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Arlington Agenda Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

by Eleanor Greene — September 28, 2015 at 11:45 am 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-shotNetworking 101 & Your Personal Elevator Pitch Career Seminar*
Link Locale (3140 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Did you know 70 percent of jobs are found through networking? Learn to make an elevator pitch and gain contacts. Session will have a simulation networking meeting. Register on Eventbrite.

Wednesday

Affordable Housing Month logo (via Arlington County)APAH Affordable Housing Month Open House
Buchanan Gardens Apartments (926 S. Buchanan Street)
Time: 8 – 8:45 a.m.

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing welcomes you to learn more during open houses. Learn about and discuss topics such as: what is affordable housing? Who lives in affordable housing? Why is it important? How is it financed?

Thursday

PrideRocksPride on the Rocks – Festival Countdown*
Redrocks Arlington (2501 9th Road S.)
Time: 6 – 11 p.m.

Trivia! Raffle! Frivolity! Free parking! “Pride on the Rocks” features food and drink specials, team trivia, and more! Team trivia starts at 7:30pm, and there are prizes! RedRocks Arlington donates 10 percent of all sales that evening to Northern Virginia Pride!

Pump and Dump Evening of ComedyThe Pump and Dump: A Parentally Incorrect Show and Night Out For Once
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:45 p.m. – 10 p.m.

“The Pump and Dump” is a night out to make you laugh away a kid-filled day. Comedian/musician Shayna Ferm and her sidekick, MC Doula, host this evening of comedy. Tickets are $20.

Saturday

Arlington bike leafAnnual Arlington Fun Ride*
Crystal City (18th Street and Crystal Drive)
Time: 8 a.m. -12 p.m.

This scenic, family-friendly event will give riders a chance to experience the paved trails of the “Arlington Loop.” Riders may choose to stop at rest stops in Crystal City, Columbia Pike, Ballston and Rosslyn. Learn more at www.arlingtonfunride.org.

Metal recycling at E-CARE (photo via Arlington County DES)E-CARE Fall Recycling Event
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Arlington Environmental Collection and Recycling Event (E-CARE) is an event where Arlington residents can safely dispose of hazardous materials and recycle many household items. Here is a complete list of accepted items.

TED x ArlingtonTEDx Arlington
Spectrum Theater (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

TEDx is just like the famed Ted Talks you see online. At TEDxArlington, we will explore connectedness from different layered perspectives including family, neighbors, community. Tickets are $75 and must be purchased in advance.

Sunday

Workers are installing 250 solar panels on the roof of the Arlington Central LibrarySolar Home Tour
706 N. Ivy Street
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Two buildings near the Clarendon Metro will be open for view as part of a national solar home tour. See solar water heating, a direct-exchange HVAC system and much more. Groups, students, families welcome. For information email [email protected].

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