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Fmr. Sen. Lincoln Chafee Speech
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Former Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee will give a foreign policy speech in which he’s expected to announce he’s running for president as a Democrat. The event is sponsored by George Mason University and the Financial Times. RSVP required.
Summer Concert By the U.S. Army Concert Band
Brucker Hall on Fort Myer (400 McNair Road)
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.
The U.S. Army Concert Band presents “Heroes and Villains” — a program of music from some of the more popular good guy/bad guy scenarios from stage and screen. Disney, Broadway, cowboys and gunslingers. Bring the whole family!
Bethel United Church of Christ (4347 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
The annual Strawberry Festival starts with an Attic Sale at 10 a.m. followed at 11 a.m. by strawberry desserts and ice cream, hot dogs and veggie burgers, bake sale, kids games and face painting. Parking available at the Red Cross lot.
D.C. Testy Fest*
American Legion Post 139 (3445 N. Washington Blvd)
Time: 6:00-11:00 p.m.
The Montana State Society would like to invite you to have a ball (literally!) at the 11th annual D.C. Testy Fest. Our Rocky Mountain Oysters are prepared by legendary chef Frank McGraw, and shipped fresh from the Rock Creek Lodge in western Montana.
Bark in the Park*
James Hunter Dog Park (1230 N. Hartford Street)
Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Clarendon Animal Care and Clarendon Alliance are sponsoring the first annual Bark in the Park at the James Hunter Dog Park. The event will feature free food, live music, a moon bounce and raffles from local pet-friendly businesses.
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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.
Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.
Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.
Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.
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.
Outstanding Young Artist