Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Workshop: Fracking in Virginia*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Another in the library’s Environmental Series, attendees are encouraged to participate in a free workshop and movie viewing on “fracking” for natural gas and how it affects Virginia.
Craft Activity: ‘Stepping Stones’
Barstons Child’s Play Store (4510 Lee Highway)
Time: 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
This weekly activity begins this Friday, where Barstons invites parents and children to make “stepping stones” out of stone mixture, design, play with them and bring them home. Cost is $5
Live Music: Christine Sun Kim
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
A three-artist show centered on experimentations with sound comes to Artisphere’s Black Box Theatre. Tickets, available online, are $12.
Fashion Truck Fridays
N. Lynn Street in Rosslyn
Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
“Fashion Trucks,” which are like food trucks but sell clothing and accessories instead of sandwiches, descend on Rosslyn during the lunch hour. Trucks include The Thread Truck and The Street Boutique.
All-American Bar Crawl*
Restaurants in Clarendon and Courthouse
Time: 2:00-9:00 p.m.
Another bar crawl comes to the streets of Clarendon, this one to celebrate Independence Day. This edition features specials at 15 businesses. Registration is $15 online or $20 at Velocity 5, Mad Rose Tavern or Clarendon Ballroom.
Live Comedy: Hal Sparks
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
Comedian Hal Sparks, former host of E!’s Talk Soup and Michael on “Queer as Folk” takes the Drafthouse stage for three shows this weekend. Tickets are $20.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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As the summer winds down, it’s a great time to look forward to a creative fall! Art House 7 has a terrific selection of classes, for preschoolers to adults. Our fall session, starting September 6, offers painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, ceramics (including the wheel) and sewing. We have specialty classes such as Suminagashi, the ancient art of Japanese water marbling.
If you’re looking for a shorter commitment, we also have a full schedule of workshops, Art Nights, and Morning Art Socials. If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, please check us out! We offer classes throughout the year, taught by a range of fantastic teachers. You can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door.
Art House 7
5537 Langston Blvd.Arlington VA 22207
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