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Arlington Agenda Jan. 4-10

by Jennifer Currier January 5, 2016 at 6:00 am 0

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.

Tuesday

Arlington Mill Community Center on Columbia Pike in the spring (photo courtesy @TheBeltWalk)Arlington Mill Pop-Up Library
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Arlington Mill Community Center will host library pop-up hours every Tuesday and Thursday during the month of January. Visitors can check out books and DVDs, get a library card or get technology help.

An iPhone

Happy Holidays! Here’s Your New Tech Device…Now What?
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

An open house at the Aurora Hills Library is designed to help residents set up their new device from the holidays, including smartphones, tablets and digital cameras.

Wednesday

Medical designRed Cross Blood Drive
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road #3)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Red Cross is holding a blood drive this Wednesday. Interested donors can call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code “Westover Library” to schedule an appointment. Drop-ins are also welcome.

Friday

Winter-Light-postcard-front“Winter Light” Opening Reception
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive/Crystal City Shops)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The group exhibition of work celebrating winter will run through Jan. 30 in the Focus Gallery. Guests can meet the artists and enjoy refreshments at the reception. The gallery is also featuring the work of watercolorist Lauren Marcott this month.

SnowWhiteSnow White
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Encore Stage and Studio presents a musical adaptation of “Snow White.” Eight performances are scheduled over the next two weekends. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children, seniors and military members, available online.

Saturday

As You Like It Jan. 2015As You Like It
Synetic Theater (1800 S. Bell Street)
Time: 8 p.m.

The theater’s 12th silent adaptation of a Shakespeare classic is preparing to end its five and a half week run. The show tells the story  of cousins who must leave their lives of luxury, without dialogue. Tickets start at $40 and are available online. The show is recommended for audiences ages 13 and older.

Sunday

AP-violaArlington Philharmonic: Ritmos Festivos*
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 3-5 p.m.

Continuing its 10th season, the Arlington Philharmonic presents Ritmos Festivos. The free, family-friendly concert will feature classical music with Spanish influences. The concert is part of the professional, non-profit orchestra’s anniversary celebration.

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