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Arlington Agenda: May 17-22

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.

Tuesday

WeLive in Crystal CityWeWork, WeLive and the Future of City Living
WeWork Crystal City (2221 S. Clark Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m

Is WeLive the future of urban residential? This event discusses the living experience that WeLive can offer. Join ARLnow.com and host Sarah Fraser as we chat with Dave McLaughlin, WeWork’s General Manager for the Eastern U.S. and Canada, and Crystal City BID president (and WeLive resident) Angela Fox.

Wednesday

ToastmastersLogo-ColorMBC Speak-EZ Toastmasters Open House*
MBC (2511 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 410)
Time: 12-1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the open house of the Making Better Consultants (MBC) Toastmasters Club. The Club meets in Crystal City twice a month with the goal of developing and refining our members’ communication and leadership abilities.

krabLegsAll You Can Eat Snow Crab Leg Wednesdays*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Only $26.99! All you can eat snow crab legs are back at Mad Rose Tavern. The best deal in town gets better together with the best happy hour in Clarendon. Crabs start being served at 5 p.m. sharp. The event ends at 9 p.m.

TLT-WEB2US Army’s Twilight Tattoo
Summerall Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Time: 7-8 p.m.

The United States Army Military District of Washington invites you to experience the U.S. Army’s elite ceremonial units in action by attending a Twilight Tattoo program this summer. Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”

Friday

Spy Who Loved MeBrown Bag Movie: “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977)
Aurora Hills Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 12:30- 2:30 p.m.

In honor of May Day, relive the Cold War with this 007 classic. Bring your own popcorn and/or bag lunch. The film stars Roger Moore as James Bond, who’s investigating the highjacking of British and Russian submarines with the help of a KGB agent.

Lost-in-ParisLost in Paris Concert
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9 p.m.

Lost in Paris, a premier cover band, will be performing at the Clarendon Grill. They’ve been the featured entertainment in countless festivals, bars and clubs, weddings, college performances and corporate events.

Saturday

White-Cane-Day-2014Arlington Lions Club Holds White Cane Day*
Safeway (2500 N. Harrison Street)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Arlington Hosts Lions Club will be holding it semi-annual White Cane Awareness Day Fundraiser. All funds raised go toward charities involved in preventing blindness and supporting those who are blind.

Sunday

Arlington Central LibraryLeague of Women Voters: How to Run Effective Meetings
Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

The workshop will be a brief 90-minute training with an entertaining skit, a presentation on using Robert’s Rules of Order, as well as sample documents for creating meeting agendas and taking effective minutes.

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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.

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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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