Arlington Agenda (April 20-26)

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.


Volunteer Arlington Day
Holiday Inn Rosslyn (1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Shenandoah Room)
Time: noon-4:00 p.m.

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is organizing this half-day, countywide event. Individuals, teams and businesses are encouraged to donate their time and services to the cause. Register here.


mrkrabbAll-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.


1ChildrenOfEdenJPGLive Theater: Children of Eden*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 7:30-10:00 p.m.

The St. Andrew’s Players stages their interpretation of Stephen Schwartz’s “Children of Eden.” Performances also on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Free, but donations encouraged.


SoPShoe School at Pentagon City Mall
Nordstrom at Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (1400 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

To celebrate a new shoe design studio, called “Shoes of Prey,” in the store, Nordstrom is hosting a shoe school, where customers can learn how to design their own shoe. Event repeats on Sunday.


KeepingFaithFullPageFlyerPro-LGBT Interfaith Service*
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Two days before the U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on gay marriage, an interfaith group is hosting a service to support and embrace members of the LGBT community.

Bethel-Autism-flier2015Film Screening: Sound the Alarm*
Bethel United Church of Christ (4037 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Bethel UCC is hosting a screening of an autism film and hosting a panel discussion afterward. Event is free, but donations to Autism Speaks are highly encouraged.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Hello Everyone -You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting – NAACP Arlington BranchRegister in advance for this webinar: registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.7:00 pm Meeting Opens7:30 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 Members9:00 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. NAACP Arlington Branch Election Results President- Elect: Michael Hemminger 1st Vice President-Elect: James Younger 2nd Vice President-Elect: Bryan Coleman 3rd Vice President-Elect: Lorelle Langhorne Secretary-Elect: Wanda Younger Assistant Secretary-Elect: Kathleen McSweeney Treasurer-Elect: Adriana Spain Assistant Treasurer-Elect: Kenya Pennington Executive Committee-Elect: Nadia Conyers, Kellen MacBeth, Karen Nightengale Their terms officially begin January 1, 2023. 3rd Monday of the month meeting date changed due to the festival observance of Hanukkah

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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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