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Arlington Agenda: September 10-16

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.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Arlington 9/11 Remembrance and Wreath-Laying
Bozman Government Center Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd.)
9:30 a.m.

Arlington County government invites residents and community members to join neighbors, county officials and first responders to commemorate the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and express gratitude to all those who responded that day. U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner (D-Va.) and other elected officials plan to attend.

Friday, Sept. 14

Opening Reception for “Ingredients”
Barry Gallery, Reinsch Library (2807 N. Glebe Road)
6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Marymount University invites the public to a free opening reception for the exhibit “Ingredients” featuring five paintings by David Carlson along with 10 photographs by Slobodan Mitrovic that explore details of Carlson’s work.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Nauck Civic and Community Pride Day 2018
Drew Elementary School & Community Center (3500 23rd S. Street)
12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Join hundreds of citizens, residents, friends and family, businesses and community partners that will come together for the Nauck Civic Association’s annual community day. Activities include health screenings; various information and community exhibits; concession stand; children’s pavilion; video game truck, moonbounces, community basketball game; live Gospel, R&B and Go Go music as well as dance and much more.

EcoAction Arlington Fall Cleanup at Barcroft Park
Barcroft Park (4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Volunteers will remove trash and debris from the waterways, capture important data about the trash and litter collected, and provide it for analysis. Greenpeace will also assist with auditing the plastic collected during the cleanup.

Sunday, Sept. 16

St. Andrew’s Picnic/Meet New Rector*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
11:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

The picnic will follow a 10 a.m. service to mark the official arrival of the church’s new rector, the Rev. Dorota Pruski. The afternoon will include fabulous food, family fun and festive fellowship, including a moon bounce. There’s no need for reservations or contributions.

St. Agnes’ Annual Picnic*
Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road)
1 p.m.-4 p.m.

The picnic is a community event to which everyone is invited for burgers, hot dogs, sausages, plenty of sides, ice cream and beer. There will be water games, bocce ball, volley ball and bounce houses for the kids. Call the Parish Office with any questions at 703-525-1166.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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