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, Jan. 7
Arlington Democrats/Run for Something Open House for Prospective Political Candidates
Shirlington Public Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Arlington Democrats will host their first open house for candidates interested in pursuing the committee’s nominations/endorsements in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 cycles, and beyond. Arlington Democrats will provide an overview of the party nomination and endorsement process, while Run for Something will offer a primer on the nuts and bolts of running a campaign.
Wednesday, Jan. 9
Arlington Committee of 100: Amazon HQ2
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Arlington landed Amazon’s HQ2. Now what? Victor Hoskins of Arlington Economic Development and Stephen Moret of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership join the discussion.
Info Session for Student Trip to Germany with Arlington/Aachen Sister City Exchange
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Students are invited to learn more about the July 2019 program, which includes a two-week homestay in Arlington’s sister city of Aachen plus three days in Berlin, the capital of Germany.
Friday, Jan. 11
Opening Reception at Cody Gallery: Hilda Shapiro Thorpe
Cody Gallery of Marymount University (1000 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Cody Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Baltimore native Hilda Shapiro Thorpe. Thorpe’s work, often investigating color, scale, physicality and fragility, speaks with great relevance to the contemporary work developed today.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Paint, Build, Create!
Fairlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
This annual event is free and open to the public and will feature STEM-based projects for all ages and abilities, including bubble painting, mirror boxes, kaleidoscopes, kinetic sand, cup and string telephones, simple levers, slime and lots more.
Great Gift, But How Does this Gadget Work?
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Got a gadget as a gift that you can’t figure out? Want to get started using your new eBook reader or Kindle? Drop in to get help with your newly gifted gadget.
The week started as summer and is ending, unmistakably, as fall. On the plus side, we have a stretch of crisp, sunny days ahead, with the exception of some rain…
A 5 BD/2 BA home with a light-filled den and screened back porch is included in Open Houses.
Early voting got off to a muted start today (Thursday) at the Arlington County government headquarters in Courthouse. “We had a line of five voters when we opened at 8…
Wakefield High School and Claremont Elementary School were secured today in response to reports of gunfire in nearby Bailey’s Crossroads.
Now you can have fun with your family and friends when deciding where to eat!
Just hop aboard The Lunch Train and set the destination for: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or nightlife!
– No app necessary. Simply go to the website if you’d like!
– No account necessary
– Use your current location or a desired location
– Add restaurants you’re interested in, invite your friends, and play the game!
Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved. Join ACFCU for our Homebuying