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Arlington Agenda: April 23-28

(Updated on 4/23/19) 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, April 24

Ready for 100 Pints & Postcards Happy Hour
Don Tito (3165 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The Ready for 100 campaign is inviting community members to meet for a drink and to write postcards to public officials in support of 100% clean energy.

Westover Village Historic Fundraiser*
Westover Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

The Westover Preservation Legal Fund will host a fundraiser at Westover Beer Garden featuring live music from a Westover based band.

Thursday, April 25

Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival
Central Place Plaza (1800 N. Lynn Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Rosslyn’s outdoor book festival returns with 25,000 used books, CDs and DVDs with prices ranging from $1 to $8. All proceeds benefit Turning the Page.

Bike to Work Day Interest Party
Heavy Seas Alehouse (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Get free help mapping a safe bike route to work, among other tips to for those looking to try cycling commuting for the first time. Registration is required.

Redskins Draft Day Fundraiser
The G.O.A.T. (3028 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.

Raising money to donate to Abby’s Army, a nonprofit “dedicated to supporting the children and families affected by and fighting pediatric cancer.”

Friday, April 26

EcoAction Arlington Earth Day Breakfast
Virginia Tech (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.

Register online to join fellow community leaders in sustainability to network and hear our featured presentation from Virginia Delegate Rip Sullivan about the 2019 legislative session.

Voices for Solidarity Concert
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 6-9 p.m.

The Voices for Solidarity concert will celebrate solidarity by diverse communities by featuring local artists, actors, and poets reflecting the diverse community.

Saturday, April 27

Aprilfest at Walker Chapel
Walker Chapel United Methodist Church (4102 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sale features flowers, hanging baskets, and mulch; beautiful, gently used books for children and adults; CDs, DVDs, and computer games along with a bake sale and breakfast/lunch cafe.

Handmade Arlington 2019*
Swanson Middle School (5800 N. Washington Blvd.)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Locally-organized arts and crafts show featuring over 60 high-quality, professional arts and crafts makers and four local food trucks.

The Art and Science of Storytelling: Toastmasters Club*
Cafe Sazon (4704 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

At Storymasters Toastmasters Club, you will learn that the best way to get your point across is indeed to tell a story, and what stories you should tell.

Candidate Debate Delegate District 49 
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 2:30-4 p.m.

The League of Women Voters of Arlington, the Nu Xi Zeta Chapter, Alexandria, and the AAUW Arlington Branch will host debate between Del. Alfonso Lopez and Julius Spain, Sr.

Arlington Bunny Hop*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Irving Street)
Time: 8 a.m.

The church is hosting its 2nd annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk through the Ashton Heights neighborhood beginning at the church. The event supports Bridges to Independence.

Sunday, April 28

In Christy’s Shoes Sole Celebration*
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5-8 p.m.

This fundraiser for women in the DMV features a fashion show, a silent auction, shoe box raffle wall, shoe and sock selfie contest, photo booth and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

2nd Annual Quinceanera Expo Arlington
Holiday Inn Crystal City (2650 Jefferson Davis Highway)
Time: 12-3:30 p.m.

Meet the Area’s well known professionals as you start your planning. Enjoy delicious bites, decadent sweets and more. Stick around to see the hottest and latest quinceañera gowns.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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