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Arlington Agenda: Jan. 25-31

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.


"Restaurant space available" sign in RosslynARLnow Presents: Running a Restaurant in Arlington…A Panel Discussion
A-Town Bar and Grill (4100 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Join and host Sarah Fraser as we talk to some of the brightest stars in Arlington’s restaurant scene. This event is free for all. A limited number of reserved seats are available for those who book through Eventbrite.

Fairlington Community Center (via Arlington County)Friends of Urban Agriculture
Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The organization’s general meeting topic is “Arlington’s Food Shed: Past/Present/Future.” It will feature guest speaker Will Gray of the Wallace Center.


Community-Conv-Jan-27Community Conversations: Consequences of Teen Drug & Alcohol Use*
Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

This interactive presentation and discussion will focus on effects on the adolescent brain of drugs and alcohol, legal consequences and knowing your rights. Parents, caregivers, teens and community members are invited to participate and can RSVP via e-mail.


Arlington Central Library“Making Manna” Book Talk and Signing
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Eric Lotke’s latest novel tells the story of a 14-year-old girl who flees her abusive home with her newborn son. The story follows their journey while providing critical social commentary. Lotke is an Arlington resident and will lead the discussion.


Emo Philips at the DrafthouseEmo Philips Live
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10 p.m.

International standup performer Emo Philips will perform two shows at the Arlington Drafthouse this weekend. He has nearly 40 years experience in comedy and was dubbed “the best joke writer in America” by Jay Leno. Tickets are $22.


Yoga-1-30-16Yoga to Benefit Arlington Free Clinic
Top of the Town (1400 14th Street N.)
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.

This morning yoga class with Nancy Carter of Moon Yoga Studio will focus on health and inspiration while benefiting a local organization. The class costs $30 per person, and spots can be reserved online


FINAL.1951.logoSaint Ann Catholic School Open House*
Saint Ann Catholic School (980 N. Frederick Street)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

This open house is for prospective families interested in applying their student for the 2016-17 school year with personal tours of the facility and information about the admissions process. The school has programs for preschool through eighth grade.

mockThe Capitol Steps at Yorktown High School*
Yorktown High School (5200 Yorktown Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

This comedy troupe made of former Capitol Hill staffers will perform at a fundraiser for the school’s theater program. Tickets are available online for $35.

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The Arlington-Aachen High School exchange is returning this summer and currently accepting applicants.

The sister-city partnership started in 1993 by the Arlington Sister Cities Association, which seeks to promote Arlington’s international profile through a variety of exchanges in education, commerce, culture and the arts. The exchange, scheduled June 17th to July 4th, includes a two-week homestay in Aachen plus three days in Berlin. Knowledge of the German language is not required for the trip.

Former participants have this to say:

_”The Aachen exchange was an eye-opening experience where I was fully immersed in the life of a German student. I loved biking through the countryside to Belgium, having gelato and picnics in the town square, and hanging out with my German host student’s friends. My first time out of the country, the Aachen exchange taught me to keep an open mind, because you never know what could be a life changing experience.” – Kelly M._

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Valentine Pop-Up at George Mason University

Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village

Standup Comedy Showcase Starring Matt Ruby (Comedy Central)

Dead Horse Comedy Productions brings together top comedians from the DMV and beyond for a live standup comedy show!

Matt Ruby, Headliner

Matt Ruby is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker from New York City. His comedy has been filmed by


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