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Home Buyer Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 101)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Our team is hosting a Home Buying Seminar on April 18 at our Rosslyn office. We will have specialists on hand (including lenders and buyer agents) to give you an overview of the buying process. The event is totally free.
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Have an eye-opening tax day? Consider participating in a three-class money management series for young professionals. Learn about salary negotiation, financial basics, student loan debt repayment and investing for your goals.
Super Tuscan Wine Dinner*
Osteria da Nino (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Wine pairing dinner, featuring wines and dishes from the Tuscany region of Italy, with the Mazzei Winery. Five courses and five wines. Speaking at the event will be Sig. Giovanni Mazzei. For reservations please call 703-820-1128.
Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Softball Game
Greenbrier Park (2700 N. Greenbrier Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
The Yorktown Patriots softball team takes on the W&L Generals at Yorktown High School April 21 in its annual PINK OUT game to raise awareness about breast cancer and support the Sharon McGowan Breast Health Fund.
Arlington Rotary Fundraiser Banquet*
China Garden (1100 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.
A fundraiser to benefit the Arlington Rotary Education Foundation. The cost is $50 per person. The evening’s program includes a silent auction and scholarship awards. To reserve your seat at the banquet, call 703-625-6638.
Live Standup Comedy: Michelle Wolf
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10 p.m.
Michelle Wolf, writing supervisor and occasional performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers, performs live standup comedy at the Drafthouse. Tickets are $25. Wolf will also be performing on Saturday night.
Chausson Concerto: French Music for Piano and Strings*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 3-5 p.m.
IBIS Chamber Music performs a program of French music for piano and strings. The gorgeous Ravel string quartet will open the program. The second half will contain a rare work by Chausson, accompanied by string quartet.
2016 Twisted Vines Spring Rosé Slam!*
Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
A walk-around tasting party featuring 16 open bottles of rosé and an assortment of passed appetizers. Wines include sparkling, still, Virginian, French, Californian, Spanish, Austrian, Oregonian, Macedonian, Georgian, and the list goes on!
Film Screening: An Act of Love
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9:15 p.m.
This award-winning documentary tells the stories of the Rev. Frank Schaefer and other Methodist pastors who have fought for LGBTQ inclusion in the United Methodist Church. Rev. Schaefer had his ministerial credentials revoked in December 2013 after officiating his son’s same-sex wedding.
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Arlington’s NAACP presents the 2021 Virtual Freedom Fund Banquet and Awards Ceremony, the biggest civil rights and social justice event of the year.
A multi-year project to improve bus transit along Columbia Pike has been delayed by design problems associated with the proposed bus shelters.
The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military. Disappointingly, despite its proximity to the heart of the military, only one APS school (Discovery Elementary) earned the Purple Star designation in 2019-2020. None has earned it for 2020-2021.