Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
BikeArlington’s Two Wheel Tuesdays*
Mobility Lab (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Free tips on buying the right bike, and on bike maintenance and commuting. The event is organized by BikeArlington.
Defending the DREAM*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
A reception benefiting the re-election campaign of Delegate Alfonso Lopez, leading advocate for the Virginia DREAM Act and immigrant rights in the Virginia General Assembly.
You Need a Raise! Public Policy Forum*
NRECA Building (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
A free event with author Hendrick Smith, featuring a “discussion of the causes of and policies that foster the rapidly growing gap between the wealthiest and the rest of us.”
Designing a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard*
Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
This program on home landscaping will give you the knowledge to evaluate your site, identify your needs, and choose plants and materials appropriate for local conditions. Registration is $20.
Rosslyn Halloween Movie Night
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Highway)
Time: 6:00 – 11:30 p.m.
A free outdoor, Halloween-themed double feature. The family-friendly film Hocus Pocus will start at 7:00 p.m., while the classic horror film The Shining starts at 9:00.
National Capital Strollathon*
Quincy Park (1021 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Strollathon is the International Rett Syndrome Foundation’s signature fundraiser, consisting of family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy.
Green Home Open House*
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6:00 -9:00 p.m.
An open house is held for an Arlington Green Home Choice renovation in the historic Maywood neighborhood. Interested residents can ask questions about green buildings and the construction process.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
The week started as summer and is ending, unmistakably, as fall. On the plus side, we have a stretch of crisp, sunny days ahead, with the exception of some rain…
A 5 BD/2 BA home with a light-filled den and screened back porch is included in Open Houses.
Early voting got off to a muted start today (Thursday) at the Arlington County government headquarters in Courthouse. “We had a line of five voters when we opened at 8…
Wakefield High School and Claremont Elementary School were secured today in response to reports of gunfire in nearby Bailey’s Crossroads.
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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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