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Arlington Agenda: January 27-February 2

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, January 27

Arlington Dems Volunteer Open House*
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7-8:30 p.m. 

Join Arlington Democrats at this volunteer open house in Ballston to learn about local opportunities to get involved in the next election.

Encore Learning Lecture
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Encore Learning presents a local history lecture entitled “New Light on Arlington’s Little War: Balls Cross Road Skirmish” by Peter Vasekioykis, President of the Third U.S. Infantry Sesquicentennial Committee.

Books & Burton: A Story Hour for Adults 
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7-8 p.m. 

Relax, color or put together a puzzle while listening to a short story read by LeVar Burton from the podcast LeVar Burton Reads.

Love is Love Book Club 
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave)
Time: 7-8 p.m.

The club is hosting a series of discussions about LGBTQIA+ books. The January title to be discussed is “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. Bring your favorite books to share and compare, along with the monthly reading selection.

Tuesday, January 28

Virginia for Pete Buttigieg*
Ballston Quarter Food Hall (4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Virginia for Pete Buttigieg will share information with fellow Pete supporters about opportunities to volunteer and support Buttigieg’s campaign for president.

Pride & Prejudice & Tea
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive) 

Time: 6-8 p.m. 

Celebrate the 207th birthday of the famous novel, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, with tea and discussion about the book, plus Regency history, etiquette, and of course, Mr. Darcy. Tea and snacks will be served.

Thursday, January 30

Heroes, History & Hamburgers
Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street) 
Time: 7-9 p.m.

The library will be hosting a free viewing of a documentary about Arlington’s history, covering everything from Arlington being the first place in Virginia to desegregate its public schools, as well as the place where Orville Wright first tested his airplanes.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
H-B Woodlawn @ The Heights (1601 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an award-winning musical which has been performed for years including multiple runs in the West End and on Broadway. There will also be showings on Friday and Saturday.

Friday, January 31

Hidden Braces $1000 Off Special Event*
VCO Orthodontics (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 810) 
Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

VCO Orthodontics in Rosslyn is hosting a special event for hidden braces, lasting only for one day. These 3D printed braces go on the inside of your teeth, making them completely invisible.

Saturday, February 1

Lunar New Year Celebration
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (1100 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 12-5 p.m.

The Pentagon City mall will celebrate Lunar New Year with a special Asian New Year event. There will be live entertainment, including lion and dragon dances, two Hanfu fashion shows, and musical performances.

Cozy Mysteries with Local Authors
One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101)
Time: 2-3 p.m. 

Garage sales, gluten-free cooking and murder! One More Page Books welcomes two local mystery writers, Sherry Harris and Libby Klein, to discuss their latest novels.

*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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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!

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