Arlington Agenda: December 17-23

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, Dec. 17

Happy Little Paint Night
Columbia Pike Library Branch (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Create a miniature painting inspired by Bob Ross as we follow along to an episode of “The Joy of Painting”. When you’re finished with your masterpiece give it as a gift or hang on a tree to let your creativity shine. All supplies provided.

In-Person Community Listening Session on Amazon
Gunston Middle School (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Arlington leaders will host Amazon-focused town halls to let residents share their concerns about the tech giant, ahead of a planned February vote on the deal to bring the company’s new headquarters to the county.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

CACI Ballston Toastmasters Meeting
CACI International Building (1100 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you. You’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Holiday Sing A Long
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m

Sing along to holiday favorites with live accompaniment and warm fire pits. And enjoy free warm libations from Heritage Brewing Company, free Nicecream hot cocoa, and free s’mores and roasted marshmallows from Williams-Sonoma.

Self-Defense Class: Raising Money for the Family of Steven Wilson
CrossFit South Arlington(607 S. Ball Street)
Time: 1:30-4 p.m.

The class will offer instruction on basic physical self-defense techniques for dealing with a variety of situations while using drills and simulated attack scenarios. All proceeds will go to the Steven Wilson Memorial Education Fund, honoring a Maryland realtor killed in a suburban Maryland model home earlier this month.

Friday, Dec. 21

Sound Check Music Bingo
Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

It’s bingo with a twist as Mister Days tests your music knowledge. You have to figure out the song in 30 seconds and then match it to your bingo card. Get five in a row in any direction to win the game.

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Grab some friends and sign up for Parks & Rec’s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League! Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at Arlington Mill Community Center starting the week of Jan. 4. Sign up here by Dec. 11.

Submit your own Announcement here.

Join us at Art House 7 this Saturday 4-7pm for our Annual Open House – Teacher and Student art show!

  • Meet our teachers
  • See student and teacher artwork
  • Teacher’s paintings, ceramics, notecards will be for sale
  • Enjoy beverages and light refreshments
  • All attendees get a $20 gift certificate off a class
  • 30% off everything in our Supply Store for holiday gifts

Sat. Dec. 3, 4-7pm

Art House 7
5537 Langston Blvd.
Arlington VA 22207

Submit your own Announcement here.

National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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Washington-Liberty Annual Holiday Bazaar

Join us Saturday December 3 from 10 to 4 p.m. at W-L High School, for this much anticipated Arlington holiday tradition! We will be featuring over 65 vendors for gift shopping, our student clubs and activities fundraising booths, and food


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