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Arlington Agenda: Feb. 1-7

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.


FINAL.1951.logoSaint Ann Catholic School Open House*
Saint Ann Catholic School (980 N. Frederick Street)
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Saint Ann will be hosting an open house for prospective families. Families interested in applying for the 2016-17 school year are invited to take a personal tour of the school and to learn more about the admissions process.

groundhog“Groundhog Day” Movie Fest
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 1-9 p.m.

Beginning at 1 p.m. when the branch opens, until 9 p.m. when it closes, catch the 1993 classic “Groundhog Day” over and over again. Refreshments served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

H-B Woodlawn and the Sratford School (via Google Maps)Back to Stratford: Honoring Those Who Fought for School Integration
Stratford Auditorium (4100 N. Vacation Lane)
Time: 6 p.m.

Arlington County will honor the four African American students who integrated Stratford Junior High School as seventh-graders on Feb. 2, 1959. The four are expected to participate in a panel discussion, along with educators and civic activists.


washington-lee-hs-imageOpening Night: ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’*
Washington-Lee High School Theatre (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Washington-Lee High School presents the musical “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” from Feb. 4-6. Show times are 7 p.m. each night with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.


Tuckahoe Park field renovation planPOPS: Plan Our Places and Spaces
Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

An open house for Arlington residents to provide input on and ask questions about the changing needs for parks, recreation, and natural resources. A chat with the Parks Dept. director will be held from 10-11 a.m.

GregFitzsimmonsLive Comedy: Greg Fitzsimmons
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10 p.m.

Howard Stern Show and Comedy Central regular Greg Fitzsimmons will preform live standup comedy at the Drafthouse this weekend. Two additional shows will be held at 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday night.


Toby's Homemade Ice Cream (courtesy photo)Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Toby’s Homemade Ice Cream & Coffee (5849-A Washington Blvd)
Time: 9-11 a.m.

Indulge in National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day and a portion of the proceeds will go to Let’s Help Kids, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to meet non-basic needs of children from K-6th grade.


St. Ann's book saleSt. Ann Annual Giant Used Book Sale*
St. Ann Church, Parish Hall (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Call it the Super Bowl of local used book sales — there is something for every reader at St. Ann’s annual giant used book sale. There will also be a Valentine’s Day-themed bake sale and free coffee all day.

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Spring will be here before you know it, and art classes are a terrific way to welcome the season. We have some fresh new classes such as hand-building vases and flower arranging. Also on our roster are crocheting, knitting, printmaking, stitching, and sewing. Of course, you can’t go wrong with the basics: watercolor painting, gouache, oil painting, ceramics (including the wheel), sculpture, collage, drawing, and more. Classes start the week of April 1 and range from 3 to 7 weeks.

If you haven’t discovered Art House 7, this is a great time to check us out! We offer classes, workshops, open studios, and Art Nights throughout the year, as well as summer camps. We recently expanded our studio, and you can buy art supplies next door. We’re near the Lee Harrison shopping center, and free parking is outside our door. Ages 2 to adult.

5537 Langston Blvd., Arlington VA 22207

Art Classes and Art Supplies in Arlington, Va.

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Renegade Mode

Having worked with the likes of Gary Numan, DJ Neidermeyer lends authenticity a go-go. Enough to satisfy even the purists.

The Renegade boasts all of the virtues of Arlington’s premier music venues while providing bar bites that rival most restaurants

Self-led Decision Making – An IFS Approach

Whenever we feel indecisive, it’s usually because different parts of ourselves see things differently and are motivated by different priorities and concerns. In fact, it’s usually the friction between these different “camps” that makes us feel stuck.

We can mediate


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