Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Preschool Open House
Bright Horizons (1300 Wilson Blvd, Suite 100)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (continues daily until Friday)
Bright Horizons is hosting an all-week open house to allow parents to tour their new, “state of the art” early education and preschool center.
Arlington County Chronicles Book Talk
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
“Our Man in Arlington” Charlie Clark gives a reading and discussion of his recently-published collection of columns. The event is free and open to the public.
Art Exhibit Opening
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
The opening reception for Gallery Underground’s “How Are You Doing Today?” exhibit, featuring “paintings on emotion in color” by artist Anne Chandra. Reception is free and open to the public.
“Shocked and Amazed” Carnival Show
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m. (Second showing Saturday at same time)
A show of “deception-free amazement” comes to Artisphere’s Black Box Theatre. Featuring a burlesque show and a sword- and fire-eater, among other. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
Youth Music Festival
Calloway United Methodist Church (5000 Lee Highway)
Time: 4:00-6:45 p.m.
A free youth music festival to kick off Calloway UMC’s “Community Kickball Nights.” Local gospel choir Ministry Mindset, Robert Stocks and Kelsie Janel will perform.
Live Comedy: Iliza Shlesinger
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.
Former Last Night Standing winner Iliza Shlesinger, whose comedy album “War Paint” was the No. 1 comedy album on iTunes in 2013, performs at the Drafthouse. Tickets are $22.
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