Arlington Agenda: January 14-20

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. 14

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar*
1600 Wilson Blvd
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

In this free class, the Keri Shull and Orange Line Living Team will teach you everything you need to know about buying your first home, from your first steps exploring the market to throwing your housewarming party.

Exploring Secret Histories: An evening with the Atlas Obscura Society D.C.
Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join Matt Blitz, journalist at Arlington Magazine and head of the Atlas Obscura Society D.C., to unfold secret histories and discover overlooked places in Arlington and the metro area.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Microsoft Excel: Basics
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:45 p.m.

Excel can help you organize your data within spreadsheets and then track and visualize the data for better management and insight into large amounts of information. In this class learn to create worksheets, navigate toolbars, enter text and more.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Rain Gardens in Storm Water Management
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Aileen Winquist, Arlington County’s watershed outreach program manager, will speak on the county’s storm water management program with particular attention to use of rain gardens. Free and open to the public.

Meet the Chair
George Mason University (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

Get face-to-face with the chair of the Arlington County Board, Christian Dorsey. After hearing the chair’s 2019’s initiatives, the event will open up for questions from the audience in a town hall forum. This event is free to attend, but registration is requested.

Arlington Child Care Initiative Community Open House
Arlington County Department of Human Services (2100 Washington Blvd)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Drop in any time between 7 and 9 pm to provide feedback on staff recommendations related to changes to the zoning ordinance and local child care codes. The County Board is weighing a series of potential tweaks regarding standards for daycare centers and their staff.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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