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.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Arlington Committee of 100: Exploring Arlington’s Intolerant Past
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Hard as it may be to believe, Nazism has long and substantive roots in Arlington. Join the Arlington Committee of 100 as it explores this part of Arlington’s history and discuss implications for today with Charlie Clark, local historian and Falls Church New-Press columnist.
Thursday, Feb. 14
Celebrate Love this Valentine’s Day*
Quinns on the Corner (1776 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7 p.m.
If you’re looking for a fun, casual party that won’t break the bank this Valentine’s Day, Quinn’s is the place to be! Tickets are $10 and include: entrance for two, one bottle of champagne, festive Jell-o shots and party favors.
Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub (2800 S. Randolph Street)
Time: 5 p.m.-11 p.m.
If you don’t have any plans for Valentine’s Day yet, come and join for a unique anti-Valentine’s evening, with special drinks and food, games and a pinata at 8 p.m.
Forging the Way to Arlington Public School Desegregation: A Panel Discussion
Reinch Library Auditorium, Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
This panel will discuss the legal and community story behind Arlington’s struggle to desegregate APS during the mid-1950s including the difficult fight against Virginia’s policy of “Massive Resistance.”
Friday, Feb. 15
“Rock at the Rink” at Pentagon Row’s Ice Rink
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Rock with the DMV’s favorite local female DJs at “Rock at the Rink.” Performers include DJ Cyd, DJ Karma, DJ KayJay and DJ Tezrah, Fridays from now through March 8.
Saturday, Feb. 16
Become a Better Communicator and Leader: Join the SALT Toastmasters Club*
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Learn the how-to’s of communication and leadership, hear from guest speakers, and present best practices for being an effective and efficient communicator and leader in every other capacity of life.
Valentine’s Day Couples Cocktail Classes
Fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
This Valentine’s Day, grab your honey and elevate your bartending skills with Head Mixologist Robert Taylor’s Couples Cocktail Classes.
Sunday, Feb. 17
Presidents’ Day with the Nats’ Running Presidents!
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Take a selfie with George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy from the Washington Nationals, and then watch them race around The Loop at 3 p.m.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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