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Arlington Agenda: Jan. 19-24

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.

Tonight

Springtime in Shirlington, in front of Signature Theater and the Shirlington Branch LibraryPoetry Workshop
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.

Wednesday

Arlington Central LibraryMoney 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.

Thursday

imageLion 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.

Friday

FORUM-January-22-Show-Cover-Photo-EventbriteThe 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 at Chesters (via Twitter:Eryca Nolan)Pink Friday Comedy Showcase
Chester’s Billiards Bar & Grill (2620 S. Shirlington Road)
Time: 8-10 p.m.

This “Ladies First” comedy showcase is produced by women and will feature women comedians throughout the greater metro area. Tickets are available online for $10, not including fees.

Chris Gethard at the Drafthouse (via Arlington Drafthouse)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.

Saturday

IMG_2797-2-1024x768Resolve 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.

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St. Charles offers a play-based curriculum in a welcoming, Christ-centered environment.

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.

We offer Summer Camp with weekly themes and twice a week water play, including Fun Friday moon bounce. Please join us for our Open House Feb. 3 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up.

For more information or to schedule a tour, visit us at www.stcharlesarlington.org or call (703) 527-0608.

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If you are a lifelong learner over 50+ who wants to make new friends, power up your brain, and enjoy a wide-variety college-level courses, Encore Learning is for you. An Arlington based nonprofit, Encore Learning offers courses in the arts, theater, literature, history, technology and more. This semester we offer our most popular course, Global Hot Spots as well as 25 new courses. Courses are presented either online or in-person at George Mason University at Virginia Square and other Arlington locations.

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:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84855394419

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First-time Moms Meet & Greet

The truth, your first pregnancy and new mom months are full of twists and turns, ups and downs, and lots of questions! None of us really know the best way to do it – we just figure it out, together…

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