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Arlington Agenda: January 22-28

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. 22

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

A screening of the movie “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse. The movie follows a woman who leaves a message on billboards looking for a suspect in her daughter’s murder.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

The Myth of Equality
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Clarendon UMC will have its regular Social Justice Book Club with discussion of Ken Wytsma’s book “The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots in Injustice and Privilege,” which shows realities in present society and our role as witnesses of the gospel.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Extreme Weather Trends
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Jason Samenow of The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang will discuss extreme weather trends in the D.C. area, how to prepare for them and what could be in the future of the region’s weather in this free lecture.

Thursday, Jan. 25

New Year, New You
Latitude Apartments (3601 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Keep your New Year’s resolutions with Latitude Apartments and Xtend Barre Arlington with an evening featuring a complimentary barre and circuit 7 class, juice tasting by South Block Juice Company and free apartment tours.

Friday, Jan. 26

Library Happy Hour and Open House
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 5-7 p.m.

An event featuring fun activities, informational tables, librarians, music by the Three Man Soul Machine and drinks provided by the Ballston BID. Attendees can learn about library programs and resources in an informal setting.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Urban Agriculture: Seeds
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon

Learn to integrate space-friendly gardening techniques into your urban environment, whether a backyard, rooftop, balcony, community garden or other site. Attendees will learn to make starter pots and about simple lighting systems.

Sunday, Jan. 28

2018 Campaign Kickoff
Lyon Village Community House (1920 N. Highland Street)
Time: 4-6 p.m.

Independent County Board member John Vihstadt kicks off his 2018 re-election campaign at the Lyon Village Community House. Contributions to the campaign are appreciated, but the event is free and open to the public.

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The Arlington-Aachen High School exchange is returning this summer and currently accepting applicants.

The sister-city partnership started in 1993 by the Arlington Sister Cities Association, which seeks to promote Arlington’s international profile through a variety of exchanges in education, commerce, culture and the arts. The exchange, scheduled June 17th to July 4th, includes a two-week homestay in Aachen plus three days in Berlin. Knowledge of the German language is not required for the trip.

Former participants have this to say:

_”The Aachen exchange was an eye-opening experience where I was fully immersed in the life of a German student. I loved biking through the countryside to Belgium, having gelato and picnics in the town square, and hanging out with my German host student’s friends. My first time out of the country, the Aachen exchange taught me to keep an open mind, because you never know what could be a life changing experience.” – Kelly M._

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