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.
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Millennial Women and the GOP Happy Hour*
Ri Ra Irish Pub (2915 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) leads a trio of speakers discussing “important women’s issues and ways to empower women in the workplace and politics.” Event is free but RSVP is recommended.
When Arlington’s Schools Weere Segregated
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The debut screening of a video oral history with George M. Richardson, the last principal of Arlington’s “colored-only” Hoffman-Boston Junior and Senior High School. Discussion to follow with the filmmakers.
Silent Auction to battle sex trafficking*
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Free appetizers and a cash bar will be available to attendees of Love146‘s silent auction to raise money to help victims of sex trafficking. Admission is $10.
Live Music: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Free Chamber Music Concert*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Ivy Street)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
IBIS Chamber Music presents “A Quartet for the End of Time,” written in a World War II prison camp. The group will also perform a piece from the opera “Gimpel the Fool.”
Oscars Watch Party
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Watch the 87th annual Academy Awards on the big screen with the D.C. Film Society, with a night including prediction contests, a silent auction and trivia contests. Tickets are $20 at the door.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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