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Arlington Agenda: Aug. 4-8

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.

Tuesday

Arlington Central Library

Reading and Running Fitness Training Program
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Training for a 5K or a longer race? Prepare for it by joining the Arlington Public Library in group run/walks every Tuesday and Thursday night. The run/walks are free, but participants are required to register. 

Wednesday

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Arlington County Fair
Thomas Jefferson Community Center (3501 2nd Street S.)
Time: 5-10 p.m. (Wednesday and Thursday)

The annual fair kicks off on Wednesday with a parade at 6 p.m. Attractions also include multiple competitions and fair rides. The fair runs from 2-11 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Thursday

Players-Pet-Flyer-DesignCelebrity Players and Pets Fashion Show*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 8 p.m. to midnight

Local media celebrities will join Nationals players Wilson Ramos and Craig Stammen in walking adoptable pets during a “Blackout” fashion show. All participants and guests are asked to wear only black clothing. Tickets will go on sale shortly. 

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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/.

Submit your own Announcement here.

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.

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Submit your own Announcement here.

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.

Outstanding Young Artist

Tony Woods Live – Standup Comedy Showcase

Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
$15 – General admission
$20 –

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