Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Community Meeting on Homelessness
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Arlington County celebrates housing 100 previously homeless people around the county. Featuring guest speaker John Harvey, Virginia’s secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.
Special Twilight Tattoo
Summerall/Whipple Field (Sheridan Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
A special edition of the U.S. Army’s pageant, to honor four civilians receiving awards from the Army, will be held on Whipple field. The event is free an open to the public.
Defending the DREAM*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Del. Alfonso Lopez (D) hosts state Attorney General Mark Herring to discuss Herring’s work for immigrant students in Virginia. Suggested contribution is $25 and you can RSVP by emailing [email protected]
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:00-8:30 p.m.
The Drafthouse hosts a family-friendly haunted house, with the main theater dressed up as a zombie outbreak. A $5 ticket gets visitors a tour of the theater, a “treat” and a voucher for a free movie.
Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Families can run or walk in a 5K or 1K to benefit pet therapy programs. Costumes and leashed dogs welcome. The 5k is $40 to run and the 1K is $20. Register here.
Wounded Warrior Project Benefit*
First Presbyterian Church (601 N. Vermont Street)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian’s fifth annual benefit concert earns proceeds for the Wounded Warrior Project. More than a dozen artists perform in this free show.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Statues of Liberty gives thanks this holiday season and grateful for a few things this year.
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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.
Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.
Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.
Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.
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.
Outstanding Young Artist