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Arlington Agenda: May 7-13

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, May 8

Why Being a Parent Today is Different: Navigating New Issues and Connecting to Your Kids
The Sycamore School (4600 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Educational consultant Jen Cort discusses new strategies for parenting. RSVP online.

Wednesday, May 9

Arlington Committee of 100: Future of Four Mile Run Valley
Marymount University, Phelan Hall (2607 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7 p.m.

The Committee of 100 hosts a dinner and discussion on the Four Mile Run Valley, as the County Board prepares to release a policy framework on the area later in May. Tickets available for $28 for members, $30 for non-members.

Thursday, May 10

Tiffany Joslyn Human Rights Forum
Walter Reed Community Center (2909 16th Street S.)
Time: 7 p.m.

The Arlington County Human Rights Commission is hosting a discussion on hate crimes with a panel of experts and local leaders. The event is free and light refreshments will be served.

Friday, May 11

Creative Coffee: Favorite Character
Connection: Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Creative Coffee is a casual weekly meet-up for creatives to work on their art or craft, play with new mediums, and socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. Embrace each month’s theme, or work your own way.

Saturday, May 12

Walk for the Animals*
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

AWLA hosts its biggest fundraiser of the year, with three-mile or one-mile options for walkers. The event brings together more than 600 local animal lovers and their canine companions for a walk to benefit AWLA shelter animals.

Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour*
Tuckahoe Elementary School (6550 26th St N.)
Time: 12-5 p.m

Spend an afternoon visiting some of the most gorgeous homes & gardens throughout Arlington. All proceeds benefit Tuckahoe Elementary School’s Discovery School Yard.

BalletNova’s PreSchool Petite Performance*
BalletNova Center for Dance (3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church)
Time: 1-2 p.m.

A 45-minute performance of Swan Lake, designed specifically for kids from ages 3-5. The studio will also host 30-minute sample dance classes for kids after the performance.

Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Brunch at Copperwood Tavern
Copperwood Tavern (4021 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The restaurant will be featuring a lobster benedict along with your farm-to-table favorites. Every mom leaves with a flower.


*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above.  In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?

All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).

When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM. 

Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.

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