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.
Eat Pizza – Support Kiwanis*
Upper Crust Pizzeria (4514 Lee Highway)
Time: 5 p.m.
Upper Crust Pizzeria is donating 10% of its sales, including dine in, takeout and delivery, on Monday and Tuesday to Kiwanis Club of Arlington for their work serving the children of the world.
Free Home Buyer Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
The Orange Line Living Team is hosting a Home Buying Seminar event at their Rosslyn office. Drinks and appetizers will be provided and specialists will be on hand to give overviews of the buying process.
Election Night Results AND Celebration
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: doors open at 6 p.m.
Arlington Drafthouse will have live coverage of the end of the election season between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. General Admission is $5 and the doors will open at 6 p.m.
Election Night Viewing Party!
Barley Mac (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Following the success of their debate party, Barley Mac is hosting an election night viewing party. Drinks will be red and blue and there will be specialty bar snacks. Space is limited so arrive early to ensure seating.
What Do the Election Results Mean for Arlington?*
Marymount University Phelan Hall Dining Room (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Join a panel discussion with Arlington’s Democratic and Republican committees, and representatives of the Libertarian and Green parties, as they take your questions and offer their outlooks on Arlington’s political future.
Spirit of Community Luncheon*
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel (2800 S. Potomac Ave.)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Arlington Community Foundation will be honoring Jonathan C. Kinney with the 2016 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award. The Foundation will also recognize a local nonprofit organization, the Arlington Outdoor Education Association.
Arlington’s New Deal Murals with Toby McIntosh
Marymount University Reinsch Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Toby McIntosh will discuss his book Apple Picking, Tobacco Harvesting and General Lee, which describes the Arlington post office murals. His presentation will also focus on the artist who painted the murals, Auriel Bessemer.
Twins Ace Hardware Grand Opening*
Twins Ace Hardware Arlington (2001 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Twins Ace Hardware is celebrating its grand opening in Courthouse from Friday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 13. The festivities include a ribbon cutting Saturday, a Weber grill giveaway and treats from The Olive Oil Boom, Tupelo Honey Cafe and The Brew Shop.
Hope for the Holidays Grief Seminar*
Virginia Hospital Center Community Classroom (1701 N. George Mason Dr.)
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
The Washington Regional Transplant Community is hosting a gathering with Robin McMahon, Ph.D. To register, contact Lisa A. Colaianni or Maureen M. Bladerston at [email protected].
Dance Festival of India 2016 “Kalpana”*
Thomas Jefferson Theater (125 S. Old Glebe Rd.)
Time: 3-9 p.m.
The Thomas Jefferson Theater is showcasing Indian dance companies from the Tri-State area. The first showcase will be on Saturday at 3 p.m., the second will be at 7 p.m. and the final Showcase will be on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Benefit Concert for Storm Victims
First Presbyterian Church of Arlington (601 N. Vermont St.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
World-class music is coming to First Presbyterian Church. Artists are donating their talents for FPC’s seventh annual benefit concert. No tickets are required, but an offering will be collected, with 100% going to the American Red Cross for flood relief.
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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