Community Center (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Arlington County is holding a second community forum for a progress update on the Crystal City Streetcar Project.


Shut-Up-and-WriteShut Up and Write
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Shut Up and Write is a series of panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron.


1176224_512521515485456_1032031217_nLive Music: The Rollerblades
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

The Baltimore-based 90s tribute band performs at Clarendon Grill. The four-man band promises “rad memories” as they cover artists from Green Day to Britney Spears.


FunRide2012BikerBubblesArlington Fun Ride*
18th Street and Crystal Drive
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Arlington Fun Ride is a scenic, family-friendly 17 mile ride taking you on the paved multi-use trails that make up the Arlington Loop.

Dogtober Day photo (via Arlington County)Dogtober Day 2013
Lacey Woods Park (1200 N. George Mason Drive)
Time: 12:00. – 3:00 p.m.

Dogtober Day is a just-for-fun dog show. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded for each show and game category.

2013-07-13 12.25.45_825x619Bon Air Memorial Garden Celebration Day*
Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden (850 N. Lexington Street)
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

A leisurely day among the park’s 2,000 roses. Enjoy garden tours, music, a Tai Chi group, refreshments, hiking trails and history.


1185938_10201945256659273_556370418_nSuperstar Family Fun Day and Mason Mile*
Key School (2300 Key Blvd)
Time: 4:00 -7:00 p.m.

The free community event consists of outdoor activities for the whole family, music, and snacks. There’s also the “Mason Mile”, a one-mile road run/walk on Key Boulevard.

*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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Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

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