Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
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Live Poetry Reading
Busboys & Poets (4251 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Poet and co-founder of the poetryNOW, an after-school creative writing program based in Northern Virginia, Joseph LMS Green hosts a live poetry reading and open mic night.
Live Music: The 9 Songwriter Series
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Justin Trawick’s 9 Songwriter Series, in which nine solo artists sit in and play with each other on rotation, comes to IOTA. Tickets are $10 at the door.
ÜberOffices (1400 Key Blvd, Suite 100)
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Ditch work before Memorial Day weekend at Rosslyn’s ÛberOffices. Open beer and wine, snacks and games, plus networking with dozens of Arlington-based entrepreneurs. Registration is limited.
Composting for Home Gardeners
Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Information on composting at home, what to put in a compost pile, how to maintain it so the materials break down properly, and how to make good use of finished compost. Register: email [email protected]
Live Music: The Reflex
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
80s cover band The Reflex takes center stage at Clarendon Grill. The retro band comes complete with 80s hair and outfits. Cover is $5.
Live Music: Boxcartel
Rhodeside Grille (1836 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Arlington-based Boxcartel celebrates the release of its new album, “Shutdown,” with a show at the Rhodeside Grille in Courthouse.
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Join MoCA Arlington Summer Camps at Marymount University and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding, throwing on a wheel, glazing, and much more. In this two-week course, students will explore hand building techniques, wheel throwing, and strengthen ideas that exemplify individual artist expression guided by professional working artists. Students of all skill levels are welcome!
Visit MoCA Arlington’s Website here and the registration page to secure your space today!
Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
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’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,