Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Meet the Artist: “Beaches” Playwright Iris Rainer-Dart
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
The author of the gal-pal musical “Beaches” talks about her career before her show premieres at Signature Theatre this month. The event is free.
Networking and Comedy Show
The Comedy Spot (Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Those interested in increasing their network for a good cause can buy a $45 ticket, with proceeds going to the Life After Domestic Violence Foundation. The comedy show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Art Exhibit Opening
Gallery Underground (Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
A new exhibit at Gallery Underground, called “Visions of Future” debuts with a reception on Friday. The event is free, and works by promising artists will be on display Feb. 3-28.
South African Gala*
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The South African embassy is hosting a gala with South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will be donated to AIDS relief for children in South Africa.
Live Music: 49-Cent Dress
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Party/Rock band 49-cent dress takes the stage at Whitlow’s Saturday night. On Facebook, the band vows to dedicate a song to any man who shows up in a dress.
Used Book Fair and Bake Sale*
St. Ann Church, Parish Hall (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The annual event at St. Ann Church is back this Sunday. There will be a Valentine’s Day bake sale starting at 9:30 a.m. and special deals after noon.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…
Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.
Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.
The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.
Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.
Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools