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Arlington Agenda: June 24-30

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, June 24

Yoga & Breathwork Session at The View of DC
The View of DC (1201 Wilson Blvd, Suite 115)
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The View of DC will host a special yoga and breathwork session with Emily Rasowsky, a 500-hour EYT certified yoga instructor and breathwork facilitator.

Wednesday, June 26

Arlington GOP June Meeting With Grover Norquist*
Summers Restaurant & Sports Bar (1520 N. Courthouse Road)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Join the Arlington GOP for our June meeting with special guest Grover Norquist, president and founder of Americans for Tax Reform.

Summer Concert Series at the Village at Shirlington
Village At Shirlington (2700 S. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Village of Shirlington’s Decades of Summer features music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. This week Juliet Lloyd Band performs. Cheesetique will offer $5 wine tastings.

Thursday, June 27

Crystal City Crafts Market
220 20th Street
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Enjoy a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath and beauty products and other local, handcrafted products as well as live-music and select food products.

Friday, June 28

Pops in the Park – Arlington Philharmonic
Lubber Run Amphitheater (200 N. Columbus Street)
Time: 8-9:30 p.m.

The annual “Pops in the Park” concert is a benefit for the Arlington Philharmonic. Pets, kids, and picnic meals are welcome at this free event.

Saturday, June 29

Pride Party at Punch Bowl Social*
Punch Bowl Social (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 12-4 p.m.

Grab your crown and party with Deja-Miss Gay Arlington, BallstonGives and the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance. Free to attend with RSVP in advance.

NYT Bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer & OMP’s own Anna Bright
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 3-4 p.m.

Brigid Kemmerer, author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely, and Anna Bright, author of The Beholder, share their writing tips, world building techniques, and probably some inside jokes.

Sunday, June 30

Firefly Festival to Lights Up Fort C.F. Smith Park
Fort C.F. Smith Park (2411 24th Street N.)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Families with children ages 3 and up are encouraged to bring a blanket and dinner, as they wait for the fireflies to make their appearance at sunset. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. $7 fee collected at registration.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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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.

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