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.
Shirlington Branch Library, Campbell Room (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Members of an informal group of local poetry writers will hold their monthly meeting. All guests are invited to write an read original poetry, as well as share constructive criticism. The group meets the third Monday of every month, except on holidays.
Money Talk for Women: Financial Basics
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This is the first of a five-part to empower women to make savvy financial decisions. Other topics in the once-a-week series include insurance, investing and planning. Advance registration is required.
Lion King Jr., The Musical
Kenmore Middle School Auditorium (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Students will perform a junior version of the hit Broadway musical. The show is friendly for families and audiences of all ages. Admission is free but donations are gladly accepted. Performances are Thursday and Friday night at 7 p.m.
The Accidentals & Kevin Heider in Concert
FORUM Arlington (3304 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7-11 p.m.
The FORUM’s concert series continues with The Accidentals in concert with Kevin Heider. The young band performed more than 200 times last year and is described as “THE band to watch.” Advance tickets are available for $10 until this Thursday.
Pink Friday Comedy Showcase
Chester’s Billiards Bar & Grill (2620 S. Shirlington Road)
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Chris Gethard Live
The Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10 p.m.
Actor and comedian Chris Gethard has appeared in “The Office,” “Louie,” “Parks and Recreation,” “The Heat” and “Iron Man 3.” He’s performing three shows at the Drafthouse this weekend, and tickets are $10 each.
Resolve to Run 2016 Information Session
First Presbyterian Church of Arlington (601 N. Vermont Street)
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Arlington Thrive is sponsoring “Resolve to Run” for those interested in training to run the George Washington Parkway Classic 10-miler or 5K in April. New participants are required to attend the session. The training program lead by certified trainers costs $85. The program is open to both beginning and experienced runners.
Learn more about the certificate and graduate programs at the Schar School during the Virtual Open House June 8.
Happy Memorial Day weekend, Arlington. We hope you’re able to get some rest and reflection in after this long week. Once we push past some rain this evening, it’s looking…
The Armed Forces Cycling Classic, a series of races around Clarendon and Crystal City, is set to take place the first weekend of June. The Cycling Classic will be held…
Looking for a furry best friend to follow you everywhere? Meet Finley, the newest Adoptable Pet of the Week.