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Arlington Agenda: June 25-July 1

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 25

Home Buying Seminar*
Optime Realty (1600 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This free event will provide a detailed overview of the home-purchasing process. Wine and cheese will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring questions.

Summer Solstice Wine Dinner at Twisted Vines!*
Twisted Vines Bistro and Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Enjoy summer wines paired with summer foods at this five-course six-wine event. $85 plus tax or $75 plus tax for wine club members.

Bricks and Brews
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3201 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Adults aged 18+ can come to O’Sullivan’s pub to build with Legos provided by the Arlington Public Library. RSVP for an event reminder. This event takes place the fourth Monday of every month.

Tuesday, June 26

Estate Planning for Pet Owners
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn how to guarantee a secure future for your pets through estate planning at this event with attorney Lauren Keenan Rote of Bean, Kinney & Korman.

Wednesday, June 27

Small Business Roundtable
Arlington Chamber of Commerce (2009 14th Street N.)
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

This month’s small business roundtable will cover effective communication in a global market with Tianlu Redmon of Tianlu Chinese Language and Culture. Free admission for chamber members.

Thursday, June 28

State of the County and Public Safety Awards
Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport (1480 Crystal Drive)
Time: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol will discuss the economic status of Arlington and public safety personnel and first responders will be honored at this breakfast event. $45/chamber member, $65/prospective member.

Friday, June 29

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Batman (1989)
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 South Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization’s summer movie series continues this week with Batman. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook or Twitter for any cancellation announcement.

Saturday, June 30

Smartphone Photography Walking Tour: Crystal City & Pentagon City
Crystal City Water Park (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 4-7 p.m.

WalkArlington and local artist Jason Horowitz partner to present a trip full of smartphone photography tips. The event is free, but registration is required.

Rosé All Day Party with Hannah Ferrier from Bravo’s Below Deck
Quinn’s On The Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd.)
Time: 4-10 p.m.

This event offers 40 ounce bottles of Rosé, old school hip hop music and the opportunity to meet Hannah Ferrier of Bravo’s Below Deck.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!

Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm

Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

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


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