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Arlington Agenda: May 21-27

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.

Wednesday, May 23

There’s No Place Like Home*
Lyon Park Community Center (414 N. Fillmore Street)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This event, sponsored by the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, will bring together friends and neighbors who believe the size of a household’s paycheck shouldn’t prohibit families from having a safe and stable apartment. Tickets and more information available online at www.apah.org.

Graphic Design: Bad Branding
Connection Crystal City Library (2117 Crystal Plaza Arcade)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Discover the common marketing mistakes most entrepreneurs make so you can visually create value for your audience. RSVP for an event reminder; attendance is first come, first served.

Thursday, May 24

Coming Home: Veterans & PTSD
John Lyon VFW Post 3150 (2116 19th Street N.)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dr. Harold Kudler, assistant deputy undersecretary of health for patient care services at the Department of Veterans Affairs will give a presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Friday, May 25

Music Bingo Happy Hour
Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe (3100 Clarendon Blvd.)
Time: 4-9 p.m.

It’s Bingo with a twist as Mister Days tests your music knowledge. You have to figure out the song in 30 seconds and then match it to your bingo card. Get 5 in a row in any direction to win the game.

Saturday, May 26

Central Arlington History Tour
Clarendon Metro Station (3100 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Join an easy all-day walk of 10 to 12 miles touring historic points in central Arlington, including colonial, Civil War, trolley, and W&OD Railroad sites. Sponsored by the Center Hiking Club, and the cost is $2 for non-members.

Marymount Farmers Market
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Marymount Farmers Market launches its third season. Free parking is available in the university’s Blue Garage off Yorktown Boulevard. Accessible Parking is available in the surface lot off Glebe Road.

Used Book Sale
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd.)
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come for a wide selection of gently-used books. Fiction and non-fiction. The event will also run Sunday (May 27) from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

*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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Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying

Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show

The Pink Carpet Event Charity Fashion Show will feature our fabulous breast cancer survivors slaying the runway! Designers from Baltimore and the Washington, DC Metropolitan area will bring exquisite fashion and glamour to this event. Professional male and female designs

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