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Arlington Agenda Sept. 21 – 27

by Eleanor Greene — September 21, 2015 at 1:35 pm 0

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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