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.
Free Home Buyer Seminar — Get the Keys to Home Buying Success!*
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 101)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
The Orange Line Living team is hosting a Home Buying Seminar event at their Rosslyn office. Appetizers will be provided and specialists will be on hand to give an of the buying process.
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
This event at the Shirlington library gives future engineers the opportunity get free build time with their supply of Lego blocks, so there is no need to bring your own. For more information is available here.
Is Arlington Prepared for an Act of Terrorism?*
Marymount University Phelan Hall (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Join the Arlington Committee of 100 to discuss this issue with the leadership of Arlington’s Police, Fire and Office of Emergency Management. This program is free. More information on dinner reservations and parking is here.
History Talk: America’s Response to the Burning of Washington
Marymount University Reinsch Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Rd.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Patrick L. O’Neill as he discusses the five-day attack on the British after the devastation they inflicted on Washington D.C. during the Burning of Washington. This program is free and open to the public.
Tom Green Live
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10 p.m.
Frenetic Canadian comedian Tom Green of The Tom Green Show, Freddy Got Fingered, Road Trip and Stealing Harvard, is performing at the Drafthouse. There will be two shows apiece on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Bitter Dose Combo at Bistro 29 Swing
Bistro 29 (3911 Lee Hwy)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
This event features the Bitter Dose Combo, which combines the improvisation and swinging guitar made famous by Django Reinhardt with jazz vocals, Paris musette accordion and upright bass. More info about Bistro 29 Swing is here.
2017 MLK Tribute
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie St.)
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
Remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Arlington’s MLK Tribute. There will be live music from the Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts, a dance performance by Kingdom Fellowship Church’s Worship Without Words Mime Ministry and more.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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