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Arlington Agenda (April 21-27)

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.

Thursday

Yards tap takeover flyerYards Brewery Tap Takeover*
RedRocks Arlington (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Philadelphia-based brewer Yards takes over three tap lines at RedRocks. The pizza place will be serving Yards Brawler, Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale, and Yards IPA. Free parking with validation.

China GardenRotary Mahjong Night*
China Garden Restaurant (1100 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

The Arlington Rotary Club is hosting a Mahjong night, complete with a silent auction, to raise funds for its scholarship fund. Former Arlington School Board Chair Dave Foster will speak.

Friday

Sarah ColonnaLive Comedy: Sarah Colonna
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m. (also shows at 7:30 and 9:50 p.m. on Saturday)

Comedian Sarah Colonna, who has performed on late night programs like Chelsea Lately, takes the Drafthouse stage. Tickets are $23 online or at the door.

Saturday

Obstacle Race flyerObstacle Course 5k*
Potomac Overlook Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 7:30-11:30 a.m.

This 5k obstacle races takes runners and teams through the trails of Potomac Overlook Park. All of the profits go to benefit AFAC. Registration is $30 per person.

Kiwanis International logoKiwanis Pancake Breakfast*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 8:00 a.m.-noon

Adults and children are invited — for $8 and $4 respectively — to enjoy the local Kiwanis Club’s annual pancake breakfast. There will also be antique cars, a moon bounce and other festivities.

Walker Chapel's spring fundraiserWalker Chapel’s Aprilfest*
Walker Chapel United Methodist Church (4102 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Walker Chapel’s Aprilfest will feature a used book sale and a plant and mulch sale. All proceeds fund Walker Chapel UMC’s global charitable works.

Habitat for Humanity logoHabitat for Humanity Wine Fundraiser
Grateful Red Wine & Gift Shop (2727 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity Northern Virginia is the beneficiary of a wine tasting, featuring 15 wines and select cheeses. Five percent of wine sales at the shop also will benefit Habitat.

*Denote featured (sponsored) event

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When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

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Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

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