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Arlington Agenda (Feb. 10-16)

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

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Wednesday

Latinos for Nancy Van Doren flyerLatinos for Nancy Van Doren*
Cantina Mexicana (922 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Latinos for Nancy Van Doren for Arlington School Board are hosting an informational session about their School Board candidate of choice. Email [email protected] to RSVP.

Football vs. Georgia Tech2014 Virginia Tech Football Recruit Night*
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:45-9:00 p.m.

Join Coach Bryan Stinespring as he discusses the newest members of the Virginia Tech football team and their future roles in the program. Coach Stinespring will also answer your questions about VT football.

Go Go SymphonyFree Concert: Go Go Symphony*
The Church at Clarendon (1210 N. Hartford Street)
Time: 7:30-8:45 p.m.

D.C.’s signature musical style, Go Go, gets a classical twist with composer-conductor Lisa Kravinsky. The free show includes improvisation and audience participation.

Thursday

Queen City, where the Pentagon was builtLeveling Queen City for the Pentagon
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Geographer Nancy Perry will discuss the historic African American neighborhood of Queen City in East Arlington, which was destroyed to build the Pentagon and its road network.

Friday

Valentine's Day Parents Night OutValentine’s Day Parents’ Night Out*
Pentagon Mixed Martial Arts (1041 S. Edgewood Street)
Time: 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Parents can pay $25 and leave their kids for a romantic night out. Children will be entertained with pizza, games and movies in a supervised environment. Call 703-521-1000 to register.

Saturday

Potomac Overlook's Entry Circle signAnimal Valentine’s Day
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

For $5, children and their parents can enjoy the park’s “special presentation on animal love.” It’s mating season for many of the native species, and kids can meet some of the critters “up close.”

Comedy Spot Variety Show flyerComedy, Music, Dance Variety Show*
The Comedy Spot (Third Floor, Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

This variety show features comedy from improv troupes Jive Turkey and Nox, music by Crys Matthews, Dave Farah, and Louisa Hall and O’Neill-James Irish Dance Troupe. Tickets are $15.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.

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(This Community Post was written by 9th Street Chamber Music and underwritten by Embracing Arlington Arts .)

9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.

[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.

Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.

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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!

Features:
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!

https://www.thelunchtrain.com/

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

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

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