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Oz’s Summer Yappy Hour Kick-off
Oz Restaurant & Bar (2950 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 4-7 p.m.
While you enjoy food and drinks, your pets will enjoy treats provided by Kriser’s Natural Pet Store. The first 10 dogs to arrive will receive a complimentary toy and with the purchase of a happy hour special, you’ll be entered to win a gift basket.
Jay Chandrasekhar LIVE
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2930 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Jay Chandrasekhar is an accomplished director, stand-up comic, comedy writer and actor. He’ll be live at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse, performing comedy that has landed him as one of Variety’s Top 10 Directors to Watch.
First Colombia Pike Summer Movie Night
Penrose Square (2503 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8:25-10:25 p.m.
Come to Penrose Square for a blast from the past outdoors 80’s movie night. Hosted by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization. In case of inclement weather check the Facebook page or the Twitter feed to find about a potential cancellation.
E60 Fitness Grand Opening
E60 Fitness Arlington (1524 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Come tour the facility, meet trainers and enjoy fun, food and games at the E60 Fitness grand opening celebration. Vendors in attendance include Mighty Meals and Noble Nutrition and raffles will be held for prizes from Lululemon and Sweet Leaf.
13th Annual Testicle Festival *
Arlington American Legion Post 139 (3445 Washington Blvd)
Time: 6-11 p.m.
The Montana State Society hosts the 13th annual D.C. Testy Fest, “The Original Sack Lunch.” Live music will be provided by the Wil Gravatt Band. Wash down the food with a limitless supply of Crown Royal and beer. Tickets are $25.
39th Annual Leeway Overlee Community Day & Yard Sale *
Leeway Overlee Civic Association (601 22nd Street N.)
Time: 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items and pick up a few bargains. The civic association has arranged live music for the event. Over 100 families set up tables for the festivities.
Culpepper Garden Springtime Party *
Culpepper Garden (4435 N. Pershing Drive)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Culpepper Garden, Arlington’s only senior living community that boasts 340 apartments for those 62 and over, celebrates its affordable independent and assisted living at this festive fundraiser reception in their gardens.
15th Annual Green Home and Garden Tour
Ball Seller’s House (5620 3rd Street S.)
Time: 1-5 p.m.
The Green Home and Garden Tour highlights participants from 18 homes that practice a variety of environmental actions such as energy efficient technologies, solar elements, water-saving technologies, and more.
Bark in the Park *
James Hunter Park (1229 N. Herndon Street)
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Join Clarendon Alliance and Clarendon Animal Care for the third annual Bark in the Park celebration with live music, BBQ by Smoking Kow and local pet-friendly businesses on hand. Bounce house, face-painting and balloons included.
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Grab some friends and sign up for Parks & Rec’s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League! Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at Arlington Mill Community Center starting the week of Jan. 4. Sign up here by Dec. 11.
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