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Arlington Agenda: February 11-17

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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Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science.

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If you are a lifelong learner over 50+ who wants to make new friends, power up your brain, and enjoy a wide-variety college-level courses, Encore Learning is for you. An Arlington based nonprofit, Encore Learning offers courses in the arts, theater, literature, history, technology and more. This semester we offer our most popular course, Global Hot Spots as well as 25 new courses. Courses are presented either online or in-person at George Mason University at Virginia Square and other Arlington locations.

Join the free presentation to learn about courses and meet the instructors. This is Encore Learning’s signature event to highlight the upcoming semester with brief presentations by each instructor.

The Spring Course Preview event is Thursday, February 2nd at 9:30 AM via Zoom: 

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