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Arlington Agenda: August 6-12

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, August 8

Abroad Adventures
The Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Adventure-seekers can come swap travel stories and hear suggestions for their next destinations. RSVP for an event reminder. Attendance is first-come, first-served.

Thursday, August 9

Roy Scranton, Author of “We’re Doomed. Now What?”
1800 N. Lynn Street
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Copies of Scranton’s collection of essays on climate change and war will be available for sale and signing at this event, courtesy of One More Page Books & More. RSVP for an event reminder.

Late Night Recess
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 9-11 p.m.

Come by the fifth annual late night recess to play Twister, jump rope, eat cookies and more. Registration is required for this event, which is open to all adults but geared toward young professionals.

Friday, August 10

Columbia Pike Movie Nights: Beauty and the Beast
Arlington Mill Community Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 11

Ravensburger Game Day
925 N. Garfield Street
Time: 4-6 p.m.

The Board Room will provide guests with the opportunity to play recently released Ravensburger and Wonder Forge games for free. Raffle prizes will also be awarded.

Sunday, August 12

Wine Dinner
Osteria Da Nino (2900 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.

Le Storie Wines owners Daniel Grace and John Grimsley will speak at this four-course dinner, featuring wine from the Tuscany region. $85 per person, call to make a reservation.

Outdoor Blues Concert
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Mount Olivet’s third summer outdoor concert features Kiss & Ride, a blues ensemble fronted by Carly Harvey. Guests are invited to bring a picnic or purchase food from food truck Saffron Gourmet.

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