Arlington Agenda: June 13-19

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.


Copy-of-Outside-Going-In-flyerOutside Going In Concert*
Westover Baptist Church (1125 Patrick Henry Drive)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The Arlington Chorale (formerly the Metropolitan Chorus) presents selections from its 50th season. Highlights from a wide selection of music are guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. Concert is free.

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Paws to Read at Central Library
Central Library (1015 N Quincy Street)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Stress-free reading practice for elementary school kids. The patient, nonjudgmental attention these dogs offer helps reluctant readers gain confidence and improve their reading skills. Registration required.


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.


Saffron Dance Summer Open House*
Saffron Dance (3260 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

FREE world dance and fitness classes in the heart of Clarendon. Burn calories, build confidence, make new friends, and have fun! Classes include Belly Dance Technique, Samba Heat Cardio and Shimmy Shakedown Cardio.


Clarendon_Launch_Facebook_2MakeOffices Clarendon Launch Party*
MakeOffices Clarendon (3100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 200)
Time: 6-10 p.m.

Come celebrate the official opening of MakeOffices Clarendon, Arlington’s new premier coworking community, with a “can’t miss” launch party. Enjoy tasty cocktails and drinks, indulge in food from local hotspots, and rock out to a live band.


Paddle-Potomac-Paddle-ShenandoahPaddle for Clean Water
Key Bridge Boathouse (3500 Water Street NW)
Time: 8 a.m.

Supporters of Potomac Riverkeeper Network will paddle over (and around) Roosevelt Island to show support for a clean, healthy Potomac. This is part of a week and a half of paddle events up and down the Potomac.

1904145_483632201770805_3618278161214588844_nEagles Academy High School Program*
Bluemont Park (400 N Manchester Street)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Introduction to Australian football for high school aged players. Free program provides an opportunity for high school players to train and play with the Baltimore Washington Eagles Australian Rules Football Club.

Columbia Pike Blues Festival 2012Columbia Pike Blues Festival 
2903 Columbia Pike
Time: 1-8:30 p.m.

The 21st annual festival on the Pike will have music, local food, and arts and crafts vendors. Community groups and local businesses will be in attendance. There will also be activities for kids. Admission is free.



Father’s Day at Copperwood Tavern*
Copperwood Tavern (4021 Campbell Ave)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-9 p.m.

Join us on Father’s Day for a meal your dad will be talking about for years to come. On Father’s Day, all fathers will recieve complimentary venison jerky, a gift card, and our famous Copperwood spice rub!


ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Capitol Area*
Pentagon Row Courtyard (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

The ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk features a 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk, 200 yard Kids Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. The funds raised from the event are invested around the country to provide research for new treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and educate men and families about prostate cancer.


TechShop Waterjet Destroyer Challenge Night*
TechShop Arlington (2100 Crystal Drive)

In honor of the many veterans who helped launch TechShop Arlington by becoming our first members, TechShop will host its first Waterjet Destroyer competition. Set on our high-powered waterjet cutter, TechShop DCA will battle another shop in the ultimate game of Battleship. This event is open to members and nonmembers. General registration is free.

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