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Arlington Agenda: March 18-24

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, March 18

SCREENAGERS – Growing Up in the Digital Age
Saint Ann Parish Hall (5300 1oth Street N.)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The film SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on-depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction.

Wednesday, March 20

Toastmasters Open House*
Arlington Mill Community Center (4600 N. Fairfax Drive)
Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Seeking people interested in communication and leadership: Hear from experienced guest speakers and learn how Toastmasters helps members develop leadership skills and gain confidence.

Tea and History: A Look at the Women’s Suffrage Movement
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Come join us for afternoon tea and to learn the fascinating history of the fight for women’s voting rights as the 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment to the Constitution nears.

Aquatics Forum
W-L Little Theater (1300 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Learn how Arlington’s FY 2020 budget affects admission fee and the current and future operations of the Arlington’s schools pools. Join us March 20 from 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, March 21

Dry Shade Gardening “Made in the Shade”
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Learn about design choices, soil amendments, proven plant choices and inventive space substitutions for gardening in dry shade conditions.

Friday, March 22

Saint Agnes Lenten Soup Suppers*
St. Agnes Catholic Church (1910 N. Randolph Street)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The Lenten suppers will take place on Fridays through April 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. It will be followed by confessions and stations of the cross in the church.

Saturday, March 23

“Backyard Critters,” A Photo Exhibit Opening Reception and Artists’ Talk*
Cherrydale Branch Library (2190 N. Military Road)
Time:  2-4 p.m.

Sightings of foxes, deer, hawks, owls and even flying squirrels have proliferated in Arlington in recent years. This exhibit comprises photographs taken by three local photographers.

Sunday, March 24

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

Experience the musical era obsessed with clarity, charm, balance, form and the works of Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Cherry Blossom Tea
The Ritz-Carlton (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Enjoy cherry blossom-inspired creations and Japanese-influenced delicacies, including unique teas and signature cocktails. Prices start at $42 per person.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

Outstanding Young Artist

Tony Woods Live – Standup Comedy Showcase

Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
$15 – General admission
$20 –

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