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Clarendon-Courthouse St. Patrick’s Day Parade*
Wilson Blvd from N. Barton Street to Irving Street.
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m.
The re-scheduled Mardi Gras parade returns, in possibly rainy, but warmer conditions. Fifty bands, floats and organizations will stroll down Clarendon and Courthouse’s main drag.
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Three courses of dinner prepared by guest chef Pedro Flores of The James Joyce in Baltimore prepares a three-course dinner with pairings of Guinness, Harp Lager and Smitchwick’s ale.
Wednesday Night Spins*
Crystal City Parking Garage (2345 Crystal Drive, G4 Level)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
A weekly indoor bike race this March. A “fast and fun” course for cyclists of all abilities, participants can also win prizes. Spectators welcome. Sign up here.
The Origins of the George Washington Parkway
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road, Rowley G127)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
A lecture about the history of the GW Parkway, built in the 1920s and one of Arlington’s national parks. An Arlington Public Library program, free to attend.
Swanson Arts and Crafts fair
Swanson Middle School (5600 Washington Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Handmade jewelry, bags and purses, pottery, scarves, housewares and home accessories will be on sale by local artisans at this annual event, free to attend.
Live Music: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:45 p.m.
Three Baroque and Classic Era composers are celebrated by the National Chamber Ensemble. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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The 44th Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard
Sale will be along the John Marshall Drive/Ohio Street greenway on
Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community will be out in
force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household
items, and pick up a few bargains.
About 100 families set up tables for the festivities, which take
place along the six-block stretch of the greenway from near Langston
Blvd. to Washington Blvd. Attendance is free, but
a $10 fee will be collected from individuals and families selling
household items during the event. Ensure that all goods and rubbish are
removed from the greenway by 1 p.m. Leave dogs at home.
For more info, call 703-532-6101. If planning to sell, start labeling
your items for sale NOW! Event will take place as long as there is not
active rain. Rain date is June 10.
36TH FESTIVAL ARGENTINO
ARLINGTON JUNE 3RD, 2023
Sat, June 3rd I 3:30 pm / Shows 5:50 pm I Kenmore Auditorium I Glencarlyn
The 36th Festival Argentino USA celebrates Argentine Day and Cultural Freedom. The folkloric group Los 4 de Córdoba and 25 more artists from Argentina, World, and Solidarity Tribute, 200 years of friendship between USA and Argentina!.
Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved
Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved.
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4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,