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.
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ARLnow Presents: Running a Restaurant in Arlington…A Panel Discussion
A-Town Bar and Grill (4100 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Join ARLnow.com 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.
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 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.
“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 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 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.
Saint 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.
The Capitol Steps at Yorktown High School*
Yorktown High School (5200 Yorktown Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
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