Arlington Agenda: December 16-22

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, December 16

Dementia-Friendly Arlington
Westover Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 2-3 p.m. 

This open, public discussion will touch on the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Make sure RSVP for an event reminder.

AWLA Holiday Affair Winter Fundraiser
Signature Theatre (4200 Campbell Avenue) 
Time: 7-9:30 p.m.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is taking it back to the 194os at this party, with proceeds going towards the animal shelter.

Tuesday, December 17

Gunston Bubble Renovation Meeting
Gunston Community Center (2700 S. Lang Street)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

The Gunston Bubble athletic facility is being renovated and is in its design phase. Come learn more about the project and give feedback at this meeting.

Wednesday, December 18

Arlington Community Chorus Winter Concert
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The Arlington Community Chorus is presenting its winter concert, “Winter’s Glow.” The group will perform a variety of holiday favorites and admission is free.

Thursday, December 19

Virginia Tech MBA Programs Information Session*
Virginia Tech Ballston Campus (900 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12-1 p.m.

Learn more about Virginia Tech’s Ballston-based Executive MBA program at this information session, where officials will discuss curriculum, tuition, financial aid, and more.

Friday, December 20

The Sounds of Christmas 
The Church at Clarendon (1210 N. Highland Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

The Lyon Village-based GoGo Symphony will be performing, along with DC Strings. The event is free, but space is limited and advanced registration is required.

Saturday, December 21

Last Chance Holiday Bazaar
Lyon Village Community House (1920 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 

This bazaar features wares from dozens of local artists, ranging from jewelry to scarves and candles, making it perfect for shopping for holiday gifts.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

Submit your own Announcement here.

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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