Arlington Agenda (May 11-17)

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.


Waiting for interviewCareer Seminar in Clarendon*
3140 Washington Blvd (Suite 222)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Part 3 of the four-part career seminar focuses on networking and “your personal elevator pitch.” Presented by The Career Path Partners. Sign up online, class costs $20.


CVFDposter2Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser
Don Tito (3165 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

The CVFD is holding a raffle fundraiser and social at Clarendon’s newest bar. A DJ will be spinning and raffle tickets will be sold for items from local Clarendon businesses. Open to all.


ATB3PosterFree Movie Screening
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

The Drafthouse is hosting a free showing of “America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of our Children,” about the effects of sexual imagery on the nation’s youth. Register here.


tuckahoetour_bannerimgs_2015-header1Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour*
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th Street N.)
Time: noon-5:00 p.m.

A tour of recently built and redesigned homes that feature stunning gardens. The tour generates funds for the Tuckahoe PTA. Tickets are $25 online at $30 at the door.

Rated-ART-PowerPoint-SlideArlington Arts Center Spring Gala*
Arlington Arts Center (3550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-11:00 p.m.

The Arlington Arts Center hosts a gala to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Food from restaurants like Lyon Hall, Bayou Bakery and Mussel Bar. General Admission tickets cost $125.


Taste of Arlington 2012Taste of Arlington*
Wilson Blvd in Ballston
Time: noon-6:00 p.m.

Ballston’s annual street food festival returns, with an expanded beer and wine garden, three concert stages, 50 restaurant booths and the “World Pup Tournament.” Books of tickets are still on sale.

casualloresFree Concert: Quintette Instrumental de Paris*
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

A harp, flute and three string instruments play French music, for free, in North Arlington. IBIS Chamber Music presents pieces by composers Pierne, Francaix, Ropartz and Jongen.

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When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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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!

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