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Arlington Agenda: April 9-15

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.

Tuesday, April 10

Sustainable Landscaping: Plant Selection
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Select plants that will function and thrive best in the conditions of your site, as well as Virginia native plant alternatives to commonly used non-native plants and best practices for planting.

A Talk with Gene Baur: Farm Sanctuary Founder
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 7-7:45 p.m.

Join a talk with Gene Baur, who has gone undercover to investigate conditions at farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses.

Wednesday, April 11

Foster Care Youth Happy Hour
Hunan Number One Restaurant and Bar (3033 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.

Enjoy networking, music, cocktails, an improv comedy show, and 80’s arcade video games, with donations going toward preparing foster care youth for their future.

Pet Loss Support Group
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

All are welcome to join in a meeting to find support and help pet owners cope with the loss of their companions. Run by Kathy Reiter, a psychiatric social worker who specializes in bereavement.

Friday, April 13

Crystal City 5K Fridays Series*
Crystal City Courtyard Green (2121 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join Crystal City’s after work Friday evening 5K series. Registration fees¬†start at $25 for one race, and runners receive post-race happy hour drink tickets for select Crystal City venues.

Sweeney Todd*
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Road)
Time: 8-10:30 p.m.

Director Clare Shaffer (Man of La Mancha) brings Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning tale of Sweeney Todd, the “demon barber of Fleet Street” to life.

Saturday, April 14

Arlington Bunny Hop*
Clarendon UMC (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 8-11 a.m.

A charity 5K fun run or walk, routing through the Ashton Heights neighborhood. Proceeds go to Bridges to Independence.

Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo*
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

More than 65 home improvement-related organizations and businesses will be available to answer questions alongside a full free class and workshop schedule.

Super Slam Ball*
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 3-5 p.m.

A tee ball program for ages 3-5 kicks off Saturday and runs for 7 weeks. Includes t-shirt, baseball cards and stickers, awards ceremony, picture day, pizza, kids races, strike board competition and bring a friend week.

Sunday, April 15

In Christy’s Shoes Sole Celebration*
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

The 6th Annual Sole Celebration will feature a DSW shoe fashion show, hors d’oeuvres, a Shoe and Sock Selfie Contest, and a silent auction and raffle. Benefits several local nonprofits.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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