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Arlington Agenda Nov. 10-16

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County and surrounding communities. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.


Tyler Cowen GMUConversations with Tyler: A Conversation with Cliff Asness*
GMU Arlington Campus, Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Hedge-fund manager Cliff Asness, an influential financial thinkers, will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging intellectual dialogue as part of the Conversations with Tyler series. This event is free and open to the public.


Spirit of community luncheon thumbnailSpirit of Community Luncheon*
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel (900 S. Orme Street)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Honoring 2015 Recipient Ms. Mary Ann Moran, respected and tireless children and youth advocate. Keynote Speaker: Hon. Anne Holton, Secretary of Education in Virginia. 

sip and shopSip & Shop for Postpartum Support Virginia*
Company Flowers and Gifts (2107 N. Pollard Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Company Flowers and Gifts is hosting a Sip&Shop. Come for wine, gifts and flowers. Twenty-five percent of proceeds will benefit Postpartum Support Virginia, whose mission is to help new mothers overcome postpartum depression.


fitness fun nightFitness Fun Night*
TRUE Health and Wholeness (1058 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Come to the carnival at TRUE Health and Wholeness fitness center. Enjoy exercise workouts, dinner and dancing for free. Fun for kids and adults too. Silent auction, 50-50 raffle will help raise funds for the new facility.

2015 ORHF Fashion Show FlyerOperation Renewed Hope Foundation Fashion Show*
Sheraton Tyson’s Hotel (8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

The 2nd Annual ORHF Fashion Show to benefit homeless Veterans hosted & emceed hosts of the DC1073 STM morning show and NBC4’s Jim Handly present to you an evening of “Cupcakes, Cocktails, & Couture”. Tickets are $65-$150 online.


artist expo and craft fair flyerArtist Expo Crafts Fair*
Congregation Etz Hayim (2920 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Crafts fair featuring about 25 local artists offering a wide range of hand-made crafts crafted for sale, at a range of prices, plus a bake sale. Free entry, free parking on side streets. Note: not all artists accept credit cards.

IBIS-Quintet2Earth/Air: Music for Flute, Viola and Harp*
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

This program evokes two of the Four Elements of Nature with music by Takemitsu, John Cage, Debussy and Christopher Guardino, and charming shorter works. Your goodwill donations are welcome and will benefit Rock Spring’s music program.

Star-WarsStar Wars Concert*
George Washington Masonic National Memorial (101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria)
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Prepare for the upcoming release of the seventh episode by enjoying the music that will surely have you longing for a trip to a galaxy far, far away! Join the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia for this exciting event.


foolproof book coverBook Panel with Wall Street Journal’s Greg Ip*
Mercatus Center at George Mason University (3434 Washington Blvd, 4th Floor)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

Join WSJ’s chief economics commentator Greg Ip and experts to discuss “Foolproof: Why Safety Can be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe.” Drinks and conversation will follow the discussion, and books will be available for purchase. This event is free.

* Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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As the summer winds down, it’s a great time to look forward to a creative fall! Art House 7 has a terrific selection of classes, for preschoolers to adults. Our fall session, starting September 6, offers painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, ceramics (including the wheel) and sewing. We have specialty classes such as Suminagashi, the ancient art of Japanese water marbling.

If you’re looking for a shorter commitment, we also have a full schedule of workshops, Art Nights, and Morning Art Socials. If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, please check us out! We offer classes throughout the year, taught by a range of fantastic teachers. You can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door.

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5537 Langston Blvd.Arlington VA 22207

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Have you ever considered purchasing a rental property but weren’t sure where to start? This free webinar will go over the basics of how to invest in real estate, how to choose rental properties, and a market overview. Our Director

Standup Comedy Showcase Starring Todd Riley (Comedy Central)

A night of live standup comedy, with some of the best comedians from the DMV and beyond!

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