Arlington Agenda: Feb. 15-21

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.


585X365pngConversations with Tyler: Nate Silver*
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 3:30-5 p.m.

Nate Silver, today’s most influential statistician and founder of the award-winning data website FiveThirtyEight, will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging, intellectual dialogue as part of the Conversations with Tyler series.


Selina-GrayBlack History Month Discussion
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Historian Matthew Penrod talks about Selina Gray, a slave in the Lee household. When Union troops captured Arlington House during the Civil War, Ms. Gray was responsible for safeguarding treasures once owned by George Washington. Part of a series.

7000 series Metro trainArlington Cmte. of 100 Welcomes Metro’s New GM*
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9:15 p.m.

New Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld talks with the Arlington Committee of 100. What is his vision for Metro? How will Metro deal with the current problems it faces and plan for the future?


High Five Swan DiveLive Music: High Five Swan Dive
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10 p.m.

Philadelphia-based cover band High Five Swan Dive performs at Clarendon Grill This high-energy, five-member band performs mostly Top 4, but also genres like Rock, Punk, Hip Hop, Soul and Metal.


Mock Donald Trump vs. Bernie Sanders debateTrump vs. Bernie: The Debate Tour 2016
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4 p.m.

Donald Trump (Anthony Atamanuik) and Bernie Sanders (James Adomian) hold an unsanctioned bipartisan debate over the issues before the 2016 presidential election. Final of three “debates” this week.

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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