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Startup Competition and Networking Event
Disruption Corporation (2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000)
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Startups from the southeast gather to present before a panel of entrepreneur elite. Winners of the regional competition move to the national 36|86 competition in June. Networking to follow the free event.
Sheraton Pentagon City (900 S. Orme Street)
Time: 7:45-9:00 a.m.
Offender Aid and restoration hosts a free breakfast honoring County Manager Barbara Donnellan and Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille for “banning the box” on job applications. RSVP is required.
All-you-can-eat Crab Legs*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.
For $22, patrons can eat all the snow crab legs they want, plus enjoy happy hour specials on domestic bottles, Fireball, sangria, mojitos and margaritas. Reservations are recommended.
Lecture: Civil War Contraband Camps
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road, Reinsch Library)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Northern Virginia Civil War historian Ron Baumgarten will discuss “contraband camps” — refuges for escaped slaves in Arlington and Fairfax — during this hourlong, free lecture.
Pinhole photography exhibit and talk*
Cherrydale Branch Library (2190 Military Road)
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Photographer Scott Speck debuts his exhibit of landscape photographs taken with his pinhole camera, including a discussion on the medium. Free and open to all.
Live Music: Carrie Newcomer*
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer hosts a workshop from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on connecting everyday lives with faith. In the evening, she performs her original works. Tickets range from $10-$35.
Live Music: Brahms and Beethoven*
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
The principal horn of the Washington National Opera orchestra, Geoff Pilkington, performs with the IBIS Chamber group. The concert of classical composer music is free, but donations are welcome.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
Tour the secluded and quiet Bellevue Forest with its local parks, trails, forested areas and more in Neighborhood Spotlight.
In loving memory of William Dinwiddie Tucker, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 95.
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St. Charles offers a play-based curriculum in a welcoming, Christ-centered environment.
Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science.
We offer Summer Camp with weekly themes and twice a week water play, including Fun Friday moon bounce. Please join us for our Open House Feb. 3 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up.
For more information or to schedule a tour, visit us at www.stcharlesarlington.org or call (703) 527-0608.
If you are a lifelong learner over 50+ who wants to make new friends, power up your brain, and enjoy a wide-variety college-level courses, Encore Learning is for you. An Arlington based nonprofit, Encore Learning offers courses in the arts, theater, literature, history, technology and more. This semester we offer our most popular course, Global Hot Spots as well as 25 new courses. Courses are presented either online or in-person at George Mason University at Virginia Square and other Arlington locations.
Join the free presentation to learn about courses and meet the instructors. This is Encore Learning’s signature event to highlight the upcoming semester with brief presentations by each instructor.
The Spring Course Preview event is Thursday, February 2nd at 9:30 AM via Zoom:
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