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Arlington Agenda (Oct. 15-20)

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.

Tuesday

Two Wheel TuesdayBikeArlington’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.

Delegate-elect Alfonso Lopez at Arlington Democrats 2011 election victory partyDefending 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.

Thursday

American flag (file photo)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.”

Saturday

Designing-a-Sustainable-YardDesigning 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.

PrintRosslyn 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.

Sunday

1383394_10151907392659452_2003002936_nNational 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.

Friedli-Open-HouseGreen 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

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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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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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