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Interviewing Strategies and Tactics Career Seminar*
Link Locale (3140 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
We will tackle common questions and teach a process for answering any interview question. Learn how to present stories from your professional experience, so that you come across as confident, competent and articulate. Register on Eventbrite.
Environmental County Board Candidates Forum*
Arlington Trades Center (2700 S. Taylor Street)
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Arlington’s environmental groups host a forum with County Board candidates Audrey Clement, Katie Cristol, Christian Dorsey and Mike McMenamin. Learn about the candidates’ positions on parks and environmental issues affecting the county.
Arlington Historical Society Presents Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
The Arlington Historical Society will host author Carlo DeVito in the Reinsch Library auditorium as he discusses his book “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden: The True Story of the Founding of Arlington.” The event is free and open to the public.
Saint Ann Family Fall Festival*
Saint Ann School and Church grounds (980 N. Frederick Street)
Time: 10 a.m. -4 p.m.
The day has fun for everyone, including rides and games for kids, live entertainment and variety of food. Adults will love the beer garden and sales with local merchants. Admission is free and the event is rain or shine. Proceeds go to Saint Ann School.
Ball-Sellers Antique Appraisal Roadshow
Carlin Hall (5711 4th Street S.)
Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Second Annual Appraisal Roadshow is a fundraiser for Arlington’s oldest structure-the Ball-Sellers House. Participants should arrive at 9:30 a.m. and bring an antique to be appraised by experts. Appraisal is $25 per person to benefit Ball-Sellers House.
Kidsave Wine Tasting at ScrewTop*
ScrewTop Wine Bar (1025 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Hear all about Kidsave in this 3rd annual wine tasting and fundraiser. Enjoy wine and appetizers with friends and meet the Hubbard and Buckley families. Visit with successful volunteers and adoptive parents. Registration is $50 on Eventbrite.
16th Annual Shirlington Oktoberfest (Re-scheduled)
The Village at Shirlington (4001 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 12 – 7 p.m.
Enjoy a German-style Oktoberfest! Attendees are invited to dress up for German food and drink from regional breweries. Tickets are $30 and include a glass and 10 drink tickets. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on the day of. Event is free for non-drinkers.
Walking Dead Season Premiere Party*
Twisted Vines Bistro and Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8 – 11:30 p.m.
Join Twisted Vines for the Walking Dead Season 6 premiere! We will have unlimited special appetizers and themed drinks served in the bar area. Limited tickets available, reserve now! Tickets are $45 and can be reserved online.
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Art House 7‘s spring session will begin on April 10th! We’re offering classes, workshops, and open studios in a wide range of art mediums for all ages, from 4 year olds to adults. We cater to different skill levels in ceramics, embroidery, drawing, and of course, painting – including watercolor, oil, and acrylics. Our Spring 2023 offerings include a Portfolio Development class for high schoolers who are considering a career in the fine arts. This class provides an opportunity to create and develop a strong portfolio for college applications.
We also have some excellent classes for younger students. The “Art and the Pre-K Reader” class is designed for 4-5 year olds, and we offer “Arts and Crafts” classes taught by teens for 2nd-4th and 3rd-5th grade students.
To view our complete class schedule, Spring workshops, open studios, and 3-week classes, please visit our website. Join us this spring to learn, create, and explore with us!
The March NAACP Arlington Branch General Membership Meeting
The March NAACP Arlington Branch General Membership Meeting is focused on Public Safety & Justice. We will hear from Commonwealth’s Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Chief Public Defender Brad Haywood, Chief of Police Andy Penn, and Deputy Chief Wayne Vincent. We encourage you to come to this community conversation prepared with questions for our speakers. Registration Required www.arlingtonnaacp.com
Singin’ in the Rain
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