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, July 23
Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism
National Rural Electric Cooperative (4301 Wilson Boulevard)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Arlington Cares will celebrate current members at this free event. Local nonprofit and county partners will share their work and promote community service opportunities.
Protecting our Environment Through Effective Advocacy
Arlington Central Library, Bluemont Room (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
EcoAction Arlington will hold an interest meeting for a new committee on environmental advocacy, focused on civic engagement. EcoAction Arlington asks that attendees RSVP.
Wednesday, July 24
Long & Foster Charity Hawaiian Bingo Night*
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.
This evening fundraiser will benefit the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. There will be $4,000 worth prizes and giveaways throughout the evening, as well as food and drink.
Writing Nonfiction 101
Connection: Crystal City Library (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Local author, Dave Price, will share his advice on editing and revising. This event is free but the library asks attendees to RSVP online. This event is part of a series offering various writing tips.
Thursday, July 25
Food Truck Green Day
Crystal City BID (220 20th Street S.)
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Crystal City BID, JBG Smith and Curbside Kitchen are partnering to bring together food trucks together for lunch while eliminating styrofoam use.
Friday, July 26
Fridays at the Fountain
Crystal City Waterpark (1601 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5-9 p.m.
The weekly pop-up beer garden invites the community to enjoy a variety of beverages while listening to live music. Food from a local vendor will also be available for purchase.
Saturday, July 27
Ballston Field Day*
Washington Liberty High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Ballston BID invites the community to participate in a variety of athletic challenges. A mandatory $5 fee raises money for Doorways — a nonprofit fighting domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood. Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace, Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances. Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage. The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage. After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.
Is home ownership a goal of yours in 2023? Now is the time to make it happen! Grab a (virtual) drink with the area’s top Real Estate experts, learn all about the home buying process and on how you can get $1,500 towards your closing costs immediately!
Did you know the average Arlington renter will spend $150K in 5 years of renting? Stop paying down someone else’s mortgage! Join us for a Rent vs. Buy Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 7th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. If this time doesn’t work, we also are offering times convenient for your schedule!
A lot has happened in the local market since the beginning of the pandemic. Sip on your drink of choice and learn from Northern Virginia, Arlington and Washingtonian Magazines top producing agents! We will discuss the latest market updates, the home buying process and rent vs. buy cost savings. Please RSVP by clicking here.
Call/text Manavi at 703-869-6698 with any questions!
Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved
Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved.
Join ACFCU’s mortgage loan officers
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.
Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,