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Crystal Screen Presents “Scream”
S. Bell Street between 18th Street S. and 20th Street S.
Time: Approximately 6:34 p.m.
The Crystal City Business Improvement District with Vornado/Charles E. Smith is showing a series of scary movies each week in October, leading up to Halloween. This week is 1996 horror flick “Scream.”
Watch the First Democratic Presidential Debate at GMU
GMU Arlington Campus (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 8:30-11:00 pm
Come watch Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vie for the presidential nomination in the first Democratic debate. The debate starts at 9 p.m. on CNN. Please RSVP to Robert Guttman, director of the Center for Politics and Foreign Relations.
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Wakefield Theatre presents the classic tale of a little mouse and his adventures in the big city. Tickets are $5 at the door. There is also a chance to meet the characters at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, followed by a 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. showing of the play.
Arlington Host Lions – White Cane Day*
Harrison Street Safeway (2500 N. Harrison Street)
Westover Market (5863 Washington Blvd)
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Arlington Host Lions Club will be collecting donations to help train people with eyesight disabilities to use white canes. Funds will also go to raising awareness of issues facing the blind.
A Reforming Church Sings: A Hymn Festival for Reformation*
Resurrection Lutheran Church (6201 Washington Blvd)
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Join the Resurrection Lutheran Church in singing a set of hymns led by pianist and composer David Cherwien. Public worship scholars Gail Ramshaw and Gordon Lathrop will provide reflections on each of the hymns performed.
Kinhaven 5K (plus 1K and Toddler Dash)
Bluemont Park (601 Manchester Street)
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Help benefit the Kinhaven Preschool in Ballston by running a 5K, 1K or Toddler Dash. The 5K will take runners on a trail through Bluemont Park. Participants can register online for the 5K, which costs $30, or the fun run for kids 12 and younger, which costs $5.
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