Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Bestselling Author Visits Child’s Play
Barstons Child’s Play (4510 Lee Highway)
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass, who writes the popular Space Taxi series, to deliver a presentation, conduct a Q&A session and sign books. It’s free and no registration is required.
House of Steep Open Mic
House of Steep (3800 Lee Highway, Suite D)
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Cherrydale tea shop House of Steep is hosting what it hopes is the first of monthly open mics for writers, performers and all creative types to perform.
Hunger is No Joke Fundraiser
Cafe Asia (1550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-11:00 p.m.
90s cover band White Ford Bronco plays at Cafe Asia for its annual “Hunger is No Joke” fundraiser. All proceeds go to AFAC. Tickets are $30 each or $55 for two, and there will be raffles and a silent auction.
Artisan Crafts Show
Lyon Village Community House (1920 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Women Entrepreneurs: Community, Accountability and Networking hosts a crafts fair for female artisans. Woman-owned food businesses will also be represented.
Shred for Bread
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Little Falls Presbyterian is hosting residents looking to shred their documents for free, and soliciting food and cash donations to the Arlington Food Assistance Center.
Doorways Fundraiser at Lyon Hall
Lyon Hall (3100 Washington Blvd)
Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
A fundraiser for Doorways for Women & Families, hosted by an Ohio-based foundation, comes to Clarendon. Admission is $30: there will be a DJ, and Lyon Hall will be catering hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
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