Arlington Agenda: May 27-June 2

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.

Tuesday, May 28

Arlington Parents: Do You Want Healthy School Food?
Columbia Pike Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

Real Food for Kids unites parents and local leaders to improve school meals. We change school menus and build a lasting commitment from administrators and elected officials to put our kids’ health first when making decisions around school food.

Wednesday, May 29

Green Drinks Happy Hour with Ready for 100 & EcoAction Arlington!
Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Learn more about green initiatives in the area and how you can get involved with two local environmental organizations, and support local environmental work!

Thursday, May 30

Mental Wellness from A to Z
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join representatives from the Department of Human Services’ Prevention Services, Children and Family Behavioral Health, Adult Behavioral Health and other health agencies for a panel discussion and conversation about mental wellness.

Friday, May 31

The Talented Clementine (World Premiere)
Gunston Arts Center – Theatre One (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.

Based on the book by Sara Pennypacker. Tickets: $15 for Adults, $12 for Children, Students, Military and Seniors with a valid ID. Includes all box office fees.

Saturday, June 1

Armed Forces Cycling Classic
2121 Crystal Drive
Time: 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Armed Forces Cycling Classic is the region’s premier cycling event, open to cycling enthusiasts of all abilities. Cyclists with USA Cycling licenses are invited to race in Arlington on both days.

Meetup Walk with a Ranger
United States Marine Corps War Memorial
Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Come hang with a National Park Service Ranger and go on a 3 mile hike, get some exercise, see some sites on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Sunday, June 2

17th Annual Green Home and Garden Tour
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1-5 p.m.

This 17th annual tour offers ideas to go green in your own home and includes a mixture of new green homes, green renovations, and watershed-friendly gardens. The fee to register for the tour is $5. Register at

Bark in the Park
James Hunter Dog Park (1299 N. Herndon Street)
Time: 3-6 p.m.

The event will feature live music by Americana group Caroline Ferrante, bites from the Smoking Kow BBQ food truck, and plenty of activities and goodies for human children and four-legged “kids” alike.

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