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Arlington Agenda: May 2-7

by Chris Teale May 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

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.

Thursday

Special Screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

May the Fourth be with you as local fans celebrate Star Wars Day with a special discount screening of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Guests will be greeted by stormtroopers and the evening will feature costume contests and Star Wars trivia.

Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year Awards*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: noon-1:30 p.m.

Arlington County Crime Solvers’ annual awards luncheon, which includes remarks by county officials, a keynote address by Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) and the presenting of awards to local law enforcement officers and the Chamber of Commerce.

“Shed Your Coat” at Rocklands Arlington*
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Co. (3471 Washington Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Officially kick off patio season with a special evening of food and drink to benefit Doorways for Women and Families. Guests will mingle on the patio munching on pork pulled from a whole roast pig, and fresh oysters roasted over a wood fire.

Magnificent Movie Music*
Spectrum Theater (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.

A three-part multimedia lecture series presented by concert pianist and film music expert Rachel Franklin. Dr. Franklin will delve into some of the greatest film music ever composed and discuss the relationships between films and their scores.

Friday

Market Common Clarendon Kids’ Concerts
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Kids’ concerts every Friday from May 5 through October 27 in The Loop. Mr. Knick Knack! is back with special appearances by: Mr. Skip, The Bubbas, Oh Susannah!, Kidsinger Jim and Tracey Eldridge. Admission is free for children and adults.

Saturday

CWP Spring Fling*
Children’s Weekday Program (716 S. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-noon

Join the Children’s Weekday Program for a fun morning of activities for children and families. Activities include creative games, a face painter, bounce houses, a bake sale and special visitors to celebrate spring. All the community is welcome.

Arlington Community Foundation Home Tour*
Various locations
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tour elegant homes in the Country Club Hills neighborhood of Arlington and support the Arlington Community Foundation in the process. Attendees will see six homes at the event, presented by Washington Fine Properties. Tickets cost $35.

Sunday

George Washington’s Forest Walking Tour
Ball-Sellers House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The Arlington Historical Society and Ball-Sellers House invites you to a guided walking tour led by local historian, Kevin Vincent. On the walking tour you’ll trace George Washington’s steps through a property he bought.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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