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Arlington Agenda: November 6-12

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.

Monday

Arlington Home Buyer Class *
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd. #101)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

A comprehensive class highlighting what you need to know to buy a home. Learn terminology, what happens at each stage of the transaction, strategies for negotiating a purchase price and the types of loans available. Admission is free.

Wednesday

Immigration Policy Impacts on Community Organizations *
Arlington Career Center (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Arlington Committee of 100 will hear about the impact of the changes in immigration policy on county nonprofits and other community organizations. The series explores how Arlington institutions have responded to changes in federal policy.

Thursday

Spirit of Community Award Luncheon *
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel (2800 S. Potomac Ave)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Arlington Community Foundation honors John G. Milliken with the 2017 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award. The award recognizes an individual and/or organization who epitomizes the true spirit of the Arlington community.

Code Girls of Arlington Hall
Marymount University Reinsch Auditorium (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn more about the women who went to makeshift buildings in Arlington and D.C. to break codes while their loved ones were away fighting in World War II. Author Liza Mundy discusses their top secret work, their lives and the war itself.

Friday

Shawn Wayans Live
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Film and television star Shawn Wayans performs his standup routine, having made his acting debut in 1989 and starred in several box office hits. Performances at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday; and 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday

Natural Discovery Talk
Long Branch Nature Center (625 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Long Branch Nature Center and the Washington Area Butterfly Club present a talk by conservationist Jim Waggener. He will talk about his work at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge and how citizen science can help natural resources.

Sunday

Virginia Cider Week Tap Takeover *
BrickHaus (2900 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4-10 p.m.

Join Arlington’s newest beer garden for a celebration of Virginia Cider Week. The day will feature ciders on tap from Potter’s Craft Cider among others to kick off the week of celebrations. Virginia Cider Week runs from November 10-19.

Barboursville Wine Dinner *
Twisted Vines (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop for a four-course dinner with five wine pairings from the Barboursville Winery. Featured wines include Brut, Monticello Chardonnay Reserve, Viognier Reserve, Cabernet Franc Reserve and Octagon.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.

[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.

Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

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