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Arlington Agenda Sept. 21 – 27

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.

Monday

Seminar-group-shotResumes and Cover Letters Career Seminar*
Link Locale (3140 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

If you haven’t refreshed your resume lately, come hear about the newest trends for resumes and cover letters in hiring and recruiting, so bring along your resume. Visit the Eventbrite page to register.

 

Class at Yorktown High SchoolESL English Classes*
Redeemer Church of Arlington (716 S. Glebe Road)
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

This is the first class in a fall session of classes for English-language learners. Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels are available. New students have a $25 fee, which includes the cost of books. Scholarships are available.

Tuesday

YEAlogo-gifYoung Entrepreneurs Academy Information Session
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N.)
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a groundbreaking class that transforms students into entrepreneurs. The class (comprised of students aged 11-18) meets one day a week from October through May. Pre-registration for the session is encouraged.

Wednesday

Plants at Arlington Central Library's volunteer gardenWednesdays in the Garden Programs
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

This series of programs, taught by Arlington Food Assistance Center volunteers and VCE Master Gardeners, teaches gardening skills to a wide audience. This week’s topic is “Inside Arlington Kitchens: Tasting Our Cultures.” No registration required. 

Thursday

Conversations with Tyler: A Conversation with Dani Rodrik*
Founders Hall, GMU Arlington Campus (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Dani Rodrik, one of the most influential voices on globalization and economic development, will join George Mason University Professor Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging intellectual dialogue as part of the Conversations with Tyler series.

Saturday

Affordable Housing Month logo (via Arlington County)Affordable Housing Bike Tour
Clarendon Blvd & N. Pierce Street
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

Tour Arlington’s affordable housing properties, including Parc Rosslyn, which has 101 affordable units and Colonial Village, with 162 affordable units. The event is free. No reservation necessary, but RSVP to [email protected].

Scenes from Clarendon Day 2011Clarendon Day
Around the Clarendon Metro Station
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

The 18th Annual Clarendon Day Street Festival is everything a street fair should be. Last year, well over 30,000 people attended. The event starts with a 10K/5K/Kids Dash race in the morning, followed by live musical performances, crafts, food and more.

Sunday

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Many Hopes 5K Run/Walk*
Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy)
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join us as we run/walk the Custis Trail, while supporting Many Hopes’ mission to to make positive change in coastal Kenya. All fees and donations will go directly to operations on the ground. Registration is $35 in advance, $45 day-of.

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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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