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, November 4
Start-Up With Financial Success
Arlington Economic Development (1100 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 10 a.m.-4:10 p.m.
This workshop, led by five experts across different economic fields, will cover the basics of financial management for small businesses, from choosing the right accounting software to paying quarterly tax estimates.
Lost Dog – South Arlington (2920 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Art Night is a casual monthly meet up for area creatives, in the background of the Lost Dog Cafe. Paper and pencils will be provided, and artists are encouraged to bring any other supplies. RSVP for an event reminder.
Tuesday, November 5
Arlington Kick-Off for Safe Streets
Buzz Bakeshop (818 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Arlington Families for Safe Streets is a new group working to promote pedestrian safety through public outreach programs, policy advocacy, and more. Its monthly meetings will be held to discuss and plan upcoming programs.
National Nachos Day
Punch Bowl Social (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 11 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
On National Nachos Day, Punch Bowl Social is encouraging customers to try its cauliflower nachos, made with corn tortilla chips, queso, jalapeños, pickled red onions, and a jalapeño lime crema.
Wednesday, November 6
Ellen Crosby – The Angels’ Share
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street)
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Ellen Crosby will be speaking at One More Page Books to promote her latest novel, The Angels’ Share, a mystery that takes place in Virginia wine country. There will be wine, cake, and a discussion with the author.
Thursday, November 7
Legislative Forum on Aging Issues
Farlington Community Center (3308 S. Stafford Street)
Time: 9:45-11:30 a.m.
The Arlington and Alexandria Commissions on Aging will host a forum of Virginia Senators and delegates for a discussion on legislation that affects older adults, those with disabilities, and caregivers.
MONA Holiday Sip-n-Shop
Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road)
Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
Mothers of North Arlington are hosting their annual sip-n-shop, featuring dozens of local vendors selling a variety of wares, including beauty products, apparel, home goods, and more. Drink tickets are being sold for $7 in advance or $10 at the door.
Friday, November 8
Play: Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, A Lesbian Love Story
Gunston Theatre Two (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 8-9:40 p.m.
Dominion Stage Theatre presents “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove,” the story of seven lesbian friends over the course of the summer, who take in a straight woman after she leaves her husband to become an alternative kind of family.
Saturday, November 9
Scouting for Food – Food Drive
AFAC (2708 S. Nelson Street)
Time: 8-11 a.m.
AFAC is partnering with the Chain Bridge District of the National Capital Area Council of Boy Scouts for the 25th annual “Scouting for Food” food drive, which has collected more than one million pounds of food for AFAC since 1995.
Parker Looks Up
Nook Ballston Quarter (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Parker Curry, the little girl who went viral earlier this year for her photo looking up at Michelle Obama’s portrait, now has a children’s book. In order to celebrate the release of her book, she will be at the Nook for reading, a dance party, and a book signing.
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St. Charles offers a play-based curriculum in a welcoming, Christ-centered environment.
Our program focuses on socio-emotional development and kindergarten readiness through hands-on and engaging activities. Our programs offer different schedules ranging from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for students, ages 2-5. We feature a full-day Jr. kindergarten class for older 4’s/5’s. Our facility includes a full-sized gymnasium, school chapel, and library. All of our students enjoy music and physical education weekly. Children have an opportunity to participate in enrichment classes such as soccer, basketball, ballet, and science.
We offer Summer Camp with weekly themes and twice a week water play, including Fun Friday moon bounce. Please join us for our Open House Feb. 3 at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up.
For more information or to schedule a tour, visit us at www.stcharlesarlington.org or call (703) 527-0608.
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