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, May 20
Bus Transformation Project Open House
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us for the Bus Transformation Project open house. Learn about the draft plan for transforming bus, engage with staff, and share your feedback. Come join in the discussion!
1st Time Home Buyer Seminar*
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 101)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Topics covered include financing programs, how to avoid double paying a rent and a mortgage, how to calculate your budget the right way and more.
Tuesday, May 21
EcoAction Author Night
Josephine’s Italian Kitchen (2501 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Join EcoAction Arlington for our first author night! We will feature readings by several local authors, including a few with books just published. Featured authors include Jessica Claire Haney, Rick Hodges, and Nancy Striniste of EarlySpace.
Wednesday, May 22
Death Cafe: Exploring the Subject of Death
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Jamie Arthurs from Dignity Memorial and Jane Morrison from Capital Caring will be facilitating two informal group-directed discussions about death and other end of life issues; other than helping people become more comfortable with the topic, there is no particular. Free coffee and sweet treats will be served.
Friday, May 24
Open every Friday starting in May, Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden set within the Crystal City Water Park, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music from local bands and musicians.
Saturday, May 25
Learn the Art and Science of Storytelling*
Cafe Sazon (4704 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Storymasters will help you craft a compelling narrative, inspire others to follow your lead and connect with diverse audiences. Gain feedback from a diverse community and walk away with confidence in your ability to motivate people toward a vision and make meaningful change in the world through storytelling.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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