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Arlington Agenda: July 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, July 8

Disabilities and Employment
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.

This session will focus on trying to enter the workforce, advancing within your current organization, and transitioning into a new field. Free and open to the public. RSVP here.

Rep. Beyer Town Hall Meeting
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) is hosting his next town hall at Wakefield High School to discuss the issues on your mind, and what he is doing in Congress. Attend the event to share your views and participate in the discussion.

Wednesday, July 10

National Teddy Bear Picnic Day Celebration
Market Common Clarendon (2800 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day! Bring your own lunch and your best Teddy Bear pal for music, story time, giveaways, ice cream treats, and keepsake photos.

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

Justin Trawick & The Common Good perform at the Decades of Summer, which features music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s on Wednesdays. Cheestique will offer $5 wine tastings.

Friday, July 12

Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Water Park (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden, featuring food from The Stand’s rotating lineup of vendors, adult and kid friendly beverage selections, and live music.

Virginia Tech Executive MBA Class Visit
Virginia Tech Research Center (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.

Get a glimpse into the Virginia Tech Executive MBA student experience. You will sit in on a current Executive MBA class and have the opportunity to engage with students, faculty and program staff. Register here.

Saturday, July 13

Jennie Dean Park Project
Charles Drew Community Center (3500 23rd Street S.)
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

See the updated design for the Jennie Dean Park Project along with new information on the picnic shelters, public art and what is being discussed with Green Valley Civic Association for historic interpretation.

Spoons, Toons & Booze
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Your Favorite Saturday Morning Cartoons + Brunch Cocktails + Free Cereal! Over 100 cartoon series from the 1940s through the early 2000s and you get to choose what we watch!

Sunday, July 14

Aikido in the park
Glencarlyn Park (301 S. Harrison Street)
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Once a month, weather permitting, we hold an aiki-weapons class followed by a cookout. Extra bokken and jos should be available if you do not have your own. No need to wear your gi; please wear street clothes.

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Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.

The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.

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The Kinhaven 5K and Family Fest is the family-friendly race of the fall. Runners, walkers, and stroller pushers hit the trail while family members enjoy the fan zone including moonbounce, face painting, music, snacks, and games.

Proceeds support outdoor education and fitness programming.

Early Bird Registration rates through September 30 at runkinhavendotcom!

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Standup Comedy Showcase Starring John F. O’Donnell (Comedy Central)

Live standup comedy starring John F. O’Donnell (Comedy Central)
Friday, October 20

Headliner: John F. O’Donnell

John was a correspondent on the radical comedy news TV show, “Redacted Tonight,” for 5 years. Recently, he released his debut one-hour standup special,

Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Presents METAPHEST, October 14-15, 2023

Workshops on: ~ Meditation ~ Intro to Tarot: The Aces and Major Arcana

~ Ageless Aging ~ Past Life Regression ~ Animal Communication and Healing

~ Psychometry ~ Spiritual Healing ~ Self Soul Love ~ Consciously Clearing Clutter ~ Awareness/Mindfulness/Consciousness.


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