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Arlington Agenda: April 8-14

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, April 8

Galaxy HutGalaxy Hut Comedy Night
Galaxy Hut (2711 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Reid Clark is hosting a comedy night at the Galaxy Hut featuring performances by Rob Coffee, Shop Kelly, Fernando Madrigal, Sid Reynolds, and Alex Starr. Tickets cost $5.

Tuesday, April 9

The Climate Crisis: Impacts and Solutions
George Mason University (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Former Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette will give a presentation on climate change, following by panel discussion about climate crisis and what Arlington is doing about it.

Wednesday, April 10

French Students Choral Concert*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Arlington’s sister city of Reims, France performs in the county as the last stop on a three week tour. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16 and can be purchased online.

#MeToo: Being Men — Raising Men
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Join County Board Members and Male Community Leaders (teachers, coaches, veterans, fathers, students and more) for a panel discussion about healthy masculinity and sexual assault.

Arlington Committee of 100’s: E-Scooters, Dockless bikes
Marymount University  (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The Committee will hold a discussion on the benefits and downsides of e-scooters and dockless bikes. The Meet & Greet begins at 7pm, dinner at 7:30.

Thursday, April 11

Mother2Mother Presents Songs of Hope
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse  (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.

The Cabaret-style show with pop, jazz, and broadway music advocates for at-risk women and children and raises funds for The DC Children’s Advocacy Center.

Friday, April 12

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

The church’s annual Lent fish fry returns with plenty of fish, sides and drinks for everyone. Families are invited, and anyone looking to attend the dinner event can RSVP online.

Mister Days’ Last Days
Mister Days (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: All day

Clarendon’s longtime sports bar Mister Days invites the public to help celebrate its last night open after 43 years in business. Owner Robert Lee told ARLnow last week he’s retiring.

Saturday, April 13

Arlington Arts Festival (Photo via event website)

7th Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts 
3003 Washington Blvd
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Admission is free to the 7th annual Arlington Festival of the Arts which will feature works of art from pottery to paintings by over 100 artists this weekend.

Trail Cleanup on the W&OD
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center (4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteers are cleaning litter from the side of the W&OD Trail between Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center and Columbia Pike. Refreshments, water, and trash bags are available.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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