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.
Creating a Humane Backyard
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Nancy Lawson, founder of Humane Gardener and a columnist for the Humane Society, will explain how mindful cultivation techniques and native plants can help you create a beautiful, life-sustaining garden for all animals.
Space of Her Own Mentor Info Session*
Randolph Elementary School (1306 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Space of Her Own is a yearlong mentoring program that helps transform the lives of fifth-grade girls in need. Find out how you can change the lives of girls in need at this mentoring information session.
Live Comedy: Darrell Hammond
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Legendary impressionist, Saturday Night Live cast member and current SNL announcer Darrell Hammond performs live standup comedy at the Drafthouse. Tickets are $32. Additional performances at 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday.
Pop-Up Try and Buy Tasting Event
Courtyard at 1851 S. Bell Street in Crystal City
Time: 2-6 p.m.
Washington Wine Academy and the Crystal City Wine Shop are hosting an outdoor pop-up beer, wine and cider tasting event Labor Day weekend. Representatives from the breweries and wineries will be there and will chat about their offerings.
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Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…
Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.
Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.
The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.
Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.
Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools