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Arlington Agenda: May 9-14

by Chris Teale May 9, 2017 at 11:00 am 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.

Tuesday

Hurricane Hunters Tour
Reagan National Airport (Near the Signature Air terminal)
Time: 2-5 p.m.

The public can tour four planes that fly into hurricanes for better weather forecasts, hear from aircraft pilots from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Air Force and hurricane experts.

Wednesday

Arlington Committee of 100 Visits A-SPAN *
A-SPAN (2020-A N. 14th Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Arlington Committee of 100 invites you to visit the A-SPAN Homeless Services Center. Dinner, social hour and tours begin at 7 p.m., followed by an 8 p.m. presentation. Dinner is $28 for members and $30 for non-members.

Market Common Clarendon Open House
CBRE Main Room (2801 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Join Regency Centers, owner of Market Common Clarendon, for a community open house to help imagine the future of this dynamic neighborhood destination. Share your ideas, meet the team and enjoy complimentary tastings from local restaurants.

Thursday

James and Lewis Marcey’s Civil War Experience
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The Arlington Historical Society welcomes Jessica Kaplan, who will present a lecture about the Civil War experience of yeoman farmers Lewis and James Marcey, who owned 95 acres between Forts Ethan Allen and CS Smith in North Arlington.

Broadening the Rainbow
Walter Reed Community Center (2906 16th Street S.)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The Human Rights Commission will sponsor a public forum in memory of activist Tiffany Joslyn. Hear discussions how to protect the rights of the county’s LGBT community and the challenges of upholding the rights of all people in the county.

Friday

Live Music: Garden State Radio
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9:30 p.m.

Cover band Garden State Radio performs with their new lead singer, Hannah Peterson. In the band’s last appearance in Arlington of the spring and summer season, experience theatrics and visuals synced to a soundtrack of today’s best music.

Saturday

Mother’s Day Concert: Music of Our Time *
Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Arlington’s own National Chamber Ensemble season finale celebrates musical compositions inspired by theater and film. Featuring clarinetist Julian Milkis, pianist Carlos César Rodriguez and Ensemble Artistic Director violinist Leo Sushansky.

Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour *
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th Street N.)
Time: noon-5 p.m.

A tour ideal for people thinking of renovating or remodeling. It is the perfect opportunity to meet builders and architects and see their projects. The tour is self-guided through the Arlington community, showcasing up to eight newly-renovated homes.

Neighborhood Day
Various locations
Various times

A countywide event featuring numerous events and activities. The day looks to bring together neighbors to strengthen bonds on blocks and across the county, and has fun things to do for all the family.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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