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Arlington Agenda: March 5-11

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, March 6

Arlington Job Fair*
Doubletree by Hilton Crystal City (300 Army Navy Drive)
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Interview with hiring managers at local businesses, Fortune 500 corporations, and businesses in between. On the spot hiring is possible, candidates are encouraged to register ahead of time.

Wednesday, March 7

Emergency Preparedness
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Learn how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters including how to stay safe, how to stay connected, and what to carry in your emergency backpack. Registration required.

 Thursday, March 8

STARMAN – The Badass Bowie Cover Band
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9-10:30 p.m.

A Bowie cover band is embarking on their first multi-city tour and making a stop at the Clarendon Grill. Prepare yourself for Bowie-inspired costumes and a curated song list.

Friday, March 9

St. Agnes Soup Supper*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The church will offer meatless soups and a noodle dish, and more every Friday during the Lenten holiday. Guests are invited to stay for confession and the stations of the cross afterwards.

Saturday, March 10

Four Courts Four Miler
Arlington Courthouse (2051 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 9-11 a.m.

An up and down hill race, with a post race gathering at the finish line, Ireland’s Four Courts, complete with live music and Irish dancers.

NOVA Teen Book Festival
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A free, day-long book festival bringing together authors and readers in celebration of young adult literature. Author panels, question and answer sessions, and book signings throughout the event.

30th Annual Four Mile Run Stream Cleanup
Four Mile Run (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join volunteers and get outdoors to restore one of Arlington’s natural spaces. Bags provided, adults must accompany volunteers under 18 years old. Several start up locations available.

Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 9-11 a.m.

Only 17.34% of English-language biographical Wikipedia articles are on women, according to the library. Create or edit articles about Arlington women. Registration required, lunch served.

Sunday, March 11

Grimm Glamour & Faerie Fashion
Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Watch make up demonstrations and costuming tips from a make up artist and stylist. Registration required.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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