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Arlington Agenda: October 23-29

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

Beer Dinner *
Heritage Brewpub and Roastery (1300-1398 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

An evening of food paired with exclusive beers by executive chef Donal Crosbie, head chef Josh Ber and director of brewing Josh Moon. Flagship beers serve as ingredients in several of the dishes in the four-course menu.

Screenagers Documentary Screening *
Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston (4610 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Sycamore School and Arlington Magazine host a screening and discussion regarding tweens and teens and different types of technology, including navigating social media, video games and the internet, using insights from authors and brain scientists.

Secrets to Success
1776 (2231 Crystal Drive #1000)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

The second episode in the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s live podcast series, featuring an interview with Sprynt founder and CEO Alex Villanueva, a question and answer session for the audience and a chance to network.

Wednesday

UFOs, Cryptids and Ghosts, Oh My!
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road, Suite 3)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join certified Cryptozoologist Scott Fallon, Dr. Marc Black, and Chad Umbach of the Alexandria Cryptozoology and Paranormal Society as they talk about the local folklore surrounding UFOs, cryptids and the paranormal.

Friday

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The last of Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden for the season. Attendees can enjoy a drink and live music by the fountain, with a cash bar available with hand-picked beers and wines.

Saturday

Just Peace for Middle East Wars *
Trinity Episcopal Church (2217 Columbia Pike)
Time: 9 a.m. to noon

A peace conference for local faith communities and individuals seeking peaceful solutions to the wars in the Middle East. Speakers include Eli McCarthy of Georgetown University and Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies.

Arlington Whiffleball Tournament *
Virginia Highlands Park (1600 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A day-long whiffleball tournament open to all ages and abilities at Virginia Highlands Park. Individual and team registration is available, and the cost is $40 per player. The event will include a Home Run Derby on Sunday.

Sunday

Book it for Books *
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

Join Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia for the Book it For Books 5k/One Mile Fun Run at Bluemont Park. The nonprofit looks to motivate children to read by providing them with high-quality, free books and to make reading fun.

Yoga Marathon for Save the Children
Ten at Clarendon (3110 10th Street N.)
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

A full day of yoga for all skill levels to benefit Save the Children, an organization dedicated to helping children affected by disasters such as the recent hurricane in Puerto Rico. In lieu of a registration fee, attendees are asked to donate online.

The Light of the Moon
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 2:30 p.m.

A screening of the 2017 SXSW Audience Award Winner for Best Feature Narrative, as part of the Washington West Film Festival. The movie follows the impact of a sexual assault on a young and successful Latina architect.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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