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Arlington Agenda (June 2-8)

(Updated at 10:35 a.m.)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.

Monday

HAZE 2014Underage Drinking Panel*
Lyon Village Community Center (1920 N. Highland Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Arlington READY Coalition sponsors this presentation, called “HAZE: Drinking to Belong,” aimed at parents and high school students. The event is free for the public.

Wednesday

ToastmastersLogo-ColorToastmasters Open House*
MBC (1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 600)
Time: Noon-1:00 p.m.

Arlington’s chapter of Toastmasters International hosts an open house to encourage those who want to become better public speakers to join the group.

Thursday

The Dawn DrapesLive Music: The Dawn Drapes
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.

The Dawn Drapes stop by IOTA in the middle of their summer tour, accompanied by Up The Chain and Humble Fire. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Friday

Lady Valor by Kristin Beck (courtesy Gallery UndergroundArt Show Fundraiser
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

A transgender former Navy SEAL is putting her art on display as part of a fundraiser to help veterans returning from combat struggling with PTSD. Tickets are $15.

Lisa LandryLive Comedy: Lisa Landry
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.

Comedian Lisa Landry, who has appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and had a half-hour special on Comedy Central, performs Friday and Saturday night. Tickets are $22.

Saturday

Bastianella and LucreziaOpera “Comic Double Bill”*
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-9:30 p.m.

UrbanArias presents two operas in 90 minutes.  Bastianello and Lucrezia, American operas written in 2008 and sung in English, will be directed by Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Alan Paul. Tickets are $25.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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