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Arlington Agenda: February 3-9

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, February 4

The Art of Meditation
Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Gen Kelsang Demo, the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center in Washington, is teaching a meditation class. She has been a student and disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and has been teaching for 18 years.

Wednesday, February 5

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

This online information session will explore Virginia Tech’s three different MBA program options, including the Ballston-based Executive MBA. They will discuss the courses, format, and admissions requirements for each program option.

Thursday, February 6

AUSA’s Lemnitzer Series Presents Author James M. Scott
Association of the United States Army (2425 Wilson Blvd) 
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

The Lemnitzer Lecture Series will present a discussion with James M. Scott, the author of “Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila,” a book about the history of the wars in the Pacific. Scott  was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2018 for his other book, “Target Tokyo.”

Friday, February 7

Art and Pizza Night for Kids (5-10 years)
Art House 7 (5537 Lee Highway) 
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Art House 7 will look after your kids for three hours. Kids will complete an art project led by two teenagers, have pizza and watch a video. There will be an adult to supervise. The child must be between 5-10 years old and there will be an entrance fee of $40.

Saturday, February 8

Darwin Trivia & MST3K Movie Night
Arlington Mill Community Center, Room 418 (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:15-10 p.m.

To commemorate Darwin Day, friends of the David M. Brown Planetarium will be hosting a trivia night. Following the trivia session, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation of “The Giant Gila Monster” will be shown.

Sunday, February 9

Annual Giant Used Book Sale!*
Saint Ann Church Parish Hall (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 

The sale will have a wide variety of books, ranging from politics, history, biographies, self-help, language, cookbooks, school texts, mysteries, romance, travel, sci-fi, fantasy, and books for teens and kids as well. There will be coffee and tea served all day.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event.

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