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.
Networking 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.
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?
Pride 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!
The 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.
Annual 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.
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.
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.
Solar 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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Arlington and its neighbors have become more segregated in the last 10 years while fair housing legislation at the state level faces significant roadblocks. Arlington’s fair housing enforcement, education, and commitment to equity practices in housing policy and programs are beginning to show signs of improvement but much more needs to be done.
Join the NAACP Arlington Branch, HOME of Virginia, and Equal Rights Center for the 2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference on April 15th to discuss the threats and opportunities to advancing fair housing policy across the state and within Arlington.
The half-day, in-person event will feature speakers from fair housing advocacy organizations and government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and focus on fair housing policy trends in Virginia and Arlington County. The conference aims to advance the understanding of issues and policies related to equity and affirmatively further fair housing among local officials, advocates, and members of the public.
2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, April 5th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
Private School Fair
Congressional School to Host MONA Private School Fair Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 PM
Congressional School in Falls Church, VA is delighted to host the MONA (Mothers of North Arlington) at an upcoming Private School Fair. Private schools from around
WHS Spring Festival
Join us at the WHS Spring Festival on April 22, 2023, from 10am- 3pm at Wakefield High School(main parking lot). Come out to shop, play, and eat!
Shop local vendors, arts & crafts, new and used items, food vendors/trucks, and