Arlington Agenda: September 17-23

by Alex Koma September 17, 2018 at 3:40 pm 0

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, Sept. 17

Young Republicans Host Shoshana Weismann
Summers Restaurant & Sports Bar (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Arlington-Falls Church Young Republicans host Weismann, a digital media specialist with the R Street Institute and conservative social media personality, at their September meeting.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Sunrise Yoga
The Observation Deck (1201 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-7 a.m.

Enjoy a Sunrise Yoga class on The Observation Deck Terrace. Take in the beautiful sunrise and stay for health and wellness tastings and samplings after class.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Puerto Rico and the U.S.: How did we get here and where are we going?
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

On the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall, join Arlington Public Library for a panel discussion on the past, present, and future relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States. The panel will be moderated by librarian (and University of Puerto Rico graduate) Michelle Fernandez.

Friday, Sept. 21

Free Screening: A Place at the Table
AFAC (2708 S. Nelson Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

AFAC will be showing a free screening of the documentary A Place at the Table at AFAC’s headquarters. A short discussion will follow the film.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Animal Welfare Volunteering
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Opportunities to help companion animals include walking dogs, cleaning crates and shelters, and performing kennel chores and administrative duties- something for all ages and abilities. Sign up is available online.

Clarendon Day
3100 Clarendon Blvd
11 a.m.-6 p.m.

One of Arlington’s best loved and most diverse street festivals, featuring performance stages with live music and entertainment, a Kids Zone play area, arts and crafts vendors, business and nonprofit exhibitors from Clarendon and the region, and plenty of great food from local and regional restaurants.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Wine 101 at Twisted Vines: How to taste and talk about wine*
Twisted Vines Bistro & Bottleshop (2803 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

The bistro is offering private class on how to taste and talk about wine. Included are five wines to taste paired with a cheese plate. Only ten tickets available for each seating, at $30 per person plus tax. Seatings are 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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