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Arlington Agenda: Aug. 10-16

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

Kent-Antarctica-Poster-SmallPhoto Exhibit, Reception, and Talk on Photographing Antarctica*
Cherrydale Branch Library (2190 Military Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Take a trip to Antarctica through photographer Robin Kent’s lens. Kent will speak as part of an opening reception for the exhibit. The free exhibit runs from now until Nov. 2.

booksDrop Everything and Read Night
Buzz Bakery (818 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Grab a book and get a cup of coffee at Buzz Bakery. Bring a friend or come by yourself and enjoy a night at a cafe. Five percent of the proceeds will go to Friends of Arlington Public Library. 

Friday

Iliza-Shlesinger via Hollywood Branded/flickrIliza Shlesinger at Arlington Drafthouse and Cinema
Arlington Drafthouse and Cinema (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

Iliza Shlesinger, the first woman to win NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” is coming to Arlington to perform a standup routine. Tickets are $22. If you miss the show on Friday, she’ll be performing a show at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Saturday

Long Branch, viewed at Glencarlyn Park (Flickr pool photo by Dennis Dimick)Down in the Pond
Long Branch Nature Center (625 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Kids can go dip-netting in the ponds at Long Branch Nature Center, where they may find water boatmen, water scorpions, backswimmers and other critters. Registration is required and costs $5.

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