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Film Screening: The House I Live In*
George Mason University Law School Audtiorium (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Offender Aid and Restoration presents an examination of every aspect of the criminal justice system. Hors d’oeuvres will be served beforehand and there will be a panel discussion afterwards.
Lecture: When Metro Came to Town
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Writer Kevin Craft will give a lecture, presented by the Arlington Historical Society, discussing the circumstances surrounding Arlington’s decision to build the Orange and Blue lines. The event is free and open to the public.
Live Music: Pine Leaf Boys
Artisphere Ballroom (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
The Pine Leaf Boys have been nominated four times for Grammy awards for their combination of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music. Tickets are $15 and can be bought in advance.
Photo and Sculpture Art Exhibit
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Sculptor Pamela Soldwedel and her husband, photographer Richard D. Barrett, will fill the special exhibition space in the Crystal City Shops on Friday and Saturday. The gallery is free to enter.
Live Comedy: Michael Che
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
New York Comedian Michael Che performs one of two shows at the Drafthouse. Che cites the late Patrice O’Neal and George Carlin as his comedy influences. Tickets are $20.
Live Music: The Highballers
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
The Highballers, a D.C.-based modern country group, are hosting their new album release party at IOTA. IOTA doesn’t list a cover price on its website.
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Join MoCA Arlington Summer Camps at Marymount University and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding, throwing on a wheel, glazing, and much more. In this two-week course, students will explore hand building techniques, wheel throwing, and strengthen ideas that exemplify individual artist expression guided by professional working artists. Students of all skill levels are welcome!
Visit MoCA Arlington’s Website here and the registration page to secure your space today!
Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
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’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,