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.
County Board Candidate Forum *
Marymount University Phelan Hall (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
The Arlington Committee of 100 will host an Arlington County Board Candidate Forum with Peter Fallon, Erik Gutshall, Kim Klingler and Vivek Patil. Scott McCaffrey, managing editor of the Sun Gazette, will moderate.
Marymount University Reinsch Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Dr. Cindy Gueli discusses the captivating, surprising and often moving first-person stories she collected for “Lipstick Brigade,” her book of how women triumphed over the challenges of war and the chaotic, frustrating and often deadly capital boomtown.
Food Truck Thursdays
Crystal City (18th Street S and Crystal Drive; 201 12th Street S)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Get your lunchtime Food Truck fix at Food Truck Thursday in Crystal City all spring and summer long. Many favorites from the D.C. region are set to participate at both locations, subject to change and each truck’s scheduling.
The Saint John Passion *
Resurrection Lutheran Church (6201 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
A narrative reading of the Passion Story by Johann Sebastian with selections for choir and orchestra drawn from one of Bach’s greatest works. Presented as part of the Liturgy for Good Friday. Free and open to the public. Free will offering accepted.
Grandma Lee Live
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: Friday 10 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m.
Grandma Lee is America’s funniest and most outrageous grandmother who is nowhere close to being ready for the rocking chair. She is a pro at entertaining audiences of all ages with her unorthodox views of family, television and life.
Arlington County’s Bi-Annual E-CARE
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Residents can come and safely dispose of hazardous household materials, and recycle items including bikes, small metal items, shoes, select baby and medical supplies, clothing and much more.
West Columbia Pike Food Truck Party
Columbia Pike at Four Mile Run Drive (4809 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The first of four dates featuring food vendors and other entertainment. The following vendors will be featured: Little Miss Whoopie, Ricksha Streetside Indian, Margaret’s Soul Food, Peruvian Brothers and Pacific Twist.
Easter Service *
George Mason University Founder’s Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 9:15-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will be having two Sunday morning Easter services. Child care will be provided for both services for children from nursery through fifth grade. Join us after each service for coffee, snacks, and fellowship.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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…
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