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Arlington Thrive’s Young Professional Bingo Happy Hour *
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
This bingo happy hour will have food and drink specials along with opportunities to mingle and chat. Attendees can try their chances at winning awesome prizes. All who show up before 6 p.m. will receive a free gift.
Consequences of School Redistricting *
Marymount University, Phalen Hall Dining Room (2807 N Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
The session will cover future demographic projections and discuss school boundaries. “Demographic projections show many more students will be attending Arlington schools in the near future which will require a discussion of school boundaries,” event organizers said. “Boundary changes can be very personal and affect the entire community. ”
Sip & Sample Wine Tasting *
Bistro 360 (1800 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Bistro 360 is scheduled to host an evening of fine wines paired with small plates and wine raffles. The event costs $60 per person, with proceeds going directly to Bowen McCauley Dance, an Arlington dance company known for its community outreach.
150 Years of Worship *
Marymount University (2807 N Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
This event will celebrate the 1866 establishment of three area churches: Mount Zion Baptist Church, Callaway United Methodist Church and Lomax AME. Additionally, church members will discuss “their shared and unique experiences and the impact on the county” during a panel discussion.
Teen Annual Broken Hearts Party
Arlington Central Library (1015 N Quincy St.)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Middle and high school students will be able to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year without having to worry about finding a sweetheart. The Valentine’s Day event is scheduled to include cookie decorating, quizzes, book rating and trivia.
The Lion in Winter at The Arlington Players *
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S Old Glebe Road)
Time: 8-10 p.m.
“The Lion in Winter” is a tale that waves family rivalry, adultery, and shifting alliances into one dramatic comedy. The play centers around the conflicts of a royal family as they fight over control of the kingdom during the Christmas of 1183.
National Chamber Ensemble – Vive la France *
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
The National Chamber Ensemble is set to play a romantic concert with music from French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. A reception is scheduled to follow the performance, which organizers said is “the perfect occasion to bring your Valentine.”
Regional Jazz Festival 2017
Yorktown High School (5200 Yorktown Blvd)
Time: 2:15-8 p.m.
The free jazz concert will feature performances by regional high school jazz bands and a three-song set by the U.S. Airmen of Note Jazz Ensemble. This year’s theme is “Essentially Ellington,” meaning performers will feature the legendary jazz music of Duke Ellington.
Giant Used Book Fair *
St. Ann Church Parish Hall (5300 10th Street North)
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Ann Church and School is scheduled to hold its 6th annual Giant Used Book Fair with books for “every age and taste at amazing prices.” Shoppers can browse all kinds of books, from fiction and politics to DIY and children’s tomes. The event also will have a Valentine’s Day themed bake sale and free coffee, admission and parking.
Rock Spring Recital Series featuring IBIS Chamber Music Society *
Rock Spring Congregational UCC (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 3-4:15 p.m.
This concert includes music by Ravel, including IBIS’s original arrangement of the Mother Goose Suite and the Introduction and Allegro, the Jeux D’Enfants by Bizet, a work by composer Marjan Mozetich and other selections.
Comedy and The Princess Bride Movie Night
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: Multiple times
The cinema and comedy venue will show attendees the meaning of “wuv, tru wuv,” during four screenings of cult classic film “The Princess Bride.” The screenings, which run Sunday, Feb. 12 and Tuesday, Feb. 14, will feature live comedy before the movie.
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