Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. In case you’d like to watch tonight’s presidential debates with a drink in your hand but don’t know where to go, we’ve included some last-minute suggestions.
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Presidential Debate on the Big Screen
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8 p.m.
Arlington Drafthouse will screen the first of three televised debates between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The event is free and lasts until the debate ends.
Phone Banking and Presidential Debate Watch Party
Cafe Sazon (4704 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.
Groups Latinos con Hillary and Mujeres in Politics are scheduled to host a volunteer phone bank and debate watch party for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Cafe Sazon is opening exclusively for volunteers and will have specials such as a soda or beer and two empanadas for $11, tax and tip included.
Northern Virginia for45 Presidential Debate Watch Party
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Young professionals who support Hillary Clinton are set to gather at Mad Rose Tavern for a grassroots fundraiser. The event will include an appearance by Adam Parkhomenko, who is the national field director for the Democratic National Committee and a longtime Clinton aide. Tickets start at $45.
Home Buyer’s Seminar *
Army Navy Country Club (1700 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Attendees can bring their questions and concerns to this home buyer’s seminar at the Army Navy Country Club. The seminar will include light food and drinks, a door prize and free credit reports.
ACA Over Drinks
WeWork Crystal Palace (2221 S Clark Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
The Affordable Care Act comes with new regulations, requirements, and deadlines. Is your company is in compliance? TriNet’s experts will educate attendees about the ins and outs of the health care law during this informational session. The event will also include drinks, food and networking.
Spider Kelly’s (3181 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Go for the gold and support the Arlington Food Assistance Center at the same time during this bar game competition. Attendees will face off in a variety of events such as skee ball, shuffleboard and arcade basketball. The entry fee is $10 per individual or $20 for a team of two.
New Tools for the New, Digital Economy
Arlington Independent Media (2701 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7 p.m.
This free event includes a talk about Arlington’s new open data programs, tours of Arlington Independent Media’s video, podcasting and radio courses alongside information on web and graphic design, coding, DIY app building and more.
Operation Turbo BBQ Dinner*
Lyon Park Community Center (414 North Fillmore Street)
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Support a local nonprofit while eating barbecue from Big Bully BBQ, dancing to music, participating in raffles and drinking beer and wine. Tickets are $35 per person at the door.
Kinhaven School 5k and 1K Kids Fun Run
Bluemont Park South Shelter (523 North Manchester Street)
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Kinhaven kids and their families will provide encouragement and cheer on runners and walkers as they travel along the W&OD bike trail. Strollers and walkers are welcome.
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