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Arlington Agenda: July 24-30

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.


Small Business Roundtable *
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N., Suite 100)
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly roundtable offering advice to small business owners. This month’s topic is “Growth Thinking: Putting your Unmet Customer Needs at the Center of your Growth, Innovation and Digital Agendas.”


Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (2309 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8 p.m.

Comedians Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are at the Drafthouse to deliver a comedy show full of their all-time greatest VHS finds, with newly discovered footage and updates on the people in these videotaped obscurities.

Encore Stage’s The Music Man
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7:30-10 p.m.

Enjoy Meredith Willson’s six-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy. Shows run Friday, Saturday Sunday of this week and then Thursday through Sunday of next week. Recommended for ages 6 and older.


Columbia Pike Movie Nights — Broadcast News
Penrose Square (2503 Columbia Pike)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

This free outdoor screening of the 1980s movie “Broadcast News” will start just after sunset. The movie is rated R. In case there is inclement weather, there will be a cancellation notice on Facebook or Twitter.

Crab Boil at New District Brewing Company
New District Brewing Company (2709 S. Oakland Street)
Time: 12:30-6:30 p.m.

This event has been postponed until August 5.


Toastmasters Expo *
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Learn how to speak in front of an audience and gain empowering skills at this expo hosted at Westover Library.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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15 year old Australian Shepherd went missing from her yard in Waycroft-Woodlawn on the evening of August 8.

A pet tracker hasn’t been able to find her, and despite roaming in a busy area, there have been no reported sightings. She is microchipped, and her information is up to date. It’s most likely someone has picked her up. If found, or if there is any information, please contact the Animal Welfare League of Arlington or her owner at 571-510-0508 or [email protected]. If spotted, please don’t approach or call to her, but take a picture and call her owner.

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Rental Property Investing: Part One

Have you ever considered purchasing a rental property but weren’t sure where to start? This free webinar will go over the basics of how to invest in real estate, how to choose rental properties, and a market overview. Our Director

Standup Comedy Showcase Starring Todd Riley (Comedy Central)

A night of live standup comedy, with some of the best comedians from the DMV and beyond!

Todd Riley – Headliner

From the moment Todd Riley stepped onto that stage in 2008, he knew comedy is what he wanted to


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