Arlington Agenda: February 4-10

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

The Evolving Role of a First Lady
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

Janette Muir, associate provost for undergraduate education at George Mason University, discusses the changing role of First Ladies, and the way the Office of the First Lady has evolved over time.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Opioid Panel Discussion
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Hear unique and varied perspectives from the front lines of the opioid crisis. Panelists will include an addiction treatment provider, police officials, a person living in recovery, and a family member with a loved one who has suffered from addiction.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Social Walk + Cozy Coffee Hour in Courthouse
Beangood! The Coffee Pub (1737 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

WalkArlington is checking out Courthouse and its great coffee spots that give neighbors something to feel cozy about. The evening will conclude with a social, warm beverages, and snacks at CoworkCafe, 2719 Wilson Blvd.

Friday, Feb. 8

Winter Bike to Work Day 2019
Gravelly Point, Mount Vernon Trail
Time: 7-9 a.m.

Visit a pit stop at Gravelly Point (along the Mount Vernon Trail near the Capital Bikeshare station) for swag and mingling with fellow riders.

Saturday, Feb. 9

National Chamber Ensemble — The Romantics*
Gunston Arts Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The program features extraordinary, exotic and enticing shorter works by Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Rachmaninov, Saint-Saens and Mendelssohn.

Home Buying in the Amazon Age: What YOU Need to Know
Weichert, Realtors Arlington (4701 Old Dominion Drive)
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Paying a lot in rent and are unsure if/when you can buy? Found your credit score online but don’t know the next steps? Need to know how to find something affordable? Come find out the answers to these questions and more at this free seminar.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Annual Giant Used Book Fair*
Saint Ann Church (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Take advantage of great prices in a relaxed atmosphere — come early and enjoy a Valentine’s Day bake sale! Free admission and parking and coffee/tea all day.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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