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Arlington Agenda Nov. 23-29

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.

Monday

Facebook-try-firstSK Bar Olympics
Spider Kelly’s (3181 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-10 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m.

Teams of two will compete in this fundraising event for the Arlington Free Clinic. Games include (Exam) Table Tennis, Pop-a-(flu)-Shot Basketball and Skee (the Doctor) Ball. The top five teams win prizes. Teams can sign up at the event for $20.

Thursday

Happy Thanksgiving!

turkey trot logoArlington Turkey Trot 5K
Christ Church of Arlington (3020 N. Pershing Drive)
Time: 8 a.m.

The 10th annual Turkey Tro Thanksgiving Day 5K will raise money for five local charities. Residents are invited to run, walk or volunteer at the race. Online registration is closed, but participants can enter at the church this Tuesday (12-6 p.m.) or Wednesday (12-8 p.m.). Registration is free for children under 6, $20 for children 6 to 17, and $35 for adults.

Friday

Alonzo Bodden at the DrafthouseAlonzo Bodden Live at the Arlington Drafthouse
2903 Columbia Pike
Time: 10 p.m.

“Last Comic Standing” winner Alonzo Bodden will be performing three shows this Friday and Saturday. Bodden is a regular on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me” and has appeared on several television shows. Tickets start at $22 and are available online.

Saturday

Shop ARLNOWSmall Saturday*
Covet (5140 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The business voted Arlington’s “best gift shop” is participating in this year’s Shop Small Saturday movement. The celebration will have treats from Village Sweet bakery, free wrapping for gifts and a raffle to win a Covet gift card.

Sunday

Shirlington Strategy Game NightStrategy Gaming Night
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Euro-game enthusiasts will gather on Sunday night for an evening of strategic gaming. Some of the board games at the event include Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Dominion. The game night is free and open to the public.

CUMC-image44th Annual Messiah Sing-Along
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Organist and Choirmaster Dr. J. Reilly Lewis will lead a full orchestra, harpsichord, organ, soloists and the audience in singing Part One of Handel’s Messiah. A reception will follow. There is no admission charge, but a $20 donation is suggested.

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