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Arlington Agenda: August 19-25

(Updated at 11:40 a.m.) 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, Aug. 19

1st Time Home Buyer Seminar *
Keri Shull Team (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 202)
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

This event will teach new potential homeowners to save thousands of dollars and avoid mistakes. Attendees will receive special perks like a credit towards a new home. This event is free.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Make It Tuesday: Leaf Print Tote Bag
The Connection: Crystal City Pop-Up Library (2100 Crystal Drive)

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The library invites patrons to come craft and relax while making a tote bag. This event is free for library patrons.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Our Shared Street Pop-Up on Columbia Pike
Outdoor Intersection (4601 S. Four Mile Run Drive)
Time: 5-7 p.m. 

This annual event invites the community to learn about different methods of transportation in the area. It is free and there will be games, food, giveaways.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Steve Dangle: Russian Machine Never Breaks
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 2-4 p.m. 

Local hockey blog Russian Machine Never Breaks is bringing Canadian hockey blogger Steve (Dangle) Glynn to the area. He will be at the bookstore signing copies of his new book and talking about how he fell in love with hockey.

Wags n’ Whiskers
Village at Shirlington (4280 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This dog-friendly festival will feature adoptable pets, live music and family activities. Dog experts will be on-site.


Arlington “Bat Fest”
Gulf Branch Nature Center (3608 Military Road)
Time: 6:30- 9 p.m. 

This event will feature live bats and help educate the community on the local creatures. Registration is required and costs $5.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

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Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

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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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Tony Woods Live – Standup Comedy Showcase

Live Standup Comedy Starring the Legendary Tony Woods!
Arlington, VA
Friday, November 25

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Doors at 7pm)
Crystal City Sports Pub (3rd floor lounge)
529 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA
$15 – General admission
$20 –

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