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Arlington Agenda: Jan. 11-17

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.


Teal-Center-PhotoMeditation Made Easy*
The Teal Center for Therapeutic Body Work (4001 N. 9th Street, Suite 230)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Designed for beginners, this class will teach easy techniques for practicing meditation through a discussion, lessons on techniques and time to practice them. The session costs $40 per person with registration available online.


ACC-logo-bluePACE Informational Session
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N)
Time: 9-11 a.m.

The Chamber of Commerce Green Business Committee is hosting an information session about the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), a way to finance energy efficient and renewable energy upgrades to existing buildings. The session is free, but interested guests should register online.

12400518_1131207553564642_6235127170574567787_nArlington Young Democrats State of the Union Watch Party
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 7-10 p.m.

President Obama will give his final State of the Union address as AYD hosts a watch party at Mad Rose Tavern. There will be bingo with prizes for the winners, as well as food and drinks available for purchase.

Deck-handsCards Against Urbanity Game Night
Courthause Social (2300 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The parody card game is holding its second game night for the urban planning game. New, special cards dedicated to Arlington will be included in the night’s decks. This event is free, and interested players can sign up in advance online.


aachen-groupGerman High School Exchange Information Meeting
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Arlington students have an opportunity to visit Germany this summer through the Arlington-Aachen Sister School Exchange program. Students and parents are welcome to attend the meeting to learn about the program and what it will entail.


Aqueduct-BridgeAHS Presents: How the C&O Canal and W&OD Railroad Shaped Arlington
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

The Arlington Historical Society’s year of programming will begin with a lecture from Michael Nardolilli, telling the stories of both transportation corridors and their connections to Arlington’s history. The program is free and open to the public.

Historical photo of Aurora Hills Branch LibraryNew Aurora Hills Readers Discussion Group
Aurora Hills Branch Library, Large Meeting Room (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

A new monthly discussion group for the readers of the Aurora Hills Branch Library begins tonight with “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. This group will regularly meet on Thursday nights and has selected books to discuss through the summer.


Tom Green (photo via FacebookTom Green Live
Arlington Drafthouse & Cinema (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Stand-up comedian Tom Green returns to the Drafthouse for four performances this Friday and Saturday. He’s most known for MTV’s “The Tom Green Show” and has appeared on several late night television shows, including hosting Saturday Night Live. Tickets are $25.

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Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science.

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Join the free presentation to learn about courses and meet the instructors. This is Encore Learning’s signature event to highlight the upcoming semester with brief presentations by each instructor.

The Spring Course Preview event is Thursday, February 2nd at 9:30 AM via Zoom:

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