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Arlington Agenda (June 17-21)

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.

Wednesday

I-66 passing through ArlingtonVDOT I-66 Public Meeting
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Virginia Dept. of Transportation will hold a public meeting to discuss a planned conversion of I-66 inside the Beltway from HOV lanes to High Occupancy Toll lanes. Vehicles with fewer than three passengers would have to pay tolls during peak hours.

Thursday

A plane takes off from Reagan National AirportCommunity Meeting on Aircraft Noise
County Board Room (2100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Arlington County hosts a meeting with representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to discuss the effects of aircraft noise on Arlington County residents

Nauck Community sign (photo via Nauck Civic Association web site)History Discussion: Nauck Past and Present
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Educator and Arlington native and civic leader Alfred O. Taylor discusses the local and national contributions of residents from Nauck, Arlington’s oldest African American community, which was formerly known as Green Valley.

Saturday

Saturday Morning Footy (screengrab from YouTube)Saturday Morning Footy*
Bluemont Park (601 N. Machester Street)
Time: 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Free Australian football program for boys and girls aged 5 to 15. The program teaches the rules and skills of the great game of Australian football through fun and safe games and activities.

Sonny Landreth performing (photo courtesy CPRO)Columbia Pike Blues Festival
S. Walter Reed Drive at Columbia Pike
Time: 1:00-8:30 p.m.

The 20th annual Blues Festival on the Pike will feature headliner Sonny Landreth, as well as numerous local food and craft vendors. The outdoor event is family friendly and free to attend.

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Encore Stage & Studio is excited to kick off its season with a swashbuckling adventure! What starts as a mystery turns into an adventure in an Encore adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel. Young Gemma Hawkins escapes a dull life to search for where “X” marks the spot on a mysterious treasure map left behind by an old sea captain.

Gemma meets a slew of thrill-seeking sea farers as she races to find the treasure before any pirates do. Encore Stage & Studio presents_ Treasure Island_ running October 14-23, 2022 at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22204). 

Season subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now at www.encorestage.org. Single tickets are $15 for Adults; $12 for Children, Students, Military and Seniors. Season subscriptions begin at $33. Patrons can learn more about Encore’s COVID-19 audience procedures online at www.encorestage.org.

Performances dates:
Friday, October 14 at 7:30pm
Saturdays, October 15 and 22 at 11am and 3pm
Sundays, October 16 and 23 at 3pm

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Arlington kids can keep active this winter with Arlington County’s Department of Parks & Recreation’s Youth House Basketball League. Available for grades 1-12, this program begins in mid-November for grades 1-8 and early Jan. for grades 9-12 and costs between $75-90.

Come join the fun! Sign up by Oct. 12*!

Registration for grades 9-12 opens on Nov. 7.

If the league fee is a factor to signing up, check out the Department’s fee reduction program, which helps Everyone, Everywhere, Every Day! Access for All. Easy to apply! Whether you have a short-term set back or something longer-term. Learn more at parks.arlingtonva.us/fee-reductions or call 703-228-4747. 

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Mini Photo Sessions for Family & Pets

Mini Family & Pet Photo Sessions
Beat the rush and sign up to get your holiday photos now!

Bring your kids! Bring your dogs!

Check out the DeSilva Studios website. Look at the images and see if you like them

Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

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