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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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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

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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!

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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


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