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Arlington Agenda: January 8-15

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, Jan. 8

Free Home Buyer Workshop *
Orange Line Living (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite #101)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Attend a free workshop for first-time home buyers that will delve into a comprehensive explanation of the home purchasing process and will include a $1,500 credit for future home purchases. The class is co-hosted by Orange Line Living and The Keri Shull Team.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Arlington Committee of 100: Arlington’s Infrastructure *
Marymount University, Phelan Hall (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Greg Emmanuel, director of the Dept. of Environmental Services, will lead a discussion on Arlington’s infrastructure needs, coming changes and future plans. An optional dinner is $28 for member and $30 for all others.

Thursday, Jan. 11

Piano Fight Club Show
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

The duo, which touts “dueling pianos like you’ve never seen it before,” will hold its first show of the year at the bar and grill, which offers a full-service food menu in addition to live entertainment at night.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Man and the Mission
Wakefield High School Auditorium (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.

The Dept. of Parks and Recreation is hosting the county’s annual program to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The program features musical and dance talent from Duke Ellington School of the Arts and spoken word artist Kim Miller.

Monday, Jan. 15

MLK Day of Service
Arlington Career Center (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 8:30 a.m.-noon

Instead of taking the day off, make the holiday “a day on” by participating in a day of service led by Volunteer Arlington. Participants of all ages will select one service or training opportunity in the free program.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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

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