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Arlington Agenda (Jan. 13-19)

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.


Dogs greet each other at the Shirlington Dog ParkKids Read to Therapy Dogs
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Children from grades K-5 are invited to spend 15 minutes reading to a therapy dog in the “Paws to Read” program. Event is free but participants must register by calling 703-228-5946.

'The Big Lebowski'  posterFree Movie Night: The Big Lebowski
Iota Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.

The cult comedy classic will be shown at the Clarendon nightspot at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. “on two sheets,” which really tie the room together. The event is free.


scott-262x300Solar Generator Display
WBM Motors parking lot (3210 10th Street N.)
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A new solar energy generator will be on display, presented by George Washington University adjunct professor of sustainable urban planning Scott Sklar. The generator is currently “commercially available.”


Beer Tenders flyerRedRocks Beer Tenders Series*
RedRocks (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

The Beer Tenders Series this January kicks off with Samuel Adams this week with some “rare and special” Sam Adams beers. Parking is free with validation in the Giant lot.


Burnt SiennaLive Music: Burnt Sienna
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Rock cover band Burnt Sienna will grace the stage at Clarendon Grill. Cover charge is typically $5 on Friday nights, and the band will be spelled by a house DJ.


Red tail hawk eatingAnimal Feeding 101: Raptors
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Potomac Overlook’s naturalist will demonstrate how they feed the permanently injured birds of prey they house at the park. Reservations and $5 donations are requested.

*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!
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– 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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