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Arlington Agenda (Sept. 8-14)

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

Arlington-Fire-DepartmentLecture 9/11 First Responder James Schwartz
Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

ACFD Chief James Schwartz gives the history of the fire department, including its role in the 9/11 terror attack on the Pentagon, the rescue efforts of which were led by Schwartz. The program is free.

Friday

Doorways-Client-Thumbs-UpBrighter Futures Breakfast
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Listen to the victims of domestic violence tell their stories, and how Doorways for Women and Families helped them overcome adversity. No minimum or maximum donation required. Email to RSVP.

Saturday

Ball-Sellers House (photo courtesy Arlington Historical Society)Antique Appraisals
Carlin Hall (5711 4th Street S.)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-noon

An Antiques Roadshow-style appraisal, right in Arlington. To have an item appraised, pay $10 and reserve in advance by calling 703-942-9247. To watch the show, tickets are $5 at the door.

Church Block Party
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 3:00-8:00 p.m.

The Clarendon UMC hosts a block party. Food is $5, but you can also music, games, demonstrations, nfo booths, crafts, a moon bounce, Zumba, make some jewelry, learn flower arranging and hear a mini organ concert.

Sunday

2014sipandsalsaVintage Crystal: Sip and Salsa*
220 20th Street S.
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.

The region’s largest, inside-the-Beltway outdoor wine festival. Wines from Argentina and the Iberian Peninsula are featured for tastings, which, along with food, cost $20.

Fall rose buds at the Bon Air Rose Garden were decimated by midgeGarden Tour and Tasting
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sample from the garden, talk with Master Gardeners about growing vegetables in Arlington, with an emphasis on planting fall crops and overwintering vegetables.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
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.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

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!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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