Arlington Agenda: May 14-20

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, May 14

Conversations with Tyler: David Brooks*
Founders Hall Auditorium – GMU Arlington (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

New York Times columnist David Brooks will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging dialogue as part of the Mercatus Center’s “Conversations with Tyler” series.

Tuesday, May 15

WordPress: Introduction
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn how to use WordPress, an online, open-source website creation tool. In this class attendees will learn to create a free account, make pages and posts, add photos and customize the appearance of your website.

Wednesday, May 16

Photographing Grief
TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing (3033 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Eleanor Haley and Litsa Wiliams of What’s Your Grief ( will present photography techniques and exercises for exploring and expressing grief.

Thursday, May 17

BL Harbert International Construction Careers Opportunities*
Association of the United States Army (2425 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Construction company BL Harbert is seeking candidates for overseas careers. Candidates with five years of experience in the construction industry should attend this job fair for more information.

Disco Bingo for Bright Futures
Century 21 Redwood Realty (1934 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Come play bingo to benefit Communities In Schools of NOVA. Comedian Robin Rex will be hosting the games, open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres included.

Friday, May 18

BalletNova presents Swan Lake & Other Works*
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

BalletNova’s Conservatory Division dancers will be performing Act II of “Swan Lake,” a new work titled “The Soirée,” and “South African Suite.” BalletNova will host performances on Saturday (May 19) and Sunday (May 20) as well.

Saturday, May 19

National Chamber Ensemble – Today’s Classical and Jazz Masters*
Gunston Arts Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The National Chamber Ensemble performs the jazz suites of popular French composer Claude Bolling and the music of local classical and jazz composers. Enj

2018 Lyon Park Spring Fair
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Enjoy carnival games, moon bounces, cake-a-bout, face painting, toddler zone, cotton candy and more at the annual event.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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