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, June 11
Comedy Night at Galaxy Hut
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd.)
This event features stand-up comedy and live music for a $5 entry fee. Host Reid Clark will guide the night. Comedy nights are also scheduled at Galaxy Hut on the second Mondays of July and August.
Tuesday, June 12
Pete Souza (Obama: An Intimate Portrait)
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama, will discuss his New York Times bestselling book, which includes 300 of the nearly two million photos Souza captured of Obama during his presidency.
Moët Ice Release Party
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
$50 per person tickets to this event include two drink tickets for Moët Ice, a comparative tasting of Chandon, Chandon Rosé and Moët Imperial, the Moët girls, appetizers and special bottle prices. Make reservations here.
Wednesday, June 13
Arlington Committee of 100: What’s Next for Ballston?*
Marymount University — Ballston Campus (1000 N. Glebe Road)
This program will review changes coming to Ballston, with a meet and greet at 7 p.m., optional dinner at 7:30 p.m. and program starting at 8 p.m.. Dinner is $28 for members and $30 for non-members.
Thursday, June 14
Pride Poetry Open Mic Night
Freddie’s Beach Bar (555 23rd Street S.)
Join the Arlington Public Library for LGBTQIA+ poetry, short stories, art and songs at Freddie’s Beach Bar. RSVP for an event reminder. Admission is on a first come, first served basis and the event is 18+.
Friendship Speed Dating for Women
Blümen Cafe (2607 Wilson Blvd.)
Meet other women looking for platonic friendships at this speed-dating style event, featuring coffee, tea, cookies and cake. Reserve a spot here — seats are limited.
Immigration and Naturalization in World War I and Arlington
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Zachary Wilske, a historian for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will discuss expedited military naturalizations that took place during World War I, with examples from the Arlington area.
Saturday, June 16
Open House Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center*
601 S. Carlin Springs Road
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Lions Club will hold an open house at its eyeglass recycling center, with light refreshments and short programs about the group’s service programs running every 20 minutes.
2018 Carsfera Auto Festival in Crystal City
Parking lot at 220 20th Street S.
Attendees can see classic muscle cars, motorcycles and more at this year’s auto festival while listening to live music and enjoying a beer garden beverage. Admission is free.
Sunday, June 17
Quinn’s Father’s Day Cigar Brunch
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Quinn’s will serve steak and eggs Benedict, breakfast burgers and “Super Mugs” of beer, in addition to handing out free cigars, this Father’s Day. Brunch-goers are invited to stay at Quinn’s to watch the U.S. Open golf tournament.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event