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Arlington Agenda: November 27-December 2

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.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Public Forum on the Residential Permit Parking Program
Aurora Hills Community & Senior Center (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Arlington County is conducting an extensive review of the purpose and function of its Residential Permit Parking (RPP) Program, seeking ways to improve the user experience, efficiency in its administration and fairness. The county is kicking off an in-person phase of engagement on the program.

Friday, Nov. 30

Miracle on 23rd St.*
Melwood (750 23rd Street S.)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Linden Resources in Arlington merged with Melwood, and in the spirit of the holiday, Melwood is proud to continue the Miracle on 23rd Street tradition. Activities include the tree lighting, pictures with Santa, face painting, and a new virtual reality sleigh ride.

World AIDS Day 2018: Zero HIV
Sequoia 1 Building (2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level)
Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Speakers present an update on the revolutionary advances in the science and treatment of HIV/AIDS, which are allowing persons with the illness to live a lifespan similar to those without the illness.

Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge Anniversary Party
Ms. Peacock’s Champagne Lounge (929 N. Garfield Street)
Time: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

Celebrate the lounge’s first year in Clarendon. The party include a complimentary glass of sparkling, special bottle discounts all night, food specials and a raffle.

Peter and the Starcatcher
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7 p.m.

The Wakefield Players are proud to present the highly inventive play, written by Rick Elice and based on the 2004 novel by humorist Dave Barry and suspense writer Ridley Pearson. Performances are also set for Dec. 1, Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for adults, and are available at the door.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Washington-Lee HS Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Over 70 local artisans will be displaying for sale quality handcrafted and other gift items such as jewelry, ceramics, glassware, pet items, accessories, and more. Live musical performances by The Madrigals and other school musical groups.

Pentagon Row Frost Fest
Pentagon Row (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

The holiday celebration will feature an on-ice firework display with a special Santa Claus appearance, live entertainment, music played by the popular DJ Har-V, food samples, a $500 shopping spree giveaway and more.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Grace Community Church Hunger to Hope Meal Pack
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The church’s goal for 2018 is to pack over 200,000 meals in one day. That is enough food to feed 553 children for an entire year. There will be three two-hour shifts you can volunteer for and kids five and older can even help pack on the assembly line.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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